Napa State Hospital
Nov 2016 - Present (4 years 8 months)
Administrative duties, answering phone calls, creating forms and reports in Word, Excel & Powerpoint, running errands for medical and office supplies, typing skills at 40 WPM, working with nursing staff, administration and mental patients, being proactive and efficient under sensitive daily deadlines. Also creating brand and design collateral for my nursing unit.
Digital Collage Artist
Aug 2013 - Present (7 years 11 months)
Creating a more than year’s worth (so far) of digital collage art. Conceptual ideas based on indie rock songs. Utilized skills in art direction, design, illustration, Photoshop and digital collage techniques.
Feb 2012 - Present (9 years 5 months)
Freelance production work every other month, at Sactown Magazine, a bimonthly consumer, lifestyle publication. Projects include production work on standard, editorial departments featuring arts, food and events.
Jan 2003 - Present (18 years 7 months)
Have done and still doing freelance editorial and marketing design and production. Projects include magazines, brochures, annual reports, ads and book covers for VON Publishing, Zharmae Publishing, Summit Bank and Dunlop Guitars. Freelance out of my home office remotely.
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015 (2 years 4 months)
Sold pre-owned vehicles, extended service plans and accessories at largest used car retailer in the country. Also seasoned in customer service, running credit applications, vehicle appraisal presenting and car buy-ins.
Sep 2003 - Feb 2008 (4 years 5 months)
Duties included art directing, designing and producing this high end, full color, 60 page, monthly, telecom publication. Designed templates from cover to cover on this new startup magazine from scratch. Created original editorial artwork for many Features. Always made monthly deadlines and budgets.