San Francisco, CA
Jul 2015 - Present (5 years 11 months)
A small production animation studio based in San Francisco working on unique story projects from short animated films, to children's books and graphic novels.
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015 (3 months)
Freelanced in house as a product designer and illustrator. Worked on the Disney Princess properties and Frozen line, for small dolls and fashion dolls line. Designed concepts and illustration for pitches to Disney and Global sales meetings, created control art for dolls and accessories in Adobe Illustrator for product turnarounds, helped with PIQs, putting together model sheets for factories overseas as a style guide.
Freelance Illustrator/ Storyboard Artist
Manhattan Beach, CA
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
Designed and developing look of animated characters for an animated video commercial and developing assets in Adobe illustrator. Illustrated and designed key frame poses for animation, walk cycles, and visual style guide for Skechers Modern Comfort Shoe Video. Helped with and collaborated on storyboards.
Senior Graphic Designer/ Marketing Manager
Jan 2012 - Oct 2013 (1 year 9 months)
Development of social media platform and strategy.
Complete overhaul and redesign of Nassimi corporate website.
Designing marketing collateral from guidebooks, to cover art for Nassimi binders for their brand collections, and various client needs.
Freelance Graphic Designer and Art Director
Aug 2006 - Dec 2011 (5 years 4 months)
·Provided art direction and created theme concept, look, and illustration for California Center of the Arts’ 2007-2008 season collateral
·Designed and produced San Diego County Treasurer Tax Collector’s 2007 Annual Report
·Designed United Nations Association of San Diego’s Water for Life benefit campaign in Surfshot magazine. Developed series of web banners and print collateral.
·Designed layout banners, posters, T-shirts, and packaging for Infosonics Corp.’s Verykool cell phone marketing and advertising campaign.
·Created, designed, and illustrated series of posters aligned with philosophy and inspired learning models of Lahl and Egan Consulting.
Writer and Illustrator
San Francisco, CA
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011 (1 year 8 months)
Self-published and promoted novel at Comic-Con Artist Alley, via website and social media, and by selling copies to local bookstores including Isotope Comic Book Lounge in San Francisco.
Graphic/Web Designer and Consultant
May 2008 - Feb 2009 (9 months)
·Played key role in streamlining workflow and eliminating backlog by designing graphics for new product launches
·Created graphics for UK new product launch promotions and marketing campaigns.
·Updated and managed site pages in database for U.S. and international sites.
Illustrator and Designer
Nov 2007 - Mar 2008 (4 months)
Product Designer & Illustrator designing hurley backpacks and accessories, reebok luggage, etc.