Summary
A business-savvy creative pro skilled at distilling concepts into compelling visuals.
Known for an unflappable demeanor and seamless project management.
Can spot a typo a mile away.
Experience
Independent Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA  2001 – Present 
•  Develop logos, collateral, web banners, infographics and event materials
•  Provide businesses and nonprofits with branding guidance and development
•  Execute expert-level photo correction, retouching and restoration
•  Proactively select vendors and materials to maximize each client’s budget

Principal Designer: Raytheon
El Segundo, CA  2012 – 2018
•  Provided creative and branding oversight for a division with 2017 sales of $6.4M
•  Developed logos, collateral, presentations, infographics and technical illustrations
•  Produced high-profile event deliverables such as programs, signage and awards
•  Performed secure document handling procedures required by Department of Defense
•  Art directed proposal for $5.5M U.S. Navy missile defense program
Art Director, Good Solutions Group
Pasadena, CA   2010 – 2012
•  Designed items for Coca Cola, The North Face, Kraft and Nestlé outreach programs
•  Each program’s materials engaged consumers into supporting client’s chosen cause
•  Led the successful sourcing, design and printing of 2+ million official park maps
•  Hired and managed contractor as part of leading the launch of interactive maps  
•  Produced digital materials directly linked to increased web and social media traffic
•  Designed 30 promo items for events involving the FDNY, Nesquik and Duane Reade
Lead Designer, Antioch University Los Angeles
Culver City, CA   2006 – 2010 
•  Designed innovative printed materials including ads, collateral and signage
•  Developed award-winning publications including a 48-page alumni magazine
•  Executed digital materials including website concepts, flyers and banner ads
•  Coordinated/produced complex events including commencement ceremony
•  Effectively managed and art-directed interns, contractors and student workers
Education
Master Of Arts In Psychology; Antioch University Los Angeles (2009)
Focus: Aesthetics and Consumer Behavior
Bachelor Of Arts In Graphic Design; Columbia College Chicago (2001)