Education

San Diego State University | San Diego, CA

Bachelors of Arts in Graphic Design

Fall 2009 – Fall 2013

Major GPA: 3.83 • Cumulative GPA: 3.36

Coursework: Graphic Design I & II, Typography I & II, Information Graphics, Design Studio, Photographic Imagery, Art of the Book, Packaging

Canyon Crest Academy | San Diego, CA

Graduated 2009

Digital/Fine Arts Conservatory 2006-2009

Once applied and accepted, a 3 year program consisting of learning the different utilizations of digital and fine arts while working on individual or collaborative projects.

Experience

Red Kite | Freelance Designer at a Marketing Consultancy

  • Red Kite (June 2010 – Present): Created flyers, flyer templates, powerpoint templates, and magazine ads. Revised business cards for additional printing and aided in logo revision. 
  • Nu-Set Lock (August 2014 – Present): Designed powerpoint templates, icon graphics, note cards, follow-up cards, and a holiday card.
  • A Secret Place (July 2014 – August 2014): Lead on-location photo-shoot and edited/retouched the photos. Created gift certificates, templates, and flyers.
  • Geri Fit (February 2014): Produced the template for a capability statement.
  • a new well (June 2010 – October 2012): Designed flyers, posters, magazine ads, door hangers. Edited photographs and created a spinner sign.

Freelance Design

July 2014 – Present

  • Norma Hill Designs: Created the layout for clothing tags, lookbook, poster, and logo revision. Then conducted postproduction and assembly of all items.
  • Wedding Invitation: Produced collage design, designed text layout, created RSVP and other invitation additions.
  • Kevershan Design: Restored a scanned photo of an illustrated building by retouching blemishes, removing a crease, repairing color balance.
  • RushTix: Working with Post Design Studio – researched photos and created an inspiration board, created and finalized RushTix Culture Squad type treatment, researched stock photography, designed mock and final twitter banner layout.

Ragz Dressware Inc. | Stylist / Sales Associate

May 2015 – Present

Greeted customers, helped in any and all customer service, answered the phone, styled clothing on women, worked the register, made all sales energetic, friendly, and fun.

9FIVE | Graphic Design Intern

March 2013 – May 2013

Created posters, brochures, flyers, web banners, tech packs, and illustrations. Assisted in the warehouse organization of new product or gathering shipment orders.

Cuicacalli Suites | Desk Assistant at San Diego State University

Fall 2010 – Fall 2013

Facilitated in customer service, answered the phone, logged the activity of residents, rented out equipment, alerted supervisors/authorities in case of emergency.

Skills

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Digital Photography

Basic skills in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver

Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint