EDUCATION  A.A.S. Degree in Graphic Design and Illustration Seattle Central Community College 2007

 

CAREER SKILLS

Concept, Design, and Production: books, book jackets, magazine layouts, ads, band identities, logos, and web sites.

Design and Production: Adobe Illustration, InDesign, Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, and Dreamweaver

Illustration: pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink, color pencil, charcoal, acrylic paint, cut paper.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Cascade Architectural & Engineering Supplies: Aug, 2007- Present  For the past six years I have worked as the in house graphic designer and lead large format color printer, in a small, fast paced work environment. I have become proficient in reprographics and finish work, including mounting, laminating and sign making.

Freelance: May, 2000- Present  I have been designing logos for local bands, artists and skateboard shops. I work closely with clients to fine tune designs to fit their brand aesthetic and merchandizing needs.

Silver Cloud Valet: April, 1996- Sep, 2005  I worked as a full time, lead valet at Northwest Hospital, University Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center. I was later promoted to supervisor where my responsibilities ranged from managing employees and customer service to bookkeeping.

Custom Screen PrintingSep, 1993- May, 1995  I was hired to clean screens and the shop. I then became a part-time hand printer and soon a full-time hand printer using a 4 shirt 6 color press. Eventually the shop purchased an automatic press. I then ran the new machine and continued to hand print.