Design Portfolio

Resume

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Creative Director
Standard Sales, Inc. (Stansport and Pacific Play Tents) // Los Angeles, CA
[04/2013 - 05/2018]

  • Drove all creative plans-of-action for two sister companies: Stansport, a camping gear company, and Pacific Play Tents, a children's play tent company

  • ManageD four employees in Art Department (plus contracted hires and interns)

  • WAS main contact for local/overseas production and PR/marketing opportunities

  • OVERSAW in-house and ON-location photoshoots

  • Oversaw creation and implementation of marketing campaigns

  • Designed, and travelled to set up, booths and displays for trade shows

  • ContinueD to help with most responsibilities of old position (Multimedia Specialist, below)

Multimedia Specialist / Graphic Designer
Standard Sales, Inc. (Stansport and Pacific Play Tents) // Los Angeles, CA
[08/2012 - 05/2013]

  • WorkED on all aspects of graphic production for both sister companies (including, but not limited to, packaging, advertisements, flyers, Catalogs, photography, video, web and multimedia assets)

  • Redesigned and maintainED websites for both sister companies; generating approximately $250,000 in sales in their first three years of implementation

  • ManageD social media outreach and increased following to over 130,000 fans

  • ResearcheD and implementED new tech, software, and work-flows for company

  • Light I.T. work and maintenance (files, applications, and local Servers)

Manager - Web, Internet Sales, and Logistics
The Liquidation Team, LLC // Orem, UT
[12/2010 - 03/2012]

  • Managed day-to-day duties and employees of web design, internet sales, and shipping departments

  • Created copy, photographed, and edited imagery for online product listings

  • Design and advertising work for company promotions

  • Managed, organized, and catalogued products that were designated to be sold on the internet

  • Managed the daily bookkeeping and inventory of shipments and shipping department's supplies

  • Light online customer service work

Freelance Stagehand
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 33 // Los Angeles, CA
[10/2009 - 07/2010]

  • Managed day-to-day duties and employees of web design, internet sales, and shipping departments

  • Created copy, photographed, and edited imagery for online product listings

  • Design and advertising work for company promotions

  • Managed, organized, and catalogued products that were designated to be sold on the internet

  • Managed the daily bookkeeping and inventory of shipments and shipping department's supplies

  • Light online customer service work


EDUCATION

B.F.A in Art, with an emphasis in Multimedia
San Diego State University // San Diego, CA
Graduated in 2009

I spent my college career trying to diversify my studies and dip my toes into as many different types of art, design, and media I could. I wanted to become a “Jack-of-all-Trades”. Because of this, I have a strong foundation in graphic design, web design, illustration, motion design, film and video, 2D and 3D animation, multimedia, and digital media.

Hollywood Cinema Production Resources (CPR) - Stagecraft Training
WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE - IN AFFILIATION WITH INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF THEATRICAL STAGE EMPLOYEES (IATSE) LOCAL 33
Completed in Spring 2010

I worked with industry professionals to learn the foundation of IATSE Local 33 specialties; including, but not limited to, carpentry, electrical, video, lighting, sound, stage and set. design, props, and most importantly, safety on the job. We would train both at campus and at venues in the greater Los Angeles area.

Project Management
Professional Development Center // Montrose, CA
Completed in Winter 2015

I learned the appropriate skills to become a successful project manager. These skills included scope management, risk management, budgeting, scheduling processes, proper organization,team management, communication, and leadership.

SKILLS

  • Creative/Art Direction
  • Project Management
  • Graphic Design (Print and Digital)
  • Packaging Design
  • Web Design
  • Video Capturing and Editing
  • Photography
  • Leadership/Management
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce Implementation
  • File Handling, Organization, and Management
  • Light IT Work and Maintenance
  • Problem Solving
  • Troubleshooting 

APPLICATIONS

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint