Art Director / Graphic Designer / Illustrator
The Female Quotient — Design Lead
Los Angeles, CA / January 2018 – Present
Create marketing materials and experiential and environmental graphics for The Girls’ Lounge, a series of pop-up lounges at various conferences. Manage email marketing design, presentation design, t-shirt design, co-branded assets, social media design and branding.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects — Art director
Los Angeles, CA / March 2016 – December 2017
Direct the visual design for Gnomon's print and web advertising as well as the maintenance of the school's website, other web projects, micro sites, event announcements, HTML emails, advertising materials and school resources. Assists in curating, organizing, and printing gallery shows and maintaining the website for the Gnomon Gallery.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects — Instructor
Los Angeles, CA / September 2015 – March 2017
Taught two courses: Graphic Design & Career Realities. In the 10-week Graphic Design class, I taught students about the fundamentals of Graphic Design with various projects to learn and understand Design and Adobe Illustrator as well as how to combine their Illustrator skills with other programs to create designs. In the 5-week Career Realities class, I taught students how to overall present themselves through a variety of media design wise.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects — Graphic/Web Designer
Los Angeles, CA / November 2013 – March 2016
Assists in the visual design for Gnomon's print and web advertising as well as the maintenance of the school's website, other web projects, micro sites, event announcements, HTML emails, advertising materials and school resources. Assists in curating, organizing, and printing gallery shows and maintaining the website for the Gnomon Gallery.
Galleher Corporation — Marketing Communications Coordinator/Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA / July 2013 – November 2013
Create all marketing materials including: flyers, special event flyers, promotional catalogs, product brochures, and package designs. Create and manage email marketing campaigns and contacts. Manage social media.
The Equity Group — Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator
Las Vegas, NV / August 2011 – July 2013
Created a new corporate identity. Design and maintain all marketing materials including brochures, marketing packages, advertisements, event invites, aerial maps, vector maps, trade area maps, vector floor plans, and site plans. Draw floor plans and site plans from scratch. Responsible for all photography and videography of properties. Manage all online marketing. Create and send email marketing.
Creator Entertainment — Graphic Designer
Las Vegas, NV / January 2011 – September 2011
Created logos and identity designs for artists/DJ’s and events. Created poster designs and brochure designs, promotional sheets for artists and events, and designed various advertisements.
Substitute Teacher — Clark County School District
Las Vegas, NV / October 2010 – August 2011
Follow lesson plans, teach and supervise students, work with special education students, work with art and photography students as well as general education students.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects
Various course work includes: Intro to 3D with Maya, Digital Painting, Zoological Drawing, and Motion Graphics
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Bachelor of Arts, Art with emphasis in Graphic Design, Minor in Art History, 2006 – 2011
Instruction / Courses Taught
Gnomon School of Visual Effects
Graphic Design, Fall 2015 – March 2017
This is a 10-week course focusing on the fundamentals of graphic design as well as the essentials of composition and image-making as a whole. Students are taught the elements of graphic design along with composition and typography while given a variety of assignments from digital collage design to poster design, to a final UI design assignment. In addition to the fundamentals of graphic design, the students also learn how to use Adobe Illustrator while continuing use of Adobe Photoshop.
Career Realities, Fall 2015 – March 2017
This is a 5-week course focusing on the core essentials for personal branding. Students learn how to brand themselves in a distinctive manner to represent their artwork and themselves. Students are given assignments to create their core branding through a logo design, business card design, portfolio website design, and resume design.
Adobe Creative Suite / Branding Design / Style Guides / Typography / Print Design / Web Design / HTML & CSS / Stationery Design / Security Design / Motion Graphics / Currency Design / Illustration / Poster Design / Infographics / Maps / Vector Drawing / HTML Emails / Email Marketing / Social Media Marketing / User Experience Design / User Interface Design / Pattern Design / Surface Design