Visual communication is my life and my passion.
If you can dream it, I can create a 
visual interpretation of it.
My world is the print world.
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat are my tools.

Education
2007-2009
Central New Mexico Community College (3.9 GPA)
Business Graphics courses to update communication & design skills.
Technology & Skills
Mac & PC Software
 • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat

 • Google Docs
 • iCal
 • Microsoft Office 
Large & small format printing
• Vehicle & trailer wraps
Yard signs, banners, business cards & billboards
PC Hardware
Experience
Graphic Designer
1/2019-6/2019
FastSigns, Orlando, FL
• 15-30 daily deadlines for design and production
• Team of 7 sales representatives including 4 owners

• Creative, critical-thinking with heavy attention to detail
• Extreme time management & interpersonal skills
• Design, proof, revise, prepress, and output
Lead Graphic Designer & Output Specialist
4/2012 to 9/27/2018
FastSigns, Albuquerque, NM & Apopka, FL
• 15-30 daily deadlines for design and production
• Primary designer to 6 sales representatives & hundreds of customers
• Establish & maintain brand standards
• Design, proof, revise, prepress, and output
• Assist training of new employees
Freelance Graphic Design
2001-2017, 6/2019-present
• Print & digital sign design
• Book covers & content
• Logos, business cards, brochures
Graphic Designer - Contract
10/2010 to 4/2012
Alan Weller, Santa Fe, NM
• Book Design for Dover Publishing
 • Interior Layout

 • Content and Covers
• Workflow Organization
• Administrative & HR Duties
Graphic Design/Prepress Intern
5/2010 to 1/2011
Print Mart, Albuquerque, NM
• Customer service: phones, taking orders, proof approval
• Created & maintained organization methods and practices
• Adobe Creative Suite, Corel Draw
• Prepress work: file adjustments, design re-creation for vector output, full and spot color, processing film
Vault Network Art Coordinator
1/2004 to 10/2006
IGN Entertainment, Inc.
Brisbane, CA
• Manage art staff of approximately 10 volunteers
• Work closely with game vault site managers as sites grow, change, and adjust to users' preferences
• Expand, control, and organize the functions of the artists' positions to better suit a quickly growing company
• Learn and teach new art techniques to enhance the team's final products

Vault Network Artist
10/2003 to 10/2006
IGN Entertainment, Inc.
Brisbane, CA
• Photoshop image creation, image manipulation
• Worked with and catered to multiple site managers' design preferences
• ImageReady animated icons, advertisement banners
• Website Skinning


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