General info
Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Los Angeles
Nov 2014 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer
Freelance with marketing team working on projects that include in-book promotions,
advertorials, advertising, marketing campaigns, ad-sales proposals, event collateral and signage. Additionally contracted to lay out the Winter Real Estate Guide in Variety’s
Oscar Issue.
Irvine, CA
Mar 2013 - Nov 2014
Graphic Designer
Collaborate with team to successfully concept and create innovated custom retail environments, point-of-purchase and point of sale displays, custom store fixtures, grocery aisle reinvention, store-in-store designs and quick serve restaurant environments that increase sales performance and dramatically improve the shopping experience. Also responsible for creating client presentations and keeping the studio portfolio current for new and existing clients.
Westlake Village, CA
Jun 2012 - Mar 2013
Creative Designer
ValueClick Media
Serve as a key player in building and expressing the company’s brand and helping to differentiate its products and solutions, including creating sales presentations, marketing collateral (print and web), brand identity systems for new products, event signage and display/print ad campaigns.
Venice, CA
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
Graphic Designer
Work with creative team (design and editorial) to create a variety of product concepts, packaging, product design and marketing materials for both the company signature line and custom programs (for stores such as Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Pier 1). Manage and produce projects independently from start to completion, including product research and development, mock-ups and layouts. Interact on a daily basis with all members of the creative department, assisting and leading creative projects. Previously held positions of Graphic Design Assistant and Junior Designer within the company.
Los Angeles, CA
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007
Graphic Design Intern
Employed at a full-service direct marketing agency celebrated for loyalty branding. Experienced and participated in complete agency process, including all other aspects
of art direction, including studio production, project management, press checks and account team functions.
Hainesport, NJ
Jan 2006 - Jun 2006
Graphic Designer
Marketing 180
Employed in the creative department of a marketing agency catering to the building industry. Created ads for newspapers and magazines, direct mail pieces, billboards
and brochures.
Abington, PA
Jul 2005 - Dec 2005
Graphic Designer
D-vision Communications
Provided attention-getting marketing and promotional materials to a variety of clients for a growing design company. Worked closely with fellow designer to develop new concepts and implement them through design.
Education
Philadelphia, PA
Aug 2001 - May 2005
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design Communication
Philadelphia University
Awards & Activities
AIGA, Professional Member
Team Member, Tricheck Lacrosse, L.A. Metro Area