EDUCATION

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Communication
Design Reproduction Technology Concentration

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Production Designer, Apple Inc. (Contracted through WeLocalize) | Cupertino | September 2014-Present

Help support the Apple Documentation Localization team. Responsible for creating print and digital documentation for Apple hardware and software for approximately 40 languages. Deliverables include items such as printed information booklets, online user guides, graphics for in-app helps, and product packaging for a variety of Apple products.

Marketing Communications Contractor, Recurrent Energy | San Francisco | September 2013-Present

Marketing Communications Intern | June 2013-September 2013

Assist in the development of key marketing collateral. Work with the internal development, government affairs team, and executives on communications activities. Fulfill the graphic design needs of the company through the creation, design and production of a range of advertising, communication and promotional materials. Assist in the rebranding of the website. Coordination with design, photography, and other contractors. Effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects and internal client relationships in a fast-paced environment. Assist the Marketing Communications Director and Manager on related projects.

Graphic Designer/Marketing Assistant, Medlock Ames | Healdsburg
March 2013-Present

Fulfill the graphic design needs of the company- print, web and other, while adhering to branding strategies. This involves the creation, design and production of a range of advertising, communication and promotional materials. Collaborate with creative team to produce designs that are on strategy. Think strategically to design solutions that meet the needs of the company’s image, identity and communication style. Also assist with other department projects and events as needed.

Junior Web Developer, Fertile Minds | San Luis Obispo
October 2012-March 2013

Web Design Intern | September 2012

Designed and built websites, mobile sites and emails using current and emerging design and development tools, including Adobe Creative Suite, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and content management systems. Occasional print design and file preparation. Client service via email, phone and on-site visits. Time tracking and product management.

Freelance Designer | April 2012-Present

Created logos, developed branding and personal identities, and designed other print collateral for clients.

Evernote Hackathon | Awarded Best Community App | San Luis Obispo |
February 15-Febrauary 17

In 24 hours, came up with the idea for an effective IOS mobile app, and with a team of two other designers designed the entirety of the app. Pitched the concept to the judges and expert panel, gained networking experience and honed my design skills. Attended lectures on front-end design.

SOFTWARE & SKILLS

Marketing | Branding, Corporate Communications/PR, Social Media, Message Development

Design | Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop

Web Design | html/css, Marketo, BB Edit, TextWrangler, WordPress

Other | Wireframing, Flowcharting, Microsoft Office, UX Design, Digital Photography, Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Creative Problem Solving

ACHIEVEMENTS
& ACTIVITIES

Evernote Hackathon | Won Best Community App| San Luis Obispo
February 15-Febrauary 17

Wildflower Committee Member, Wildflower Triathlon
February 2011- March 2011

225 hours of community service revising and recreating the Kid Zone portion of Wildflower. Also worked as designated photographer of set-up and displays.

Water to Wine Half Marathon | August 2011

Placed 1st in age group and raised $400 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation through online donation website.

Cal Poly Triathlon Club Team Member | September 2011-September 2012