Experience

Art Director/ Sr. Graphic Designer  |  February ’09 – Present
Some Fine Print (Freelance Business)  (Denver, CO)
Helping start-ups and corporate businesses, my objective is to create success for my clients for the long haul. Projects include identity development, collateral design, trade show graphics, and more. I have 20 years experience as a designer so I have a handle on the art of multi-tasking and real-world knowledge of how a concept translates to a successful piece.

Sr. Graphic Designer  |  January ’04 – March ’08
Barclays Global Investors  (San Francisco, CA)
Hired as a contract production artist in the marketing department, my position quickly transitioned to a senior graphic designer. Job duties included attending press checks, obtaining print quotes, overseeing freelancers, while also enjoying an ever-changing project list ranging from photo shoot direction to publication design. 

Graphic Designer  |  November ’02 – December ’03
Freelance  (Sacramento, CA)
Worked with a few of the best design studios in the area. Brought on to manage and complete overflow projects. Tasks included concept development, reviewing bluelines, revising collateral, and prepping files for press. Through freelance opportunities, was able to glean invaluable experience from a wide range of creative people.

Graphic Designer  |  February ’01 – May ’02
JPD Communications  (Berkeley, CA)
Sole designer at a small design studio. Jill-of-all-trades in terms of design projects. In addition to normal design tasks, responsibilities included meeting with clients, creating timelines and directing freelancers. Primary focus was on identity packages, newsletters, invitations, and program books for nonprofit organizations. 

Graphic Designer  |  June ’98 – October ’00
Winter Park Design  (Winter Park, CO)
Responsible for generating project vision and executing to fulfillment. Created collateral from rack cards to catalogs. Conducted press checks and photo shoots. A small office environment and cost sensitive clients provided an ample opportunity to "get creative." 

Education

B.F.A | Graphic Design    
Colorado State University

B.S. | Marketing
Colorado State University