My Experience

Lead Graphic Designer, AlphaGraphics

October 2014-Current

  • Designing and quality review control for all projects; print/digital mediums and offset press. Works under quick deadlines, dealing with multiple projects daily. Production responsibilities include variable data mail processing, offset press plate printing, and preparations of all projects for print. Responsible for construction and management of online ecommerce client websites. Expertise in Adobe Acrobat Quite Imposing and Fusion Pro, XMPie, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher.

Graphic Designer/ Administrator, Placer County Fairgrounds, Roseville CA

June 2012- August 2014

  • General administration and customer service skills utilized daily and responsible for creating contracts for all interim rentals and fair vendors, POS system processing, filing, stocking general office supplies, board meeting minutes.  Oversee a job start to finish including: coordination of concessions, permit reservations, security, Alcohol permits, and any set up required.  Creation of all marketing material including print materials (programs/posters), advertisements, social media ad creation, event listings and development of website content and graphics. 

Editorial Designer, Gold Country Media, CA

 January 2012-June 2012

  • Responsible for designing layouts of multiple weekly and biweekly newspapers including: The Folsom Telegraph, The Placer Herald, The Loomis News, The Press Tribune, and he Auburn Journal. Designed 10-15 spreads per day. Researched and designed supplemental infographics based on current events.

Graphic Designer/ Marketing, AS Bookstore Internship, CSU Chico

Jun. 2008 – Dec. 2009

  • Collaborating with a team to conceptualize, market and design student bookstore in house promotions. High attention to detail and deadline driven when crafting signage and building window displays.
My Education

2005–2010
BA in Communication Design, California State University, Chico

Bachelors Degree in Communication
Design, Option in Graphic Design,
Minor in Studio Art

Skills

Master of Adobe CC programs: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Fusion Pro, Quite Imposing, XMPie, Microsoft Office Suite, Google.

Proficient with: Constant Contact, Dreamweaver, XHTML & CSS, Java Script, and Word Press

Accomplished illustrator