Freelance Design and Design Staff Experience:
2004 - Present
Inge Christopher/Whiting & Davis - San Rafael, California
Designed and coordinated all graphic design and photography projects for a high-end handbag company.
Refined my skills in photography, photo-editing, website management, and printing. Attained knowledge of
the fashion industry, including seasonal markets, materials, manufacturing procedures, and handbag design.
GPA Media - Berkeley, California
Art Directed and managed the design department for a small start up company. Designed everything from
advertisements for local businesses to 20 entire notebooks. Communicated with many clients, including local
and national businesses, as well as about twenty California Universities.
Palace Press International - San Rafael, California
Assisted designers, copy editors, and the art director in producing limited edition coffee table books.
Gained extensive knowledge of the book publishing business and learned about the process of designing
and printing high end books.
Bytes 2 Print - Berkeley, California
Art Directed and managed the design department. Designed the corporate identity and website.
Developed broad knowledge of HTML and the program NetSuite.
Energy 92.7/KNGY-FM - San Francisco, California
Designed monthly e-mail Blasts to be sent to over 15,000 people. Acquired skills of slicing and linking
images in Photoshop for web use.
East Bay Express - Emeryville, California
Designed advertisements for many local businesses to be printed in an small weekly newspaper. Refined my
knowledge of the program Quark Xpress.
Landor Incorporated - San Francisco, California
Designed packaging and graphics for several brands, including the Coors Brewing Company,
Brewing Company, The National Football League, The New England Patriots, and Georgia State University.
References available upon request. Information for smaller jobs/clients not mentioned above is also available.
I have worked with well known brands and organizations such as:
• Industrial Light and Magic
• Coors Brewing Company
• National Football League
• The New England Patriots
• Rock the Vote
• Over 20 UC and Cal State Universities
• Georgia State University
• Whiting and Davis
Depth of design software includes over ten years of experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign,
Quark Xpress, Extensis Suitcase, Streamline, and Microsoft Word, and over 4 years of experience
with Dreamweaver, HTML, Excel, Outlook, and NetSuite.
Extent of design background includes varied media, such as package design, corporate identity for small
businesses, book design for large publishers and small startup companies, newsprint advertising, photography,
catalog and advertisement materials in the fashion/handbag industry, and email announcements of radio
programming. As an educated designer, I also have extensive knowledge of classic typography, color theory,
layout, research and development, conceptualization and problem solving.
Academy of Art University - San Francisco, California
September 2000 - May of 2004
Bachelors Degree in Fine Art with a focus in Graphic Design
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