Associates Degree, Graphic Design
Simultaneously streamlined multiple completions of projects in a timely manner by reviewing and preparing all incoming artwork for post-press with optimal quality and production.
⦿ Partnered with 7 multi-state project managers to ensure timely project fulfillment
⦿ Saved time and costs by introducing process improvements
⦿ Drove customer satisfaction by prioritizing time-sensitive orders and resolving complex requests and order discrepancies while exceeding client expectations
⦿ Ensured layout, panel, and die cut accuracy by determining and checking the product dimension, color and arrangement of illustrative material against the templates
⦿ Interfaced with staff, customers, and plant managers to update project status, share notes, and best practices, as well as reviewed final layouts for continuous improvement
⦿ Assembled final layouts for printing with zero workflow downtime
⦿ Leveraged desktop publishing software and partnered with customers to ensure conformity of job descriptions and company standards
⦿ Aided leadership during the executive decision-making process by generating issue and resolution reports for process improvements as well as corrective action-planning
(Agency Longterm Contract to Hire)
Served as a freelance graphic designer, successfully supporting leadership in a multitude of creative positions
⦿ Supported the Eternal Space project build, a virtual graveyard containing hundreds of landscape choices for clients to share videos and comments and procure items for placement onto gravesites
⦿ Photographed nature shots, Southern California landscapes, and products for creative project content usage
⦿ Served as the layout artist and mate-pairing specialist of 2D landscapes
⦿ Completed product photography practices, including heavy masking and item retouching for usage in landscape builds and customer punchers on the gravesites
Ensured optimal quality assurance by developing 3D projects for advertising industry clients.
⦿ Partnered with clients during reviews to implement corrective action-planning and change/update accommodations to ensure optimal customer satisfaction
⦿ Optimized QA by diagnosing and troubleshooting issues to support departmental asset relinquishment
Supported a short film project about Karl Wallenda’s first high wire performance and origination
⦿ Leveraged Nuke to composite green-screen backgrounds, wire removal, multi-channel compositing, color-correction and rotoscope.
Aided leadership with client deliverables by recreating high-resolution images from layout artist mockups on projects such as the NBA2K11 video game cover and the K-Swiss advertising campaign.
⦿ Drove K-Swiss client retention by effectively executing mockup project fulfillment that exceeded expectations
⦿ Trained employees and implemented processes to produce and maintain optimal work quality
⦿ Successfully completed color-correction/balancing utilizing Adobe Photoshop and various software applications
⦿ Automated information retrieval by archiving a high-volume of automotive assets
⦿ Saved workflow time by developing automated actions and supervising special high-end client project to completion in a timely manner