Curriculum Vitae

SUMMARY

• Experienced professional with over 20 years in graphic design, web development, and visual merchandising • Well organized/detail-oriented, yet highly focused on mission goals and strategy • Energetic and creative self-starter with a reputation for process improvement

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GRAPHIC DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION

• Conceive, design, produce, print and post logos, flyers, brochures, covers, icons, labels, posters, etc. • Expert level in Photoshop with layers, clone tool, healing tool, color spaces, photo retouching, etc. • Illustration from sketches or photographs • Typography expertise: kerning, leading, line-spacing and manipulate type outlines in Adobe Illustrator

WEB DEVELOPMENT

• Hand-code HTML and CSS to meet existing standards • JavaScript and jQuery instantiation and maintenance • Write JavaScript routines from scratch • Server-side maintenance and light coding • Website design, development, and coding with VisualBasic (server & client side) • Creation of XML translation files for retail training website • Development of Python scripts to automate conversion from MS Word files

DOCUMENT CREATION

• Write, produce and edit proposals, manuals, marketing materials, presentations, brochures, etc. • Use paragraph and character styles; adjust kerning, tracking, hyphenation • Prepare CMYK documents to printers’ specification • Create, manipulate and edit PDF files, tables and graphs • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint

EDUCATION

University of California, San Diego Completed 2 years of general education and introductory software engineering courses Gompers Secondary School, San Diego Completed college level courses in science, mathematics, and programming

APPLICATION PROFICIENCY

• MS Office Suite • MS Access • Mozilla Thunderbird • Adobe Acrobat • Adobe LiveCycle • Adobe InDesign • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Photoshop • Blender Foundation Blender • DAZ 3D Bryce 3D • XnSoft XnView • Adobe Dreamweaver • Firebug for Firefox • Microsoft Visual Studio • Notepad++