|Career Status:||Actively looking|
|Willing to relocate:|
|Willingness to travel:||Local opportunities only|
Graphic Design student, but also teach and mentor others in a wide variety of art styles, mediums and techniques.
Theatre Arts & Graphic Design – Solano College
Illustration – Academy of Art
Graphic Designer/Production – Benicia Herald Newspaper
• Create custom advertisements for local companies, focusing on: Antiques stores, Restaurants & Bars, Healthy & Beauty stores, Churches, Gyms, Art Galleries, Real Estate Offices, Dentists and other local businesses.
• Creative freedom to design In-House ads featured on various pages of each daily addition of the paper, as well as arranging and designing special project full page ads.
• Designed and produced an 8 page insert focusing on the town of Benicia 2016 Year in Review. The insert contains articles and photos of prominent people of the town from the Mayor and City Planner, to the Arts Benicia, Police and Firefighters, and more. Also featured are various ads designed for the local companies
Artist/Art Teacher – Creative on Main
• Instruct students of all ages in the techniques of acrylic painting.
• Graphic design work for flyers and other promotional material.
• Research and plan for the Creative on Main booths at local public events.
• Developed project ideas, class lessons plans, and material lists for the company.
• In charge of the Creative on Main Instagram account.
• Assist customers in helping them find their creative side while at the shop.
• General shop upkeep ie: Sweeping, dusting, cleaning, rearranging display cases, taking out trash, answer phones.
• Help customers feel confident when working with sewing, serging, painting, glass fusing, nuno felting, etc.
Shipping Coordinator – BPW
● Answer high volume of emails and calls dealing with shipping, ordering, general customer inquiries and sales.
● Process all orders to be shipped according to state alcohol distribution laws and customer requests, shipping both nationally and internationally.
● Manage a warehouse team of three people and keep motivation and morale high.
● Assist customers when picking up orders in person and handle all associated paperwork.
● Find issues with backend of company website, shopping portal, and help develop solutions.
- Graphic Design
- Art Teaching
- Art Mentoring
- Data Entry
- Clay Modeling
Groups & Associations
- Boys and Girls Club, Special Olympics, The Leaven
- advanced English