Resume

  • EDUCATION
    Washington University in St. Louis, MO | 9.96 to 5.98
    Post-Bachelor’s coursework in Graphic Design: typography, book, packaging, print, environmental, web, corporate identity, information design, thesis project

    Washington University in St. Louis, MO | 9.91 to 5.95
    B.F.A. – Painting
    B.A. – English Literature

    Parkway Central High School, St. Louis, MO | 9.87 to 5.91
    Top 10% of class, 4.0 G.P.A.

    Rijnland Lyceum, Oestegeest, The Netherlands | 8.89 to 8.90
    First year International Baccalaureate

    WORK EXPERIENCE
    Tesser, San Francisco, CA | 4.08 to 9.10
    Award winning design firm specializing in retail and restaurant branding.
    Senior Designer/Information Architecture Strategist/Food Consultant: selected clients include Wendy’s, Baja Fresh, IHOP, Jazzman’s Cafe/Sodexo, Ben & Jerry’s, Domino’s Pizza, Dreyer’s, Quiznos, Shrimp Market, Cost Plus World Market, Musco Olives

    Better World Advertising, San Francisco, CA | 1.03 to 9.07
    Agency dedicated to improving social welfare through social marketing materials for nonprofit agencies and organizations.
    Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer: selected clients include San Francisco Dept. of Public Health, CA Dept. of Health, AIDS Action Committee, AHF, Billy DeFrank Center, Centerforce, Chicago Dept. of Health, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, JRI Health, LA Lesbian and Gay Community Center, Massachusetts Asians and Pacific Islanders for Health, Stop AIDS, Positive Health Project, Ark of Refuge

    Khemistry, San Francisco, CA | 6.01 to 12.02
    Graphic design and photography studio with offices in LA and SF.
    Senior Designer: selected clients include GO Softwear, Artisan Creative, Fresh Pet Club – Mes Bons Amis™, CreationPeriod

    Archer Design Inc., San Francisco, CA | 3.99 to 3.01
    Award winning graphic design firm located in SOMA.
    Senior Designer: selected clients include Sony Playstation, United States Courts–9th Circuit, University of San Francisco, Catholic Healthcare West, Tri Valley Growers, California State Parks Foundation, Lifeguard Health Insurance, UC Berkeley, East Bay Municipal Utility District, E*Trade, Color Graphics, Chabot Space & Science Center, OnLok, PeopleSoft

    Forum For Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO | 2.96 to 5.98
    Nonprofit museum that presents contemporary visual art & ideas.
    Designer/Marketing Associate: design of all web and print collateral

    SELECTIVE CONTRACT/CONSULTING
    Fitch, San Francisco, CA: Microsoft, Frederick’s of Hollywood, HWI – Forum Accents & Bamboo Houseware, Winexpert, 888 Brannan (formerly the San Francisco Gift and JewelryMart), Fresh Express, Safeway, Blinq Kitchenware
    Wonderbrand, Larkspur, CA: Joe Boxer, Knotty Woodpecker, Global Green
    i5Labs, San Francisco, CA: Financial website, Consulting website

    SELECTIVE FREELANCE
    Spot Bagel: identity, signage, packaging, collateral
    Frameline: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
    Center for Asian American Media (formerly NAATA): annual report
    MTV Films: Better Luck Tomorrow
    Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum: annual report, print ads
    MediaGems: branding, identity, website for all sub-brands
    Hawaii Department of Health: identity and branding
    AIDS Foundation, St. Louis: fundraiser letterhead, self-mailer, postcard

    AWARDS & RECOGNITION
    American Graphic Design Award 2007, 2006; Davey Award, Silver Award 2005; Telly Award, Silver Winner 2005;
    Webby Award, People’s Choice 2003, 2005; Publishers Marketing Association’s Benjamin Franklin Award 2004;
    Gallery of Superb Printing Bronze Award 2004; Addy Award, Silver 2003; The Communicator 2000; Mercury Award Gold Winner 1999

    SKILL SET
    Mac OS X; Adobe CS5 Design Premium suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, Bridge, Acrobat; QuarkXpress; Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint; WordPress 3.2; copywriting; social media strategy; photography (Canon 5DMKII); design/photography post production; color correction; press check; illustration; copywriting; 72 wpm; pastry & dessert chef/caterer

    Familiar with XHMTL, CSS, Flash ActionScript 2.0