Senior Graphic Designer

Inspired creative professional with over two decades of experience providing graphic design solutions for a wide variety of clients. Proven ability to manage projects from concept to completion under demanding deadlines. Motivated to provide solutions that exceed client expectations. Works well within team environments to minimize stress and complete projects in a timely manner. Experienced in designing eye-catching graphics for print and web.

Professional Experience
Senior Digital Graphic Designer
Electro Rent, West Hills, CA — February 2018 – June 2023
Developed and designed a wide range of marketing collateral, including web banners, social media banners, presentations, brochures, white papers, trade show booths, and flyers to support the sales and marketing teams. Ensured visual consistency and adherence to corporate brand guidelines.

Graphic Production Artist
Syndicatebleu, Los Angeles, CA — March 2017 – March 2018
Client: Capital Group
Produced monthly and quarterly financial presentation materials for portfolio managers, aiding communication with institutional and retail investors.
Assisted in the implementation of the Seismic digital publishing system, streamlining the content production pipeline.
Client: Berman Design Group
Provided presentation production support for travel and entertainment clients, including image selection, color correction, formatting, and layout.

Graphic Production Artist
Kforce, Los Angeles, CA — December 2014 – June 2016
Client: Capital Group
Produced investment client review books using InDesign, Acrobat, and Excel.
Assisted marketing associates with production tasks and managed digital and print book orders.
Provided presentation graphic solutions for channel marketing associates.

Graphic Designer
Ixia, Calabasas, CA — May 2010 – August 2014
Successfully completed projects encompassing animated web banners, software splash screens, icons, digital presentations, trade show booth graphics, packaging, brochures, flyers, and annual reports.
Supported the corporate re-brand initiative, ensuring visual consistency across web, print, events, and hardware/software products.
Managed the corporate annual report project, resulting in significant cost savings over five years.
Co-produced and managed promotional communications for the 2014 Ixia Hackathon event.

Graphic Designer
The Creative Group, Los Angeles, CA — October 2008 – May 2010
Client: Ixia
Provided innovative design solutions for product management, marketing, sales, and finance departments.

Pre-press Technician
Progressive Graphics, Virginia Beach, VA — March 2005 – December 2006
Analyzed and corrected client design files to ensure all essential components (colors, fonts, graphics, bleeds, folds, etc.) were intact and accurate for error-free printing.
Created unique, compelling visual solutions for customers that communicated a variety of important imagery and messaging contained in the print projects.

Graphic Designer
West Virginia State University, Institute, WV — September 2001 – December 2004
Organized, prioritized, and completed design orders that were six months overdue, greatly reducing customer frustration and increasing trust in the capabilities of the printing department.
Designed and maintained twelve major WVSU publications that were critical in communicating relevant information to the campus faculty, staff, and students.

Computer Services Manager
Kinko's, Charleston, WV — September 2000 – September 2001
Processed full-service computer services orders utilizing design, imaging, and illustration applications. Resolved technical issues related to computers, printers, and network systems. Assisted customers with rental computing needs and provided support for operating store computer equipment and software applications. Enhanced and maintained the profitability of the computer services department through increased computer rental sales and design orders.

Computer Services Assistant
Kinko's, Charleston, WV — October 1996 – September 2000
Helped computer services customers with their computing needs and problems in relation to operation of store computer equipment and software applications. Assisting the computer services manager process full serve computer services orders using design, imaging, and illustration applications.

Bachelor of Arts in Art, Concentration: Graphic Design
West Virginia State University, Institute, WV - May 1996

Graphic Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Canva, Procreate,
Web Design: Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS
Multimedia: After Effects, Premiere, Cinema 4D, ZBrush, Unity
Productivity: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Operating Systems: macOS, Windows

Ideation and Conceptualization
Vector and Raster Graphics
Page Layout and Compositing
Color Theory and Color Correction
Typography and Photography
Print Design and Prepress
3D Modeling and Texturing
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