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Freelance • Designer • January 2000 - Present

Designed and produced projects for a wide variety of brands including Nike, the Wikimedia Foundation, and StarWars.com. Projects have ranged from web design and production to print publications and packaging design. In addition to major role as designer, also functioned as project manager, production artist, web developer and print buyer.

Engine Yard, Inc • Lead Designer • September 2011 - November 2014

Lead marketing designer for the largest independent cloud platform hosting company in operation. Managed complete re-branding of company identity including website and user experience. Oversaw complete redesign from wireframing to icon development to typography. Produced merchandise and swag for conferences, meetups, Open Source projects and internal use. Additionally, designed a separate complete brand and all assets for an annual developer conference: Distill.

Girl Scouts of Northern California • Lead Designer • April 2006 - September 2011

Established the graphic identity and visual direction of marketing for a 90,000-member non-profit organization through print and web communications. Revitalized brand image to recruit contemporary membership. Designed catalogs, websites, brochures, annual reports and advertising to appeal to adults, young girls, and teens. Recognized by Girl Scouts of the USA for best practices in design and communication.

Delphi Productions • Graphic Production Artist • June 2001 - January 2005

Digitally produced and implemented large-scale trade show displays and museum exhibits for clients such as Apple, Medtronic and Wired Magazine. Output media included print, vinyl and laser-cut acrylic. Maintained database of thousands of physical and digital assets for dozens of clients.

SKILLS

Creative

UI/UX design • Layout • Art direction • Illustration • Installation design • Typography

Web/Digital Production

HTML & CSS production using both hand-coding and content management systems • Image optimization • Photo editing • Wireframing • Cross-browser & mobile optimization

Print/Other Production

Design and preparation for digital and offset print outputs • Book layout • Logo design • Screen printing • Vinyl cutting and installation

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks) • WordPress • Microsoft Powerpoint, Word & Excel • Keynote •  QuarkXpress •  Textmate • BBEdit •  Coda • Filemaker Pro

Operating Systems: OSX • Windows