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Over 8 years combined experience in graphic design, corporate identity, digital art and design,print production, portrait photography, communications and public relations

Proficient in Mac/PC OS, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

EXPERIENCE 

FREELANCE DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER  03/2009 – Present  
     
-Collaborate with small businesses and corporations to offer customized graphic design and photography solutions and create original visual imagery for a variety of purposes and platforms.
     -Discuss requirements with clients, conduct research, and leverage technical expertise to document, process, and tailor images to client’s standards.
     -Deliver exceptional client experience by meeting deadlines, maintaining open and clear communication with clients and external partners and delivering professional quality work. 

SKILLS 
*Create comprehensive identity campaigns
*Build original corporate branding materials
*Customize graphic solutions
*Ensure platform compatibility for products
*Manage self-marketing & public relations
*Extensive company & product research

CLIENTS INCLUDE 

Born Free Foundation, Sacramento CA
     -Graphic Artist
Foundation Fighting Blindness, San Francisco, CA
    -Event Photographer 
California State Parks, San Simeon, CA
     -Public Relations 
The Eadington Gallery, Tahoe City, CA
     -Graphic Designer 
Sierra Nevada Alliance, South Lake Tahoe, CA
     -Graphic Designer 
FlowskiPix, South Lake Tahoe, CA
     -Event Photographer
Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center, Santa Barbara, CA
     -Graphic Designer
United Way, Santa Barbara, CA
     -Event Photographer 
Be Love Foods, San Luis Obispo, CA
     -Graphic Designer 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER, THE BEAR LEAGUE Homewood, CA    02/2012 – Present 
     -Assist Executive Director in counseling clients in issues regarding wildlife; represent The BEAR League in public events; provide event coordination for community meetings and events
     -Serve as primary photographer and designer for outreach materials; create original photographical content; assist in media relations and company promotion

FRONT DESK OPERATIONS, CAVALIER BEST WESTERN
San Simeon, CA   06/2007 – 01/2008
     -Provided administrative support for guest operations, including reservation assistance,arrangement of guest tours, distribution of incoming correspondence and front desk assistance
     -Managed office operations, including records maintenance, internal and external communications, and delivering exceptional customer service

EDUCATION 
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY / Master of Arts in Photography 
May 2016 
BROOKS INSTITUTE / Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design 
June 2010