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I'm a San Diego newbe/California native. For the past 10 years, I served Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles in several capacities.

In the early years of my experience with the university, I worked as one of two designers for externally focused print publications. As the institution shifted towards the … Read More
I'm a San Diego newbe/California native. For the past 10 years, I served Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles in several capacities.

In the early years of my experience with the university, I worked as one of two designers for externally focused print publications. As the institution shifted towards the web as its primary marketing vehicle, my responsibilities switched to a digital based output. My role was defined as an idea person behind effective and unique design solutions consistent with the university’s visual identity across a multitude of electronic marketing materials, including LMU magazine.

My background carries a mixed bag of diverse influences from the world of Graphic Arts. I’ve absorbed many styles and processes through which design is applied. While the majority of my career has been with Loyola Marymount, multiple freelance projects have challenged my creativity outside of this familiar corporate identity. Read Less
Education, Skills and Software
Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design
CSU Dominguez Hills
2001

Lynda.com
Wordpress Essential Training
iBooks Author 2.0
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Art Center College of Design
Semester in Web Fundamentals

Otis College of Art and Design
Semester in Web Design



Skills
proficient on Mac OSX
Adobe Creative Cloud… Read More
Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design
CSU Dominguez Hills
2001

Lynda.com
Wordpress Essential Training
iBooks Author 2.0
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Art Center College of Design
Semester in Web Fundamentals

Otis College of Art and Design
Semester in Web Design



Skills
proficient on Mac OSX
Adobe Creative Cloud
Apple iLife ‘11
Microsoft Office Read Less
Professional Experience
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles – October 2012 to Present
University Preferred Freelancer

› created and published institutional spirituality annual thru Apple iBooks platform accessible via the iPad app, produced corresponding WordPress site to further engage audience involvement
› produced and posted… Read More
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles – October 2012 to Present
University Preferred Freelancer

› created and published institutional spirituality annual thru Apple iBooks platform accessible via the iPad app, produced corresponding WordPress site to further engage audience involvement
› produced and posted assorted visual online media to support university and magazine electronic communications
› completed 2013 Race for Success 5k promo package from inception thru completion; included all print layouts and website redo

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles – August 2009 to September 2012
Web and New Media Production, LMU magazine

› participated as member of LMU magazine creative staff responsible for semi-annual printed issues and regularly updated web material that functions as the magazine’s electronic version
› conceptualized, developed and produced web exclusive material to enhance interest in featured stories existing within the print version of LMU magazine
› served as project lead/digital story teller to multiple areas of the electronic magazine, managed project time lines, collaborated with creative counterparts, drafted creative briefs, researched university archival materials, produced audio slide shows and graphics, edited visuals to appropriate web length experience
› cultivated fresh and interactive presentation strategies to deliver re-purposed print content online while challenged by limitations of the site’s CMS
› story boarded and art directed key magazine video/photo shoots
› built LMU Update, a monthly electronic newsletter for LMU magazine that drives viewers to content published on the magazine’s web site in between printed issues
› refreshed and maintained LMU magazine components experienced through the official university iPad app


Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles – October 2002 to July 2009
Graphic Designer, Web, New Media and Design

› one of two designers for major university publications in areas of student recruitment, institutional advancement, and alumni community development
› modified, exported and managed digital files uploaded to the university’s identity web site that feeds branding guidelines and production support to the greater LMU community
› partnered with in-house web managers for design critiques and creative direction of
various institutional micro sites
› initiated and maintained relationships with photographers, illustrators, external graphic designers and mail fulfillment vendors on an as-needed basis
› active member of 2010 working group that implemented the major initiative to re-brand and re-design the university magazine in a print, electronic and mobile format
› substantial role on 2007 web project committee formulated to re-design and advance the informational architecture of the university’s home page; worked closely with in-house creative staff to capture award winning visuals for the institution’s primary marketing vehicle
› notable participant in a 2003 comprehensive visual re-branding project that implemented a new institutional logo; worked to create a tiered system for use across a broad range of campus entities; built consensus for new visual identity among key stakeholders; enforced policies of visual identity university-wide Read Less
Full Resume
Work Experience
  • Web and New Media Production
    Loyola Marymount University // Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Graphic Designer
    Loyola Marymount University // Los Angeles, CA, USA
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