Having worn many hats throughout my career has helped evolve my adaptive entrepreneurial style.

San Francisco

Freelance Creative Director(2016–present)
Owner + Principal of freelance consulting collective specializing in branding, marketing and web development. Pursue projects when in-between full-time employment or when freelancing was allowed. Designed and implemented a brand refresh for LiNK Staffing, a staffing agency based in Houston, TX. Developed corporate identity, marketing and web solutions, which included web animations, mobile solutions, preliminary web design, intranet strategy and corporate communications. Recently completed an Annual Report for Silicon Valley Education Foundation. Based in San Jose, SVEF is a non-profit committed to providing scalable STEM programs and resources proven to accelerate college and career readiness for students. Created corporate identity (logo, advertising, + packaging) for Blue Shield Nutrition, a supplement company based in San Antonio, TX.

Form4 Architecture
Marketing Manager(8 mos, 2018)
Implemented a brand redesign for an award-winning architecture firm with over 25 years experience in the Bay Area with large projects in Silicon Valley. Maintained day-to-day graphic design + marketing needs. Responsibilities included: proposal & award Submittals, environmental design, social media updates (Facebook & LinkedIn), + e-blasts.

lowercase productions
Freelance Sr. Graphic Designer(2007-2014)
Designed and produced branding and marketing materials, advertising, campaigns, logos, brochures, user-interface (UI) design, HTML emails, websites and project proposals for a boutique branding and communications firm.

TellMe Networks (Microsoft)
Freelance Visual + UI Designer(3 mos, 2005)
Developed user interface mockups for a proposed VOIP-based messenger system. Produced digital assets for design sprints for a tech company formerly based in Mountainview, CA.

Essential Skills
Brand development, Project management, Ad campaign development, Icon & Logo creation, Illustration, UI + Web Design, Software: Adobe CC Photoshop, Illustrator, + Indesign

Additional Skills
HTML + CSS, Adobe Animate, + Sketch


2AD Design + Communications
Art Director(5 yrs)
Assisted in the creative concept and execution for a multi-lingual design and communications company based in Tokyo, Japan. Clients included: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (MUFG Bank), Chelsea Premium Outlets, Canon Asia, + Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Interbrand Japan
Art Director - Global Brands(3 yrs)
Designed the corporate identity for PCCW — a global telecommunications company based in Hong Kong as part of a team. Produced branding presentations for All Nippon Airways (ANA), Toyota, Volkswagen, AIG, and Mizuho Bank.

CDP Japan
Art Director(2 yrs)
Designed English advertising, corporate collateral and packaging for Matsushita Electric and National/Panasonic brand name products. Designed monthly newsletter for Panasonic.

Essential Skills
Project Management, Brand + Corporate Identity Development


AIM Mutual Funds (Invesco)
Sr. Graphic Designer(2 yrs)
Full-time hire via Art Squad. Created marketing materials for one of the largest mutual fund companies in the United States. Liaised with compliance department to ensure timely and accurate representation of financial data.

Art Squad (1 yr)
Freelance Sr. Graphic Designer(1 yr)
Worked with Temp + Staffing Agency while finishing my BA in Humanities. Clients: AIM Mutual Funds, Lockheed Martin, Chili's Restaurant

Essential Skills
Project Management, Compliance + Regulatory protocol for Mutual Fund Industry, Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, + Quark Xpress


Dakota Design
Intern(3 mos)
Also in my Junior year, I accepted an internship at a boutique design + communicatinos firm in Minneapolis. Clients included: 3M, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, + Tonka

Essential Skills
Ad Campaign development, Typesetting + Design Mock-up


JetFill, Inc.
Art Director(1 yr)
Accepted an in-house Art Director position before graduation. Duties included design of marketing materials, advertising, brochures, brand development + package design.

University of Texas at Austin
BFA Graphic Design
Started in Chemical Engineering, Completed 3 years of BFA in Graphic Design.

Essential Skills
Project Management, Brand Development, Illustration, Marketing, + Packaging