Digital Creative with a Passion for Visual Solutions
For over 15 years I’ve helped people create their business identity and marketing communications. I have extensive experience in both branding and UI as well in hand coding, HTML and CSS. I am a virtual swiss-army knife of digital design and production, with a healthy dose of humanity as part of my makeup.
Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign · G Suite · Google Slides · Office Suite · PowerPoint · HTML5 · CSS3 · Visual Studio · Dreamweaver · WordPress · Multiple CRM, LMS & CMS
Logos and Identity · Front End Programming · Mockups and Wireframes · Design Implementation · Data Visualization · Marketing Strategy · Copy Writing and Editing · 3D Modeling · Presentation Design
OPERATIVE WORDS – Naming Agency, Oakland, CA
Name Consultant, Sep 2014 to Present
Created brand names and descriptors, taglines and proprietary terminology. Provided name development services to companies, new products and product line extensions. Performed global, legal and audience name screening.
GOLDSTEIN BROSSARD – Marketing Agency, Watsonville, CA
Marketing Designer, Oct 2018 to Mar 2019
Creative content development for web and social advertisements. Successfully implemented Google and Bing Ad campaigns. Managed PPC accounts and Analytics reporting. Wrote company identity, site copy, landing page, email, sales and awareness assets.
KURZ INSTRUMENTS – Industrial Manufacturer, Monterey, CA
Marketing Coordinator, Jan 2016 to March 2018
Determined marketing requirements and implemented advertising campaigns online, by email and print. Wrote regular white papers, technical articles, training material, newsletters and presentations. Designed & produced company website and online ordering tools.
ORATOR PLUS – Software Company, Monterey, CA
Interactive Multimedia Technician, Oct 2011 to Dec 2015
Built immersive environment maps with integrated images, video and custom navigation systems. Managed team projects from asset collection through final development. Created unique branding, skins, and iconography. Designed marketing and training materials for web and print.
CED3 – Instructional Design Dept of Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Media Developer, Oct 2009 to Oct 2011
Provided graphic design, web and software development in support of instructional designers. Developed custom animations, infographics and presentations. Provided brand guidelines, marketing design and templates for online courses and programs.
TRICORD TRADESHOWS – Event Decorating Company, Marina, CA
Graphics Manager, Oct 2004 to Mar 2008
Modeled and built exhibit environments, custom lighted displays and signage systems: navigation systems, event maps, floor plans, schedule boards and tradeshow marketing. Sole point of contact for client graphics needs, brand consulting and design. Performed file preparation and large format printing for events.
Bachelor of Science – Communication Design
California State University Monterey Bay
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