Visual Designer

Senior creative with 20+ years of experience. Possessing a broad skill set essential to print, digital, product development and apparel design. Self motivated and resourceful team player with extensive experience in a broad range of industries. I welcome the challenges of today’s fast paced ever changing world of design.

Get a better sense of my design style and creative abilities by checking out the featured projects below.

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Work History

2018-2020

 

Visual Designer @ Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula

Responsible for on and off property marketing and promotional materials in both print and digital medias. Managing multiple projects directly related to broader campaigns for entertainment, gaming, dining and promotions. All while adhering to tight schedules and multi-department approval processes.

2015-PRESENT 

 

Owner @ Craque Kits, Temecula 

Developed the brand, products, procedures and relationships with manufacturers. Responsible for social media, digital marketing, custom designs and all other creative and marketing related materials. Managed design and manufacturing teams. 

2009-PRESENT 

 

Owner @ Pixel Effigy, Temecula 

Design studio focusing on a variety of clients ranging from startups to large corporations. Responsible for branding, product development, illustration, print materials, digital marketing and much more. 

2015

 

Art Director @ Eliel Cycling & Wattie Ink, Vista 

Responsible for conceptual, production, promotional and packaging design for retail and custom technical and casual triathlon and cycling gear. Managed design and manufacturing personnel and responsible for asset management. 

2014

 

Lead Designer @ WowWee USA, Carlsbad 

Integral part of toy and app development. Took part in concept, production and testing of all products ranging from augmented reality to touch sensor technologies. Responsible for branding, product development, illustration, print materials, digital marketing and product testing. 

2009

 

Senior Designer @ Dye Precision Paintball USA, Poway 

Responsible for performance and casual apparel, collateral, web and hard products. Managed overseas manufacturers responsible for injection moulding, garment production, machining, and packaging. Involved from R&D to final product. Organized events, photo shoots, catalogues, manuals and 

2006 

 

Senior Designer @ Upper Deck Card Company, Carlsbad 

Responsible for but not limited to the design and implementation of trading card designs, packaging, collectible products and marketing assets. Participated on press checks and managing overseas manufacturers. 

1999

 

Designer & Illustrator @ MK Walker, Redlands 

Responsible for print, web and commercial design. Participated in photo and video shoots. Tasked with client and asset management. 

Awards

Platinum 

Hermes Creative Award

“Team Member Santa’s Workshop” 

Print Media | Design 

Platinum 

Hermes Creative Award

“Eagle’s Nest Halloweekend Party”

Print Media | Design

Platinum 

Hermes Creative Award

“Big Game Kelsey’s Loft”

Print Media | Design

“3 Time Hermes Creative Award Winner”

My Skillset

Illustration

Logo Design

Social Media

Visual Design

Web / UI / UX

Branding

Art Direction

Product Development

“My creativity and problem solving abilities continue to expand and are not confined to the skills above.”

 

Tools of My Trade

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe
Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe
InDesign

Adobe XD

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Bridge

Adobe Animate

Adobe Stock

Adobe Spark

Rhino

Dropbox

Keynote

Adobe Creative Cloud

Silo

FontSelf

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

WordPress

Social Media Platforms

Sketch

HTML

Spriter

ZBrush

Marvelous Designer

Mac OS

Windows OS

Featured Projects

Branding

 

Your brand is arguably one of your organization’s most important assets. It gives your organization an identity, makes your business memorable, encourages consumers to buy from you, supports your marketing and advertising, and brings your employees pride.

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Logo Design

 

The goal of a logo is to perfectly represent your brand to an audience, while also differentiating you from others out there. When someone looks at your logo they should be able to determine two things: if they desire the product and if they want to buy it from your company.

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Visual Design

 

Designing user-centered interaction models, wireframes or screen mockups for a variety of platforms, which may include internet and intranet sites, games, movies, kiosks and wearables.

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Illustration

 

An illustration is a visual interpretation or explanation of a text.It can also be a decoration, instructional or a conceptual aspect of the design or product development process.

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Graphic Design

 

The process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography, iconography and illustration in order to form visual representations of ideas and messages.

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Packaging Design

 

Packaging design is the connection of form, structure, materials, color, imagery, typography, and regulatory information with ancillary design elements to make a product suitable for marketing.

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Apparel Design

 

The art of applying design, aesthetics, and functionality to clothing and accessories. It is influenced by cultural and social attitudes as well as practical and performance requirements.

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Portfolio