Senior Graphic Designer

San Francisco Bay Area, CA | 415.613.9223

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Graphic Design Professional

  • • Results-Oriented
  • • Priority-Driven
  • • Team Leader
  • • Innovative Problem Solver

Highly qualified, motivated professional offers versatile and high profile experience in design, art direction, creative process, and project management. Focused and ready to achieve business goals in a competitive environment.

Successfully build and maintain key professional relationships. Ensure customer service and satisfaction is afforded highest attention and priority.

Areas of Experience


  • Print Media - Digital Design
  • Branding - Collateral - Direct Mail
  • Tradeshows - Promotions
  • Animation - Motion Graphics
  • Technical Illustrations - Trial Exhibits
  • Billboards


  • Photoshop - Illustrator
  • InDesign - QuarkXPress
  • Flash - Gif Animations
  • Dreamweaver - Basic HTML
  • Microsoft Word - PowerPoint
  • Senior lead designer on large-scale design programs including end-to- end corporate campaigns and tradeshow events. Balance production with superior leadership via conceptual thinking, strategic planning and creative development with strong innovative, leading edge ideas and design and aesthetic sensibilities.
  • Successfully train, art direct, supervise and instruct contractors and interface with agencies in all graphic disciplines including creative design, brand guidelines, educational content and technical architecture. Act as remote liaison with key global team members including internal executive management. Foster a creative relationship with global-functional teams supporting product vision. Detail-oriented, collaborative, contribute innovative ideas, proactive and enthusiastic; lead or function as part of a cohesive, productive team. Communicate with clients and simplify complex technical requirements, deliver top quality creative results and always meet/ exceed expectations ahead of schedule and below budget.
  • Design experience includes combining technical and creative skills in: print • digital media • marketing collateral • corporate brochures • direct marketing communications • e-Newsletters • print and online advertising • promotions • corporate branding image • presentations • promotional digital e-booklets • media kits • tradeshows • motion and animated graphics • demos • interactive screens • web banners • photography • billboards


Bachelor of Fine Art -
Computer and Digital Design
The Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA

Associate Degree - Occupational Studies, Visual Communication
The Art Institute of Colorado Denver, CO

Professional Development/Training

Web Design, Flash and Business Development Butte College, Oroville, CA

Computer Graphics Platte College, Aurora, CO

Awards and Recognition

Above and Beyond Award, CA Technologies, 2009 and 2013

American Cemwood Class Action team award, Exponent Inc., 2005

Excellence Award, Exponent Inc. for providing excellent services for a time-critical project, 2003

In-House Award for Excellence, Ninth House Network/Building Community, 2002

Silver Award from Brandon Hall of Fame, Ninth House Network/eSeries, 2000

Second Place/Best Educational Content/Shockwave, Spunky Productions/Bems, 1999

Career Path

Senior Graphic Designer 2013-present Creative Circle / (Client) RingCentral Cloud-based Telecommunications
Senior Graphic Designer 2006-2013 CA Technologies Enterprise Software Company (formally known as Computer Associates) Fortune 500 Global Software Technology Company
Design Lead for Science 2005-2006 Riverdeep Inc. LLC Educational Software Company
Multimedia Artist, Senior Designer 2002-2005 Exponent Inc. (formally known as Failure Analysis)
Engineering and Scientific Consulting Firm
Motion Graphic Designer 2000-2002 Ninth House Network, Learning Broadband Environment for Organizational Development
Character Animator 1999-2000 Spunky Productions Animation Studio
Graphic Designer 1993-1995 Quark Incorporated Software Company
Graphic Designer 1992-1993 Cottrell Printing Offset and Digital Printing

Freelance Clients

  • Anson Publishing - Author, Medical Thriller 'Anaphylaxis'
  • Chico Web Design - Web Design
  • Cisco - Information Technology
  • East Bay SBCA - Animal Shelter
  • Frugal Meister Nerds - Facilities Support, Operations
  • HP - Information Technology
  • Insureworx - Insurance Software
  • iXP Corporation - Emergency Response Solutions
  • National Formwork - Concrete Manufacturer
  • Paidpiper - Mobile App and Payment Transactions/eCommerce
  • Redbeard Communications - Advertising Agency
  • Sextant Inc. - Software Developer
  • Sharespoint - Investment and Research Platform for Shareholders
  • Social Fluency - Professional Development Training Company
  • SymbioWare - Computer Software
  • System2 - Design Agency
  • Taliant Software - Insurance Software
  • Tambourine, Inc./Sugo Entertainment - Multimedia Agency
  • TCO, Transcontinental Oil - Land Service Company
  • - e-Commerce
  • Thomson Learning Solutions - Educational Software
  • US Bureau of Reclamation - U.S. Department of the Interior
  • US Geological Survey - Water Resources of the U.S.
  • Valen Technologies - Insurance Risk/Software