Degrees Awarded

Savannah College of Art and Design [SCAD] | Savannah, Georgia

Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, June 2006

California State Polytechnic University | Pomona, California

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Art (Graphic Design Option), June 2000

University of Western Sydney | Penrith, Australia

One year international exchange studies, 1998

Continuing Education

Otis Art College | Los Angeles, California

Various supplemental art and design courses

Art Center College of Design | Pasadena, California

Various supplemental art and design courses

Work History

Graphic Design Instructor [01.10–present]

City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Classes taught include

  • VMD 120: Graphic Design I
  • VMD 122: Graphic Design II
  • VMD 124: Graphic Design III
  • VMD 124A: Information Design
  • VMD 124B: Packaging Design
  • VMD 126: Design for Interactive Media
  • VMD 152: Adobe InDesign
  • VMD 192: Professional Practices

Design Instructor/Art Director [09.06–present]

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology, San Francisco, California

Teaching Duties: Develop and implement Course Curriculum for young adult classes in graphic design and web design.
Studio Duties: Direct and execute client design projects for BAYCAT’s for-profit studio side. Oversee junior design staff and interns.

Freelance Graphic Designer [02.03–present]

Design Projects Include: Packaging, web design, interactive media, print & identity
Agencies Include: Bos Design, Creative Domain, Drissi Advertising, JJ&A,
The Ballpark Ad Agency, Mattel

Clients Include: Disney, THQ, Vivendi/Universal, United Feature Syndicate, Warner Bros., United Way

Computer Technician [09.05–06.06]

SCAD Graphic Design Department, Savannah, Georgia

Duties Include: Assist in maintaining and updating macintosh computer labs in
Graphic Design dept.

Lead Graphic Designer [01.01–02.03]

Three Thirty Inc. Marketing Agency, Culver City, California

Design Projects Include: High-profile video game packaging, web design,
interactive media, print advertising, promotional campaigns
Clients Include: Sony Online, THQ, Vivendi/Universal, Midway

Graphic Designer [02.00–02.01]

Graphic Communications Services

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Designer / Marketing Manager [01.97–02.00]

Marketing Department, Associated Students, Inc.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Related Skills

Over fifteen years work experience in print and web design

Proficient in common design software including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Flash), Microsoft Office, web coding including HTML/CSS/Javascript, video editing software

Experienced in animation, illustration & photography

Additional Experience

Created “Read it Loud!” literacy campaign | Savannah, Georgia
Campaign selected for first place in student design contest
Chip & Cookie Read Aloud Foundation, 2005–Present

Designer of three Tournament of Roses Parade Floats | Pasadena, California

Design Chairman, Cal Poly Rose Float Committee (1997, 1998, 2000)

Design Consultant for Department of Cultural Affairs | Hamilton, Bermuda

Designed multiple-award-winning float for 1999 Heritage Day parade

Led float-building workshop for 2000 Heritage Day parade

Gallery Exhibitions

American Legion Hall, Savannah
“The Savannah Secession” Graphic Design Show, June 2006
Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah
“Alexander Ink” Print Exhibition, May 2006
DeSoto Row Gallery, Savannah
Political Show, November 2004
W. Keith and Janet Kellogg Art Gallery, Pomona
“Exposure” Senior Show 2000 Exhibition
2D/3D Art Exhibition 1997, 1999, 2000
Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona
Sculpture Exhibition 1997
Photography Exhibition 1996, 1997

Other Exhibitions

SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, Savannah
First Place, Graduate Division, 2006

Academic Awards

Savannah College of Art and Design:
Academic Fellowship, 2004-2006
Multidisciplinary Charette Design Competition winner, 2005

California State Polytechnic University:
Best in Show, Cal Poly Senior Art Exhibition 2000
Diane Divelbess Art Scholarship recipient, 1999
Cal Poly Rose Float Scholarship recipient, 1997

University of Western Sydney, Nepean:
Apple Computers Australia Uni Award winner, 1998