I am a freelance graphic designer aiming to help present the brands the world has yet to embrace and manifest their own mission through branding, marketing, and art direction. While remaining true to my values, my vision is straightforward: leave a mark in the creative community as both a designer and an artist with ambition to make the what ifs happen.

Education:

Bachelor of Science, Graphic & Web Design
Art Institute of California - Silicon Valley
Sunnyvale, CA

Associate of Science, Graphic Design
Art Institute of California - Silicon Valley
Sunnyvale, CA


Work Experience:

Graphic Designer (Freelance)
Shay Franco-Clausen for San Jose City Council District 9
July 2017 - Present
Created campaign branding such as logos, business cards, signs, and website. Attend campaign team meetings to discuss project deliverables and marketing strategy.

Lead Designer & Art Director (Freelance)
Visual Street Films
July 2015 - Present
Design branding and marketing designs for internal use and third-party clients. Assist post-production editors with motion graphic designs and animations of lower thirds and titles. Set up and organize Adobe CC Libraries for internal and client assets. Strategize ideas for targeted marketing campaigns and brand development.

Designer, Dynamic Creative
AdRoll
Oct 2015 - Apr 2017
Introduced Photoshop art boards and image asset generator to increase design turnaround time by 75%. Standardized internal process of rich media features such as embedded videos and social media icon bar. Created a templated process for HMTL5 video banner ads for lower tier clients and lead global team training sessions for onboarding. 

Visual Designer
Frequence
Sept 2013 - Oct 2015
Created initial concepts of infographics, iconography, and case study reports for rebranded marketing material. Designed and animated seasonal campaign banner ads for brands such as McDonalds, Coors Light, Pepsi Co, and Krispy Kreme. Designed and animated web banner ads for small-to-medium businesses targeting their local audiences from the Bay Area and the Midwest.