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Graphic DESIGNER, ILLUSTRATOR & Creative ARTIST specializing in the development of original content for print and digital applications.

WORK EXPERIENCE

 Senior Graphic Designer
SNACK IT FORWARD, LLC, Culver City, Ca.
March 2019 – Current
Providing creative support in graphic design, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) packaging design, print production, advertising, all marketing collateral, website and social media assets for Peatos.– Developed custom product illustrations and design production for Peatos rebranded CPG packaging.

 Senior Graphic Designer (Design Consultant)
HERBALIFE NUTRITION, Los Angeles, Ca.
July 2018 – February 2019 
Independent design contractor for World Wide Marketing, Creative Services. Providing support in graphic design, production and illustration for print, digital, advertising, corporate identity, marketing collateral and website assets for all company events, in-house and client projects. Online project management in Workfront.

 Senior Graphic Designer
SNACK IT FORWARD, LLC, Culver City, Ca.
June 2018 – July 2018
Creative marketing, website, social media & logo design for their World Peas™ Brand Peatos.
Develop custom web pages, icons & illustrations for a members only media site.

 Designer & Production Artist
BERMAN DESIGN GROUP, Sherman Oaks, Ca.
February 2018 – May 2018
Design and production for advertising, brochures, direct mail campaigns, marketing collateral, licensees style guides & product packaging for both corporate & entertainment clients. Client work includes Viking Cruises, Sony, Dreamworks and Warner Bros.

Freelance Creative Designer
August 2017 – January 2018
TRUE[X] DIGITAL AD AGENCY / Design and production for marketing and sales Keynote presentation decks.
THE VISIONARY GROUP / Event & entertainment marketing design and interior installation wall graphics.
MANDT MEDIA / Sales & marketing Presentation decks and social media design and illustrations.

LEADING JEWELERS GUILD, INC. / Design and production for print catalogs, advertising & direct mailers.

Marketing Design Manager
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL IMAGING CORPORATION (MCIC)
Glendale, Ca.May 2012 – July 2017 
Served as both Marketing Manager and Designer for MCIC and Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation.– Managed the work flow of all marketing projects from initial concept to final artwork and production.– Executed the transition of all company branding to the new Mitsubishi Chemical Imaging Corp identity.– Presented monthly department project presentations and budget reviews to upper management.– Developed and designed all marketing content for print, advertising, web and digital media.

 Senior Graphic Designer
FUTURE GRAPHICS, a division of Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation, San Fernando, Ca.
September 2002 – April 2012
Designed graphical assests for all marketing collateral, website, sales presentations and product sell sheets. Spearheaded art direction, management of all graphics and marketing material for industry trade shows. Art directed, designed, with full production and photography, of all marketing and sales print projects.

Senior Graphic Designer
SCPIE HOLDINGS INC., Los Angeles, Ca.
January 2001 – May 2002
Developed supporting visuals, design and layout production for all company communication projects. Spearheaded the layout, design and illustrations for all medical newsletter publications and advertising.

 Senior Graphic Designer
LOS ANGELES TIMES NEWSPAPER, Los Angeles, Ca.
January 2000 – December 2000
Managed graphics, design and production of Our Times, a community news division for the L.A. Times.

Graphic Designer & Editorial Illustrator
LA OPINIÓN NEWSPAPER, Los Angeles, Ca.
May 1997 – January 2000
Supported the editorial department in design, production & illustrations of front covers and inside pages.

Education
OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Los Angeles, Ca.
Four year study in the Communication Arts department with a concentration in illustration and graphic design.