GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MULTI-MEDIA ARTIST With over 15 years of design expertise in managing high-profile marketing and advertising production including print, presentations, and website design, award winning ad and cover designs CREATIVE DIRECTION Accomplished award winning Graphic Designer with extensive knowledge of desktop publishing/graphic Design and illustration principles impacting corporate performance through the skillful integration of brand, business, and creative strategies with print and web designs for multiple industries. Expertly orchestrate presentations, print, trade show, and proposal driven illustrations, advertising campaigns for national and international publications, Strong managerial Skills. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Graphic Design concepts Team Brand Identity Print Advertising Proposal Graphics Creation Trade Show Design Illustrations International Marketing Original artwork Concept Development Creative Strategy Oil Painter Management of Creative Multimedia Advertising
Advanced typography knowledge
Strong design sense
Creative and artistic
Co-Founder of the Creative Marketing and Communications Group
Twice selected by Jane's Defence International Review for outstanding advertising.
Commended formally by Admiral T.J. Cassidy Jr. CEO for my personal contribution of Grapgic Design work and illustrations
Commended on behalf of the Department of Energy for excellence in making a substantial contribution to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness compensation Program EEOICPA)
Awarded first place for Best cover art 3 years in a row by the American Horse Association while working for The California Horsetrader magazine.
January 2003 to January 2012
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems IncSenior Graphic Desgner
Designed unique print materials, including advertisements, brochures and logo designs to market all Predator series aircraft Including, RSG products, HR recruiting, and many other GA affiliates.Created electronic illustrations for proposals work.
Lead Designer for National and International tradeshow exhibits from concept to final product.
Create 2D, 3D illustrations in numerous applications including Vue, Power Point, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Bridge, QuarkXpress, and numerous other programs.
January 2001 to January 2004
Carrier Communications. San MarcosSenior Graphic Designer
Designed, developed and maintained web, print and billboard designs for Kearny Mesa Ford, through Carrier Communications, a San Diego Based Marketing Agency, on a contractual basis.
January 2001 to January 2003
General Atomics Inc. La JollaWeb Designer/Developer
Designed, developed and maintained General Atomics Inc.
websites and Intranet which included; Energy Group, Electromagnetic Systems Division, Nuclear Fuels Group, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), Cotter, Heathgate Resources Pty, Ltd., General Atomics Electronic Systems (GA-ESI) , ConverDyn, Power Inverters, Terminal Automation Products, Gulftronic® Separator Systems, High Voltage Capacitors/Power Supplies.
Designed concept to final product, creating complex illustrations.
Developed consistent, company-wide look and feel of sites.
January 1995 to January 2001
California Horsetrader MagazineSan DiegoCreative Director/Production Manager
High end equine magazine Managed a 6-member team of graphic designers for all magazine visuals.
Created print advertisements and layout production for magazine.
The Daily Californian - El Cajon.
January 1993 to January 1995
Managed and created layout production for the newspaper advertisements.
Phoenix Institute of Technology Phoenix AZ Design and Production ArtsDegree