Print Matters / Co-owner & Graphic Designer
January 2018 - current, Vienna, VA
October 2005 - November 2009 as Graphic Design Assistant
Design, layout, and production art. Typesetting of books, conference materials & brochures, magazines, business & stationery sets, branded merchandise and other printed materials for universities and corporations. Support for marketing and communications, designing email newsletters and promotional material.
Long Documents: Layout and style complex reference materials with indexing and cross references
Conference Materials: Design and layout of conference and trade show, print and digital materials: programs, marketing and advertising assets, and signage for the event
Magazine: Art direction for International Assocation of Movers' PORTAL Magazine, creation of house ads for Self Storage Association's magazine
Kiel Kreatives / Owner & Graphic Designer
January 2018 - current, Aptos, CA
Web Design: Design from ground up websites with forms, stores and blogs. Redesigned sites by analyzing current site, defining audience and mission, and delivering an updated and more user friendly experience.
Print Design: Design, layout and broker printing for novels & business cards.
Social Media & Small Business Consulting: Set up a website, create a social media plans & content for the customer, establishing advertising on Facebook, Google Ads, Amazon, Twitter and managing those campaigns.
Neoglyphic Entertainment / Production & Marketing Manager
August 2014 - March 2017, Campbell, CA
Worked across engineering, art, operations, and marketing to deliver a consistent and captivating experience to fans.
Brand Management: Entire Sunborn Rising entertainment franchise (book, game, mobile apps, videos, merchandise, marketing, events, and social/community).
Design: Led all graphic and layout design for marketing, print and digital media (including five novels, website, promotional material, etc.).
Operations: Managed production and global supply of physical inventory.
Main Street Chiropractic, Inc. / Office Manager
December 2004 - April 2013, Los Gatos, CA
Overhauled office operations (billing, scheduling, brochures, forms, website design, and communications), modernizing for customers and complying to regulatory requirements. The overhaul resulted in a significant increase in error reduction, operations efficiency, and patient satisfaction.
SETI Institute / Assistant to the Membership Coordinator
October 2011 - August 2012, Mountain View, CA
Multi-faceted role working across marketing (designing materials and communications), fundraising, database management, accounting, and event planning.
Links to work through Print Matters
Layout and Design
Skills & Expertise
Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign and Photoshop are strengths and have worked in Illustrator and Premiere.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest - knowledge of acquiring followers, maintaining a brand, and advertising platforms for each.
Other Skills: Advertising & Marketing, Product Management, Research, Google AdWords, Google Tag Manager, Editing, Newsletters
George Mason University / Bachelor of Art in Psychology
1998 - 2001
UC Berkeley Extension / Professional Sequence in Editing
2008 - 2009
Coastal, nature and animal photography. Active in the Instagram community, personal account (20k followers), and moderator for large feature account and founder of a feature account.