my Résumé

An award-winning, detail-oriented graphic designer with 10+ years of diverse experience and a track record of delivering innovative solutions that communicate brand messaging and engage audiences. Unique blend of expertise across digital and print mediums, including branded marketing collateral, websites, packaging, catalogs, and signage for B2B and B2C clients in diverse industries.  Demonstrable versatility by pivoting to meet client needs and producing results that generate recognition and build brand value.



Graphic Designer, Sea-Dog Line

Feb 2017 – Present

Lead concept and creation of a broad variety of digital and print materials, including catalogs, custom packaging, signage, and website graphics.

  • Spearheaded a comprehensive brand overhaul, standardizing packaging and establishing guidelines to create a unified brand identity across all channels.
  • Oversaw layout, photography, and production of a 5000+ item catalog covering ten distinct product categories, enabling the successful printing of professionally branded catalogs on-time and within budget and project scope.
  • Led all aspects of packaging requirements for compliance with California’s Prop65 warning and implemented the language shift by California’s deadline.


Graphic Designer, BizTech Rx

April 2015 – Feb 2017

Directed in-house and client projects for the marketing and design arm of a business development organization. Leveraged strengths in layout, typography, and large-format printing to create outdoor signs, magazines, advertisements, and websites.

  • Launched full company re-branding with new website, marketing slicks, and tri-fold brochures, giving life to the brand’s creative vision and voice.
  • Provided unique and engaging cover-to-cover design and layout, including most advertisements, for two issues of Marysville Tulalip Life, a local magazine.
  • Designed websites for over a dozen clients in the region, including Re/Max.


Graphic Designer, InfoAdvantage

Jan 2013 – Oct 2013

Transitioned from freelance role to full-time design position, supporting major client projects.

  • Partnered with Creative Director to expand brands worldwide, creating multiple websites, including a large-scale, multi-language site for Jet Reports.
  • Earned AIVA Award of Excellence – the highest honor – for signage and environmental graphics for Direction2013, a Microsoft partner conference that attracted 700+ attendees. Developed conference branding and integrated into marketing efforts. Designed website, signs, brochures, and other collateral.


Graphic Designer, Freelance

August 2007 – Present

Drove projects from concept to completion, providing best-in-class service and quality to ensure client satisfaction and secure repeat business.

  • Achieved same-day turnaround on rush projects with zero drop in quality, earning repeat business including logo design, website, business cards, wearables, and more.
  • Created graphics and animation for 50+ scripted impact movies, using Flash and design techniques, including color grading, timeline animation, and photo manipulation.



NMDA Special Focus Awards - 2018, 2020, and 2021

Team Awards for Marketing Philosophy and Best All-Around Packaging

AIVA 2014 Award of Excellence, Communicator Award

Won the highest honor for designing signage and environmental graphics for Direction2013.

AIVA 2013 Award of Distinction, Communicator Award

Won for designing a set of themed signs for Direction2012.



The Art Institute of Seattle, Graduated 2007

Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Animation and Art Design

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Graduated 2005

Bachelor of Art Degree in English with Art Minor


Key Skills

Graphic Design

Brand Development

Typography & Layout

Visual Storytelling

Responsive Web Design

Package Design

Digital Asset Creation

Logo Design

Photography & Retouching


Technical skills

Adobe CC











JavaScript (basic)

ActionScript (basic)