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I began my artistic career with drawing in elementary school, which eventually put me on a path to studying the design fundamentals at the University of Northern Colorado for two years. Seeking the streamlined creative hubs in the West coast, I began studying graphic design and advertising in Los Angeles at OTIS College of Art and Design, where I discovered the joys of print and poster design, the art of good presentation, and studied in-depth the “ideal” relationship between a creative and client. Before graduating with a BA, I worked as a creative for Seed Agency, a marketing studio in El Segundo California. I joined the Catalysis team shortly after moving to Seattle in the summer of 2017, and have steadily been gathering more responsibilities within the creative team. When I'm not fiddling with Photoshop and Illustrator, I practice archery, take naps, play Pokemon, eat pasta, and draw small photo-realistic portraits in graphite to post later on my Instagram.
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Social Media
Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, UX Design
Seattle, WA, Jul 2017 – Present
Senior Graphic Designer
Designs and animates comps for apps and websites alike. Also creates digital ads and informative animations for clients such as Microsoft Azure Essentials and AWS, as well as assisting in solving UX problems. Directs fellow production + graphic designers. Production includes but is not limited to: presentation design, app look-and-feels, ebooks, redlines, email blasts, and brand book development.
El Segundo, CA, Jun 2016 – Jun 2017
Intern, promoted to part-time Creative
Designed both digital and print matter, including front-end websites, marketing templates, programs + invites, annual reports, email blasts, image libraries, and social media artwork. Attended brand meetings and developed the iterative process + communication skills.
Carson, CA, Mar 2016 – Jul 2016
In-House Creative Intern
Product photography and brochure design. Worked with marketing team to generate media for website and print matter.
Dean’s list every semester in attendance, Otis College of Art and Design, 2014 - 2017
Presidential Scholarship recipient,
Otis College of Art and Design
Award based on merit and portfolio work
Presidential Leadership Program, Greeley, CO, 2012 - 2014
A honors program that requires students to take extra coursework in leadership and teambuilding studies
Work featured in the “Sense of Taste” 2013 exhibition in Florence, Italy
“Most Accomplished Learner Award” Parker, CO, 2008