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I began my artistic career by drawing dragons in elementary school, which eventually led to studying graphic design at the University of Northern Colorado. 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 currently handle the production needs of the creative team. When I'm not fiddling with Photoshop and InDesign, 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
Graphic Designer (Production)
Designs desktop and mobile comps, creates digital ads, curates content from brand libraries, and assists solving UX problems. Attended brand meetings and further developed the iterative process + communication skills.
- SEED AGENCY
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.
- PLASTEK CARDS
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