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  • Designed and created websites for Local Businesses and established myself as a Professional Watercolor Artist and Illustrator
  • Principal UI Designer of D2C mobile video site during exponential traffic growth (32 million video views per day & 100 million unique users per month)
  • 7+ years creating aesthetic & functional UI Design at software startups
  • 5+ years agency experience in marketing & advertising design
  • Practical designer able to produce press-ready print artwork (I know my RGBs from my CMYKs and hexadecimals)
  • Proficient iterative prototyping designer comfortable within collaborative, cross-functional teams

Freelance Graphic Designer / Fine Artist

  • Created website for High-Speed Data Transfer startup
  • Designed website for local garden & landscaping business
  • Established myself as a fine artist - creating and selling watercolor paintings

UI / Visual Designer for the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets

  • The primary UI Designer facilitating Vuclip's exponential traffic growth to 32 Million Video Views/Day, and 100 Million Unique Users/Month
  • Designed many iterations of Vuclip's D2C mobile User Interfaces
  • Designed & produced premium mobile video product UIs for major global carriers (i.e., Vodafone, Airtel, Du, Maxis & Telkomsel) to increase revenue through increased consumer video consumption
  • Assisted Marketing Department in the design & production of partner sites and marketing collateral

Contract Graphic Designer for the Knowledge & Intranet Management (KIM) group

  • Designed photoshop UI mockups for HP's Intranet IT website
  • Created HTML mockups for usability testing

Product Web Designer for a company offering secure, appliance-based email solutions to enterprise, education and government

  • Collaborated with the User Experience Director to design UI flows/screens
  • Created 'look and feel' for UI designs and cut up images for implementation
  • Assisted outbound marketing department with ad and packaging designs

Graphic Designer for a scientific software company specializing in statistical and graphing programs for the scientific, engineering and educational communities

  • Designed and produced print & web-based marketing collateral
  • Created/produced Flash ‘QuickTour’ tutorials for CD-ROM and web
  • Produced ads and on-line banners

Graphic Designer for the user experience of a collaborative business project management software

  • Worked with the User Experience Manager to develop the web-based product UI
  • Created screen mockups for user flow scenarios and graphics for use in the UI
  • Designed and produced over 100 icons for use in the ‘Zaplet’ software

Art Director for internet-based software tools company. Responsible for the aesthetics of corporate ID, product UI and design of corporate website

  • Designed and produced print and web-based corporate communications
  • Managed a small creative team, which executed multiple projects for the Content and Engineering departments
  • Helped to produce multimedia tutorial CD
  • Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • Adobe Photoshop Seminar - KW Computer Training, South San Francisco, CA
  • Macromedia Director - Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
  • World Wide Web/Electronic Publishing - Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
  • Photoshop for Prepress - Rapid, San Francisco, CA
  • Desktop Prepress - UC Santa Cruz Extension, Santa Clara, CA
  • Advanced Photoshop - Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
  • Advanced Photoshop - UC Santa Cruz Extension, Santa Clara, CA
  • Quark Xpress - Foothill College, Los Altos, CA


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