Expert Illustration skills
Mastery of visual design solutions
Create and optimize graphics for web delivery
Fluent on both Mac or PC platforms
Proficient on all Adobe Creative Suite applications
B.A., Advertising, San Francisco State University
B.A., Illustration, San Francisco Academy of Art
Desktop Publishing Certificate, Computer Art Institute
Traditional design training, BA degree in graphic design, 20 years self-employed designer
10 years independent contractor, 10 years design educator
Skilled illustrator and graphic designer. Full service design studio.
Creator of logo, advertising, product and packaging design, print or web graphics, fashion, caricature and cartoon illustration,
giftwear and stationery design.
Institute of Design & Merchandising
Instructor at the San Francisco campus of FIDM.
Subjects taught include: Fashion Sketching
for Design, Color & Design Theory, Creative Design Theory & Elements, Drawing Fundamentals,
Visual Communications, Computer Rendering, Introduction & Advanced Photoshop and Illustrator.
Home of Hello Kitty and others. Senior
graphic designer of characters, graphics, merchandise lines
and promotions for children's toys, gifts, and clothing. Directed junior
designers in the creation of character and graphic design. Directed
work flow and delegated assignments.
Argus Communications (London)
Established in-house design studio. Hired and
supervised designers to create merchandise lines of posters,
postcards, calendars and stationery gift items.
Product and package designer of licensed character
merchandise lines. Developed and implemented creation and
production timetables to reduce repetition of tasks.
Visual merchandiser of children's
wear, cosmetics, women's fashion and accessories for their flagship
retail department store. Supervised trimmers on large projects. Designed
and painted backgrounds for Market St. window presentations.