Graphic Designer and Project Manager with graphic design, website design and production experience, including production scheduling, project management and client services. I put my MFA and creative skills to use doing freelance graphic design for various small businesses and community projects.
Graphics and Website Designer
2012 - Present
Design specialized graphics, branding and print materials, and websites for personal and small business use:
Create logos, brochures, flyers, invitations, posters, websites, ads, banners, graphic emails, and the like.
Write and edit copy and content for print, marketing materials, and business and personal websites.
Develop branding packages including business cards, stationery, newsletters and customized products.
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, INC., Digital Project Management
2006 - Present
Manage lifecycle of our worldwide digital production workflows for WB Theatrical an UV titles:
Develop internal and external production schedules that will manage on-time delivery of audio/video content, creative materials, and final disc images.
Troubleshoot QA and approve final replication 2D/3D BD and DVD product.Manage UV production and timelines for Flixster studio partners.
Oversee vendors and internal clients; manage issues to meet physical/digital release dates.
Monitor planned production costs and identify savings opportunities to stay within budget.
Lead production meetings with key WHV stakeholders to stay on top of schedules and troubleshoot issues.
Senior DVD Representative
WARNER BROS. TECHNICAL OPERATIONS, INC., Worldwide Distibution Services
Oversaw worldwide DVD video and language master creation and retrieval for Warner Home Video.
NBC UNIVERSAL, INC., Universal Digital Services
2004 - 2005
ADOBE CC ILLUSTRATOR
ADOBE CC INDESIGN
ADOBE CC PHOTOSHOP
MAC OS X
BLU-RAY, 2D & 3D
2010 - present
2010 - present
Managed scheduling of all services for Technical Services clients and current season HD TV titles.
MFA: Master of Fine Arts, Media Design
FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY, 2012
With an emphasis on design strategy, brand development and production workflow, courses included Defining Client Needs, Brand Development, Effective Copywriting, Design Research, Design Strategies and Motivation, Design Integration, Multi-Platform Delivery, Measuring Design Effectiveness, Design Solutions, and Ethics of Design.
Master's Thesis Project: Branding campaign for a local ethnic neighborhood, designed to boost local tourism.
BA: Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplary Studies: Fiction, Novel and Screenwriting
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2000
With an emphasis on creative writing, courses included English and American Literature, Creative Writing for Fiction, Short Story, Poetry, Screenwriting for Film and TV, Shakespeare and Film History.