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Experienced and passionate UX Designer / Front End Web Developer

• Expertise in web, mobile, and print design, using elements of photography, typography, illustration, and video

• A proven track record of creating successful marketing and promotional materials for web, mobile, and print

Technical Skills

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, Quark Xpress
Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, Character Animator, AutoDesk Maya
HTML, CSS 3, WordPress, Flash, Drupal, Bootstrap, Dreamweaver

Office Skills

MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point
Google Docs, Google Analytics, Facebook Ad Manager, IBM Watson Campaign Management Media
OS X, Windows 10


Active Interest Media (IDEA Health & Fitness) / | San Diego, CA | October 2016 - Present
Senior Digital Designer

Discussed marketing strategies and ideas as a member of the Internet Marketing department, including email campaigns and landing pages, for all departments
Built and designed mobile-friendly landing pages across IDEA’s website targeted at driving revenue.
Created marketing emails that were A-B tested for an optimum conversion rate.
Designed and build monthly email newsletters for IDEA’s flagship magazine publications.
Optimized responsive emails for use across all email clients, including Gmail and Outlook
Illustrated, animated, performed voice-over and music for IDEA’s membership and Insurance animations
Worked with brands such as MINDBODY Online, Gatorade, Precision Nutrition, and Bell Institute, to finalize emails before sents.

E-Rehab, LLC. / | Carlsbad, CA | July 2012 - October 2016
UX Designer / Web Developer

Designed and built 200+ websites using Adobe Photoshop, Wordpress, HTML, CSS3
Work directly with clients on new website designs and existing sites
Convert older PHP/HTML sites over to an object-oriented Wordpress/PHP workspace
Format desktop sites to be mobile-friendly & optimized using J-Query Mobile and Bootstrap
Designed graphics for email newsletter headers, social media cover and profile pictures
Update HTML changes and client requests to existing sites

Amusement Artists / | San Diego, CA | June 2013 - Present
Co-Owner / Artist

Connect with clients via email, phone, and social media
Design website, promotional materials, and corporate identity
Build carts, mobile stands, and A-Frames
Train future employees in caricature drawing
Draw caricatures, facepaints, and henna tattoos at events, retail locations, and via email

Intuit / | San Diego, CA | August 2011 - January 2012
Government Forms Specialist

Proof and markup government tax form changes from last year to this year
Build and update government tax forms using proprietary design software
Strictly adhere to specific guidelines and details provided individually by each state and federal tax agency

Kaman’s Art Shoppes / | San Diego, CA | May 2005 - March 2011, May 2012 - June 2012
Lead Caricature Artist

Draw caricatures at Legoland, San Diego Zoo, and at private events
Paint and maintain caricature stands
Training newly hired caricature artists
Keeping track and counting inventory
Opening and Closing cash drawers, data entry of daily sales in MS Excel

Modern Postcard / | Carlsbad, CA | May 2006 - March 2009
Graphic Artist

Preflight PDF’s, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign files for press by checking resolution, trim size, postal regulations, cropping, interpolation, etc.
Contact clients to discuss job details and instructions and provide design solutions
Field client calls, answer questions, provide technical advice on the use of design software
Typeset layouts from digital and physical mock-ups and created custom designed postcards
Designed borders and postcards for the Online Holiday Card store


Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio,
BFA May 2002 | Major: Digital Art and Animation, Minor: Painting

Watts Atelier of the Arts, Encinitas, CA , 2005 | Major: Caricature Illustration

Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA, 2011 | Major: Web Development

Other Interests

International Travel, Drawing, Writing, Skiing, Surfing, Hiking, Playing Guitar and Ukulele