Visual Communications Designer San Francisco, California
Summary: Creative, inventive, efficient visual communications designer with six years of experience in print, presentation, and interactive design. Skilled in Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Keynote, and PowerPoint software. Able to effectively organize time to manage multiple projects, clients, and demanding deadlines. Equally comfortable working individually and in a collaborative environment. Able to communicate effectively in order to create cohesive team dynamic and client relationship.
Experience: Salesforce | June '15 - Present | Presentation and Visual Design, Art Direction
Design and manage event presentations for Salesforce executives
Create, customize, and implement templates to align the company on visual style across presentation programs, such as PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slides
Manage design vendors to up-level event presentations with motion graphics and conceptual innovation
Provide art direction for visual style across corporate messaging department; in areas such as: Corporate Messaging Cards, ebooks, tour presentations, and event opening and walk-in content, keynote room holding screens, etc.
Duarte Design, Inc. | June '12 - June '15 | Presentation and Interactive Book Design
Concept and design visual stories based around product, business, marketing, and education sales pitches
Visualize, design, and edit within Keynote, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create detail-oriented iconography, infographics, and animated presentations
Worked within the presenter event team during the 2012 - 2015 World Wide Developers Conference for Apple by designing and distributing presentation kits to speakers, training the designers used for speaker support, and working with speakers to refine and enhance their assigned presentations
Rebranded visual styles, iconography, color palettes, and more for Apple's marketing departments during the 2013 redesign of the iOS 7 software
Concept and create interactive instructional books for teachers and educators to learn to use programs such as iBooks Author and iTunes U, as well as design principles on how to create content for iTunes U classrooms.
Attended Duarte Design Bootcamp, Slide:ology, and Resonate Workshop, as well as the 2014 Photoshop World Conventions
A7D Graphic Design | July '11 - January '12 | Graphic and Web Design
Design web and landing pages, as well as update and edit event calendar pages, blogs, and menu galleries for clients in the bar and restaurant business
Manage social media accounts for various clients, create social and marketing material, and worked with a team of creatives concept marketing campaigns and social media buzz
Design large and small scale print material such as outdoor banners, wall menus, event posters, and trade show exhibits
TAAZ, Inc | March '11 - May '11 | Creative Design and Marketing
Create mockups and wireframes for sales pitch presentations, tool upgrades, and web mockups for makeover tool
Develop interactive web assets, creative marketing design, and custom TAAZ assets for clients including Clinique, Estee Lauder, Instyle and People Magazine, and more
Worked closely with account managers and international web programmers in India and Argentina to provide quality assurance checks on websites and TAAZ tools.
Research brand trends, client brand identity, marketing strategies, and competition identity for detailed report presentations to be delivered to marketing and design departments
Keynote, iBooks Author, Adobe Creative Suite
Brand development, Presentation design, Print production, Layout design, Social media management, Product design, and UX design
Education: Art Institute of California, San Diego | 2007 - 2010 Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design