Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2011 - Jan 2015

Graphic Designer

The Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA  

Designed and implemented all graphic media, utilizing digital software, creative concepts and playhouse content to produce product that advanced theatre sales, provided brand awareness and overall enhanced the reputation and image of The Laguna Playhouse.

  • Created and designed all playbills
  • Designed and maintained all media ads, including managing printer relations and deadlines
  • Produced all multimedia for the playhouse, including social media, banner production, video loop technology and promotions
  • Worked and collaborated with all departments within the playhouse to produce work for various projects (youth theatre, fund-raising gala, development)
Oct 2009 - Jun 2010

Graphic Designer


Worked independently for various companies producing graphic products, including: videography, montages, PowerPoint presentations, flyers, banners, brochures, curriculum formatting and logo enhancing.

Feb 2007 - Sep 2009

Graphic Designer 

Ambassador Advertising Agency, Irvine, CA

As the in-house graphic designer, managed all art and imagery for the agency. Responsibilities included the creation and production of all: brochures, business cards, newsletters, web and postcard design, video editing, photography, HTML email development and deployment (30 out per month) and the assembly of all promotional art packets.

  • As a member of the web and creative teams, helped develop agency website
  • Designed new company look & feel, utilizing branding and marketing strategies
  • Helped initiate and provided platforms for social media
Dec 2000 - Jan 2007

Founder & Owner, Graphic Design

Riptide Productions  

Founded and ran Riptide Productions, a graphic design and video production company. In addition to managing and producing all graphic content, also marketed, advertised and successfully promoted the business.


Skills / abilities

Graphic Design

  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • 18 years of experience designing: logos, posters, book covers, presentations, fliers, web sites, brochures, newsletters, training manuals, catalogs, direct mailers, media projects, cards and developing art packages across multiple media platforms

 Video Production

  • 18 years of experience
  • Experienced maintaining and operating video equipment
  • Understands how to organize and coordinate essentials for production: activities, camera, sound, music
  • Experience with editing video footage
  • Experienced in moving footage from production to post production DVD
  • Knowledgeable in projection skills

 Web Site Design

  • 18 years of experience
  • Executed design copy layout for online content
  • Experience in arranging layout based on space
  • Knowledgeable in FTP technology

Digital Photography

  • Experience with photographing objects, materials and human subjects to produce prints
  • Ability to plan the shoot, gather material and focus the lighting, angle, background
  • Able to edit digital photographs

 Computer Skills

  • Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe After Effects, Encore, Lightroom, Adobe Acrobat, Corel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, C-1 PRO,Excel


Sep 1995 - Dec 2000

Bachelor of Arts, Christian Ministries

Biola University                                                                 
  • Software Training DVD classes, Books, DV Expo Training classes,
  • NAB Media Conferences Classes, Leadership Training, Animation course