SUMMARY

Objective: To provide smart design that communicates effectively.

Overview: Freelance communication specialist with multidisciplinary background in print/web/multimedia design, photojournalism, illustration, brand management, marketing, and corporate communication. Focus is on combining smart design with effective communication and brand alignment. Special interest in international communication and cultural design practices.

Quick Facts: BA in Journalism (Print & Photo); MA in International Communication; 9+ years experience as a graphic designer, multimedia designer, and photographer.

Select Clients:

  • American University (Intercultural Management Institute)
  • Capoeira Sul da Bahia - Washington, D.C.
  • Energy Entertainment
  • Embelleshments
  • Life Designs by Enrique Torres
  • Nueva Esperanza Academy of Eastern University
  • Phillip Morris
  • Phenix Communication
  • Productions 1000, Ltd.
  • Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas
  • Roda Movements
  • TERASOPHIA

CORPORATE COMMUNICATION DESIGN

BRAND DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN

WEB DESIGN

POSTER SERIES

EDITORIAL + ILLUSTRATION DESIGN

HTML EMAIL DESIGN

LOGOS

Education

Education
Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

M.A.

http://www.american.edu

M.A. in International Communication with a focus on Cross-Cultural Communication, International Exchange, and Information Technology from American University's School of International Service.

SRP (Significant Research Paper) Topic:

Aug 2000 - May 2004

B.A.

The Pennsylvania State University

B.A. in Journalism with a focus on Graphic Design and Photojournalism from Penn State's School of Communication, with Honors from Penn State's Schreyer's Honors College. Minors in International Studies, Middle East Studies and Spanish.

Senior Thesis: Ole! Flamenco, the Fire of Sevilla: a Thesis Magazine

Skills

Skills

iLife & iWork Suites

CSS/HTML/XML Coding

Microsoft Office (2007/2008)

Audacity

Final Cut Pro

Quark/Quark Express

Adobe/Macromedia Fireworks

Adobe/Macromedia Dreamweaver

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop