Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Art Director | Photographer

Freelance Graphic Design

Provide freelance Graphic Design, Photography, and marketing services to clients in the Northern California and Northern Nevada areas. Some of my recent clients include; Omega, KitchenAid, Tri-West Corp. Expansion Brochure, QuickStep Flooring 2011 Promotions, Segerstrom Realty website design, Lake Tulloch Realty website design, Portage Plastics website and corporate logo design, Bernard Packaging website and corporate ID design, and Symmetric Software Inc., Corporate ID. I also offer consulting services in software and computer training.

Dec 2005 - Dec 2010

Project Manager | Graphic Designer

BR Funsten & Company

I am the Senior Graphic Designer /Marketing Manager overseeing the production of all in-house graphic design and marketing materials for BR Funsten. The scope of my work includes all Promotional, Print brochures, Event materials, Branding, Photography, Web and Trade Show materials, Point-of-Sale and other Ad materials as needed for all 3 Funsten divisions including its sister company, Tom Duffy. As a leader in the Flooring Industry, my main objective is developing creative ideas and concepts to market the company to flooring distributors. I oversee all of Funsten’s creative campaigns from inception though production and completion. I have an expert level of understanding of the Adobe Suite of Products (cs2-cs5, Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design). Also MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint products.

Sep 1995 - Apr 2002

Sr. Graphic Designer | Photographer

Whalen & Company

Graphic Design: At Whalen I was working as a Graphic Designer doing 3d photo-realistic simulations for the Company. This work involves creating 3d realistic renderings (using PhotoShop and Illustrator) of planned and proposed cellular communication sites throughout Northern California. These completed simulations are then presented to city and local government planning commissions for final approval and implementation. My primary clients for this work are Pac Bell Mobile Services, GTE Mobilnet, Nextel and Airtouch. I also do database management, website maintenance, creation of marketing and P.R. materials, on and off screen slide presentations in PowerPoint, cell site photography.

May 1993 - Aug 1995

Sr. Graphic Designer

Familian HVAC

Graphic Design: My position was Senior Graphic Designer /Marketing Coordinator for Familian HVAC Corporation, overseeing the production of all in-house graphic design and marketing materials; computer generated presentations for slide shows, print brochures, flyers, technical illustrations, technical manuals, logo designs, letterhead design, T-shirt logos, magazine ad layouts, signage, charts, graphs & viewgraphs, copywriting, product and trade show photography, catalog photography, trade show set inception, design implementation and management.

Education

Education

Interest

Graphic Design, Piano, Guitar, Astronomy, Ham Radio, Camping

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

Commercial Photography

Microsoft Office Suite

Various versions Since 1992

Adobe Flash

Adobe CS5 Suite

Microsoft Powerpoint

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe CS5 Suite

Adpbe Photoshop

Adobe CS5 Suite