Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite - Excellent Communication and Collaboration Skills - Experience with WordPress, Shopify, Squarespace and WIX web design platforms - Knowledge in social networking (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and LinkedIn) - Experience in Google AdWord Creation and Analytics - Self motivated and result oriented
Lyndzstyles - Freelance Media Specialist - 2006 - Present
Graphic design, web design, Wordpress theme customization, basic video editing using Adobe Premier and After Effects.
High Dining - Graphic Designer/ Co-Founder / Experience Creator - 11/2016 - 1/2019
High Dining takes fine dining to new heights by creating an art form around cannabis-infused fine dining with various chefs in various locations with a refined approach to creating elevated mood states that will enchant and inspire you. We create experiences in the public and private realms.
Mary Jane University - Graphic Designer / CMO - 6/2017 - 1/2019
Design marketing materials, WordPress site management and design, manage social media.
Our mission is to enlighten the minds of individuals and introduce cannabis as medicine. We aim to reshape the stigmas associated with cannabis through workshops, courses, events and community outreach. It is our shared vision to promote normalization through education.
Honey Pot - In-house sales support and customer service - 12/2016 - 9/2017
Processed incoming orders. Responded to customer and patient inquires. Researched and set-up Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to organize leads, customer notes, and orders. Maintain Wordpress website.
Green Education Inc./Green Prize Festival - Lead Designer and Planning Committee Long Beach, CA 2014 – 2016
Design all collateral for print, web and social media. Spearheaded marketing on social media utilizing Onlypult and Instagress. Maintained Wordpress website. Utilized Google scripts to stream line vendor application process. Edited video content for YouTube and Vimeo channels.
Timree LLC. – Graphic Designer - Newport Beach, CA 11/2014 – 10/2016
Built new Shopify website with e-commerce and class calendar allowing to streamline payment gateways and better track inventory. Photographed and edited all new product shots. Prior to Shopify maintained Wordpress site was able to eliminate 3rd party calendar with Wordpress plugin saving money and streamlining payment gateways. Scanned and edited artist Timree’s paintings for use on products, and marketing materials. Also provided art to licensee such as Michaels Craft Store. Design and Schedule flyers for e-newsletter marketing and social media.
We Are Massiv. – Graphic Designer - Los Angeles, CA (Part-Time) 2/2012 – 1/2014
Assist Design Director, design mock-ups, set-up tech packs and add new product to website. Design, promo ad’s for social media, line-sheets and press pages to send out to potential buyers. Developed and designed e-newsletters to send to customers with current company events such as the latest promotions
Fox Head (Racing) Inc. - Assistant Accessory Designer - Irvine, CA 2007- 2008
Seasonally collaborated with design director to ensure completion of handover, arranged and prepared samples with any reference samples and fabric swatches in timely fashion. Submitted weekly reports regarding seasonal product updates to ensure awareness of cut and saw and printable. Directed SMU requests distributing CAD’s, completed tech packs, and attended weekly SMU meetings as well.
Fox Head (Racing) Inc. - Accessory Product Developer - Irvine, CA 2006- 2007
Worked collaboratively with vendors overseas to create junior accessories such as bags, hats, belts, and also seasonal items such as beach towels and flip flops; tracked products according to key dates such as photo shoots and sales calls. Coordinated product development according to target pieces, margins, and designers requirements; acquired, evaluated, transferred completed tech packs to vendors after designers completed the tech peck each season. Outlined custom-made (Special Merchandise unit) items for Tilly’s , Pac Sun, and other international vendors. Oversaw product development in accordance with price and designers’ stipulations
Cayton Inc. dba Vertical - Client Service Specialist - Los Angeles, CA 2004-2006
Developed and maintained reciprocal business relationships with customers both in sales and production operations. Analyzed existing business information to deliver viable information to Graphics Department and purchaser. Provided standard price quotes and distributed sales orders to customers. Collaborated with Graphics Department in conceptualizing innovative accessory designs for private label accounts. Traveled to china to promote awareness of Vertical’s factories’ production, sample room and QC
Associate of Arts in Fashion Merchandising ▪ 2004 Brooks College, Long Beach, CA
Typography and Lettering ▪ 2014 Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA