Creative Lead and Senior Designer
Wonderist Agency // San Diego, CA // 2015-2018
Spearheaded the expansion of web design and graphic design departments. Established workflow systems and optimized pipelines, managing multiple web and print projects simultaneously. Created stunning website designs, logos, and print materials that made proven increases in client revenue.
Digital Art Educator and Podcast Engineer
Oatley Academy of Visual Storytelling // Los Angeles, CA // 2016-2017
Hosted web-based mentor sessions for a course on dramatic writing and composition in art. Explored story structure, art history, and painting with artists and writers of all different levels. Edited and mixed podcasts to maintain a consistent, high-quality product that continues to be one of the highest-rated art podcasts on iTunes.
Illustrator and Storyboard Artist
Freelance // Los Angeles // 2015-2016
Developed pre-production and marketing solutions for narrative storytellers. Delivered concept art, storyboards, and graphic design for pitch decks, electronic press kits, and print. Worked closely with clients to understand their creative needs and executed them using the latest tools available.
Graphic Designer and Videographer
The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art // Los Angeles, CA // 2014
Designed creative materials that formed the backbone of an online advertising campaign, including landing pages, banner ads, and print. Filmed professional drawing and painting tutorials with industry-leading artists to form LAAFA’s online curriculum.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Columbia University Film Division // New York, NY // 2013
Taught workshops, handling individual learning needs, always with grace under pressure. Provided fair, judicious, and helpful one-on-one critiques of the students’ written work. Broke down complicated, abstract concepts into practical, actionable lessons.
Graphic and Web Designer
Columbia University // New York, NY // 2012
Collaborated with Columbia's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, illustrating and designing web layouts for their diverse array of projects and programs. Lent my creative eye and technical expertise to articulate their needs, their mission, and their vision.