Overview

To obtain a challenging and rewarding position in an academic work environment where I can utilize visual design principles and web languages to create engaging and intuitive user experiences as a designer and front-end web developer.

Experience

Co-Founder, Principal Designer at RainMade

Seattle, WA (January 2015 - present)

As principal designer, I'm responsible for all aspects of creative material. I primarily work on front-end design using responsive frameworks and develop a website's UI and look and feel. I specialize in the design and front-end build of static websites and graphic design for web.

I provide creative direction for a variety of projects including website design, brand identity, landing pages, print collateral, advertisements, and email marketing campaigns.

See the website I built for RainMade here.


Web & Graphic Designer (Freelance)

(August 2013 - January 2015)

I design, mockup, and build websites using HTML, CSS, and frameworks such as Twitter's Bootstrap. I work with clients to create a custom, mobile-first web presence.

As a graphic designer, I produce visual pieces for local companies such as online advertisements, social media graphics, email templates, slideshow presentations, infographics, and print collateral.

Notable Clients:


Web and Graphic Designer (Contractor) at ActiveLife Scientific

Santa Barbara, CA (June 2014 - June 2015)

I create and develop marketing web pages within WordPress CMS for ActiveLifeScientific.com, Research.ActiveLifeScientific.com, and OpenMateriomics.com. I design marketing and informational material for international conferences, investor education, and general use. I create interactive web content such as slideshow presentations, animated graphics, and responsive emails.


Graphic Designer (Contractor) at Workzones

Santa Barbara, CA (January 2014 - June 2014)

I worked on design and layout for advertisements, brochures, flyers, and email newsletters for workzones. I adhered to company branding policies and create unique and standardized elements such as icon sets and templates. I also used my knowledge of information design to create effective forms and documents.


Web Design Intern at NightOut.com

Santa Barbara, CA (November 2013 - December 2013)

I used CSS stylesheets to customize event and organizer web pages. I checked cross-browser compatibility of all web pages.


Education

  • University of California San Diego - San Diego, CA (Fall 2008 - Summer 2013)

  • Major: Psychology, Bachelor of Arts.

  • Minor: Fine Art - Oil Painting


Technical Knowledge

Proficiency in:

  • HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, WordPress

  • Adobe Creative Suite

Currently learning:

  • Sass, jQuery, JavaScript, Haml, Ruby on Rails, Git