Salt Lake County
Apr, 2013 - Present | Salt Lake City, Ut
- Helping with the development of a new, mobile friendly, search engine optimized web site for for Salt Lake County
- Helping maintain the current site.
- Develioping mail templates.
Lead Designer/Creative Director
Geeky Graphic Girl
Jan, 2008 - Present | Worldwide
- Manager and founder of the company.
- Leads the company's 3 branches (Geeky Graphic Girl, Cheerleading Website Designs.com, Web Designer Salt Lake).
- Highlighted clients: Cheer San Francisco, Sparky's Balloons, City of Kounosu Saitama, MyAsianFashion.com, EcoBold, Marrily Inc., Approcot Labs, The 90 Day Diet. Multi-media: Web (including design, coding and CMS integration), IOS Applications UI, Print, Brand Identity.
- Skills: Responsive Web Design, HTML5, CSS3, LESS CSS, Adobe Creative Suite
Cheer Salt Lake
Aug, 2011 - Present | Salt Lake City, Utah
- Creating the entire brand for the team, including logo, websites, stationary and recruitment material.
- Responsible for the overall management of the team, including recruitment, public relations, coordination, event planning, obtaining sponsors, and professional relationship building.
- Managing and delegating tasks to a team of 16-20 people.
Jun, 2012 - Aug, 2012 | Tallahassee, Florida
- Creating illustrations for an online educational (k-12) web application for the State of Florida.
- Converted pubic domain files into assets in according to the project standards.
- Created over 300 assets in total.
- (The company lost their contract with the State and the contract was ended prematurely)
Content Manager (contract)
The Skoll Foundation
Aug, 2012 - Mar, 2012 | Palo Alto, California
- Using Photoshop and Wordpress to manage the content of speaker pages for the Skoll Foundation's World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship
Lead Creative Designer
Jan, 2011 - Jul, 2013 | Fremont, California
- Creating vector assets for Huggy Hearts (a social greeting card application on Facebook) using Illustrator and integrating them into Flash.
- Leading the overall artistic direction of the project and administrating the entire flow from front end to back end of the application.Collaborated with a global team, while working solo in Japan.
Graphic Designer/Branding Manager
Be Cool Together Inc.
Jul, 2009 - Jun, 2011 | Tokyo, Japan
- Used Illustrator and InDesign to create new logos, business cards and stationary for the company’s two separate branches.
- Worked with the company’s top client, Hitachi High Technology, to develop original teaching materials and course curriculum for business English classes.
Baby, The Stars Shine Bright
Jun, 2009 - Dec, 2010 | Tokyo, Japan
- Designed a multi-lingual web UI under the corporate branding direction.
- Used Photoshop to retouch product pictures for the online store, catalogs and advertisements.
Freelance ESL Instructor
Jul, 2004 - May, 2011 | Kounosu, Japan
- Worked with a wide variety of students, ages from 2 to 85, and helped them develop communication competence in English.
- Focused on every aspect of the language, from children's English, adult daily conversation, development of professional skills.
- Designed customized lessons for individual students and classes.
Jul, 2002 - Jun, 2003 | Laramie, Wyoming
- Proofread academic journal entries under extremely tight deadlines.
- Coordinated the submission process with the editor, authors and international reviewers.
Public Relations Manager
Western Thunder Marching Band
Aug, 2000 - Dec, 2002 | Laramie, Wyoming
- Produced weekly media guides in QuarkXPress.
- Developed brochures and promotional videos to help with recruitment for the band.