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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Master of Arts

Education, Winter of 2018
Curriculum & Instruction Specialization
Honors • Diverse Education Scholarship 2017

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science

Graphic Communication, Spring of 2015
Web and Digital Media Concentration
Honors • 3.9 Overall GPA • Summa Cum Laude • Dean’s List 2013/2014
Doc Stapleton Memorial Scholarship 2013/2014

College of Southern Nevada
Associate of Arts Degree

Graphic Communication, 2001
Web Design Emphasis
Las Vegas, Nevada
Honors • 3.9 Overall GPA • Phi Theta Kappa • National Dean's List • Scholastic All-American


Lecturer • California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

September 2015 – Present
» GRC 377 | Web and Print Publishing: Lecture and lab instruction on web and print publishing using the Adobe Creative Suite
» GRC 211 | Substrates, Inks, and Toners: Lab instruction on technical aspects of paper, other substrates, inks, toners, and other printable materials used in the printing and packaging industries
» GRC 339 | Web Design & Production: Lab instruction on advanced design and production techniques for web development. Current software applications and technologies for user interface design, site structure and information architecture
» GRC 361 | Marketing and Sales Management for Print and Digital Media: Lab instruction on deployment of strategies on pricing, promotion and distribution management


Graphic Designer • J.Carroll Lifewear

San Luis Obispo, California

April 2008 – July 2011
» Designed graphics for screen printing and embroidery using Adobe Creative Suite
» Conferred with clients to obtain necessary information to produce the product they envisioned, and then prepared multiple design proposals
» Produced color separations to prepare designs for screen printing, and prepped files for embroidery digitizing

Graphics ManagerRed Rock Chem-Dry

Las Vegas, Nevada

September 2003 – January 2008
» Created all advertising and graphics using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
» Interacted with sales representatives and vendors to gather requirements, upload files, and approve proofs
» Developed postcard designs, phone book advertisements, brochures, business cards and other design work

Pre-Press TechnicianGlobal Experience Specialists

Las Vegas, Nevada

March 2001 – September 2003
» Gathered images and information from project managers, vendors and websites to design and create the visual theme for major conventions
» Sized, edited and prepared graphics for digital print using PC and Mac platforms
» Utilized Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as well as plotting and RIP station software


Executive Board Member • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

Central Coast Chapter

February 2019 – present


Adobe XD

Digital Photography
Large Format Printing
Screen Printing

Logo Creation
Flexbox/CSS Grid
VS Code

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