Professional Experience

Over 17 years of helping businesses design creative content so they can reach and serve more customers. Experience in creating websites, email marketing campaigns, advertising, print publications and video promotions. Proven ability to optimize workflows, improve systems and organize assets.

Page Designer at Gold Country Media

Auburn, Calif. 2017-present

  • Designed pages and revamped styling for seven newspapers using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Created content for print and online with photography, reporting and copy editing.
  • Optimized page design workflows with Adobe Creative Cloud libraries and Photoshop automation.
  • Eliminated need for part-time staff by improving workflows in Microsoft Office.
  • Adobe InDesign 80%
  • Adobe Photoshop 20%
  • Adobe Illustrator 10%

Web Developer, Lumens

Sacramento, Calif. 2016

  • Spearheaded digital asset management project to migrate from Adobe Scene7 to Adobe Experience Manager. Gathered requirements and product specifications, met with Adobe specialists and created documentation for graphic artists and Java developers.
  • Adobe Experience Manager 75%
  • Adobe Scene7 25%

Digital Media Specialist, VSP Global

Rancho Cordova, Calif. 2012-2016

  • Designed and developed external marketing sites, internal learning sites and interactive online course content using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, AngularJS and Bootstrap.
  • Helped migrate to Microsoft SharePoint for document management. Created customized team sites for Customer Care division, developed specialized online training and troubleshooted issues.
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript 60%
  • Microsoft SharePoint 20%
  • Adobe After Effects 10%
  • Adobe Illustrator 10%

Graphic Designer, Harry and David

Medford, Ore. 2008-2010

  • Designed engaging email marketing campaigns for four brands using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Created online marketing banners using Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Scene7.
  • Improved workflows to reduce production time with Adobe Photoshop automation and project management with Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Adobe Photoshop 80%
  • Adobe Scene7 10%
  • Microsoft SharePoint 10%

Web Designer, Southern Oregon Media Group

Medford, Ore. 2007-2008

  • Created online advertising using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash.
  • Designed and developed three online magazines using HTML, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop.
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript 60%
  • Adobe Photoshop 20%
  • Adobe Flash 20%

Promotions Producer, News 10 KTVL-TV

Medford, Ore. 2006-2007

  • Scripted, shot and produced promotional videos using Adobe After Effects, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro.
  • Adobe After Effects 50%
  • Final Cut Pro 40%
  • Adobe Illustrator 10%

Ad Sales Representative, Del Norte Triplicate

Crescent City, Calif. 2004-2005

  • Designed print advertising for newspaper clients using Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress.
  • Increased sales through effective tracking of in-house sales and follow-up using Microsoft Office.
  • Adobe Photoshop 50%
  • Adobe Illustrator 25%
  • QuarkXPress 25%

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