Resume

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR DESIGNER

The Portland Mercury | Portland, OR | 2007-2018

Primary visual tasks included paginating pages, designing print/web advertisements, building in-paper guides, developing promotional art/logos/websites, creating marketing material, and making social media art. Web publication tasks included prepping images for web, formatting text for a CMS import, and help managing content/navigation placement. Also, it included helping troubleshoot the CMS for aid in development. Other tasks included optimizing files for print/pre-press, photography, designing editorial art, making event signage, and maintaining archives.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Source Weekly | Bend, OR | 2006-2007

Primary tasks included designing print/web advertisements, building in-paper guides, creating marketing material and handling out of house files for production. Other tasks included photography, writing articles, and maintaining archives.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Central Oregon Nickel Ads | Bend, OR | 2004-2006

Primary tasks included designing advertisements and processing/managing high-capacity volumes of art. Other tasks included designing business cards and updating internet classifieds.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Conscious Living | Bend, OR | 2003-2004

Primary tasks included paginating the entire publication, designing news graphics, and designing advertisements. Other tasks included developing editorial sections and photography.


GRAPHIC EDITOR

The Broadside | Bend, OR | 2002-2003

Primary tasks included budgeting content for publication, paginating pages, designing advertisements and graphics, photography, and overseeing a small staff that aided with visual material. Other tasks included meeting with other editors to ensure quality and determine content. 


GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Oregon Daily Emerald | Eugene, OR | 2001-2002

Primary tasks included budgeting art and stories for select sections, paginating pages, designing news graphics, and creating entire special feature sections. Other tasks including meeting with editors to discuss publication content and story placement.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER / COPY EDITOR

The Times News | Twin Falls, ID | 1999-2001

Primary tasks included paginating select sections, designing news graphics, and writing headlines. Other tasks included editing articles, and selecting art/articles from wire services.
 

EDUCATION

Central Oregon Community College 2002-2004

University of Oregon 2001-2002

College of Southern Idaho 1999-2001

SOFTWARE

Adobe CS

Microsoft Office

OTHER SKILLS

Basic HTML/CSS coding

Email campaign systems

Social Media platforms