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education

Florida Atlantic University | Ft Lauderdale 05-11
  • BFA Graphic Design
  • BFA Computer Animation

Pursued degrees in both Graphic Design and Computer Animation. Completed portfolio review process for admittance into BFA programs. Schooled in logo, poster, information, and web design. Assisted in branding and showed in final design exhibition show.

experience

Freelance Design | 2008-Present
  • Simply Swim Caps LLC
  • Training Trips
  • Design Inceptions
  • Tre Vigne Wine Imports
  • BC Surf & Sport
  • Surfers for Autism

Speciality in branding, web, and print design. Duties include managing resources effectively, maintaining project deadlines, managing multiple projects, consulting, setting and exceeding client expectations. Projects include event branding, e-marketing, product design, trade show banner design, logo design, shirt design.

Billabong DFB Manager | April 2011- Present

In charge of opening/closing store, maintaining cleanliness, shipping online orders, managing sales floor, providing consumer information, calculating daily books. Also in charge of store signage, social media presence, event flyers/e-blasts, and front window surf report creation.

Keyholder Lifeguard/Coach | 2005-2014

Created workouts and assessed performance of athletes. Maintained a safe environment, performed rescues, retained certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, O2. Created team shirts, website, event flyers and sponsor banners. Opened/closed facility.

Head Coach Spanish River Water Polo | 2013-2014

Created workouts and assessed performance of athletes. Created team shirts & suits, managed social presence, maintained budget, encouraged and inspired athletes, and managed schedules. Opened/closed facility.

FAU Executive Chair BFA Web Committee | 2011

Lead, supervised, and inspired small team of designers. Established creative direction, created social media presence & web identity, created short & long term goals for team, filed reports, lead critiques, worked alongside print designers and show planners.

Surfers For Autism - Ponce Inlet Location | 2010

Volunteered services and created event flyer, poster, and shirt for staff, athletes, children, and volunteers.

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honours

FAU Last Call Graphic Design Alumni Exhibition | Spring 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design Exhibition | Fall 2011
Inaugural Designers’ Edge yearbook inductee | Spring 2011
Surfers for Autism Event Package | Ponce Inlet 2010
FAU Deans Honor List | 2009 & 2010

Skills

My areas of expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite in order from greatest to least are Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash. I am also skilled in HTML and CSS, and regularly use Java, JQuery, MYSQL, Wordpress, and Mailchimp. Other programs that I am well adapted to are Maya, Zbrush, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. Photography, screen printing, drawing, and painting are other mediums that I have grown fond of using.