EXPERIENCE
  • Design expertise in publication, typography, and identity; expert with requisite software
  • Demonstrated experience in web design and development, HTML/CSS;
  • Extensive experience in product, food, and advertising photography; familiar with large, medium, d-slr format camera systems; studio lighting, and grip equipment
  • College teaching experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art | Fall 2017–Present
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Assistant Professor of Art | 2010–2017
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

Graphic Designer, freelance | 2009 – Present
Client List: KodaCon Inc./Juniper Networks, Montag Press, Humboldt State University

Lecturer, Graphic Design | 2009–2010
University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

Lecturer, Graphic Design | 2008–2009
State University of New York, New Paltz

Senior Graphic Designer | 2006–2008
Momentum Advertising and Design, Fishkill, NY

Adjunct Lecturer, Graphic Design | 2007–2008
State University of New York, New Paltz

Graduate Assistant (Instructor of Record), Photography & Graphic Design | 2005–2006
State University of New York, New Paltz

Design Associate | 2005–2006
The Valley Table Magazine, Newburgh, NY

Graphic Designer | 2004–2005
State University of New York, New Paltz

Product Photography, Technical CSR | 1999–2004
Vertis Communication, San Leandro, CA

Studio Manager, advertising photography | 1997–1999
H. Stewart Photography, San Francisco, CA

Advertising Photo Assistant | 1997–1999
San Francisco, CA


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2016

TAYO Literary Magazine
December issue: Family.
Selection of images from the portfolio, Home.

First Street Gallery
Exhibition catalog

2015

GD USA Magazine
Nov-December issue: Annual Design Competition issue.
Category: Book Design
Client: Montag
Title: Stay.

2014

GD USA Magazine
Nov-December issue: Annual Design Competition issue.
Category: Brochure Design
Client: Humboldt State University
Title: Art Department.


EDUCATION

MFA, Intermedia Design, 2006
State University of New York, New Paltz

BA, Art Studio, 1996
San José State University

Studio manager and 1st assistant to advertising photographer, H.Stewart. Freelance assisted professional advertising photographers, E.Garcia and E.Carey, 1997-1999; Interned with advertising photographers M.Lindtrom, T.Husebye; 1996-1997


AWARDS
  • Graphic Design USA Magazine, Annual Award issue, 2015
    Book Design for the novel, Stay, Montag Press
  • Graphic Design USA Magazine, Annual Award issue, 2014
    Multimedia design, 2013, Art Department Brochure, Humboldt State University
  • Aster Awards – Awarded to MOMENTUM ADVERTISING AND DESIGN (Senior Designer)
    Best in Category, 2009, Campaign: ‘Feel Like a Kid Again’
  • Apogee Award for Advertising – Awarded to MOMENTUM ADVERTISING AND DESIGN (Senior Designer)
    Best in Category, Best in Financial, 2008, Campaign: ‘Love’

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • AIGA, American Institute of Graphic Artists for Design:
    2015 San Francisco Design Week web team
  • UCDA, University and College Design Association:
    2016, 2015 Design Education Advisory Committee
  • APA, Advertising Photographers Association (former member)
  • ASMP, American Society of Media Photographers (former member)

Full academic cv: