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Roaring toward another annual SEMA Show.
Check out the video of the 2017 SEMA booth project.
Based on the theme of "The Wrecking Room", I brought the idea to life.
Having an excellent showing at SEMA 2017.
(check back soon to see the 2018 SEMA Booth)

A brief introduction

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I provide marketing solutions to engage with customers, creating an experience that exceeds expectations.

With a solid reputation in the design world, I have over a decade of tenure at the corporate headquarters of Rhino Linings Corporation. I am an all around designer of engaging marketing materials and interactive campaigns increasing online presence from year to year. Managing multiple projects to meet objectives and deadlines effectively while maintaining graphic files and communicating with outside vendors. The marketing materials include social media campaigns, ecommerce images, strategic web banners, magazine ads, printed brochures and large format booth graphics marketing to both prospective new dealers and consumers. Recently, branching into the direct marketing by traveling to corporate sponsored events, as a brand ambassador and connecting with potential clients and partners.

A specialist in graphic design and proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Xpress, Corel Draw and a range of other design, web, wireframe and multimedia software along with a high level of proficiency in graphic fundamentals, typography, print and web capabilities, I continually challenge my creativity to produce unique and captivating work and complete projects efficiently.

My experience extends beyond the typical, having a diverse artistic background that includes airbrushing and screen printing consumables, painting cars and motorcycles, operating offset press, and casting and finishing ceramics. Giving me creative energy and resourcefulness to find clever solutions in the design of numerous logos, ads, online graphics, large format graphics, direct mail, brochures and much more.

I enjoy working closely with the marketing team to ensure that all internal and external communications follow branding guidelines, the position takes design projects from concept to completion including: print and web ads, brochures, newsletters, internal and external signage, posters and social media graphics and program branding.

Additionally, I manage design projects, including defining budget constraints, planning design concept, determining print materials and production options, coordinating with vendors, presenting designs, making revisions based on feedback and meeting project deadlines.

Lead Graphic Designer


Jan 2008 - Present
San Diego Corporation
Rhino Linings Corporation
San Diego, CA

An industrial coatings and linings manufacturer, best known for sprayed-on truck bed linings.
• Developed hundreds of designs for use in magazine ads, brochures, flyers, trade show booths and vehicle graphics.
• Served as a valuable asset to the marketing team by always finding a solution to the problems set forth, whether it is designing applicator award seals and certificates or completely manufacturing a photo for use in an ad or booth graphic.
• Assist in UI development, marketing packages and trade show booths and collateral
• Produce technical data sheets and product labels adhering to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

Freelance Graphic Designer


Self Employed
San Antonio, TX

Coordinate and produce graphics products and services, including design and art direction.
• Provide customers with a graphic design and printing services, signage, marketing, packaging and digital assets
• Build and Manage client accounts through networking, social media and cold calling
• Expertise determining print materials, production options, coordinating with vendors, presenting designs, making revisions based on feedback and meeting critical deadlines.
• Develop marketing packages, trade show collateral, advertisements, brochures, flyers, logos and sales tools.

Graphic Designer/Manager
Design Interactions
Modesto, CA

A full service custom sign shop that produces large format graphics and vehicle wraps.
• Create graphics for signs, vehicle wraps, banners and posters
• Output files to large format printers
• Manage installers and installation schedules
• Supervised and coordinated all production activities and schedules
• Confer with clients about budgets, layout design, prepare proofs and attain final approvals

Management Representative for ISO 9001 & 14001 Certification Process

International Technoprint, Inc.
a Yamagata Printing Group company
San Diego, CA

A complete product documentation service for manufacturing companies around the world.
• Achieved implementation of ISO 9001:2000 and 14001:2004 within the company
• Secured the renewal of the Sony Green Partner Program for environmental management
• Managed company compliance for ROHS and to gain ISO 9001 and 14001 Certification
• Managed quality system to prevent mistakes in the manufacturing process and defects in the finished product

Owner, Graphic Designer
Tropicwest Prepress Graphics & Production
San Diego, CA

A full service prepress service bureau providing film output for serveral printers and designers.
• Managed day to day operations, client accounts, deliverables and book keeping
• Operated film imagesetter to produce simple film negatives and spot color separations, production ready art files, set type, pre-flight files
• Provided services to commercial printers in the greater San Diego area

 

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