SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
Computer proficiency in Mac and PC environments, including Adobe CS 2-4
Digital Illustration and Imaging: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, FlexiSign
Layout Design: Adobe InDesign
Business Applications: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel
• Design and Fine Art Skills/Interests:
Signage, poster, logo, packaging, book and layout design
Illustration: traditional and digital
• Business Productivity:
Efficiency in all aspects, data organization, research, client relations, creating design systems,
PC networking, managing accounts, transaction and invoice accounting. 80 WPM typing.
• Personal Skills:
Creative with fresh ideas • Able to adapt to and work in a ﬂexible environment
Intuitive teaching • Able to identify, analyze, and solve problems • Intermediate level of Spanish
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
• Cedar Park Signs. Principal Designer.
Cedar Park, Texas. 2009-2010
Communicated in short turnaround time with clients from first contact to final invoicing. Designed for a variety of mediums – storefront and vehicle signage, street banners, props, interior design, engraving, political signage, etc.
• Genuine European Portraits. Executive Assistant.
Barcelona, Spain. 2009 (Feb-Mar)
Tasks included seeking and obtaining potential clients in the US, acting as a liaison between the Barcelona
and US offices, and retaining said clients until the end of the project.
• Mercury Permits, Inc. Executive Assistant, Social Media Manager, Graphic Designer.
Austin, Texas. 2006-2008, 2010 (current position)
Developed solid identity while also serving as executive assistant, accounting assistant, and IT coordinator.
Design work included logo, business cards, advertisements, web site, letterhead set, and various collateral.
Also responsible for relaying information to and meeting with customers.
• Blue Genie Art Industries, Internship.
Austin, Texas. 2005 (Summer)
Assisted in the creation of large-scale sculptures, vinyl signage, and festival artwork (Lollapalooza).
Also sat in on business meetings and problem-solving sessions with the business owners.
Texas State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design.
San Marcos, Texas 2004-2008.
AWARDS and HONORS
2008: Gold ADDY Award: Student Illustration, San Antonio Ad Fed
Silver ADDY Award: Student Illustration, National ADDY awards
Silver ADDY Award: Editorial Design, San Antonio Ad Fed
Bronze Award: Student Illustration, 2007 Houston Art Director’s Club
Graduated with honors: cum laude. Five-time University Dean’s List inductee
2007: Texas State University: College of Fine Arts’ Council of Scholars inductee
2005: Mitte University Honors Society: Fall 2005-May 2008