Resume

Co-Owner ▪ Jet City Shows, Seattle, WA: July 2008–Present
• Streamline all activities focused on promoting the show
• Function effectively in negotiating with vendors and sponsors

Self-Employed ▪ Freelance Design/Illustrations, Seattle, WA: Jan 1997–Present
• Provide services to various companies, such as Hasbro, Mattel, Penny Farthing Press, Palm Harbor Homes, Scan Pacific Northwest, La Conner, Washington
• Formulate strategies to build a more cost-effective business
• Oversee designs for websites, illustrations and packaging art

Art Director/Graphic Designer ▪ RV Life Magazine, Lynnwood, WA: Mar 2005–Jan 2012
• Provide expert management of print design and production for the magazine
• Assume responsibility in designing, administrating and maintaining the CMS Joomla! Website

Advertising Designer ▪ Emerald City ComiCon, Seattle, WA: Jan 2002–Apr 2008
• Rendered keen supervision to the production of marketing and advertising plans, including designs
• Played a vital role in improving product for one of the premiere comic book conventions in the country

Publisher │ Art Director ▪ Rorschach Entertainment, Mill Creek, WA: Nov 2002–2008
• Ensured completion of all aspects of publishing operations, such as handling printers, making design for publication and editing
• Carried out HR functions, including hiring, selecting, and managing talents

Production Artist ▪ Production Department ▪ Trader Publishing, Bothell, WA: Sep 2002–Jun 2003
• Demonstrated outstanding skills in developing and designing advertisements and page layouts
• Held responsible in updating and maintaining website

Lead Graphic Designer ▪ Entrek Software, Inc, Redmond, WA: Aug 2000–Sep 2003
• Utilized skills in creating designs for advertising/marketing materials
• Took part in establishing and implementing marketing strategies

 

SKILLS
Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver), MS Office Package, QuarkXpress, Operating Systems (Macintosh, Windows), CMS (Content Management System), and Blogging Software

ACTIVITIES
Guest Speaker
, local colleges and conventions about illustration of comic books