<Profile>

Innovative graphic designer with eight years experience in multimedia and online design.

  • Skilled on Macintosh and Windows platforms.
  • Highly detailed, goal oriented, proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Creative design strengths include illustration range and icon development.
  • <Experience>

    Netscape Communications, Mountain View, CA 10/00-11/01
    Web Designer <Contract>

  • Supported Design Group for Netscape.Com
  • Key Projects include:

    • Sex & The City
    • Oscars 2001
    • Reality TV

    KiraCom Corporation, San Francisco, CA 10/99-10/00
    Senior Web Designer

  • Took alpha site to completion and launch: navagation, page layout, color, and typography.
  • Designed new email client with engineering group.
  • Defined & executed site-wide interface and functionality.
  • Coordinated development of prototypes and templates with team.
  • Evite, San Francisco CA
    Icon Designer <Contract>

  • Designed graphic suite of icons for site.
  • The Learning Company, Fremont, CA 3/99-6/01
    Interface Designer <Contract>

  • Designed graphic interfaces for CD-ROM projects
  • Key Projects include:

    • Sesame Street
    • Reader Rabbit
    • ClueFinders

    America Online, San Mateo, CA 6/95-11/98
    Designer
    Illustrator/Screen Designer

  • Designed graphic interface treatments for online areas and CD-ROM.
  • Teamed with producers and engineers to design custom coded CD-ROM projects.
  • Managed art production process with production specialists.
  • Core tools consist of Director, Icon Forge, PageMill, Painter, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Key Projects include:

    • AOL 3.0
    • Kids Only Channel
    • AOL Games CD
    • International Cinema
    • 2Market v.3 CD
    • Thrive@AOL

    CSU Summer Arts, Arcata, CA 94/95
    Special Consultant
    Teaching Assistant

  • Imaging consultant for theatrical costume design course using digital processes.
  • Instruction included advanced Painter and Photoshop techniques.
  • Summagraphics Corporation, Austin, TX 94/95
    Demo Artist

  • Represented Summagraphics at MacWorld and Seybold, San Francisco.
  • Created digital illustrations demonstrating the SummaSketch graphics tablet.
  • <Education>

    California State University, Chico 5/93
    Master of Arts: Digital Imagery -Awarded with Distiction, G.P. A 4.00

  • Interdisplinary program on the emergence of the computer as an artists' tool.
  • Masters project documented by written and visual thesis project.
  • Graduate courses included: Director, Freehand, Illustrator, Painter, Photoshop.
  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 7/91
    CSU Summer Arts - New Technologies

  • Master classes in computer art and animation
  • The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 5/83

    Bachelor of Fine Arts

    • Life Drawing
    • Photography
    • Lithography
    • Surface Design
    • Mask Design
    • Weaving
    • Painting
    • Woodworking

    <Awards>

    6th Annual Governors' Conference on the Arts: Art &Techology, Santa Clara, CA 2/95
    Calfornia Arts Council Scholarship

     

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