Experience

Blue Shield of California  |  2010 – Present
Lead Art Director
Creative Direction, multi-channel campaign development, UX/UI design strategy, print design, illustration, naming, vendor management, photo retouch/manipulation, production design, brand expert & creative mentor, creative team management and process development, agency partner

Blu Homes, Inc.  |  July 2013 – December 2013
Sr. Art Director
creative direction, online/offline brand overhaul, multi-channel campaign development, UX/UI design, contractor oversight, streamline file management/design process, production design, brand expert

Two Birds Creative, Inc.  |  2009 – 2014
Partner, Creative Director
in-house & on-site art direction, website design & development, logo & identity design, packaging design, new business development

Moses Anshell  |  2006 – 2009
Sr. Graphic Designer
online/offline graphic design, art direction team support, event graphics, file prep, QC & press management, production design mentor, DVD authoring

Skills

Professional mastery of Adobe CC — Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat DC (Interactive PDF), Dreamweaver, Bridge

Prototyping — InVision, Balsamiq, Rapid prototyping, wireframing, storyboarding, personas, clickable prototypes, 2D mockups, user-centered design

Front end — HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Web Design, Wordpress, Mobile-first

Education

San Francisco State University, College of Extended Learning  |  2013 – Present
Multimedia Certificate courses focused on UX/UI design and web design and development
Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive Certificate — Android 4.0

Arizona State University  |  2001 – 2005
Bachelor of Science in Design, Visual Communications

University of Alaska, Fairbanks  |  1998 – 2000
Associate of Arts

Recognition

GDUSA In-house Design Awards
• 24/7 LifeReferrals animated video
• Pulse Broker Cycle Guide
GO with Shield Open Enrollment App

IHAF Design Awards
• Shout Out for Good Health Website
• Blue Shield – Giants banner ads