Yellow Scene Magazine
Sept 2015 - Present
Establish deadlines with editorial department, freelance photographers and writers and assign editorial and clientdesign projects. Brief team of designers, photographers and freelance creatives on projects and deadlines.
Prioritize workload and delegate tasks accordingly to manage stress and pressure to meet deadlines. Hold biweekly production meetings to keep up on marketing trends and new developments in the media.
Create mood bards and sketches to communicate ideas to pitch to the publisher. Motivate team of designers to persevere and communicate fresh visual concepts.
Hold monthly meetings to set deadlines and schedules to hold departments accountable. Work with Editor to update deadlines for our three publications, Yellow Scene,Home&Hood and Colorado Brides and Babies.
Schedule and coordinate company interviews for sales, production, editorial, finance and HR and provide relevant feedback from all parties included in the interview process.
Train and advise new employees in all departments on company policies and procedures.
Create the opening production report at the beginning of each cycle, mark each client with appropriate notes and process ads accordingly.
Create web banners for clients and update to companiesword press site monthly. Update backend database with client information and speculation ads.
Hold monthly after-action meetings with production and editorial teams to discuss processes and communication. Relay hold-ups and successes in deadline process at staff meetings for discussion with other departments to update and modify procedures.
Integrate hand drawn art and social trends appropriatelyinto advertisements. Present concepts to clients and incorporate changes, accepting rejection and criticism and adapt concepts to clients and publisher’s needs.
Contact clients for changes to Yellow House designs to prevent miscommunication.
And continue graphic design duties as below:
Yellow Scene Magazine
Oct 2014 - Sept 2015
Review editorial design for inconsistencies and errors and ready files for pre-press, whileenforcing brand consistency.
Craft personalized ads, logos, marketing materials and promotional branding elements for clients.
Send daily production report to sales executives for status of ads in production cycle.
Ideate with editor for opener designs, create mood board and present inspiration.
Create board by hand for press date, marking ad space and editorial space and place ads bysize onto board according to editorial context.
Update dummies with editorial content, design and structure editorial features according to the opener design.
Nov 2015 - Present
Concepted and designed
advertisements for the following clients:
Denver Gay & Lesbian Chamber
of Commerce (DGLCC)
The Allen Company
Created logo and advertising campaign
for the following clients:
24 Carrot Bistro
Integrated Contracting Solutions
Created proposals for the following clients:
North Area Transportation Alliance (NATA)
City of Dacono
Communique Design & Marketing Inc.
June 2012 - Aug 2012 -
Created promotional marketing material, designed branding elements for clients, and concepted & designed print collateral.
Fluent in english
Conversational in mandarin
Conversational in spanish
Rochester Institute of Technology | RIT
Major | Graphic Design
Minor | Marketing
Concentration | Sociology & Anthropology
Design in Dessau
One of few selected to study in dessau, germany with a fully immersive program for a semester.
skills & strengths
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office Suite
Design & Development
Copy Writing & Editing
Concepting & Problem Solving
Teamwork & Collaboration
Communication & Languages
Typography & Typesetting
SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists)
First place design, May 15, 2015
Overall design, May 2016
Dean's List, RIT
2010 to 2014
Boulder Biz West 40 Under 40
Honoree amongst 39 other
individuals who are making a
difference in their professions.
Gallery R Benefit Donator
March 2011 - Created three cut paper original dragon pieces specifically for the purposes or donating to Gallery R.
Imagine RIT Volunteer
May 2011 - Directed lost individuals to their destination while also informing individuals of different events taking place.
Thought at Work Volunteer
October 2012 - Registered individuals for the day, aided in various events while collaborating with other volunteers and speakers.
RAF ADDY'S Award Show Volunteer
March 2014 - Aided in registering individuals' for the event, as well as monitoring the event, and handing out awards to the winners.
March 2017 - Created a logo for Drift Colorado for a car show; Hard Park'd.