experience

Graphic Designer (05/2017 - Present)

InterNACHI®

InterNACHI®, The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, is a federally tax exempt, non-profit trade organization headquartered in Boulder, Colorado providing degrees, certificate programs, marketing, and continuing education opportunities to all it’s members. InterNACHI® is the world’s largest organization of residential and commercial property inspections.

• Design independent brands for over 20,000 members, communicating with clients on logos and promotional print materials.

• Create and enhance company brand style guides and in-house marketing materials.

• Develop effective business and marketing products and services for members, consulting and educating clients on successful branding and marketing techniques.

 

Art Director 09/2015 - 05/2017)
Graphic Designer 10/2014 - 09/2015)

Yellow Scene Magazine

Began as a Graphic Designer and was promoted to Art Director of Boulder County’s foremost magazine with three signature editions: Yellow Scene, Home & Hood and Colorado Brides and Babies. Yellow Scene Magazine is a product of SMB advertising; it is the largest local publication serving the home owning family demographic of Boulder County and the North Metro. Established and grown in East Boulder County, it is the alternative monthly voice for the region.

• Managed design and correspondence of over 150 clientsfor 3 publications in a 4-week turnaround time.

• Crafted personalized advertisements, logos, marketing materials and promotional branding elements for clients.

• Coordinated photographers, freelance artists & writers and illustrators to maintain the brand standard and quality of the publication.

• Oversaw a team of 2 designers and worked closely with the publisher, publisher assistant, sales team and editorial team to maximize productivity and system processes.

 

Freelance Designer (11/2015 - Present)

Denver Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (DGLCC)

The Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is a statewide, equal-opportunity chamber of commerce.

• Created and designed ads with client feedback and integration.

• Managed projects & workload and provided time schedules and analysis of timeline.

 

The Allen Company

Allen Company is a leading manufacturer of hunting, shooting, tactical, archery, fishing, and outdoor products.

• Designed web banners and social media marketing campaigns following company brand style guidelines.

• Communicated with clients and provided updated proofs with timelines.

 

Active Brand Concepts

• Created logo and advertising campaign for: 24 Carrot Bistro and Integrated Contracting Solutions

• Created proposals for: North Area Transportation Alliance and the City of Dacono

 


internship experience

Communique Design & Marketing Inc.

Creative Director 
Timothy Youngs

June 2012 - Aug 2012 -

Created promotional marketing material, designed branding elements for clients, and concepted & designed print collateral.

 


languages

Fluent in english

Conversational in mandarin

Conversational in spanish


education

Rochester Institute of Technology  |  RIT
BFA

Major  |  Graphic Design
Minor  |  Marketing
Concentration  |  Sociology & Anthropology

Hochschule Anhalt
Design in Dessau  

2013

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


references

Chris Lyons

clyons01@rochester.rr.com

Timothy Youngs

timy@comuniquedesign.com


recognition

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.


involvement

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.

 

Logo Donator

March 2017 - Created a logo for Drift Colorado for a car show; Hard Park'd.