Experience

Multiple projects for small and large-businesses including branding, product design, advertising, web design & web development.

Well versed in the use of publishing hardware and software such large format printers, laser cutters, CNC-machines, 3D printers, projectors and green-screens.

 

Teacher

University of California, Santa Cruz

Provided instruction and guidance to graduate students, specializing in digital art discussions, critiques, and thesis preparation. Additionally, actively supported the development and execution of upcoming exhibitions.

March 2022 – Present

Freelance Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Animator

University of California, Santa Cruz

Designed website layouts, templates and unique branded looks. Developed print materials such as catalogs, banners and signs. Worked with students to gather and define requirements, establish scopes and manage project milestones.

March 2022 – Present

Freelance Animator / Videographer

Karlton Hester’s ‘Afrofuturism Ritual’

Collaborated and worked alongside many interdisciplinary artists to create an immersive visual experience through unique design. Created computer-generated effects and animations through the use of green screens and Adobe software.

January 2022 – Present

Creative Director / Web Designer

IAA: Interdisciplinary / Artist Alliance

Planned art and design requirements for interdisciplinary artists. Developed high-impact creative trailers and promotional content for individual artists from concept to completion. Evaluated and contributed to creative team ideas and translated them into actionable project plans.

December 2021 – Present

Teaching Assistant

University of California, Santa Cruz

Created and delivered lessons through distance, virtual and in-person learning. Proved one-on-one and group-based learning support to maintain student progress and development.

September 2019 – September 2021

Freelance Graphic Designer

Kenko Tokina USA

Created a web-advertisement layout that included design, typography, and illustrations. Worked with clients to gather and define requirements, establish scopes and manage project milestones.

June 2021 – July 2021

Art Instructor

Galileo Learning

Developed lesson plans surrounding various types of art, history, and culture. Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support. Planned and executed activities to promote skill and talent development.

April 2019 – September 2019

Student Resources / Course Developer

University of California, Santa Cruz

Planned and monitored the implementation of technology-based learning programs. Designed course materials, video tutorials and supported implementation. Targeted diverse learning modalities in the development of new course content and training programs. Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles.

May 2018 – January 2019

Freelance Videographer

Kingston University, Los angeles 

Filmed and edited informational video content relating to the University’s programs.

June 2017 – July 2017

Graphic Designer

R. Jacks & Co., Inc.

January 2012 – September 2016

Freelance Graphic Web Designer

Comfort & Care for the Elderly

January 2015 РFebruary  2015

Internship Graphic Designer 

Farallon Brands

January 2012 – January 2013