As a determined individual, I am constantly looking to improve the skills I have obtained and gather new ones along the way. I am a team player who believes communication is key to a cohesive, well-rounded work environment. This attitude transfer to working relationships also. Being determined to do my best in every aspect I aim to excel and prove myself as a valuable addition to any team or as a freelance designer.
My experience with Both my professional careers of Cosmetology and Graphic Design has lead to a better understanding of color theory, design elements and layouts. Both of these professions require a pleasing and successful visual design. Only when the client is happy with the final product is the job complete. As a hair stylist the challenge was to create something that would work well with the individual and be appealing to the public for success. As a Graphic Designer, the design must work well for the individual, the company and the public. In both these professions, the aim to create client satisfaction is the utmost priority.
Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator
Creative Sol Marketing
Search for data and edit InDesign files for reality brochures/flyers
Junior Illustrator for Draw the line Project. this project is composed of coloring books for children. We have one completed coloring book Christmas Toys and Joys. Illustrations created by myself can be found under the 'Projects' tab below.
Graphic Design Skills:
Adobe CC- Ps, Ai, Id focused
Email marketing- ConstantContact and MailChimp
Pantone color systems
Microsoft Office programs
Pencil, Charcoal, and pastels
Hair, Skin, and Nail care
Graphic Designer and marketing Specialist
Collaborating with the marketing team to create email flyers, brochures, pamphlets, and class schedules for Chi Institute and the school's sister companies, WATCVM, AATCVM, IVMI, and Jing Tang Herbal supplement Inc. Photography and photo editing of classes for the use in printed materials as well as websites, social media, and emails.
TJM Promos Inc
Job duties include creating promotional product proofs for clients. corresponding with clients to sell products. Personally completing 30+ individual art proofs daily to generate revenue for monthly sales goal averaging $230,000 monthly for the team I work with.
Main programs used daily: Photoshop, Illustrator, Salesforce, Microsoft Office programs, and Slack.
Mild to Wild Hair Design
Corresponding with the client to ensure what they are looking to have done will work with their lifestyle. Job duties included scheduling appointments within a consistent time frame for various requests. managing social interactions and communicating well to ensure the best understanding of services and products.
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
2018 BFA Degree
In 2018 I graduated RMCAD with Cum Laude Honors at a 3.58 GPA. While at RMCAD I received extensive training using traditional media and continued my education of Adobe CC as well as SKETCH.
I received the honor of Dean's List in 2016-2017 and President's list 2017-2018
2010 - present
2010 - present
College of Central Florida
2015 AA Degree
Major: Digital Media and Liberal Arts
The first step in my goal of becoming a professional Illustrator and Graphic Designer. I graduated CF in 2015 with a 3.06 GPA. I completed Microsoft Office education and began my Adobe program education with this Degree. In addition to Adobe, I also began learning MAYA.
2019- Course of HTML/CSS completed-certified
Florida licensed Cosmetologist since 2005. Completed 1200 hours of schooling with continuing education every two years. Continuing education keeps me up to date on the latest OSHA laws, HIV/AID training and the effects of chemicals on hair and the body.
My license is regulated and must be renewed every two years with the completion of a 16-hour continuing education.