I am the Studio Production Manager within the Marketing Department at Nerium International. I ensure an accurate interpretation of visuals and files for production. I oversee all print materials and assists with global product packaging for our product line, review supplied assets and evaluate/ understand/clarify content details (e.g. images, copy, legal, size specifications, etc.). I ensure print-ready files for print and use best practices during pre-flight. I work backstage at the annual International "Get Real" Conference on the Production Team.
I manage organization of server. I work on the Product Development naming team, helping come up with the new product and proprietary ingredient names. I design digital (emails, powerpoint presentations, social graphics) and print assets (the Nerium Kit and Back Office flyers and Documents) as well as create high end watercolor illustrations and design apparel for the Nerium Store.
Jun 2008 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer
I am available for independent design work, ranging from logo design, illustration, marketing, general brand identity and print collateral.
Feb 2015 - Feb 2017
Sr. Production Artist
Mar 2014 - Feb 2015
Feb 2012 - Mar 2014
Primary job description consists of creating and preparing design for production. I design collateral for JPT Graphics' clients. This includes general logo design and brand identity design, collateral design including direct mail pieces, restaurant menus and POP advertisements, business cards, brochures, magazine and newspaper ads, signage and stationery. I communicate constantly with clients and handle multiple design and production jobs simultaneously, while troubleshooting in the design department and acting as customer service.
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
Contract Graphic Designer/Packaging Specialist
Letronics Corp/Cellnorth Electronics
Executed graphic designs for product specification sheets, posters, web banners and ads and commercial product packaging. Also photographed,retouched, and resized product images to be web-ready for Samsung and other national electronic companies.
Jun 2011 - Feb 2012
MAC Advertising & Design
Executed graphic designs for print and web, including magazine layout, pull-up banners, billboards, brochures, and logos. Met and communicated with clients.
Art Institute of Dallas
Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
Academic Advisor Assistant
Art Institute of Dallas/ EDMC
Assisted the Academic Advisor Department with registration, organization, and record keeping. Designed posters/ promotional work for each quarterly registration period. Used Microsoft Word and Excel for record keeping.
Oct 2008 - Sep 2011
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Advertising
Art Institute of Dallas
Graduated in 3 years from the Art Institute of Dallas with a BFA in Advertising Design. Mildred M. Kelley Scholarship Award, Dean’s List, President’s List.
Maintained a 3.8 cumulative GPA throughout undergraduate studies at the Art Institute of Dallas.
Recognition for obtaining a 4.0 GPA for one quarter of classes
Mildred M. Kelley Scholarship Award
Was awarded this scholarship at the Art Institute of Dallas for good grades and achievements. One student per quarter is elected for this scholarship.
I am a graphic designer and illustrator in the Dallas, Texas area. I graduated with a BFA in Advertising Design from The Art Institute of Dallas. I am currently a freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator. I enjoy practicing yoga, traveling, gardening, cooking and playing with my dogs.