Prioritized graphic workload and effectively coordinate multiple projects. Prepare unique print materials, including advertisements, merchandise, brochures, web, social media and logo design. Adhere to all corporate brand guidelines when preparing graphic materials. Design artistic signage for special corporate events. Contribute ideas during strategic and conceptual brainstorming sessions. Support production of various product releases under tight time constraints.
Work collaboratively with other members of the creative team, brainstorming visual and developing copy ideas. Provide creative design to support the marketing messages clearly to a non-technical audience. Create and communicate concepts with creative design, highlighting the unique selling points of the service.
Working closely with both Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) and Seattle Sounders FC 2 (USL) to design marketing materials including, but not limited to: flyers, advertisements, business materials, websites, emails, logos, posters, stadium signage, large-scale graphics, PowerPoint presentations, online advertisements, tickets, maps, retail graphics, and promo items. Work with the marketing team to define the team brands. Act as project manager for large marketing initiatives including season tickets and renewal campaigns. Manage print vendor relationships. Manage projects from initial creative brief to finished output. Provide art direction for photographers, agencies, and vendors.
Responsible for design projects affecting the marketing and advertising of both the Fresno Grizzlies (MiLB) and Fresno Fuego (USL Premier Development Team).
Initiate, develop and execute the design of multiple visual communication strategies including: digital media, conventional print media, advertising campaigns, web communication, brand identity, promotional items and in-game graphics. Create custom designs unique for special events throughout the year.
Experienced in pre-press production. Inspect proofs for accuracy adherence to appropriate production standards. Work closely with marketing-related vendors including printers and sign shops. Present ideas in weekly brainstorming sessions for new project development, marketing and promotional objectives. Anticipate needs and recognizes opportunities for greater efficiency in marketing and bring potential solutions forward for discussion with leadership. Anticipate and tracks critical dates on the marketing calendar including appropriate parties on behalf of marketing to ensure that deadlines are met.
While attending Fresno state I played division 1 athelets for the Lacrosse and Track & Field team. With the Lacrosse team from 2008-2010 we recieve the President's Community Service Award for outstanding involvement in the community. As a student athlete I was also a part of Big Heroes Little Heroes. Big Heroes Little Heroes is a program for underprivilleged kids to hangout and socialize with student athletes. I was a Golden Key International Honour Society Member along with being involved with the Graphic Design CLub (2011 Secretary).
Create and collaborate with departments to deliver polished products that capture audiences and create engagement through web ads, email marketing and social media.
Create and prepare unique print materials including advertisements, brochures, posters and promotional items.
Designed graphics for screen-printed and embroidered clothing.
Experience in creating and designing logos that drive various initiatives.