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Experience GRAPHIC DESIGNER, STONESTOWN FAMILY YMCA. SAN FRANCISCO, CA AUG. 2007-PRESENT • Design event posters, T-shirts and flyers • Design YMCA Teen Center marketing material FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, ISAAC DESIGNS. SAN FRANCISCO, CA JAN. 2006-PRESENT • Designed 3D rendered images for Reason Magazine and WIRED in an article for the Seastead project based on simple verbal descriptions • Taught design and marketing classes over the summer of 2008 to low-income urban youth through an educational program called Youth Credit Union Program (YCUP) • Created worksheets and templates for student work at YCUP • Prepared curriculums and material to be used in class at YCUP • Researched, via focus groups and workshops, marketing and design strategies used towards low-income urban youth • Created posters, flyers, brochures, postcards, identification cards and stickers to enhance and professionalize YCUP’s printed material • Design and typeset Mission SF quarterly newsletters • Created flyers for A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition in San Francisco APPAREL ASSOCIATES, CALIFORNIA CHOPPERS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA FEB. 2003- FEB. 2007 • Designed apparel for California Choppers • Illustrated images for print on clothing • Conceived and designed retail displays • Created inventory data sheets • Sourced materials to create high quality products within budget requirements • Designed business cards and flyers APPRENTICE, FRANK KOZIK, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 2006 Frank Kozik is an American graphic artist who creates event posters and toys.

• Prepared and painted toys using masking techniques and various painting methods

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Print Publications Reason Magazine Aug./Sep. 2008 issue

Online Publications WIRED Front Page Reason G4 TV ter.html

Education San Francisco State University (SFSU) , San Francisco, CA BA Industrial Arts, emphasis in Interdisciplinary Design (2D, 3D design) 2008 • Exhibited designs in SFSU’s Department of Design and Industry’s spring annual show in 2006, 2007 and 2008

Skills • Strong rendering and illustration ability • Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Solidworks 3D rendering program, Microsoft Office, elementary knowledge using Flash and After Effects • Solid communications skills and comfortable speaking in front of groups of various sizes • Fast learner, who takes initiative at getting things done • Bi-cultural, Bi-lingual. Fluent in Spanish • Comfortable using both PCs and Macs

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My resume of my industrial design work

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