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As designers we visit (stretch, sink, touch on , delve, have access to, stretch across) territor y that is vast and varied and limitless. Through our research we learn biochemistr y and film noir. We study stem cells, recite Rumi, hear German swear words. We generate ideas and concepts, only limited by the imagination (unlimited). We choose to express these ideas through typography and photography. Through scale, color, contrast and concept. We use our rational mind, our irrational mind, a sense of playfulness, a sense of order. We use our eyes, we use our hands, we use our mouth, we use our guts.We edit, we add more, we combine, we break the grid. Design lets us see and feel vast.




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To make significant contributions to a team or company and to become a vital part of its’ success. To be surrounded by creative thinkers and good people, to be inspired, to have fun and work hard, to grow as a designer. WHOLE FOODS_CONTRACT DESIGNER_EMERYVILLE_2012-PRESENT Designing seasonal marketing, evergreen signage, special event marketing for Northern California stores. Both print and online.


FREELANCE DESIGNER_2012-PRESENT Designing & conceptualizing print & online marketing for Mad Plum Creative, Tria Beauty and AcroYoga SF



· Worked in the online division(website & facebook) designing pieces that increased online presence and increased presence and participation from customers OLD NAVY, GAP INC._IN HOUSE DESIGNER_SF_2008-2011 Designed and conceptualized successful in-store and online campaigns Co-managed all steps leading up to production including color & photo-retouching Regularly presented design concepts and execution to marketing leaders Collaborated with creative, program management and print production to create marketing that met the company’s financial goals despite a tough retail economy.

· · · · education

BFA in Graphic Design, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, C A _ 2 0 0 5 - 0 8 BSc in Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada _ 1 9 9 2 - 9 6 The School of the Toronto Dance Theatre, Ontario, Canada _ 1 9 9 7 - 9 9

skills life stuff


Adobe Suite C6(Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop), Wordpress, Illustration skills Things I love- color, dancing, connecting with people, travelling, spiritual growth, painting, the sun, organized rooms, tapestries from India, listening to my heart, Italian ceramics, wood, being barefoot, elephants, warm wind, being on my bike, feeling good about my work. Available upon request.

My Resume  

My most updated resume.