ATTRIBUTES

Strong creative and conceptual brainstorming skills

Careful attention to detail and order

Excellent sketching, technical and conceptual drawing skills

Polite and friendly communication skills

Skilled with current versions of adobe software

Skilled in Microsoft Office

Capable of quickly learning any new software necessary

Capable of working with Mac and PC systems

Fluent in Japanese

Experience

Currently

Anaheim, CA

Currently

Santa Ana, CA

May 2017-May 2018

Brea, CA

October 2014-2016

Garden Grove, CA

June 2014-Sept 2016

Fullerton, CA

Aug 2013-Dec-2013

Cal State Fullerton

Intense Lighting

Graphic Artist

 

Develops creative approaches and design concepts in collaboration with Marketing and Product Management, while adhering to Branding requirements. Creates custom illustrations or other graphic elements as needed. Creates and maintains a digital library of standard logos, line art, and wiring diagrams for day to day accessibility and consistency through all designs. Establishes reliable digital backup process for all work created. Responsible for retouching of digital photos for color correction and other enhancements required to finalize projects. Assists with digital photography to supplement completion of project.

ZH Imaginations

Graphic Designer/Illustrator

 

Customized Graphics and Illustrations for print and web. Experience includes custom traditionaland digital illustrations, wedding invitations, business card design, logo design, album andSoundcloud cover art, frontend and backend design of websites.

Garbage Dream advertising agency

Production Artist/Designer

 

Color correction, photo-retouching, and resizing for all print and web assets for contracted companies (mainly automotive industries).  Responsible for all frontend and backend proofing of assets as well as prepping assets for photoshoots.  Creating custom vector art icons for companies as well as designing advertisements for social media outlets of those companies

Companies include: MOMO, WELD Racing, Milestar Tires,

Tireco, BBS, Bilstein, Demello Offroad, Meguiars, Transamerican, Eat Chow, Go Rhino, Hotchkis, LGE, Mod Auto, Nankang, Westlake Tires, Smittybilt, City of Garden Grove,

Culture Attack Clothing Company

Graphic Artist, Co-owner, Art Director

 

Created custom graphics for t-shirts.  Concepts included purely original content as well as appropriations of cultural icons and imagery as pop mashup art.  Only original content sold.  Sole creator of the brand's image and aesthetic of the renegade attitude and eye-catching imagery of the company.

Artist Series Guitar

Artist/Designer

 

Created custom graphics for t-shirts.  Concepts included purely original content as well as appropriations of cultural icons and imagery as pop mashup art.  Only original content sold.  Sole creator of the brand's image and aesthetic of the renegade attitude and eye-catching imagery of the company.

 

 

Studio 495

Graphic Designer/Illustrator

 

Worked with an array of companies seeking designs and logos for book publishings, advertisements, musical productions, and accessories.  Process included brainstorming design ideas, creating mockups and type studies, and selecting the best designs within the group. 

Projects included: Robert Henri’s California: Race, Realism, and Region published by the Laguna Art Museum, NASPA Western Regional Conference 2014 logo and postcards, Concert Posters for Cal State Fullerton Performing Arts productions such as Frederica Von Stade and Jazz Orchestra, holiday postcards for CSUF dean of the college of the arts to send to faculty and staff, and CSUF Titan Shops reusable bag designs.