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• Adventurous  •  Creative  •  Professional

•  Driven  •  Humorous  •  Motivated

•  Confident  •   Honest  • Clever  • Innovative

•  Capable  •  Skilled •  A Researcher

• Dedicated •  Embrace Challenges

About Me

Experienced and creative GRAPHIC DESIGNER & MEDIA PROFESSIONAL utilizing critical analysis and communication skills/abilities for concepting, visualizing and piloting new marketing initiatives to produce inspiring, influential designs—and mastering the management of all creative project elements to guide publications and other organizations in achieving market share and visibility consistent with their identities and goals.

Education

Portland State University—BFA in Graphic Design

2021, Portland, OR

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sr. Graphic Designer 2016–2018

M Financial Holdings, Portland, OR
 

Promoted to collaborate and key lead design team to meet the company’s marketing needs. Create new digital branding of company materials to coordinate with updated website. Develop brochures for all departments of M Financial Group. Design product branding and layout for meeting materials, including programs, signs, invites, and handouts. Ad design and layout in print and electronic format, including banners with Flash. Build new and upgraded products into member firm websites, while also leading internal M Financial Group projects. 

Accomplishments include, but not limited to:

  • Lead design ideation/creation for client hand-off.

  • Sole contributor/creator for member firm logos.

  • Coordinated “All Call” for mid-level Member firm
    group who would benefit from re-branding options.

 

Graphic Designer 2000–2018

M Financial Holdings, Portland, OR
 

Work with and provide design services to Member Firms, who have met revenue criteria, of the M Group, including new logo development, design and layout of stationery (business cards, letterhead, thank you cards, envelopes), web page design support, and design and layout of ads, brochures, announcements, flyers and a variety of other marketing materials.

Accomplishments include, but not limited to: 

  • Key team member that brought services in-house, including building the team, developing the Annual Report, for a savings of Millions over several years