Experience

Previous job experience

Sierra Vista Maintenance

Marketing Coordinator for Sacramento-area home service company

  • Streamlined estimate handling process in Housecall Pro CRM, increasing sales conversion rate by 20% in 3 months.
  • Improved on-page search engine optimization (SEO) and optimized Google Ads campaigns. Managed social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Yelp, and Google My Business.

Gold Country Media

Graphic Designer for local community newspapers and publications

  • Responsible for designing pages for four weekly newspapers, monthly magazines, and annual publications for Sacramento, Placer, and Nevada counties.
  • Designed graphics using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Created content, wrote feature articles, and took photos for publication in print and online.
  • Assisted with pre press operations, including PDF troubleshooting and workflow optimization. Also assisted with migration from Drupal to new content management system.

YDesign Group

Web Developer for lighting and home decor company

  • Responsible for helping company migrate from Adobe Scene7 to Adobe Experience Manager for digital asset management and content delivery.
  • Improved user experience (UX) by troubleshooting issues with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Salesforce Cloud Commerce. Created user interface (UI) documentation using Axure RP.

VSP Global

Digital Media Specialist/Web Developer for international eye care provider

  • Responsible for web design, development, and user interface (UI) for public-facing websites and intranet websites for international eye care provider.
  • Designed and developed websites, e-learning templates, and learning management system using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, AngularJS and Bootstrap.
  • Produced promotional videos and motion graphics using Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
  • Helped migrate company to use Microsoft SharePoint for document management. Created team sites, developed specialized online training, and helped team members with troubleshooting issues. 
Motion graphics examples for VSP Global.

Harry & David

Graphic Designer for premium gift company

  • Responsible for designing email marketing campaigns and web banners for Harry & David, Cushman’s Fruit Company, and Wolferman’s brands.
  • Designed email marketing campaigns and web banners using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Scene7. 
  • Saved company production time with Adobe Photoshop automation and Microsoft SharePoint for project management.

Mail Tribune

Web Designer for local community newspapers and publications

  • Designed news websites using Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop. Developed news websites using HTML, CSS, and Active Server Pages (ASP) to run on Saxotech Publicus content management system.
  • Created animated web banners using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash.
  • Paginated classified pages and assisted with pre press operations.
Graphic design and animation for display advertising.

KTVL-TV Channel 10

Promotions Producer for CBS television affiliate station

  • Responsible for storyboarding, script writing, video shooting, video editing, and video production of promotional videos for CBS television affiliate covering Southern Oregon and Northern California.
  • Produced promo videos and motion graphics using Adobe After Effects, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro. 
Promotional videos for KTVL-TV Channel 10.
  • Produced short video promotions and news topical promos using Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects.
  • Created storyboards, wrote scripts, shot video, edited video and designed motion graphics.

Del Norte Triplicate

Graphic Designer & Sales Representative for local community newspapers and publications

  • Responsible for graphic design and inside sales for weekly newspapers and annual publications in Del Norte County, Calif. and Curry County, Ore.
  • Increased inside sales and newspaper inserts through targeted marketing and customer follow-up.
  • Designed print advertising for local businesses using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and QuarkXPress.