My Contact Info
562 355 3118

Hi.
I am a creative problem solver with experience spearheading branding, marketing campaigns, and ecommerce site design from concept development through deployment. My expertise and knowledge has been focused on  Fashion, Active Lifestyle, Electronics, Automotive, Consumer Goods and Luxury Real Estate. 
I have consistently demonstrated the ability to drive brand awareness and loyalty through unique, purposeful messaging and design that focuses on consumer behavior and promotes product value. 
Measurable results are seen by increased online and in-store sales, business YOY growth, positive consumer feedback and social hype.
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CAREER TIMELINE
First Step
Moved from Portland, Oregon to Long Beach, California to attended college graduating with a degree in Graphic Design/Visual Communication.
Fashion & Lifestyle
Design career began working for a variety of streetwear, surf, and skate brands like Vans, Quiksilver, Rusty, JNCO, and Freshjive. During this time, I learned to think fast, enjoy what I do, and be a creative innovator.
Fashion & Performance Footwear
Became the Art Director and later the Creative Director at Skechers footwear. Working in a leadership role for this global giant pushed me to improve my creative process and concepts focusing on customer wants.
Freelance Contractor
Started FMthree, my freelance design business, which proved that I could provide successful design solutions on a variety of projects for clients in various industries.
Ecommerce Deep Dive
Worked for LD Products, one of the largest eCommerce retailers in the consumer goods space. When hired, I was asked to improve the in-house design department and oversee the design and direction of a full rebrand for the company, its sub-brands, websites, and product packaging.
Other Interests
Outside of work I fuel my creativity through my art and graphic apparel brand. I screen print from my garage and will DJ when asked spinning funk & house.

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SKILLS
Art Direction
Brand Identity
Digital Marketing
Packaging
Print Collateral
Social Media
Team Management
Typography
User Testing
UX/UI Design
Website Design

SOFTWARE
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Lightroom
Animate
AfterEffects
AdobeXD & Sketch

MS Office
Workfront
Jira

AWARDS
Communication Awards
Communication Arts
GD USA Competitions
Graphis
Horizon Interactive Awards
Interactive Media Awards
Logo Lounge
Newsweek Best Online Shops
P.I.E. Books, Tokyo
Print
Type Directors Club

W3 Awards

MEMBERSHIPS
AIGA LA
Graphis
Type Directors Club
UCR Extension, Design Thinking Advisory Board



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