B.A. in Art - Graphic Design

Sept. 2004 – June 2008

California State University, San Bernardino


Minor in Music - Recording Arts

Sept. 2004 – June 2008

California State University, San Bernardino


Design & Illustration

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Photo Manipulation, Pixel Art


Interaction & Games

GameMaker Studio: Professional, Stencyl,, Fourwinds Interactive


Web Design & Coding

Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML/CSS, The Secretary (Some PHP, JavaScript, & Wordpress)


Motion Graphics & Animation

After Affects, Premier, Flash, Photoshop


Music & Composition

Garageband, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Composition, Song Writing


"Steal This Idea" 2009

ACUI Design Competition | Region 15

  • 1st Place: Advertisement
  • 2nd Place: Web Site
  • 3rd Place: Advertisement

"Steal This Idea" 2010

ACUI Design Competition | Region 15

  • 1st Place: Logo
  • 3rd Place: 4 Color Poster

"Steal This Idea" 2011

ACUI Design Competition | Region 15

  • 1st Place: Digital Ad, Motion Gfx , Invitation
  • 2nd Place: Apparel, Banner, Calendar, Digital Ad, Signage
  • 3rd Place: Brand Identity, Digital Ad, Motion GFX, Open, Print Ad, Signage, Video Promotion, Web Site

"Steal This Idea" 2012

ACUI Design Competition | Region 15

  • 2nd Place: Apparel
  • 3rd Place: Promotional Campaign


Content Graphic Designer

September 2015 – Present

Recovery Brands

San Diego, CA


I produce visual content and design UI/UX systems for various digital properties in the recovery and rehabilitation industry.

  • Create long form visual content, including custom graphics, layouts, and UI styling
  • Direct various projects creatively from conception through production
  • Conceptualize and Execute complex infographics
  • Build unique UI/UX systems for a plethora of web sites and pages
  • Guide and help develop junior designers

Freelance UI & Graphic Designer

January 2015 – April 2016

Private Communications Corporation

New York, NY


I develop user interface design for the Private WiFi mobile app, as well as branding and support graphics.

  • Designed comprehensive “2.0” app experience for Android and IOS mobile and tablet platforms
  • Updated Private WiFi branding to be more modern, progressive, and competitive

Game & Graphic Designer

October 2013 – Present


New York, NY


I serve as project leader, art director, lead programmer and music/sfx artist for my independent gaming project “R.E.M.” as well as other game based projects and activities.

  • Submitted demo of “R.E.M.” to IndieCade 2014 and gained access to IndieCade conference
  • Showcased “R.E.M.” demo to audience of over 200 playtesters at Microsoft HQ
  • Conceptualized online mobile game portal, created art assets for several mobile html5 based games, contributed to game design, and produced advertisement materials for Tresensa, Inc.
  • Participated in several local and national Game Jams and GameDev organizations

Senior Graphic Designer

Mar. 2013 – May 2014

App Partner Development

Brooklyn, NY


I was the senior graphic and user interface designer, working directly with both clients and internal staff to create visually striking and intuitive user experiences for mobile applications and games.

  • Promoted to senior design position & creative team lead within first two months
  • Served as creative & artistic lead of the company
  • Designed interfaces for several apps & games from conception to completion
  • Created complete custom branding & marketing support materials for various projects
  • Supervised, Trained and Interviewed junior designers and artists
  • Revised company design procedures and policies

Freelance UI & Graphic Designer

Jan. 2013 – Oct. 2013


New York, NY


On a periodic basis, I developed & designed the company logo, brand, & mascot, as well as designed the initial user interface templates for the near field communication mobile app & website.

  • Worked on presentation materials for the Miller Lite “Tap the Future” Business Competition
  • Served as a creative consultant for brand decisions & strategy

Lead Graphic Designer

Dec. 2008 – Sept. 2012

Santos Manuel Student Union @ CSUSB

San Bernardino, CA


I was promoted to the first non-student full-time designer in the organization after graduating & working as a student for a little over one year.

  • Supervised & developed student designers & interns, 4-8 per quarter
  • Assisted in the expansion of the department from 3 student designers to over 20 students
  • Planned all original branding & advertisements for the 1st annual CSUSB Ecofest fair
  • Conceptualized & created the official SMSU mascot “Odie Yotie”
  • Updated & maintained SMSU web sites & digital monitor systems
  • Represented the SMSU at several regional & national conferences
  • Directed several video & motion graphics promotions

Graphic Designer

Sept. 2007 – Dec. 2008

Santos Manuel Student Union @ CSUSB

San Bernardino, CA


I was brought onto a small 3 student designer team to work on special projects that went out of the typical scope of event posters & print design.

  • Redesigned the SMSU web site & digital display monitor interfaces
  • Produced the first SMSU Scheduling & Services informational brochure; 5000 were printed & distributed to various Southern California businesses & organizations
  • Planned individual marketing efforts for events, promotions, & other materials