Los Angeles, California


Skills & Expertise

Adobe Photoshop CS5           Professional Photography
Adobe Illustrator CS5            Video Production/Editing
Adobe InDesign CS5             Mac and PC Platforms
Adobe Lightroom 3               HTML & XHTML
Web Design                         Social Media
Dreamweaver CS5               CSS
Flash CS5                            PHP
Fireworks CS5                      JavaScript
Quark Xpress                       Wordpress
Microsoft Office                    Salesforce CRM

Professional Experience

Production Assistant
Pictage,  Torrance, CA  6/2010 to 5/2013
Design and production coordination for this online photography company. Worked directly with professional photographers and outsourced vendors.  Promoted twice during employment.

Photography Assistant
Weintraub Photography,  Redondo Beach, CA  10/2011 to present
Works directly with professional wedding photographer composing and retouching photographs, set up all equipment, and lighting at client events.

Graphic/Web Designer
CS Design and Photography,  Los Angeles, CA  6/2006 to present (freelance)
Creates innovative business marketing solutions including: websites, business cards, logos, flyers, brochures, posters, and photography for numerous local Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York companies.

Managing Editor and Photographer
Swell City Guide,  Los Angeles, CA  6/2006 to present (freelance)
Writes compelling articles and reviews of music, hotels, restaurants, film, and art events. Primary photographer for Swell City Guide.

Web Support Representative
DHC USA Inc.  San Francisco, CA  12/2006 to 7/2008
Responsible for improving effective client development through: written and verbal communication, IT, and web support. Created dynamic charts, spreadsheets, and graphs with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Responsible for database management and product sales.


California State University-Hayward, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Graphics, 2006


Pictage Photography Competition Winner (”Hope”, 2012)
Employee of the Month at Pictage, December 2011

Other Interests

Music, art, cycling, travel, and snowboarding.