RESUME

I am a multi-disciplinary designer currently residing in Upstate New York.

EMPLOYMENT

Since 2000

Graphic Designer/Web Designer,

Art Director, and Creative Consultant

Creative Farm Design: Clyde NY • Toronto, ON

Graphic design, web design, marketing branding/strategic planning and creative consulting for various retailers and small businesses. Responsibilities included photographing fashion shoots for catalogs and advertising campaigns. Art directing and developing marketing concept for in-store posters. Offered consultation on visual merchandising display and strategic/brand development.

2005 – 2015

Computer Lab Instructor/Teacher’s Assistant

Clyde Savannah School District: Clyde, NY

I develop and co-teach the Digital Music (2011-Present), Digital Business (2011-2013), Digital Technology (2011-2014) and Digital Media Arts (2011- present) at the 8th grade level.

I taught the Generation YES enrichment class (2005), the High School Digital Film Class (2006) and mentored a winning S.T.E.M. video competition team (2013).

I have also designed many print/media projects for the school.

2002 – 2003

Art Director/Graphic Designer, Fashion Merchandise Consultant

Amerella of Canada Ltd.: Toronto, ON

Supervised and trained 5 graphic designers in my department. Art directed the designing of fashion prints, embroideries, hang tags, of popular retails brands, such as Mary Kate and Ashley, Henry Grethel and Zeller’s Sportek. Developed branding ideas for Zellers’s Sportek, and ISPO

2000 – 2002

Graphic Designer, Art Director, Fashion Merchandise Consultant

Randy River, Brogue, & Wall Street: Toronto, ON

Developed advertising, marketing, and branding strategies/concepts. Responsibilities included photographing fashion shoots for catalogs and advertising campaigns. Art directing and developing marketing concept for in-store posters. My other responsibilities included designing fashion merchandise such as t-shirts, baseball caps, and woven prints. My graphic design responsibilities included designing brochures, hang tags, catalogs, packaging ideas, and fashion line-lists. Offered consultation on store interior graphic design concepts. Designed and brand website using Flash 4.0 and Dreamweaver 3.0. Responsible for taking the designs from conception to production including final approval of press sheets.

2000

Graphic Designer

Fabulous Printing Inc.: Toronto, ON

Designed brochures, business cards, catalogs, and newsletters. Responsible for color separation and preparing files for film output and offset printing.

1999 – 2000

Graphic Designer/Fashion Merchandiser

Style-Kraft Sportswear Ltd.: Toronto, ON.

Developed clothing line concept for a Style-Kraft Sportswear brand in title Clench. Designed t-shirts, pants, jackets, woven prints, brochures, business cards, catalogues, packaging ideas, and fashion linelists. Responsible for taking the designs from conception to production. Other responsibilities included technical rendering using Adobe Illustrator 8.0 and Adobe Photoshop 4.0.

2000

Graphic Design/Art Direction

Haggar – Canada Women Outer Wear Division

Helped acquired the license of Haggar Canada Women Outer Wear Division by art directing and developing a magazine-like proposal for Style Kraft Ltd.

2000

Fashion Designer

Clench: Toronto, ON

Successfully helped launching new clothing line entitled Clench for Style-Kraft Sportswear Ltd.

1998 – 1999

Graphic Designer/Full Service Digital Output Specialist

Kinko’s: Toronto, ON

Designed and produced digital outputs using graphic applications.

1995

Assistant Designer/Pattern Maker

Boggle Toggle Children’s Wears: Toronto, ON.

Designed and drafted patterns for children’s clothing.

Awards And Achievements

2000

Fashion Designer

Clench: Toronto, ON

Successfully helped launching new clothing line entitled Clench for Style-Kraft Sportswear Ltd.

1998

Sound of Toronto

Secondary Music Teachers Associations of Toronto: Toronto, Ontario

Designed award winning poster for Sound of Toronto, A Presentation by the Secondary Music Teachers Associations.

1998

Photographs

Once A Thief: Toronto, On

Photo Image used in John Woo’s T.V. series Once A Thief

1996

Event Organizer and Fashion Show Coordinator

“Free At Last” (An Art & Fashion Show): Toronto, ON.

Successfully launched and organized with two other business partners a twelve hours art, entertainments and fashions extravaganza. The show included three live bands, cater foods, showcase twelve artist, and three fashion designers. I managed all aspects of the fashion show, from runway design, choreography, and make up, to hair styling. Also worked on the PR, marketing and advertising of the show. Was able to obtained at 5 minutes segments on the very popular Breakfast Television on CHUM TV, Toronto, ON

1994

The 9th Annual Vancouver Chinatown Lioness Designers Fashion Competition

Vancouver, BC

One of only fifteen designers chosen to showcase designs for business, casual and evening wear.

1993

Vancouver Art Gallery “Design Expose 1993”

Vancouver, BC

Part of an Art and Fashion showcase at the Vancouver Art Gallery Design Expose 1993

1993

Smirnoff International Fashion Awards

Toronto, ON & São Paulo, Brazil

I represented Canada at the 1993 Smirnoff International Fashion Awards Grand Finales in Brazil. Competed with finalists from 27 other countries, I was able to gain a global perspective on international fashion.

EDUCATION

2002

Interactive Art & Entertainment Training Program

The Canadian Film Centre, Bell Habitat: Toronto, ON

Developed a prototype entitled XMF (Xtended Modular Fashion). The 24 week program focusing on the conceptualization and development of unique interactive entertainment and cultural content. Materials cover: leadership development and team building, new media technology analysis, models of interactive storytelling and game design, strategies of new media business practices. Project development: development of preliminary business plan, completion of a fully functional prototype, creation of design, technical and project documentation. Successfully launch project with a full scale interactive event with fashion models, advertisement, foods and entertainments.

2000

Large and Medium Size Format Photography, Wedding Photography

George Brown College: Toronto, ON

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1995 – 1998

Graduated from the 3 year Art Diploma Program

The Art Center: Toronto, ON

Graduated from the 3 year Art Diploma Program: Sept. 95 – June 98 Concentrating in Graphic Design and Photography Studied life drawing, painting, illustration, sculpture, art history, video making/editing, communication arts, and photography. My major area of studied was in Graphic Design and Photography.

1992 – 1994

Extensive Fashion Design Training and Education

Vancouver, BC & Montreal, PQ

Studied textile science, garment construction, pattern making, fashion illustration, design, history of fashion, fashion show production, and classical men’s wear tailoring.

Portfolio

Sample 6th Grade Teacher’s Website

Sample 6th Grade Teacher’s Website

Compass After School Program Slide Show – 2015

Compass After School Program Slide Show – 2015

Sample Photography Teacher’s Website

Sample Photography Teacher’s Website

About Me Flyer A For Teacher

About Me Flyer A For Teacher

Clyde-Savannah Digital Media Class of 2012 Website

Clyde-Savannah Digital Media Class of 2012 Website

Vintage Photography

Vintage Photography

Branding

Branding

Suavve Magazine

Suavve Magazine

Stationery Mockup

Stationery Mockup

Zee-Rebel – Mong Phu’s Personal Website

Zee-Rebel – Mong Phu’s Personal Website

Hyper Text School

Hyper Text School

Creative Farm Design Marketing Package

Creative Farm Design Marketing Package

Common Ground Rocks

Common Ground Rocks

Fusion Mixed Martial Arts Clifton Spring Location Flyer

Fusion Mixed Martial Arts Clifton Spring Location Flyer

Mikaela’s Christmas Concert 2014

Mikaela’s Christmas Concert 2014

Mikaela’s Winter Coat 2013

Mikaela’s Winter Coat 2013

Overcoming Sons Praise

Overcoming Sons Praise

Got Milk’s Marvel Fantastic Four Mockup

Got Milk’s Marvel Fantastic Four Mockup

Medical Solution Inc.

Medical Solution Inc.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Mockup Clothing Box

Mary-Kate and Ashley Mockup Clothing Box

Randy River Paper Shopping Bag

Randy River Paper Shopping Bag

Martial Arts Flyer for Kudo

Martial Arts Flyer for Kudo

Tropicana Coco Quench Mockup

Tropicana Coco Quench Mockup

Finger Lakes Trellis Supply

Finger Lakes Trellis Supply

Savannah Potatoes Festival

Savannah Potatoes Festival

Godzilla Invades Manhattan

Godzilla Invades Manhattan

Rocket Robots

Rocket Robots

Synthpop 80 90

Synthpop 80 90

Submission Arts United

Submission Arts United

Color Correction

Color Correction

Canadian winner of the Smirnoff International Fashion Awards 1993

Canadian winner of the Smirnoff International Fashion Awards 1993

Smile

Smile

Daddy’s Girl

Daddy’s Girl

“You’ve Got It!”

“You’ve Got It!”

Skyy Vodka Magazine Ad 2

Skyy Vodka Magazine Ad 2

Skyy Vodka Magazine Ad 1

Skyy Vodka Magazine Ad 1

The Grant’s/Glenfiddich Florida Movie Theme Park Adventure Prize Top Box

The Grant’s/Glenfiddich Florida Movie Theme Park Adventure Prize Top Box

Flick My Flickr Website

Flick My Flickr Website

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Zen Website

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Zen Website

Judo Books DVD

Judo Books DVD

Interactive Slide Show For The Digital Music Class

Interactive Slide Show For The Digital Music Class

Metro Gnome

Metro Gnome

Printing Press Gear

Printing Press Gear

Sculpture

Sculpture

Claim Your Turf

Claim Your Turf

Sound of Music

Sound of Music

Mary-Kate & Ashley

Mary-Kate & Ashley

Canadian Tire Private Branding

Canadian Tire Private Branding

T-Shirt Concept Storyboard

T-Shirt Concept Storyboard

Monster Hang Tag

Monster Hang Tag

UB 40 – Homely Girl

UB 40 – Homely Girl

Animal Care Sanctuary Website

Animal Care Sanctuary Website

Fusion Mixed Martial Arts

Fusion Mixed Martial Arts

Fashion Design – Anastasia 2000 Collection

Fashion Design – Anastasia 2000 Collection

Fashion Design Collection

Best Made Toy

Best Made Toy

Karate Championship Poster and Tickets

Karate Championship Poster and Tickets

Kudo Martial Arts Flyer

Kudo Martial Arts Flyer

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Seminar Flyer

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Seminar Flyer

Science Gone Mad

Science Gone Mad

A Line of Clench T-shirts

A Line of Clench T-shirts

Sold at major department stores in Canada 2001

Bakbakan Sibukan

Bakbakan Sibukan

Advertising – Randy River (Explorer Your Randy Side)

Advertising – Randy River (Explorer Your Randy Side)

Marketing Campaign For Randy River Inc.

Mong Phu

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