Employment

Freelance Graphic Design - Washington DC, USA 08/04 - Present

  • CASM/World Bank, design of corporate identity including logo, website, posters and banners (artisanalmining.org)
  • Sol Adventure Fitness, layout and design of logo, stickers and newsletter (soladventure.com)
  • FDA News, layout and design of newsletters, website and banner ads (fdanews.com)
  • El Tiempo Latino Newspaper, layout and design of advertising (eltiempolatino.com)
  • City of Alexandria William Ramsey Nature Center, design of logo, stationary and exhibits
  • Washington Lacrosse Society, design of mail-out postcards including translation into Spanish

Textile Rental Services Association - Alexandria Virginia, USA 10/03 - 08/04
Graphic Designer

  • Design monthly trade magazine for the Association, including layout, review, editing, creating ads, and preparation for print using QuarkXpress and Photoshop (trsa.org)
  • Review and design trade manuals and rosters for publication using Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXpress

British Petroleum/Conservation International 06/03 - 07/03, 06/07 - 07/07
Lorton Virginia, Port Elizabeth South Africa
  • Spanish/English simultaneous translation for delegates attending a joint Smithsonian/British Petroleum world conference on conservation; included a series of classes, field studies, presentations and award ceremonies

US Department of State - Foreign Service Institute - Arlington, VA, USA 08/02 - 03/03
Mutimedia Developer / Spanish Language Test Administrator

  • Segmented and time coded audio and video clips for long distance learning courses in French, Spanish and Japanese
  • Reviewed and edited distance learning content with foreign instructors
  • Provided web design/editing for the School of language Studies at FSI
  • Administered Spanish language tests to Foreign Service Officers and other Government Employees to determine spoken and oral proficiency levels

University of Maryland Baltimore County - Baltimore Maryland, USA 09/01 - 05/02
Internship: Graphic Designer

  • Designed invitations and brochures, including planning, layout, and publication.
  • Attended creative services and other client/project manager meetings. Internship: Marketing Assistant
  • Edited publications, provided creative design consultations involving written and oral mediums, conducted marketing surveys.
  • In charge of publicity campaigns for major weekend school and campus events, also developed direct marketing strategies for other major campus programs.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Programs, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Distiller, QuarkXpress, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, internet/web technologies, some html

Education

University of Maryland Baltimore County 2002 B.A. graphic Design, Managerial Science and Spanish