About

Past Jobs:   

Graphic Designer, Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Portland, OR  •  I worked half time in this position. Logo design and development for projects including the Portland Plan, Central City Plan, Eastside MAX and Interstate MAX. Layout of documents, flyers, newsletter and assorted graphics for bureau projects. Also direct mail pieces including postcards and surveys.

Graphic Designer, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services  •  Another half time job assignment. Layout and design of print materials for the bureau including utility bill stuffers, newsletters and an illustration of the city’s sewer system for school kids.

Director of Visual Communications, POD, Inc., Santa Ana, CA  •  Definitely full time. At times more than full time. Design of marketing communications materials for a 5-office landscape architecture firm. I designed a comprehensive corporate identity system, pocket folder, coordinated project insert sheets and an overall capabilities brochure.

Graphic Artist/Urban Designer, City of Gresham, OR  •  Another definitely full time. Graphics and urban design for the Gresham portion of the Transit Station Area Master Planning Program for MAX Light Rail, the first light rail line in Portland. The report won an Award of Merit from the American Planning Association for Excellence in Urban Design.

Education:                                            

Bachelors Degree, Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon

Graduate teaching program, Portland State University. I didn't graduate from the program; I decided I much preferred being a designer to being a teacher

Pro bono:                                          

Grant High School Foundation, design of logo and identity, creation of all marketing materials for the House Parties, the fundraising vehicle for the Foundation

Grant High School, design of all promotional materials for the Boosters Club Auction

Northwest Dance Project, marketing materials

OutsideIn, speak with youth about graphic design as a career choice