With over two decades of professional experience at renowned companies like UPS and Disney, I have honed my skills as a UX/UI designer, artist, team player, and people management expert. As a versatile freelance artist, I have had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse range of clients, spanning from large corporations to small businesses, delivering exceptional results every step of the way.
Immersing myself in diverse art forms has always fueled my creative passion, yet in 2012, I discovered my true love. A single brush stroke ignites my mind like nothing else.
Having showcased my artworks in countless exhibits, my retirement dream is to curate a mesmerizing solo show, where my creations alone grace every corner.
When I'm not designing, you'll find me swinging golf clubs, sipping beer, and making sandy masterpieces at the beach—apparently, multitasking my way to a hole-in-one, a foamy celebration, and a sunburn!
Designed a Resource page with blue accents, ensuring brand consistency. Additionally, I crafted on-brand graphics and developed Branded email and PowerPoint templates for a cohesive visual experience.
My assignment was to rebrand their Learning Hub, commencing with a fresh logo while maintaining their dark blue and gold brand colors. I strategically refocused the page to prioritize the needs of the audience, primarily new hires. Additionally, I established a document library housing 477 files, efficiently categorized with different "Choice" tags for seamless sorting.
I undertook the redesign of their website, revamping both their logo and icons to align with a more traditional color scheme. Additionally, I crafted an Events page, enabling the posting of past event videos, while developing a comprehensive video library. To enhance convenience, I converted the video audio into podcasts, allowing employees to listen on the go.
I took on the responsibility of designing a captivating movie poster to promote the video recording of our Town Hall session. My role revolves around delivering C-suite level support, where I meticulously craft their PowerPoint presentations and curate visually appealing backgrounds for both local and virtual presenters—ensuring a seamless experience on and off the stage. Additionally, I skillfully create captivating images to advertise these noteworthy events.
I design immersive virtual backgrounds that not only maintain brand consistency but also captivate the audience's attention. These tailor-made virtual backdrops assist presenters in creating a captivating and on-brand experience, enhancing their ability to engage and enthrall their viewers.
I felt truly honored when approached to lend my skills to the Pride Alliance BRG, assisting in the design of a package car wrap. The design proved instrumental in securing commitment and support from the esteemed Executive Leadership Team, significantly amplifying the visibility and impact of our mission.
Incorporating vibrant color schemes to create engaging visual experiences.
While casually surfing the web for poison jars, I stumbled upon an intriguing vintage image that captivated me. Its richness inspired me to create my own versions using Adobe Fresco, embracing the essence of that image.
I crafted an abstract art piece featuring Sidney Crosby, aiming to elevate his iconic status and ensure he stood out as a distinct figure within the artwork.
Love immersing myself in the surroundings. Before I even click that shutter, I make sure to visualize the perfect shot in my mind's eye. The joy I feel when I manage to capture those breathtaking moments is truly indescribable!
When it comes to creating, there's virtually nothing I can't tackle. I truly believe that everything is within reach—it's all just part of the exciting journey. Speaking of these pictures, I crafted them using good ol' Photoshop, blending real local hot spots with a touch of creativity and some of my all-time favorite action figures. It's amazing how imagination can bring such unique scenes to life!
Becoming a pro artist is no walk in the park. It's a tough journey, filled with challenges and breakthroughs, just like mastering the skills of UX/UI design. Artists often face temporary struggles, kind of like going hungry, but that's because they're dedicated to perfecting their craft and reaching their full potential. The good news is that all the hard work pays off in the end. Once you start making it, the rewards are plentiful. It all starts with a simple brush in your hand, and then you make the switch to the mighty stylus, opening up a whole new world of creative possibilities.
If you're seeking guidance or support in your career as a UX/UI graphic designer, feel free to reach out—I'm here to help you thrive and excel.