WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Visual Designer

Datameer, Inc., San Francisco, CA | 2011 – Present

  • Created and established Datameer brand by establishing a brand style guide with definitive color and font choices, layout structure, and imagery usage for website, print collateral, social media ad campaign, and presentation template
  • Designed online marketing campaign, including email, landing pages, banner ads, which resulted in better conversion rates
  • Enhanced presentation slides for sales and corporate pitch which resulted in successful presentation
  • Collaborate with marketing team to execute design deliverables on a daily basis

Creative Director / Partner

Oazeas, San Francisco Bay Area, CA | 2013 – 2016

  • Managed creative process from conducting user research and workflow analysis, creating wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps and screen flows, and delivering mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Collaborated with partners to create marketing plan, project timeframes and estimates

Freelance Designer / Consultant

Susanto Design, San Francisco Bay Area, CA | 2007 – 2013

  • Consulted and designed projects for startups, small businesses including leading brands across multiple industries
  • Execute various projects throughout the entire lifecycle from conception, requirements gathering, planning and design all the through to successful delivery.

Client list: NYNE Audio, Greenplum, Polymorphia, Little Gym, Treatful App, Reynolds Stewart Art & Food Services


Lead Designer / Web Designer

Arami Design, San Carlos, CA |  2007 – 2011

  • Led most design projects, development and implementation of the graphic, layout and production
  • Led major website redesign projects incorporating new layout, navigation, photography, font implementation, and implementing WordPress content management system
  • Responsible for website navigation and information architecture, and site development
  • Managed outsource web developers to ensure accurate execution of submitted design

Senior Graphic Designer

Arami Design, San Carlos, CA |  2004 – 2007

  • Successfully managed and coordinated design projects from concept through completion
  • Participated in client meetings to understand the client objectives and requirements
  • Managed and art directed junior designers to explore ideas and execute design solutions for clients

Graphic Designer

Arami Design, San Carlos, CA |  2000 – 2004

  • Created logo/brand identity for numerous startups, including logo design, marketing collateral, websites, company presentations, and trade show booths
  • Managed multiple projects at a given time while under pressure to meet deadlines, and delivered high quality design which resulted in excellent agency’s reputation

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
1996 – 2000


SKILLS & PROFICIENCY

Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Design
  • Branding & Identity
  • Web Design
  • User Experience
  • Typography
  • Information Architecture
  • Digital Photography

Proficiency & Day-to-day Comfort

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat)
  • Apple iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Trello
  • JIRA
  • OS X, iOS
  • WordPress
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Front-end Web Development
  • FTP server, Control Admin