Hotel Front Desk Manager
Education: Graduate of the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, majoring in Advertising and Graphic Design.
I am an experienced manager of major-market creative activities.
My training and experience extends to all phases of design and
production including the selection, contracting and supervision of
illustrators, photographers, copywriters and printers. I have created numerous international packaging and media projects and
campaigns for community services.
The Helman Group, Ltd., Oxnard CA
Packaging and catalog design and production, propping, styling and photography for household and consumer items sold in such outlets as Bloomingdale’s, Nieman Marcus, J.C. Penny, Brookstone and others.
Theme Co-Op Promotions, San Francisco CA. Campaign design projects,
including layout design, copy, photography direction and master
art production of national retail food advertising. Projects included national advertisers: Coca-Cola, H.J. Heinz, Gulf Oil, Butterball Turkey, Hershey, and numerous others.
CalBox Group, Santa Fe Springs CA. Working closely with the CEO for the last 20 years, I have designed, writen and produced their corporate ID program, collaterial materials, web design direction and many hard bound books.
Ruiz Frozen Mexican Foods, Dinuba CA. Managed media expansion for Ruiz’s successful cross-over from a regional to a national and international food purveyor. Redesign of corporate identity, product packaging,
advertising and collateral materials.
United Way of Ventura County Designed, reorganized and produced master newsletter and solicitation kits for charitable appeals.
American Advertising Federation, VCAF, Ventura CA. Past President of Ventura County chapter. Produced the VCAF Newsletter, and chaired the ADDY Awards and media student competitions and events
Greater Ventura Chamber of Commerce: Advertising Expo Committee Committee chair of the combined Ventura County Chamber and the VCAF Media Expositions. Planned, designed, and produced all campaign print media.
Municipal Leadership Program, year long orientation of Ventura County
California Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles CA. As a member of the MSI Foundation and a Docent for 20 years, I created public communications and volunteer activities to support state wide museum events. As a touring docent, I gave “Discovering Science” outreach programs statewide and to over 20 Ventura area public schools.