career history
08,2007 - 05,2010 DESIGNER
NATIONAL GALLERY COMPANY, LONDON
  • managed design workload with junior designer
  • brand guardian, ensuring all materials produced in-house and externally by freelancers and licensees followed brand guidelines
  • designed illustrated books and exhibition catalogues
  • designed exhibition-related merchandise
  • designed retail signage, POS and packaging
  • designed graphics for e-commcerce website and e-newsletter
10,2004 - 07,2006 GRAPHIC DESIGNER
THE SAVILE ROW COMPANY, LONDON
  • maintained e-commerce website (designed homepage and landing pages, optimised product images)
  • designed promotional banners and html e-newsletters
  • coordinated website development with external e-commerce provider
  • designed 48 page print catalogue (six issues per year)
  • coordinated colour reproduction and printing of catalogue
  • liaised with external advertising and PR agencies
  • assisted in art direction at photo shoots
06,2002 - 08,2004 COMMUNICATIONS CO-ORDINATOR, WEBSITES & GRAPHICS
CANADIAN EDUCATION CENTRE NETWORK, VANCOUVER
  • updated multiple corporate websites
  • designed marketing collateral (brochures, posters, advertisements)
  • coordinated web content with 17 international and three national offices
  • proofread and edited web copy to house style
  • designed websites, microsites and web pages
  • provided customer service support to clients of web-based products
  • provided technical support to overseas staff in the use of the content-managed website
freelance experience
2010 - present TWO FOR JOY PAPER STUDIO
owner and designer of company, designing wedding invitations and stationery for local and international clients
2010 - 2012 THE NATIONAL GALLERY COMPANY
designed catalogues accompanying exhibitions at The National Gallery
2011 BLOOMSBURY
designed page layouts for books
05,2007 - 08,2007 RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING COMPANY, LONDON
assisted web designer in optimising images for the web, designing banner ads and creating e-newsletters
2002 - 2006 THEO DIGITAL GALLERY, NEW YORK
designed e-commerce website interfaces for art galleries
2002 - 2004HORIZON ENTERTAINMENT, VANCOUVER
designed magazine advertisements for international film markets
2003, 2004VANCOUVER JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL, VANCOUVER
designed official film program guide for 2003 and 2004 film festivals

education
05,2004 completion ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATE, DESKTOP PUBLISHING & GRAPHICS
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, VANCOUVER
  • part-time continuing education program
  • courses completed: adobe creative suite, quarkxpress, typography, graphics, layout, colour theory, prepress
05,2000 graduation BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER
  • four-year full-time undergraduate program
  • major studio arts, minor english literature
  • achievements:
    outstanding student initiative scholarship, 1996-2000
    dean's honour list, 1996-2000