My intention is to use my skills and abilities in graphic design and illustration to gain experience in the publishing field. I am interested in all aspects of publishing, because I’d like to run my own publishing imprint or company.


BFA,   Graphic Illustration,   Academy of Art University   (3.4 GPA)   December 2012
AA,   Liberal Arts,   San Mateo Community College   (3.6 GPA)   May 2009
CHSPE,   Sequoia High School   (3.6 GPA)   May 2004



Adobe In-Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Bridge and Microsoft Office

Traditional Art

Figure Drawing, Photography, Character Illustration, Digital Painting, Watercolor Painting, Oil and Acrylic Painting


Persuading, Public Speaking, Teaching, Explaining and Reasoning


Ability to learn, Adaptable, Attention to Detail, Creative, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking, Team player, Self-motivated and Resourceful

Work Experience

Nanny                         September 2011- Current
Negrete Family, Half Moon Bay, CA
Nanny at least 3 children ages 2-10 years old
Parents and children high appreciation, enjoyment and increase in productivity
Tasks included: take care of children, tutor in math, spanish and english, cook, clean, get children ready for various activities and drive

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor                         June 2008–Current
Peninsula Covenant Community Center, Redwood City, CA
Taught 1-2 people, children ages 4-12 years old and adults up to age 64 years
Students and parents high enjoyment, student able to learn faster than average
Tasks include: teach children swimming skills, keep patrons safe and enforce rules
Skills taught: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, diving, treading water and flip turns

Receptionist                         May 2008–November 2008
Peninsula Covenant Community Center, Redwood City, CA
Greet and check people into center
Employer and co-workers shared appreciation of diligence in completing tasks
Tasks included: check people in, sign up people and stay knowledgeable on current programs offered, clean, stock shelves and answer any questions

Technical Art Assistant                         August 2007- May 2008
Hillsdale High School, San Mateo, CA
Cleans, organizes and up-keep at Hillsdale High School
Complimented on ability to work quickly and efficiently
Tasks include: wedging clay, the loading and unloading of kilns, filling up glaze jars, keeping the room organized and clean

Volunteer Work

Children’s Theater Actor                         Fall 2005–Fall Current
Bay Area Christian Church, Palo Alto, CA
Acting in shows for children ages 1-8 years old at annual conference
Children and parents entertained and learn moral lessons
Responsibilities included: Coming up with play ideas, communicationg events and practice schedules, recruiting members and acting in shows

Bible School Teacher                         Janurary 2000–Current
Bay Area Christian Church, Palo Alto, CA
Teaching and helping children ages 2-8 years old Bible stories & arts and crafts
Children and parents enjoyment and desire to return to Bible school
Responsibilities included: teaching songs to children, organizing arts and craft projects, reading Bible stories and cleaning

President Community Service Club                         Fall 2004- Fall 2009
San Mateo Community College, San Mateo, CA
Overseeing and managing club’s service events, activities and meetings
Increased club’s membership and participation
Responsibilities included: generate service ideas, organize service events, facilitate members’ and faculty relationships and ensure completed documentation.


Professional Rescuer CRP/First Aid
Lifeguard Training
AED (Automatic External Defibrillation) Certified