Work History

  • Creative Designer at Insight Resource Group 2015-

  • Creative Designer at Safeway Corporation 2009-2015

    Work with in-house creative team developing brochures, ads, posters, POS pieces, ad campaigns and signage. Most recently worked on rebranding the Safeway identity.

  • Free Lance Graphic Designer 1997-2009

    Worked for a variety of clients providing innovative solutions to solve marketing and design challenges. Companies I worked for included:

    • Pure Red Creative

      Designed advertising pieces and in-store signage in a busy, deadline-driven environment. Clients included Safeway, Longs Drugs and OSH.

    • Vargas Marketing

      Developed print collateral for food and wine retailers.

    • The Linus Group

      Designed brochures and ads for pharmaceutical companies.

    • Lawrence Berkeley Lab

      Created scientific brochures and informational pieces.

  • Art Director at RAM Design Group 1991-1997

    Created packaging and point-of-sale pieces as well as logos, brochures and sales materials. Performed extensive photo art direction for food and wine clients. Responsible for managing copywriters, freelance designers, illustrators and production artists. Clients included Nestlé Beverage Co., Seagrams Beverage Corp., Chevron and Clorox.

  • Graphic Designer at Harry Murphy + Friends 1983-1991

    Worked on corporate identity and environmental design projects. Coordinated work with vendors and printers. Clients included the City of San Rafael, and The Gap.


  • California Polytechnic State University BA in Graphic Communications in 1982.
  • Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco Studied web and mobile design in 2014.