Creating work having positive social, cultural
or educational impact in people's lives

Creative Work
Project Management

    Current Work

  • CURRENT : Studio Manager/Associate Art Director
    2014 - 2016 : Sr Web Designer, Banana Republic/GAP Inc.

  • Recent Work

  • 2016 - Poster Design, MIFUNE: The Last Samurai
    A feature documentary by Steven Okazaki
  • 2015 - Book Designer, Forbidden City, USA: Chinatown Nightclubs, 1936-1970 (Deepfocus Productions, HB)
  • 2014 - Book Designer, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms (Rizzoli, HB)
  • 2013 - Associate Producer, 2014 Academy Award®-nominated documentary,
    Facing Fear, a film by Jason Cohen Productions, Fetzer Institute
  • 2013 - Associate Producer, Four Women, One World,
    A documentary film by Jason Cohen Productions, Fetzer Institute
  • 2013 - Creative Director, marketing collateral for Jason Cohen Productions
  • 2012 - Book Designer, Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design (Rizzoli, HB)
  • 2012 - eBook Designer, Exhibition Catalogue
    Inheritance: Stories of Memory and Discovery, Montages by Leslie Starobin
    Solo Exhibition, Holocaust Museum Houston 2012
  • 2011 - Website Designer for artist Leslie Starobin
    www.starobinartworks.com and www.the-last-address.com
  • 2011 - Associate Producer, All We Could Carry, Farallon Films
    A documentary film by Steven Okazaki, Heart Mountain Wyoming Fdn
  • 2010 - Book Designer, Casa Modernista (Rizzoli, HB)

  • Book Designer/Project Management

    Design and production of jacket and interior pages.
    Project lead/management of process from inception to completion.
    Development of book structure with photographer and writer.
    Communication with authors and editor on all revisions and edits.
    Production of digital files and review of printer proofs for approval.

    Rizzoli International Publications

  • Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms (2014, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design (2012, HB)
  • Casa Modernista: The History of the Brazil Modern House (2010, HB)
  • Oscar Niemeyer: Buildings (2009, HB)
  • Oscar Niemeyer: Houses (2006, HB)
  • Julius Shulman: Chicago Midcentury Modernism (2009, HB)
  • Julius Shulman: Palm Springs (2008, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master (2009, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: The Buildings (2008, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Mid-Century Modern (2007, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Prairie (2006, HB)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses (2005, HB)
  • Bay Area Style: Houses of the San Francisco Bay Region (2004, HB)
  • The Architecture of John Lautner (2003, Universe PB)
  • The Architecture of John Lautner (2000, HB)
  • Gibbs Smith Publishers

  • Forgotten Modern: California Houses 1940-1970 (2007, HB)
  • Organic Architecture: The Other Modernism (2006, HB)
  • Thames and Hudson Publishers

  • Lloyd Wright: The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr. (1998, HB)

  • Senior Graphic Designer/Project Management: PEG Solutions

  • 1997-2012: Senior Graphic Designer, Freelance
    Environmental graphics, collateral and marketing materials
    for clients such as Kaiser Permanente, Williams-Sonoma.
  • 2005-2010: Project Management
    Client: Kaiser Permanente Corporate Regional Communications Dept.
    Kaiser Employee Integrated Newsletters.
    Management of 10 to 14 monthly, 8-page newsletters. Text and images
    provided by individual Kaiser Permanente service area editors.
    Responsibilities include: Coordinate, supervise, and art-direct design team;
    manage production schedule; oversee brand continuity; interface with
    multiple editors; communicate all revisions and edits to design team;
    prepare pre-press digital files; press checks.

  • Film Production: Farallon Films

    Managing organizational complexities of film productions.
    Responsibilities (varied on projects) include: provide administrative
    support to filmmaker; manage budget; review contracts;
    manage day-to-day office functions; perform general office support;
    schedule aspects of pre- to post-production; supervise film crew;
    coordinate and manage details of location shoot logistics;
    still-photography; schedule subject interviews; liaison for talent;
    assist with project research; acquire usage-rights licensing;
    create and distribute publicity materials for media and broadcast;
    liaison for event presentations with outside organizations.

  • 2011 - Associate Producer, All We Could Carry, by Steven Okazaki
    Documentary, A production of Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
  • 1996 - Line Producer, Life Was Good, by Steven Okazaki
    Documentary, A production of NHK HI-VISION
  • 1995 - Line Producer, Alone Together, by Steven Okazaki
    Documentary, A production of NHK HI-VISION
  • 1994 - Associate Producer, American Sons, by Steven Okazaki
    Independent documentary
  • 1993 - Associate Producer, The Lisa Theory, by Steven Okazaki
    Independent feature film
  • 1992 - Associate Producer, Troubled Paradise, by Steven Okazaki
    Independent documentary
  • 1990 - Archival Photography, Days of Waiting, by Steven Okazaki
    Academy Award-winning Documentary Short Subject 1990
  • 1986 - Camera, Living On Tokyo Time, by Steven Okazaki
    Independent feature film

  • Work Summary

    Clients have included Rizzoli Intl. Publications, Gibbs Smith Publishers,
    Thames and Hudson Publishers, PEG Solutions, Kaiser Permanente,
    KP Educational Theatre Programs, Bluepeter Exhibits, Fantasy Records,
    Palo Alto Records, Aspen/Blackhawk Records, Warner Bros. Records,
    Farallon Films, Deepfocus Productions, Chinese for Affirmative Action,
    US Census Bureau, and the National Archives.

  • 1997-2013 Freelance Senior Graphic Designer
  • 1996-2000 Studio Manager, Brian Fessenden Photography
  • 1991-96 Farallon Films: Associate Producer
  • 1987-91 Bluepeter Exhibits: Designer, environmental graphics
  • 1985-86 Aspen/Blackhawk Records: Art Director
  • 1982-84 Palo Alto Records: Freelance Senior Designer
  • 1978-80, 81-84 Fantasy Records/Saul Zaentz Film Co: Designer

  • Technical Skills

  • Expert knowledge of design process/production: concept to completion.
  • Expert knowledge of film production from pre- to post-production
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe CS5, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,
    Acrobat, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro
  • Expert knowledge of digital photography, offset printing techniques
  • Working knowledge of Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS

  • Education

  • San Francisco Art Institute, MFA Photography
  • University of California, Davis, BS Environmental Design
  • University of California, Berkeley

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