EXPERIENCE

 

Pate International

2007 - present

Boutique wine and toy industry branding and design firm.

 

Senior Director & Designer - Tasks include concept development, brand design, package design, art direction, strategic marketing, product design, product photography, project management, copy writing, administrative duties, mock-up preparation, accounting, sourcing, new business development, trade shows, press-checks, consulting, government compliance,  and custodial engineering.

 

Projects:

Acumen Wines, Apple Park, Arcanum Wines, Best of Virginia, Beau Vantage Wines, Bissell Wine, Campari, Captûre Wines, Dancing Hares Vineyards, Days of Wine & Rosen, Delicato Family Vineyards, Diageo, Durhurst Family Reserve, Dutcher Crossing, E & J Gallo, Early Mountian Vineyards, Falcon Reserve, Farm Buddies by Apple Park, Golf Track Company, Griffin House, Harlan Estate, Hayley Reserve, Husic Vineyards, Kendal Jackson, Kronkee Wine, Laboratory Skin Care, LXV Wines, The Maiden, The Mascot, Matriarch, Modern Cooperage, The Napa Valley Reserve, Norte Vin, Paul Hobbs Imports, Portal Reserve, Pristine Mind Foundation, Promontory, Pernada 89 Wine, Q Creek Wine, Restoration Hardware, Robert Mondavi Winery , Round Pond Estate, Selamta Family Project , The Winery Exchange, TLC Inc. and SKYY Vodka.

 

 

Restoration Hardware

 2015 - present

 

Senior Designer - brand packaging and signage.

 

 

Euro RSCG SF (formerly Kadium)

2006 - 2007

 full-service interactive media agency.

 

Production Artist- designed and produced web assets, web pages, logos and printed materials. Worked on large interactive and multi media projects. Projects include web work for Genentech, Air Force, Torani and Sony ATV.

 

 

Other

Kendo Brands, Winery Exchange, LXV Wines, Modern Cooperage & Pixar

 

 

SKILLS

 

Computer: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop black-belt, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Muse, Acrobat), iWork (Pages, Keynote, Numbers), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Trouble shooting hardware and software.

Other: Product photography, copy writing, innovative design solutions within monetary and regulatory specification, collaboration, communication, multitasking and flexibility.