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Marketing and Communications Specialist/ Graphic Designer

Professional Artist trained in a traditional background. Looking to influence and guide generations of youth through Art and Developmental skills.





Marketing and Communications Specialist

American Indian Graduate Center - Albuquerque, NM

October 2020 to Present

Marketing and Communications Specialist.

  • Assisting with newsletter, direct mail, advertising, and catalog and data page editing, data checking and proofreading

  • Manages and creates content for media/public relations, website and social media channels

  • Manages the development and production of collateral for distribution and production of new communications programs, products or services

  • Create content and layout for Annual AIGC Magazine and Annual Report

  • Provides project status reports and updates to management and team members on a regular basis, as defined by supervisor

  • Assist and lead on AIGC marketing and communications activities including: working with the college webinar/ virtual events team and senior executives to produce supporting materials including brochures, signage, videos, presentations and templates for events

  • Manage social media content, including scheduling, assigning tasks, motivating resources, and resolving

  • Manage social media content, including scheduling, assigning tasks, motivating resources, and resolving problems

Job Skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to independently manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to produce quality work products with attention to detail

  • Attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of social media and digital marketing best practices, along with experience implementing them in a professional environment

  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a varied group of people and personalities

  • Outstanding ability to evaluate the clarity of information and its suitability for customer-facing staff

  • Ability to manage several projects and programs at once with attention to detail and follow-through

  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, changing environment as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills

  • Candidate should be detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking abilities


Graphic Designer

Zia Graphics

January 2019-Present

  • Conceptualize art for clients

  • Create Shirts for National Events

  • Create Original art for commercial use

  • Work with client to conceptualize art for merchandise,advertisement, and theme

  • Utilize Corel, Adobe Software, Various Printing software



Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Wherry Elementary

September 2018-December 2018

  • Tutoring or assisting individual students

  • Supervising children at lunch, in the hallways, and at recess

  • Accompanying students and teacher on trips or outings

  • Escorting children who need to leave the classroom for any reason

  • Ensuring that students meet the correct bus

  • Leading lesson plans with students

  • Tutoring individual students with greater needs


Graphic Designer

Albuquerque the Magazine

September 2016-2017

  • Conceptualize advertisements for Clients

  • Design Advertisements for clients

  • Work directly with clients to format ads

  • Utilize Adobe software to create advertisements

  • Illustration for ad copy print

  • Implement ideas and concepts of Clients to full print


Youth Services Specialist

Torres Martinez Tribal TANF

April 2012 – April 2016

  • Educator and mentor for Native American youth from ages 1-18.

  • Developed and wrote annual program project proposal, which included 50 classes per year.

  • Created and taught class curriculum for the program, which included classes such as drug and alcohol prevention, art fundamentals, self-esteem and leadership, and health concepts.

  • Project Creator for the Healthy Active Native Youth program. This program provides the opportunity for Native youth in the greater Los Angeles area to participate in athletic events such as team volleyball, hiking in the national parks, and team sports.

  • Maintained 100% satisfaction for program budget guidelines.

  • Planned and executed four annual client events for organization each year.

  • Awarded as a community leader for “Clean the Beach” initiative in which students were responsible for conserving the ocean.

  • Managed revitalization and creation of the annual calendar for the organization event calendar. 

  • Utilized artistic training to design curriculum PowerPoints, Flyers for events and company event videos.


Senior Character Designer & Concept Artist

Xoobis Studios

January 2011-February 2012

  • Helped create the game from concept to final layout with a team of amazing artists.

  • Created a total of ten characters for multi platform gaming application Zombie Wonderland 2.

  • Lead artist for character design, level design, background design, model sheets, character animation, web content, interactive media, game development, design concept, video editing, trailer creation, advertising and storyboard renderings.

  • Team worker and creative consultant with the ability to take direction well and give own personal artist design input.

  • Consistently met task deadlines and energized the team to meet the project goals.


Caricature Artist

Universal Studios

May 2008- December 2010

  • Drew 50 portraits of customers on a daily basis.

  • Top selling artist and hit 100% of sales goals on a monthly basis consistently.

  • Customer service achievement award three years in a row.

  • Lead artist on staff and trained all new employees.




The Art Institute of California in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.                     May 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts & Animation Art





Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe After Effects

Adobe In-Design

Microsoft Suite


Youth Mentor & Leader

Traditional Artist

Character Design

Concept Design

Graphic Artist

Storyboard Design

Video Editing

Freehand Sketch

Website Layout

Marketin Concepts


Website Content Design

Gaming Artist

Video Shoot & Editing

Illustration Design 




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