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SUMMARY

  • Over fifteen years work experience in packaging and visual designs across a wide variety of industries
  • Strong working knowledge of packaging design layout and mechanicals
  • Dynamic team player and ability to work on a variety of projects independently
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, time management and work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and maintain flexibility in response to last-minute changes

EXPERIENCE

Noinaa Design, Dublin, CA

Designer, 2008 - Present
  • Manage and provide integrated creative services from conceptualization to final completion
  • Design and develop brand identity, product packaging, and collateral for private label brands
  • Construct prototypes using a variety of materials and set-up digital mechanical for final production
  • Clients: Ikhndee, Clipe Fashion Accessories, Bucklebopper, Kokano Snacks, Wondee Thai Restaurant

Triton Subs Inc., Lafayette, CA

Franchise Sales, 2006 - 2007
  • Managed sales and placements for Quiznos franchise restaurants in Northern California
  • Prepared franchise agreements for prospective franchisees
  • Coordinated signed agreements with legal and real estate department of Quiznos Corporate

Lukasiewicz Design, New York, NY

Sr. Packaging Graphics Designer/Assistant to Art Director, 1999 - 2006
  • Researched, designed and executed original concepts for fragrance, cosmetic and personal care packaging
  • Developed graphics for new products, line extension, holidays and promotional gift sets
  • Prepared artwork for plates and printing and coordinated with production team and vendors
  • Built mock up for photography and presentation and created mechanical for final production
  • Clients: Britney Spears, DKNY, Coty Prestige, Elizabeth Arden, House of Taylor, Red Door, Givenchy, Hilary Duff, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Baby Phat, Phat Farm, KLS Kimora Lee Simmons Cosmetics, Sara Jessica Parker, Healing Garden, Bath and Body Works, Donald Trump Jewelry, Hello Kitty, and Avon Beauty

Ann Taylor, New York, NY

Freelance Designer, 1999
  • Designed components for spa and personal care products
  • Developed graphics and sketched rendering for product extensions

Wallace Church Associates, Inc., New York, NY

Student Intern, 1999
  • Worked closely with Art Director and Sr. Designers to mock up and manage creative for presentation and review
  • Conducted research leading to design concepts for consumer products
  • Clients: Gillette Mach3, Venus, Parker Pens, Duracell Heinz, Lean Cuisine, Kodak, Ciao Bella, Lindt, Dawn, Dunkin Donuts, Pepperidge Farm, and Ocean Spray

EDUCATION AND AWARDS

Regional Occupational Program (ROP), Web Development, Pleasant Hill, CA 2009 - 2010
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), State University of New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Packaging Design, cum laude 1999
Associate in Applied Science in Advertising Design, cum laude 1997
Dean's List Award of Honor: Education Foundation for The Fashion Industries Packaging Design Academic Achievement Award 1999
Finalist Nippon Kodo Incense Student Competition 1998

SKILLS

Mac platform: Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, and Microsoft Word
Language: Thai and English