VISUAL & BRAND DESIGNER

Copy of Resume

CONTACT

MOLASOPHIA@GMAIL.COM | 714.757.4803


EDUCATION

B.s. GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION

FOCUS: DESIGN REPRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo | Graduated Spring 2016


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Visual designer

Pandora Music | Oakland, CA | Oct 2016 - Present

  • Lead the creation of innovative, well-crafted design work from conception through production, without extensive oversight.
  • Work with creative directors, designers, and other team members across Creative on design for social media, campaigns, email, and more.
  • Collaborate in a cross functional capacity with internal teams, including Marketing, Product, Engineering, Employee Experience, and third-party vendors to deliver polished final products.
  • Articulate and justify concepts and design solutions to Pandora leadership and partner teams.
  • Enforce brand guidelines.
  • Pursue knowledge of and share best practices, trends, and consumer insights.
  • Elevate and innovate on Pandora’s brand.
  • Lead by example and provide guidance and mentorship to junior designers.

 

Junior Graphic Designer

Ernie Ball Music Man |  San Luis Obispo, CA | June 2015 - Oct 2016

  • Created digital assets for the Ernie Ball and Music Man website.
  • Designing layout and assets for dealer landing pages for Ernie Ball and Music Man
  • Active collaborator and creator with the re-design / rebranding of Ernie Ball packaging, clothing, and print collateral (ie. business cards, letter heads, etc.)
  • Designed EB and MM banners and advertisements for National guitar publications such as Guitar World, Ultimate guitar and Guitar Player
  • Photo retouching instruments and artist photos for Ernie Ball and Music Man ads and assets
  • Designed digital ads for Ernie Ball and Music Man online and social media site promotional events and contests
  • Created promotional artwork for EB and Music Man event marketing endeavors. Promotional artwork includes posters, stickers, guitar picks etc.
  • Able to jump into a project at any point and multitask in a fast-paced environment

 

FREELANCE DESIGNER

San Luis Obispo, CA | September 2014 - Present

  • Managed and marketed own graphic design business
  • Established and organized branding and project guidelines
  • Met with clients to establish art direction, goals, budget and timelines

 

CREATIVE MANAGER

William H. Klink (Band) | San Luis Obispo, CA | August 2014 - August 2017

  • Created all graphics and brand collateral including banners and apparel design
  • Designed memorable brand identity for website and social media platforms
  • Designed and developed website using HTML, CSS3, Javascript

 

RADIO DISC JOCKEY

91.3 FM KCPR | San Luis Obispo, CA | January 2015 - June 2016

  • Handled vinyl, CDs, and operating system to play music live on air

 

Multimedia Marketing & Web Designer

Dean of Students, Cal Poly | San Luis Obispo, CA | April 2015 - Septemeber 2015

  • Created advertisements, promotional posters, fliers, handouts, brochures, invitations, etc.
  • Refined and updated website using Drupal 7

SKILLS

Graphic Design

  •  Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat
  • Typography

Web

  • Html5
  • CSS
  • Javascript

ETC.

  • Lifestyle & Product Photography
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Branding
  • Digital Marketing
  •  Instagram
  • Copywriting
  • Content Creation