Portfolio / Resume

Below you will be directed to a copy of my resume and find various works of web, print and logo design produced by myself.


Sometimes you need help on Monday.



Valassis - Sr. Graphic Artist - Media Technician

July 2007 – February 2015 (7 years 8 months) Phoenix, AZ

  • Layout consultation and design creation.
  • Increased group productivity by 23% as design team lead and trainer.
  • Internal liaison between art department, clients, IT and client coordinators.
  • Streamlined unified team execution on artwork project handling.
  • Software/hardware tester.
  • Trainer for new standard operating procedure.


The Arizona Republic - Production Artist

2005 – 2007 (2 years) Gilbert, AZ Branch

  • Responsible for creating newsprint artwork for up to three teams at a
    time consisting of up to three sales reps and one program coordinator
    per team.
  • Heavy focus on time management, communication skills and quick
    turn-around times for client artwork approvals.
  • Maintained work-flows throughout the department and provided support
    for three other teams, as needed.


Dillard’s - Corporate Head of Travel Advertising Design

2003 – 2005 (2 years) Tempe, AZ

  • Created and distributed over seventy-five unique travel advertisements a week with 100% on time delivery for national newspapers.
  • Streamlined both, time management and creative direction.


McElfresh Advertising - Graphic Designer

August 2002 – September 2003 (1 year 2 months) Flagstaff, AZ

  • Created designs and updated advertisements, collateral materials, film slides, and  branding materials for high level clients : Best Western,
  • Grand Canyon National Park, IMAX, and Meteor Crater.
  • Advertising firm-style environment.


Extensive experience in

print, layout & web design,

with focus on client services.



Collins College

AA Degree in Visual Communications

Emphasis on Web Design

2000 - 2002



InDesign, Photoshop,

Illustrator, Acrobat, Pitstop Pro, Muse, Wordpress, HTML, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook


PC & Mac cross-trained



Jason Griffin







Logo Design

Web Design

Print Work


  • Column spanning
  • Double-Truck
  • Full-Inserts
  • OSI

Shared Mail Marketing

  • 2 sided 4 color, full bleed and non-bleed
  • 4 page folded tab inserts
  • 12+ page inserts with variable page extention tabs.
  • Offset-folding
  • Variable black plating
  • Die cuts & perforations
  • Bindery
  • QR-Code creation

Freelance Print

  • Flyers
  • Vinyl decals
  • Menus
  • Business Suite

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