Award-winning designer with thorough production abilities. Extensive staff and freelance experience in project management and developing the form and function of printed books and publications. I value close collaboration with publishers, authors, editors, photographers, and artists to tell your story and create products of lasting value.
Specialties: Cookbooks, illustrated trade books, children’s books, nonprofit publications
Creative direction, design, production, and photo editing for trade book publishing and nonprofits
Trade book publishing. Responsibilities for brand development,
design department leadership, and book design of lead titles.
Assisted transition to corporate publishing.
Trade book publishing. Management of in-house art department,
design of four-color books and marketing material.
Trade book publishing. Responsible for design of one-color to
four-color books, covers, and jackets, as well as marketing collateral.
Design for print, book publishing, and nonprofit organizations.
MA, English Literature, SF State University, 1997
Non-degree study, Academy of Art College, SF, 1983–84
BA, English Literature, UC Berkeley, 1978