A fearless and dedicated graphic design professional, I can turn impossible projects into attainable realities. For twenty years, I have helped clients just like you in nearly every industry increase sales, market their services, and make their ideas come to life.
Logo Design and Identity Systems
Brochures, Flyers, and Postcards
Infographic and Presentation Design
Icon Design and UI Systems
Book / eBook Design and Typesetting
Pre-Press Document Preparation
Pixel-Perfect Web Design and Coding
Wordpress Template Design
Custom WordPress Plugin Development
Mobile First Responsive Design
Search Engine Optimization
Hand Drawn Typography
Illustration and Custom Graphics
Social Media Management
Photography and Photographic Retouching
Video Editing and Production
- Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, XD
- Blogging / CMS – WordPress, SquareSpace, Wix
- Microsoft Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Other SaaS – HootSuite, Buffer, MailChimp, iContact, ConstantContact, Canva, Zapier, IFTTT, Google Analytics
In 2005, I received my BFA in New Media Design & Imaging from a top-ranked university. I graduated with highest honors. Since then, I have pursued some graduate-level courses as well as continued learning new techniques, skills, and programming languages on my own.
- Worked as a freelance graphic designer for over 20 years.
- Have food industry experience as a professional baker and barista.
- Own my own business developing software apps, games, blogs.
Hand Drawn Typography: "We find our happiness when we let go."
Book Design: Karl Blossfeldt
Brochure Design: Malibu Brew Coffee
Brochure Design: Kelrik Productions
Logo Design: Arroyo Grande Meat Co
Website Design: Seronda Senior Services
Website Design: Del Oro Properties Real Estate Agency
Table Tents: Old Vienna Restaurant
Valerie is a gem and the ideal graphic designer to work with. She took my ill-formed idea and developed it into an entire concept that became my whole visual identity online and offline. Her ideas were top-notch. She worked quickly, communicated clearly with me, and delivered above and beyond my expectations. Highly recommended.
It was a pleasure to work with you. Each meeting I would leave amazed by your ideas, programming knowledge, and your ability to put it all together to build the site. Thanks again for helping me in this adventure.
You are just awesome! We really appreciate all you do for us and how competent and professional you are. I am really glad to be working with you.