Photo by Lindsay Isola

Photo by Lindsay Isola

Summary

Visual and creative thinker with expertise in graphic design and retail industries.


Work Experience

Brand Manager
Namaste Yoga + Wellness, Berkeley/Oakland, CA, 2018 – Present
As Brand Manager, I coordinate marketing of all facets of the business through multiple channels, including website, email marketing, social media, blog, and print materials. I create visual assets and coordinate with partners and contractors on digital content creation and maintain brand integrity for all of our marketing campaigns. My creativity carries through many threads of the business, including product curation for the boutiques, photography for web and print, and design and illustration services.

Visual Designer + Retail Manager
Namaste Yoga + Wellness, Berkeley/Oakland, CA, 2013 – 2018
My creative direction and brand development has elevated the company’s visual direction in many arenas: digital and print media, environmental and event graphics, styling and merchandising, and retail offerings.

Principal + Designer
Culture Consumer, Oakland, CA, 2005 – 2014
As a freelancer I have helped small businesses to put their freshest faces forward, and have provided valuable consultation and design services across media.

Office Manager
JSW/D Architects, Berkeley, CA, 2011 – 2013
My office process and graphic capabilities supported the work of this award-winning Green Design firm.

Production for Apparel
G-Bear Prints, Berkeley, CA, 2006-2011
My mastery of pre-press and manual color screen printing for apparel later gave me the freedom to explore my own graphic line of apparel.

Production Assistant
Neumatic, Inc, San Francisco, CA, 2008 – 2009
I ensured seamless on-set experiences for motion graphics clients at product photo sessions.
 

Other Experience

The Mission Statement
Screen printer in this cooperative designer-run boutique.

Watchword Press
Graphic design for this literary journal and small press.

Education

BA Environmental Science
Barnard College 1995-1999
 

Software

Photoshop
Illustrator
Indesign
Dreamweaver
Squarespace
Wordpress CMS
Microsoft Office
 

Interests

Art
Printmaking
Fashion
Styling
Photography
Ecology
Hiking
Yoga