Professional Experience

  • Genentech, Inc. 
    Sr. Graphics Specialist
    Responsible for creating illustrations, web graphics, technical drawings, and animations for the Research and Bioinformatics departments in addition to providing executive presentation support.

  • Heritage Malta, Bighi, Malta, Architectural Conservation / Documentation Division
    Completed a one-month internship at the center assisting with measurements and AutoCAD diagrams of the historic Lazzaretto Hospital in Malta.

  • Harvard University,  FAS Center for Systems Biology
    Produced an introductory video including animations highlighting the FAS Center’s research focus areas as well as providing logo and branding design for the center.


  • University of California, Davis
    Bachelor of science, chemistry

  • Academy of Art University, San Francisco
    Design, illustration, and animation studies

  • San Francisco State College of Extended Learning, San Francisco
    3D modeling and texturing using Autodesk Maya

EDUCATION


Knowledge Areas and Software skills

Design and Illustration
• Photoshop
• Lightroom
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• Powerpoint

Animation
• After Effects
• Maya
• Blender
• PyMOL

Web Design
• Dreamweaver

Art Mediums
• Graphite
• Alcohol ink
• Digital


Groups and Associations

Professional member, Association of Medical Illustrators


Publications

Scientific journals that have featured my artwork include:

  • Cell
  • Cancer Cell
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • Nature
  • Nature Biotechnology
  • Science Translational Medicine
  • Trends in Molecular Medicine

Exhibitions, Honors, and Awards

  • Participant, Annual Silicon Valley Open Studios
  • Participant, Art Science Fusion Project
    I was one of several artists invited to be a part of a group exhibition developed by Gabriele Seethaler, unveiled during the 5th International Annaberg Conference, Schloss Goldegg, Salzburg, Austria. Additional exhibitions included showings at L’Uniaversità di Roma La Sapienza, and Harvard University, Boston, MA.
  • Honorable mention, Academy of Art University, annual Spring Show
  • President’s Honor Roll, Academy of Art University