Professional Experience

  • Genentech, Inc.
    Sr. Graphics Specialist
    Responsible for working directly with scientists and developers to create illustrations, web graphics, animations, and technical drawings for the Research and Bioinformatics departments, in addition to providing presentation support to company executives

  • 350 Bay Area
    Digital Design Volunteer
    Create graphics to be used on banners, table cloths, brochures and other materials for the Rise for Climate San Francisco March

  • Harvard University
    Freelance
    Logo and branding design for the FAS Center for Systems Biology, and creation of an introductory video incorporating several original animation segments highlighting the center’s core research focus areas

  • Heritage Malta, Bighi, Malta, Architectural Conservation
    Internship with the Documentation Division
    Assist with detailed physical measurements and AutoCAD diagrams of the historic Lazzaretto Hospital in Malta, built in 1643


  • 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

  • University of California, Berkeley Extension
    Currently enrolled in the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Fine Arts

EDUCATION


Knowledge Areas and Software skills

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

Animation
• After Effects
• Maya
• Blender
• PyMOL

Web Design
• Dreamweaver
• Balsamiq

Art Media
• Graphite
• Alcohol ink
• Digital


Groups and Associations

Professional member, Association of Medical Illustrators


Publications

Scientific journals that have featured my work as cover art include:

  • Cancer Cell

  • Cell

  • Journal of Biological Chemistry

  • Nature

  • Nature Chemical Biology

  • Science Translational Medicine

  • Trends in Molecular Medicine


Exhibitions, Honors, and Awards

  • President’s Honor Roll, Academy of Art University

  • Honorable mention, Academy of Art University, annual Spring Show

  • Art Science Fusion Project
    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.

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios