Professional Experience

  • A. K. Bruce Design
    Scientific Illustrator, Designer
    Work directly with research scientists to develop presentation graphics and specialized, custom illustrations, diagrams, and figures for journal publication

  • 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
    Visual Consultant
    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


Knowledge Areas and Software skills

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

• After Effects
• Maya
• Blender

Web Design
• Dreamweaver
• Balsamiq

Art Media
• Graphite
• Alcohol ink
• Digital

Groups and Associations

Professional member, Association of Medical Illustrators


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

  • Images from Science 3
    International juried exhibition of captivating images in service to science, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, catalogue by RIT Press
    Nov. 1-24, 2019

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios

  • 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.

  • President’s Honor Roll, Academy of Art University

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