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HI! IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS:

Leahandah Creative provides something for everyone from corporations, local businesses to non-profits. Services include marketing, branding, creative writing, visual design for digital assets and print collateral, social media marketing, photography and more. A sample of clients:

Cal Poly Corporation, Rosetta, San Luis Obispo Medical Association, University of Washington Health Department, Tula Yoga Fitness & Retreats, Il Cortile Ristorante, La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant, The Truck, Thomas Hill Organics, and Must! Charities. DOWNLOAD RESUME

INDUSTRIES

Arts
Foundations + Non-Profits
Healthcare
Local Communities
Real Estate
Restaurants
Retail
Social Media Marketing

Wine
Yoga, Fitness + Retreats

 

APPLICATIONS

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Adobe Lightroom
Wordpress
Wix
CSS + HTML
Infusionsoft

iContact
Constant Contact
MS Office

 

EXPERIENCES

Sr. Visual Designer

Kaiser Family Foundation – Menlo Park, CA
2002 – 2007 (5 years)

A renowned philanthropic organization that leads the way in focusing on major healthcare issues facing the nation as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. Designed and executed high-end collateral marketing pieces such as: reports, white papers, PowerPoint decks, brochures, ads, direct mail, digital assets, web design and DVD packaging. Collateral pieces included partnerships with The Washington Post, UNAIDS, MTV, BET, CBS and Viacom.

Designed and implemented www.health08.org. Conceptual development and fulfillment of global efforts such as; International AIDS Conferences: 2004–2006, and Coke-Cola–South Africa: Alive with Possibilities amongst other projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Df6GHz7mfx4

Visual Designer/Consultant

Leahandah Creative – Monte Sereno, CA
1997 – 2002 (5 years)

San Jose Children’s Musical Theater
Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Illustrations, photo manipulation, and computer design for coming attractions 2001-2002. The new season included eight different logos for each of the musicals. Artwork placed in publications and printed on postcards, posters and city banners.

CKR Group, Inc
Web/Graphic Designer
www.ckrgroup.com
Identity branding for a new ad agency which included; signature, website development, and printed collateral.

Catapult Design Group
Graphic Designer/Traffic Manager
Developed and implemented a traffic system for the advertising department to meet the needs of 24 Hour Fitness who advertised extensively nationwide.

Operation Turn-Key
Graphic Designer
Using master templates and posters, prepared final documents for both print and web. Operation Turn-Key auctioned movie items on Amazon for Dreamworks.

Visual Designer/Writer’s Assistant

AchieveGlobal – San Jose, CA
1991 – 1997 (6 years)

Projects included maintaining and versioning collateral. Designed four color ads and direct mail. Managed and coordinated the production process of “Keeping Teams on Track,” by Linda Moran. Provided copy-writing, editing and proofing for numerous published documents.

Visual Designer

The Wall Street Journal – Palo Alto, CA
1990 – 1991 (1 year)

Provided design and layout for print ads in the advertising department. Worked in extreme deadline situations that required attention to detail and proficiency. As a team member, participated in all aspects of rotating teams within each area of the advertising marketplace to meet advertising requirements on a daily and weekly basis.

EDUCATION

School of Art + Design

San Jose State University – San Jose, CA

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Major in Fine/Studio Arts with a Minor Political Science.

Languages

English: Native or bilingual proficiency
Afrikaans: Native or bilingual proficiency
Zulu: Limited working proficiency
Spanish: Elementary proficiency

LEAHANDAH CREATIVE

lab@leahandahcreative.com
805 286 1173