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Summary

Creative solutions by design. Communication with fine art.

Always interested in projects that use; clear communication, open collaboration, and mutual respect while working with others.

Experience

Pasefika, LLC

2020-Present | Managing Member

Visual communication with a Sāmoan, Polynesian, and Pacific Island heritage of which is the cultural and artistic foundation to share with everyone. Fine Art and Design as seen on pasefika.com.


Pasefika Designs, LLC

2003-2020 | Managing Member | Designer

Creating web sites and graphics for clients in Hawaiʻi and Sāmoa for the purpose of brand identity, self promotion and information sharing. Create and maintain multiple database driven websites. Fine Art and Design as seen on pasefika.com.


Oceanfront Realty International, Inc.

2018-2020 | Operations

Manage and maintain multiple initiatives for the operations of vacation rentals. Evaluate, revise and implement processes to improve efficiency. Document and organize workflow with performance data, having it immediately accessible to appropriate team members. Facilitate communication with multiple teams, individuals and troubleshooting issues.


Clark County | Department of Aviation

2015-2018 | Web Master (Airport Program Administrator)

Lead the airport’s web team to develop, manage and maintain multiple airport websites including McCarran International Airport, Henderson Executive Airport and North Las Vegas Airport.  Develop and modify techniques to evaluate program effectiveness.  Research program alternatives, and work with multiple airport teams to contribute to the overall quality of the program’s service.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Foundation

2015 | NetCommunity Web Application Manager

Work at UNLV Foundation to provide web content management, testing, documentation, and email marketing for the NetCommunity system to support University fundraising.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Online Education

2013-2015 | Instructional Art Coordinator

Work at University of Nevada, Las Vegas Office of Online Education to research, create and evaluate art, graphic design, and multimedia to the increase the quality of instruction in UNLV online courses.  Improve creative team processes in design, development, and collaboration, and to ensure clear and comprehensive communication among colleagues at the University.

2012-2013 | Assistant Instructional Art Coordinator

Work with the Instructional Art Coordinator at University of Nevada, Las Vegas Office of Online Education to research and evaluate new and existing instructional technologies, assist in creative team initiatives with design colleagues.

2008-2012 | Instructional Technologist : Instructional Applications Developer

Design and build graphics for University of Nevada, Las Vegas Office of Online Education Online Courses, Design flash banners for courses, design and develop interactive flash applications for private educational contracts.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas | College of Fine Arts

2013 - 2015 | Part time instructor

  • GRC 465x : Advanced Interface Design : 2015 Spring Semester Las Vegas, NV
  • GRC 365 : Interface and Web Design : 2014 Fall Semester Las Vegas, NV
  • ART 256 : Graphic Design I : 2014 Spring Semester Las Vegas, NV
  • ART 360 : Interface Design : 2013 Spring Semester Las Vegas, NV

Boyd Gaming Corporation

2007-2008 | Flash : Web Designer | Las Vegas, NV

Design and built Flash for new websites, Design new website layouts, create online advertising graphics and animated Flash online advertising, create layouts and graphics for email templates along with maintenance of website graphics as aligned with online marketing goals and initiatives.


Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.

2006-2007 | Web Designer | Las Vegas, NV

Design and built Flash for new websites, Design new website layouts, create online advertising graphics and animated Flash online advertising, create layouts and graphics for email templates along with maintenance of website graphics as aligned with online marketing goals and initiatives.


Substorm, Inc.

2001-2004 | Graphic Designer | Las Vegas, NV

Creating web site layouts and graphics for various Substorm, Inc. clients. Preparation and revision of website graphics.


Oceanfront Realty International, Inc.

1999-2006 | Web Designer

Design and built main website along with micro sites, design new website layouts, build templates along with maintenance of website graphics for online marketing initiatives. Create and maintain database for multiple websites.

Education

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas | B.A., Art

Skills


Fine Art

Color Pencil Drawings on Paper, Oil Paintings on Canvas

Website Development

ASP.NET C#, ASP.NNET MVC, MS SQL, CSS, Flash Actionscript, HTML, XML

Software

Autodesk Maya, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Blender, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice


Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding contribution and dedication
    Nevada Conference on Digital Learning 2014
  • Invited speaker : Web Design
    3rd Annual Pacific Islander High School Education Conference 2009 at Skyline College in San Bruno, CA.
  • Editorial Cartooning 3rd place
    Society of Professional Journalists 2000 Mark of Excellence

Certifications

  • Autodesk Maya 2013 Certified Professional

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