P.O. Box 113347

Anchorage, Alaska 99511 • (907) 345-8787



Computer/Software Capabilities:

            (Mac and PC platforms)

            Quark Xpress

            Adobe InDesign

            Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop

            Macromedia Flash MX, Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks


Web Site Training Completed:

            Website Design: Dreamweaver

3 semester credit hours, UAA, Spring 2004, Instructor: Debi Smith

Designing Effective Websites

Online course thru Education to Go, offered through Inlet View
Community School in Anchorage, Fall 2003, Instructor: Patricia Franks


Multimedia Tools for Learning: Flash MX

                        3 semester credit hours, UAA, Spring 2003, Dr. David Tarci


Work Experience:


January 2007 – May 2015 / Graphic Designer, AQP Publishing, Inc., a third party publisher of Military Guides, Civilian Relocation Guides, magazines and maps. The company merged with Marcoa, Publishing, Inc. in 2009, based in San Diego.  |

Job responsibilities:
• Design advertisements for assorted publications, primarily for military base guides
• Design and layout of military and civilian relocation guides, directories, and maps
• Develop online versions of printed publications, including hyperlinks to sponsors' websites

Military Projects:
• Joint Base Lewis-McChord Guide & Telephone Directory
• Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Guide & Telephone Directory
• Eielson Air Force Base Guide & Telephone Directory
• Army in Alaska (Fort Wainwright/Greely) Guide & Telephone Directory
• Fort Riley (Kansas) Post Guide & Telephone Directory
• Your Military in New Orleans (Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base) Guide
• Other out of state military guides that I was involved in: Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona,
  Fort Carson,Colorado, Nellis-Creech AFB, Nevada

Civilian Projects:
• Welcome to Anchorage (Relocation Guide for Newcomers)
• Welcome to the Mat-Su Valley (Relocation Guide)
• Wasilla Chamber of Commerce Directory
• Maps for Anchorage,  People Mover,  Fairbanks Chamber, and UAA
• Alaska Contractor (quarterly magazine)

Earlier Employment History:

April 2002 – January 2007 / Freelance Graphic Designer

Published freelance projects:
• CD packages, “The Emerald Edge”,  “Saturday Sensation”, “JoMaLa - Azure” and several others
• Children’s books, “Two Bears There”  "How Do You Say Goodbye to an Elephant" and "Saving Katie" by Dianne Barske, published by Publication Consultants
• Historic book for the National Parks Service "Snug Harbor Cannery: A Beacon on the Forgotten Shore"

Recent web projects:
• IPComm (Indigenous People's Council for Marine Mammals)
• Darae’s Salon and Spa



1992 – 2002 / Graphic Designer (part-time), Anchorage Daily News

            Designed and composed display advertisements for the daily
            paper, and special tabloid sections, including Visitor’s Guide
            and Parade of Homes.


1987 – 1992 / Composing Supervisor, Anchorage Daily News

            Supervised dayshift staff of 6 in production of display ads and
            Lifestyles and main news sections pages, plus weekly TV News
            book and special sections. Also oversaw production of weekly
            Pennysaver and Nickelsaver tabloids.


1983 – 1987 / Commercial Printing Coordinator, Anchorage Daily News

            Design and pre-press production of commercial printing jobs,
            including UAA course booklet, MOA Community Cache recreation
            tabloid, and LearnAlaska monthly TV Guide.


1979 – 1983 / Typesetter & Paste-up Artist / Anchorage Daily News


1978 – 1979 / Typesetter, The Type Shop & Camera Room (Anchorage)


1977 – 1978 / Paste-up Artist, Treasure Chest Advertising (Windsor

            Locks, Conn.)

1975 – 1977 / Typesetter and Paste-up Artist, Journal Inquirer

            (Manchester, Conn.)