Owner/Contractor

ncharshaf design
June 2009 – Present

  • Work with clients on a one-on-one basis providing highly customized services to help promote and grow their business.
  • Services include: branding, design, web development, marketing, social media, and project management.

Sr. Graphic Designer

VentureBeat
May 2015 – January 2016

  • Oversee design direction across all VentureBeat products (News, Events, Research).
  • Manage and evolve a consistent brand experience and style guide.
  • Develop creative standards, processes, and templates to improve consistency across all channels to improve brand strategy.
  • Produce UI/UX solutions for online programs, features, and products.
  • Produce branding, signage, marketing materials, and print collateral for all VentureBeat events.
  • Work with marketing, editorial, sales, events, and engineering teams to implement design projects.

Design Manager & Marketer

Northwest Credit Union Association
January 2011 – December 2014

  • Maintain and evolve the the branding of NWCUA, NWCUF and Strategic Link through corporate image development.
  • Design and Update the Association’s websites
  • Design effective materials promoting the Association, its subsidiaries and affiliates, including online advertising, direct mail and email, and brochures.
  • Identify, develop and recommend marketing strategy for the Association’s products/services, projects and events.
  • Design, implement and facilitate marketing plan for Association events and projects.
  • Creation of messaging and design elements to promote Association events and motivate member benefit including attendance and participation.

Contract Graphic and Web Work

Cornucopia Enterprises
January 2010 – November 2010

  • Create designs for new and existing clients under the direction of Tyler Goold and Leah Haws.

Intern / New Product Development / Web Development

eROI
March 2009 – October 2009

  • Organized, formatted, and updated content to client websites.
  • Provided training to clients on how to use their WordPress websites.
  • Coded HTML e-mails for clients.

Intern

CircleTriangleSquare
October 2008 – December 2008

  • Design production assistance for various clients.

Accounts Payable & Receivable

Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abey
January 2000 – January 2006

  • Create invoices and keep track of clients payments and debts.
  • General receptionist duties such as answering phones, and filing.