Elle is an art director based in San Francisco who specializes in entertainment, music, and CPG/Retail design
Her past clients have included: Warner Home Video Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment, Omidyar Networks, Sony, HP, Verizon, NVidia, Kmart, Dole, DIAGEO, Treasury Wine Estates, the JM Smucker Company, SanDisk, Hyundai, Toyota, and Yamaha
“Elle has worked with the Future Plus creative team several times as a freelance designer and illustrator on World of Warcraft: Official Magazine and Crochet Today. I’m extremely impressed with the high quality of her work, the fast turnaround and the additional creative ideas she always brings to the table.
Definitely a rare talent, and one that I’d hire again in a heartbeat.
Julian Rignall, Editorial Director, Future US June 22, 2010
“I’ve worked with Elle for a while now, and have continued to receive remarkable feedback from everyone who works with her. She brings an exceptional level of creativity, professionalism, and fluidity to the workplace- making her a good choice for projects that call for dedication, skill, and most importantly, aesthetic appeal. Her ability to excel under pressure without compromising the quality of her work has been a great asset to our agency, and I would highly recommend her as a designer.” Lindsay Vriavas, Senior Recruiter at McCann Worldgroup June 17, 2010
“Elle is a great Art Director with a passion for digital marketing. She always knows what is cool and trendy and that can translate into providing valuable insights for your brands and clients. While passionate about all things digital, Elle is also very experienced in doing lots of different work for brands from print to in-store from everything from wine to CPG to healthcare. Elle is so pleasant to work with – very calm and diligent in her work. Open to collaboration & partnering across teams to complete projects. With a great demeanor and tons of experience, Elle is a great asset to our team!” Heather Mead, Account supervisor, Barc SF April 11, 2012
Adobe Creative Suite CS 5.5-6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro & Muse), Powerpoint, Keynote, 7+ years of professional design experience and 4 years of experience in a leadership role, project management, UX design, traditional illustration, retouching and cg, typography, copywriting, email campaigns
Elle Graduated from the University of California Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts with a B.A. in Studio Art, 2004 witha focus on Graphic Design and Performance Art. Elle also has experience as a 1st camera operator at the UCI Television studio and had taken a year of Jazz, Ballet, Drama and Musical Theatre classes. She was awarded an artist-in-residence position for two consecutive years in a row at the 7 Degrees Art Gallery in Laguna Beach
and participated in numerous group art shows in Los Angeles and Orange County from 2000-2005. Elle was also the captain of the women’s fencing team, foils division in 2004.
Elle supports several non-profit groups including the Tea Project and DocuThesis
and has donated work to organizations such as the East Bay Humane Society. She has experience working as a volunteer for the GLAAD Media Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles
Elle has been a manga illlustrator since the late 90′s, where she first published her original title Lost Dreams
in Mixx Magazine, which later turned into Tokyo Pop. In March 2012, her work was released in an anthology at Wondercon in Southern California, and can be purchased from Sawdust Press Publications
Elle is represented by West Coast Extras and has appeared as a contestant in a number of game shows, the TV show Reasonable Doubt
on the Discovery Channel, and the pilot of MTV’s Tranced