data driven research AND strategy/problem solving
Through research, I work towards avoiding “coming up with solutions to a problem that do not exist.” Without it, it is all too common to see cookie-cutter solutions that are aesthetically driven rather than solutions that are addressing real issues, users, customers, and challenges that are in line with your brand.
User Experience Design: UX Design/Research
Digital Marketing Specialist
A background in
Entrepreneur: from my first business till now, my goal was “how not to go out of business.”
Graphic Design: packaging, ads, iconography, infographics, to event marketing.
Web Development: HTML, CSS, to PHP/SQL (PHPBB, vbulletin, to eCommerce platforms), via wordpad to WYSIWYG (Dreamweaver) and WordPress.
Photography: continuous/strobe lighting photography, along with post (photoshop).
Digital Marketing: SEO, SEM, FB/IG ads, email, to social media: IG and Facebook.
Model Making to Carpentry: spent a summer fabricating Japanese shoji screens to industrial design courses in model making to furniture design.
Food/BOH: from Italian, Mexican, Southern, to a specialization in Japanese cuisine.
Mechanic: a focus on automotive imports: from tuning, diagnostics to a specialized knowledge in engine and suspension tuning to safety equipment and brake systems.