Meet Jennifer


13998 Mandolin Way  ::  Nevada City :: CA 95959 530-265-2522 :: 530-559-6834 cell  ::


Dirt & Digital Owner, April 2005–Present

  • An entrepreneurial photography, marketing and graphic design business. Local clients include Realtors®, service-oriented businesses, non-profit organizations and retailers.
    • Photo shoots, photo staging, processing and filing photos for ease of use utilizing Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge
    • Design Conceptualizing
    • Design and print flyers, brochures, post cards, and other marketing materials utilizing Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
    • Web site design and development using Dreamweaver, and Flash. Familiar with HTML and CSS-based web design.
    • Data is backed-up and old files burned to DVD for long term storage.


 The Union Newspaper

Special Sections Designer, October 2001–December 2004 Full-time

  • Develop and manage multiple special advertising sections.
    • Cover layout and design
    • Editorial layout in Quark
    • Advertising layout
    • Editorial changes
    • Interfacing with production department to ensure on-time delivery to press
    • Oversaw publication through to press to ensure all photos, text and ads print per specification.
 Freelance Experience – SID Graphics

The Anvil’s Ring, full gloss magazine, June 2002–April 2005 Part-time, The Voice Magazine, newsprint magazine, April 2003–January 2004 Part-time

  • Developed and managed quarterly magazines.
    • Duties included cover layout and design
    • Editorial layout in Quark
    • Ad design and tracking
    • Scanned and prepared photos for half-tone or color reproduction
    • Timely revisions to magazine and ads after client’s proofreading
    • On time printing with quality control
Sonoma & Mendo-Lake Parents Journal

Production Manager and Art Director, April 1996–April 2000 Full-time

  • Developed and managed monthly production of two magazines.

University Of The Pacific, Stockton, CA Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, December 1995

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • Production
  • Computer Graphic Design for Publication
  • Computer Graphic Design for Topography and Illustration
  • Dean’s List, 1992-1995