Experience

 Beetiful

President & CEO
August 2015 to Present

Ownership and operation of a small graphic design business specializing in book cover design for indie authors and web design and development for small businesses and individuals.

Fontecha Designs LLC

President & CEO
February 2007 to July 2015

Ownership and operation of a small graphic design boutique specializing in web design and development for small businesses and individuals. Variety of projects range from web sites, email blasts, e-newsletters, logos, business cards, postcards, brochures, banners, property signs, inserts, PowerPoint/ Keynote presentations and social media profile customization. Additionally runs beetiful.com, a website providing graphic design services to authors and their books.

VREO, Inc

Web Designer & HTML Architect
March 2005 to January 2007

Web design and development of various website templates for the real estate community. Includes website template designs for well known real estate companies like Coldwell Banker, Realty World, Century 21, Intero, RE/MAX and EXIT Realty.

Freelance

Freelance Designer
October 2004 to January 2007

Graphic design and web development for individuals and small businesses. Includes projects for music bands, schools, software companies, weddings and other events.

Tracy Unified School Distrcit

ISET Student Technician
June 2000 to September 2002

Primarily responsible for web development and graphic design for the school district. Design, create and maintain various district web pages. Aid superintendent and other staff with the visual aspects of various presentations.

0yrs
of creating websites

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of designing and developing websites professionally

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of running own web and print design business (fontechadesigns.com)

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of offering graphic designs services to authors (beetiful.com)

Education

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo, CA

College of Engineering – Bachelor of Science: Major in Computer Science and Minor in Art
September 2001 to December 2005

Activities and Societies:

  • Chi Delta Theta Sorority
    • Historian 2003-2004
    • Webmistress 2003-2004
  • Association for Computing Machinery
    • Secretary Winter 2004-Spring 2005
  • Pilipino Cultural Exchange (PCE)
  • Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF)
  • Building an Engineer Workshop Volunteer (2004)


Merrill F. West High School – Tracy, CA

H.S. Diploma
September 1997 to June 2001

Activities and Societies:

  • Junior Varsity Tennis Team (1997)
  • Varsity Tennis Team (1998-1999)
  • California Scholarship Federation (CSF) (1997-2001)
  • Key Club (1997-2001)
  • Asian Club (1997-2000)

Awards

  • Most Valuable Player – Varsity Tennis (1999)
  • Valley Oak League Scholar Athlete Award (1998, 1999)
  • Academic Achievement Award (1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Student of the Month (February 1998)
  • Honor Roll (1998, 1999, 2000)
  • Exemplary Mathematics Achievement Award – Pre-Calculus (2000)
  • Golden State Exams Excellence Award
    • First-year Algebra with Honors (1997)
    • Geometry with High Honors (1998)
    • Chemistry with Recognition (1999)
  • ACE Academic Excellence Award – Computer Science and Information Systems with Recognition (2000),
  • Top 5% of class

Skills

Disciplines

Design is a passion. Coding is my area of study. Photography is a hobby. Video creation and animation is a dalliance.

Design
100% (MASTER)
Code
80% (EXPERT)
Photography
60% (PROFICIENT)
Animation / Videos
35% (FAMILIAR)

Project Types

The distribution of the type of projects I typically work on for clients.

Websites
30%
Book Covers
25%
Print Design (Postcards, Flyers, etc. )
20%
Logos
15%
Other
10%

Graphic and Web Design Software

I work mostly with the programs in the Adobe Create Suite

Photoshop
90% (MASTER)
Illustrator
70% (EXPERT)
Dreamweaver
85% (MASTER)
InDesign
55% (PROFICIENT)
Acrobat
70% (EXPERT)
Flash
45% (PROFICIENT)
After Effects
15% (BEGINNER)

Office Software

I occasionally create Word templates or PowerPoint templates for clients.

Word
90% (MASTER)
PowerPoint
70% (EXPERT)
Excel
60% (PROFICIENT)

Scripting and Programming Languages

With my Computer Science major I’ve had experience with a lot of other languages that I haven’t included here. The following languages are the ones I use the most during website creation.

HTML
100% (MASTER)
CSS
100% (MASTER)
PHP
60% (PROFICIENT)
Javascript
40% (FAMILIAR)
JQuery
40% (FAMILIAR)
MySQL
40% (FAMILIAR)

CMS

90% off the websites I create are built upon the WordPress platform. WordPress is my preferred content management system but I occasionally work with others platforms when requested by the client.

WordPress
90% (MASTER)
Perch
30% (FAMILIAR)
ExpressionEngine
25% (FAMILIAR)
SquareSpace
25% (FAMILIAR)

Email Services

These are the two main email services my clients like to use.

MailChimp
75% (EXPERT)
Constant Contact
50% (PROFICIENT)