work experience

Selan Law Firm

Graphic Designer & Art Curatorial Assistant | May 2017 - present

Currently creating marketing material and executive presentation packages for two large scale cannabis cultivation properties in Lancaster, Ca. Also assisting in licensing multiple marijuana dispensaries, distributors, deliveries and grows throughout the state of California. 

MoBY (Museum of Bat Yam) — Bat Yam, Israel

Graphic Designer & Art Curatorial Assistant | February 2016 - November 2016

Created marketing content for exhibition. Assisted head curator selecting & interpreting different works of art that would be exhibited in a year long installment; The Kids Want Communism. Responsible for writing labels, researching catalog essays and other content supporting the exhibition. Participated in meet and greets with exhibition artists.

Jolyn Clothing Co. — Los Angeles, Ca

Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant | September 2015 - May 2017

Responsible for creating digital marketing content for brand including all social media, website & newsletters. Assists marketing manager on projects directed at maximizing company profits & developing sales strategies. 

DBDOTCOM­­ — Calabasas, Ca

Ad Trafficker & Designer | May 2010 - May 2012

Assisted graphic design team in editorial layout, cover design, ads, on-site photo shoots & editing photos; feedback to clients helping them with the overall layout of their ad.

 

freelance

Jordan Selan — Los Angeles, Ca

Graphic Designer & Photographer | January 2012 - present

Create visual concepts — (majority by hand) — then digitally manipulated to communicate ideas that inspire and captivate an audience. Design promo art and marketing materials for local bands, musicians and artists. Create custom books of people’s travels, hobbies, families, special events, etc. Design innovative logos & branding strategies for clients & businesses. Independently photograph special events, portraits, etc. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

 

education

UCLAx — Los Angeles, Ca

Certificate - Design Communication Arts | June 2015

Certificate - Print and Graphic Communication,  Advanced | June 2015

The University Of Colorado — Boulder, Co

BA in Art History & Studio Art | August 2011

- focus on modern art, photography & Italian Renaissance

Umbra Institute — Perugia, Italy

Study abroad program through the University of Colorado | Spring 2010

- focus on Italian Renaissance & photography

 

exhibitions

1. fight boring

Group show no. 1. Uclax, Photography 2 | Fall 2014

2. a Picture a Day

University of Colorado at Boulder | September 2010

Melanie Walker’s Photo 4 class exhibition for the Visual Arts Complex grand opening