LL-CV
SKILLS

Creative  Direction   |   Graphic  Design   |   Fine Art   |   Brand Identity   |   Product  Packaging   |   Illustration   |   Web  Design   |   Sales   |   Marketing    Advertising  |   Event Design & Production   |   UX/UI  Design   |   Apparel Design   |   Public Relations   |   Social Media   |   Spanish Speaking     Mural Artist

 
WORK EXPERIENCE

Artist/Owner - Lizzy Layne Art & Design

June 2005 - Present

•  Creative Director specializing in design, branding, product development and packaging.

•  Extensive history in immersive event design and on-site production.

•  Collaborate with the music industry to create posters and merchandise for live music events.

•  Experienced in gallery exhibition, mural art, performance art and installations.

•  Launched retail line creating apparel and textile designs; co-create within the fashion industry.

•  Skilled in painting, illustration, printmaking, typography, photography, and mixed media art.

 

Senior Manager, Creative Strategy - NEI

September 2019 - Present

•  Art Director and Senior Manager of Creative Strategy for the Design Studio.

•  Launched a company-wide rebrand to better align the aesthetic with the mission and vision.

•  Head designer for conferences and events; developed and branded virtual event platforms.

•  Creative content manager for news, blogs and social media; Launched Instagram account.

•  Oversee print production and design for merchandising, signage and on-site event branding.

•  UX/UI design for nei.org, member sites and e-learning portals for certification and training.

•  Collaborate with marketing department for email messaging and template creation.

•  Advertisement design, storyboarding and production.

•  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) task-force, established best practices internally and for events.

•  Women in Nuclear (WIN) member and WIN DEI task-force member.

•  Sustainability Team member for an internal, volunteer-based environmental program. 

Creative Director, Product Design & Content - Viumbe, LLC

January 2013 - December 2013

•  Creative Director for the integrated digital media company that includes online properties  such as ebaumsworld.com and yourdailymedia.com.

•  Managed websites and UX/UI design, created advertising and developed products.

•  Strategized marketing tactics to increase traffic and improve the user experience.

•  Contributed and curated original content, editorial submissions and illustrations.   

 

Creative Director/Sales & Marketing Manager - Gordon Biersch Brewing Company

October 2012 - December 2012

•  Redesigned the Gordon Biersch logo and refreshed the company’s branded materials.

•  Designer and print production manager for all product packaging and merchandising.

•  Developed sales and marketing strategies, managed social media platforms.

•  Website design and product photography.

•  Produced and branded the annual Oktoberfest event and various on-site sampling events.

•  Public relations and email marketing.

 

Graphic Designer - Rockstar Energy Drink

October 2007 - September 2012

•  Branding, packaging design, POS/POP, admats, sales and marketing materials.

•  Photography for Rockstar Energy Drink products, events, sponsored athletes and musicians.

•  Managed content and design for all websites, blogs & social media pages.

•  Created on-site branding for sponsored events including the Olympics and X Games.

•  Spanish translator for Hispanic markets.

EDUCATION

University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Arts
Spanish Language

 

Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona, Spain

Spanish Language
Spanish History & Culture
Spanish Art History

GALLERY EXHIBITION HISTORY

2022 Taos Abstract Artist Collective Inaugural Exhibition - Taos, NM
2020 Toronto Visionary Art Exhibit
2020 PhanArt Virtual Exhibit
2020 #PaintTheStoreFronts Mural Project, Chez Lily - Washington, DC

2019 PhanArt @ Hotel Pennsylvania - New York City, New York

2019 Tiny Show 2 - Washington, DC

2019 Tiny Show @ Brookland Exchange - Washington, DC

2019 Triptych/Art All Night - Washington, DC

2019 Catharsis on the Mall - Live Painting - Washington, DC

2019 Pow Wow DC - Mural Art Assistant - Washington, DC

2019 Night of 1,000 Fridas  - Washington, DC

2018 Relix Art Show - Las Vegas, Nevada

2018 PhanArt Summer Show - Lake Tahoe, California

2018 Musical.ly Event - Live Mural Painting - Los Angeles, California

2018 Zimmer Children's Museum - Mural Painting - Los Angeles, California

2018 Pancakes & Booze Art Show - San Francisco, California

2017 PhanArt Show (July & December) - New York City, New York

2017 Northern Nights Music Festival - Live Mural Painting - Mendocino, California

2017 Lightning in a Bottle Festival - Commissioned artwork for event display/decor - Bradley, California

2016 Lower Polk Art Walk - Public Barber Salon - San Francisco, California

2016 PS Arts, the pARTy fundraiser event - Donating Artist/Exhibitor - Los Angeles, California

2016 Articin Spring Show - Terroir Gallery - San Francisco, California

2016 Pier 70 - Mañana de Mayo - Live Painting and Exhibition - San Francisco, California

2016 Bicycle Day feat. Alex Grey - Live Painting and Exhibition - San Francisco, California

2016 Govinda - Live Painting - San Francisco, California

2016 VD in the TL - San Francisco, California

2015 O+ Festival - Live Painting - Petaluma, California

2015 DeCAMPression, a benefit - Live Painting - Petaluma, California

2015 Eliot Lipp + Elaquent + Flamingosis - Live Painting - San Francisco, California

2015 Symbiosis Gathering: 10 Year Reunion- Live Painting - Oakdale, California

2015 Symbiosis Pre-Party - Live Painting - San Francisco, California

2015 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Live Painting - Manchester, Tennessee

2015 Lightning in a Bottle - Painting & Signage Team - Bradley, California

2014 Phutureprimitive @ 1015 Folsom - Live Painting - San Francisco, California

2014 O+ Festival - Live painting - Petaluma, California

2014 Trap + Art 111 Minna Gallery - Co-Host for event - San Francisco, California

2014 Pancakes and Booze Art Show 111 Minna Gallery - San Francisco, California

2013 The Third Mind Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California

2013 Seedy Big Umbrella Studios San Francisco, California

2013 Gem and Jam Festival - Live Painting - Tucson, Arizona

2013 Under The Sea Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California

2013 Impulse, A Blisswave Event - Live Painting - Santa Rosa, California

2013 Night Crawlers Big Umbrella Studios - San Francisco, California

2012 Lizzy Layne & Jennifer Korsen Co-op 28 Gallery - Los Angeles, California

2012 Cannibal Flower March Show - Los Angeles, California

2012 Ephemera Bronson Bar - Los Angeles, California

2012 Cannibal Flower Group Show - Los Angeles, California

2011 Top of the Dome VIII Crewest Gallery - Los Angeles, California

2011 Mr. Brainwash Art Show - Los Angeles, California

2011 DDP Productions Event @ Custom Hotel - Los Angeles, California

2011 Cannibal Flower 11th Anniversary Show - Los Angeles, California

2011 Unearthed RAWartists - Hollywood, California

2011 Syrup Cannibal Flower - Los Angeles, California

2011 Pancakes and Booze Art Show - Los Angeles, California

2010 Bizarre Bazaar - A Festival of the Arts - Detroit, Michigan

2010 Six Legged Freaks Cactus Gallery - Los Angeles, California

2009 Dirty Show 10 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan

2009 Pancakes and Booze Art Show - Los Angeles, California

2009 Politics vs. Celebrities World of Wonder Gallery - Los Angeles, California

2008 Dirty Show 9 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan

2008 Damned - Devil's Night Show - Detroit, Michigan

2008 Dark Arts Club Hell - Hollywood, California

2007 Who Arted? - Detroit, Michigan *Featured art as well as hosted and curated the event

2006 University of Arizona Showcase Show - Tucson, Arizona

2006 Brooklyn Gallery - Tucson, Arizona

2006 Zoe Boutique - Tucson, Arizona

2006 Kachina Gallery - Tucson, Arizona

2006 Mimesis Eleven University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona

2006 Dirty Show 7 Bert's Warehouse - Detroit, Michigan

2005 Solar Culture Gallery - Tucson, Arizona