Steven Rankin

Custom Pinatas

San Francisco, CA, USA
Graphic Designer
Avid Reader
Learned Professional
Lifetime Student
Efficient Operator
Project Manager
Natural Leader
Friendly With A Bite
Detailed Orientated
Idea Generator
A Hugger
Loyal Teammate

Work Experience


Contract Visual Designer

June 2014 - Present Mountain View, California, United States

New Leaf Markets

Contract Designer

February 2014 - June 2014 Santa Cruz, California, United States

Wargaming America

Graphic Designer | Contract

Originally hired a Powerpoint/Infographic Specialist, I have created many print design pieces used at trade shows, corporate meetings, and industry gatherings.
December 2012 - Present Emeryville, California, United States

Port Of San Diego

Graphic Designer

PORT OF SAN DIEGO manages environmental well-being and business development along the San Diego Bay. This includes water and land-stake holdings. The goal of the Port’s Marketing Department is to implement public relation messaging, while managing internal design needs. I worked for a small department, under the direction of a project manager. Collaborating with the Port’s PR/Design firm, I maintained establishing branding guidelines while creating new designs complimented them.

Ad Production & Trafficking | Maintained Corporate Branding Standards | Project Management | Marketing Strategy | Promotions Material Production | Page Layout | Long Form Document Design | Motion Graphics & Video Production | Maintained External and Interior Business Relationships
January 2010 - May 2012 San Diego, California, United States

Aztec Shops, Ltd.

Graphic Assistant / Graphic Designer

A Z T E C S H O P S operates the retail functions of
SDSU through SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining Services
and Montezuma Publishing. I worked for their Graphics
Department providing marketing, promotional and
interior design services. Projects were generated by two
marketing directors, outside of the department, and
overseen by two Senior Designers. I reported directly to
the designers, as one of two junior designers within a
nine-person department.


Email Marketing | Website Design and Development | Social Media
Coordination | Branding Development | Project Management |
Maintain Corporate Branding Standards | Photography; Food and
Product | Interior Design; Retail Design | Promotional Marketing
Planning | Motion Graphics & Video Production | Ad Production |
Maintained External and Interior Business Relationships | Illustration
January 2006 - January 2010 San Diego, California, United States