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Jennifer Mae Tandayu


Previous positions

  • Freelance Graphic Designer at Cobra Systems, Inc.
  • Graphic Designer & Photo Editor at Friar Tux Shop


Otis College of Art and Design, Communication Arts BFA, Graphic Design





  • Graphic Designer


    November 2017 – Present(1 year 11 months)Irvine, CA

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Jennifer Mae Design

    September 2006 – Present(13 years 1 month)Orange County, California Area

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  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Cobra Systems, Inc.

    September 2016 – April 2017(7 months)Anaheim, CA

  • Graphic Designer & Photo Editor

    Friar Tux Shop

    June 2015 – July 2016(1 year 1 month)Anaheim, CA

    • Managed multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. • Assist in in-house photoshoots and edited photos. • Strategized content/approach for catalog design (STYLIST). • Logo development for “Fit Right”. • HTML reconfigurations. • Designed email blasts, flyers, posters, brochures, hangtags and labels, online banners, web ads, wedding inserts, direct mailers, seasonal campaigns, magazine ads, event marketing promotions.

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  • Art Director/Graphic Designer

    Artificial Grass Recyclers

    January 2014 – June 2014(5 months)Temecula, CA

    • Created designs for print ads, digital banners, posters, brochures, updating company website. • Addressing communication needs to the team and managers. • Presenting artwork proposals. •Administering design process from conceptual design to layout.

  • Graphic Designer

    Benchmark FR

    March 2013 – August 2013(5 months)Santa Ana, CA

    • Designing promo ads and company website layouts. • Weekly Newsletters and email blasts. • Editing and Photographing company products.

  • Graphic Designer

    Lollicup USA, Inc.

    July 2012 – February 2013(7 months)Industry, CA

    • Designing promo ads and logos. • New concept designs for the company and outside clients/companies. • Offline promotions (brochures). • Custom artworks. • Editing and photographing company products. • Working with the Marketing Team.

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  • Art Director: Graphic/Web Designer & Photographer

    Grace Christian Fellowship

    September 2006 – January 2012(5 years 4 months)Bellflower, California

    • Designing ads. • Working with the production team to proof ads. • Photographed major events: fundraisers, concerts, etc. • Addressed communication needs to clients and members, verbally and in writing. • Created design solutions for various projects: brochures, flyers, posters, business cards and company website.

  • Web Designer & Photo Lab Assistant (TEMP)

    Cypress College Photography

    August 2007 – December 2007(4 months)Cypress, California

    • Created the Photography Department web design for Cypress College. • Assisted students in the photography lab and studios. • Set up and cleaned the dark room chemical labs.

  • Graphic Designer, Webmaster & Clerical (TEMP)

    Cypress College Transfer Center

    January 2007 – May 2007(4 months)Cypress, California

    • Created brochures, flyers, calendars, drafting letters, updating department website designs and department’s information. • Clerical Office functions: Word processing, filing, telephone reception, scheduling appointments, emailing, student services and data entry.


Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Portrait Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Layout
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Editing
  • Flash
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • B&W Photography
  • Illustration
  • Posters
  • Creative Direction
  • Letterpress
  • Concept Design
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Digital Photography
  • Maya
  • Logo Design
  • Flyers
  • Digital Illustration
  • Branding & Identity
  • Drawing
  • Mac
  • Corporate Identity
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • InDesign
  • Editing
  • Art
  • Photoshop
  • Image Editing
  • Lightroom
  • Painting
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication
  • HTML
  • Business Cards
  • Book Design
  • Web Design
  • Brand Development
  • Information Graphics
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Fine Art


California State University, Fullerton

  • Life Drawing
  • Lettering and Typography I
  • Drawing and Painting the Head and Hands
  • Lettering and Typography II
  • Typography into Graphic Design
  • Writing in the Visual Arts
  • Graphic Design I
  • Graphic Design II
  • Intermediate/Advance Creative Photography
  • Traditional Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Assisted Graphics
  • Design for Interactive Art

Honors & Awards

  • Cypress College Student Art Exhibition

    Cypress College

    May 2006

    3rd place – Advertising/Graphic Design

  • Dean’s List

    Cypress College


  • Employee of the Month

    Friar Tux Shop

    January 2016

    First Graphic Designer in Friar Tux Shop company’s history to have created, designed and published a 32 page magazine in-house for a marketing campaign, known as “The Stylist”; having her come in on weekends when she was sick just to make sure it got done to perfection and only to have been working in the company for 6 months. She handles multiple projects at the same time and comes up with new, creative ideas all the time. Her work is seen on the company website, stores and all marketing places of the company.

  • Core Values in Action

    Friar Tux Shop

    March 2016

    Nominated by the President of Friar Tux Shop: Demonstrated “Teamwork” when a design project had gone awry.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • VP of Branding / Graphic Designer

    JesusWalk Youth Conference

    October 2012 – July 2013(9 months)

    • Overseeing different subcommittees: website, videography, photography and stage design. • Creating graphics to support the yearly themes. • Maintaining the branding presence of JesusWalk & building its presence within the youth community. • Responsible for any other misc. requests from other committees.

  • Traditional & Digital Photo Retoucher for Olay

    Guerilla Hollywood

    October 2012

    •Edited Olay Models before and after photos on the set during the shoot. •Edited skin blemishes on models. •Removing unwanted obstructions in certain types of images. •Repair dust spots on images.