Team

ACTIVE MEMBERS

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Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa is the kind of designer that won't take no for an answer. She will above and beyond to make sure her work stands out among others, and inspires to take the road less traveled. She mainly enjoys web design, front-end development, and graphic design, but also enjoys branching off into other areas, such as illustration. When not designing or coding websites, she is busy trying to catch up on her favorite shows, reading new books, and playing video games.

Brittney Gomez

Brittney Gomez

Brittney Gomez

Brittney Gomez

Brittney is a passion driven graphic designer who loves to work building real world concepts with grid structures and detail oriented design solutions. Following her motto of ``go big or go home``, she hopes to one day make an impact in the world through design. Always inspired by the smallest observations, Brittney immerses herself into her hobbies of doodling, watching anime, and sewing costumes.

Christian Undiano

Christian Undiano

Christian Undiano

Christian Undiano

Christian has many hats when it comes down to getting work done. Graphic Designer, Tennis Coach to even a Bartender at nights, he’s always ready for the next challenge ahead. Even with a busy schedule he finds time to relax with friends and family and lets his passion for design help him create engaging pieces. Christian will be graduating in spring 2016.

Disa Sanz

Disa Sanz

Disa Sanz

Disa Sanz

All around artist is what Disa inspires to be. She enjoys reading, drawing, painting, and playing soccer. Disa's specialty are in poster design, print, type, and photoshop. She's always willing to learn and improve in her design skills, her goals one day is to become an working graphic designer with her own studio not only for graphic design purposes for other art mediums as well. Disa is full of creativity and motivation, another interesting fact about Disa is her love of Halloween and Tim Burton design styles.

Helen Luong

Helen Luong

Helen Luong

Helen Luong

When Helen is outside, she is active with athletic activities like biking, hiking, or beach volleyball. On the other hand, when she's indoors, her creative side comes out. Helen Luong is a designer and illustrator with the interest in marketing. She has always loved being involved with her campus by joining multiple organizations. She was treasurer for SAGA, vice president for VSA, and historian for APSU. These positions has helped build her leadership and interpersonal skills. She also developed and eye for detail from working at CSUN University Student Union at the Marketing Department as a Student Production Assistant. She is also currently interning at Creative Impact Agency and plans to graduate by the end of this year.

Karin Boghoskhanian

Karin Boghoskhanian

Karin Boghoskhanian

Karin Boghoskhanian

Karin’s world revolves around design. She enjoys working with a team and learning new skills every day to make her become a stronger designer. Before graduating in the Spring, she hopes to find an internship in order to gain more experience designing for the real world. When she isn’t designing or scrolling through Pinterest, Karin likes to step away from her laptop and spend her time outdoors. She loves to travel and explore different countries to meet new people and learn more about their cultures.

Maria Jimenez

Maria Jimenez

Maria Jimenez

Maria Jimenez

Maria Jimenez is a graphic designer and artist. She likes exploring and creating new designs. Sometime she like to incorporate photography, illustration, painting and other techniques in her deigns. One of her good qualities is being a good listener and being able to do multi tasks. During the time that she is not designing, she likes spending time with her family, hearing music , drawing and playing the guitar.

Michael Dijamco

Michael Dijamco

Michael Dijamco

Michael Dijamco

Michael Dijamco is a designer who embraces the many different aspects of Visual Design, whether it is in branding, editorial, illustration, industrial, or entertainment design. He has worked as an editorial designer with Paisano Publications LLC, a magazine publication company in Agoura Hills, CA and is currently freelancing with Smash Studio Group, a start-up creative agency in New York. As a diligent worker and a team player, Michael keeps an open mind and is always looking for new and innovative ways to use his skills and grow as a designer. When he's not on his Mac, he enjoys a good game of basketball, going to art exhibits, or attending music festivals. He will be graduating from CSUN Spring of 2016.

Samantha Barrios

Samantha Barrios

Samantha Barrios

Samantha Barrios

Samantha is a well rounded person with a funny personality. She's reliable, dependable and is more than happy to help her team mates. She's known to go the extra mile to get the best results.

Andy Lai

Andy Lai

Andy Lai

Andy Lai

Tzuan is a designer from Taiwan who always looking for inspiration. When he's not designing, he always find fun things to do and try out new stuffs. He love his life!

Calvin Han

Calvin Han

Calvin Han

Calvin Han

You can usually catch Calvin scribbling nonsense in his sketchbook, he's most comfortable in his own space to express his ideas. When he's not drawing or designing, you can find him at a bookstore or library trying to expand ideas and concepts. He enjoys being out with friends going to local shows, music and art, and trying out new bars.

Cynthia Tizcareno

Cynthia Tizcareno

Cynthia Tizcareno

Cynthia Tizcareno

Cynthia is a designer with an interest in the connection of design with social psychology. She is interested in learning about how visual culture connects with people and how people react to various advertisements and their interaction with media. The research aspects of consumer attention and how visually design media attracts. She is always open to learn new things to improve on her design skills. She likes to read DC comics, drawing and doodling, and watching well written shows Netflix.

Emma Zakarian

Emma Zakarian

Emma Zakarian

Emma Zakarian

Even though her concentration is in Graphic Design, her one true passion has always been illustration since she was a young girl. Her environment has always inspired her: the people, the places, the things, and all the beauty of her hometown—Los Angeles. She is drawn by anything with lines, curves, and color. She loves to use her imagination and to be a creative problem solver. She also secretly enjoys listening to Gangsta Rap—she didn’t choose the Thug Life, the Thug Life chose her.

Jacqueline Leonardo

Jacqueline Leonardo

Jacqueline Leonardo

Jacqueline Leonardo

Far from normal, and no where near boring, Jackie Leonardo is a designer that finds peace within her passion for visual design. She is striving to become a better designer by networking and learning from her peers as well as her influences. By working at Cheesecake Factory for over five years, she has also been able to demonstrate her leadership quality and team player attributes. Her current goal is to let go of her job, which is her comfort zone, and land an internship that will gain her more exposure and experience to the design world. When she’s not designing, she loves to travel and discover new places where she can go hiking with her boyfriend and their German Shepherd, Oakley.

Lawrence McLinden

Lawrence McLinden

Lawrence McLinden

Lawrence McLinden

As an avid graphic designer and illustrator, Lawrence is constantly observing and being inspired by his surroundings. His passion for art and visual communication is matched with a strong desire to solve visual problems with creative solutions. A reliable team player and collaborator, he enjoys the synergy of working with other creatives for a common objective. Some of his other interests include hand lettering, poster art, books/comics, hip-hop/reggae, video games, skateboarding, and ninja lore.

Maria Villalobos

Maria Villalobos

Maria Villalobos

Maria Villalobos

Maria has always been interested in design. She is a caring and friendly person. When she is not designing she is volunteering at her church or in her community. Maria loves photography, music, reading and the beach. One day she would love to travel the world. She would love to see new places and meet new people.

Michelle Schuman

Michelle Schuman

Michelle Schuman

Michelle Schuman

Art has inspired Michelle since childhood, but she did not accept her creative talents until she became a biopsychology major at UC Santa Barbara. There, the monotonous coursework of her pre-med classes prompted her to stimulate her inventive mind in new ways. She immediately enrolled in art classes and has not left the creative path since. Graphic design prevailed as the perfect outlet for her illustrative style, her love of the entertainment industry, and her analytical mind. Now, as a well-rounded student in graphic design at Cal State Northridge, Michelle's work is inspired by her interests in creative marketing, psychology, film studies and art history. She is practiced in print production, digital imaging, typography, and logo design; however, her true passion lies in illustration and printmaking. As an avid lover of music, movies and television, she wants to employ these skills as an entertainment designer, working on projects such as album art, band branding, t-shirt design and key art for movie posters.

Steve Hernandez

Steve Hernandez

Steve Hernandez

Steve Hernandez

Steve is a designer and artist that likes to dip his toes in every area of where design or creativity can go and then jump right in. His hopes are to gain more experience and become a stronger and effective designer/artist before he graduates, spring 2016, so he can land himself a cool internship or job. Besides design and art his hobbies include eating, playing video games, and reading graphic novels. His goal in life is to become a successful person and to leave his fingerprint on the world.

Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez

Angel has always had an interest in art and design. He has always had a habit of practicing lettering and sketching which lead him into graphic design. When he is not designing he enjoys, hanging out with family and friends, going out exploring, watching movies and listening/looking for new music.

Chris Rodriguez

Chris Rodriguez

Chris Rodriguez

Chris Rodriguez

Christopher Rodriguez has a passion for motion graphics and absolutely loves the idea of bringing any type of design, logos or graphics to life through animation which is where his path to design all started. He's always keeping a look out for new styles of design and motion anywhere he can, whether it be out on the streets or at home watching T.V. or playing Video Games.
Christopher Rodriguez has a passion for motion graphics and absolutely loves the idea of bringing any type of design, logos or graphics to life through animation which is where his path to design all started. He's always keeping a look out for new styles of design and motion anywhere he can, whether it be out on the streets or at home watching T.V. or playing Video Games.

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel is a visionary with an appreciation for the simpler things. Although design is the primary aspect of his life - cars, photography, and music complete his list of passions. When he’s not designing, he’s at a car meet. When he’s not at a car meet, he’s taking pictures. When he’s not taking pictures, he’s discovering new music. And when he’s not doing any of the above, he’s at work designing even more. He hopes to one day influence people with his open mind and creativity.

Halle Garrison

Halle Garrison

Halle Garrison

Halle Garrison

When it comes to design, Halle's motto is ``There's nothing I can't learn``. Although her specialty is in print, she is not afraid to explore other forms such as web, type, illustration, packaging, and anything else that is thrown her way. She finds opportunity in new challenges and loves to see the outcome of it all. When she isn't designing, she is obsessing over tacos, bands and anime, or doodling in her sketchbook. She is expected to graduate in the Spring of 2016 and hopes to be a big part of the creative and professional world of graphic design.

Joseph Escobar

Joseph Escobar

Joseph Escobar

Joseph Escobar

When Joseph is not designing he enjoys traveling, watching thrillers, game nights and hanging out with friends, going on sushi and Korean BBQ dates, and learning new things. He always challenges himself to produce in the different realms of design, such as packaging, illustration, branding, and web design. He is expecting to graduate in the spring of 2016 in hopes of doing design for the rest of his life. He's FABULOUS!!!!!!

Maggie Martinez

Maggie Martinez

Maggie Martinez

Maggie Martinez

Maggie has had a passion for art ever since she could hold a crayon. Her creative nature is what led her to pursue a career in design. She has an addiction to the color blue, movies, television and reading. And believes that she can use all these qualities to one day rule the world.

Marlon Urrutia

Marlon Urrutia

Marlon Urrutia

Marlon Urrutia

Marlon Urrutia is a passion driven graphic designer human. He enjoys learning and improving his skills as well as illustrating, designing and coming up with ideas for future projects.

During his free time he spends his time thinking there is no time for free time and gets back to work. If he had free time he would spent his time doing more personal design projects, watching Netflix, going to the theater, spending time with friends and catching up on some rest.

Rachel Siner

Rachel Siner

Rachel Siner

Rachel Siner

Rachel Siner is Graphic Designer, Artist, Writer. Getting her start through her love for art and film, she is relentless in passion for design focusing on entertainment and advertising. An intellectual, she enjoys, engaging in thought provoking conversation, reading and brainstorming. Exploring new ideas, learning new skills and traveling to new places. In addition she enjoys illustration, filmmaking and photography. She tends to stay busy and maintains an active lifestyle not limited to yoga, biking, hiking, and boxing. She find sports such as soccer satisfying to play and coach. Most of all she is drawn to the growth of the mind and spirit.

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez is a graphic designer who began pursuing a career in the arts at the age of 16. This interest was sparked by her experience with filmmaking in which she was able to put her creative mind to use, which later led her to graphic design. Brenda's passion for photography, sketching and conceptual work has led her to incorporate these aspects in her design work. She is inspired by many artists, including Tim Burton, Saul Bass and Rene Magritte to name a few. Brenda's interests include the art of film, comics, photography, coffee, the Burtonesque, and music.

Christian Becerra

Christian Becerra

Christian Becerra

Christian Becerra

Christian is a hardworking and motivated who is passionate in graphic design. With a competitive attitude and a hardworking mentality, he always puts his all into his work and always aims to push himself with each project he takes on. When he isn't designing, he likes to play tabletop games with friends, sleep in on weekends, and watch anime.

Deep Rai

Deep Rai

Deep Rai

Deep Rai

Deep is a graphic designer and actor. Never one to limit himself, he finds inspiration for his work in all walks of life. When he is not working artistically, he’s traveling and seeing new places. He’ll be backpacking across Europe once he graduates this Fall. ``If you make decisions based upon people's reactions or judgments then you make really boring choices.” -Heath Ledger

Hector Rodriguez

Hector Rodriguez

Hector Rodriguez

Hector Rodriguez

Hector is a designer who is always looking for something new to explore. He is always ready to tackle any new challenges, look into new ideas, discover new places, and meet new people. Besides his love for design, his other passion is music as he enjoys playing the trumpet, which is his way to release stress and let out creativity. He is bilingual and has always been fascinated to encounter new people, cultures, and languages.

Kaitlyn Poyer

Kaitlyn Poyer

Kaitlyn Poyer

Kaitlyn Poyer

Kaitlyn is a designer, leader, and certified free spirit. Through her involvement in Kappa Kappa Gamma over the last 3 years, Kaitlyn has learned invaluable skills which have propelled her to success in leadership, academics, and design. Currently employed at Topson Downs, a clothing manufacturing company in Culver City, Kaitlyn has acquired not only new skills in design, but also in business. Graduating in May of 2016, Kaitlyn cannot wait to see what the future holds.

Manuel Mark

Manuel Mark

Manuel Mark

Manuel Mark

Manuel is a Media Manager from Germany with a love for Design. His Credo is ``Design is not what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works``(Steve Jobs).

Max Murillo

Max Murillo

Max Murillo

Max Murillo

Max is an evil mastermind for the creative arts. He may seem quiet most of the time but in reality he’s in his head, plotting and strategically thinking of his next moves. He calls his creative blocks his enemies… his enemies always lose. In his personal down time he enjoys the little things in life like devouring food, eliminating his favorite shows, and conquering his midnight runs.

Roger Zuniga

Roger Zuniga

Roger Zuniga

Roger Zuniga

Roger Zuniga is a humble yet driven student at Cal State Northridge. Growing up he was attached to his computer fidgeting with several design programs and games, which led to his interest in Graphic Design. When he's not hiking up the hills of Topanga Canyon or watching B movies late at night, you can find him writing or working on his latest project. Till this day he remains inspired of what his future has in store for him as a designer.

ALUMNI

Alex Fernandez

Alex Fernandez

Alex Fernandez

Alex Fernandez

Alex is a conceptual visual designer looking for his creative niche here in the whirlpool known as Los Angeles. Although inspired by all styles of design and beyond, he is strongly attracted to sleek, bold and gritty visual design. He is a laid back kind of guy and a free spirit by trade. He lives a straight-edge lifestyle by choice and digs it. Being optimistic about life in general keeps him afloat. Loves the beach!

Danilo de Leon

Danilo de Leon

Danilo de Leon

Danilo de Leon

Danilo is a designer from North Hollywood. He is very observant and loves simple design. On spare time he loves spending time shooting hoops or being on the sticks playing video games.

Ian Mclean

Ian Mclean

Ian Mclean

Ian Mclean

Ian enjoys the finer things in life. Nice walks on the beach, a nice glass of chardonnay, and talking in third person. When Ian is not designing, he is most likely either trying to be funny and failing miserably at it, or watching a ball game and screaming at the television in the process.

Mike Morales

Mike Morales

Mike Morales

Mike Morales

Mike is a research oriented visual designer and photographer and loves finding the current and future trends in design and media. He is happily married and speaks Czech. He enjoys film, vintage cameras, traveling, quoting movies, supporting Arsenal FC and considers himself an amateur chef.

Anna Garcia

Anna Garcia

Anna Garcia

Anna Garcia

Anna is a highly motivated designer who enjoys learning new techniques and design styles. She is very quiet but observant and never fails to meet a deadline.

Dominic Figuro

Dominic Figuro

Dominic Figuro

Dominic Figuro

Aside from being funny and quirky, I’m a graphic designer who likes to break the norms of designing to try new things. I enjoy solving design issues, and create solutions until I satisfy my clients. When I look for things to inspire me, I resort to dancing, playing my ukulele, reading comic books, and playing video games to pump out ideas.

Joanna Woo

Joanna Woo

Joanna Woo

Joanna Woo

Joanna is a quiet and observant designer. She likes being able to create visual pieces that communicate with others. During her free time she loves watching dramas and looking up new DIY projects.

Sandra Munoz

Sandra Munoz

Sandra Munoz

Sandra Munoz

Sandra's life revolves around art and design. She's a great team player and is always willing to volunteer for extra projects. Aside from graphic design, Sandra loves painting, photography, sushi, and playing with her 6 dogs. She hopes to have a career in what she loves and to raise a corgi puppy.

Carina Diaz

Carina Diaz

Carina Diaz

Carina Diaz

Carina is a friendly designer who likes to work with others to get a project done. Her interests lie in entertainment design, video games, animation, manga, cartoons and furry friends. Will work for food.

Superpower: Flight
Slogan: You got dis!

Elizabeth Hernandez

Elizabeth Hernandez

Elizabeth Hernandez

Elizabeth Hernandez

Katherine Coert

Katherine Coert

Katherine Coert

Katherine Coert

Katherine is influenced by all forms of creativity, and loves any expression of it. She appreciates spending hours designing and learning news ways to bring her ideas to life. When she is not consumed with art and design, she can be found watching mind-bending movies or out exploring and enjoying the world around her.

Sara Park

Sara Park

Sara Park

Sara Park

Sara is a strong team player and a hard working designer who strives to deliver the most effective solutions at the highest standards. When she’s not on her computer, you can find her cooking, bowling, or tending to her herb garden.

Claudia Martinez

Claudia Martinez

Claudia Martinez

Claudia Martinez

Claudia has always had a creative spirit which led her to become interested in art and design. When she’s stressed, she likes to practice lettering to express herself and to meditate. Aside from design, she enjoys playing volleyball and watching horror films.

Heather Cho

Heather Cho

Heather Cho

Heather Cho

Based out of Los Angeles, Heather has a clean style to her work. She enjoys exploring modern and innovative designs to further inspire her design style and is not afraid to think outside the box. Aside from being a graphic designer, Heather is also a full time pizza enthusiast.

Kristal Grantham

Kristal Grantham

Kristal Grantham

Kristal Grantham

Effervescent, observant and a creative designer; Kristal maintains a balance in her design life by exploring new cultures and travel. Hoping one day to use her skills to aid in the return of the House of Stark.

Serob Nagapetyan

Serob Nagapetyan

Serob Nagapetyan

Serob Nagapetyan

Serob's two passions are cooking and designing, and he's always looking for those skills to grow. Many times he finds that his professional growth is affected by what he studies both directly and indirectly related to the field of design. He strives to always have a positive outlook and a full stomach.
Superpower: Slowing down time(super speed)
Slogan: With a proper meal, comes great design