Autism Transformed, OpenTrust, Author Kendra Hayes, Extreme Arts and Sciences, Pokemon Intl, Author Lilith Starr, Becker & Mayer Book Producers, Seattle Sports, SlamBrands, The Archdiocese of Seattle, Author Superball Rex, Cozy Baby Boutique, Robbing Peter Design, Kodama Project, Fenix Underground, Record Printing, REI, Orca Creative Group, Designer Sam St Michael, Espen Properties, Beyond Organics, Palu Furniture, LifeDerma, Rosarium Blends, KnickerNappies, Esoteric Book Conference, Loyal Heights School, Eat Life, Danse Masquerade, Seattle Holistic Center, University of Washington, ImageX.com, Wicked Tresses, Seattle Junior Chamber of Commerce




Seattle Central Creative Academy
2006 – 2008
AAS, Graphic Design

Seattle Central Community College
1995 – 1997
AAS, Graphic Imaging/Printing



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Graphic Designer

Lena Kartzov Designs
June 2002 – Present
Work independently to provide services in graphic design, job engineering and estimation, page layout, photo editing, color correction, illustration and more, from concept development through production, including press checks and print vendor relations.


Graphic Designer

Extreme Arts and Sciences

December 2012 – April 2016
Work under Art Director for local design firm creating promotional and internal presentation materials for marketing executives. Create design standards. Clients include NBC, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Bing, Yahoo and more.


Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Pokemon International Inc.

December 2013 – March 2014
Work with design team and translators to lay out new cards in various languages, using design standards, existing cards and text files. Output color, varnish, and foil separations for printer and for online team. Output graphics for web games. Some package design and proofing.


Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Archdiocese of Seattle

September 2008 – November 2009
Work with art director, writers and editors to publish monthly, 36-page color newspaper. Layout, typography, image manipulation, edits, maps, templates, style sheets, indexing, and prepress under tight deadlines.


Graphic Designer

Slam Brands

June 2009 – October 2009
Contract position designing and producing market quotes and sales sheets for top level companies, using client’s existing styles and identity. Execute high standards for typography. Some package design.


Prepress Technician/Production Artist

University of WA, Publication Services

June 2001 – June 2002
Preflight, rebuild and adjust client files as needed to make them press-ready, using a variety of industry software. Some design, layout and typography.

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