M.S. has 10+ years of experience as a graphic designer and administrative professional for mostly nonprofit and association clients. In her current role as a freelance designer, she has designed a monthly professional newsletter for a DC-based association (8 years) as well as newsletter layouts, banners, event programs, books, and flyers for an international law non-profit (5 years). In addition, she has designed advertising and promotional materials for a film festival and designed and maintained websites (Google Sites and WordPress) and e-newsletters for several volunteer organizations. From 1994-2002, she provided a wide range of administrative support to a Japanese import/export company. M.S. is an advanced user of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and is well versed with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), WordPress, Google products, and email campaign software (MailChimp). She has an Associate’s Degree from Waikato Polytechnic Institute in New Zealand, an online Adobe Illustrator course certificate from International Web Association, and is bilingual in Japanese and English.