Graphic / Web Designer
04/20/09 - 08/30/10
Started working at GDS 04/20/09.
Megan brings strong graphic design, computer and customer service
skills to the
company. She received an Associate Degree of Art from the Fashion Institute
of Design & Merchandising
in San Francisco.
She keeps herself active by knitting, running and hunting for dresses. She was born
in Hayward and raised in good old Fairfield, CA.
Megan made the life changing move out of her parents Fairfield house to her boyfriends in Berkeley.
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Developer / Production Designer
08/18/08 - 01/07/09
He has a strong web development, computer, customer service and
organizational background. Joe previously worked at Electronic
Arts Inc for 4 years working in the IT department and as a Product
He has interest and has taking animation courses. Joe lived and graduated
from high school in Hawaii. His wife Jeanamarie has an animation background
also. Mariano was a casualty of the USA's deepest recession since the 1930's.
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11/09/07 – 12/29/08
He has strong illustration, newspaper and retail experience. Mariano is our senior
designer and handles many of the projects that come through our office.
He has interest in the TV series Star
Trek and Heroes.
Originally hails from the same state as our alumni Angie
- Texas. Mariano was a casualty of the USA's deepest recession since the 1930's.
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01/12/07 - 10/25/07
Eric has a varied background
to include Illustration, Computer Programming, Game Development and Construction.
He is adept at software and hardware problem solving. Currently he
is attending Solano Community College. Link 1
Accounting / Graphic Designer Vanessa Moore
07/15/04 - 04/11/06
She picked up where former employee Erin Rosa left
off with Office Admin. and Accounting needs. Vanessa brings additional graphic
design skills and is presently attending Brooks Art College in Sunnyvale. Vanessa
is responsible for continously finding the best possible vendor pricing and quality
for our clients. With a retail background she is client-friendly and ready to
Graphic Designer / Photographer
05/31/02 - 12/22/06
Dan has a varied background
to include Photography, Graphic Design, Computer Programming, and Sales.
His forte is photography and digital manipulation. Education background
is at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Laney College in Oakland
and working as a photographic assistant at various photographers studios
in the bay area. Link 1
04/29/2002 to 10/11/2002
David hails from the state of Washington where
he had his own web design business. He then came down to the greener
pastures of California, working Kinko's and eventually GDS. He concentrates
on graphics, document layout, logos, copywriting, web and 3-D graphics.
David moved back to his home state of Washington. Photo 1
David & Dan Fein
Steve, David, Dan
Susan & David
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04/05/2001 to 05/13/2002
After working for an animation
studio in San Francisco creating interactive children's games and corporate
graphics. She brings to GDS extensive web, illustration, and graphic
design skills. Her corporate environment background also gives her
superior client interaction abilities. A native of Guam, Kim gives
the office an "island flavor" contrasted
with a "techno" bent. Kim went back to her previous employer,
Walmart. Link 1
02/19/2001 – 06/18/2003
Worked at GDS from to fill a critical office organizational
and accounting need. Erin is responsible for continously finding the best possible
vendor pricing and quality for our clients. With an solid retail background she
is client-friendly and ready to assist. Her hobbies are pottery and softball.
Erin is now staying closer to home. Link 1
Visit the current employees
Past Employees include:
• Lauri Kimberly 07/??/93 - 10/??/93
• Dee Dee Donaldson 10/10/93 - 07/11/95
• Addrienne Emmering 08/30/94 - 03/02/95
• Debbie Cardoza 08/02/95 -02/04/97
• Angie Phillips 02/05/97 - 03/01 (fulltime) - 09/06/01
• 07/15/05 - 02/12/08
• Orit Kramer 12/31/97 - 02/18/98
• Stephanie Foreman 06/15/98 - 08/27/98
• Matt Applin 09/14/98 - 09/17/99
• John Myers 02/11/99 - 12/15/99
• Terry Britt 09/27/99 - 05/31/01
• Tracy Dopp 10/15/99 - 11/12/99
• LuAnne Breimon 11/08/99 - 08/15/00
• Jeremy Drennen 02/24/00 - 05/11/00
• Erin Rosa 02/19/01 - 06/18/03
• Kim Diaz 04/05/01 - 05/13/02
• Jo-Anne Steggall 09/07/01 - 01/29/02
• Shan Carter 02/25/02 - 03/25/02
• David Benson 04/29/02 - 10/11/02
• Dan Fein 05/31/02 - 12/22/06
• Zelda Lu 08/04/03 - 09/25/03
• Marcellina Villanueva 01/20/04 - 04/07/04 Intern
• Vanessa Moore 07/15/04 - 04/11/06
• Sabrina Davis 04/26/06 - 05/04/06
• Nelisa Agustin 06/21/06 -
• Eric Wojan 01/08/07 - 10/25/07
• Mariano Chacon 10/29/07/part-time • 11/09/07/full-time - 12/29/08
• Joe Bird 08/18/08 - 01/07/09
• Megan Dessel 04/20/09 - 08/30/10
09/27/1999 – 05/31/01
Terry was actually a former client, working as the manager of the Galaxy
8 Theatre in Vacaville where he had hired GDS to do on-screen advertising.
He assisted GDS with on-screen advertising for a number of different
theatres throughout Northern California. In addition he promoted GDS
to various other businesses to help with there marketing and graphic
needs. Terry was Manager of Signature Theatre, Jack London Square.
- now works as a manager at T-Mobile in Hayward.
11/08/99 - 08/15/00
Copywriter, Graphic & Web Designer. She is now Marketing Director for
Solano Arts Alliance in Vacaville.
Graphic & Web Designer
02/11/99 - 12/15/99
Web pro. Is now the Web Designer and Tech Guru
for the Vallejo School District.
09/14/98 - 09/17/99
Web pro and Designer Extrodinaire for GDS. "The
Matt Standard" – Matt set a high standard of professionalism that
unfortunate newcomers to GDS must attempt to obtain. Attended Al Collins animation
school in Coste Mesa, Arizona. Creative Director at Awareness Corporation Matt's
From simple black and white flyers to full color Garson Design Service
specializes in providing professional level work and searching out printing
at economical pricing.
Please call the GDS at 707 428-1743 for inquiries, a portfolio showing
and/or to bid on your upcoming projects.
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• Steve's Gallery: • Link
02/05/1997 – 02/12/08
Joined GDS in February 5, 1997 and had been an integral
part in the success of our business. She had a varied background having worked
for a newspaper in Texas, sand sculptor in Vacaville, Barbara Petty Design in
Fairfield. She had a strong illustration and design background and services our
wide client base. Her husband retired from the Air Force at Travis AFB June,
2000 with high honors. Angie retired 01/31/01 and got a much needed shoulder
surgery sustained from a fall from her horse. She came out of retirement 07/21/05
to fill in for Dan Fein while on a 2 week vacation to China.
She was in the 8th grade and volunteered her
services (when she gets off the phone talking with friends, which isn't
She was instrumental in helping to grow our business back in
our humble beginning years. Debbie moved on to Sacramento.
Dee Dee Donaldson
10/10/93 - 07/11/95
Bz Card Pusher, deliveries and better half of owner, Steve... she bravely
helps out when others are out. She has an extensive fine arts oil painting
background. Dee Dee hails from the Sooner state of Oklahoma. DD's Personal