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Mark A.

Owner & Chief Graphic Designer
Elk Grove, CA, USA
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I'm the Co-owner and Chief Graphic Designer for Gold Rush Publishing and also Arsenault & Associates, for which I am also a Video Producer.

I have more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry doing graphic design work, and more than 10 years experience video production and editing. I have extensive experience designing books and serial publications (tabloids and magazines), and I've worked on several products incorporating licensed properties (e.g., Zorro, Usagi Yojimbo), including several that won game industry awards.

I sit on three Boards of Director for nonprofit organizations. I'm also a decorated veteran of Desert Shield/Storm, a decorated civil servant (now retired), a cancer survivor, published author, a John Maxwell Team certified Speaker, Trainer & Coach, a CASA volunteer.

I am committed to living life and giving back to others. I love designing and would enjoy putting together a product for you.

Design & Creative: Media and Creative Direction, UX and Visual Design, UI, Video, Usability
Technical & Software: Adobe CC Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, et al.), HTML and Wordpress, Microsoft Office, MovieMaker.


  • Branding
  • Coaching
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Photography & Video
  • Social Media
  • Training
  • Web Design
  • Writing


  • Animals
  • Arts & Culture
  • Civil Rights
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Disaster Relief
  • Disease & Medical Research
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Education
  • Employment Services
  • Environment
  • Gender Equity & Justice
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Human Services
  • International Affairs
  • Justice & Legal Services
  • LGBTQ+
  • Maternal Health
  • Philanthropy & Capacity Building
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Science & Technology
  • Violence Prevention
  • Youth Development