About Us

Creative Services at California State University, Sacramento combines talented professionals with state-of-the-art hardware, software and facilities.

The result: compelling, effective and cost effective content that answers the communication, education and outreach needs of campus, government and nonprofit clients.

A One-Stop-Service Approach

Our staff is comprised of professional graphic designers and video production experts. A talented and diverse mix of internal capabilities and skills – including project management and instructional, video and graphic design, combined with a strong network of outside vendor partners – provide a comprehensive one-stop-service approach for projects large and small.

Our clients experience professional project management and support from start to finish – from consultation to determine the most appropriate funding process, through initiating the required documentation, to the creative development of products and final delivery.

Pride in Our Production

Meet The Team

 

Executive Producer

 

 

A class of ’93 alumnus, Steve McKay has served at Sacramento State since 2003, first as a writer and photographer with Public Affairs and now as executive producer leading Creative Services. Prior work in the Army, photojournalism and the college classroom add to his capabilities.

 

Steve McKay

LIB S 15C

(916) 278-5756

 

Design Coordinator/Photographer

 

Bruce Clarke has worked with campus and state agency clients for more than 25 years. He leads the graphic design staff, overseeing production of a wide range of print and web products. He’s also responsible for providing photography services, which range from simple headshots to complex conceptual assignments.


Bruce Clarke

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6917

 

Visual Image Coordinator
and Graphic Designer

 

Since 1999 Valerie Mighetto has created and supervised instructional graphics and web sites for our campus. Recently, she’s worked closely with department management and our Creative Services staff.

 

 

 

Valerie Mighetto

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5486

valm@csus.edu

 

Senior Producer/Director

 

Laurence Campling works closely with our State Agency clients to lead their video productions from concept to completion, bringing over 30 years of experience in broadcast and online media production.

 

 

 

Laurence Campling

LIB S 15B

(916) 278-7559

 

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Merae Meusborn has extensive experience designing brochures, logos, posters, annual reports and websites. With a strong eye for typography, color and visual composition, her design work is creative and effective. Enjoys walking, nature hikes and time with friends and family.

 

Merae Meusborn

LIB LIB S 21

(916) 278-6968

 

Project Coordinator

 

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar primarily coordinates video production work. She oversees camera, audio, lighting, set and even parking for campus, studio and field productions. She’s a video editor as well.

 

 

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5493

 

Video Associate Producer

 

Jeff Medlicott is a multi-media
producer who specializes in videography, editing and audio. He most often works with faculty and staff to create instructional and informational programs.

 

 

Jeff Medlicott

LIB S 15A

(916) 278-7045

 

Production Art Designer

 

With more than 25 years of experience, Jim has worked closely with state and campus clients designing websites, signage and everything else in-between. He enjoys working on projects out in the field and loves building long-term client relationships.

 

 

Jim Molina

LIB S 21

(916) 278-5495


Media
Production Specialist

 

A class of ‘07 alumnus, José Munguia has served at Sacramento State since 2008, first as a graphic designer and now as a video and motion graphics designer. He is bilingual (Español and English), retired Army and a
“digital native.”

 

José Munguia

LIB S 15E

(916) 278-6398

 

Instructional
Graphic Designer

 

Edie Schmidt creates educational visuals to be used in online learning systems, manuals, handouts, video and classrooms. She develops visual concepts, scientific illustrations, diagrams, data graphics, interactive tutorials and more.

 

Edie Schmidt

LIB S 19

(916) 278-5753

 

 

A systems integration specialist focused on media architecture, Tuffer maintains a keen eye for refined tech.  A hybrid of a physics & fine arts relationship he speaks fluently with creative and engineering staff. “Like any good recipe, components should not only complement, but elevate one another.”

 

Tuffer Mayeda

AIRC 3005M

(916) 278-3337

 

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Kevin Swaim is a Sacramento State graduate with a background in art and marketing. He’s dedicated to creating compelling campaigns through print and digital design, brand development and illustration.

 

 

 

Kevin Swaim

LIB S 21

(916) 278-8454

Contact List

Sac State Creative Services

6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6047

Library South, LL, Room 15

(916) 278-5756

csus.edu/atcs/cs/cs/

 

 

Executive Producer
Steve McKay

LIB S 15C

(916) 278-5756

smckay@csus.edu

 

Design Coordinator and Photographer

Bruce Clarke

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6917

clarkeb@csus.edu

 

Project Coordinator

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5493

spikowsky@csus.edu

 

Visual Image Coordinator and
Graphic Designer

Valerie Mighetto

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5486

valm@csus.edu

 

 

Producer/Director

Laurence Campling

LIB S 15B

(916) 278-7559

laurence.campling@csus.edu

 

Video Associate Producer

Jeff Medlicott

LIB S 15A

(916) 278-7045

medlicottjg@csus.edu

 

Media Production Specialist

José Munguia

LIB S 15E

(916) 278-4595

munguia@csus.edu

 

Sr. Graphic Designer

Edie Schmidt

LIB S 19

(916) 278-5753

schmidt@csus.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. Graphic Designer

Merle Rae Meusborn

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6968

meusbornmr@csus.edu

 

Production Art Designer

Jim Molina

LIB S 21

(916) 278-5495

molinaj@csus.edu

 

Sr. Graphic Designer

Kevin Swaim

LIB S 21

(916) 278-8454

kevin.swaim@csus.edu

 

Systems Integration Specialist

Tuffer Mayeda

LIB S 15

(916) 278-3337

mayedac@csus.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Providing Creative Services to University, Government Entities and Non-Profit Organizations

 

Laurence Campling

Senior Producer
and Director

 

Laurence Campling works closely with our State Agency clients to lead their video productions from concept to completion, bringing over
30 years of experience in broadcast and online media production.

 

LIB S 15B

(916) 278-7559

Meet The Team

Providing Creative Services
to University, Government Entities
and Non-Profit Organizations

Bruce Clarke

Design Coordinator
and Photographer

 

Bruce Clarke has worked with campus and state agency clients for more than 25 years. He leads the graphic design staff, overseeing production of a wide range of print and web products. He’s also responsible for providing photography services, which range from simple headshots to complex conceptual assignments.

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6917

José Munguia

Production Media Specialist

 

A class of ‘07 alumnus, José Munguia has served at Sacramento State since 2008, first as a graphic designer and now as a video and motion graphics designer. He is bilingual (Español and English), retired Army and a
“digital native.”

 

 

LIB S 15E

(916) 278-6398

Jim Molina

Production Art Designer

 

With more than 25 years of experience, Jim has worked closely with state and campus clients designing websites, signage and everything else in-between. He enjoys working on projects out in the field and loves building long-term client relationships.

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-5495

Jeff Medlicott

Video Associate Producer

 

Jeff Medlicott is
a multi-media producer who specializes in videography, editing and audio. He most often works with faculty and staff to create instructional and informational programs.

 

 

 

 

LIB S 15A

(916) 278-7045

Kevin Swaim

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Kevin Swaim is a Sacramento State graduate with a background in art and marketing. He’s dedicated to creating compelling campaigns through print and digital design, brand development and illustration.

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-8454

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar

Project Coordinator

 

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar primarily coordinates video production work. She oversees camera, audio, lighting, set and even parking for campus, studio and field productions. She’s a video editor as well.

 

 

 

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5493

Steve McKay

Executive Producer

A class of ’93 alumnus, Steve McKay has served at Sacramento State since 2003, first as a writer and photographer with Public Affairs and now as Executive Producer leading Creative Services. Prior work in
the Army, photojournalism and the college classroom add to his capabilities.

 

LIB S 15C

(916) 278-5756

Valerie Mighetto

Visual Image Coordinator
and Graphic Designer

 

Since 1999 Valerie Mighetto has created and supervised instructional graphics and web sites for our campus. Recently, she’s worked closely with department management and our Creative Services staff.

 

 

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5486

Merae Meusborn

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Merae Meusborn has extensive experience designing brochures, logos, posters, annual reports and websites. With a strong eye for typography, color and visual composition, her design work is creative and effective. Enjoys walking, nature hikes and time with friends and family.

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6968

Edie Schmidt

Instructional Graphic Designer

 

Edie Schmidt creates educational visuals to be used in online learning systems, manuals, handouts, video and classrooms. She develops visual concepts, scientific illustrations, diagrams, data graphics, interactive tutorials
and more.

 

 

LIB AIRC 3005A

(916) 278-5753

Tuffer Mayeda

Systems Integration Specialist

 

A systems integration specialist focused on media architecture, Tuffer maintains a keen eye for refined tech.  A hybrid of a physics & fine arts relationship he speaks fluently with creative and engineering staff. “Like any good recipe, components should not only complement, but elevate one another.”

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6187

About Us

Creative Services at California State University, Sacramento combines talented professionals with state-of-the-art hardware, software and facilities. The result: compelling, effective and cost effective content that answers the communication, education and outreach needs of campus, government and nonprofit clients.

Our staff is comprised of professional graphic designers and video production experts. A talented and diverse mix of internal capabilities and skills – including project management and instructional, video and graphic design, combined with a strong network of outside vendor partners – provide a comprehensive one-stop-service approach for projects large and small.

A One-Stop-Service Approach

Our clients experience professional project management and support from start to finish – from consultation to determine the most appropriate funding process, through initiating the required documentation, to the creative development of products and final delivery.

Pride in Our Production

A One-Stop-Service Approach

Our staff is comprised of professional graphic designers and video production experts. A talented and diverse mix of internal capabilities and skills – including project management and instructional, video and graphic design, combined with a strong network of outside vendor partners – provide a comprehensive one-stop-service approach for projects large and small.

Jeff Medlicott

Video Associate Producer

 

 

Jeff Medlicott is a multi-media producer who specializes in videography, editing and audio. He most often works with faculty and staff to create instructional and informational programs.

 

 

 

 

LIB S 15A

(916) 278-7045

 

Tuffer Mayeda

Systems Integration Specialist

 

A systems integration specialist focused on media architecture, Tuffer maintains a keen eye for refined tech.  A hybrid of
a physics & fine arts relationship he speaks fluently with creative and engineering staff. “Like any good recipe, components should not only complement, but elevate one another.”

 

LIB S 15

(916) 278-3337

Bruce Clarke

Design Coordinator
and Photographer

 

Bruce Clarke has worked with campus and state agency clients for more than 25 years. He leads the graphic design staff, overseeing production of a wide range of print and web products. He’s also responsible for providing photography services, which range from simple headshots to complex conceptual assignments.

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-6917

 

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar

Project Coordinator

 

Susan Pikowsky-Tatar primarily coordinates video production work. She oversees camera, audio, lighting, set and even parking for campus, studio and field productions. She’s a video editor as well.

 

 

 

 

LIB S 15

(916) 278-5493

 

Jim Molina

Production Art Designer

 

With more than 25 years of experience, Jim has worked closely with state and campus clients designing websites, signage and everything else in-between. He enjoys working on projects out in the field and loves building long-term client relationships.

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-5495

 

Edie Schmidt

Instructional Graphic Designer

 

Edie Schmidt creates educational visuals to be used in online learning systems, manuals, handouts, video and classrooms. She develops visual concepts, scientific illustrations, diagrams, data graphics, interactive tutorials
and more.

 

 

LIB AIRC 3005A

(916) 278-5753

 

Kevin Swaim

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Kevin Swaim is a Sacramento State graduate with a background in art and marketing. He’s dedicated to creating compelling campaigns through print and digital design, brand development and illustration.

 

 

 

LIB S 21

(916) 278-8454

Merae Meusborn

Senior Graphic Designer

 

Merae Meusborn has extensive experience designing brochures, logos, posters, annual reports and websites. With a strong eye for typography, color and visual composition, her design work is creative and effective. Enjoys walking, nature hikes and time with friends and family.

 

LIB LIB S 21

(916) 278-6968


José Munguia

Media Production Specialist

 

A class of ‘07 alumnus,
José Munguia has served
at Sacramento State since 2008, first as a graphic designer and now as a video and motion graphics designer. He is bilingual (Español and English),
retired Army and a
“digital native.”

 

LIB S 15E

(916) 278-6398