Andrew Torres

Andrew Torres

Objective

Leverage my technical, design and entrepreneurial skills in order to support an organization’s goals in driving revenue and improving efficiency.

Summary

 Andrew has ten years of experience in the creative field. Skilled in graphic design, illustration, video editing and web design, Andrew has always had a passion for visual creativity. After graduating from Collins College in Arizona with a Bachelors in Design and a minor in Multimedia he began his own design company Twiin Media. Through this has done design and video work for the automotive industry, Record Labels, and countless media companies.  In 2006, he moved to a Counselor position for kids in crisis. With this position, Andrew was able to motivate some of the most challenging cases through the use of art. He was the co-founder, web designer, photog, publicist and journalist for the reputable music organization ArtofRhyme, established in 2001-2009, and continues to hone his creative range and management skills through a variety of medias and professions. 

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Director of Art, Design & Videography

KM Music

Freelance Position

  • Tasked with spearheading the storyboarding, filming and editing of promotional videos
  • In charge of all web development including customization of online marketing campaigns
  • Consult on the direction of the business via his experience in the entertainment business
  • In charge of print materials and merchandise
  • Assist with tour booking & media/press opportunities
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009

Web Designer

UWM Wrestling

Freelance Position

  • Tasked with logo creation
  • Tasked to create a  web presence
Mar 2009 - Sep 2009

Director of Art, Design & Videography

Well Done Entertainment Corporation

Freelance Position

  • Tasked with spearheading the storyboarding, filming and editing of promotional videos
  • In charge of all web development including customization of online marketing campaigns
  • Consult on the direction of the business via his experience in the entertainment business
Nov 2006 - Mar 2009

Counselor

Full-time Position

  • Lead therapy groups up to 3 times a week
  • Assigned and counseled kids twice a day
  • Acted as liason/counselor between children and family
  • Insured all kids were monitored to ensure safety among the KidsPeace community
Feb 2006 - Mar 2006

Designer / Developer

Just Technologies

Freelance Position

  • Gathered design requirements from customer
  • Designed custom logo and website to fit the customer’s requirements from scratch
Nov 2005 - Nov 2005

Designer

Montgomeryville Nissan

Freelance Position

  • Custom designed ads to run in the 2006 Philadelphia Eagles yearbook
  • Used customer-supplied photos to construct custom-design around Nissan’s specification
Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

Web Designer

A North Star TV & Radio

Freelance Position

  • Assessed inefficiencies in their current design (customers did not have a streamlined method of paying)
  • Recreated their website to include an online store/shopping cart to eliminate inefficiency in prior design
Mar 2005 - Mar 2005

Design Consultant

Montgomeryville Nissan

Freelance Position

  • Designed advertisement and original slogan for bus stops
Oct 2001 - Aug 2003

Communications Director

GASUP USA, Inc

Full-time Position

  • Established GASUP’s logo, print materials and web identity
  • Furnished all necessary press materials to pertinent publications according to their respective specifications

May 1994 - May 1998

Infrantry Man (Scout)

United States Army

Scout Platoon

  • Assumed role of team-leader during his absence
  • Trained to performed behind-enemy-lines reconnaissance

Military Achievements & Schools

  • Expert Marksman
  • Army Achievement Medal (x3)
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Air Assault Qualified
  • Armorer Qualified
  • Combat life Saver Certification
  • Ranger Indoctrination Program
May 1990 - May 1992

Child Care Provider

Volunteers of America Children Center

Full-time Position

  • Supervised and reported on children’s interaction to the families
  • Developed programs for the children to learn and develop

Education

Education

Certificate in Visual Communications

Lehigh County Vocational School

Associate

Bachelors

Skills

Skills

Video Production

  Freelance Position Proficient in multiple video editing software on both Mac & Windows Sound editing Story boarding     

Flash

Dreamweaver

Illustrator

Photoshop