Graphic Design Portfolio

Profile

  • Professional in Graphic Design.
  • Extensive experience in the publishing and publicitary management.
  • Graphic design experience with strong concept development skills.
  • Complete understanding of the printing processes.
  • Solid knowledge of the Colombian and North American publishing industry.
  • Wide experience in the logistical management of staff and its training for the following software’s: Photoshop, Indesign, illustrator.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Professional painter with excellent color and oil management, as well as acrylic and other technique over canvas. Specialist in abstract and still life.
  • Goal oriented, creative, overachiever and a team player used to working under pressure for impromptu date lines.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Freelancer Designer/Artist

  • Conceptual design of logos and corporate identity.
  • Design work for Advertisement Agency.
  • Digital illustrations for different clients.
  • Vectorial texturizing in Photoshop to built 3d illustrations.
  • Creative and innovating design of business cards, catalogs, brochures, posters, newsletters.
  • Teach color management and different medium techniques to children.
  • Sell several of my oil painting usually upon request.
Feb 2010 - Present

Graphic designer creative

Casa Editorial El Tiempo_Media 24

  • Ad and other print media design for  Casa editoral el tiempo products ( el Tiempo, portafolio, ADN, carrusel, elenco, alo, eskpe, zonas, among others).
  • Design sketches so client buy space in all our products.
  • Advise the account manager on how to design new, creative products so they can add new clients to their list. 
Sep 2007 - Feb 2009

Creative Arts Coordinator

Bookpros y GDS Ltda

Duties:

  • Book covers, layouts and marketing material design, (all for the 
  • North-American market).
  • Create concepts for covers.
  • Art direct GDS designers on all design process.
  • Make sure all the files were built correctly to send to the printer.
  • Assign project and Training of new employees.
  • Design the company monthly newsletter.
  • Manage the interns and their projects.

Achievements:

  • I was nominated several times for the employee of the month.
  • Win employee of the month on September 2008.
  • Some of the books I work on as a team were nominated for important editorial awards, some of the award name are: Next Generation Indie Book Awards, IPPY Awards, Mom’s Choice Awards.
Oct 2006 - Sep 2007

Graphic Designer Coordinator

BookPros

Duties:

  • Book covers, layouts and marketing material design.
  • Create concepts for covers.
  • Training in software and duties of all new personnel.
  •  Interview new personnel.
  • Translation of instructions for freelancers.

Achievements:

  • I was nominated several times for the employee of the month.
  • Some of the books I work on as a team were nominated for important editorial awards, some of the award name are: Next Generation Indie Book Awards,
  • IPPY Awards, Mom’s Choice Awards
Mar 2006 - Oct 2006

Graphic Designer

BookPros

Duties:

  • Book covers, layouts and marketing material design, (all for the North-American market).
  • Create concepts for covers.

Achievements:

  • I was promoted 4 month after I start to be the Graphic Design Coordinator.
May 2005 - May 2006

Junior Art Director

Tajalapiz Publicidad

Duties:

  • Design of Printed media, POP material such as: Ads for press and Magazines, Posters, Flyers, Brochures, Catalogs, Storyboard and Advertising fences.
  • Other responsibilities include Training of new personnel.
  • Direct contact with client to solve design questions.

Clients: Sendai (Mitsubishi), Colexagro( Esportación), Restaurante la posta gaucha, Automotores la floresta(Chevrolet), Fundación Compartir, Southamerican Swatch, Laboratorios Wyeth among others.

Jan 2004 - May 2005

Graphic designer

Tajalapiz Publicidad

Duties:

  • Design of Printed media, POP material such as: Ads for press and Magazines, Posters, Flyers, Brochures, Catalogs, Storyboard and Advertising fences.

Achievements:

  • I was promotedto be the Junior Art Director.

Education

Education

Diplomat

El Bosque University

Diplomat

EL Bosque University

Diplomat

El bosque University
Jun 2001 - Jun 2004

Bachelor

EAL University
Jun 1999 - Jun 2001

Bachelor_Not finish

El Bosque University

Skills

Skills

Editorial Design

Digital ilustration

Oil, acrilic Color and technique management

Artistic Drawing

PC Plataform knowledge

Mac os X Knowledge

Software knowledge and skills

  Advance knowledge and management of the following software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign, Freehand, Adobe distiller.