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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 experience

Jan 2006Present

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 2010Present

Graphic designer creative

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  • 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 2007Feb 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 2006Sep 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 2006Oct 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 2005May 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 2004May 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.

Art Portfolio

Education

Diplomat

El Bosque University

Diplomat

EL Bosque University

Diplomat

El bosque University
Jun 2001Jun 2004

Bachelor

EAL University
Jun 1999Jun 2001

Bachelor_Not finish

El Bosque University

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.