Technical Proficiency

Platforms: Mac OSX | Windows XP/7

Applications: Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)

Microsoft Office Suite 2007/2010/2011 (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

At a Glance

  • Print Advertisements
  • Magazine Layout
  • Corporate Identity
  • Catalogues & Brochures
  • Web Graphics
  • Production Design
  • Events Management
  • Theatrical Stage Design and Installation

About Me

Graphic Designer backed by 15 years of design experience in print and web design

I aim to explore outside the edges of print, designing more for broadcast and multimedia.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2011 - Present

Graphic Designer

Choice Healthcare Solutions

Currently serving creative requirements for Dubai, London and Hitchin offices. Design responsibilities include branding conceptualisation and design implementation. Some of the materials that are being done are save-the-dates, invitations, posters, booklets, guides, signages, e-newsletters, etc.

Aug 2008 - Oct 2011

Art Director

Shades Advertising

Conceptualized fresh layout designs for all publications including the successful re-design of the company's major publication, Day & Night Magazine. Responsible for the design of its websites that launched the company to its now highly active presence in the digital world. Also designed logo, print ads and other promotional materials. Handled all special creative requirements for multi-national clients translating them into effective marketing and promotional materials.

Key Achievements:

  • Designed Day & Night Magazine website: http://www.dayandnightmagazine.ae
  • Designed Luxury Publications website: http://www.luxury-publications.com
  • Conceptualized design for Mosaic Magazine and its website http://www.mosaicmagazine.ae
  • Designed advertising materials for Amiri Gems and Blue Salon of Qatar, Hautlence and Artya of Switzerland.
2001 - 2008

Administrative Aide IV

Pangasinan Provincial Government

Functioned as Graphic/Production Designer for an annual local beauty pageant, designing its theatrical stage, corporate identity and promotional materials that resulted into the pageant’s increased popularity and better organizational structure that lasted for 7 years. Also initiated website designs which provided a springboard for their now active Internet presence. Acted also as Network Administrator ensuring 20 desktop and 5 laptop computers running efficiently and smoothly through one local area network and out to the Internet.

Key Achievements:

  • Designed a portable exhibit booth dressing shipped and installed in Sydney, Australia
  • Designed a collapsible exhibit booth saving recurring production expenses for the government
  • Designed the corporate identity of Narciso Ramos Sports Complex
  • Designed the Pangasinan Tourism Website and re-designed the Pangasinan Official Website
  • Functioned also as Events Coordinator for Limgas Na Dayat beauty pageant for 5 years.
1998 - 2001

Creative Director

FuzzyWorks New Media Group

Successfully guided the newly found web development group into one of the leading new media firms at that time. Worked closely with clients on how to translate their corporate image into their first website. Also served as office and personnel administrator overseeing daily operations and hiring of personnel.

Key Achievements:

  • Co-designer of the First Philippine Webby Awards website.
  • Voice talent for a unique I.T. fashion show
1993 - 1996

Display Artist

Triumph International Philippines, Inc.

Successfully introduced pioneering designs, materials and techniques for display counters for the company’s retail presence in various shopping malls in the Philippines. Also designed point-of-purchase materials for seasonal promotions resulting to more prominent market presence.

Education

Education

Magazine Layouts

Day & Night Magazine Website

Luxury Publications Website