John Cliff Alvarez

Work History

Work History

Senior Graphic Designer

GameTime
Jun 2015 - Present
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Weston, Florida Create series of mobile, stationary billboard, and other large format advertisements for promotional campaigns. Design and layout print-ready EDDM brochures and other corporate collateral. Perform key role in designing and implementing promotional campaign for opening of new gaming facility. Design promotional ads and coupons for magazine publication. Design Email Blast graphics promoting holiday events and other promotional activities. Implemented re-design of company's logo to cleaner specifications. Create digital ads for online advertising on search engines and other social media.

Production Artist

Cosmedical Technologies
May 2015 - Present
PRODUCTION ARTIST, Davie, Florida Devised layout and created production-ready design. Participated in creative brief processes for assignments of varying scope and complexity. Executed and prioritize multiple projects. Implemented quick creative thinking and design solutions with acute attention to detail. Created proofs for client approval. Maintained electronic and paper files to ensure that creative archives were current.

Freelance Graphic Designer

Univision Network
Apr 2012 - Jun 2015
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Doral, Florida Design broadcast graphics for several of the network's shows including, Noticiero Univision and Primer Impacto.

Graphic Design Consultant

Univision Network
Jan 2011 - May 2015
GRAPHIC DESIGN CONSULTANT, rbb Public Relations, Miami, Florida Develop pitches and presentations including strategy, informative graphics, typography, and accompanying layouts. Designed print-ready brochures. Refined and re-touched photos for publication and advertisement.

Character Artist/concept Artist

WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER Univision Network
Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
STORYBOARD/CHARACTER ARTIST/CONCEPT ARTIST, Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles, California Assembled visual reference material for the documentary, Fight Spirit Pride. Created conceptual sketches of early character development. Developed pre-visual Key Art. Introduced and cultivated finalized character design. Illustrated Storyboard and shooting boards. Established animation tone and styles for the film. January 2010-December 2012

Web Designer

Gisholt Shipping, Inc
Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
Weston, Florida Created and implemented all aspects of corporate identity and related collateral logo design, business cards, document letterheads, stationary, and signage. Developed pre-visual mock-ups of company's website. Built and launched final website design. Designed company advertisement for publication in local business magazines and marketing materials. Update website using HTML, Flash, and CSS.

Freelance Graphic Designer/storyboard

STORYBOARD/KEY ART
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ Coconut Grove, Florida Designed graphics for print of product packaging. Developed key art mock-ups for promotional materials and marketing campaigns, including; one-sheets, television spots, and commercial advertisement. Illustrated storyboards for TV commercials for such clients as Ford Motor Company. Devised traditional quick sketches and digital illustrations.

Character Artist/concept Artist

STORYBOARD
Jan 2008 - May 2008
CHARACTER ARTIST/CONCEPT ARTIST, Miami, Florida Assembled visual reference material for the sequel to the documentary, Cocaine Cowboys. Created conceptual sketch of early character development. Developed pre-visual Key Art. Introduced and cultivated finalized character design. Illustrated Storyboard and shooting boards. Established animation tone and styles for the film.

Education

Education

B.F.A

Ai Miami International University of Art & Design
2007