Joel Rodriguez

Joel Rodriguez

Work History

Work History

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

TopGun Fashion

web intern:

taking pictures of products for web

scaling images to different formats

editing photos

using social media to adverise

creating email posters with hyperlink to webpage

Mar 2009 - May 2009

intern

ABG(Advanced Business Group) Print

Calibrated all printing machines

Took daily meter readings

Updated billing sheets

Delivered final products to clients

wire binding/ perfect binding books, auto punchong and cropping jobs

Ensured logos and graphics are correct, solid, and sharp

collaborated with Marketing team

Discuss corporate material with team for website

Jul 2008 - Apr 2009

advertising intern/ administrative assistant

1-800 Mattress Warehouse

Advertising Intern:

Distributed surveys and flyers

Editinf of items for the company webstite

Developed slogans and promotional ideas for the company

Used social network as promotional tools

Administrative Assistant:

Cancelled and approved orders

Faxing invoices

data entry of delivery updates

Heavy use of the phone/ incoming

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Medical Office Assistant

North Shore hospital

Medical Office Assistant

Providing Administrative supports to Deptment of medicine

Telephone reception, customer service and relations

Filing, data entry, word processing and typing

distributing/ sorting and xeroxing

delivering paychecks to doctors

Office equipment operations and compiling large legal documents

Education

Education

Associate Degree

New York City College of Technology

The AAS degree program in art and advertising design provides students with a solid foundation in theory and current practices of the advertising design industry and a core of liberal arts and science courses. Students are offered a broad range of foundation courses — from life drawing, design and color, painting, typography, photogra- phy and design studio procedures to advanced courses including com- puter graphics, advertising, illustration, web design, packaging design and an advertising design internship. The program prepares students for successful entry into the advertising design profession with broad knowledge of the industry, a solid foundation in liberal arts and sci- ences and a well-rounded portfolio.

Aug 2010 - Present

Bachelors degree

New York City College of Technology

In the bachelor’s program, a choice ofcareer tracks allows students to specialize in either advertising design, graphic design or web design and explore the multi-faceted world of communication design. Advanced electives available to students in all three tracks will encourage them to investigate topics in advertising, graphic design, packaging design and typography.

Students may further develop their design and communication skills by taking electives including desktop publication design, digital video, 2-D and 3-D animation, multimedia, photography, speech, business management and advertising production management. A core of advanced design courses will prepare students to meet the challenges of the profession: senior project, portfolio, the design team and an internship. The department also continually modifies its curriculum to reflect current practices in the profession by offering new and experimental courses in the latest technical advances, including web design and animation.

BTech graduates should expect rapid progress from entry-level positions to managerial positions in such job classifications as assistant art director to art director, assistant creative director to creative director, junior designer to senior designer and design studio assistant to design manager, to name a few progressions.

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

Designer

  Bilingual (Eng/Span) Ability to work under pressure and multitask Good Interpersonal skills and teamwork  Positive and professional in the work place Thoroughness, accuracy and attention to detail Proficiency in Internet Research, Final Cut Pro, MS Word, Photoshop CS4, Indesign CS4, Illustrator CS4, Quark 7, Dream Weaver, Flash & Excel