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Work experience

2005Present

Freelance Graphic Designer

Self Employed

Currently working on a number of different projects for various organizations, including:

  • logo design
  • print, and broadcast presentation graphics
  • newsletter and other publication materials
Jan 2009Present

Full-Time faculty

Art Institute Raleigh-Durham

Currently teaching in the Graphic Design and Web Programs. Classes taught include, Image manipulation,Digital Illustration, Design Layout and Video and Audio.

19972005

Senior Broadcast Designer

PBS/WPBT Channel 2

Effectively translated subject matter into concrete design for local, statewide and national television broadcast. Created design theme and animated graphics for the Nightly Business Report, New Florida news magazine show, Science and Nature HD channel and company wide initiatives. Worked closely with numerous clients to achieve vision, conceptualize designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements.

19921997

Broadcast Designer

Univision Network

Created station broadcast packaging, including over the shoulder graphics for national news and sports, promos, ids and various show opens. Spearheaded the integration of concept and design into numerous projects. 

Skills

Hi End Broadcast Software/Hardware
Autodesk Flint/Flame Quantel Paintbox Express Quantel Hal Media 100 Editing System
Microsoft Office Suite
Word  Excel Power Point
Quark XPress
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop Illustrator In Design

Education

20032005

Master of Science

Master's Thesis:

VISUAL/MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR

The Human Adventure, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, March 2005 - October 2005

Managed all visual, promotional and budgetary aspects of a full-scale theatre production from concept through completion. Duties included creating animations for on stage projection, designing all promotional print work and coordinating volunteer artists for participation in the production and post show art exhibit. Additional info can be found at: www.thehumanadventure.org

PRINT DESIGN

Qualifications Profile

Bi-lingual graphic designer with extensive project planning and development experience in multimedia design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; team player with well developed written and communication abilities. Accustomed to performing in a deadline-driven environment with an emphasis on working within budget requirements. 

CREATIVE EXPERIENCE IN:

BROADCAST

  • Show opens/image
  • News graphics
  • Sports graphics
  • Station image
  • Commercial spots

PRINT

  • Logo design
  • Media kits/programs
  • Brochures
  • Promotional flyers/postcards
  • Invitations

MULTIMEDIA

  • Presentation graphics
  • Theatre projection animations
  • Web graphics and layout

Accomplishments

  • Completed and passed Praxis II exam in Art: Content Knowledge and Art Making (November 2007).
  • Collaborated in a television production career-shadowing program for inner city middle school students (2004).
  • Developed a pilot summer camp program (ages 5-12) for South Florida PBS affiliate WPBT Channel 2. Created and implemented age specific curriculum and instruction on the basics of kid’s television programming and production (2003).
  • Nominated for an Emmy in 2000 for achievement in Graphic Design by NATAS.