I love to work on attention-grabbing, conceptual and visually appealing projects, where I can prove my ability to create an excellent packaging, identity, logo, product identity and stationery. I strive for the best when working independently or in a team setting. Specializing in art / culture / beauty cosmetics / tween stationery Fluent in Portuguese / Spanish Specialties: Proficiency in Adobe CS- InDesign / Photoshop / Illustrator / Microsoft Office Intermediate Flash and Coral Draw

Work Samples

  • Printed School Work

Work History

Education 5/2008 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark Major: Bachelor of Arts Concentration Graphic Design Design Internship 6/18/2007-8/10/2007 The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey Exhibition Department Developed signage for up coming shows or activists Awards 11/10/2007 Design Derby Arts Directions Club of New Jersey Designed a logo, tagline, business card, and stationary with envelope for a program called Special Angels. Special Angels is an organization that helps children with special needs, including autism. Honorable Mention Design Experience 9/2014-Present Jacky and Lauren, NYC, New York Senior Designer Design adult and children’s packaging from conception to final production in bath and body. 9/2012-8/2014 Accessory Zone, LLC., NYC, New York Package Designer / Licensee Responsibilities include: •Lead tween designer with depth knowledge of creating children’s package design from conception to final production in bath and body products and stationery in generic or license art for all seasons. •Design adult cosmetic packages Licensee Full responsibility in working directly with licensor, Cop Corp, by using their license Pink Cookie and sending them over artwork and understanding what is needed from us until final approval. 2/2010-8/2014 Accessory Zone, LLC., NYC, New York Graphic Designer / Production Artist Responsibilities include: •Package Design bath and body products: create deluxe bath & body sets for adult and tween lines in generic and licenses such as: My Little Pony, Littlest Pet Shop, Pink Cookie and XOXO. •Approve samples as they came from China •Mock up samples to size to make sure colors and proportion is correct •Update art •Stationary: Created full back-to-school stationery program for Star Wars, Scooby Doo, Batman licenses and generic lines that included: folders, pencils, markers, notebooks and etc. •Responsible to make technical aspects of the file (digital mock ups) are in order. Displayed correctly, size, specific colors and all packaging information such as: descriptions and ingredients are correct. 3/2009 - 6/2009 The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey Graphic Design Teacher (Junior Museum, Contract) Helping students discover their secret star identity. By creating their own professional photo shoot that will then be transfer to creating their own poster design. 11/2008 - 1/2009 Narciso's Printing, Newark, New Jersey Graphic Designer Learned how to work with Coral Draw Worked directly with clients to establish an understanding of what they’re looking for. Designed banners, booklets, business cards, flyers, logos and stationery. Computer Skills Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator, Flash, Coral Draw; Microsoft Office Foreign Language Trilingual: English, Portuguese and Spanish Other Experience 6/2008 The Arts Council of Princeton Paul Robeson Center for Arts Designed labels for their Neighborhood Portrait and Return Home Foreign Language Trilingual: English, Portuguese and Spanish

Education

  • Rutgers University

    • Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design
    • 2005 - 2008

Specialties

Awards

11/10/2007 Design Derby Arts Directions Club of New Jersey

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