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EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design (AUG 2008) Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, GA Associates of Arts, Graphic Design / Commercial Arts (SEP2005) Miami-Dade College (MDC), Miami, FL EMPLOYMENT/ EXPERIENCE PRESENT Freelance Graphic Design, The Ty Group, Miami, FL DEC. 2008-AUG. 2009 Graphic Designer, Mike's Cigars Distributors Inc, Bay Harbor, FL Produce ad campaign strategies and design concepts for a variety of products. Prepare designs for photo shoots. NOV. 2008–DEC 2008 Freelance graphic design, The O Property Collection Inc, Miami, FL Designed of their corporate identity for the project "Dellis Cay Experience". AUG. 2007-SEP. 2007 Graphic Designer Intern, Rabinovici & Associates, Miami, FL Performed miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Produced technical illustrations for presentations and publication. Created electronically-designed page layouts in InDesign for web. JUN. 2004-SEP. 2006 Graphic Designer / Photographer, (MDC), Kendall Campus, Miami, FL Researched, gathered materials, and prepared presentations. Responsible for new design ideas and creations. Prepared visual presentations in Microsoft Windows Power Point. Also. served as photographer for special events. SEP. 2005-NOV. 2005 Designer / Creative Editor Volunteer, MDCâ€™s Student Magazine, Miambiance, Kendall campus, Miami,FL Created layouts and illustrations for editorial spreads. Organized editorial spreads and departments. Contributed to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Obtained approval of concept and submitted rough layout for final approval. FEB. 2002-DEC. 2003 Layout Editor Volunteer, MDCâ€™s Student Newspaper, Metropolis, Wolfson Campus, Miami, FL Planed concept by studying information and materials. Illustrated concepts and rough layouts of art and copy. Refined typography and layout, and related aesthetic concepts. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS -Design Skills- Layout, editorial design & publication Logo development, corporate identity & branding Promotion & advertising campaign 3-D & Package design Pre-Press & Production -Software Skills- Experienced in Adobe CS3 Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign & QuarkXPress Familiar with Macromedia Dreamweaver & Fireworks -Fine Art Skills- Oil painting, acrylic, watercolor & Charcoal -Languages- Fluent in English & Spanish AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS -Selected to represent top design students from SCAD for Adobe Systems 2008 CS4 marketing material, AUG 2008 -Graduated with honors (Magna Cum Laude) B.F.A.,SCAD, AUG 2008 -The National Dean's List, (SCAD), Fall 2006â€“Spring 2008 -Combined Honors Scholarship, (SCAD), 2006â€“2008 -The National Dean's List, (MDC), MAR 2003â€“2005 -Florida Community College Press Association Awards (FCCPA): MDC's Miambiance Magazine Vol. XV -First place, Individual Awards, cover design, FCCPA, NOV 2006 -Third place, Individual Awards, best magazine design, FCCPA, NOV 2006 -First place, Excellence Awards (best Design, best Table of Contents, & best Staff Page), FCCPA, 2005 -Received Inner Circle of Excellence (given to those receiving three or more awards), FCCPA, 2005 -Graduated with honors (Associates in Art), MDC, 2003â€“2005 -The National Scholar Honor Society, Fall 2005 -Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society Member), Fall 2004 Education Video - http://www.adobe.com/education/products/creativesuite/customers/hed/ savannah-college/ SCAD Success Story - http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/showcase/index.cfm?event= casestudydetail&casestudyid=529858&loc=en_us References available on request.
Savannah College of Art and Design