My ability lies in finding new ways of handling everyday objects by elegantly applying ergonomics; adding excitement, value and convenience into products,and creating unique and meaningful innovation. I have specially strong & versatile sketching skills in different subject matter,from hard line product ideation in a wide variety of product categories,to realistic animal & human life drawing,whimsical/cartoony character creation for logos,floral,seasonal,tabletop or toy applications.

Work Samples

  • Packaging concepts

  • Hand Held Products

  • Chair Concepts

Work History

  • Free Lance Product & Graphic Designer

    • Conceived compelling company logos

    appealing product brochures, web site graphics, business cards and promotional concepts introducing new products and services in the US and Latin America for various businesses and organizations: Volio Coffee (Costa Rica), UAC Cargo Lines (Venezuela), Hope International (US), etc. * Proposed a new garment concept collaboration with Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, for babies diagnosed with Spina Bifida. * Obtained a provisional patent for an ergonomic drink ware concept and currently developing new design clients while pursuing exclusive marketing and licensing for self-conceived product ideas in cookware, serve ware, hair care, furniture, home electric appliances, drink ware and toys. * Entered six design competitions in the past three years including the International Housewares Association

  • highly versatile in-house consultant

    • Surtirlat Corporation
    • Miami Lakes, FL

    product categories applying trend research. Assisted with graphics format and presentation of the mail-order catalog and developed new product themes colors artwork specifications mock-ups and touch-ups. Communicated effectively with Orient manufacturers for accurate design intent and prototype refinement resulting in many self-driven items featured and successfully sold the following areas * Home furnishings * Housewares * Tabletop * Garden decor Packaging Graphics * Toys * Gift ware * Luggage * Apparel Graphics * Stationery * Pet products Mexico City &

  • Interior/Exterior Architectural Designer

    • Best Western International Inc.
    • Phoenix, AZ

    * Acted as design consultant/plan reviewer for applicant and member properties of the world's largest hotel chain helping to establish the first design department for the headquarters of Best Western Hotels. * Executed exterior architectural designs improving appearance of dated, unattractive hotels. * Elaborated interior designs to enhance the privacy and space in guest rooms and public areas, including submission of furniture, fixtures and equipment, colors and fabric specifications.

  • LLC-Miramar

    • LTD Commodities

    Student Competition and won two as listed below.

Specialties

Affiliations

I.D.S.A. student member

Awards

•B.S. degree,Magna Cum Laude distinction,2008 •Scholarship award,Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale,2006 •Drinkware project selected for publication on Killed Ideas Vol.I & killedideas.com .

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