COMPUTER SKILLS Macintosh: InDesign CS6, Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, Microsoft Office for Mac Windows 8: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word QUALIFICATIONS • Over 15 years experience in graphic design, and product design. • Specialized in brand management/identity. • Experienced in print design, production, and pre-press. • Able to manage numerous projects in today's rapid paced environment. • Able to build and maintain long lasting business relationships. • Creative, team oriented, competitive, maintains high standards. • Over 17 years experience in Fine Arts (painting, sculpting). • Exceptional drawing/design abilities.

Work Samples

  • Logos

  • Magazine Ads

  • Commercial Illustration

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    Responsible for creating all printed collateral from invitations, brochures, invitations, signage to annual reports and more. In charge of brand identity management throughout entire organization. Other responsibilities include: communicating with printers to negotiate quotes and maintain quality control over all products (printed), in charge of website maintenance from updating to creating new graphics, copy and functions.

  • Sr. Designer

    Created and conceptualized new product developments for the retail market. Responsibilities included maintaining department, dealing directly with buyers to bring new product concepts to fruition, constantly being aware of the latest market trends, traveling to trade shows for new product development concepts, Creating new logos for product collections, created page layouts and covers for the advertising department.

  • Designer/Intern

    • J.O'Connor & Matthews, Inc.
    • Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • 1997 - 1997

    Assisted in logo creation, ads and packaging mock-ups, design layouts.

  • Designer/Intern

    Assisted in creating ready to use TV graphics.

  • Designer/Intern

    • Quantum Leap Graphics
    • Coral Gables, FL
    • 1995 - 1995

    Assisted in creating interactive graphics for multimedia CDs.

Education

  • Miami International University of Art and Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design and Fine Arts
    • 1995 - 1999

    Graduated with honors - Summa Cum Laude

Specialties

Awards

Ai Miami International University of Art & Design, First Place, “Best Painter Award,” 1998 Ai Miami International University of Art & Design, Second Place, “Best of Show,” 1996 Miami-Dade Police Safety, First Place, “Poster Contest,” - 1996 Ai Miami International University of Art & Design, First Place, “Best Poster Award,” 1996 Recipient of The...
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