An experienced GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ARTWORKER, looking for great opportunities in a multinational ad agencies in Europe, United States and Dubai. I'm offering my creativity, loyalty and honesty. Ready to relocate anytime.
Lowe Inc. Final Artworks
Cayman Islands Artworks
Digital Photo Retouchings
FRANCISCO A. ROMULO JR. SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER | DIGITAL IMAGING | SENIOR ARTWORKER Contact Nos: +974 66751289 Qatar Address: Al Mansoura, Doha, Qatar Date of Birth: 23, May 1970 Marital Status: Married Email Address: Jessier052370@yahoo.com Online Portfolio: http://www.coroflot.com/jessie0523 __________________________________________________________________________ OBJECTIVES: To join in a progressive company that challenges my skills where I can ensure professional growth by contributing my best towards the organisations objectives and goals. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Experienced, organised, hardworking, enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated, proactive, creative thinker, sense of humour, innovative and a team player. SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY: Advanced: Adobe Creative Suite CC 2014 (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator) RELEVANT STRENGTHS AND SKILLS: Logo Design/Branding Layout designs Packaging/Labels Photographic image manipulation and retouching Proficient across all Apple Mac and PC operating systems Can handle multiple projects without sacrificing quality or deadlines Highly knowledgeable in the colour separation process and printing techniques Can handle client needs and responds to them quickly as possible Typing skills of 50wpm EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 1988 - 1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Advertising) Manuel S Enverga University, Lucena City 1986 – 1987 Computer Programming / Data Entry UCPC (United Computer Programming Centre, Lucena City 1982 - 1986 Secondary Diploma Plaridel Memorial High School, Plaridel Quezon 1976 – 1982 Primary Diploma Plaridel Central School, Plaridel Quezon SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED: 2007 - Macromedia Flash Professional 8 / Dreamweaver 8 2007 - ADOBE Production ROADSHOW - ADOBE GOLIVE (PCCI Makati City) Sept. 2001 2005/06 - Color Management/Pre-press -Graphic Expo , Color Management/Pre-Press – GRAPHIC EXPO 2005/06 2001, Adobe Golive, PCCI Makati PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES: April 2013 - Present | 60 Degrees Communications - Doha, Qatar Graphic Designer/Finaliser under creative team, to create and finalise approved designs, visualization, press ads adaptation, resize, mockup designs for box, labels, packaging, print ready artwork for press production. Key Clients: HDC Group, Kulluna, Hamad Medical, Jaidah Group, Ahli Bank, Dimdex, Maersk and Chevrolet. March 2012 – March 2013 | SKY HIGH ADVERTISING – Dubai, UAE Hired as Graphic Designer/Finalizer to do designs for print, event materials, collaterals that is ready for production incase it will be approved by client. Key Clients:Pfizer, Sanofi Aventis, Novartis etc. July 2011 – Sept 2011 | FREELANCE Graphic Designer / Finaliser / Digital Imaging Artist On call Graphic Designer to support the production and creative teams on the design and final artworks of various printed materials such as merchandising, POPs, billboards, magazines, calendars, production catalogues, labels, new business pitches/presentations, etc. Accepts one on one and group tutorial for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Freehand, QuarkExpress. Key Clients/Agencies: (Grupo Sorbetero advertising, Lowe Inc. Manila, Publicis Manila). Aug 2010 – June 2011 | Le Meridien Al Aqah Hotel and Resort - Fujairah, UAE Reporting directly to PR Director. I was hired as In-House Graphic Designer to create designs, finalize artwork ready for production, liase with suppliers to discuss job details, such as restaurant menus, online brand templates, merchandising collaterals, event posters, print ads, nametags, signages, lamp post, and some other printed requirements for the hotel, mostly in F&B and Sales Department. Dec 2006 – July 2010 | FREELANCE Graphic Designer / Finaliser / Digital Imaging Artist On call Graphic Designer to support the production and creative teams on the design and final artworks of various printed materials such as merchandising, POPs, billboards, magazines, calendars, production catalogues, labels, new business pitches/presentations, etc. | Accepting one on one and group tutorial for Adobe CS5 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Freehand, QuarkExpress. Key Clients/Agencies: (Grupo Sorbetero advertising, Lowe Inc. Manila, Publicis Manila). July 2005 – Dec 2006 | Elite Visual Advertising, Cayman Islands, BWI Graphic Designer / Production Artist / Photographer - Conceptualizing and executing designs for a teens/kids quarterly magazine inclusive of print promotions for photography of the talent & taking briefs from walk-in clients. Jan 1999 – June 2005 | Paradigm Production & Design, Makati City Philippines Production Group Head / Graphic Artist / Designer - Supervise a team of Graphic Artists supporting the Art Directors/Designers in approved artwork for print production/digital pre-press requirements; including digital retouching, manipulation of images, color adjustments, layouts, etc. Reporting to Creative Director and Production Manager. Oct 1996 - Sept 1998 | Tihama Al-Mona Int’l (JWT Jeddah KSA) Graphic Artist / Designer - Design and layout of print ads and merchandising materials based upon the clients directions. Finalization of all graphic requirements prior to color separation before sending to printers for final production. May 1994 – Sept 1996 | Ace Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, Makati City Philippines Computer Layout Artist / Visualiser - Creating design, layouts and logos instructed by the art director using thumbs and sketches. Searching images appropriate in the concept and layout. Sept 1991 – Feb 1994 | NY Graphics Inc. Makati City Philippines Graphic Artist - Creating forms, calling cards, letterheads, notebook designs, annual reports, print ads and other printed materials. I’m also operating the color separation unit for ripping to develop films and bromide for output.