Applying as a GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ARTWORKER. I’m an Apple Mac User expertise in Adobe softwares (Ilustrator, photoshop, indesign, freehand, quarkxpress, pagemaker, flash, dreamweaver)
Ready for relocation anytime anywhere in the WORLD!
FRANCISCO A. ROMULO JR.
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER | DIGITAL IMAGING | SENIOR ARTWORKER
Contact Nos +632 928 624 6905
Manila Address 4714 Arellano St., Brgy Palanan, Makati City
Date of Birth 23, May 1970
Marital Status Married
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 organization’s objectives and goals.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Experienced, organized, hardworking, enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated, proactive, creative thinker, sense of humour, innovative, a team player.
Advanced Photoshop (CS4/5)
Macromedia Freehand Mix
Basic Flash (CS4/5)
RELEVANT STRENGTHS AND SKILLS:
Layout and Designs
Packaging FA specialist
Photographic image manipulation and retouching
Photography and a strong knowledge of digital effects
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
Knows how to handle client needs and responds to them quickly as possible
Typing skills of 50wpm
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
Sept 2011 – Present
FREELANCE Graphic Designer / Final Artworker / DI Artist / Software Tutor
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 2011 – Sept 2011 | Mandate International Advertising – Singapore, Singapore
Digital Imaging Artist / FA
Hired as Digital Artist / FA to do the final artworks of approved designs from clients. Responsible for the digital imaging and retouching of High Resolution images ready for printing production and adaptation. Create mock-ups of the design for client presentation
Aug 2010 – Aug 2011 | Le Meridien Al Aqah Hotel and Resort - Fujairah, UAE
Senior Graphic Designer / Photographer
Reporting directly to PR Director. I was hired 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 Designer / Final Artworker / DI Artist
On call 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.
Key Clients/Agencies: (Lowe Inc., Leo Burnett, Dentsu Phils., Aspac/Law Phils., Y&R worldwide, 141 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.
April 1991 – Feb 1994 | NY Graphics Inc. Makati City Philippines
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 and developing films and bromide for output.