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Graduated from the Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale in June 2004 with a Bachelor in Science of Graphic Design. Member of Dean's List. Worked as Graphic Designer in New York, Barcelona, Ft. Lauderdale and as Art Director in Miami and Boca Raton. I have nine years of professional experience and I am bilingual (english-spanish).
Real Estate Marketing
Joaquin Ortiz / Art Director / Marketing Coordinator
1200 Brickell Bay Dr 2621
Miami, FL 33131
10/01 – 06/06 / Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale / Fort Lauderdale, FL
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
08/98 – 05/00 / Inter American University of Puerto Rico / San German, P.R.
School of Architecture
09/11 – Present / Isaco International / Miami, FL
Graphic Designer / Hosiery Art Department / Supervisor: Donna Signs, VP of Merchandising
-Creation of packaging, POP displays, technical renderings and fashion line presentations.
-Textile pattern design for men's hosiery and sleep wear for Perry Ellis and other private labels.
-Assist marketing director with packaging and POP display development for tradeshows and presentations.
03/09 – 06/10 / Autobrennt / New York, NY
Art Director / Booking and Events Management / Supervisor: Sigfrid Bobrek, President
-Worked closely with promoters to create marketing pieces such as web banners, newsletters and flyers.
-In charge of website update and upload.
05/07 – 09/08 / Pointe Development Companies / Miami, FL
Marketing Coordinator / Real Estate managing firm / Supervisor: Maurice Egozi, President
-Worked closely with brokers and leasing agents to strategically market properties.
-Directed all projects, communicated with clients, and conducted real estate research.
-In charge of website design, update and upload.
-Prepared and distributed weekly meeting agendas and reports.
05/06 – 05/07 / Indika Design / Miami, FL
Art Director / Design Agency / Supervisor: Alain Castoriano, Creative Director
-Provided direction for corporate image & advertising campaigns for clients such as: Adrenaline TV and Ed Hardy Fragrances.
-Art directed two bi-monthly publications: Extremo Surf and What A Duck!
-Directed other projects that included interactive kiosks as well as tradeshow graphics.
11/04 – 05/06 / Stellar Concepts & Design / Ft Lauderdale, FL
Graphic Designer / Publicity and Design Agency / Supervisor: Vaughan Lazar, Vice President
-Provided quick designs for marketing campaigns including flyers, brochures and direct mailing.
-Collaborated closely with clients and designers making sure deadlines were met.
Skills and Interests
Proficiency in: Adobe Creative Suite / Microsoft Office / Mac-PC Platform
Interests: Design, print, architecture, travel.
Language skills: Native Spanish, fluent English.
Special skills: Digital photography, illustration, visual displaying.
Member: Assoc. Member, American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA); Miami, FL.
Art Institutes International
Artwork featured in News Times Newspaper and What a Duck! Magazine.