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Other than being creative, i believe that resourcefulness and versatility are some of the important keys in being a good designer. I specialize mostly in packaging/label design, but I love working on other projects as well. Facing new design challenges give me the opportunity to enhance my flexibility and keep my mind fresh and constantly aware of new design trends and concepts.
Various Design Projects
Objective Work in a diverse, creative and inspiring environment that will challenge and enhance my design and graphic skills along with broadening my perspective on design styles and trends. Work Experience April 2009 to Present Freelance Graphic Designer / Industrial Designer Projects include packaging design, box structures, corporate identity, web design and various graphic layouts. Freelance Modern Miniaturist who creates her own line of modern miniatures in 1:6 scale. Feb 2004 to Mar 2009 -Senior Designer for the Philippine Packaging Research and Development Center under the Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology. Developed brand identity, labels and packaging designs for small and medium entrepreneurs of the Philippines. Also created brochures, posters, banners, other promotional materials and exhibit systems for the agency. -Has done various freelance exhibit and product design and consultancy projects for other government agencies and private companies. Education University of the Philippines – Diliman Campus Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design - Attended School Year 1999-2003 Received ‘Award of Excellence’ (Best Thesis) on Product Design Became a Pitoy Moreno Scholarship Awardee during junior year Design Trainings -Graphic and Packaging Design Training sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). 2007. Osaka, Japan. -Conducted and facilitated training for promising packaging designers in the Philippines. -Attended various packaging and labeling seminars conducted by Philippine Government Agencies namely The Department of Science and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippine Trade and Training Centre. Skills - Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator - Working knowledge with Adobe Indesign and Corel Graphics - Familiar with the operation of Zund Box Maker and Cutter for rapid prototyping of boxes. - Experienced in Manual prototyping, 3D Modeling/Scale Model Making, and Miniature Sculpture. - Skilled with Product Photography and Food Styling - Familiar with Designing and Implementing Display and Exhibit Systems and Point of Purchases. - Can work in both Mac and PC platforms. *Full Resume available upon request*
University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, Diliman