I’m a designer with ten years of experience in print and web design. I’m passionate about meaningful, evocative and beautiful visual communication. TESTIMONIALS: “You’re a fucking genius. These are wonderful, and with a really great variation—which will certainly please [publisher and author].”—Jeff Clark / Book Designer, Quemadura. “It looks so beautiful!… Thank you for creating a professional and attractive online presence for me. It’s working!!!”—Christine M. Tracy / Author. “I love them! Great work. Really, so good. Thanks!” [Also…] “People all over campus have commented on how much they like your posters.”—Catherine Taylor / Associate Professor, Ithaca College / Author “I believe Raúl perfectly combines artistic creativity with professionalism. I attribute a large part of Make Goals Not War’s international success to his creative vision.”—Matias Margulis / Director, Make Goals Not War “Working closely with Raúl, I appreciated the depth and commitment behind his designs and graphic production. He is also an incredibly talented designer.”—Donald Harrison / Executive Director, Ann Arbor Film Festival “I especially admire how capable Raúl is of working on a quick project and having it look amazing, as well as how when time permits, he devotes a great deal of research, thought and experimentation to produce some real mind-blowing work.”—Pete Garner / Marketing Manager, Zingerman’s
Print and Web design / Wordpress theme customization / book covers / posters / illustrations
Taught a week-long youth workshop (ages 8–14). The course focused on music visualization as an introduction to basic elements of graphic design.
While completing my MFA at UIC, I taught an introductory Graphic Design course to first year undergraduate students.
Worked as a visual designer, and as part of a team, in large and small interactive projects.
Worked as design contractor during the spring of 2010 and the summer of 2011.
Taught an introductory Graphic Design course, as well as a course on Adobe Illustrator.
Print and web designer. Designed and hand-coded websites using XHTM/CSS. Was Responsible for conceptualization, design direction and production of a wide variety of projects, ranging from newsletters and catalogs to packaging and illustration. Prepared graphics for print. Worked directly with printers.
Designed the organization’s logo and the promotional material for the 45th and the 46th festivals.
Took courses on Web Technology