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  • Rjay Juarez

    Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator

    South San Francisco, CA

I have done freelance graphic design experience for nonprofits, local government, schools and independent business owners. I have strong illustration skills and very adept in knowing what pops with a good eye for color, design and typography!

Work Samples

  • Graphic Design Portfolio

Work History

QUALIFICATIONS • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Flash and MailChimp for web design and email marketing • Reliable, flexible, organized, detail oriented, deadline driven, creative and able to work independently and with a team • Excellent conceptualization, illustration, verbal and written communication skills EXPERIENCE Freelance Graphic Designer January 2009 – Present • Created business cards, Home Loan Application forms and stationary for Inflowtech Document Management Services • Designed digital banners, web pages and fliers for the City Eats Dining Center of San Francisco State University under Chartwells Catering with Illustrator • Produced print and web banners, static clings and table talkers for the BondRewards Program implemented by Lealta Media where students make online purchases through popular retail brands to earn money that will be donated to their school • Created an animated and visually informative Powerpoint presentation for Robert Half International to introduce interns into the 2011 Summer Internship Program • Responsible for designing a one-page factsheet that features current facts and figures measuring the performance of local nonprofits for Thrive Alliance of San Mateo County • Designed posters and flyers for events held at the College of San Mateo and Skyline College (i.e. book readings, Jazz concerts, etc.) with Illustrator  Contract Graphic Designer Able Services, San Francisco, CA May – August 2016 • Developed brochures, digital banners, reports and infographics for Able Services that describes all their janitorial, engineering and building management services to residential and commercial office buildings across the United States • Assisted the Social Media Marketing Manager in creating presentations outlining Able’s accomplishments in customer service (i.e. building upgrades, renovations and refurbishing) Graphics Intern San Mateo County Planning and Building Department, Redwood City, CA March 2015 – February 2016 • Designed planning guidelines, PowerPoint presentation slides, flyers and forms used by the County of San Mateo Planning and Building Department • Assisted with the City Planners in the digital archiving of parcel maps, aerials, site plans and property maps of San Mateo County • Responsible for following the branding requirements of the County of San Mateo Temporary PowerPoint Specialist Riverbed Technologies San Francisco, CA October 2014 - January 2015 • Assisted the Marketing team in updating the templates and PowerPoint master slides to promote Riverbed Technologies as the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure • Created and updated signage, digital banners and display banners for the 2014 Riverbed Force Convention in San Jose, California • Responsible for following branding guidelines to maintain the Riverbed branding Graphic Design Intern Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services Burlingame, CA April – September 2013 • Designed print-ready and interactive PDF flyers of commercial office buildings, retail spaces and warehouses to be leased to prospects all over the San Francisco Bay Area • Created and delivered e-mail blasts announcing properties up for sale complete with relevant site plans, graphs, rendered photographs and custom maps • Updated and fine-tuned the templates of property listing flyers, mailers, email blasts, postcards, sell sheets, brochures, presentations and invitations while adhering to the branding guidelines of Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services Graphic Designer Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Half Moon Bay, CA October 2011 – September 2012  • Assisted the Sales and Events Manager to design weekly menu specials, beer release flyers, table talkers and posters for venues following the company’s branding guidelines • Updated monthly calendars that featured live bands, beer pairing events, speaking engagements, Happy Hours and Entrée Specials  • Created weekly email marketing newsletters via MailChimp • Compiled images, company logos and graphics into their main server resource library


  • College of San Mateo

    • Certificate of Achievement Graphics
    • 2008 - 2010
  • San Francisco State University

    • Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies
    • 2001 - 2006



Member of Thrive: The Alliance for Non-Profits of San Mateo County


League of California Cities Sacramento, CA Winner of the 2011 California Cities Annual Conference & Expo Logo Contest