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  • Abel Sanchez


    Chicago, IL

My name is Abel Sánchez, graduated from the design program of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where I double majored and received two degrees: Graphic Design and Photography.

Work Samples

  • Layout and Design

  • Logos


Work History

DESIGN AND RELATED EXPERIENCE: (2002-PRESENT) printing, graphic design, motion graphics, web design, photography and digital imaging, consulting services CLIENTS: Hansa Soccer Academy Inc. (2006—2013): Photographer and graphic designer for web page and print. Schwaben Soccer Academy Inc. (2008- 2013): Photographer and graphic designer for web page and print. Club 2506 (2008): Creative consultant on development of corporate identity. Revista Contra Tiempo (2006-2008) Art director, photographer and graphic designer of numbers 32-43: Responsible for the concept, graphic layout of the magazine, conceptualization, selection of photographs and illustration work. Overseeing the flow of editorial material, photography and design. Brownfield News (2002—2004): Hired as Designer and art director for redesign of maga- zine and internal media and collateral. Elegant Touch Staffing (2008—2009): Freelance commission to develop corporate identity and art direction and conceptualization of website. Estilo de Vida Today (2008—2009) Artistic Direction of project to design concepts that included corporate identity and designing a newspaper insert called Magic Michoacan: layout of the insert, conceptualization, selection of photographs and illustration work. Overseeing the flow of editorial material, photography and design. Fitz & Tallon LLC. (2008—2009) : Commissioner to develop companies logo. Hoton1salsa (2008—2009): Commissioner to develop corporate identity. Hoy Newspaper, Chicago (2008—2008) Responsible for the development of the magazinet "Hispanic Information Guide": Director of art and photography, design, grid creation, responsible for the concept and the graphic layout of the magazine, as well as involvement and conceptualization, photo selection editorials. Responsible for oversee- ing the flow of editorial material, photography and design. The Marketing Store Worldwide, (1998—2001): Westmont, Illinois, Started an internship in the industrial design and graphic design department, created three dimensions designs, page layouts designs and illustra- tions, file management, digital cameras and photography, Client included: Keebler,McDonald's, Nestle, Shell Petroleum. WEBMASTER ABILITIES AND RELATED EXPERIENCE: HTML, CSS, PHP, JAVASCRIPT, JQUOARY, JOOMLA: (Administration, installation), WORD PRESS: (Administration, installation), CMS2: (Administration, installation), Front end back end Configuration and installation of modules and components, interactive galleries, website development and customizing. BOTTOMLINE-SEWERANDDRAIN.COM HANSASOCCER.COM STACEEKALMANOVSKY.NET Responsible for the conceptualization and development of complete projects including corporate identity, art direction, design, photo shoots, supervision of art, photography and flow of website , installation and administration of control panel, installation of modules and components and interactive gallery. PHOTOGRAPHY: Working 35mm camera, medium format, 5x4 camera, digital cameras, darkroom(black and white and color). CREATIVE/DESIGN & CAPABILITIES Typography, logos, editorial design, layout, concept development, poster design, printing, digital image & management, systems design, information design, photography, art direction, photo shoots, photo retouching , illustration, inscription, silk-screen & screen printing. HABILITATES TECHNIQUES/CS6 Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash, Final Cut Pro, After affects, Final Cut Pro. PHOTO EXHIBITIONS: 1st Photo Click Collective Out door exhibit at Morelia, Mich, Mexico: 9.3.09 - 11.7.05 Participation in the event with two of my photographs Panelist and speaker in a roundtable discus- sion on “The Function of Photography.” Hot House, Chicago, 6.10.05 -11.7.05 (Semblance) Instituto Cervantes, Chicago, 5.8.05 - 3.9.05(Apparition) Pilsen’s Latino Art Walk 2006 (Primitive) Little Village Art Festival 2008 (Primitive) LANGUAGES: Spanish & English:


University of Illinois at Chicago