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Shingle Springs, CA
I am a Graphic Designer and Photographer in Shingle Springs, California. I have been a Graphic Designer for more than 8 years now and most recently was the Production Coordinator and one of two Graphic Designers for 2 magazines. Over the past four and a half years I gained valuable experience managing the production of these 2 magazines simultaneously as well as designing one of the magazines on my own.
Graphic Design Portfolio
To put my extensive Graphic Design skills as well as management experience to work for a growing company that offers room for advancement.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• 8+ years experience in Graphic Design using Adobe CS2 and currently CS5(PC)
• 4.5 years Production Coordinator & Graphic Designer (2 Magazines simultaneously)
• 6 years Professional Photography experience
(Portraits, Weddings, Sports, Commercial, Events, HDR)
• Studio Lighting Techniques
• Web Design using Adobe CS5 and Frontpage
• 10 years Microsoft Office
• 10 years Admin experience
H.S., General - (May 1992)
De La Salle High School, Concord, CA.
GPA: 3.0 Completed my studies while competing in 3 sports
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
CSUS, Sacramento, CA
Web Design New Media
Academy of Art San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
• Graphic Designer/ Production Coordinator/ Customer Service –
May 2006 to August 2010
James Danekas & Associates, Inc., Sacramento, CA.
- Publisher/ Pure Bred Cattle Sale Manager
- Publishes Western Cowman Magazine & Angus, The Magazine
- Publishes all catalogs for managed sales
- Production Coordinator
- Graphic Designer
- The art department designed 80 to 90% of the ads in the magazines
• Graphic Designer/ Photographer/ Owner
June 2003 to Present (Consultant)
Steve Martinez Photography & Design, Shingle Springs, CA.
- Logo Design & Branding
- Web & Print Advertising
- Press Kits
- CD/DVD Design
- DVD editing & production
- Invitations & Flyers
- Portrait, Wedding, Sports, Event, Commercial, Stock & HDR
• Graphic Designer/ Sports Photographer/ Customer Service –
November 2005 to February 2008 (Part Time/Consultant)
CSS Photo Design (www.cssphotodesign.com) , Sacramento, CA.
- Event Photography/ Sports Photography
- Road Manager
Academy of Art University