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Freelance - Graphic Artist / Silk Screener
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
From the mind.....to the page.....to the world that is my canvas. Whatever it takes to get the job done and eager to continue pursuing my passions in the world of professional visual communication. My hunger for immersing myself into new wonders and my love for design / art has helped me to be competitive in the ever so changing culture we call ART........
OBJECTIVE Seeking a position (full time) in a company or assisting clients, where I can utilize my graphical / technical / office skills. I am confident that my combination of practical work experience and solid educational experience has prepared me for making an immediate contribution. I understand the level of professionalism and communication required for long-term success in a graphical / technical / office position. COMPUTER SKILLS (Adobe Creative Suite) Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Corel Draw X4 - X7, Roland Vinyl Plotter, Roland Versaworks, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas Studio, iMovie, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, AX, Environmental Chamber Controllers for programming - Watlow Controllers (F4, Limit 96, Limit 97), Chromalox (2104, 2030), Miciristar, Envirotronics (7200), Fluke (Hydra Logger), Honeywell Chart Recorders, EMPLOYMENT Graphic Artist A Sign Factory - February 2016 to March 2016 (Bakersfield, CA.) Signage Design - Monument Signs, Cloud Signs, Yard Signs, Posters and Banners Promotional Advertisment - Business cards, Tri-Fold Brochures, Flyers, T-Shirt Designs, Business Logos, Stickers and Decals (windows and vehicles). Placed orders and collaborate with clients one on one, on the phone or through e-mails on a daily basis, to gather all info/ideas to create or re-create a design for business or personal use. Silk Screening 2010 - Present . T-Shirt Designs - Dirty Dogs (rock band), G.G. Apparel, Kids for Arts Program, AYSO Kids Soccer Team (Red Dragons), Personal Clothing Designs, MLS Softball Jerseys (Teams: The Flashbacks and Shake N Bake), St. Matthias School (Grad Sweaters and Cheer Competition T-Shirts) Woodlawn Elementary (Grad T-Shirts, Rain Ponchos, Coaches Jackets, Cafeteria Aprons and Visors), Mymainmanpat.com (Exclusive limited edition shirt designs sold across the country for 1 week only). Freelance Graphic Artist Work 2003 - Present (B.S. Degree in Visual Communications 2007) . Logo Designs - Local rock bands (3DC, Dirty Dogs, Long Neck Goose), 805 Filmworks, MLS Softball Team Logos (Shake n Bake, Flashbacks, Los Chiles Calientes). . Business Cards - Jr’s Auto Detailing, D.J. More Music, Qualia Web, Showdown Kennels, Toyito's Restaurant, Fashion City Apparel, 805 Filmworks. . Flyer Designs - Dirty Dogs, 3DC (rock bands), Qualia Web. . Poster Designs - 805 Filmworks Independent Films (Rosarito - Short Film) and (Los Garcia’s Boxing Family - Documentary) Event Specialist & Brand Ambassador Advanced Sales & Marketing - September 2015 to February 2016 (Bakersfield, CA.) Meeting with members of the public at an event, the marketing event specialist has the opportunity to develop one-to-one relationships with consumers, convincing them of the merits of the product. Advise other event marketing team members through the construction and development of marketing booths, and evaluate the effectiveness of their campaigns. Environmental Associates Environmental Technician 2014 - Jan. 2015 (Santa Ana, CA) . Test Setups & photograph customer aerospace products in test chambers for all customer testing that will be included on final report. . Knowledge of Military Standards (MIL-STD, RTCA-DO160, IEC, ASTM, ISTA) and Procedures for testing purposes. . Communicate with Program Managers / Engineers / Test Technicians / Aerospace Inspectors on all aspects of environmental testing on a daily basis. . Conducted all environmental testing on customer products in various environmental testing such as: Thermal Shock, Salt fog, Humidity, Fluids Testing, Temperature, Altitude, Rain, Immersion and Dust atmospheres. . Documented, recorded and plotted all data acquisitions for customers on state of the art data loggers and chart recorders, per Military Standard specifications and procedures that will be included on final reports. Stork Garwood Laboratories / NTS (National Technical Systems) Environmental Technician 2005 - Feb. 2014 (Fullerton, CA) . Test Setups & photograph customer aerospace products in test chambers for all customer testing that will be included on final report. . Knowledge of Military Standards (MIL-STD, RTCA-DO160, IEC, ASTM)and Procedures for testing purposes. . Communicate with Program Managers / Engineers / Test Technicians / Aerospace Inspectors on all aspects of environmental testing on a daily basis. . Conducted all environmental testing on customer products in various environmental testing such as: Thermal Shock, Salt fog, Humidity, Fluids Testing, Temperature, Altitude (Decompression, Overpressure, Rapid Decompression, Explosive Decompression), Rain, Immersion and Dust atmospheres. . Documented, recorded and plotted all data acquisitions for customers on state of the art data loggers and chart recorders, per Military Standard specifications and procedures that will be included on final reports. HR Staffing Agency w/ Tri Modal Distribution Co. 2003 - 2004 Customer Service - Container Scheduler . Used Excel spreadsheets to schedule shipping containers, and informed dispatch what containers needed to be picked up from L.A. Port on a daily basis. . Supervised merchandise being loaded / unloaded from shipping containers, clients such as: Huffy, William Sonoma, and Payless. . Established pick-up / Drop-off orders with brokers through phone calls and e-mails. Randstad Agency w/ Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. 2001 - 2003 Tax Department - Administrative Assistant / Accounts Payable . Handled all manual billing accounts from various eastern states and jurisdictions that dealt with Customer, Dealer and Insurance payoffs. . Processed and filed bills for leased vehicles. . Collected a total of $700 thousand dollars a year for Property Tax owed to Nissan. . Help set-up a macro in excel that was used for manual billing leased vehicles. CCS Packard, A Bioscience Company. 1998 - 2001 Data Processing / Department Supervisor . Supervised work area containing information of computer and prototype components for DNA testing. . Created excel spreadsheets for all prototype part locations in work areas and departments. . Processed and Received orders to be shipped out to customers. . Provided instructional layouts of prototype components and mechanical drawings to assembly areas.