Lead Graphic Designer for Excelsior
Jan 2017 - Present (4 years 9 months)
Design A1 pages for Spanish weekly newspaper Excelsior; update social media sites and web page for Impacto. Create infographics as content for newspaper. Perform copy editing duties.
Graphic Editorial Designer
May 2015 - Present (6 years 5 months)
Design editorial pages for newspapers as the Daily Breeze, Daily News, Press-Telegram under daily deadlines; collaborate with a team of designers laying out pages for Inland Empire and San Gabriel area local newspapers; created new look for Spanish weekly newspaper Excelsior; update social media sites and web page for Impacto.
Oct 2006 - Present (15 years)
Design pages for newspaper and collateral material (media kits, flyers, ads, email blasts, etc.) for printing and digital output, designed templates for newspaper pages; design and translate commercial ads / translate newspaper articles to Spanish; created image for newspaper sections / special publications, update webpage content using xhtml/inter-phase, create ads for web, optimize video / photos for web, provide and retouch photos, manage social media sites for newspaper
Apr 2006 - Nov 2006 (7 months)
Designed ads, checked ads using Pitstop and Preflight, corrected color in scans, edited and formatted text for magazine in QuarkXpress and InDesign, recreated and corrected art using Illustrator and Photoshop, corrected color from photos using Photoshop
Long Beach, CA
Oct 2003 - Apr 2006 (2 years 6 months)
Worked as a backup Supervisor; designed and edited newspaper ads using QuarkXpress, InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator; communicated with representatives for clarifications concerning ads; translated ads for Spanish publication Impacto USA; set up the obituaries page; and special publications as TV Book, Impacto USA, Beachweek and Healthbeat
Graphic Designer, Intern
Dec 2002 - Feb 2003 (2 months)
Designed flyers, business cards, logos, envelopes using CorelDraw and performed clerical duties