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Graphic Designer Design

Location:
Wesley Chapel, Florida, United States
Salary:
45000
Posted:
January 10, 2018

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Resume:

Talented art director, graphic

designer and photographer with

almost two decades of experience in

print, web design and photography

who is highly motivated, creative,

and versatile. Especially skilled in

creating and directing corporate

and new business design. Adept at

innovating user experience for the

web and multimedia applications.

Exceptional interpersonal skills with

team members.

Accomplished at incorporating the

desires of the client with a superior

design solution. Seeking a company

that demands high-quality design

to further business goals and

professional image.

ART DIRECTOR / PHOTOGRAPHER / SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER 4810 Diamonds Palm Loop, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

SAM

GONZALEZ

Spanish

Corporate Branding

Page Layout Design

Web & UI Design

Html

CSS

Basic Javascript

Windows and Mac Os

Php (Wordpress)

Photography

Video

Creative Suite CC

Microsoft Office

CMS Ektron 8.5

Wordpress

English

SKILLS

WHY ME?

Present

2000

2017

2016 - 2017

SR GRAPHIC DESIGNER DESIGNER

BILINGUAL ART DIRECTOR (FREELANCE)

ART DIRECTOR / PHOROGRAPHER (OWNER)

College of American Pathologists

Epsilon

Artsy Devil Design / Artsy Shot

• Lead projects from conception to design and execution. Leading graphic design efforts for print and digital marketing collateral, as well as booth design for trade shows and project management of these activities.

• Contribute to the development CAP brand guidelines.

• Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and that advance the brand strategy.

• Modify and retouch photos for print and digital production.

• Works directly with the print to output proofs and deliver final files.

• Contribute to conceptual thinking, and designing layouts.

• Proactively evaluate and adapt templates to meet brand standards.

• Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively

• Create custom designs that are aligned with the organization’s brand.

• Direct and manage freelance photographers, illustrators and/or any production artists involved in a project to facilitate production.

• Develop and design the aesthetics, visual design and/or layout to enhance product image.

• Collaborate with project teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects.

• Maintain stewardship of client’s look, tone and feel.

• Prepare materials from client presentation through studio hand off.

• Create a range of ideas and designs to ensure the art direction and visual presentation supports the concepts.

• Partner with copywriters to develop ideas that are on-brief and on- strategy.

• Partner with Account team to solve problems.

• Work with pre-media on color correction and photo retouching.

• Provide direction to photographers and stylists on photo and video shoots.

• Manage multiple projects and/or mentor less experienced peers.

• Responsible for maintaining budget parameters.

• Create, update and maintain multiple web sites using wordpress

• Use web programming with HTML, CSS, PHP

• Design graphics, logos and animation for websites using Creative Suite CC

• Ensure the website’s quality, performance of all projects delivered

• Worked for different clients, locals and International such as The Bradford Group, Townsend Advertising Agency, Prodotti Stella Italy among others

Northfield, IL

Chicago, IL

Evanston, IL

WORK EXPERIENCE

LANGUAGES

CONTACTS

ac3zf8@r.postjobfree.com

847-***-****

https://www.linkedin.com/in/artsydevil/

wwwartsydevil.com

2014 - 2015

2014 - 2014

2013 - 2014

GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALIST & PHOTOGRAPHER (FREELANCE) WEB DESIGN SPECIALIST & PHOTOGRAPHER (FREELANCE)

SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER (FREELANCE)

IMS Engineered Products

Europa Eyewear / Cinzia Designs

Empire Today

• Create and prepare all photographic print media, visual materials for promotions, advertisements, packaging, and informative and instructional materials.

• The responsibilities and duties for this position is to create commercial-quality photographs of products using SLR cameras and a variety of photographic accessories.

• Develop proposal graphics based on product design and product catalogs.

• Video edition and website maintenance

• Maintain standards of all inbound, outbound, draft and final graphics and art

• Responsible for electronic publishing of all required material, including requirements, status reports and quality reviews

• Act as lead graphics designer for product developmentWorking within a budget

• Editing the final results for presentation to the client.

• Creation of photographic images and or/ the access and management of stock photography

• Adhere to ecommerce seasonal calendar to ensure all image deadlines are met

• Arrange, prep, and organize products on the line to be photographed

• Maintain Ecommerce product sample closet and product catalogue for seasonal reference

• Style product for multiple company channels according to marketing stylist manager’s direction

Responsible for the graphic design and production services pertaining to the marketing needs of the Company such as creating print and digital experiences for prospective and current customer, driving innovation and adhering to best practices. Ideation, development and execution of creative designs for all marketing collateral, including web/online, TV, email, and print vehicles including sales tools, direct mail campaigns, coupons, signage, and other collateral as needed.

• Conceptualization, design, and creation of graphic interpretation of concepts.

• Manage project workflow from initial design through production within timelines and budgets.

• Provide creative and production services for existing and new projects.

• Coordinate Graphic Designer workflow, creative output, and execution of marketing materials support.

• Work with ECommerce, TV Production, and other teams to ensure effective translation of design work into reality.

• Confer with cross-functional partners concerning all aspects of projects, including expectations for turnaround time, corrections, approvals, etc.

• Work closely with Marketing Director and team to ensure smooth process workflow and delivery of assets within stated deadlines.

• Ensure brand appropriateness of all collateral.

• Mentor, train, and coordinate work with Junior Designers to elevate overall output of design team.

• Handle a variety of special projects when necessary. Des Plaines, IL

Buffalo Grove, IL

Elmhurst, IL

2015 - 2016 ART DIRECTOR (FREELANCE)

Swift Smart Solutions

• Working from a brief with a copywriter or other members of a creative team, generating ideas to present to the client.

• Working on designs in order to produce an effective advertising campaign

• Managing projects, on and off location

• Working within a budget

• Editing the final results for presentation to the client.

• Creation of photographic images and or/ the access and management of stock photography.

• Assisting clients in the development and the programming of digital sites and/or portals

Highland Park, IL

EDUCATION

1999 - 2001

2007 - 2009

GRAPHIC DESIGN B.A.

Perera Design Institute Caracas, Venezuela

AWARDS

• Golden Web Award, 2003-2004.International Association of WebMasters

• Silver Web Award 2005 – 2006.International Association of Webmasters 2005 - 2009

2003 - 2005

GRAPHIC WEB DESIGNER

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER (FREELANCE)

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE (VENEZUELA)

Classified Ventures

Cherryone

• Redesign and maintain the following web sites: apartments.com and rentalhomesplus.com

• Initiated and developed apartmentsplus.com

• Complete the art production for User Interface Design

• Created newsletters for the marketing department, banners for business development advertising efforts and sales demos (Interactive Cds) for business affiliates

• Manage fifteen-member design team of graphic designers.

• Create web sites, logos, corporate identity and multimedia CD-ROMs.

• Coordinated approximately 50 website projects per month from beginning to completion

• Acted as a liaison and company representative with clients.

• Use technologies such as Photoshop, illustrator, flash, CSS and HTML

• Initiated and coordinated different internet departments in Venezuelan corporations

• Acted as a consultant to Venevision, a major broadcasting company, developing one of the biggest websites in Venezuela

• Designed and informative website that helped increased the foreign investment in Venezuela by 20%

• Designed and conceptualized a website for an international art fair celebrated in Caracas, Venezuela.

Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

2010 - 2012 WEB DESIGNER (FREELANCE)

Cherryone

• Met and corresponded with clients to determine client needs for company sites

• Created corporate web sites, portals and large-scale web applications

• Developed and designed new web interfaces, layouts and site graphics

• Responsible for quality assurance of finished websites including the validation of web forms and links

• Used technologies such as Photoshop CS4, Flash CS4, HTML, CSS,

• Illustrator CS4, Premiere CS4 and InDesign CS4

Chicago, IL

2012 - 2013 WEB DESIGNERB (FREELANCE)

IGA Coca-Cola Institute

• Redesign of igainstitute.com website. Using Creative Suite CS5 and CMS Ektron.

• Execute Spanish translations and voiceovers for the institute online courses.

• Responsible for the SEO of the www.igainstitute.com website.

• Responsible for the proper execution of Social Media such as Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn.

Chicago, IL



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