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Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, California, United States
45k - 55k
January 05, 2017

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North Hollywood, CA 91601-5624

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Versatile, resourceful Graphic Designer / Artist with over 15 years’ experience of orchestrating all aspects of digital imagery, including layout development, key art, motion graphics, 2D/CGI animation, branding, packaging, and digital marketing. Innovative strategist that translates graphic art talents into compelling high-quality products with expertise in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Cinema 4D and 3DMax, bringing visual life to ideas completing them on time and within budget. Committed whether working independently or to open collaboration with team, clients, and management. Success managing multiple tasks simultaneously while quickly learning and implementing new approaches and technical skills. Technical Skills:

Advertisements Concept/Design Layout Color Theory Key Art Typography Photo Retouching Brochures Package / Box Art Invites Vector Art Screen Printing Business Cards Flyers CD / DVD Covers Labels Posters Product Branding Mockups Multi-media Web Design Apps Sound / Video Editing Digital Photography Digital ImageFX Motion Graphics Visual Effects Animations (Flash / CGI) CGI Models Infographics Elements Particulars Compositing Rotoscoping Characters / Cartoons Design Digital Graphic Arts Design/Production Digital Asset Management Metadata Management Color Correction PowerPoint Presentations Project Management Communications Digital Film Restoration Digital Photo Restoration Slide / Film Transparency Scanning Software:

Photoshop Illustrator InDesign After Effects Dreamweaver Cinema 4D Flash Media Encoder Premiere Pro Avid Vegas Editor 3DMax Character Studio SpeedGrade Acrobat Adobe Creative Cloud PowerPoint MS Office HTML/CSS Cannon Slide Scanner WordPress Discreet Reactor Cakewalk PC Mac Cinema Craft Reneat/RST Correct DRS MTI Digital Vision’s Phoenix DVO PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Adecco Temp Agency Apr – May 2016

Deluxe DFX group – Motion Graphic Artist, Burbank, CA Graphically participated in the Latin and Brazilian translations of theatrical trailers, feature opening credits for theatre, online use by recreating the original motion graphic text, specified translations through the use of After Effects, Cinema 4D, InDesign, SpeedGrade, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro

During this time, I gained a wealth of knowledge about different types of formats and color spaces. Freelance, Contract Work May 2013 – April 2016

Multimedia, Graphic Artistry, Concept and Design, Motion Graphics, Vector Art, Digital Marketing

Universal Yacht Services, Marina Del Rey, CA- Created Logo, Business card & Postcard graphics

Global Branded Solutions, Valencia, CA - FX and composite imaging of client-branded products - Created Low-Polygon character (in 3DMAX) for upcoming game JEFF L. CROWE PAGE TWO

Private Clients - Logos, Tee shirt designs, Letterheads, Business cards...

SMV Complete Media – Graphic Artist, Burbank, CA - Multi-media Post-Production facility Multi-media Ads for Merle Norman Cosmetics. Enhancing awareness and profitability DELUXE MEDIA SERVICES, Burbank, CA May 2012 – May 2013 Digital Film: Dirt Detection and Restoration. Digital Photo: Restoration. Handled all digital film / image restoration - related work for a wide variety of clients of film and television.

The clean-up, repair and refinement of images (using Photoshop) for the TV show “Intervention”. DELUXE MEDIA MANAGEMENT, Valencia / Burbank, CA March 1999 – May 2012 Previously Vision Entertainment, Santa Monica, CA

Division of global firm providing physical and digital fulfillment needs for entertainment studios. Manager of Creative Services, Graphic Designer/Artist, Key Art, Motion Graphics, Production Led and created all digital graphic support of key projects for clients, Deluxe Marketing, Digital Asset Management, and Branding Solutions departments, catered to high level studio executives and their departments who were marketing and distributing film and television content at a multi-million dollar level. Responsible for all digital graphic art aspects (After Effects to Photoshop) from concept, design to creation for clients and in-house productions.

Clients: Disney, Sony Pictures, Paramount, Universal, MGM, Columbia, Tri-Star, Warner Brothers, MGM, CBS, Vision Entertainment, Vision Interactive, Deluxe, Focus Features, The Dalai Camel, Variance Films, Bandana Pictures, Illuminare Entertainment, Global Branded Solutions

Created webpage mock-ups and graphic elements for Deluxe web development team. Clients included Disney, Paramount, MGM, CBS, and Sony. Produced invitations, posters, and variety of promotional marketing materials for local divisions. Improved Corporate Image and Client Relations.

Orchestrated digital asset maintenance and management of feature digital assets section for B2B web sites for major clients, including Disney, Paramount, and Warner Bros. Coordinated processing and repair of digital images, key art, and title treatments. Resulted in accurate and consistent quality of all text documentation and graphic assets plus increased clients’ trust and satisfaction.

Created spontaneous graphic designs, promotions and Deluxe commercial for ShoWest TV as additional creative services to expand offerings for established clients. Saved time and eliminated unnecessary expense, while increasing customer satisfaction.

Spearheaded web graphic support and created cartoon short production for “The Dalai Camel”

(shown on YouTube). Improved quality and promoted awareness of web site. Enhanced Deluxe company image and boosted employee morale by creating CGI animation for company logo and slogan. Created a welcoming visual greeting for clients, visitors, and employees, while improving morale.

Designed Key Art graphic marketing support including logo and movie posters for major motion picture productions of “Black Russian” and “Hurricane Season”. Increased awareness and profitability for both films.

Developed digital graphic aspects of key art marketing, design, branding, and packaging projects, both for clients and in-house production. Designed logos and packaging layouts/templates. Virtual proofs of marketing promotional merchandise as jpg images and multi-image PDF catalogs. Increased productivity and profitability.

Presented with 2 Great Performers Applause Awards and 6 Certificates of Excellence for expertise in graphic artistry, typography, concepts, graphic design and editing plus client liaison ability. EDUCATION

Graduated High School and immediately entered the work force. In 1988, was introduced to the wonderful world of computer graphic software with the legendary Sierra Online, a home computer adventure-game company. Since then, executed on-the-job & at-home training on college course-level work, growing with a limitless amazing career path with unlimited intensive work experience. Dedicated to continuous education; upgrading of graphic and software skills through online workshops, Adobe Creative Cloud, research and studies.

Certification: After Effects CC Essential Training,, License F2E415

After Effects Apprentice 13:Paints, Roto and Puppet,, License200B28

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