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Graphic Designer

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
$50 000-$60 000
Posted:
April 21, 2017

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JOHN de la FUENTE

** ******* ******

Maple, ON.

L6A 3H1

Phone #1: (416) ***-****

www.globaldesignillustration.com

aczw04@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to research, conceptualize and design visual elements in a collaborative environment

• Experience with managing multiple projects independently within tight deadlines and budgets

• Attentive to detail and persistent in seeking unique solutions to challenging issues

• Fluent in English and Spanish

• Proficient in CS6 Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office

• Proficient in MAC and PC platform

• Familiar with Nikon D70 digital camera

EMPLOYMENT

Aug ‘12 – Present Graphic Designer and Illustrator at Global Design & Illustrations, private practice

• Conception and illustration of graphic design elements and specifications for various diverse clients such as o Concrobium Mold Solutions

o Toronto Climbing Academy

o Sugar and Spice Make up and Aesthetics

o Coast Mountain Sports

March ’07 – June ‘08 Graphic Designer and Illustrator at Forrec Limited

• Conception and illustration of graphic design elements and specifications for various diverse clients including o Formula One Theme Park in Dubai

o Universal Studios in Singapore

• Multi-million dollar design elements ultimately adopted and built by client in the Formula One Theme Park

• Pitched company holiday card concept to management and illustrated and designed cards sent to all company clients

• Computer colour rendering and re-touching of

perspectives to produce final images of illustrations for client viewing

• Daily interaction and team-work with colleagues from various teams and specialties

October ’04 – March ‘07 Freelance Package Graphic Designer affiliated with Timmerman & Associates, Toronto

• Researched client products and developed, illustrated and finalized package designs for accounts with

o Sobeys Inc.

o Canada Bread Company Limited

o Japan Tobacco International Macdonald

o Lactantia Ltd.

o The Basket Company

• Redesigned The Basket Company’s marketing materials

• Constructed corporate identity package designs including logo designs, letterheads, and attendant print materials

• Routinely interacted with external vendors

February ’06 – March ’06 Contract Graphic Designer for ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability (division of the United Nations)

• Conception and creation of graphic design elements for World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa

• Design of ICLEI certificates, booth and leaflets for World Congress

• Assistance with general design inquiries

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

Sept. ’94 – June 1997 Graduated George Brown College School of Design

Program followed: Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing

Graphic design projects chosen for display throughout the College

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Gymnastics - Provincial gymnastics competitor for Mexico City and for Academy of Gymnastics in Toronto

Music

Rock-Climbing

Mixed Martial Arts

References available upon request

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