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Graphic Designer/Media specialist

Cheshire, MA
February 28, 2020

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Michael A. Dilego


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

Cheshire, MA


(Willing to Relocate)

Cell -413-***-**** Home: 413-***-****

Online Portfolio = Summary:

• Computer Assisted Drafting Certificate (2000 hours +) 1999

• Internship at Kleiser Walzak Animation Company (KWCC)

• 5+ Years Fine Arts / Media Arts & Animation Study

• Photography / Video. (Shooting, Editing, Compositing)

• Graphic Design / Typography / Editorial Design / 3D Modeling

• Extremely Proficient with Computers / Internet (PC and MAC)

• Organzied and Goal Oriented. Functioning on a Professional level

• Managing various intense design and print deadlines. Software


• *3D Studio Max R3 – R10 +

• Alias Wavefront Maya\Autodesk 4.0 - 9.0a

• *Adobe After effects CS6

• Adobe Premiere Pro

• Microsoft based programs

• Windows 95 to Current Windows Releases / Mac OSX

• *Adobe Photoshop CS

• *Adobe Illustrator CS

• Adobe In-Design

• Mechanical Desktop 2.0 (solid modeling)

• Cadra 10.0.2

• Solid Works Plus 98 (solid modeling)

• Flash

• Corel Draw 8 - 10

• Truespace 3 - 6

• Bryce 3 -6

• Autocad

• Lightwave 7+

Education: Bachelors in Media Arts and Animation

The Art Institute of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Computer Assisted Drafting Diploma

McCann Technical High School (Trade School)

Graduated 1999

2 Years Fine Arts Program (3D Animation Focus)

Berkshire Community College (Transfer to PA)

Pittsfield, MA



4 Years Computer Assisted Drafting

• Updated Complete Floors Plans for McCann Tech High School from 1968 to 1999 (Cadra 10.0.2) - (While attending)

• Created floor plans for Vishay Distribution Center North Adams, MA and N. Carolina locations.(Cadra 10.0.2) (McCann Tech Senior)

• Learned Trade in the field of Mechanical Engineering\Architecture

• Became extremely proficient in 3D modeling and understanding objects in a 3D environment.

• (AutoCad Mechanical Desktop 2.0, SolidWorks 98 plus, Cadra 10.0.2, Drafting by hand with professionalism)

• Creation of Professional Ads, Logos, and Graphics for various Companies and Marketing Projects.

Volunteer Intern, 2000 (

Kleiser Walzak Construction Company (Computer Animation Studio)

• Categorized DAT tapes from various movies done by K.W.C.C

• Furthered experience in the field of 3D modeling and animation

• Worked close with animators and various artists and technitions

• Performed clerical duties, phones, helping out around the studio Work


Ritz Camera

Sales Associate\Photo Lab Tech (2001 - 2003)

• More than 2 years Lab associate

• Film Processing, Color correction

• Digital printing + Film Scanning, Aladdin Mini lab, Fuji PrintPix

• Camera equipment training, Sales Training


Mobile Electronics - Custom Graphic Design, Vinyl Cutting and Installation Audio, Security, Custom molding for Subs and Audio Systems, Car Wraps Professional Installations (2005) (Philadelphia)

Media X Production

Audio and Video Editing, Compositing

Modeling, Animation

Web Development

Graphic Design (2006 – 07)

BoxCar Media

Graphic Design

Phones Sales

Web Development

Graphic Design (2007 – 07)

Redstone Properties

"Media Specialist"

Web Graphics design

Email template art and design

Video Editing, Video Production Engineer

TV and Radio Commercial Designer

Logo Design, Slides, Typography

Photographer - Videographer

3D Modeling and Animation

Lead Graphic Designer - Marketing Department

(2007) - (2008)

Identity Graphix (Park Street Electronics)

Electronics repair, screen printing, logos, Graphics Design Vinyls, Custom artwork


Eagle Street Graphics

Custom and standard screen printing artwork, Vinyls, Custom artwork, Graphic Design, Sales. (out of business) (2010)

Unistress Corporation

Quality Control Dept. (Concrete Construction plant) Petricca Industries. Lab Duties, Concrete Testing, stress testing, moisture samples, Sure Cure computer systems, Filing Paperwork, Data Entry, Sure Cure Wire Installation (Thermal Couple)

(12/2010) - (2/2011)

Sign-A-Rama Berkshires

Project Manager

Lead Graphics Designer

Installer, Rigger, Printer, Cutter, Project Management.

(July 2011)(Oct 2011) - (11-2012 - 3/2013)

Brilliant Graphics

Graphic Designer, Color Correction Specialist, Design & Color Consulting

( RHO) Large Format printing Zund: Cutting on various substrates, Comparing color on Validation to final product for clients.

(March 2012) (On Call Contract Work)

MAD Creations (Freelance)

Freelance Media Art Design

(2010) (Present)

Includes Graphics, 3D Modeling and Rendering, Vehicle Wraps, Websites, Photography, Photo Editing, Video Editing

Staples Copy and Print Center

• 1 Year +, Copy and Print Center

• "Photoshop Elements" Editing for customers, Large Format Printing

• Printing, Scanning, Copying, Enlarging, General Basic Editing

• Sales Training, Customer Service Training, Design and Project Consulting

NeedleJig Tattoo Supply (4/16 -5/17)

• Picking, Packing, and Shipping Tattoo supply orders

• Customer Service

• Stocking and Inventory Control

• Limited Design Projects

Interprint (6/18 -9/18)

• Worked in the "LAB" running printing presses

• Color Correction with Various types of Inks

• Helping team with any and all duties and projects

• Quality Control, color matching and finished products

• Limited Design Projects

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