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Location:
Miami, FL, 33131
Salary:
50,0000
Posted:
August 22, 2012

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Andres Toledo

Graphic Design

mspta4@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

For 6 years I have held positions in the creative industry gaining experience in media, branding and advertising. I dedicate myself to working closely with clients to develop their brand.

During my professional experience, I have learned how to strategically manage all stages of creative direction and graphic design from concept and pre-press to print. I have also developed proficiency with the entire Adobe CS5 Design Suite as well as QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office and iWork programs. I am also proficient in both PC and Mac for all of the above. I am an intermediate Spanish speaker.

Specialties

Graphic Design, Art Direction, Pre-Press, Print, Web/HTML.

Experience

Graphic Designer at Belzona

June 2011 -Present (1 year 3 months)

Duties include Designing and producing all branded material and marketing collateral for Belzona, Inc, a global leader in the innovation of protective coatings and repair composites. This includes printed product information, photo-editing, establishing layout designs for brochures and newsletters, and the creation of marketing campaigns. Responsible for solidifying the Belzona brand on all printed items in order to create a recognizable and distinguishable brand. Other accomplishments include developing the brand and comporate image for Belzona Marine, a boat company set to launch in late 2012 developed by the minds of the owners of Belzona Inc and forged by the hands of experienced boat designers and builders.

Founder / Creative Director at Atoledodesign

2006 -Present (6 years)

Atoledodesign is a company that serves it’s clients with creative solutions to market their businesses. As Founder and Creative Director, It is my duty to bring the clients overall brand vision to life through the use of Graphic Design, Direct Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Brand Management and Web Design. Management of different freelance creative teams is also important for ongoing creative projects. Clients include but are not limited to DePuy Orthopaedics: A Johnson and Johnson company, Ezetop (International mobile recharge company), and Nandi Chin (Award winning Bridal Designer).

Graphic Designer at FASTSIGNS of Miami Lakes

November 2009 -July 2011 (1 year 9 months)

Graphic Designer for FASTSIGNS, a print and design franchise in Miami lakes. As a franchise, FASTSIGNS of Miami Lakes is second in overall sales in South Florida. Clients for design include Sandals Beaches and Resorts and Carnival Cruise Lines. Duties include designing pieces for print and preparing them for output.

Creative Director / Graphic Designer at DePuy Orthopaedics

June 2009 -November 2009 (6 months)

Creative Director and graphic designer for the premier global provider of innovative and comprehensive education for surgeons and other medical specialists involved in the management of patients with traumatic orthopedic injuries. Provided creative direction and design of graphic handouts for regional meetings, promotional material for events, full body medical illustration, business cards, CD package design, brochures and catalogs. Contract position extended through freelance.

1 recommendation available upon request

Creative Director / Graphic Designer at Graph-X One

February 2007 -January 2008 (1 year)

Creative Direction and Graphic Design internship with an office furniture company. Accomplishments included making direct mail pieces that had some of the highest response rates in company history and contributed to an overall increase in sales. Duties entailed monthly website maintenance, photo editing and restoration, layout design, brochures and promotional material.

Languages

English

(Full professional proficiency)

Spanish

(Professional working proficiency)

Skills & Expertise

Graphic Design

Web Design

Direct Marketing

Advertising

Creative Direction

Packaging Brochures

Layout

Business

Cards

InDesign

QuarkXPress

Illustrator

Photoshop

Dreamweaver

Adobe Creative Suite

Logo Design

Corporate Identity

Posters

Art Direction

Typography

Brand Development

Print Production

Pre-press

Flyers

Banners

Retouching

Creative Development

Mac Concept

Development

Screen Printing

Microsoft Office

Education

Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

Bachelor of Science, Advertising, 2008 -2011

1 recommendation available upon request

Broward Community College

Advertising, 2005 -2008



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