Graphic Designer / Production Artist / Assistant Pre press Operator
September 2004 to December 2006
Participated in group and individual projects including logo designs, promotional artwork, direct mail campaigns, brochures, poster design, book and newsletter design. Other responsibilities included the preparation of client files for print production and assistant operator on the Agfa computer to plate system.
Color correction and retouching of photographs.
Creating web page mockups ( visual elements only with no code )
Producing projects from mockup/prototyping/comps phase through to production.
Producing advertisements, brochures, posters and other marketing collateral for print distribution.
Pre-flighting client files for print production.
Assisting the lead pre-pressman with imposition and pagination.
Assistant Operator of Agfa computer to plate systems.
Namco Networks (mobile division)
San Jose, CA
Marketing / Production Artist (intern)
August 2009 to February 2010
Assisting the marketing department art team in the creation of flash banners, storyboards, marketing videos for upcoming new video game releases, events, and client services. Other responsibilities include the daily preparation of video game assets for delivery to mobile phone carriers.
Maintaining brand consistency.
Accepting and providing constructive design feedback.
Responding quickly to meet tight deadlines.
Producing presentation slides for executive and sales teams.
Participating in presentations to executive and sales teams.
Freelance Graphic Designer
February 2006 to Present
THINK ( Social awareness poster creation )
Old World Chocolates ( web design; visual design only )
Quarto Entertainment ( web design; visual design only )
Sofrito Dance Company ( logo creation )
Mad Cat Clothing ( logo, letterhead, envelope, business cards, brochure design )
Anvil Works (logo design)
Art Form Entertainment ( logo design )
Hoodhive ( logo, Icon design )
New York Central Rail Road Museum ( promotional poster creation )
Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design; December 2006
Graduated Cum Laude (GPA 3.69)
Excellent problem solving skills.
Strong organizational, prioritizing, and analytical thinking.
Strong attention to detail and design quality.
Detail oriented, well organized and able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment.
Able to handle a numerous projects simultaneously.
Ability to work part of a team or independently.
Ability to work across platforms (mac/pc).
Proficient and knowledgeable of Creative Suites 1,2,3,4 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash).
Proficient and knowledgeable of Maya 2009 (3D animation)
Basic understanding of HTML, CSS.
Experience with graphic and printing techniques and production processes.
Well versed with Microsoft applications such as Word, Powerpoint.
National Deans List
Mariano Fe de Leon
Art Director, Marketing
Namco Networks America, Inc.
1740 Technology Dr. Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95110
Former co-worker, Instructor
Freelancer, (Flash Developer / Graphic Designer / Graphic Design Instructor)
Freelance web design partner
University of Michigan (Software Engineer)
Ann Arbor, MI