Graphic Design professional with knowledge and expertise in a variety of print design. Ability to communicate with others; capable of taking ideas from concept to completion. My education and work experience includes a broad range of graphic design disciplines. I'm a very enthusiastic, passionate graphic designer up for any creative challenge. I'm also very team oriented and look forward to working with other creative designers to enhance my design experience. I look forward to a design opportunity where I can use my talent, and skills to create successful visual and user-experience solutions.
DESCRIPTION Experienced in a range of creative design from concept through to production. I enjoy working with people from diverse creative backgrounds, fostering strong working relationships with colleagues and clients. I thrive on using my own initiative when managing projects, steering ideas to viable solutions and continually strive to enhance my skills. I work well under pressure with tight deadlines, accurately and efficiently. OBJECTIVE Creative, experienced and enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer seeking to take his career to the next level in a team environment. Strong organizational, communication, leadership and problem-solving skills obtained through extensive work experience. Strong conceptual design skills and the ability to execute designs efficiently and a high level of quality. QUALIFICATIONS Seven years of handling the creative aspects of a successful publishing company. Strengths include concept, development, coordination, and job tracking, as well as a high level of competence in production. Detailed oriented, organized, great at multi-tasking, and enjoy working with others. I excel at meeting deadlines under pressure, as well as prioritizing and delegating efficiently. EXPERIENCE MVP Publications (Morris Visitor Publications) Sr. Graphic Designer March 2002 - June 2009. Excellent communication skills and a leader with a team player attitude. Responsible for directing, working with clients to meet their satisfactions, implementing layouts for publication including advertising, editorial and cover design. Abercrombie & Fitch January 1998 - March 2000 Organized visual displays for customer satisfaction, managed cash drawer and assisted customers with sales. J.jill April 1999 - November 1999 Created visual displays to appeal to customers of this women’s clothing store, provided exemplary customer service during sales. FREELANCE HotRod / Carcraft Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, 911MEDIA, Morris Visitor Publication, Where Magazine, CD cover design, Business card design, Logo Design... COMPUTER SKILLS Advanced use of (CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5) Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, FTP. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Power Point, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere... EDUCATION CSUN (California State University Northridge) BFA, Graphic Design (1997-2001) L.A. Valley College Graphic Design. REFERENCES Haines Wilkerson (Chief Creative Officer) (800)-275-5885 Jasond Fernandez (Manager) (800)-275-5885 ext 3516