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Al Delino  
Creative Director/Designer
Dear Sir or Madam,

As an experienced Art Director for over forty years, my experience has given me the opportunity to enhance the visibility of my clients' products, their image and 
share in the market place.  I've had the pleasure of working with an assortment of clients from: packaging for Chicken of the Sea and Wal-Mart, newsletters for Wells Fargo Bank and the City of Union City. Broadcast on-air and scenic design, non-profits as well as; Hispanic marketing and branding assignments for the San Diego Ad Club, Univision/Telemundo. 

As you will read in my resume, I'm also an adjunct graphics design instructor here in the San Diego area.  I've instructed courses in: graphic design, packaging, typography, art history as well as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and PowerPoint classes.

Currently, I am searching for new full time or freelance opportunities, the experience 
I offer will be an asset to your design and marketing efforts.  
Thank you for taking the time to read this, I look forward to speaking with you soon.  

Al Delino
Al Delino Design
(760) 473-3795 Cell
• Professional Experience

Creative Director/Owner 
San Diego, CA 8/97-Present 
Art Direction and design consulting in all media for national and local clients.  Successfully increased my clients' visibility by providing them with creative in: corporate identity, print design, logos, project management, illustration, billboard design, storyboards, sales collateral, website design, PowerPoint presentations, broadcast graphic design, EMMY award winning news set design, package design for clients such as: Chicken of The Sea, Tidy Cat, Blue Diamond, WalMart/Great Value packaging.  Hispanic marketing & creative for Pardee Homes, The San Diego Ad Club, The San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and editorial magazine design for BajaTraveler Magazine.  Newsletters for: Wells Fargo Bank and the N.A.T.A.S. - Pacific Southwest Chapter.

Product Specialist                                                                                             
CHYRON Corporation  Melville, NY 12/98-2/99 
Please note; this position was stationed in California with main facility in Melville, New York.  CHYRON Liberty training and product demo artist.

Art Director                                                                                                                                 
San Diego, CA 2/97-8/97 
Supervised staff artists. Assisted with general management of design department.  Design of on-air graphics (editorial illustration) using the Liberty32 paint and animation system for news, promotion and production services.  Print design for sales and marketing.  Instrumental in the design of KUSI news set and all of the interior program elements for all of their broadcasts.

Broadcast Design Director                                                                                                  
Portland, OR 3/94-2/97 
Re-established a design department that was dormant for three years.  Supervised a staff of designer/technicians to create all on-air graphic needs for news, promotion and public affairs.  Redesigned the entire on-air and print look of the station within the first six months of employment.  My assignment also included splitting my design duties to create  news graphics for the FOX affiliate in the market (KPDX).  My effort was awarded with a PROMAX/Broadcast Designer’s Association International Gold Medal trophy for design.

Design Director                                                                                                                     
San Jose, CA 10/83-3/94 
General management of design department.  Design and production of on-air graphics using the Art Star Live Line V paint and 3D animation system for news, promotion and production services.  Heavy concentrations in print promotion for daily newspaper ads and sales collateral materials.  Designed and produced company newsletter and responsible for various out-of-house projects requiring staging and props. 
Graphics Instructor                                                                            
San Diego University for Integrative Studies - Old Town San Diego
San Diego Campus, CA 4/10-Present

Graphics Instructor                                                                            
UCSD - Sorrento Mesa College
San Diego Campus, CA 8/04-Present

Graphics Instructor                                                                            
San Diego Community College
North San Diego Campus, CA 8/04-06

Graphics Instructor                                                                                                   
Coleman College
San Marcos Campus, CA 7/02-3/04 

Part-time instructor, currently teaching classes in: Illustrator, InDesign, 
Photoshop, iLife, PowerPoint, advertising, packaging, art history 
and advanced graphic design.

• Education

San Diego State University  
BA/BS Graphic Design/Telecommunications & Film                         

University of Santa Barbara 
Computer Graphics                                                                                  

• Technical Experience 

Mac & Windows software: InDesignCC, IllustratorCC, PhotoshopCC, CHYRON Liberty32, Art Star Live line V, Quantel Paintbox

• Awards 
2013 San Diego Ad Club Brand Diego
“Hispanic Marketing Professional of the Year Award”

Bronze 1996 Signage 
Silver 1995 Print 
Bronze 1990 Print 

EMMY Silver Circle
2010 Inductee

2001, 1993, 1992,1990,1989 
Northern California Chapter  N.A.T.A.S. 
Best Still Graphics/ News graphics and Set Design 

2 Gold Medallions 1985 Print 
1 Gold Medallion 1987 Print 
1 Certificate of Merit 

PMN Joey Awards 
1 Gold Award 1991 & 1989 Print 

Murphy Award 1985 Print 


• Freelance Client List

The City of Union City, Union City, CA
Chicken of the Sea, International, San Diego, CA
Sun Marketing Inc., San Diego, CA 
Advanced Advertising Consultants, Carlsbad, CA 
Harrison & Associates, Long Beach, CA  
BajaTraveler Magazine, Chula Vista, CA
San Diego AD Club 
Pardee Homes, San Diego, CA
NBC3, San Jose, CA
Wells Fargo Bank, San Diego, CA
The City of Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA
Integrity Business Solutions, Oceanside, CA  
WalMart / R.R. Donnelley, Menasha, Wisconsin

• Professional Affiliations 

Broadcast Designers’ Association International 
N.A.T.A.S. (Board of Governors San Diego Chapter) 
Board of Directors San Diego AD Club 
Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Past Board of Director
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Past Board Member
San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 
Sigma Nu Alumni HK153
Al Delino
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Art Direction, Creative Direction
Print, TV/Radio
POST DATE: 12.30.2023
Encinitas, CA
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