SUMMARY ??? Graphic Designer with over 10 years experience. ??? Knowledgeable in main areas of the advertising industry. ??? Creative and multitasking worker. ??? Proficient in MAC OS X, Windows XP, Adobe CS5 and CorelDraw X3 GS. ??? Extensive portfolio of successful advertising campaigns for major corporate clients. ??? Additional knowledge of video production with over 5 years experience. ??? Artistic drawing, painting, storyboarding, molding and music composing. ??? Bilingual speaker (English ??? Spanish.)
EXPERIENCE Graphic Designer and Advertising Consultant ??? New York (October 2010 ??? May 2011) Mayor???s Office of Adult Education ??? We Are New York Community Project?? ??? Develop diverse graphic design solutions for participant recruitment and funding source research. ??? Designed and printed brochures, posters, postcards and a 28- page annual report. ??? Produced photos that were included in the finished product. ??? Coordinated print production order with printing service representatives. ??? Used video production skills to cover some program events.
Freelance Graphic Designer and Video Producer??? New York (February 2008 ??? Present)?? ?? Miranda Arts - Graphic Design and Video Production capabilities ??? Adapted my experience and skills to my clients??? needs. ??? Created specific graphic design projects for a wide range of companies. ??? Developed video production business for commercial projects.
ESL Counselor and Graphic Designer ??? New York (February 2008 ??? October 2010) YMCA of Greater New York ??? ELESAIR Project ??? Promoted to a more multi-functional position at the YMCA Language Center. ??? Redesign the advertising material and organized distribution. It gave me a role in the accomplishment of the annual goals of our branch. ??? Combined web-based DMS, print design and distribution of promotional materials around the city. ??? Recruited students and increased the class attendance by 9% resulting in good annual qualifications from auditors. ??? Initiated event coordination efforts by providing video coverage and technical support. ??
Administrative Assistant and Graphic Designer??? New York (October 2007 ??? February 2008)?? ?? ?? ?? YMCA of Greater New York ??? International Branch?? ??? Participated in the accomplishment of the strategic communication plan. ??? Transformed promotional needs into functional graphic design solutions for print and electronic media.
Advertising Project Manager and Graphic Designer ??? Ecuador (1997 ??? 2007) Giza Corporate Image (Advertising Agency in Ecuador) ??? Owner ??? Established coordinated operations between clients, staff and media. ??? Maintained strong business relationships with major corporate clients and international brands. ??? Participated in international trade events by running high budget advertising campaigns for renowned trademarks such as ExxonMobil and Bellsouth. ??? Provided high quality services and developed an extensive portfolio of successful campaigns. ??? Explored other fields such as video and music production, artistic drawing, painting, storyboarding and molding to increase competitiveness.
SOFTWARE SKILLS?? ??? Proficient in Mac OS X, Windows XP ??? Adobe CS5??(Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat X Pro, Flash) ??? Adobe Fireworks 4, Media Encoder 4, WordPress 3, CorelDRAW??GS X3 ??? Microsoft Office 2007??(Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, PowerPoint) ??? Apple Final Cut??(Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Soundtrack Pro 3, Color 1.5, DVD Studio Pro) ??? Sony creative Software??(Vegas Pro 7, Sound Forge 8, ACID Pro 5)
AWARDS ??? Recognition from the ULEAM, (ECU) for providing internship positions during study programs. ??? Certificate of appreciation from YMCA of Greater New York for volunteer work. ??? Certificate from the Mayor???s Office of Adult Education / WANY Project for volunteer work.
LANGUAGES ??? Spanish (native) ??? English (advanced)
EDUCATION?? ??? LAC Best Plus certificate, 2010, Web-Based DMS program (completed) 2010 ?? ?? ?? ??? GCI, Marketing planning and advertising sales training (completed) 2004 ??? Giza Corporate Image, Packaging and POP material (completed) 2003 ??? Eloy Alfaro of Manabi University, Advertising and media concentration, 1995-1998 ??? Self-improvement Institute, Ad design and artistic drawing course (completed) 1987
CLIENTS We Are New York Project at the Mayor???s Office of Adult Education, YMCA of Greater New York, ExxonMobil???Leader Group, BellSouth, Oro Verde Hotels, Port Authority of Manta, Municipality of Manta, Tecopesca, Conservas Isabel, and Ecuadorian of Chocolates among others.