My experience includes preparing Press/Web ready files and meeting the design requirements for both. I am proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite. I work on both PC and Mac Platforms. I have a base knowledge of HTML and CSS. I am also a professional photographer.
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC
ADOBE LIGHTROOM CC
ADOBE INDESIGN CC
ADOBE PREMIERE CC
ADOBE MUSE CC
MICROSOFT POWER POINT
MAC & WINDOWS PROFICEINCY
Freelance Graphic / Web Designer
2010 - present
I have successfully been a self-starting and motivated graphic designer who has had the opportunity to do independent contracting and freelance work that include places like the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. I am glad to say I enjoy working on my own but appreciate the interaction with my clients. I am an easy going but driven person, who would love the opportunity to work with you!
Graphic Designer / Photographer / Marketing Assistant, Avatar Real Estate Services, LLC
2006 - 2010
Made print ads for various Magazines and Newspapers such as, Ocean Drive and The Miami Herald while meeting tight deadlines. Created print material including signs, post cards, brochures, flyers, invitations, logos and individualized corporate ID’s for 75 plus realtors as well as, conserved the company’s luxury real estate boutique branding. Created and maintained an online marketing campaign that included social media, and email marketing. Hosted links and developed a base knowledge of HTML/CSS as well as, Adobe Flash. Managed the Marketing Department in the absence of the Marketing Director, communicating with the staff and realtors, processing design jobs and maintaining the marketing spreadsheet; I also ordered ads and was the point of contact for all the advertising in the department. Made high caliber portraits of the realtors and photographed their inventory of million plus dollar homes in a professional magazine quality capacity.
Graphic Designer, Miami New Times
2005 - 2005
Worked with a team of Graphic Designers as an independent contractor, making a large volume of print ads on a weekly basis while meeting tight deadlines. Was called in during times of excess work flow and special projects and editions, such as, The New Times Best Of issue.
Photographer, Bryn-Alan Photography
2004 - 2004
Used my photography skills to make portraits of school kids.
I assembled and cared for photography equipment/lighting, and traveled on sight.
Production Assistant, Light House Media Productions
2004 - 2004
Helped with the lighting, and video production of interviews for the Make a Wish Foundation, aired on the Discovery Channel.
Florida International University
I studied art focused in photography, and journalism, where I participated in critiques and student art exhibits.
Miami Dade Community College
Associate in arts.