Harold Urquiola

Art Director

North Bergen, NJ, USA

Work Experience

Harold's Mind (Freelance)

Senior Art Director

Clients: Havas Worldwide, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, PharmAllies, Lambda Sigma Upsilon (LSU), Focus Hard Fitness, BGG Knits, and non-profit organizations.

Developed and designed: Healthcare/Pharma collateral, Marketing E-commerce, Brand Identity & Guidelines, Visual Design, Social Media campaigns, Print collateral.
May 2017 - Present New York, United States

Eclipse Marketing Services

Art Director

• Art directed, led, managed, and mentored a team of designers.
• Art direction/design for brands such as HBO, DIRECTV, Comcast (Xfinity), Univision, Time Warner (Spectrum), Cox, Altice (Optimum), DISH Networks, Century Link.
• Design lead executed unique creative solutions across Print, Digital, Social, Direct Marketing, Branding, Animation, and UX/UI for key client accounts.
• UX & UI lead for DIRECTV Cinema Guide website, E-clips Blog, Agency Initiatives.
• Developed and implemented a full color-management workflow & procedure across creative & studio departments.
• Developed standard assets libraries & protocols, for best-practice workflows & optimizations within creative and production departments.
• Cross-trained designers & production coordinators.
June 2006 - May 2017 New Jersey, United States

Eclipse Marketing Services

Senior Graphic Designer

• Design lead developing direct marketing print collateral for Time Warner, Insight Communications, and Cox Communications.
• Evaluated, tested, and implemented new creative tools & software.
• Implemented quality control protocols, naming conventions, and prepress preflights across creative department.
• Trained creative, production, and studio departments.
October 2003 - June 2006 New Jersey, United States

Eclipse Marketing Services

Graphic Designer

• Designed monthly print campaigns for Pay-Per-View bill inserts & postcards.
• Developed direct mail collateral for branded cable providers (ie: Comcast, Time Warner, Charter).
• Designed unique print formats: Die-cuts, Pop-ups, Multi-fold, UV/Spot coating.
• Delivered full preflight of print materials for final prepress output.
September 2001 - October 2003 New Jersey, United States

Education

General Assembly

User Experience Design

(Certificate)
New York, United States

Katherine Gibbs College

Visual Communications / Graphic Design

(Associates Degree)
New Jersey, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Native),

Awards

JSPRAA

Silver Jasper Award - Direct Mail Media for Cox Olympic Mailer.

2008

CableFAX

Best of the Web - CableFAX Award for Eclipse website (Part of the winning team)

2010

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Animate, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Animation, Artwork, Branding, Color Theory, CSS, Design, Digital, HTML, Keyart, Microsoft Office, Newtek Lightwave 3d, Photography, Print, Social Media, Typography, UI, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Ux, Web,