Lewray Rosado

Art Director / Senior Visual Designer

CA, USA
Strategic and detail-oriented thinker with keen visual, communication and tactile skills, eager to research multiple solutions and resources when problem solving. Value and enjoy building teams and enthusiasm via collaboration. Great customers facing skills, Super organized and have excellent understanding of color, composition, imagery and typography. Enjoy the occasional game of foosball and peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Focused on Implementing good practices and strong work ethics. I work within tough guidelines while prioritizing my work and always challenging myself to become better. Enjoy “napkin” sketching and conceptualizing. Experience with responsive layout design and have Extensive print background.

Work Experience

Security System Devices

Senior Visual Designer @ SSD Alarm

• Tasked to create UI/UX for online bill pay app for customers (mobile, desktop, & tablet).
• Appointed to fully develop responsive screens for an android based mobile app so technicians
can easily view daily schedule, job details, request parts, bill client’s, collect payment and more.
• Work collaboratively as a key part of the UX team to identifying specific user/client needs to ideate,
Organize and craft concepts.
• Responsible for the conceptual development, direction and delivery of all visual design projects.
• Managed, published and formatted articles for company blog using WordPress.
• Responsible for creating vehicle wrap design for entire fleet nationwide.
• Execution of printed marketing material for large format vinyl banners, Pole billboard signage,
Posters, Brochures, Flyers, Stationary, Business Cards and more..
• In-charge of contacting various vendors for pricing and set up meetings to execute approved projects.
May 2017 - Present Anaheim, California, United States

Perficient XD

Visual Designer UX/UI

• Created high quality, pixel-perfect visual polish for multiple responsive websites
for brands such as Toyota, Honda, Medtronic, AAA, Symantec, Veritas, Chick-Fil-A,
Caterpillar, Rubio’s
• Created comprehensive layouts across all devices.
• Designed responsive email templates.
• Worked closely with clients in developing brands that fit their business model
and personal traits.
• Applied my extensive print experience to design brochures, posters, & other
collateral.
• Photo editing and retouching on all product, web, digital, and social media imagery.
• Received 2 awards for demonstrating immense value and deep commitment to
team projects.
• Develop all aspects of interaction across web mobile and desktop applications.
• Quickly prototype interfaces from analyst requirements and wireframes.
July 2014 - June 2016 California, United States

OC Register

Designer / Sales

Primary Purpose: Build & design accurate & compelling advertisements to be published in Orange County Register, Los Angeles Register, Long Beach Register, Press-Enterprise, OC Catholic, EasyReader, along with numerous community papers that go along with them and online & print products. Facilitate the outsourcing of advertising design & production work as required to maintain optimum levels of efficiency. Two way communications is expected with the sales associate & the customer to ensure ad materials are created properly the first time the proof is submitted.

• Designed advertisements for online & print products.
• Facilitated outsourcing of design and production work to maintain optimum
efficiency.
• Edited images through color correction and photo manipulation for use in digital
media and print products.
• Updated, proofread and delivered files for print with quick turnaround.
• Created graphic images and animated .gif banners for web advertising content.
May 2013 - Present California, United States

Realmex Restaurants

Art Director / Consultant

Designed web and print promotional creative campaigns of interior and exterior marketing materials, menu’s, Flyers, Posters, Gift Card Holders, Banners and more to support marketing initiatives for Chevys, El Torito, El Torito Grill, Acapulco, Las Brisas, El Paso Cantina, Siniqual and Who-Song & Larry’s restaurants nationwide.

• Designed creative print and web promotional campaigns.
• Designed menus for the various brands listed above.
• Resized and recreated text and image heavy posters for use in online advertising.
• Designed and optimized images for online marketing, including newsletters, email campaigns and more.
Cypress, California, United States

Lewray.com

Art Director / Senior Visual Designer

My name is LewRay Rosado, a versatile designer who can create in a variety of mediums.

I live and breathe design, pairing up my morning coffee while looking forward to pushing my skills to create new things every day. Challenge, inspire, and allow me to combine my past experiences with an opportunity to create new innovative and memorable visual solutions.

Comfortable creating animated banner ads, email marketing, and eye-catching screens for responsive websites (mobile / tablet / desktop). I also feel at home creating anything print from flyers, brochures, mailers, presentation folders, posters, exhibitions, direct mailers and more.

I'm a professional with a proven work ethic who loves his craft, and enjoys bringing my assignments to completion while asking the right questions along the way.

• Develop all aspects of interaction across web mobile and desktop applications.
• Developed design concepts for brochures, newsletters, posters, logos, stationery, large and more.
• Designed large format print collateral for exhibition trade shows.
• Photo editing on all product, web, digital and social media images used.
• Provided creative & design consultation to clients for their product, marketing, & business expansion needs.
• Assist design team to complete high-priority project within a limited timeframe.
• Image compression to create images with the highest resolution possible while maintaining the smallest file sizes.
• Full knowledge of the 4/C pre-press process
• Can Quickly prototype interfaces from analyst requirements and wireframes.
2012 - Present Irvine, California, United States

Western Lithographics

Art Director

• Designed custom business cards and collateral materials for a diverse clientele.
• Enhanced existing client photography for use in digital and print media.
• Developed design concepts for brochures, newsletters, posters, logo design,
stationery and more.
• Designed and optimized animated banner ads.
• Designed large format print collateral for exhibition trade shows.
• Hired and managed freelancers.
• Photo editing and retouching on all product, web, digital, and social media imagery.
• Provided creative consultation to clients for their product marketing and business
expansion needs.
November 2004 - June 2005 California, United States

PC Mall

Senior Graphic Designer

Acted as a liaison between the Executive Management team, Marketing Management, Product
Management & Sales departments to produce sales driven advertisement & direct mail pieces.

Performed layout & editing for catalogs & special projects while using 4-color design methodology

Developed marketing strategies with Vendor such as HP, IBM, Toshiba, Sony, Microsoft & Apple

Designed websites for www.ipodbeat.com and musiconthemac.com Involvement: Designed look and feel, Graphics, HTML, CSS, Flash
Torrance, California, United States

Viking Office Products

Graphic Artist

Traffic coordinator for advertising department that included the design, marketing, and pre-press

Developed and managed tracking sheets for internal and external advertising

Within 6 months got promoted to Graphic Artist - This is where it all began ☺
Gardena, California, United States

Education

California State University - San Bernardino

Mobile / Desktop Dev. Certification

Mobile / Desktop Dev. / CSS3, HTML5, JS, PHP, SQL, XML & Ajax.
1year online course ending 11/2017
November 2016 - United States

California State University - Dominguez Hills

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Design and Applied Arts

2000 - 2003 Carson, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),

Awards

2016 Rising Star Award from Perficient Digital Agency’s Irvine Office for demonstrating immense value and deep commitment to team projects.

2016

2015 Rising Star Award from Perficient Digital Agency for demonstrating immense value and deep commitment to team projects.

2015

Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Bizfest

Placed 2nd in National Business Plan Competition

2003

Government Of Puerto Rico

Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration

2002

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Photoshop CS6, CSS, Flash, Ftp, HTML, Quark Xpress, UI/UX, Word,

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