RELEVANT SKILLS Please see my website: www.aliciacort.com for my award-winning portfolio. Expert: Photoshop and Illustrator. Illustration: pen and ink, digital, charcoal, pencil. Film and commercial industry: head graphic designer, assistant art director. Proficient and current in all printing techniques. Manage… Read More
RELEVANT SKILLS Please see my website: www.aliciacort.com for my award-winning portfolio. Expert: Photoshop and Illustrator. Illustration: pen and ink, digital, charcoal, pencil. Film and commercial industry: head graphic designer, assistant art director. Proficient and current in all printing techniques. Management and direction of subcontractors and in-house crews. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
WORK EXPERIENCE 06/09-07/10 Art Director, Ca’ Momi Boutique Winery: Napa Head designer and artist. Paint and design all wine labels: private and in house. All web design and management. Lead all in-house creative marketing meetings. Design all collateral, giveaways, and large format graphics. Manage and art direct all photography. Work directly with printing houses— format and layout labels for print. Head all press checks: ensure color matching, alignment, overall quality of all label production.
03/06 -12/09 Assistant Art Director, ImagineLA productions: Los Angeles Coordinate crew, assist art director: high level design decisions, design all forms for commercial productions. Head all graphic design and production for signage, collateral, advertisements, and set dressing. Clients include: Traveler’s insurance, Chase bank, Bank of America, L’Oreal, Old Navy, Wendy’s, Dr. Scholls.
04/05-04/07 Creative Director, Spin66 Studio Marketing Agency: Santa Cruz Corporate branding, logo design, campaign development, collateral design, trade show exhibits and graphics. 3-D modeling. Internal and external creative direction, Ads (print & web), web, multimedia presentations, templates, product launches and product marketing, mailer and email blast design, layout, business identity advancement.
6/02-12/03 Designer, Professional Exhibits & Design: Sacramento Full direction of concept, design, manufacture and exhibition of every design job in the business. Head all print work. Work directly with all construction teams with the building of custom furniture, trade show exhibits, showroom displays. Create all set-up and packing instructions. Lead creative and
CONSULTING EXPERIENCE 11/03-Present Contract Designer, Creative Art Director, ARC Design Design 2-D and 3-D graphics, Illustration. Web design, ads, collateral, composition and typography. Branding and color consultation. Prop design, collateral design, large-format graphics, tradeshow exhibits, children’s book illustration, and packaging design. Grammar and editing. Manage and direct all contractors including web programmers, animators, printers, and admin. Show paintings locally. construction teams.
1/02-6/02 Intern, LPA Sacramento, Inc.: Sacramento Assist in Microstation space planning designs, contact and deal with Product Manufacturers, design and creation of concept/art boards for presentations, create 3-D models.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION 2002-2010 “Best in Show” Awards for tradeshow Graphics and Exhibits throughout US. 2000 & 2001 Design work chosen to be displayed in UC Davis Permanent Design Gallery. Winter, 2000 Finalist in Galleria Design Contest for Earth-Sheltered Cafe design. Spring, 2000 Nominated Co-chair of Set Design Committee for UC Davis Picnic Day Read Less