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Benedicto "Benjie" A. Cabañas III

Manila, Philippines
My career objective is to utilize my skills and progress in fields that encompass (but not limited to): Design Conceptualization, 3D modeling and rendering, 2D graphics, desktop publishing, photography, and copywriting.
Contact Details:
Email: benjie.cabanas@yahoo.com
Address: Blk 415 Eunos Rd 5 #02-50 Singapore 400415
Phone Number: +65 9106 8698
Experience:
Singapore
Oct 2010
DNB Solutions Pte Ltd/RGB Color Pte Ltd
Designer
Responsible for providing a variety of design concepts in 3D/2D. Also involved in installation of window display props at malls/boutiques. Does copywriting duties for internal tasks and collaterals.
Aug 2009Sep 2010
Designer
Produced design concepts and final artwork (signage, graphics, etc.) for the Universal Studios Sentosa Project. Made 3D models/rendering of wayfinding structures and other requirements. Paint retouching, sticker/signage installation, and photography of project site for catalog purposes. Provided color/quality assurance of graphic prints before sending them out to project site for installation. Does write-ups for a variety of project tenders, and also involved in the preparation of graphics/print materials for the Youth Olympic Games 2010.
May 2008Nov 2008
EVR Interior Design (Partner of Simon Wong Design Company Ltd, Hong Kong)
Senior Designer
Prepared 3D models & rendered perspectives, plans and elevations. Scope of work involved interior design concepts for clients based in Hong Kong and mainland China. Assisted co-Designers in enhancing artworks. Coordinated with Lead Designer in network rendering requirements.
Dec 2007Feb 2008
Communications Assistant
Provided designs of all hotel collateral and assisted in their approval, printing, payment, and collection. Accomplished Communications reports, press releases, recording of TV footage/radio announcements related to the hotel, took photos of hotel events and VIP’s, proofreading of company web site, and the collection/cataloging of all data related to the duties mentioned above. Also represented the Communications Manager in Sales/internal meetings in her absence.
May 2005Dec 2007
Dolly Varden Business Development Corp. / Country Affair, Inc.
Senior 3D/Graphic Designer
Responsible for design concepts, project detailing, graphics preparation for final printing, ocular inspection, photo cataloging of project sites, PC installation and network troubleshooting, and filing of project data. Also conducted interviews of applicants, and training of new design recruits. Spearheaded the standardization of 3DS Max 9 as the main software for producing designs for company clientele.
Education:
Manila, Philippines
Jun 1999Mar 2003
Bachelor of Arts Major in Journalism
Skills:
 
3D Modelling And Rendering, Adobe Indesign, Design Conceptualization, Mental Ray, News/Feature/Technical Writing, PC/Network Installation And Troubleshooting (TCP/IP/WAN), Photography, Rendering With Vray And HDR Images
Projects:
Hennessy, Chivas Regal, Tiffany, Universal Studios Sentosa, Disney (Mickey & Friends, Disney Princesses, Winnie the Pooh, Fairies), Warner Brothers (Looney Toons & DC Superheroes), Barbie, Toy Kingdom, Oreo, Garfield, Snoopy, Sanrio, Powerpuff Girls, Winx, Tommy Hilfiger, Tagheuer, Tissot, Rado, Mido, Citizen, Technomarine, My Diamond, My Tempo, No Boundaries, World Industries, Maxxe, Zippo, Pfizer, Jag, Riot Store, Camus Engineering, Traders Hotel Manila, Lasa! Manila, Krazy Donuts, Kids Watch Central, Time Depot, JP Jewelry, Karutora, Italina, Klad With Gold & Silver, Happy Feet, Marilou Jewelry Boutique, Lemon Kiss, Europak, Pacific Blue, Shoemart Department store areas, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Interior Design for both residential and commercial prospects based in Hong Kong and mainland China, etc.
Clientele:
Duty Free Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, Global Brands Group, Fun Characters Inc., Toy Kingdom, Shoemart Inc., Trinoma, Wizer Industries, Recomira Ray Corp., DesignHQ (Hirayama+Quesada), Gelicks, Time Depot, JP Network Inc., MNJ Shoe Depot, Banix, Traders Hotel Manila, ‘D Mark Multisale, Shambala Marketing, Growth Sales, Exodus, etc.
Character Reference:
Michael Abel Guese (Senior Designer) DNB Solutions Pte Ltd
Singapore
mcguese@yahoo.com/+65 97102221

Charles L. Spina, Jr. (Art Director) Kingsmen Environmental Graphics Pte. Ltd. Singapore
chuck.spina@gmail.com / +1 818 398 3337 (USA)

Mark Fermindoza Bayot (Senior Designer) Kingsmen Environmental Graphics Pte. Ltd. Singapore
mediocreme@yahoo.com / +65 8265 7513

Arch. Machoper Bale (Department Head) Simon Wong Design Co. Hong Kong / EVR Interior Design
mc_happy23@yahoo.com / +63 916 511 6267

RJ Ragasa (Lead Designer) EVR Interior Design, Philippines
rj_ragasa@yahoo.com / +63 917 356 8395

Ms Corazon “Chie” Montes (President) Dolly Varden Business Development Corp. Philippines
chie_montes2000@yahoo.com / +63 917 538 5987