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Designer // Art Director

Chicago, IL, USA

Work Experience

Freelance

Designer // Art Director // Letterer

Worked with some businesses including:
• FÁS Chicago - 6-month contract filling for the Creative Director of the advertising agency. Focused on concepting, brainstorming, and execution of ideas. Worked directly with the client on some projects.
• Little Nugget App - Worked directly with the Founder and Creative Director to create hand-lettered artwork for the app.
• Henthorne Art Foto - Designed and branded the Between Worlds exhibition as well as a 144-page hardcover book showcasing the new collection of images taken in collaboration with Andres Amador, a beach-scape artist. I worked with the printers in Italy to ensure the quality of the black and white images. Designed both trade copy and limited edition copy.
November 2010 - Present United States

Slack And Company

Freelance Designer - Full-time Designer

• Worked in collaboration with the Creative Director on designing print- and web-based projects for clients such as GE and Ingredion.
• Managed multiple projects under aggressive deadlines.

Freelance: December 2013 - July 2014
Full-time: July 2014 - May 2015
December 2013 - May 2015 Illinois, United States

Company Man Studios

Interactive Art Director

• Contributed concepts and design recommendations for web and front-end development projects.
• Collaborated with the team and clients to create and execute effective web and print campaigns for clients such as Saint Leo University and MOSI.
• Collaborated with the team on interaction designs.
• Verified all final designs before sending to production.
October 2012 - October 2013 Florida, United States

Schifino Lee Advertising + Branding

Designer

• Conceptualized and executed numerous integrated marketing campaigns for various clients, such as Lowry Park Zoo and Tony Little.
• Executed creative designs for print and web-based projects on a timely manner.
• Verified all final designs before sending to production.
• Managed multiple projects under aggressive deadlines.
• Collaborated with the account team to deliver on client objectives in business-savvy, creative ways.
December 2011 - October 2012 Florida, United States

Education

University Of Tampa

Bachelors of Arts

Advertising and Public Relations with a concentration in Design.
May 2011 Florida, United States

University Of Puerto Rico

Started my bachelor's in Communication (Advertising and Public Relations) and transferred to the University of Tampa the following year.
August 2007 - Puerto Rico

Languages

English (Fluent),
Spanish (Native),

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Pen And Paper,