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Luis Acosta

New York, NY, USA
Elevate brands and experiences through strategically driven creative.

Work Experience

Austin & Williams

Creative

A full service Ad Agency focused on delivering results.
January 2014 - Present Hauppauge, New York, United States

Mirror Design Studio

Creative Director

A boutique design agency specializing in creating meaningful and strategically driven design for our clients. I managed a team of in-house designers and together we worked on packaging, branding, digital and event projects.
August 2012 - October 2013 New York, New York, United States

G2 USA

Creative

- As a member of the New Business team I assist G2 in its effort of securing new and continuing business

- Conceptualize, design, and execute design solutions for clients such as CVS, HERTZ and AETNA

- Manage presentation process to streamline procedures and meet all deadlines
August 2011 New York, New York, United States

Weidlinger Associates

Senior Graphic Designer & 3d Visualizer

- Creative management of the firm’s nationwide Sustainability Initiative:
◦Branding and logo design
◦Promotional packaging design
◦Created appropriate signage and stations to encourage proper recycling practices

- Implemented new procedures and database to facilitate the creation of standard stationary and business cards to be executed firm-wide.

- 3D Visuals including Modeling, Rendering and Animations for global projects including; Brazil: Morumbi Stadium and Recife Stadium, China: Gaoyang and Wintergarden, NJ Path system, Verrazano Narrows approach.

- Revamped the firm’s Annual Report with new design approach and increased content by 300%

- Direct dealings with suppliers and production houses
2008 - 2011 New York, New York, United States

Nakaoka / Roberts

Junior Designer

- Design Development packages for High-End Retail shops including branding schemes, logo creation, signage, fixture design, floor plans and elevations

- Collaborations with various design houses for consistency, thoroughness and proper execution of design intent. Sourcing, spec’ing and bidding procedures

- Clients include: MGM Mirage, Judith Leiber, Eva Scrivo & Mary Norton

- AutoCad Drafting, VectorWorks Drafting, 3D Modeling and Rendering with Maya and SketchUp

- Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
2007 - 2008 New York, New York, United States

Mingo Design

Designer

- AutoCAD drafting, worked with various architect firms. Construction drawings for contractors and manufacturers

- Generated 3D models to accompany AutoCAD plans. Enhanced visualization with full 3D renderings to expedite job approval

- Created animated walkthroughs for large scale residential projects

- Produced promotional material including but not limited to oversized signs, magazine and newspaper ads, company apparel, fliers and direct mailer

- Managed staff including designers, woodworkers and fabricators
2004 - 2007 New York, New York, United States

Education

4A's - American Association Of Advertising Agencies

2012 - 2012 New York, New York, United States

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Continuing Education

2010 - 2011 New York, New York, United States

Pratt Institute

BA

September 1999 - May 2004 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Awards

Graphic Design USA

2014 GDUSA American Package Design Award

2014

New York City Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene

NYC Condom wrapper design winner

2011

Skills

Print Design, Web Design, 3D Modeling And Animation, Art Directing, Branding, Conceptualization, Creative Problem Solving, Environmental Design, Interior Design, Packaging Design, Presentation Design, Strategic Marketing,