Jaime Bandres

Digital Art Director

New York, NY, USA
I am an experienced Art Director with over 8+ years experience in UX/UI design/digital and print properties; specializing in effective design to create demand for omni-channel projects. My experience includes driving all aspects of creative, ensuring quality and timely production across all collateral (e-commerce, marketing materials, in-store signage). Various responsibilities also included daily site maintenance, wireframing/prototyping digital content, email design, coding, photo retouching, project conception, production and completion in different language platforms.

Originally from Miami, I attended and graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a B.F.A majoring in Graphic Design; with a background in Graphic Design, Fashion, Visual Arts, Public Relations and Museums.

For more info visit:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaime-bandres-1722605/

Willing to relocate to: Europe
Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Uniqlo Usa

Digital Art Director

Responsible for the conception, design and execution of digital visuals to be used in online advertising and digital marketing; across web, mobile apps, social media and multi-language platforms. Various responsibilities included creative direction, UX & UI design execution of all digital aspects of uniqlo.com ( wireframing, homepage, emails, social media, ad units, mobile etc.) in partnership with VP of Digital Marketing. Lead the direction of print/store collateral as well as concepting photoshoots for seasonal digital look books. Collaborated cross-functionally with Global team, Marketing, PR, Ecommerce Director, Merchants, Copywriters, Front end web developer, and Photographers.
May 2014 - New York, United States

Freelance

Art Direction Consultant

Art Directed the conception, design and execution of digital visuals to be used in online advertising and digital marketing; across web, mobile apps, social media and multi-language platforms; Companies include Ann Taylor, Ralph Lauren, Ideeli, Scoop NYC, AOL, FuMorton, Reed Krakoff for Coach, Elizabeth Arden, Liz Claiborne, Odgis + Co. for P.W.C, Weight Watchers; Various responsibilities included creative direction, UX & UI design execution of all digital aspects (homepage, emails, social media, ad units, mobile etc.) in partnership with cross-functionally Global teams such as Marketing, PR, Ecommerce Director, Merchants, Copywriters, Front end web developer, and Photographers.
April 2010 - New York, United States

Avon

Digital Design Manager

Art Directed, Concepted, Designed and Managed daily site maintenance of all digital aspects of meetmark.com (wireframing, homepage, emails, social media, sweepstakes, ad units, flash banners etc) in different language platforms. Responsible for creating fluid e-commerce initiatives that elevated the brand; Integral part of the creative process from original concepts to final implementation. Various responsibilities included site redesign, interfaces, UX & UI design execution, coding utilizing CSS, HTML, Java Script, flash (AS2/3). Collaborated with Brand Art Director, Ecommerce Manager, Merchants, PR, copywriting team, developers, principle clients/partners and IT to coordinate content pushes/site releases and publishing web content.
November 2012 - May 2014 New York, United States

Education

Maryland Institute College Of Art (MICA)

B.F.A

August 2002 - May 2006 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Languages

Spanish (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Creative, After Effects, And Adobe, Cloud (Photoshop, CSS, Design, Drawing, Dreamweaver And Working, Illustrator, InDesign), InVision, JavaScript, Knowledge Of Sketch, Microsoft Word, Mixed Media. Familiar, On PC/Mac Platforms, Painting And, Proficient In UI/UX, Prototype, UI Design , UX Design, Web Design, Wireframing, With HTML, XD.,