José De La Rosa

Editorial Designer, Photographer, Typographer

Queens, NY, USA
Highly creative and multi talented Graphic Designer and photographer with extensive experience in multimedia, and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well- developed written and verbal communication abilities. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

Work Experience

Reader's Digest

Designer

May 2018 - Present White Plains, New York, United States

Americas Quarterly

Freelance Editorial Designer

• Assist the Creative Director in designing and creating multiple layout options for magazine pages.
• Create typographically conceptual ideas for featured stories.
• Worked with production to prepare all the files for pre-press.
September 2017 - December 2017 New York, New York, United States

Rolling Stone

Editorial Design Intern

•Work closely with Art Directors and sta in designing and creating multiple layout options for the front and back of the magazine.
• Create typographically conceptual ideas for featured stories.
• Work with production to prepare all the les for pre-press.
• Assist Editorial and Photo Departments in retrieving research for various stories and SIPs.
July 2017 - October 2017 New York, New York, United States

Freelance

Graphic Designer, Design Consultant, Photographer

• Collaborate with various clients independently as a graphic designer and design consultant.
• Produce detailed visuals and illustrations while creating designs specific to client requests and desires.
• Schedule meetings with clients to discuss project progress.
• Create proposals and contracts for different design projects.
• Freelance work mainly specializes in personal branding, poster design, book design (inside and out), and design consulting.
June 2014 - Present New York, United States

La Palestra

Head Lifeguard, Pool Coordinator

–Provided swimming and safety instruction to varying class sizes.
–Performed rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents.
–Enforced guests’ adherence to pool guidelines and rules in a
respectful and professional manner.
–Administered necessary first aid and CPR assistance in response to
life-threatening situations.
July 2013 - Present New York, United States

Education

The City College Of New York

Bachelor of Fine Arts

3D Imaging 1 & 2
Digital Photo 1 & 2
Digital Video 1
Electronic Design
Print Production
Typography 1 & 2
August 2012 - December 2017 New York, New York, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Spanish (Native),
Italian (Beginner),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Cinema 4D, CSS, HTML, Lightroom,