Rafael Mendoza

Freelance

El Paso, TX, USA
I’m Rafael Mendoza Vela. Web designer from MX [ Ciudad Juárez, Chih. ] , based in USA [ El Paso, Tx. ] . I have a Passion for Graphic design, UI and Web design, with over 12+ years of industry experience, my work is design and develop the best websites around.
Demonstrated talent for front and back-end web development to optimize online presence, also good at wordpress and other CMS platforms. As a graphic designer, I had participated in the development and execution of successful marketing campaigns. I see design not as a job, but as a passion.

Work Experience

Freelancer

Web Designer/Front-End Developer/Graphic Designer

• Coordinated, created and scheduled content, designs and periodic
updates to company website.
• Designed website layouts, templates and unique branded looks.
• Conceptualized, planned and executed original designs for wide range of website properties.
• Gathered specifications and other key details to meet requirements of site development.
• Installed program language and configurations required for cross-platform compatibility within CMS environment.
• Created wireframes ands creen-flow diagrams.
• Provided front-end website development using WordPress and other
editing software.
• Implemented website maintenance, content management, update and
security resource tutorials to assist end-user training.
• Converted graphic designs to usable web images using Adobe Photo
Shop.
• Coded websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery languages.
September 2020 - Present Texas, United States

Mercatika

Web Designer

• Provided front-end website development using WordPress and other
editing software.
• Planned website development, converting mockups into usable web
presence with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS coding.
• Conducted functional testing over course of web development lifecycle.
• Established presentation consistency across Chrome, Safari, Firefox and
other common browser interfaces.
• Provided ongoing efficiency and security maintenance and patching on
website interface to maintain viability after launch.
• Developed functional digital design concepts across various platforms to
strengthen company brand and identity.
• Applied latest emerging technology, software and project application
trends to update and maintain site applicability.
• Employed coding practices based on commonly accepted standards to
establish site layout and user interface.
• Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print
materials, brochures, banners and signs.
• Created aesthetically-pleasing advertisements that complemented
products.
• Designed creative digital displays used in on-line advertising for local
businesses.
• Designed graphics for websites and promotions for marketing purposes.
• Contributed design ideas in early planning stages with customers and
project managers.
• Developed print materials such as brochures, banners and signs.
• Applied creative expertise to present marketing concepts.
• Purchase and configuration of domains and hosting plans.
• E-mail configuration setup.
September 2013 - September 2020 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Blue-Panda

Graphic Designer/Web Designer

• Conceptualized, planned and executed original designs for wide range of
website properties.
• Gathered specifications and other key details to meet requirements of
site development.
• Installed program language and configurations required for
cross-platform compatibility within CMS environment.
• Developed site content and graphics by coordinating copywriting, and
designing images, icons, banners and enhancements.
• Created wireframes, screen-flow diagrams and UI spec documentation.
• Chose domain names, completed registrations and maintained website
and web hosting account.
• Enhanced functionality and appearance of website and repaired
functionality issues.
• Determined coding requirements for site creation, including e-commerce
capability, security and specialized scripts.
• Identified and eliminated website bugs to improve user experience.
• Developed concepts, target audience, requirements, deadlines and
budgets.
• Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print
materials, brochures, banners and signs.
• Designed website layouts, templates and unique branded looks.
• Applied creative expertise to present marketing concepts.
• Created broad range of work using various design techniques.
• Met with customers to present mockups and collect information for
adjustments.
• Developed print materials such as brochures, banners and signs.
February 2008 - September 2013 El Paso, Texas, United States

Education

UACJ - IADA

Graphic Design

Juarez, Mexico

Languages

English (Conversational),
Spanish (Native),

Awards

The City Magazine

Best Editorial Design

2013

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Corel Draw, Visual Code Editor,

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