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Stephanie Garzon

Graphic Designer

Orlando, FL, USA
I am an almost tri-lingual, (Spanish, English, Learning French) Graphic Designer specializing in branding, editorial/layout design and web. I have a passion for creative problem solving through smart use of the design principles. I want to move audiences and masses, towards what I am trying to communicate through my design choices and ideas. I have a reputation for exceeding client’s expectations, developing strong concepts and fresh, innovative ideas through well-executed design. I work with diligence in an effort to grow both personally and professionally.

Work Experience

The Proposal Center

Lead Graphic Designer

Assist Art Director; from concept through production in developing in-house proposal graphics and designs, collateral and Proposal Packaging (Binder Covers, Executive Summary, CD Labels, Tabs, etc), and printed literature.

In charge of Mood boards creation and style guides for 3D Concept of Operations graphics, organizational charts and info graphics, and proposal layout design which help writers, deliver their message in an effective way. Following the government and proposal requirements/parameters, as well as insure the mood board or style guide is adhered to. Produce to in-house pre-press specifications. Manages Graphic Designers for Specific Projects - Reports Directly to Art Director and President
December 2013 - Present Orlando, Florida, United States

RIP-IT Sports

Brand Identity Director

Responsible for coordinating all graphics to ensure a consistent presentation and brand message across materials. Projects included Print ads, Catalog design, Packaging design, Email blasts, and Photography.
May 2013 - September 2013 Orlando, Florida, United States

The Proposal Center

Intern & Graphic Artist

Assist Lead Graphic Designer; from concept through production in developing in-house proposal graphics and designs, collateral, and printed literature.

Helped creatign Mood boards and style guides for 3D Concept of Operations graphics, organizational charts and info graphics, which help writers, deliver their message in an effective way. Following the government and proposal requirements/parameters, as well as insure the mood board or style guide is adhered to. Produce to in-house pre-press specifications.
March 2012 - May 2013 Orlando, Florida, United States

Stephanie Garzon Designs

Freelance Graphic Designer/Art Director

Had the opportunity to design and art direct the Art Design Corporate Guidelines to brand several companies such as Tharssis GPS, Revista I.G. (Colombian Magazine), Innovative Films, Jordan Little personal brand, What You Know About Miami (YouTube Channel), Eternity Films, Signal Flow Productions. Delivering logos, collateral, and web front end design.

Worked as a Video Script supervisor for the U.S. Government agency FEMMA.

Designed posters, pamphlets and promotional sheets for clients such as CEDECOL (Colombian Non-profit Christian Agency), Beu Sisters (Music Band), and In 2 Art (Music Agency).

Design Resume Layouts for different clients and enhance personal brand with cover letters and business cards.
June 2010 - Present Orlando, Florida, United States

Education

Full Sail University

Bachelor of Science in Digital Arts & Design

March 2010 - November 2012 Orlando, Florida, United States

Languages

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

Awards

Full Sail University

Advance Achivement Award

2012

Full Sail University

Valedictorian Award

2012

Full Sail University

Excellence Award

2012

Full Sail University

Perfect Attendance Award

2012

Full Sail University

10 Course Director Awards in the Digital Arts and Design Program

2012

10 Course Director Awards from Full Sail University in:

-Design & Art Theory (April 2010)
-Typography and Page Layout (July 2010)
-Intellectual Property and Law (October 2010)
-Interactive Media Design and Usability (April 2012)
-Developmental Psychology (April 2012)
-Flash Media (June 2012)
-Production Management (July 2012)
-Digital Studio (August 2012)
-Portfolio Creation (September 2012)
-Personal Identity Project 1 (October 2012)