Raul Jimenez

Illustrator / Graphic Designer/Art Director

Sarasota, FL, USA

Work Experience


Art Director / Graphic Designer / Illustrator

Ownership, operation and management of freelance design studio. Specializing in web design, print design, logo design, marketing collateral, Adobe Flash animation, photo retouching, color correcting, digital illustration and
traditional illustration.
October 1988 - Present Sarasota, Florida, United States

Suncoast Print & Promtions

Lead Graphic Designer/Digital Press Operator

Design and layout brochures, logos, business forms, signage, promotional items, and most forms of print media utilizing Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Operate and troubleshoot Xerox digital printer running Fiery Rip Station software in a PDF workflow environment. Analyze and fix client files to work in our printing workflow.
November 2016 - April 2020 Florida, United States


Creative Director & Designer

Worked closely with owner to direct and coordinate web and print design projects from start to finish, spearheaded innovative designs, and brainstormed branding concepts & strategies. Conceived and designed award winning webjunkees.com website.Designed self-promotion material for webjunkees.com.
August 2008 - August 2010 Sarasota, Florida, United States

Odato Marketing Group

Website Designer & Print Designer

Worked with Website Director to translate client’s existing print branding into custom websites. Designed innovative custom HTML and Adobe Flash sites including story-boarding concepts. Sliced design comps in Adobe Photoshop for both HTML/CSS and Flash sites. Produced detailed custom composite bitmap and vector illustrations utilizing Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Assisted Creative Director in designing print ads and collateral material.
November 2007 - March 2008 Sarasota, Florida, United States



Associates in Applied Science

Illustration Major
September 1987 - September 1988 New York, New York, United States

Keiser University


Courses: Adobe InDesign; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Premiere; Macromedia Director MX; Maxon Cinema 4D;
Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash Professional
July 2006 - August 2007 Sarasota, Florida, United States

The Art Institute Of Fort Lauderdale


Illustration Major
September 1984 - September 1985 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

California State University - Fullerton

Illustration Program
August 1982 - August 1984 Fullerton, California, United States


American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver Addy Award Webjunkees Web Site (4AAF)


American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

2010 Gold Addy Award Webjunkees Website (AAF Suncoast)



Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter , Digital Illustration, Murals, Traditional Illustation,