Daniela Desire Diaz

Art Director. Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Houston, TX, USA
"Behind a design is a story. I want to be the architect that brings together all elements uniting history, personality, and innovation with the creation and development of a tangible vision for all my clients."

Work Experience

Freelance Uvih Olka

Graphic Designer & Illustrator. Freelance.

December 2012 - Present Texas, United States

+ 58 Digital Communications / +58 Comunicación Digital

Graphic Designer

January 2017 - Houston, Texas, United States

El Nacional

Art Director/Graphic designer/Illustrator

• Design and develop creative visuals based on the monthly promotions.
• Work closely with management, creative director, and marketing executive on strategic marketing initiative.
• Create images and graphics to convey and explain the purpose of the promotional monthly report.
• Work efficiently to ensure the design meet the deadline.
• Closely follow and guide printing processes.
September 2012 - December 2012 Venezuela

TDC Mundo

Art Director/Graphic designer

• Complete a variety of graphic design projects for inclusion on advertising campaigns, magazines, brochures, flyers, and web sites.
• Branding identity package design.• Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches and working on layouts ready for print.
January 2012 - September 2012 Venezuela

MD Nexus

Art Director/Graphic designer

• Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the project.
• Estimating the time required to complete the work and providing projects status to the creative group.
• Developing design briefs that suit the client's purpose.
• Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing an interactive design.
• Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time.
• Presenting finalized ideas and concepts to clients or account managers.
• Working with a range of media, keeping up to date with emerging technologies.
• Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.
• Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches and working on layouts ready for print.
• Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
June 2008 - December 2011 Venezuela

Notto Buró

Graphic Designer and Illustrator

• Creation of advertising material for El Nacional newspaper.
• Monthly creation of sales sheets for sponsors in the newspaper.
July 2007 - June 2008 Venezuela

Publiteca

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

• Complete a variety of graphic design projects for inclusion on advertising campaigns, magazines, brochures, flyers, and web sites.
• Branding identity package design.
January 2007 - June 2007 Venezuela

Caracas Design Institute

Professor

March 2004 - July 2005 Caracas, Venezuela

Education

Lone Star College CyFair

Visual Comm-Graphic Design (AAS)

January 2014 - August 2017 Texas, United States

Caracas Design Institute

Degree in Illustration

March 1999 - June 2003 Venezuela

Languages

Spanish (Native),
English (Advanced),

Skills

Advertising, Art Direction, Branding And Identity, Corporate Identity, Digital Illustration, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustrator, Logo Design, Painting, Photoshop, Typography, Visual Communication,

About me

I have worked as a Graphic designer for about 10 years and an Art director about 5 years ago. I have experience in logo design, branding, and corporative identity. I have worked as a part of a team of creatives, account executives, clients, and marketing developers contributing to the conceptualization of ideas and strategies. I am used to work under pressure meeting deadlines without losing the importance of details and professionalism.
My goal has been always to develop a design that suits the client’s purpose and needs. My job is to solve client's problems with creativity and an innovative ideas, letting the brand to speak for itself.
I am creative and a reliable hard-working designer. I want to work in a company like yours where I can use my skills and knowledge in collaboration with the work team.