Resume

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Master of Business Administration, 1994 – 1996
Escuela de Administración de Negocios, EDAN, Asunción, Paraguay.

Bachelor in Visual Arts (Magna Cum Laude), 2005 – 2006
University of California, San Diego.

Mesa Community College, San Diego, CA, 2002 – 2004

Diploma in Multimedia & Graphic Design, 1997 – 1998
Platt College, San Diego, CA.

International Cooperation Workshop, 1995
Centre d’Etudes en Gestion Internationale CEGI, Leuven, Belgium.

Degree in Accounting, 1988 – 1993
Univesidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.

Bremerton High School, Bremerton, WA, 1987

Colegio de la Asunción, Asunción Paraguay, 1987

QUALIFICATIONS

Highly creative, versatile and multi-talented Graphic Designer, Artist and Illustrator with extensive experience in website design, multimedia, public art projects, and print.

Experience working in a fast passed environment, multitasking and managing several projects with tight deadlines, in direct contact with clients.

Excellent communication skills, organized and punctual.

Fluent in English and Spanish. Advance level in Italian.

Extremely motivated, honest, positive and professional.

Experience hiring and administrating personal, office administration and clerical duties, processing information, working in a production department, as well as managing inventories, and long term plans.

US Citizen, fully authorized to work in the US. – Active California Driver’s License.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Platforms:
Mac and Windows

Applications & Languages:
Word, Excel, Power Point, File Maker Pro.
Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Image Ready, Quark and Streamline.
Dreamweaver, Word Press Customization and Blogging, Flash Animation, HTML, PHP, CSS, Adobe Acrobat and familiarity with Social Networking.
Final Cut Pro, Director, iMovie, iPhoto, iDVD, Premiere, Strata, and 3DStudio Max.
Internet and email applications savvy.
Hardware and software troubleshooting.
Acquaintance with large scale printing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Adobe Illustrator Instructor, Platt College, San Diego, CA.
Typography Instructor, Platt College, San Diego, CA.
2010 – Present

Emphasis on illustration with vectors, and book cover design.    

Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Artist, San Diego, CA.
1998 – Present

Freelance Graphic Designer, with experience in personal identity and logos, website design and Word Press custom blogs, photo retouching, book covers, book trailers, movie editing, mailers, database administration, printed collateral material, posters, original art and illustrations.

Selected Clients: MonkeyCMedia Design House and Gallery, Model Call Salon, Blisswear, Specialized Painting Co., Solmania, SKADA Inc., Aroma4, CRS Inc., Coastal Association Services Inc., and Jewel (singer and artist).

San Diego Artist Joyce Cutler-Shaw, La Jolla, CA.
July 2001 – 2008

Personal Computer Assistant

Responsibilities included all art production, movie production and editing, digital image creation, artists books layouts, architectural plans, mailing lists, emails, printing and scanning, posters creation, photography library administration, postcards, invitations, mailers and large scale printed archival art pieces.

Relevant Projects: Various solo shows in San Diego, Los Angeles and New York, Public installations for The Mission Valley Branch Library and The East San Jose Carnegie Library, among others.

www.joycecutlershaw.com

TransWestern Publishing, San Diego, CA.
August 1999 – December 2001

Production Associate

Scanning, composing advertising, photo retouching and photo correction in the production department, for phone directories publications.

PARESA, Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, Paraguay.
March 1988 – January 1997

Administrative Assistant, Production Manager, Sales Representative

In the Administration department, extensive experience working in clerical duties, office administration, accounting, cost accounting, finances, and controlling distribution centers.

As a Production Manager, responsibilities included experience with production inventory management, productivity reports, and hiring personal.

In the Sales department, experience in marketing, long term presentations, magazine layouts, visits to customers and market research.

Two month Internship in the Human Resources department.

PRINTED SAMPLES, REFERENCES, QUOTES & SALARY HISTORY

PDF resume, references, work samples, quotes and salary history available upon request.
Browse through the categories in the blog to see selected work samples.