A Devoted Designer/Creative Director who thrives in a highly competitive and creative work environment, to expose original combination of design and efficiency. perfection in ones craft is key to Increase in company growth and innovation.


Personal 

Objective - To Be the most efficient and productive designer/ Creative at all times.

Ethnicity - Mexican American
Speak/ write/ read English & Spanish
(Born in: East LA).

Interests - Creative design, sports, music, fitness and travel.  

 

Favorite Quote - "Believe in your flyness, and conquer your shyness."- Kanye West 

Birthdate - January 17th 1986

 


Work experience

KTOO/ ALVY LUXE (Womens Apparel) 
(Designer / Creative Director) 7/7/16-Current

link: www.alvyluxe.com                                               Responsibilities:  Working on Graphic design media such as  catalogs, logo design, online ads, business cards, signage design, garment (apparel) design and also re-touching photos for all media concepts. Creating social media content and creative concepts. Also to maintain company website updates and photos for (Alvy Luxe) along with Social Media content and posts, POs, Orders Shipments and dealing with vendors and manufactures.    

Urgent Gear  (Designer) 12/1/15-7/1/16

link: www.urgentgear.com                      Responsibilities:  Create all Tech packs, CAD Sheets and line sheets for mens wear and boys apparel. Also to create original art work and tech patterns for graphics and fabric needed. Design look books and any visual media needed. All work was for two brands MICROS & INDIGO STAR.  

Allied injury co./Royal trappings/ Glow Beverage
(Designer / Creative Director) 4/15/15- 9/5/15 (contract )

link: www.royaltrappings.com                                              Responsibilities:  Worked on Graphic design media such as  catalogs, logo design, online ads, business cards, signage design, t-shirt graphic designs and also re-touching photos for all media concepts. Social media content and creative concepts. Also maintained website updates and photos for (Royal Trappings) along with Social Media content and posts, POs, Orders Shipments and dealing with vendors and manufactures.   

 

NEW CHEF FASHION (GRAPHIC DESIGNER) 5/31/14- 9/25/14

Link: www.newcheffashion.com                                          Responsibilities: Graphic/ Production design media such as catalogs, logo design, online ads, business cards, signage design, t-shirt graphic designs and also re-touching photos for all media concepts. 

Hemosure inc./ADS/ WHPM Irwindale, CA   03/2011- 09/2013

link: www.hemosure.com                                                      Responsibilities: Marketing concepts/ ideas/designs
for Drug Test products. Designing Flyers, Catalogs, Pop ups (banners), post cards, Business cards, ETC. Dealing with print orders and print shops. (print ready files) Creating new package designs and photos adjustments.

JnS Collective (Creative Director/Graphic Designer) 7/1/14- 2/3/15 (contract)

Link: www.sezieanddesist.com                                             Responsibilities: All graphic design media such as
tech packs, CAD sheets, catalogs, logo
design, online ads, business cards, signage
design, t-shirt graphic designs. in charge of the
creative concepts such as photoshoot ideas , 
capsule collections, campaign. Design
responsibilities: Design item concepts from
scratch, illustration, Create fresh ideas, 
also collaboration with other designers if
needed,fabrics, work with cutters (cut and
sew personal). Understanding of fabrics, 
trims, construction, and sketching. Also
traveld for 20% of the job to mexico (Puebla)
to work with our factory staff. 

 

Mehr & Alvandi Law Firm, Irvine, CA  08/2010-12/2010 (First Graphic Design job)
Responsibilities: Marketing concepts in the
graphic design department and also Handling
all designs for Flyers, Business cards, catalogs, 
and info Ads. 

 


INTERNships & Past non pay work

Ana.m designs USA clothing, Hollywood, CA (internship) 5/2010 - 8/ 2010                 Responsibilities: Clothing designs and also poster ads, Web images and updates on their website.

 

Lindenwood University, St. Louis, MO (College work study) 09/2008- 05/2010                                               Responsibilities: Freelance design work in all campus needs. 

 

Made You Look Graphics, St. Louis, MO (internship)  
02/2010-05/2010                                                            
-Responsibilities: Design ADS, catalogs, pamphlets, Flyers, Photos, Web layouts and logos.


Skills & Highlights

Skill Set programs (*CS3-CS6):

Adobe Photoshop*
Adobe illustrator*
Adobe InDesign*
Adobe flash*
microsoft word
microsoft outlook
microsoft power point
microsoft excel
Dreamweaver* 
html
css
wacom tablet
Social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinester & Snapchat)

Big Cartel platform, Squarespace platform, Megenta site platform  

 

Highlights:

MAC OS
PC Platform
Typography
Color Theory
Fashion Sense (Trends)
Company Identity
Marketing
Web/ Design Layout
Apparel Design
Logos
Tech Design  
Creative Concepts
Management (e-Commerce/Social media)                        Street Wear Knowledge


EDUCATION

 

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO Graduation 6/15/ 2010                                                                   BFA Studio Arts - Emphasis in Graphic
Design and Web design

Citrus Community College, Glendora, CA Graduation 6/12/2007                                                                         AA Certificate General Studies

Northview High school, Covina, CA Graduation  7/14/ 2004                                                                          High school diploma


NOTABLE PROJECTS

Collaboration design with AMT Brand (jacket) (9/10/2016) 

Created a Floral design for a trendy embroidery style jacket that will be sold at FOREVER 21 (online only). 

JRYU F/W 2016 LOOKBOOK (12/20/15-2/10/16) 
Co-Designed with JYRU (Korean Fashion Brand) Fall/ Winter 2016 Lookbook. 

CHRIS BROWN Performance JACKET (9/25/14-10/2/14) 
Co-Designed with JNS Collective a Pink Parka Jacket for Chris Brown (seen in Portfolio). 

JNS COLLECTIVE COLLABERATION WITH KALIKID Clothing (10/15/14-12/28/14)
Collaberation T-Shirts Sold at Karmaloop & Kazbah
(Online retailers sold 675 units).

Lindenwood University  (4/25/2010)

 Sr. Art Exhibition