Aris Española
Graphic Design, Saudi Arabia
 
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Brief Summary
I'm a Graphic Designer / Illustrator for the last 13+ years. Been drawing since I was a fetus. Creativity flows through me naturally. I love drawing, character creation, graphic design, animation & reading. I'm very proficient in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. I also utilize After Effects, Corel Draw, Painter, Sketchbook Pro, AutoCAD, 3DsMax, Cinema 4D & Zbrush.
Professional Experience
Aris Frias Española

2741 Belleza St.,Makati City,
Philippines 1200

KSA Office No.: (03) 898 5001
KSA Mobile No.: +966 530820402

Email Add: arisen13@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.behance.net/

Personal Data

Birth date: February 4, 1974
Civil Status: Married
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 110 kg
Nationality: Filipino
Religion: Catholic

Work Experience

Gulf Trading Corp. Ltd. - KSA
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
June 2008 – Present
- Responsible for company’s advertisement projects & promotion of its diverse range
of internationally branded products
- Creation & design of exhibition booths, store displays & outdoor/indoor ads
- Renders 3D art works for displays & product proposals
- In charge of company’s internal graphics requirements, i.e.: business cards,
letterheads, product catalogues, brochures, flyers, business folders, etc.
- In charge of meeting with printing press companies & other suppliers
- Creates original illustrations & character designs for ad related applications
- Executes product shoots for various promotion requirements
- Video editing & photographic enhancement

Al Hajry Group of Companies
GRAPHIC DESIGNER / AUTOCAD OPERATOR
Feb. 2006 – Feb. 2008
- AutoCad designing and graphics rendering
- Creates original designs for 3D rendering by heat-cutting machine
- Illustrates original artworks for template use

Brilliant Seas Shipping Corporation
GRAPHIC ARTIST / PART TIME BASIC COMPUTER INSTRUCTOR
Feb. 2005 – Dec. 2005
- Creates and design the company's graphics needs such as business cards,
letterheads, posters, etc.
- Responsible for the print advertising needs of the company.
- Teaches Basic Computer Operation and Applications particularly MS Word, MS
Excel and basic internet use to the company's employees & Mariners.

GraphicWorld, Inc.
GRAPHIC ARTIST / DESIGNER
Jan. 2004 – Dec. 2004
- Projects such as logos, call cards, letterheads, posters, banners, newsletters,
company folders, memo pads, manuals, tags, t-shirt graphics, basic packaging,
illustrations, caricatures, etc.
- Converts and edits videos for various purposes
- Conceptualize and renders character designs for various client needs
- Prepares created designs for color separation, digital and offset printing
- Researches for the latest trends and references for the use of the company

Design & Marketing Consultancy Philippines, Inc.
GRAPHIC ARTIST / DESIGNER
Dec. 2002 – Dec. 2003
- As DMCPI's head Graphic Designer, was primarily in charge for the creation of the
company's graphics needs
- Oversees the creation of printed paraphernalia
- Designs handicrafts for various People's Organizations around the country under the
livelihood program of the United Nations
- Travels the country to meet People's Organizations and holds hands-on design
training for the improvement of their native handicraft products
- Researches for the latest trends and references for the use of the company

Emil Buencamino Photography
PHOTOGRAPHER (APPRENTICE) / GRAPHIC ARTIST
April 2002 – May 2002
- In charge of the preparation and maintenance of digital photography equipment
- Assists in actual studio or outdoor location shoots
- Layouts thank you cards for clients
- Enhancement, retouching and clean-up of photos
- Responsible for finalizing photographs for digital developing through printing studios

Tickles Merchandising, Inc.
GRAPHIC ARTIST / PRODUCT DESIGNER
Oct. 1997 – Jan. 2002
- For Tickles Merchandising, was responsible for the conceptualization and design of
the company's product line, i.e.: stationeries, gift wrappers, bags, stuffed toys,
pillows, stickers, memo pads, picture frames, mugs, coin banks, etc.
- Responsible for sourcing and meeting up people capable for mass production of
Tickles' merchandise 3
- Visits all branches to check product displays, and also to check on customers
feedback on items
- Responsible for promotions and advertising requirements
- In charge of the seasonal window displays
- Designs for and suggests on aesthetic feel of stores
- For Store Co., Inc., Tickles Merchandising’s sister company, partly designs home
furniture and interior displays
- Renders 2D design layouts of Store's merchandise for local and overseas production
houses
- Visits various trade fairs and exhibits locally and also overseas
- In charge of product photography for Store's quarterly news letter

Executive Press, Inc.
REPRODUCTION CAMERAMAN / GRAPHIC ARTIST
April 1996 – Aug. 1998 (OJT & Absorbed)
- As reproduction cameraman, responsible for the creation of screens, negatives and
positives for layout artists
- In charge of recreating original artworks, through photography, for proofing purposes
- Responsible also for all dark room works
- As graphic artist, conceptualizing designs and layouts for various printing jobs
- Partial supervision of printing jobs from start to finish

Educational Attainment

Technological University of The Philippines, Manila
BACHELOR OF GRAPHIC ARTS & PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES
June 1991 – Oct. 1996

Skills
Conceptualization through sketching to digital rendering
Hand-drawn drawing, painting & caricatures
Character/mascot/cartoon creation
Digital photography & image manipulation/editing
Logo design & company branding
Advertising research & trend/creative analysis
Basic computer software & hardware repair/trouble-shooting
Can multitask and good at verbal & written communication
Leadership, creativeness & motivation

Proficiencies

Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, After Effects, Premiere, Lightroom & Acrobat
Autodesk Sketch Book Pro, Designer, AutoCad & 3Ds Max
Pixologic Zbrush
Corel Draw & Painter
Microsoft Office Word, Excel & Powerpoint
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