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