Alex Beker
Advertising, United States
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Contact details
Tel: 305 3365451
Brief Summary
I'm a Graphic Designer, Sr. Art Director & Photographer. Born in Argentina, lived in Toronto, Canada from 2000 until 2011 and now my new home is in Miami. I have 15 years of experience in the advertising industry. Also my photo project Things I Saw Today ( is currently being exhibited at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. (Dec 2011-May 2012)
Toyota, Mazda, Ford, Unicef, MADD, Alberta Cancer Board, Duracell, Walmart, Unilever, P&G, Tylenol, Canada Dry, Scotiabank.
Professional Experience

• Creative who understand business and client perspectives
• Ability to develop effective communication and advertising campaigns for diverse clients, from multinational companies to charities and non-for-profit organizations
• Skilled brand builder from concept stage to final implementation for print, TV, web, radio, direct marketing and promotional pieces
• Strong capacity to deal and negotiate with suppliers, production companies, printers, photographers and illustrators to obtain the best and most efficient results for the client
• Fully bilingual English-Spanish
• Proficient in Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Word


• Worked in three different countries (Canada, US and Argentina) with equal effectiveness
• Successfully developed fully integrated campaigns for clients such as Alberta Cancer Board, Toyota and Tylenol.
• Also created corporate identity, collateral design and additional materials to raise money for Temple Sinai Toronto
• Obtained numerous awards at national and international advertising competitions, including Cannes, Clio, One Show, Marketing Magazine and New York Festivals


2005 - 2011
 Senior Art Director & Graphic Designer (Freelance)
JWT, Toronto Mott’s Clamato, Listerine, Polysporin, Mazda, Walmart, Tim Hortons
Young & Rubicam, Toronto
Ford Motor Company of Canada
Bensimon Byrne, Toronto Scotiabank, Ontario Science Centre, President’s Choice
Manifest Communications, Toronto Alberta Cancer Board, Ontario Medical Association, Stem Cell Research Foundation, Memorial University, St. Elizabeth Health Care, Foresters
Juniper Park, Toronto Frito Lay, SunChips
Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto Kraft Canada
Temple Sinai of Toronto Brand Identity / Collateral Design
Dentsu, Toronto
Taxi 2, Toronto Mini Canada, ATP Americas
Venture Communications, Toronto Lipton
Dieste & Partners, Dallas New Business Pitch
Turbulence, Miami New Business Pitch
Ole Advertising, New York General Electric
Launch Brand Marketing, Toronto Natrel, Glade
Taxi Canada, Toronto Telus, WestJet, Corel, Mini Canada
Leo Burnett, Toronto Cadbury

2002-2005 Art Director
Saatchi & Saatchi, Toronto Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Toyota, Tylenol, Leon’s

2000-2002 Art Director
Grey Worldwide, Toronto Unicef, Ontario Lung Association, Pedigree, Special Olympics, Canon, Canadian Tire, GlaxoSmithKline (Nytol), Downy

1996-1999 Art Director
Ogilvy & Mather, Argentina Unilever, Duracell

1994-1996 Art Director
TBWA, Argentina Carrefour, MTV, SevenUp

1990-1994 Graphic Designer
Florida Products, Argentina Benetton, Wrangler, Coca-Cola

1986-1990 Graphic Designer, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Excellent references available upon request
Awards and Recognition
Cannes Bronze Lion, Silver New York Festivals, Gold Marketing Magazine, Merit One Show, Gold FIAP, Clio Finalist

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