miguel martinez
Art Direction, Los Angeles California United States
 
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Contact details
Tel: 562 652-2474
Brief Summary
I am a Creative Director / Designer / Entrepreneur who contributes as much into his work as physically and mentally possible. I have over 12 years working experience in my field and have designed in almost every graphic format that contributes to multi-media. I have designed and contributed to projects listings from Brochures to Business Cards to Film Posters and much much more.
Clients
My experience has provided me to work with clients such as Disney, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks, Universal and various studios.
Professional Experience

Miguel A. Martinez

4621 Silvertip Dr,  Whittier, CA 90601   |  [email protected]  | (562) 652-2474

 

Summary:

My work ethic is simple. Be creative, make it dynamic and make sure its effective! I work to provide graphical answers that make a difference and provide the needed support a team requires to produce successful results.

 

Professional Experience:

 

SPYDERFROG CREATIVE, Santa Fe Springs, CA                                   March 2009 - Present

Freelance Art Director / Graphic Designer / Independent Consultant

Providing artwork support for corporate branding. Working with creative teams in the development of print campaigns for consumer and trade markets.

 

WARNER BROS, Burbank, CA (On-Air)                                                    March 2010 – Jan 2012

Graphic Designer / Independent Consultant

Creating collateral keyart, style guides and various formats regarding conceptualized design.
Working with creative, marketing and sales teams in the development of print campaigns
(consumer and trade) for on-air as well as theatrical and web based products.

 

LIONSGATE FILMS, LLC, Santa Monica, CA                                          October 2007 - March 2009

Art Director / Designer - Home Entertainment

Main duties included :

            • Developing key art for Home Entertainment campaigns

            • Designing in-store merchandising materials.

            • Creating mechanical templates for vendor and pre-press prep.

            • Working as a liaison between vendors, photographers, and illustrator

                in the creation of key art and product development.

 

ECLIPSE ADVERTISING, Burbank, CA                                                   August 2005 - October 2007

Art Director / Digital Artist

Responsible for:

            • Concept keyart development

            • Pencil and digital comps

 

KIPER/LASCU, Pacific Palisades, Ca                                                           April 2003 - August 2005

Art Director / Graphic Artist / Web Designer

In charge of:

            • Keyart concept and development

            • Logo Illustration and design

            • Mechanical production for 1sheets, screeners, DVD / VHS packaging

                for promotional displays and campaign collateral.

            • Building brands for product collateral

            • Website development, online product stats

            • Coordinate and manage schedules, budgets, talent and vendors

            • Photographed product and cataloged for collateral campaigns

                increasing volume profit for regional sales.

 

ODYSSEY INNOVATIVE DESIGNS, Azusa, Ca                                      September 2001 - April 2003

Marketing Art Director/ Designer/ Artist/Photographer

Responsible for everything:

            • Building brands for product collateral

            • Website development, online product stats

            • Coordinate and manage schedules, budgets, talent and vendors

            • Photographed product and cataloged for collateral campaigns

                increasing volume profit for regional sales.

 

MONOCHROME GRAPHICS, Santa Fe Springs, CA                               May 1997 - September 2001

Art Director/ Designer/ Artist/Photographer

Utilized art direction, design, illustration and concept development talent for creating  exciting, vibrant promotional ads, flyers, banners, print and web materials, catering to the night-club and entertainment industry.

 

Skills:

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, QuarkXPress,

Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word. Working knowledge of Adobe Flash,

Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut, Maxon Cinema 4d, Adobe Sound Pro

 

Education:

ART INSTITUTE OF NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Studies in motion animation and design – Present Degree Courses

 

RIO HONDO COLLEGE

Studies: Communications / Graphic Arts - 07.95 - 05.97

 

AMERICAN ANIMATION INSTITUTE

Studies: Animation / Life Drawing / Storyboard conceptions and layout design- 01.96 - 01.97

 

Unrelated Studies and Experience:

U.S. NAVY - Persian Gulf War Veteran, completed full duty requirements

Honorable Discharge  11.87 - 11.93

 

OCEAN CORPORATION - Master Diver / Underwater construction for

Deep Sea Salvage  12.89 - 09.91

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