Carrer Profile

Good Design is Good Business. A graphic designer by heart, and a programmer by trade. Experience in modern front-end workflows, complete with best practices in mind. Formal training and years of experience in graphic arts. I have an eye for design and the programming knowhow to make it work.


Experience

August 2015 – February 2016 (7 months)Senior Web Developer / Front-End Designer
KMJ Webdesign
6615 S. Eastern Ave. Suite #105, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Lead web developer specializing in platform specific development in WordPress, Drupal and Shopify. Gained experience in custom WordPress/Shopify theme development, and coding standards with WordPress plugin development. Involved developing, maintaining and also troubleshooting existing production applications. Working alongside the rest of the creative team to produce marketing driven work.

  • WordPress Plugin Development coding standards
  • Shopify Theme Development Environment
  • MySQL Database Optimization, and Migrations
  • Acquainted with Drupal 8.2.3 and 7.52 releases

 

March 2015 – August 2015 (6 months)Print Graphic Designer / Web Order Processing
Promoda Group
10120 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148

Lead designer creating business cards, logos, and brochures for Las Vegas entertainers and promoters. Developed, deployed, and maintained two public facing e-commerce sites using WordPress platform with WooCommerce plugin. Optimized sites for desktop and mobile users. Responsible for back-end support and deployment of all sites.

  • In charge of creating and submitting print orders
  • Accustom to WordPress Theme Development

 

August 2011 – June 2013 (1 year 11 months)Marketing Graphic Artist / Front-End Developer
H&H Enterprises
6355 Sunset Corporate Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89120

Member of the creative service team for marketing in print and online advertising for Visstun, Digispec and CounterPoint
promotional product. Created and maintained reusable digital asset library for collaboration with business partners.

  • Assembled internal presentation documents.
  • Developed Photoshop droplet action that converts flat file to 3D presentation.
  • Worked on brands such as Cola-cola, Star Movies, Google and Budweiser.

 

Digital Design Tech
H&H Enterprises
6355 Sunset Corporate Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89120

Advanced Photoshop / Color Correction Specialist. Responsibilities included color correction digital files, color matching,
customer corrections and revisions to artwork and layout. Assisted in the launch of a new branch “Visstun” cups as a lead cup production artist. Supported implementation of a virtual proofing system for designing and developing ideas for sales support system.

  • Prepared mechanicals ready for print,
  • pre-flight for output to digital and offset presses
  • both coated and uncoated processes.

 

Aug 2015 to Feb 2016Freelance Web and Graphic Designer
Phasic Design
San Antonio, Texas

Sole proprietorship in the creative and technical services. Using referrals and online freelancing through Upwork.com (a bit handling site) I’m able to handle a good workload of web, graphic related design projects. This will also include some of my passion project feature on my website http://phasicdesign.com


Education

San Antonio College
Art/Art Studies, General
2004 – 2007

The Communication Design Program provides general education and training in the field of visual communications through both traditional and digital design course offerings.

Laracast
Online training and certifications

Learned workflow with minification, concatenation, and obfuscation through task runners such as Gulp and Grunt

Udemy
Online training and certifications

• Up-to-date release training on Laravel 5.4 system
• PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0 features
• Modern deploy process through git


Skills

Design Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom. Video and motion graphic editing with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Freehand drawing, non-computer/ traditional techniques. Design principles, color theory CMYK Spot RGB and typographical knowledge. Advanced Illustration / Photo manipulation techniques.

Programming PHP, MySQL. PHP platforms/frameworks WordPress, Drupal, and Laravel. HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, SASS and LESS. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.