EDUCATION & TRAINING


352 Media Group, Gainesville, FL
Web Design/Coding Intern
Jan - April 2009

Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL
Digital Media Technology
May 2009

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Microbiology and Cell Science
December 2006

SKILLS


• Photoshop ®
• Illustrator ®
• InDesign ®
• Dreamweaver ®

• Fireworks ®
• Lightroom ®
• MS Word ®
• MS PowerPoint ®

• MS Excel ®
• HTML and CSS
• Windows ® OS
• Mac ® OS



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Graphic Arts Coordinator
Anda Inc, Weston, FL
Mar 2010 – Present
- Responsible for creation of promotional materials such as flyers, brochures,
newsletters and booklets.
- Responsible for maintaning the product image gallery for use on print and web
- In charge of re-designing the company's website. To be launched by the end
of 1st quarter 2011.

Graphic Designer
Renaissance Printing, Gainesville, FL
May – Nov 2009<
- Responsible for solution development, following specific instructions and deadlines.
- Designed a variety of publications including brochures, newsletters, calendars, business cards, posters and postcards.


Graphic Designer / 2nd Photographer / Photographer’s Assistant
Amantez Designs and Photography, Gainesville, FL
Sep 2006 – Dec 2008
- Designed wedding albums, various web site graphics, logos and maps.
- Handled photographic equipment as assistant, later progressing to second photographer.
- Managed, restored, and retouched professional portraits.


Strategic Sourcing Intern
Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, FL
Summer 2005 and 2006
- Suggested consolidation of suppliers based on their value which led to a 10MM
reduction of departmental spending.
- Compiled information to calculate possible cost avoidances of product sterilization.



VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE


2009 Kiss My ADDY Awards, Gainesville, FL

Show Production Committee
Created 24 page Award Winners’ Book, Awards PowerPoint presentation, event’s decorative posters, and meal tickets.

Promotions Committee
Created ads published in several Gainesville magazines and newspapers.



HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS


2009
Student Gold ADDY - Jay’s Semiannual Bridal Expo, Campaign
Student Silver ADDY Regional and District - Arena Girls Surf Shop, Corporate I.D.
Student Silver ADDY - Emiliano’s Cafe, Brochure
Florida Print Awards, Photography - Best of Category
Florida Print Awards, Package Design - Judges Award
Yellow Pages National Ad Competition - Honorable Mention
STOP® Children’s Cancer Fantasy Event, Invitation - 1st Place
Digital Media Technology Student Showcase, Invitation - 1st Place
Dean’s List - Spring Semester

2008
AdFed of Gainesville Scholarship Recipient
Dean’s List - Spring and Fall Semesters

2007
Ford Motor's Blue Oval Scholars Nationwide Logo Competition - Placed
Dean’s List - Fall Semester



ADDITIONAL STRENGTHS


• Bilingual (English and Spanish)

• Photography experience