Over 15 years experience delivering first-class art production and marketing concepts in both in-house and studio environments. Combines impeccable design sensibility, keen business sense, and solid focus on quality and efficiency. Lead creative teams in producing brand-appropriate promotions within established deadlines and budgets.
WESTFIELD WORLD TRADE CENTER • New York, NY • 2012-Present
Manage five New York offices with over 100 workstations. Liaise with the MTA and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Partners. Recruit, hire and manage all admins and receptionist positions. Project manage the design and fitout of all offices.
Design: WTC Connect Newsletter, Fulton Center Proposal, Dining Terrace RFP, Retail
RD DESIGN & ADVERTISING • Los Angeles, CA • 2006-2011
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / STUDIO MANAGER / PARTNER
Clients include: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Honda Motor Company, Toyota, Acura, City Of Carson, City of Los Angels, Warner Bros., Wal-Mart, Subway, Pizza Hut, As Seen On TV, Isuzu Motors, Pic N’ Save, 99 Cent Store, etc.
THE WEINSTIEN COMPANY / GENIUS ENTERTAINMENT / GENIUS PRODUCTS
San Diego / Los Angeles, CA • 2003-2006
VICE PRESIDENT OF CREATIVE SERVICES
Recruited to increase distribution by establishing brand standards and driving creative production for all marketing collateral, products, licensed merchandise, and website. Partnered with licensors to ensure brand integrity in visual materials. Assembled and led team of print and web designers, video producer, and copywriter in start-up environment.
UNIWORLD • Los Angeles, CA • 2002-2003
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / SUPERVISOR, DESIGN SERVICES
LITCO GROUP MARKETING • Santa Monica, CA • 2000-2002
Clients include: Dreamworks, News Corp One, E! Entertainment, Fox Channels Group, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Sports Network, Fox Interactive, Sony PlayStationMattel, Disney, Toshiba, and Nissan.
THE DISNEY CHANNEL • Burbank, CA • 1999-2000
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
ADVENTIST HEALTH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA • Glendale, CA • 1998-1999
DESIGN PROJECT MANAGER
L.A. CARE HEALTH PLAN • Los Angeles, CA • 1996-1998
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
California State University • Project Management Series • Dominguez Hills, CA • 2000
The Book Shop • Advertising Concepting Series • Los Angeles, CA • 1996
Otis College of Art & Design • BA: Graphic Design & Advertising • Los Angeles, CA • 1993
UCLA/University of California, Los Angeles • BA: History, Specialization: Spanish • LA, CA • 1991
Los Angeles City College • AA: Education • Los Angeles, CA • 1989
Westfield WeConnect Mentorship Program, Class of 2015
Southern California Leadership Network, Class of 2012
The Book Shop (Saatchi & Saatchi, Deutsch, Mike Whitlow) –Advertising Concepting Series, 2000
PC & MAC platforms, Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Go Live Dreamweaver, Flash), QuarkXpress, Final Cut Pro, Auto CAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Access, Visio, File Maker Pro, Keynote, Numbers, Pages, iDVD, iMovie, Portfolio, Concur, Taleo,
Step Up New York, Leadership Southern California Network, American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Marketing Association (AMA), Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Cambridge Who’s Who, Co-created weekly "Career Speaker Awareness Programs" for Los Angeles High Schools
what is your current, past or ideal job title?
VP, Creative Services
Director of Creative Services
what languages do you speak?
English / Spanish
what countries have you lived in?
what's your Hispanic connection?
Father's heritage: Portuguese, American Indian
Mother's Heritage: Spanish, Italian
Grew up in Albuquerque, NM
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