GRAPHIC WEB DESIGNER, ILLUSTRATOR, DESKTOP PUBLISHER
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
908 986 6504 (Cell)
Graphic Design and Prepress Dept. Manager, 2004-now
Working actually as a lead and manager designer in charge of the graphic design and prepress department. My duties are to develop a system for new designers to follow once they are incorporated to the company.
I am also in charge of doing production work, like receiving files from customers for preflighting it, that is going over the completed job files to identify and correct potential problems before the files are output to film or DTP (direct-to-plate). Proper preflighting can make all the difference in ensuring a smooth, successful outcome for the customer’s project, not only reducing costs, but also making sure the job is accurately output within the needed turnaround time.
I also create when needed, graphic design for different projects like magazines, books, postcards, letterheads, business cards, packaging, signs, logos, menus, etc.
Freelance graphic and web design work for a line of calendars, restaurant menus, banners, stickers, displays and more. I’m also creating websites for this company in wordpress.
Elizabeth Printing was my ﬁrst job when I arrived to USA. It was an small local printing, I was in charge of creating brochures, business cards, posters, letterheads, logotypes, ﬂyers and a lot of works most of them to be printed in direct colors (Pantones).
Creating logos, business cards, package design, TV ads, illustration, brand design and strategies, CD covers for Music Companies and Artists, Website development and design, creation of different multimedia projects and more. I also worked freelance and in collaboration with advertising agencies. I also edited ads and short films for TV in adobe premiere. I also did some comics for publication in different government organizations in Uruguay.
Montevideo, Uruguay, 1990-1993
Montevideo, Uruguay, 1994-1997
Montevideo, Uruguay 1981-1983
XMF Fujifilm Workflow for Imposition – Expert
Adobe Photoshop – Expert
Adobe Illustrator – Expert
Adobe InDesign – Expert
Adobe Dreamweaver – Advanced
Adobe Muse – Intermediate
Manga Studio with Wacom Tablet – Advanced
HTML & CSS – Advanced
WordPress CMS – Advanced
Joomla CMS – Intermediate
Adobe Flash Adobe Acrobat Pro – Expert
Adobe After Effects – Intermediate
Adobe Premiere – Intermediate
Quark X Press – Expert
Ruby on Rails – Beginner
PHP – Beginner
PERSONAL SKILLSIllustration/Cartooning (Digital and traditional)
HONORABLE MENTION AT DARK HORSE CONTEST “Recreate a Hellboy Cover” (Illustration)Milwaukie OR – 08/05/2011
Recreate a Hellboy Cover was a contest done by Dark Horse comic publishing company where the participants were invited to create their own version of one of the magazine covers from Hellboy. The judge was Mike Mignola himself and I was honored to be selected among 50 participants as an honorable mention. You can see the results here, following this link: http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/530/recreate-hellboy-cover.-contest-results
HOBBIES AND ACTIVITIESBicycle riding
Daniel Puch – Graphic Designer – Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org – (908) 986.6504 (Cell) – (908) 436.1937 (Home)