cesar martin


Member Since January 1, 1996

cesar martin
New York, NY 10022

cesar martin 141 East 55th Street, 7 b
design for the modern lifeNew York, NY 10022

Personal Bio
* Born in 1975 in Ciudad Real (Spain).
* Arts Mayor in Secondary School scoring the 7.8 (over 10) as final qualification.
* University Studies in Industrial Design over 3 years.
* Actual annual salary: $80,000.

* Art direction, motion graphics, graphic design, multimedia.
* Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, Freehand and Director. HTML, PC, Mac and Unix.
* After Effects and editing with Avid Media Composer. Advanced 3d.
* Analysis of complex data, web usability flow charts and information architecture. User-centered design.
* Experience at multitasking and meeting tight deadlines.
* Experience in environmental design for Shopping Malls and Corporate Offices.

* Silver I.D. Magazine award June 20001 (web site FTL-Happold.com).
* Bronze for "Best Multimedia Display" by the Art Directors' Club NY 2001.
* "Best Corporate Video of the Year" 1999. Spain.
* 2 Macromedia Sites of the Day. Spain.

Art Director -
Unifiedfield [2000 - present]New York, USA
* Responsible for the development of projects from conception to delivery of final product.

Sample projects description:
* Goldman Sachs Lobby: In this project, valued over $1,2M, I created and designed all the environmental screens and the content shown. I transferred these designs to the programming team in a way that were easy to understand and manage.
* Intel presentation: When the CEO of Intel needed to make a presentation to Wall Street analysts, Unifiedfield delivered an outstanding visualization of the stock market and Intel stock. I designed and animated all the visualizations.

Senior Project Manager -
Teknoland [1999 - 2000] Madrid, Spain
* Consultant and project manager for web developments.
* I coordinated the work of 3 designers and 4 programmers as well as client relations. The total budget of the projects I managed was over $2M.

Sample project description:
* Ahorro.com: This web site project started as a contest. I led the team that made the proposal and won the competition. Later we execute the project and I was coordinating the work of 6 employees (programmers and designer). The project met a tight deadline with a reasonable budget (over a $1M).

Art Director -
AXN - TV Channel [1998 - 1999]Madrid, Spain
* As well as producing the day to day graphics for on-air I serviced the production needs of the marketing and sales departments.
* Promotions, marketing graphics, bumpers, logos, openings and temporary identity.

On Air Manager -
Canal C - TV Channel [1997 - 1998]Madrid, Spain
* Supervisor and producer of general graphics identity, 2 weekly shows, special programming events and day to day promotions.

Other experience
Data visualization
* Creating visual models for data visualization. Managing large data banks and creating visualizations for better understanding. Usually these models work under Silicon Graphics computers rendering real time information.

* I write articles in my personal web site with a newsletter distributed to over 400 members. I study and comment personal experiences in the web site usability.
* Time to time, I work as consultant for companies, evaluating their web site (or intranets) for better performance.

Job expectations
* Art Director or similar level with hands-on project design.
* Working in projects from conceptual development to complete execution.
* Involvement in the company's philosophy and growth working with the corporate and visual identity (from stationary to web site and beyond).
* Sharing know-how teaching to other employees and/or developing tutorials for internal use.

Contributions to the company
* Deep multimedia experience (Television - Web - Print - Environmental).
* Successful project management.
* Care for the details.
* Understanding of the client's needs.
* Creativity, speed and knowledge.

Movies, reading, running, museums and going out to dinner.

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