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.
Skills * 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.
Awards * 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.
Experience 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.
Usability * 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.
Hobbies Movies, reading, running, museums and going out to dinner.