Created and operated a successful home base graphic arts studio.
Exercised total management responsibility for four designers.
Evaluate overall designer and production of advertisements.
Interviewer and hired new designers.
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Bilingual speaker able to interact with clients and coworkers in English or Spanish.
Produce and evaluate designs for final approval by clients and management.
Addressed sale personal in charges and suggestion on any project.
Working knowledge of design programs such as Corel Draw 10, Illustrator, Publisher, Photoshop and Page Maker.
Utilize Personals Computers and Macintosh based programs.
Prepared final products & designs for printing pottering, cutting and assemble.
Skills in color separation and assembly of final productions post printing.
1993-1994 Graphic Designer/Assistant Ventoza Print shop Panama Rep
For this company I was in charge of payroll, administering personal, and the only designer in the shop. I was in charge of opening and closing the shop and making sure the day to day work was competed by the end of the day. In this shop we did logos, advertisements, stationary, signs, etc
1994-1995 Graphic Designer Insta-Print Shop Panama Rep
Working for Insta-print, I worked with typography and designed letterheads, business cards, and all type of business related stationary.
1995-1997 Graphic Designer Cattan Industry Panama Rep
Working for Cattan, I designed banners, neon signs, billboard ads, awning, and logos of all types per customer’s specifications. We designed all types of advertisement for private companies and also for the government of Panama
2001-2001 Furniture sale Department of Defense Base Exchange Service.
As I worked in furniture sales for the Base Exchange, I was in charge of customer service and all administrative duties that are involved. I was also in charge of making sure customers requests were met and orders were placed to the customers exact specifications. Once orders came in I made sure that inventory was completed and orders were delivered promptly
2001-2004 Graphic Designer/Advertisement/Owner Studio Salazar Design
As a free-lance graphic arts designer working for my personal company called Salazar Design, I did a variety of graphic art work. I went out and sold my services to local small businesses and base services. I designed art work and logos for Keesler Air Force Base’s Hispanic Heritage committee and also did work for clients in the committee that were opening small businesses. I worked designing art for local Latin stores designing newspaper advertisements and business signs. I also have designed countless logos and stationary for private companies.
2004-2005 Supervisor/Graphic Designer KG Publicity Panama Rep
As Supervisor of the Graphic Design department I was in-charge of overseeing and approving all final design production. I was also the head designer on all major projects.
2006 - Currently an employee of the Office Max as the only Desktop Publisher in San Antonio TX.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Bachelor in Graphic Design, 4 year degree. Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua.
H.S Diploma Instituto Justo Arosemenas