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Christina Rodriguez Graphic Designer t 1 347 237 8059 e drk.grphks@gmail.com w drkgrphks.prosite.com

My name is Christina Rodriguez. As a Junior Graphic Designer with more than 3+ years of print production experience, I have an interest in non-profit organizations and their missions. Currently, I interned with the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo. I am passionate about creating meaningful designs with a professional and unique creative eye. I am confident that my combination of professional work experience, unique aesthetics, and solid educational experience will help make an immediate contribution to your company. I understand the level of professionalism and communication required for any position. My background and professional approach to design will provide any company with a productive print and graphic designer. I am proficient in:

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I would advise design agencies to look further at Christinas’ work. She has developed a very intimate and delicate style within her design work, creating feeling and atmosphere to engage the viewing audience whether in print or on screen. -Mark Longbottom Platform 58

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-In-house production and design -Print design and production -Branding & identity -Advertisement design & editorial design -Brochures, booklets, & manuals -Illustration & color theory -Designing user-friendly layouts -Interactions between clientele -Strong conceptual abilities -Basic HTML usage -Creating emotionally-resonant designs -Ability to work in a team and alone As a designer I communicate ideas through a combination of type, color, imagery, and texture. Transforming each message into an informative, persuasive piece of visual communication. My greatest strengths are that I am highly organized, detail-orientated, dependable, able to multi-task, work quickly, and am highly adaptable. I thoroughly enjoy creating original art for all my designs including textures, typography, and images. I have a A.A.S. in graphic design with no paid production or graphic design experience. I have experience with image management systems. The Wildlife Conservation Society (where I interned for serveral months) had an extensive image archive management system. I learned to naviagate and search for images accordingly. I have excellent communication and production skills with both clientele and with any art director. I am profoundly adept to following directions and applying them thoroughly to any production request. I am proficient in Adobe CS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and HTML with proficiency in MS Office Suite. I am extremely organized and detail oriented. Organization is key for me in creating any successful piece. I enjoy working with a team or alone. Within a team their is no stopping any successful mission in creating a strong conceptually based design. I have a unique understand of traditionl and modern print design. My understanding of interactive media is minimal at best but, I am a strong intelligent person extrememly adapted to learn any new skills quickly and proficiently. Any annual salary requirements of mine range from $29,000 - $35,000. I am located in New York City and my contact number is 347-237-8059. My email is drk.grphks@gmail.com. My portfolio can be viewed at http://drkgrphks.prosite.com.

Best Regards, Christina Rodriguez


EDUCATION The Art Institute of New York City A.A.S, Graphic Design, June 2012 soft ware skills -Proficient in Mac & PC -Poficient with MS Office -Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite CS4, CS5 & CS6

Christina Rodriguez Graphic Designer t 1 347 237 8059 e drk.grphks@gmail.com w drkgrphks.prosite.com

design experience The WIldlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY Bronx Zoo Media Services Graphic Design Internship July 2012-August 2011 -In-house production and design -Print production and design -Graphic design -Created user friendly template -Designed layout for newsletter/mailer -Designing outsourced projects

Christina shows great enthusiasm for art and design, and was an active member of our student body at The Art Institute of New York City. She is willing to engage and contribute to the community at large. She approaches her own artwork with a genuine consideration of content and is adept at expressing herself both visually and conceptually. -Judy Aiello The Art Institute of New York

The Art Institute of New York City, New York, NY Graphic Design Course Pre-Por tfolio Prep January 2012-March 201 -Composed an organized portfolio -Developed ideas for personal logo -Redesigned mockups from collected ideas -Reconstructed posters and editorial designs Graphic Identity Course September 2011-December 2011 -Constructed a catalogued booklet -Generated concept designs for the brand -Designed and illustrated logo ”Reinvent” -Shaped the final logo and produced booklet Electronic Production Course June 2011-August 2011 -Prepared event poster -Constructed a booklet with fold-out cover -Conceptualized and constructed mockups for mailer poster -Designed and went over edits for mailer/fold-out poster skills -In-house production and design -Print design and production -Branding & identity -Advertisement design & editorial design -Brochures & booklets -Illustration & color theory - Designing user-friendly layouts - Strong conceptual abilities - Basic knowledge of html, and css usage - Creating emotionally-resonant designs - Ability to work in a team and alone - Detail orientated INterests Print design, typography, non-profit, arts community, wildlife conservation, social media, creating tangible designs, concept development, photo manipul ation, and abstract drawing Sal ary Annual Requirements $29,000 - $35,000


Christina Rodriguez