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Raquel Zaldivar


education University of Miami May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Communication Major | Visual Journalism Minors | Spanish and Art

skills photo editing, multimedia, typography, color theory, infographic design, storytelling, reporting, copyediting, darkroom photography and printing, video and audio production, time management skills, organization, creative brainstorming

languages Spanish // fluent French // conversational

software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom InDesign Illustrator Bridge Premiere Pro Microsoft Word Powerpoint Excel Social Media Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Vine Wordpress References available upon request.


Executive Editor

Distraction Magazine Miami, FL | Aug 2013-Present Manage and assist staff members and contributors with the creation of original, creative content for the magazine as well as with the promotion and distribution of the magazine with the goal of enhancing the magazine’s overall editorial quality.

Online Editorial Coordinator

Distraction Magazine Miami, FL | Aug 2013-Present Manage and assist online staff members with the brainstorming and planning of original content for as well as with promotion of digital content across social media platforms.

Student Ambassador

President’s 100 Miami, FL | Nov 2011-Present Tour prospective University of Miami students and their families around the Coral Gables campus and answer questions about student life at UM.


Hispanic Heritage Month Committee Miami, FL | March 2012-Present Manage and organize the planning of events for the 2012 and 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in the University of Miami community.

Graphic Design Assistant

ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Washington, D.C. | May 2012-Aug 2012 Assist the Graphic Design Manager with the brainstorming and creation of designs for client websites, logos and advertisements.

Social Media Team Member

Nordstrom Miami, FL | Dec 2012-Dec 2013 Conceptualize, coordinate and execute photo shoots for the store’s Instagram and Facebook accounts by staying up to date with fashion trends within and outside of Nordstrom.

Media & Communications Intern

The Washington Center Washington, D.C. | May 2012-Aug 2012 Attend media-related program events, entrepreneurship class sessions and volunteer events.

Social Media Intern

NY Image Studio New York, NY | May 2012-Sept 2012 Create and manage NY Image Studio Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages.

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