Marcelo Ferreira

Freelance Graphic Designer & CD Designer

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 6472198546
Website: http://www.marcelomf.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/marceloferreira
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Marcelo Ferreira
Graphic designer/
Illustrator Toronto, ON
www.marcelomf.com

A dedicated, innovative graphic designer with over ten years of experience on a wide
variety of design projects. Passionate and proud to be in the industry, with a strong
creative, highly effective and thorough problem-solving skill set. A proven performer,
known to learn quickly, integrate easily, and deliver high quality work within strict
timelines.
Technical
? Completely comfortable within both Mac and Windows operating environments;
? Proficient in the Adobe CS5 suite of applications, including: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat;
? Experienced with Quark Xpress, PageMaker, Corel, and FreeHand;
? Familiar with Flash and Dreamweaver;
? Highly skilled in digital and ink illustration;
? Worked with a variety of creative mediums, including digital and film photography, watercolor and acrylic brush painting, and wood engraving.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Graphic designer/
Illustrator
Paper Ideas Creative Group Inc - Toronto, ON
2007 to November 2102
Duties:
• Development of identity systems, logos, illustrations and
invitations for corporate and private clients
• Presentation of concept ideas for new projects, in collaboration with the creative team;
• Provision of customer service via proofing attendance of meetings and design presentations;
• Printing process management, including material acquisition and quality control;
• Provision of in-house design services,
including printing, cutting, folding, scoring,
gluing, and mounting.
Highlights:
? Gained in-depth knowledge and understanding of printing processes and its possibilities,
? Refined communication and organizational skills in an extremely fast paced
environment. www.paperideas.com
Volunteer
www.actoronto.org - Toronto, ON
2010 to 2010
Duties:
• Creation of a pocket size booklet to be used as a part of an informative and educational
campaign, including illustrations, layout and colour scheme;
• Overall management of printing process and associated quality control;
Highlight:
? Innovative design format and color choice allowing effective merchandising of
booklet. www.actoronto.org
FREE-LANCE
Granol Ltd - São Paulo, SP
2002 to 2004
Duties:
• Re-branding of soy oil industry using health concept as marketing parameters
• Creation and presentation of concept ideas for logo and labels
• Designed new company logo and packaging labels for existing sales points
• Created new PET bottle line
• Create illustrations, design, typography and layout for 7 different products;
• Pre-press for flexography printing and following with the output for quality
control. Highlight:
• Working with public response tests were essential for the project
success. www.granol.com.br
Computer Lab - Professor Assistant
Senac University Of Communication - São Paulo, SP
2001 to 2004
Duties:
• Ensured all equipment was fully operational prior to each class;
• Assisted students with operating in a
Mac environment;
• Assisted students with software such as Photoshop, PageMaker and
Illustrator; Highlight:
• Gained a great understanding of responsibility and Improved communication skills while
providing a valuable service to others
www.sp.senac.br
EDUCATION
BA in Graphic Design
SENAC - School of Communication and Arts - São Paulo, SP
2000 to 2004
Culinary Skills 1, 2; Culinary desserts
George Brown College - Toronto, ON
2011
Painting the Figure 1
University of Art Of Ontario
2010
Photography Black and White
PanAmericana School - São Paulo, SP
2000 to 2001
Additional Information
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS
Winner of the 2009 HOW magazine world competition; Category wedding invitation
www.howdesign.com/magazine;
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
CD Design