Valeria Crisafi

Freelance Graphic Designer & Photographer

Location:Winter Springs, Florida, United States
2 Skills

My main objective is seeking a freelance position in the Graphic Design area, requiring excellent analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills.

2012 Photography Degree from NYIP - New York Institute of Photography.

2005 - 2007 Bachelor’s Degree - Magna *** Laude - in Computer Graphics, International Academy of Design and Technology, Orlando, Florida.

2001 - 2005 Associates Degree in Graphics Technology, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida.

1999 - 2000 Associates Degree in Graphic Design, Caracas’ Design Institute, Caracas Venezuela.

Highly Organized and detail oriented. Capable of using both Mac and PC platforms. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel. I have strong organizational, layout, design and typography skills and I’m able to meet deadlines in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment. I can work well under pressure
and I have excellent communication skills. Also very proficient in photography and photography techniques including photo scanning, photo retouching and others. Excellent skills in abstract painting, both hands-on and with computers. Also 100% fluent in english and spanish.

2012 - Present: KV Photography, LLC
Owner & Photographer. Professional-level Photograhy. Types of photography include: artistic & abstract, natural, candid photos, maternity, newborn, families, kids, engagements, groups, events, head shots/portraits, and more.

2011 - Present: VDC Designs, LLC
Owner and graphic designer. Designs included logos, business cards, flyers, brochures, presentation folders, promotional items (mugs, pens, clothing, etc)

2007 - 2011: Florida Media, Inc.
Worked as the Graphic Designer for the production department. Responsabilities included: Complete layout and design using Quark XPress and InDesign of several magazines distributed around Florida and around the country (Florida Monthly, Real Florida, Florida Events Planner, Concrete Today). Design and layout of advertising and sales materials for each publication, design of the official 2008 Baseball Spring Training Guide, Illustrator collaboration in
the official Florida State Map. I was also in charge of all the english-to-spanish translations.

2005 - 2007: Republic First Management, Inc.
Worked as the Graphic Designer for the advertisement department designing their logos,
flyers and newsletters.

2005: MPB Communications.
Completed an internship in the graphic design department of MPB Communications, an
advertising company.

2005: Orlando Weekly.
Completed an internship at Orlando Weekly in the Graphics Department. Responsibilities included: fixing ads that needed changes and also creating new ads for clients, as well as assisting co - workers.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design