Laura Padilla

Freelance Graphic Designer & Flyer Designer

2044
Location:Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/laurapadilla
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EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
December 2003 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Worked with Silver City Film Festival Coordinator, Jess Gorell on marketing material.
Director of Photography for Mrs. Biggs directed by Constance Hasapopoulos
Director of Photography for Sunny and Cher directed by Jerry Muñoz
Attended Lighting Workshop by Janice Pearson of Mole-Richardson

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software:
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Final Cut Pro, Live Type, Toonboom,
Microsoft Word, Publisher and Powerpoint

Programming Languages:
HTML, UNIX, CGI, PHP, PERL and Vi

Equipment:
Proficient with motion picture camera and lighting equipment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Graphic Designer/Web Developer II
2002-present New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM

Creating web sites including embedded applications for clients, applying knowledge of university guidelines and expertise in usability.
• Applicable knowledge of programming languages to include: CGI, PERL, PHP, CSS, HTML, and UNIX
• Enforcing university policies of web pages.
• Issuing web site access to clients.
• Providing technical support and solutions to web related issues.
• Developing content online, including policy manual, undergraduate catalog, executive searches and other content as needed.
• Designing brochures, posters, logos, banners and signage for NMSU and extensions.
• Originating forms used to provide campus-wide or state-wide services.
• Answering public inquiries regarding services offered by ICT (Information & Communication Technologies) and NMSU.
•Maintaining network of clients and contacts both within the University and amongst outside affiliates in order to expand the clientele of ICT.

Information Specialist
2001-2002 Southern NM Human Development Anthony, NM
• Served as liaison between Southern NM Human Dev., outside agencies, and the general public.
• Processed and maintained monthly records for state review and approval.
• Organized community health and career fairs.
• Maintained library of public service information and marketing materials.
• Designed brochures, posters, newsletters and booklets.
• Maintainsed agency web site.

Sales Representative
1998-2001 Payless Shoestore El Paso, TX
• Balancing sales, making bank deposits, creating shipment inventories and training employees.
• Providing customer service and achieving an above average sales record.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Flyer Design