Diego Fernando Silva Salazar

Freelance Ad Designer & Book Cover Designer

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Location:Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/diegofernandosilvasalazar
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4.5
2 Skills
$65
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DIEGO FERNANDO SILVA SALAZAR
Visual Communicator

SKILLS:
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign)
• Proficiency in Adobe Dreamweaver
• Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite
• Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and PHP
• Bilingual in English and Spanish

DESIGN PROFICIENCY:
• Advertising Design
• Logo and Corporate Identity Design
• Professional Quality Typography
• Page and Editorial Layout
• Packaging Design (Creating Mock-Ups and presentations for packaging)
• Digital Illustration

EXPERIENCE:
09/10 – Present Self Employed - Elizabeth, NJ
Independent Sub Contractor working in graphic & web design. Duties have included; meeting and corresponding with clients, determining client needs, creating, designing, producing, updating and managing web sites commercially, designing graphics, ads, logos and redesigning pre existing websites, independently and as part of a team.

02/00 – 09/10 Graphic Designer MARLO COPY & PRINTING New York, NY
• Responsible for the library's overall graphic image including all design process, design coordination, pre-press graphic production, and pre-design consultations.
• Worked with outside printers and freelance designers to produce a wide range of pieces including; flyers, brochures, calendars, posters, book lists, mailers, reports, forms and specialty items such as billboards, banners, signs and displays.

01/98 – 02/00 Graphic Department Manager CMT Foreign Exchange Inc. New York, NY
• Development of marketing/promotion programs to Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
• In charge of creating advertising/collateral promotional material for the development of the domestic and international markets.
• Management of editorial illustrations Graphic Design and Art Direction for electronic commerce websites desktop publisher and illustrator newsletter layout design.

EDUCATION:
Technical degree in Advertising Drawing & Visual Communication - 1987
Professional Drawing Academy – Cali, Colombia

Technical Degree in Marketing – 1990
School of Enterprise Administration – Cali, Colombia

TRAINING AND COURSES:
Photoshop World
National Association of Photoshop Professionals - NAPP
Orlando, Fl - 2008

Macromedia Suite (Dreamweaver, Fireworks & Flash) - 2003
The Career Center – New York, NY

HTML & Web Page Design - 2003
The Career Center – New York, NY

HTML Advanced - 2003
The Career Center – New York, NY

PORTFOLIO:
http://www.dsilvas.com/english/portfolio.html
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Book Cover Design