Alcedo "Ceido IceMan" Pichardo
Current: 2015 Still Ice Sculpting! New Company is: Creative Edge Ice Designs
Minus 5 Ice Lounge @ NYC Hilton
Thank minus5 and Peter Slavin for involving me in this great opportunity to be a part of the new MInus 5 Experience and TEAM at the NEW YORK HILTON MIDTOWN 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019 P: 212-757-4610 Open Daily 2pm-1am Opening July 6th TODAY! make sure to go and check it out!
The 2014 NHL Stadium Series @ Yankee Stadium
Thanking Yankee Stadium, The NHL and Ice Sculptures of NY for involving me in this great opportunity to be a part of the team in building the new Ice Skating Rink in Yankee Stadium! for the first Hockey Game for the 2014 Stadium Series game The NJ Devils VS the NY Rangers make sure to go and check it out! and see the children’s hockey rink bounded by blocks of ice covers the home-plate area.
Ice Sculpture Designs Sales Manager / Ice Sculptor
Nov.2007 – Nov.2011
• Spoke directly to clients and designed custom Ice Sculptures for all their event needs
• Was the liaison between the other Ice carvers, the drivers, our clients and our staff
• Prepared and put together Ice for many marketing and trade show events ex: Biz Bash, The Bar & Wine show and The Wedding Salon
• Kept track of all our sales and production numbers including checking sales percentages for myself (brought in over 20% in sales last year)
• Designed the website, postcards and all the literature and maintained it on a regular basis
• Designed intricate Ice Sculptures for the most high end clients in the market
• Hand carved for many types of events ranging from Music Videos, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Live demonstrations, Weddings, Photo shoots, concert events, private parties etc.
• Photographed all Ice creations on and off site
• Set up extremely large ice sculptures on site (ranging from 40+ blocks of ice)
• Worked very closely with clients to create custom designs for their events and set up meetings with them to demonstrate the product and develop new relationships between clients
• Was interview multiple times introducing Ice Sculptures to the world including for Channel 11 with Larry Hoff, Kid Robot, the NFL, The hotel industry and celebrities (some can be found on YouTube and some of our ice can be seen on The Real Housewives Shows on Bravo)
Mac OSX Operating Systems PC systems
Database knowledge Mac and PC Microsoft Office Suite,
Various Internet browsers QuickBooks
Custom designing, art and design, computer graphics and design, cooking, photography, painting, drawing, airbrushing, using all types of art materials, volunteering and service.
References available upon request