Steve Garcia

Freelance Logo Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 Skills
With many years of experience as a designer and art director, I have had the opportunity to work on a wide
variety of projects and campaigns which include corporate identity, branding strategy, collateral materials, billboards, posters, catalogs, annual reports, package design, photo retouching and magazine ads.

Proficient in the following design, layout, illustration, photo editing and multimedia software: Photoshop CS5, InDesign CS5, Illustrator CS5, Acrobat Pro 9 and Flash8

The Art Center of Albuquerque- (January 1991 - September 1992)
Received Associates in Commercial Art and Design
UNM Continuing Education- (September 2000 - June 2001)
Received Certificate in Multimedia Design

Art Director / Designer - Freelance (December 2010-present)
Responsible for design, production and final file output on various print and web projects.
Most projects included package design, photo retouching, logo and app creation.
CLIENTS: VueZone cameras, Iomega/EMC Company

Art Director / Designer - Bumkins / Freelance (July 2003-2010)
Responsible for design and photography of various print and web projects. Most projects
included branding development, promotional and collateral materials.
CLIENTS: Realty Executives, The Verrado, The Scottsdale Waterfront,
Revolution Tea, Head2Head Sports, The Franchise Builders, etc.

Art Director / Designer - HMI/Air Marketing (August 2001 - June 2003)
Responsible for design and production of various projects from beginning concepts to
finished piece. Projects included mostly corporate branding, promotional and collateral
CLIENTS: The Phoenix Art Museum, Royal Palms Hotel, The Phoenician,
Cigna HealthCare of Arizona, ASU Center for Services Leadership, etc.

Art Director / Designer - LithExcel (October 1997 - August 2001)
Responsible for design, production, pre-press, film output and final press direction. Other
duties included high-end scanning, color correction and final preparation of graphics for
print and web.
CLIENTS: The University of New Mexico, The New Mexico Museum of Natural History,
The March of Dimes, Sprint PCS, etc.

Assistant Art Director / Designer - All Media (March 1996 - April 1997)
Responsible for concept, design, production and layout. Assisted in directing photo shoots
and establishing client/vendor relationships.
CLIENTS: The Sheraton Uptown Hotel, Isleta Eagle Golf Course, Simmons Group,
GIANT Industries, Union Savings Bank, Zangara Dodge, etc.

Designer / Production Artist - Image Perfect, Inc. (October 1993 - February 1996)
Responsible for concept, design, comps, production and preparing files for final output.
CLIENTS: The University of New Mexico, Sivage Thomas Homes, CASA Chevrolet
Skills (2) Rating
Logo Design
Graphic Design