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Diego Mendez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 10, 2012

Diego Mendez

Multimedia Design, Graphic Creative, Art Director
   Spain
  |   Madrid, Madrid

Overview

Highly versatile and accomplished creative digital visionary offering over 10 years’ experience, predominantly in the areas of visual design, brand positioning, creative team management, product/service promotions, and art direction within the communication media industry and advertising. Strategic thinker of well balanced creative ideas skilled in visualisation and translation of business requirements into effective designs for print media and web campaigns. Exceptional in steering innovative thought and superlative design transformations...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Firework
Millenium
GN Publishing Systems
Content and Information Design
New Narratives
Group Management
English
English-Spanish Translation
Microsoft Word
Resume Writing

Service Description

Directing functions effectively while catering to needs of changing environments and expectations, achieving strategic goals and reinforcing brand positioning.

Designing creative and innovative products to stay firmly afloat in a fiercely competitive business environment.

Maintaining high standards of creativity and production while ensuring high performance standards of team members.

Delivering strategic communication solutions while ensuring company attain their marketing and communication objectives.

Comprehending client requirements and translating client situations, marketing goals, and information into strategic brand concepts, voice, messages, and rationales.

Serving as a creative team lead and accounting team member while contributing to the development of creative process.

Driving unified, creative and account management processes while executing projects.

Presentation of cohesive and effective rationales for campaign approaches.

Leading a unified process of marketing, concept, design, graphics, and post-production execution.

Increasing productivity by creating and building a strong and high-calibre creative team.



KEY PROJECTS HANDLED ACROSS CAREER SPAN

Strategically designed and redesigned the launch of tree regional media newspaper. This involved redesign for tow and brand new publications. All of them were targeted towards different areas, but design strategy was unified to maintain brand identity. 2011

Provided valuable innovative consultation...

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Employment

Publish88
Publish88 European Representative
2012 - Present
Las Provincias
Art Director
2012 - 2012
Planning and graphic-editorial coordination of the content to be published for the newspaper and special editions. Interactives and print infographics. Photography edition. Staff management.
Primera Hora
Design Editor
1997 - 2011
Planning and graphic-editorial coordination of the content to be published for the newspaper, microsites, magazines, and special editions. Multimedia oriented for the production of interactives...
La Raza Newspaper
Consultancy and Design Development
2009 - 2009
In 2010 it received The José Martín Award as the Best Tabloid Design in the United States of America by the National Association of Hispanic Publications of the United States of America....
Sacred Heart University
Professor
2001 - 2005
Professor of Art and Journalism in the Communications Faculty. Art Appreciation for new incoming college students, and Media Design.
El Nuevo Dia
Designer, Professional Services
1997 - 1998
Graphic designer, creative developer, and electronic pagination for journal and magazines.
Mc Farland & Drier
Grapich Designer
1997 - 1997
Advertising profesional services. Creative solutions for the insurance industry, corporative image and graphic production for print and audiovisual medias.

Education

Discovery Formation, Spain
Web Designer Professional Training
2012 - 2012
Pratt Institute, USA
Master in Arts, Criticism and Photography
1994 - 1996
University of Puerto Rico, USA
Baccalaureate Degree in Art, History and Theory
1989 - 1994

Keywords

multimedia
design
art
director
graphic
print
web
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