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									Leslie Rodriguez
Graphic Design
                                                               6317 Sawyer, San Antonio, TX 78238
 T: 210.520.3672      C: 210.617.0553 E: leslie_e_rodriguez@hotmail.com W: www.leslierodriguez.net

EXPERIENCE

    Senior Graphic Designer/Producer                                                          July, 2008 - Present
    Int e rle x, San Ant onio, TX

    My responsibilities include creating and maintaining creative and consistent graphics under tight deadlines
    for web, print and collateral projects. Projects have included:
         •   Designing direct mailers, annual reports, bus wraps, newspaper and magazine ads, signage,
             invitations, as well as collateral pieces comprised of brochures, catalogues, logos, client letterhead
             and business cards. Photoshop, Illustrator and QuarkXPress are the programs relied on most for
             executing these projects, as well as the use of a large format color printer.
         •   Designing web banner ads and client websites.


    Senior Graphic Designer/Producer                                                   February, 2003 – July 2008
    Sinclair Broadcas t Group, San Ant onio, TX

    My responsibilities included creating, editing and maintaining creative and consistent graphics under tight
    deadlines for on-air, web, print and collateral projects. Projects have included:
        •    Creating graphic designs for pri nt projects such as direct mailers, POP boxes, car wrap design,
             invitations, signage, as well as collateral projects comprised of brochures, logos and campaign
             work. Photoshop and Illustrator are the programs relied on most for executing these projects, as
             well as the use of a large format color printer.
        •    Designing and animating web banners and the promotional pages they link to.
        •    Producing a nd editing promos for news sweeps stories, station programming, sales promotions and
             PSA s. These projects utilize the use of A fter Effects, A vid A drenalin, Photoshop and Illustrator.
        •    Creating, animating, and enha ncing graphics for commercial on-air use.
        •    A ssisting during shoots coordinated for promos which I later edited.
        •    A ssisting in the over-haul o f two new news graphics packages which required additional redesign
             to be made compatible with internal technical limitations.
        •    Organizing and editing m ultiple radio spots promoting news, syndicated and prime programming.
             These projects were edited using Cool Edit Pro.


    Junior Designer                                                                        June - No vember, 200 2
    Ide aw ire , Inc. San Ant onio, TX

    My responsibilities included creating and building mock- up website designs for potential clients.
    This involved:
         •   Meeting with the potential client and senior designer to first discuss marketing goals.
         •   Producing graphic sketches, designs and copy layouts.
         •   Building several functional mock-up designs for the client to navigate through and choose from.

    Freelance – Print & Multimedia                                                                  2004 - Present
        •   Designing and editing :30 rotating animated ads
        •   Invitation design and assembly
        •   Collateral design


TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, A fter Effects, A vid A drenaline, Cool Edit Pro, Quark XPress, Image Ready.
Operating Systems: Well versed in operation of both PC and MA C platforms.

EDUCATION
Associate of Applied Science                                                                         2003
San Ant onio Colle ge , TX
    §    Major Study: Graphic A rts – Sequential Graphics
Associate of Applied Science                                                                         2002
San Ant onio Colle ge , TX
    §    Major Study: Graphic A rts – Print Graphics
Associate of Applied Science                                                                         2002

San Ant onio Colle ge , TX
    §    Major Study: Graphic A rts – Interactive Graphics

AWARDS/HONORS
    §    Robert & Laura Fainter memorial Scholarship ( Faculty nominated award, 2002)
    §    First Place – UNA M Brochure Design Contest, 2002
    §    Second Place – Brookhaven College Statewide Texas 2Show, juried student competition, 2001
    §    Semi-Finalist – San A ntonio College President’s Christmas Card Competition, 2001

								
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