Here's little bit about me!
I am originally from Venezuela, born and raised in a beautiful, small, and somewhat, quiet city called Merida. I am currently a Graphic Design Student, pursuing my MFA in SCAD Atlanta and have a background in Industrial Design. My interests are varied, but a couple of things that always stand out is Origami and Book Binding. This interests help me use their techniques to design and create practical elements, such as packaging, stationery, other paper-based products and solve design problems in general from a 3D perspective.
SCAD STUDENT LIFE
Student Life Coordinator. Act as assistant to the Student Life Director; coordinating and managing student’s social events, as well as managing the SERVE (community service activities) coordinator. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015-Present
DHG HEALTHCARE INTERNSHIP
Graphic Design Intern. Worked as an In-house designer; creating printed collateral, environmental graphics and any other supporting visual for the consultant: DHG Healthcare. Atlanta, Georgia. Summer 2016
SCAD SUMMER PROGRAMS
Instructor for Summer Workshops. Taught two design workshops for high school students. It involved master classes and development of projects for Poster and Packaging design. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016
SCAD COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
Project Manager and Designer. Lead and formed part of the team of writers, photographers and graphic designers, that created a deluxe book for the client of the Collaborative project: Anisa International. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016
ULA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN DEPT
Teacher Assistant. Lead workshops, guided extra help sessions and graded practical projects for the students in Ergonomics II. Merida, Venezuela. 2008-2010
CHERNY DEMARCO STUDIO
Industrial Design Intern. Ideation and design new products, help with deliver for current products. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2009
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (SCAD)
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Atlanta, Georgia. Graduation: 2017
ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN (IED)
Master on Product Design. Master of Design and Innovation, Product Design Labs. Madrid, Spain. Graduated: 2012
UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES (ULA)
Magna Cum Laude Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design. Merida, Venezuela. Graduated: 2010
Awards And Honors
ADOBE DESIGN AWARDS
Semifinalist with Two Projects. Selected as official semifinalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards with two projects: the Graphic Design Theory book, and the Poster regarding the risks of air pollution. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016
Honors Award International Student Scholarship. Atlanta, Georgia. 2014-Present
Magna Cum Laude distinction. Awarded when graduating as Bachelor in Industrial Design. Merida, Venezuela. 2010
Luis Maria Ribas Davila Order. Awarded for Highest Academic Performance in the Industrial Design Dept. Obtained for 3 consecutive years. Merida, Venezuela. 2007, 2008, 2009.
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML/CSS, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks 3D, 3D Max Design, Rhinoceros 3D
Research, Prototyping, Typography, Photography, Print Production, Book Binding
Event Planning, Project Management
SCAD CLASS EXHIBITION
Informational poster about SCAD success rate, exhibited in the ongoing student showcase of SCAD’S Graphic Design Department. Atlanta, Georgia, 2016-present.
CREATIVE QUARTERLY ONLINE
“Vigor” magazine was selected to take part of the CQ43 online gallery under the category of students in graphic design. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016
FORTY TWO WAYS, STUDENT EXHIBITION (IED).
Product Design Master Final Exhibition, where my thesis packaging project “Defold Containers” was first presented. Madrid, Spain. 2012