Alexis Nwaekeke

  • Senior Graphic Designer at UFC GYM
  • Corona, California, United States
  • Health, Wellness and Fitness

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at UFC GYM
  • Freelance Graphic Design Consultant at Booth Machinery Inc

Education

California State University-San Bernardino, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Graphic Design and Marketing

Public Profile

Background

Summary

Senior Designer with 5+ years of experience in the design process from conceptualization to implementation. I have expert skills on Mac platform and Adobe Creative Suite. I have knowledge of print production process including experience with preparing pre-press files. I have a good understanding of fundamental design principles for web and print that affect typography, composition, color, use of space and hierarchy of information. I have held both full time employment and have worked with freelance clients ranging from small business to larger brands. Authorized to work in the US for any employer.

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    UFC GYM

    August 2018 – Present(1 year 2 months)

    • Created and updated designs for brands for multiple platforms based on client specification, needs and brand image. • Manage and execute internal project requests. • Managed assets and uploads to the Marketing Portal.  • Ensured job deadlines were met, ensuring that job quality is nothing short of the best. • Created and maintained files for all creative assets and resources, such as software, art materials, and special fonts, which are needed for record keeping and referencing. • Designed and produced marketing communications (print and digital) pieces for a wide variety of clients. • Collaborated with creative team and internal marketing teams to develop creative solutions and then translate those solutions through a variety of channels. • Assisted the videographer at video and photoshoots when necessary.

  • Creative Director

    Amplify Africa Inc.

    September 2015 – Present(4 years 1 month)

    • Lead creative for design and marketing efforts for Amplify Africa and all it’s subsidiaries • Oversee and assist designers to ensure brand standards are met throughout the company • Designed promotional materials, created logo/ brand guide and designed company website to help promote the business.

  • Designer

    Waekeke Designs

    September 2013 – Present(6 years 1 month)

    I work with clients to create logos, posters, brand identity, business card design etc.

  • Graphic Designer

    UFC GYM

    October 2015 – August 2018(2 years 10 months)Santa Ana, California

    • Collaborate with other team members to digitally deliver upon company brand objectives. • Create eye-catching graphics and engaging designs. • Produce graphic design (illustrations, icons, and typography) through interpretation of design ideas. • Preparing design files with proper size, bleeds and margins.  • Converting and organizing graphic files. Designing and editing day-to-day brand collateral such as print and social graphics.

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  • Freelance Graphic Design Consultant

    Booth Machinery Inc

    July 2015 – January 2016(6 months)

    Responsible for creating design solutions for a variety of products.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    AcuMedia

    August 2015 – September 2015(1 month)

    My responsibilities were to create and produce a wide range of print-based and multimedia marketing, promotional and pitch materials., including but not limited to powerpoint presentations, logos, branding guidelines book, postcards, posters and flyers.

  • Graphic Designer

    Santos Manuel Student Union Marketing Department

    September 2014 – September 2015(1 year)San Bernardino CA

    Was tasked to create a variety of posters and graphics for events put on by the Santos Manuel Student Union.

  • Student Assistant

    Santos Manuel Student Union Program Board

    September 2013 – June 2014(9 months)San Bernardino CA

    Helped organize fun events held for the students on campus.

Education

  • California State University-San Bernardino

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Graphic Design and Marketing

    2011 – 2015

    Activities and Societies

    Design Collective Club

Languages

  • Igbo

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Banners
  • Pre-press
  • Print Production
  • Illustrator
  • Posters
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Branding & Identity
  • Microsoft Office
  • Drawing
  • InDesign
  • Art
  • Page Layout
  • Photoshop
  • Painting
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication
  • Social Media
  • Business Cards
  • Web Design
  • Information Graphics
  • Cinema 4D

Honors & Awards

  • Silver Addy

    American Advertising Federation

    March 2015

    I received a silver addy award for designing the identity for the 25th annual Living On Common Ground Multicultural Festival held by the University of Redlands.

  • Bronze Addy

    American Advertising Association

    March 2015

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

    June 2014Arts and Culture

Causes Alexis cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Science and Technology