Carlos Miaco

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Libre Design
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at Newport Blue
  • Freelance Graphic Designer at Freelance Graphic Designer

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Experienced Senior Graphic Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the graphic design industry. Skilled in Typography, Mac, Web Design, Art Direction, and Page Layout. Strong arts and design professional with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) focused in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design.

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Libre Design

    March 2018 – Present(1 year 7 months)Oceanside, California

  • Graphic Designer

    Newport Blue

    January 2017 – March 2018(1 year 2 months)Carlsbad, CA

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Freelance Graphic Designer

    February 2016 – January 2017(11 months)Oceanside, CA

  • Graphic Designer / Web Manager

    Zero Skateboards & Fallen Footwear

    October 2014 – February 2016(1 year 4 months)

    Continued working for Zero Skateboards and Fallen Footwear after Black Box Distribution closed with a small team and was the onlyGraphic Designer. I worked closely with the Creative Director assisting on the seasonal range plans for both brands. I had a wide range of multiple responsibilities consisting of production, print ads, print catalogs, online marketing and managing the brands websites.

  • Graphic/Web Designer

    Black Box Distribution

    July 2006 – October 2014(8 years 3 months)

    Involved in almost every aspect of Design, Production, Web and Marketing during my 8 years working for Zero, Mystery, $LAVE Skateboards and Fallen Footwear. Managed the web department; maintianing brand websites, e-commerce site, social media and working with developers, worked on advertising development print/digital, Online Marketing; web banners, emal blasts, Social Media; Facebook/Instagram photo & video Contests and sweepstakes, Event Marketing; promotional flyers/materials, Catalogs; layout for both print and web, Design/Production; designed and developed tech packs for decks, wheels, tees and accessories, POP; designed in-store windows displays and posters.

  • Graphic Designer

    Spy Optic

    February 2005 – July 2006(1 year 5 months)

    Worked with the Art Director assisting with catalogs, web updates and sales and marketing needs consistin of print ads, production; clipping, cleaning and color correcting images, POP; in-store window displays and web banners.

  • Production Artist

    Jimmy The Printer

    September 2004 – February 2005(5 months)

    Small print house recreating a business cards, newsletters, logos and brochures for local business. Day to day duties included file organization and printing out negatives for off-set printing and basic.

Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Design

    2000 – 2004

Languages

  • English

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Layout
  • Graphic Design
  • Posters
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Flyers
  • Digital Illustration
  • Branding & Identity
  • Mac
  • Corporate Identity
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Page Layout
  • Photoshop
  • Catalogs
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • Typography
  • Business Cards
  • Web Design
  • Social Media Marketing