Cesare Perrino

  • Graphic Designer, Project Manager and Trade Show Coordinator at Sanctuary Clothing
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Apparel & Fashion

Previous positions

  • Pre-flight Coordinator at Abex Exhibit Systems
  • Art Director at Music Connection Magazine

Education

Westwood College-Los Angeles, Associate of Arts (A.A.), Graphic Design and Multimedia

Background

Summary

Fun, creative and multi-talented Graphic Designer/Project Manager with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining “win-win” partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget.

Experience

  • Graphic Designer, Project Manager and Trade Show Coordinator

    Sanctuary Clothing

    July 2014 – Present(5 years 3 months)Burbank, CA

    – Spearhead high-end projects including building renovations, showroom innovations, corporate events and national trade shows. – Efficiently manage and track multiple budgets ranging from $50K – $150K. – Manage multiple employees during four trade show events per year in New York and Las Vegas, overseeing design concepts, planning, budgets, and foreseeing any project issues. – Maintain trusted network of vendors to fulfill project goals on time. – Direct all aspects of showroom management across United States, constantly introducing new processes and creative design to cultivate a warm, inviting atmosphere conducive to buyers. – Work with Creative Director, Art Director and team to design high-quality visual communications for department stores, trade shows, an e-commerce website, and social media. – Create design theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, and corporate websites from concept through completion by working closely with team members. – Coordinate freelance designers, consultants and vendors to meet all project requirements. – Photograph product for web, social media, and promotions. – Proven ability to deliver high caliber work under tight deadlines.

  • Pre-flight Coordinator

    Abex Exhibit Systems

    August 2013 – December 2014(1 year 4 months)San Fernando, CA

    – Received and processed files sent by the customer. – Ensured files were properly organized and consistent with what the customer desired. – Prepped art files that came in via e-mail, delivery, or walked-in. – Ensured required resources are available to complete job (media, fonts, and graphics). – Evaluate output and adjust to obtain a desired level of image quality. – Solved serious problems that occurred during job submissions or the printing process. – Inspected finished work for sharpness, density of line, position, count and sizes. – Provided extensive customer service with current accounts – Process, comprehend, and followed detailed written and verbal instructions.

  • Art Director

    Music Connection Magazine

    September 2006 – February 2013(6 years 5 months)Van Nuys, CA

    – Spearheaded creative art direction, designing the overall look and feel of 150+ issues of award-winning national music magazine. – Developed detailed budgets and time-lines to achieve goals within fast-paced deadlines. – Presented advertising designs to clients, ensuring business, and brand needs were met. – Coordinated photo shoots for magazine covers, featured articles, and advertising content.– Spearheaded creative art direction, designing the overall look and feel of 150+ issues of award-winning national music magazine. – Developed detailed budgets and time-lines to achieve goals within fast-paced deadlines. – Presented advertising designs to clients, ensuring business, and brand needs were met. – Coordinated photo shoots for magazine covers, featured articles, and advertising content.

Education

  • Westwood College-Los Angeles

    Associate of Arts (A.A.), Graphic Design and Multimedia

    2002 – 2004

    Activities and Societies

    Media Group Member

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Italian

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Publishing
  • Illustrator
  • Creative Direction
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Film
  • Logo Design
  • Adobe Indesign CC
  • Editorial
  • Photoshop
  • Newsletters
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Digital Media
  • Magazine Design
  • Typography
  • Web Design
  • Brand Development
  • Social Media Marketing

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Graphic Artist

    Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

    PresentChildren

    Received the privilege to design a t-shirt logo for a grand opening gymnasium in South Los Angeles.

Causes Cesare cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Environment