Christian Campos

  • Senior Graphic Designer
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Lead Visual Designer at Sellbrite
  • Associate Art Director at New Matter

Education

California State University-Fullerton, Certificate: User Experience & Customer-Centered Design, Information Technology

Background

Summary

I’m an experienced graphic designer by trade and a visual neat freak by nature. My creative versatility has allowed me to take on roles in Art Direction, Brand Identity, Illustration, Packaging, UI, and UX. Creative problem solving with the user in mind is my specialty and has contributed to technology, consumer electronics, and higher education. To view my online portfolio, please visit the links below:

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Supplyframe

    March 2017 – Present(2 years 7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Working closely with the Engineering, Business Development, and Community Engagement teams, I’m responsible for maintaining the visual representation of the Supplyframe brand. With an industry network of over 6 million plus engineers worldwide, I am constantly working with different areas of the company to make sure the visual language is consistent across all of our platforms and digital products. Additionally, I work regularly with community programming by producing exhibitions, conferences, and initiatives that merge technology, art, and design. As the Senior Graphic Designer, I’m regularly called on to take the lead on design projects big and small ranging from high-level executive decks to full-scale conference experiences.

  • Lead Visual Designer

    Sellbrite

    August 2016 – March 2017(7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Responsible for owning the visual identity of the Sellbrite brand through various channels of communication. Work closely with founders to develop visual identity, brand positioning, and other marketing assets. Operate as a highly-versatile Visual Designer within the capacities of graphic design, UX/UI, and various other creative fields. • Develop thoughtful design solutions for a variety of digital outputs • Create rapid prototypes of web pages, emails, and landing pages • Manage and develop the company Brand and Style Guide to ensure visual integrity of created assets • Create user flows, site maps, and wireframes of marketing website • Act as a brand advocate for the company by making visual and UX suggestions to product development team • Manage all creative assets including photography, working files, and other marketing materials

  • Associate Art Director

    New Matter

    March 2016 – August 2016(5 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Responsible for creating and managing all visual aspects of advertising and promotion for the Marketing Department of New Matter, Inc. Under minimal supervision of the Marketing Director, also responsible for implementing and developing creative assets that promote brand awareness and other marketing goals. Primary areas of focus include Art Direction, Packaging Design, and User Experience. • Develop numerous design solutions for various collateral including, print, digital, photography and packaging • Create sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes for consumer-facing interfaces including marketing websites, e-commerce, and online software • Provide art direction for brand asset development and other marketing materials used in the advertising of New Matter products • Create various collateral to enhance/improve the overall customer experience • Collaborate with Operations, Software, Content and Engineering team to create brand assets for product launch • Manage outside agencies and freelancers consisting of professional photographers and graphic designers • Develop and oversee design projects from start to finish

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  • Graphic Designer

    New Matter

    March 2015 – March 2016(1 year)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Responsible for creating and coordinating all visual aspects of advertising and promotion for the Marketing Department of New Matter, Inc. Under minimal supervision of the Marketing Director, also responsible for implementing and developing creative assets that promote brand awareness and other marketing goals. • Create various print collateral for internal and external use • Collaborate with Operations, Software, Content and Engineering team to create brand assets for product launch • Provide art direction for brand asset development and other marketing materials used in the advertising of New Matter products • Develop numerous design solutions for various collateral including, print, digital, photography and packaging • Develop and oversee design projects from start to finish

  • Graphics Coordinator, University-Student Union

    California State University-Los Angeles

    February 2008 – March 2015(7 years 1 month)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Oversee daily operation, administration, supervision and production of Graphics and Marketing department. Also responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of promotional materials and strategies for the University-Student Union. • Develop and implement publicity strategies for the U-SU Programming Units and Student Resource Centers • Develop and create artwork for advertisement/promotional campaigns with Director of Graphics and Marketing • Review and copy edit all promotional materials produced by department including flyers, posters, brochures, and administrative procedure manuals • Coordinate and develop layout, design and copy for above • Daily administration and supervision of the graphic department staff including Graphic Designers, Banner Designer, Production Assistant, and Web Designer • Develop quarterly project management systems including spreadsheets, log books, and archive resources • Maintain and oversee fiscal budget spending including supplies, promotional materials, staff development, and travel • Participate in employee candidate interviews and select qualified staff as needed • Assist students of Cal State L.A. to reach their academic goals • Host bi-weekly Graphics Department staff meetings • Attend bi-weekly U-SU staff meetings • Perform other duties as assigned such as event volunteer work, various sub-committees, trainings and staff development

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  • Graphics Office Manager, University-Student Union

    California State University-Los Angeles

    October 2007 – February 2008(4 months)Los Angeles, CA

    Responsible for assisting with the daily operation, administration, and supervision of graphics division of the Marketing Department. Also responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and evaluation of promotional materials developed for the University-Student Union. • Assume role of Graphic Designer as needed (shown below) • Assist in daily administration and supervision of the graphic department staff • Maintain and update office and production supply inventory • Maintain project and artwork archive, library and project portfolio • Develop and implement publicity strategies for the U-SU Programming Units and Student Resource Centers • Review and copy edit all promotional materials produced by department including flyers, posters, brochures, and administrative procedure manuals • Write monthly reports of progress • Attend/host bi-weekly Graphics department meetings • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Graphic Designer, University-Student Union

    California State University-Los Angeles

    February 2007 – October 2007(8 months)Los Angeles, CA

    Responsible for creating and coordinating all visual aspects of advertising and promotion for each operating unit of the University-Student Union. Oversee all aspects of production for the above. In coordination with Director of Graphics and Marketing and Graphics Coordinator, develop promotional ideas and complete publicity requests. • Develop and create all artwork for advertisement/promotional campaigns with Director of Graphics and Marketing • Coordinate layout and design for above • Develop copy for above • Maintain project folder and approval log sheet • Coordinate with Graphics Coordinato for printing of projects • Attends bi-monthly Graphic Department meetings • Writes monthly report of progress • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Banner Designer, University-Student Union

    California State University-Los Angeles

    October 2005 – February 2007(1 year 4 months)Los Angelea, CA

    Create all banners/posters for the University-Student Union programs and events, Student resource centers, and other campus events. Coordinate posting of banners and responsible for monitoring and updating them on weekly basis. • Create banners for all U-SU departments and Student Resource Centers • Create banner backdrops for major events • Create banners to promote U-SU services and campaigns • Responsible for scheduling banner posting within U-SU • Monitor and update banners on a weekly basis • Maintain banner-log sheet • Maintain care and inventory of art supplies and banner materials • Write monthly reports of progress • Attend bi-monthly Graphics Department Meetings • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • California State University-Fullerton

    Certificate: User Experience & Customer-Centered Design, Information Technology

    2014 – 2015

  • California State University-Los Angeles

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

    2003 – 2009

Languages

  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Layout
  • Presentation Design
  • Leadership
  • Prototyping
  • Graphic Design
  • Employee Management
  • Print Production
  • Environmental Design
  • Illustration
  • Project Management
  • Mentoring
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Motion Graphics
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Production Managment
  • Corporate Identity
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • InDesign
  • Art
  • Digital Printing
  • Page Layout
  • Customer Experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Github
  • Brand Identity
  • Packaging Design
  • Hiring Employees
  • Visual Design
  • Adobe XD
  • Typography
  • Design Management
  • Wireframing
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Print Design
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • User Interface Design
  • Information Graphics
  • User Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Site Maps

Honors & Awards

  • Steal This Idea Regional Design Competition 2014

    Association of College Unions International, La Verne, CA

    October 2014

    2nd Place – Open Category – U-SU Homecoming Parade Float 2014 3rd Place – Multi-Page Publications – Black Graduate Celebration Booklet 2014

  • Steal this Idea National Design Competition 2014

    Association of College Unions International, Orlando, FL

    February 2014

    2nd Place – Multi-Page Publications – Black Graduate Celebration Booklet 2013

  • Steal this Idea Regional Design Competition 2011

    Association of College Unions International, Los Angeles, CA

    October 2011

    3rd Place – Maps & Directories – U-SU Meeting Room Directory 2nd Place – Multi-Page Publications – Black Graduate Celebration Booklet 2011 3rd Place – Promotional Campaigns – Oktoberfest

  • Steal this Idea National Design Competition 2011

    Association of College Unions International, Chicago, IL

    April 2011

    2nd Place – Promotional Campaigns – Oktoberfest

  • Steal this Idea National Design Competition 2009

    Association of College Unions International, Anaheim, CA

    April 2009

    3rd Place – On-Color Apparel Design – U Live, U Learn, U Glow Hoodie

  • Steal this Idea National Design Competition 2008

    Association of College Unions International, New Orleans, LA

    April 2008

    1st Place – Two-Color T-Shirt Design – Leader Project 2nd Place – Three-Color T-Shirt Design – Spring Student Fest 2nd Place – Calendar Design – ASI Fall 2007 Calendar

  • Steal this Idea Regional Design Competition 2007

    Association of College Unions International, Northridge, CA

    October 2007

    2nd Place – One-Color Poster – Anti-Columbus Day

Organizations

  • American Institute of Graphic Arts

    Member

    June 2011 – Present

  • NAPP – National Association of Photoshop Professionals

    Member

    Present

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Christian cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Education
  • Health