Cynthia Martinez

  • Studio Assistant at Kritzinger & Rao
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Administrative Assistant at Lindenwood University
  • Graphic Designer at deborahSpotlight

Education

Lindenwood University, Bachelor of Arts – BA, Interactive Media and Web Design

Background

Summary

As a digital graphic artist, I am always eager to learn new trends in this creative world, and receive constructive criticism to better myself professionally and personally. My passion for different types of media motivates me to acquire knowledge in graphic and web design. My professional goal is integrating media using my creative and technological skills to produce digital arts to be part of peoples’ lives, such as in print and digital advertising, websites, exhibitions, etc.

Experience

  • Studio Assistant

    Kritzinger and Rao

    September 2019 – Present(1 month)Los Angeles, CA

    • I work with different types of media for brochures, books, websites, illustration, photo-retouching, floor plans, and so on. • I am constantly in communication with the architectural design team members to produce design assets for web and print that support business objectives and marketing goals. • I perform a wide range of administrative tasks including answering phone calls, ordering supplies, invoicing, paying bills, and putting together reports.

  • Assistant Graphic Designer

    Apollo’s Print

    August 2019 – Present(2 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Created over 16 different logos, brochures, banners, invoice, business cards, and retouched photos. • Collaborated on the re-branding process of “BLVD Moving Company”, by creating email banners, and multiple logo samples for their company. • Participated on the sales department by taking orders, assisting customers, updating the inventory, and promoting the company services.

  • Administrative Assistant

    Lindenwood University

    August 2018 – May 2019(9 months)Belleville,IL

    • Performed variety of customer service, clerical, and administrative duties. • Scheduled tutoring appointment for various students in an assortment of courses. • Produced and format documents, including composition, editing, proofreading, and aggregation data. • Printed and activated ID’s for new and current students, faculty and staffs.

  • Graphic Designer

    deborahSpotlight

    May 2018 – September 2018(4 months)San Francisco Bay Area

    • Designed over 30 different logos, event flyers, banners, post card mailers A & B side, social media graphics, business cards, email blast. • Evaluated, advised, and edited digital social media advertising for their Facebook website.

Education

  • Lindenwood University

    Bachelor of Arts – BA, Interactive Media and Web Design

    2015 – 2019

  • Lindenwood University

    Bachelor of Fine Arts – BFA, Acting

    2015 – 2019

Languages

  • Spanish/English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Projects

  • Let’s count my animals!

    January 2019

    • Creating an educational 2D animation for kids with vector and motion graphics using Adobe After Effects and Illustrator. • Providing dynamic and illustrative visual tool to teach numbers from one to ten along with a variety of animals. • Designing each graphic number with the amount of animals according to each number value to make the learning process a more efficient one.

    Team Members (1):
    • Cynthia Martinez
  • HyperLynx Website

    August 2018

    • Researching and implementing web accessibility to the “HyperLynx” club website from the overall layout, colors, font size to the alt attributes, and proper HTML elements. • Improving and updating the front-end development of the website, working collaboratively with the web design team by making it more user-friendly. • Maximized and reorganized the HTML and CSS files by making them clearer and cleaner to any screen reader.

    Team Members (1):
    • Cynthia Martinez

Skills & Expertise

  • CSS
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • After Effects
  • Customer Service
  • Adobe Indesign CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • HTML
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Adobe Photoshop