Joseph Gonzalez

  • Multimedia Designer II at IQAir
  • Huntington Beach, California, United States
  • Consumer Electronics

Previous positions

  • Lead Graphic Designer at System Pavers
  • Freelance Graphic Designer at American Casino & Entertainment Properties

Education

The Art Institute of Las Vegas, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Lead Graphic Designer with over 6 years of experience specializing in print, social media, and large format design. Creative, versatile, and driven with agency and in-house experience. Diversified skills include photo manipulation, motion graphics, print production, creative strategy, and video editing.

Experience

  • Multimedia Designer II

    IQAir

    May 2019 – Present(5 months)La Mirada, California

  • Lead Graphic Designer

    System Pavers

    July 2017 – May 2019(1 year 10 months)Santa Ana, California

    • Regulated and maintained company brand across the entire company, including four branches • Reviewed and approved design, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by the design team • Coordinated design team workflow • Developed new design ideas and concepts to be carried out company

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    American Casino & Entertainment Properties

    March 2017 – June 2017(3 months)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

    • Conceptualized and executed creative ideas across multiple forms of mediums that included outdoor, print and web • Strengthened brand identity of several company attractions, including restaurants and rides • Brainstormed different creative ideas with the design team to ensure the most polished ideas

  • Graphic Designer

    Influential

    April 2016 – February 2017(10 months)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

    • Enhanced social media content for brands using current design trends and incorporating motion graphics • Collaborated redesign of the company identity by utilizing cleaner visualizations, creating an aesthetically pleasing experience for clients • Integrated organic design and 360º video which added more offerings to clients, making company increasingly attractive

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  • Graphic Designer II

    Pinnacle Entertainment

    July 2013 – April 2016(2 years 9 months)

    • Illustrated new ideas and design that would be used in upcoming casino promotions across multiple mediums including print and web • Headed all outdoor / large format design for the Pinnacle Legacy creative team • Consulted on new brand identity across the Pinnacle Legacy properties

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Apple Tree Wear

    December 2012 – July 2013(7 months)

    • Headed all design projects for the company such as printing and web design • Used various printing methods such as heat press, laser printing, and die cutting

  • Sales / Graphic Designer

    Mailmax Mailing Solutions

    January 2011 – February 2012(1 year 1 month)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

    • Fielded and completed customer design requests for direct mail marketing • Produced large quantity print jobs for direct mail marketing

Education

  • The Art Institute of Las Vegas

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Graphic Design

    2010 – 2013

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Layout
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Direct Mail
  • Illustrator
  • Illustration
  • Posters
  • OS X
  • Creative Direction
  • Project Management
  • Online Marketing
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Digital Photography
  • Logo Design
  • Flyers
  • Digital Illustration
  • Branding
  • Collateral
  • Facebook
  • Mac
  • Corporate Identity
  • Corporate Branding
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • InDesign
  • Page Layout
  • Photoshop
  • Image Editing
  • Concept Development
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • Design Management
  • Certified CPR and Guard Card Public Safety Experience (Security)
  • Computer experience ( Adobe, Microsoft Office)
  • Brand Development
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Vector Illustration