Juan Erazo

  • Art Direction | Product Design | UX/UI
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Art Director (Freelance) at Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Art Director at McCann

Education

Liberty University, Visual Arts, Graphic Design

Background

Summary

I am a creative based in Los Angeles. I craft meaningful human experiences through Design and Art Direction. I have worked with amazing brands like YouTube, Mercedez, Red Bull and currently revamping web and apps at CBS.

Experience

  • Sr. Product Designer

    CBS Interactive

    October 2015 – Present(4 years)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Art Direction, UX/UI Design & Web Development

    Self-employed

    March 2013 – Present(6 years 7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Art Director (Freelance)

    Mercedes-Benz USA

    July 2014 – September 2015(1 year 2 months)

  • Art Director

    McCann

    2015 – 2015Greater New York City Area

  • Branding Designer (Freelance)

    FCB Health

    August 2014 – December 2014(4 months)New York City

  • Director of Design & Creative Community

    Christ Fellowship Church

    October 2012 – March 2014(1 year 5 months)Miami

    • Lead a team of designers • Conceptualize, oversee, and delegate projects • Quality control of graphics production (brand-keeper) • Direct a community of creative volunteers

  • Freelance Graphic Artist | Home & Retail Space Remodeling

    Self-Employed

    2008 – March 2013Miami, Florida

    • Fulfill custom design needs including branding, print and web • Design websites for personal clients as well as e-commerce sites for companies • Reimagine spaces with interior remodeling

  • Volunteer as Youth Coordinator & Counselor

    YFC Honduras

    1995 – 2010Honduras

    Volunteer work running youth camps and other programs for the community, as well as a counselor for troubled teens.

  • Teacher, Designer, Web Master & Developer for Non-Profit Elementary School

    Hearts for Honduras

    February 2009 – November 2009(9 months)Honduras

  • Sandals Resort | San Services

    Art Director & Email Campaign Developer

    2008 – 2009

  • Graphic Designer and Web Designer/Manager

    Liberty University

    2004 – 2008Lynchburg, Virginia Area

Education

  • Liberty University

    Visual Arts, Graphic Design

    2004 – 2008

    Activities and Societies

    Arts, Multicultural Enrichment, Technical Productions,

Languages

  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Product Design
  • SEO
  • Leadership
  • Prototyping
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction design
  • Email Campaigning
  • CSS
  • Design Systems
  • User Testing
  • Illustrator
  • Information Architecture
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Sketch App
  • Accesibility
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Logo Design
  • E-commerce
  • Branding & Identity
  • Design Thinking
  • UX Research
  • Web Development
  • User Experience Design
  • Research
  • Entertainment
  • Website Architecture
  • Photoshop
  • Teamwork
  • Image Editing
  • Video Production
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • UI/UX
  • Visual Design
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • HTML
  • Wireframing
  • Social Media
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Email Marketing

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Juan cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Social Services