Tom R. Romero - Graphic Designer & Web Site Development Portfolio 'Digital Design Portfolio of Tom Romero: Illustrations, Vector Images, Graphic Arts, Print Designs, Flash & Website Designs

Professional Experience

I am a Gainesville, Florida-based free-lance print graphic artist and website developer with over 8+ years of professional experience in advertising, print, prepress, packaging design, logo designs, marketing, illustration, multimedia, web designs and e-commerce experience. Plus, I also bring 18+ years of dedicated customer service experience in various fast-paced corporate environments.

My objective is to help my clients enhance brand or directly target their message by combining visual icons and supportive statements that form cohesive designs. Further more, by having a background in print marketing, I can identify your audience and then focus your message at directly targeting your audience demographic

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Resumé of Tom Romero

I offer extensive experience in computer graphic design and web site development for a diverse range of business sizes and industries. Able to coordinate and form strong relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels; committed team player with excellent organizational and multi-tasking attributes. Creative thinker, highly skilled in the creation and execution of complex and innovative web elements, graphical presentations, and innovative marketing strategies, and campaigns. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments, consistently delivering projects on time and within budget.

SKILLS:

  • Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • Dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal
    communication abilities.
  • Highly skilled in client and vendor relations; talented at building and
    maintaining, win-win partnerships.
  • Passionate and inventive creator of innovative design strategies.
  • Accustomed to performing in a deadline-driven environments.
  • Demonstrated confidence and ability in problem solving.
  • Detail oriented and superior organizational skills.
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities.
  • Able to utilize creativity for innovation.
  • Very professional with a positive and flexible attitude.
  • Reputation for personal integrity and hard work ethic.

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE:

PLATFORMS:

  • Macintosh OS X 10.4.11
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows Vista Professional

APPLICATION TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 3: Photoshop, Acrobat, Flash, Flash Video Encoder, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Dreamweaver & Bridge
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook
  • Slideshow Pro for Flash
  • Internet Explorer & Bing
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • WordPress, Digg & De.licio.us
  • Fetch FTP Client
  • Suitcase Fusion
  • Disc Warrior
  • Stuffit/WinZip
  • Norton Utilities
  • Quickbooks Pro
  • Data Pro accounting system
  • Onyx PosterShop
  • QuickTime Pro
  • iTunes
  • VLC

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES:

  • HTML• XML • CSS • JavaScript
    ActionScript • PHP • MySQL

SOCIAL NETWORKING PROFICIENT:

  • Twitter
  • Myspace
  • Facebook
  • Friendster
  • YouTube
  • Digsby - Social Network Manager
  • Flickr
  • Yahoo Mail & Instant Messenger
  • Gmail & GoogleTalk
  • AOL Instant Messenger

RELATED KNOWLEDGE:

  • iPhone Technologies
  • Pod Casting
  • Video Pod Casting
  • RSS Feed Generation
  • RSS Aggregations
  • CPANEL Hosting Modules
  • WHM Hosting Modules
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Mobile Compatibility Standards
  • Google Apps & Webmaster Tools
  • Streaming Media
  • Multi-Media Development

EXPERIENCE:

10/2003 - CURRENT > Free-lance Print Artist & Website Designer
Gainesville, FL

Facilitate the daily operations of a successful freelance design studio; conceive & produce a wide variety of printed marketing materials; manage art libraries & stock photography subscriptions; project management; production scheduling; web site programming; hosting account set-up & configuration; e-mail account set-up; strategic planning, IT troubleshooting, network configuration & management, manage network of 15+ web sites; provide consultation & creative direction to clients; accounts receivable billing, collections & follow-up. Set-up social network accounts & manage site wide updates.

02/2004 - CURRENT > Webmaster & Graphic Designer - Harvest of Hope Foundation
Gainesville, FL

Assist client in the process of conceptualization and project planning of print and web marketing materials; created brochures and marketing support materials; generate web site concepts & layouts; configure hosting account; manage domain names; facilitate monthly updates; expedite project workflow; construct web pages using WW3 compliant web coding standards that include HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript, and Flash. Set-up social network accounts & manage updates. Oversaw the process of setting-up & composing the foundation's Wikipedia entry.

06/2008 - CURRENT > Webmaster & Graphic Designer - Harvest of Hope Fest
Gainesville, FL

Manage print design project workflow; scheduling and deadlines; successfully translated conceptual marketing concepts into concrete advertising designs; coordinate print production; obtain estimates; set deadlines; quality assurance by ensuring proper pre-press techniques & deliver exceptional customer service.

EDUCATION:

Associate of Science Degree - Graphic Design Technology
Santa Fe Community College, August 2002


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