Resume

Profile

A creative professional with the ability to accommodate many diverse design needs who has a critical eye for clean, creative, and effective design solutions.

Strengths

  • Manage multiple projects from concept to completion under tight deadlines
  • Thrive in team environments and brainstorming sessions, while adept at working independently
  • Exceptional work ethic, unparalleled attention to detail, and ability to exceed expectations
  • Encourage team members to reach highest potentials and develop individual strengths

Abilities

Graphic Design

  • Create logos, graphics, and point-of-purchase designs for products and accessories
  • Complete catalog design and production- including layout, photo retouching, and press checks
  • Produce publication advertisements and promotional collateral
  • Design and produce identity packages, stationary, and business cards
  • Build planogram and end-cap digital displays and schematics

Package Design

  • Create cost effective packaging with high-perceived value to best showcase product
  • Devise and design package schematics, logos, graphics, and/or hangtags
  • Design and coordinate artwork with overseas vendors for production
  • Oversee all quality control and inspection of finalized printed packaging

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop and design various products and accessories
  • Identify trends in the marketplace and research competitive markets, categories, and products
  • Manage relationships with factories and raw material suppliers both domestic and overseas
  • Specifically design products and programs for larger key accounts

Photo Stylist

  • Direct and stylize all photo shoots and the company showrooms
  • Research locations, set designs, and photographers
  • Manage schedules, budgets, and multiple shot projects
  • Attend trade shows to provide recaps, analysis, and evaluation of product and design

Experience

Freelance Designer
Camello Design: Los Angeles, CA  January 2014 – Present

Senior Designer: Product Development & Design
Yankee Candle Company: South Deerfield, MA  April 2010 – November 2013

Senior Graphic/Product Designer
Lava Enterprises: San Diego, CA  May 2004 – January 2008

Graphic Designer
I.J.L. Corporation: San Diego, CA  October 2003 – May 2004

Junior Graphic Designer
Hansen Associates: San Diego  April 2003 – October 2003

Education

The Art Institute of California- San Diego
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash,
    Acrobat Quark XPress, Microsoft Office, and Windows
  • Working knowledge of XHTML, CSS, Javascript and ActionScript
  • Expertise knowledge of print pre-press and file preparation. Refined hand comping and sketching skills.

Contact

858.442.6702
aaron@aaroncamello.com


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