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Norman G. Guerrero

 (415) 297-9152 cell · artistico@nguerrero.com


Qualifications Profile

Highly creative and multi-talented Graphic Designer with well-rounded experience in multimedia and print design, with complementary expertise in operations, sales, and team management. Extensive formal training and hands-on experience in the varying aspects of multimedia production including animation, digital video and audio, storyboards, and emerging technologies. Skilled in translating subject matter into concrete designs for a wide range of marketing, promotional, and informational materials. Exceptional collaborative and organizational skills; ability to work directly with internal staff and clients to develop successful products and coordinate daily operations. Proven Web-development capabilities; created and designed personal Web site (www.nguerrero.com). Fluent in English and Spanish.

Web and multimedia

print design

MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE

  • Web Site Design/Maintenance
  • Web Content & Banners
  • Video Digitizing & Editing
  • Storyboards
  • Promotional Materials
  • Flyers & Posters
  • Advertisements
  • Concept Design
  • Illustration/Drawing
  • Department Management
  • Staff Training
  • Human Resources
  • Client/Vendor Relations
  • Sales & Marketing

Education/Training

Bachelor of Arts, Multimedia, 2002

California State University at Hayward, Hayward, CA
Gained strong experience in multimedia production, with focused skills in color theory, typography, messaging, digital imaging, video and audio, animation, modeling, storyboards, and the latest technologies.


Professional Design Experience

BIG RADIO PRO,  San Francisco, CA, 2008 to Present

Print and Web Designer, Freelance

In charge of effectively conceiving and coordinating print  and web design projects from concept through completion for Big Radio Pro. Design and produce innovative, engaging promotional materials including CD layouts, artists’ logos, flyers, posters, and Website to market artists’ upcoming events. Interact with company’s president to define and complete projects within the date line and budget.

Key Achievement:

  • Tasked with designing the logos and CD covers of two of  Big Radio Pro’s artists. Currently working on the development of Big Radio Pro’s website.

SYLVIA DEL VALLE (La Bronca) Radio Disc Jockey, San Francisco, CA, 2007 to Present

Print and Web Designer, Freelance

Contracted to effectively translate subject matter into an effective Web site content. Responsible for developing and updating Sylvia’s Web site and successfully conceived and coordinated print design projects from concept through completion for Sylvia’s promotional use.

Key Achievement:

  • Tasked with designing, building, and updating Sylvia’s Web site (www.labronesraza.com) that effectively promotes her image.

PHYSIQUEMAGNIFIQUE FITNESS CENTER,  South San Francisco, CA, 2004 to Present

Print and Web Designer, Freelance

In charge of effectively conceiving and coordinating print and web design projects from concept through completion for Physiquemagnifique. Design and produce innovative, engaging promotional materials including flyers, posters, and Website to market upcoming events. Interact with owner to define and complete projects on time and within budget.

Key Achievements:

  • Designed and built company’s website (www.physiquemagnifique.com), and prepared apparel designs, business cards, posters and flyers for printing.

R&A JANITORIAL, South San Francisco, CA, 2004 to 2005

Print and Web Designer, Freelance

Contracted to effectively translate subject matter into effective Web site content for various clients around the Bay Area. Responsible for developing and updating company Web site. Design and produce innovative, engaging promotional materials including flyers, newsletters, and business cards to market the company’s objective to its clients.

Key Achievement:

  • Tasked with designing, building, and updating company Web site (www.randnjanitorial.com) that effectively promoted company services and expanded market presence.

PLAYAREACODES, South San Francisco, CA, 2004 to Present

Print and Web Designer, Freelance

In charge of effectively conceiving and coordinating print and web design projects from concept through completion for Playareacodes.com. Design and produce innovative, engaging promotional materials including flyers, posters, and Website to market upcoming events. Interact with promoters to define and complete projects on time and within budget.

Key Achievements:

  • Designed and built company’s website (www.playareacodes.com), and prepared posters and flyers for printing.

LIFE TIME ENTERPRISES, Sacramento, CA, 2002 to 2004

Print Designer, Freelance

Successfully conceived and coordinated print design projects from concept through completion for Life Time Enterprises, an event promoter for local clubs. Designed and produced innovative, engaging promotional materials including flyers, posters, and Web banners to market upcoming events. Interacted with personnel and managers to define and complete projects on time and within budget.

Key Achievements:

  • Designed company logo, updated Web banners, and prepared posters and flyers for printing.

AMERICAN STAR PROPERTIES, San Jose, CA, 2002 to 2004

Web Designer, Freelance

Contracted to effectively translate subject matter into effective Web site content for various clients of this premier real-estate brokerage in the San Jose area. Responsible for developing and updating company Web site. Communicated extensively with staff at all functional levels to compile up-to-date information.
Key Achievement:

  • Tasked with designing, building, and updating company Web site (www.amstarprop.com) that effectively promoted company services and expanded market presence.

additional Professional Experience

COSTCO WHOLESALE, Foster City, CA, 1997 to Present

Senior Area Manager

Responsible for overseeing operations and efforts of three managers and crew in Foods, Seasonal, and Hard Lines Departments for this leading national wholesale company. Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety standards. Monitor and assess employee productivity levels, and provide training and coaching to improve staff performance. Develop reports and emails of weekly sales for review by senior management, vendors, buyers, and other staff. Communicate with vendors to maintain appropriate inventory and ensure that all quality standards were met. Maintain marketing and promotional functions, and update database. Provide translation services for Spanish-speaking customers.  Create staff schedules, and complete annual performance reviews.

Key Achievements:

  • Instrumental in increasing sales by 10% and staff productivity over previous year by developing and supporting a cohesive, motivated team with strong morale and low turnover rate.
  • Planned and implemented new program that reduced cost associated with damaged products and waste.
  • Effectively managed time and resources to attain department and company goals and ensure smooth-running daily operations in a fast-paced environment.

Technical Proficiency

Platforms:

Windows XP, Macintosh OS

Applications:

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Aldus Freehand, QuarkXPress, Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash, Corel Painter, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 


 
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