Born and raised in Cuba, living in Miami since 2000, passionate about making creative and unique things since childhood. Enthusiastic sailor, apprentice surfer, and challenge seeker who is never afraid of what's coming.
MY WORK EXPERIENCE
Indigo SUP LLC - Miami, FL - 2012/Present
Founded the company in 2011, by combining many of the skills acquired for years and implementing it in design and production of all the custom-made stand up paddle boards, creating a unique experience for our clients, Responsible for all collateral design related to company marketing, including branding, ad campaigns, web design, social media, apparel and more.
Sr. Graphic Designer/Art Director
The Weinbach Group - Miami FL - 2006/2012
Responsible for the concept and design of advertising and collateral materials for multiple clients both in print and digital. Creative collaboration in the developing corporate branding, brochures, mailers, and web, for clients like Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, UHealth, Jackson Health, The Renfrew Center Foundation, Physicians Dialysis, Health First, Florida Memorial University, and much more.
Jr. Graphic Designer/Production Manager
Brenalt Design Agency - Miami, FL - 2004/2005
Coordination, printing, and mock-up of final presentation packages to customers. Responsible for large format printing projects including posters, banners, and signs. Creative collaboration in the developing of ad campaigns and print media design projects, including the design of logos, brochures, and mailers for a variety of clients including, Microsoft, Dr. Brandt, and more.
Jr. Graphic Designer
Signs by Design of Miami - Miami, FL - 2002/2004
Design of corporate exterior and interior signs. Responsible for scheduling and handling large format as well as branding, labels, posters, outdoor transit, banners and collateral print media for the Real Estate and Construction Development industry.
Graphtec Signs - Miami FL - 2001/2002
Design and production of corporate exterior and interior signs. Responsible production of large format printing as well as logos, posters, banners and collateral print media for a variety of clients from Retail to Real State.
Abraxa - Habana Cuba - 1999/2000
In charge of new creative design and fashion trend on ready-to-wear apparel line, as well as responsible for prototypes production.
Agiar Publicitaria - Habana Cuba - 1997/1999
Responsible for design and production of promotional material. Design and installation of trade show displays for Tourism and Transportation industry.
Bachelor Degree in Communication Art. Higher Institute of Industrial and Communication Design. Technical Institute of Industrial and Communication Design - Havana Cuba 1996/2000
Macintosh & PC platform, Adobe Creative Suite design software, Proficient in HTML/CSS, Office Suite, Quark, Shape3DX, and multiple production software (17+years experience)
Honored in 1999 as an innovative prêt-a-porter (ready-to-wear) fashion designer
Tailoring and dressmaking; Surf and SUP Shaper. Proficient in composite technology
Below you will find a small sample of my projects.
The Weinbach Group
Fourth & Heart
Custom Design Paddleboards
The Weinbach Group
1999 Man Shirt Collectiont