Kevin Diaz
Senior Graphic Designer
555 W 170th Street
New York, NY 10032
347 264 1142
91kevdiaz@gmail.com
Portfolio: diazkevin.com

EXPERIENCE

Situation Interactive, NYC — Senior Graphic Designer
JULY 2017 - PRESENT
Design lead to the agency's main clients, my functions include brainstorming, conceptualization, art direction and design production for digital campaigns including Video, Social Media, Ad placements and digital banners, Responsive Websites, Newsletters, client decks and new business pitches, brand management. Here I work alongside strategists and copywriters making sure ideas are translated visually in a correct and innovative manner through our design and video departments. My work also includes research time, exploring new tools made available for advertisement, keeping up with the latest design trends and ensuring best practices on all work. The turnarounds are tight, but my 8-year experience has proven to be a valuable resource in the company, always meeting deadlines, keeping files organized and making sure the production stays within budget.

Ogilvy, Ecuador — Designer, Art Director
FEB 2014 - JULY 2017
My role here was heavily involved in 360 campaigns and traditional advertising. My work included conceptualization and execution from scratch for brands, new products and services, packaging design, print design for Ads, Catalogs and Environmental design for supermarkets and shopping malls. Here I gave on site art direction for Tv Spots during filming and in post production, photoshoots for catalogs that included perfumes, home supplies, fashion and apparel, school supplies. Brand creation and brand management for government departments, along with the full service spectrum mentioned above. Our team work at Ogilvy landed us an Silver Effie Award in 2015 for most effective campaign in the food industry, which was my main client focus here from 2014-2015, before providing strategic direction and design to shopping malls, coming up with new ideas for seasonal promotions, and establishing solid relationships with clients.

ERNST & YOUNG, Ecuador — Head of Art
JAN 2013 - JAN 2014
Brand management and art direction nation-wide for consulting giant Ernst & Young. This was a 1 year project that involved rebranding the entire country's offices with sales material, stationary elements, client decks, maintaining relationships with vendors and designing material to amp up the HR department for hiring purposes.

SKILLS
Photo Retouching, Photo Manipulation, Art Direction, Social Media, Newsletters and E-blasts, Website Design, Video Editing, After Effects, Brand Creation, Key Art Design, Layout Design, Mentoring Jr Designers, Time Management

AWARDS
Silver Effie 2015 most effective food and retail campaign.
Clio Award 2019 Wicked the Musical video series
Mean Girls Musical 2020 Shorty Award
AIVA 2018 Silver Winner recognition for judging the 13th Annual W3 Awards
AIVA 2019 recognition for judging the 25th Annual Communicator Awards

LANGUAGES
English, Spanish

EDUCATION

SVA, NYC — Introduction to UX and UI
2019 Workshop
PONTIFICAL UNIVERSITY OF ECUADOR, EC — Graphic
Design and Visual Communication
2009-2013
4 year degree specialization (Bachelor's)

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