Fernando De La Cruz
ambriekcreations@gmail.com | http://ambriekcreations.portfoliobox.net/

SKILLS
Graphic Designer for 4 years of professional experience in logo design, vector base art, photo touch ups & manipulation, and 3D modeling. Expert and highly familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Premiere. Have an understanding in camera equipment to take professional photos and videos.

EDUCATION
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
Bachelors of Arts: Graphic Design; December 2017
Honors: Named to Dean's List Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2017, Summer 2017; GPA 3.40

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Ambriek Creations, Latrobe, PA                                                                                                        December 2015 - Present
Professional Freelancer
Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion.
Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, and administrative functions.
Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirement.
Flexible when working with my clients and open minded to new opportunities in designs
Create and conduct highly persuasive marketing presentations.
Provided proposal layout and design for a US-based start-up company.
Establish trusting relationships with designers, vendors, and key clients
Completed projects:
Designed for a business called Miss Mayfly such as their wordmark, letter mark, & clothing layouts for the manufacturers
Devised a wordmark and letter mark for a company called Benberly Unlimited
Made a poster for an indie film called Artifice to help promote the writer’s film
Retouched for an artist's website name MAAME by making it more eye grabbing for her audience with Photoshop

IUP Sutton Hall, Indiana, PA                                                                                                              February 2017 - May 2017
Graphic Designer
Delivered fresh and innovative perspective to the following projects:
Ads, digital boards for commencement, and magazines for IUP Commencement
New Student Guide for incoming freshmen
Parent Transition Guide for parents transitioning to their children going to college
logo hiring new students called HIRE A HAWK on illustrator to help IUP hire more students to work study
Ad for Talk Magazine by using
Created note card for IUP football team

STEMconnector, Washington, DC                                                                                                     June 2017 - August 2017
Graphic Designer
Produced ads for their LinkedIn sites for STEMconnector and Million Women Mentor to gain their online traffic
Updated the logo for 100 Corporate women leaders in STEM
Created the Facebook Cover for STEMconnector to help them look more up to date
De La Cruz, Fernando
resume, page 2

ORGANIZATIONS
Graphic Design Student Association                                                                                                Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
Vice President
Organized fund-raisers for organization
Offered lessons to freshmen students to learn how to use the Adobe Photoshop

Back to the Drawing Board                                                                                                                Spring 2016 to Fall 2017
Editor, Graphic Designer, Music Producer, & Actor
Edited episodes on Adobe Premiere to make sure each scene is fluent and precise for our audience
Redesigned the logo for Back to the Drawing Board on Adobe Illustrator to make it look more professional for season 2
Made the theme song for back to the drawing board season 2 & 3 on Magix Music Maker to motivate the viewers to watch
Actor for Back to the Drawing Board shown on IUP TV
Photographer for the show to promote on their social media sites

ACHIEVEMENTS
Gallery for graduates and undergraduates                                                                                       September 2016
Gallery for Halloween show                                                                                                                 October 2016
Bottle Works Art Gallery                                                                                                                       March 2017
Logo was accepted for IUP Art Department                                                                                     April 2017
Designed catalog for BA/BFA Seniors Exhibition                                                                             April 2017
Appeared on IUP’S Website as upcoming designer                                                                        August 2017
Robert Alico Jr. Memorial Scholarship                                                                                               November 2017
2017 Scholarship Show

EMPLOYMENT
Dunkin Donuts, Indiana & Latrobe, PA                                                                                               January 2014 - August 2017
Sales Associate, Baker, Stalker, Drive thru & Cashier
Greet customers in a pleasant manner to motivate them to buy more product
Baked up to 60 to 80 dozens of donuts for the company to be set for the morning
Kept track of inventory so that we can be up to date on what we have in stock
Made sure safe is kept to $1,000 before store closes

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