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ABOUT ME


I believe that creativity has always been a big part of my life and still has influence in all my designs. The style of my work reflects the shapes and the color palette that I use. Space and balance are crucial in my designs. The inspiration of my work came from many different aspects of life, based on the time and space I’m living in. After attending a few graphic design conferences and collaborating with graphic designers, I have gained life experiences that have been contributing in to my work. I conceive that a clear idea and simple work is going to be a successful visual design. My goal is to create a strong design that feeds the client expectations and make them feel involved in my work.


DIGITAL MEDIA & PAINTINGS

PORTFOLIO


STATIONERY

PACKAGING

POSTERS

WEB DESIGN

PAINTINGS

RESUME


OBJECTIVE
Looking for an opportunity to grow as a designer and apply my skills to client problem solving.


EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
The University of Texas at El Paso
Graduation Date: May 2016
Overall GPA: 3.42/4.0

Honors: Dean’s List – Fall 2011 | Spring & Fall 2012 | Fall 2013
Awards: Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design Spring 2016
Exhibitions: Graphic Design Portfolio Exhibition May 2016 | UTEP Fox Fine Arts Painting Exhibition May 2016.
Conferences: Student Advertising Conference sponsored by the Houston chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) 2015


EXPERIENCE
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | May 2015 - current

Termica Co.

  • Designing digital prints like brochures, bussiness cards, cover page
  • Designing website layout
  • Providing photographic services
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | May 2015 - May 2016

UTEP Creative Studios

  • Designing web publications and university prints publications like posters, flyers, logos, t-shirts and animating videos in After Effects
  • Providing Adobe illustrator and Photoshop workshops to UTEP students and faculty
GRAPHIC DESIGNER & MINER GUIDE | Jan 2014 - May 2015

UTEP Library

  • Designing prints publications, like poster, flyers, t-shirts and databases
  • Assisting students with library tasks
STUDENT ASSISTANT | Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

LACIT

  • Assisting students with technology questions
  • Designing prints publications for the lab


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | May 2016

Mr. Photo Booth of El Paso

  • Creating different photo booth layout designs for private clients such as weddings and private parties and large corporate brands to develop fully custom photo activations
  • Working as a team to help develop graphic digital elements for each event
STUDENT AdFed | Jan 2015 - May 2016

Advertisement-Graphic Design Organization

  • Promote a better understanding of the functions of advertising and its values
  • Exchange ideas and apply my skills, creativity and energy of advertising to help on social matters
NASA’s HBCU/MSI Technology Infusion Road Tour Photographer | Apr 2016

The University of Texas at El Paso

  • Provide photographic services during the event
SET DESIGNER | Dec 2010 - Mar 2011

Loretto Academy shows

  • Constructed background for the shows and lead a group of 15 people through project to complete accurately the stage
  • Worked in teams to finish on time


PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • HTML & CSS
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Power Point


LANGUAGE
Fluent in English and Spanish.






Contact Me

EMAIL

mpappatheodorou@gmail.com

PHONES

(915)226.2758

Copyright © 2016 Monica Pappatheodorou