Name

Daniel Estrella

About

Academic Information
09/96 - 04/98
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts 1998, Communication Design.

07/95
Escola Josso in Barcelona, Spain, participated in a summer program studying Graphic Design.

09/94 - 06/96
Altos de Chavón/The School of Design in the Dominican Republic (Affiliated with Parsons School of Design). AAS 1996, Graphic Design.
Graduated Cum Laude.

Professional
06/13 - 10/13
Freelance Graphic Designer; The Parkside Group
Design and proof promotional materials for local political elections.

09/09 - 05/12
Art Director; A to Z Bohemian Glass, Inc.
Design and edit all promotional materials, website maintenance and redesign, product digital photography.

03/08 - 08/11
Freelance Designer; Selectracks.com.
Design and retouch CD covers and art.

04/08 - 06/08
Freelance Designer; Jack Morton Worldwide. Design all print materials for client pitches and assist in creating art for PowerPoint presentations.

08/03 - 08/07
Graphic Designer; 4 Kids Entertainment, NYC. Various design and promotional projects; design and maintain style guides.

10/01 - 3/02
Freelance Designer, Palm Records NYC.
Package design and assorted promotional materials.

1/00 - 1/02
Freelance Designer; Mother West Records, NYC. Design direction for labels 32 page catalog/magazine, CD's, and assorted press kits.

9/00 - 7/01
Designer for Scholastic Book Clubs.
In charge of overall design and management of freelance designers.

8/98 - 12/99
Art Director, Fanzine Intl. (Maxstone Media), participated in the creation and launch of five
magazines (Celebrity Style, Teen Celebrity, Gym, Burn! and Nascar) and continued designing for Teen Celebrity, Nascar, 101 Hairstyles and ShortCuts.

Skills

  • Fluent in English and Spanish, with experience translating.

Computer - Highly skilled using Mac/PC computers in the following programs:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Livemotion
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • QuarkXpress
  • Aldus Freehand
  • Fetch
  • Core FTP

Specialties

  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design

Skills

  • Mac/PC: Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Flash
  • Digital Photography
  • Copy Writing