Michelle Calderon - Graphic Designer
- About. Graphic designer focusing on branding, print, infographic and web design. I'm a highly efficient and organized professional with a data passion for the collaborative creative process. I am motivated by originally and believe
the best design comes from the understanding and observation of human interaction.
- Skills: 1) Graphics: Illustrator; Photoshop; InDesign; 2) Web design: XHTML; CSS; Wordpress; 3) 3D modelling: AutoCad; 3D Studio max; SolidWorks.
- Education: 1) Cal State University, Long Beach. Bachelor of arts, interior architectural design (2007 - 2011); 2) Santa Monica College. Associate of arts, emphasis in computer arts (2004 - 2006).
- Qualifications: 1) Leed accredited professional. Accredited with the US Green Building Council in sustainable design; 2) IIDA's best new apprentice. Won IIDA's form follows fashion team competition: produced graphics & ensemble;
3) CSULB - CCPE extension. Introduction to XHTML & CSS and web page design; 4) Grid alternatives volunteer. Non-profit organization: installs solar panels for low income homes.
- Experience: 1) Jan 2012 - present. Artistic Entertainment. Graphic & technical writer. Artistic Entertainment Services Azusa, CA: Graphic design and print production for display and large scale installations; Produce renderings and 3D
models to aid in project visualization. Clients include Disney, Universal Studios, and Vanity Fair; Technical and fabrication design drawings to communicate materials and construction methods; 2) Blindful Creative. Freelance graphic
designer. Blindful Creative, Long Beach, CA: Graphic design and branding development for small businesses; Briana's wedding photography; Triple Threat music promotion; YWD Contracting & Fabrication; Gridscape Energy
Solutions; 3) YDW Contracting. Design coordinator. YWD Contracting & Fabrication Gardena, CA: Produce and edit graphics for restaurants, retail, and display; Structural plans and 3D models for fabrication and construction; Played
a key role in client and vendor communication to discuss goals and ensure efficient and quality end result.
Find me - Facebook.com/blindfulcreative | LinkedIn.com/in/michellecalderon | Twitter.com/michelleink88 | Behance.net/michelleink | Pinterest.com/michelleink | Dribble.com/michelleink.