VERONICA LEON

 

ADDRESS: Oakland, CA

E-mail: VeronicaANLeon@gmail.com

Tel: 630-890-3687

Professional info

 

 

Constantly seeking opportunities to grow my design skills and move up in the world. I work really well as a team and also run solo. I have an adaptive personality in the workforce. I can stand my ground. I work quickly, efficiently, and I care about creating a satisfactory end result to make clients as well as myself happy.

Work experience

FIRST AMENDMENT (1AM GALLERY) SF AND OAK - Workshop Assistant

2018 - present

• ASSIST WITH GRAFFITI/STREET ART WORKSHOPS

• CREATE STENCILS

•  TEACH BASICS OF SPRAY PAINT KNOWLEDGE

PUFF PAINT AND PASS OAK - Art Teacher

2019

• TEACH A TWO HOUR PAINT WORKSHOP

• HAVE THE CLIENTS TRY DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES

TOMAHAWK INTERNATIONAL - Graphic Design/Marketing Assistant

2015 - present

• CREATE T-SHIRT DESIGNS

• PERFORM COLOR SEPARATIONS

• OUTPUT GRAPHICS

• DESIGN WEB GRAPHICS

• ANIMATIONS

• SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTIONS

• DESIGNED 2016 PRODUCT CATALOGUE

AV LEADS - Production

2017 - Present

• SCENIC

• PIPE AND DRAPE

• AV SET/STRIKE

Camputee Press - Production Artist

October 2017 - March 2018

• CREATE MOCKUPS FOR SCREEN PRINTING, EMBROIDERY, DIRECT TO GARMENT AND SUBLIMATION

• COMMUNICATE WITH CLIENTS
• COLOR SEPARATIONS

• CREATED TEMPLATES FOR CONSTANT CONTACT AND PRODUCT PLACEMENT 

• CREATED FLYERS FOR NEWSLETTER PROMOS AND OTHER INHOUSE EVENTS

STANLEE R. GATTI DESIGNS - Production Contractor

May 2017 - October 2017

• ASSIST IN ART PROJECTS WHEN THEY COME UP
• HELP WITH FLORAL WALLS OR BANNERS
• CREATE ENLARGEMENTS

• USE JIGSAW FOR WOOD CUTOUTS

 

PARADE GUYS - Production Contractor

May 2017 - June 2017

• ASSIST IN BUILDING PARADE FLOATS FOR CARNIVAL AND THE GAY PRIDE PARADE
• SANDED, PAINTED AND/OR GLITTERED AN ASSORTMENT OF ODD SHAPED OBJECTS
• CREATE ENLARGEMENTS
• OPERATE POWER TOOLS SUCH AS SCREW GUNS AND JIGSAWS
• WRAP AND STAPLE FLORAL SHEETING AND FRINGE TO FLOATS

 

MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR - Production Artist

February 2017 - April 2017

• ASSIST IN DESIGNING THE SPRING 2018 WORKBOOK WITH THE PRIMARY USE OF INDESIGN
• GENERATE AUTOMATED PAGES WITH DATA MERGE AND SCRIPTING
• MAKING MASTER PAGES AND PAGE LAYOUTS
• UPDATE CAD IMAGES
• ORGANIZE AND MAINTAIN PROJECT AND DIGITAL FILES
• RESIZE IMAGES FOR SOCIAL PLATFORMS

BAD LUCK OF THE DRAW CLUB - Co-Creator

January 2016 - present

• EVENT PLANNING

• CREATE FLYERS

• FIND VENUE TO THROW DRINK AND DRAW EVERY WEDNESDAY

• SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION

• ORGANIZE MUSICAL ACTS AND GAMES 

VENUES: UPTOWN NIGHT CLUB • TELEGRAPH BEER GARDEN • ANNEX BURGER • NAMING GALLERY • MARY WEATHER GALLERY • DEFENDERS OF GOOD TIMES GALLERY • MATH LAB • MY HOUSE • LAKE MERRITT

MUSICAL ACTS: L*RONEOUS • DJ PUZZLE • TOPH ONE • RIZZY UKULELE

MOTOWN ON MONDAYS(MOM) - Graphic Design/Internator

2015 - 2016

• CONDUCT RESEARCH

• CREATE INFOGRAPHICS

• UPLOAD MUSIC FILES

 

TECHSTYLES SPORTSWEAR - Graphic Designer/Production Artist

2014 - 2016

 

DUTIES:

• SPOT COLOR PROCESS
• FOUR COLOR PROCESS
• CREATE DESIGNS FOR SEASONAL CATALOGUE
• WORK WITH SALES REPS TO SATISFY CLIENT NEEDS
• CREATE PRESENTATIONS
• PRINT SEPERATIONS
• UPDATE SPEC SHEETS

• MODEL/TEST DUMMY

 

CLIENTS: CEASARS LAS VEGAS •  RON JON • GRAND OLE OPRY

 
MULTI-PRINT - Graphic Designer
2014 - present
 

DUTIES:

• PRINT LAYOUT FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS

 
 
MAINTAIN WEB - Graphic Designer

2010 - 2014

 

DUTIES:

•  ADJUST CODING ELEMENTS USING HTML/CSS

•  CREATE BRANDING STRATEGIES

•  CONDUCT RESEARCH

•  LAYOUT ORGANIZATION

•  DESIGN GRAPHIC ELEMENTS

•  PRINT COLLATERAL

 

CLIENTS: UPTOWN NIGHTCLUB • BALDASSO CORTESE(AUS) • NATHAN CHARLES(AUS) • ATKORE INTERNATIONAL • GUN LOVE • CHEESIE’S PUB & GRUB

Skills

 

• TYPOGRAPHY

• LOGOS

• PRINT LAYOUT

• ILLUSTRATIONS

• MURALS OF ANY SCALE

• ANIMATIONS

• EVENT PLANNING

Software

 

• PHOTOSHOP

• ILLUSTRATOR

• INDESIGN

• PRINTAVO

• ACROBAT

• WASATCH

• AFTER EFFECTS

• CINEMA 4D

• FONTLAB

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

 

TWO BY FOUR AD AGENCY - Art Director Intern

Summer 2012

 

DUTIES:

•  DESIGNED PRINT COLLATERAL FOR AGENCY CLIENTS

•  CONDUCTED RESEARCH FOR ART DIRECTORS

•  CONTRIBUTED IN CONCEPTUAL BRAINSTORMING

•  COORDINATED AGENCY EVENTS

 

CLIENTS: BRIDGESTONE • WRANGLER • GROSSMONT CENTER • CHICAGO BEARS

 
COLLEGE OF DUPAGE - Graphic Design Major

2008-2012

 

 

Volunteer Work

GRAFFITI CAMP FOR GIRLS

2017

 

DUTIES:

•  TAUGHT TEENAGE GIRLS BASIC LETTER STRUCTURE

•  ASSISTED WITH IMPLEMENTING CHARACTERS FROM SKETCH TO THE WALL

LINDA GLEN SENIOR HOUSING (SAHA)

2014-2015

 

DUTIES:

•  LEAD ART CLASS FIRST THURSDAYS

 
EMERSON ELEMENTARY'S SPRING HIP HOP PARTY

2014

 

DUTIES:

•  TAUGHT STUDENTS SPRAY PAINTING BASICS

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