Contact


Mobile: (+593) 994292651

E-mail: vargasramirez.k@gmail.com

Portfolio: www.kanvas.format.com


Summary

Passionate and multidisciplinary graphic designer from Ecuador whose work focuses on Design & Illustration.


Experience

Founder /  Lead Designer

Simply Kute

February 2017- Current / Guayaquil

Simply Kute is a graphic design start-up that through cute, fun and loving products communicates positive emotions, feelings and moments. My duties involve designing and assembling products like greeting cards, mugs and boxes. I also photograph the products for social media posts.


Freelance Graphic Designer 

September 2013 - Current / Guayaquil 

Since 2013 I have worked as an independent graphic designer, during this time I have designed different visual projects for different cultural entities and local and international companies like: Teatro Centro de Arte (Ecuador), Casa de la Cultura Núcleo del Guayas (Ecuador), Fumicontrol (Ecuador), Eletrocomercial KGV (Ecuador), Congreso Veterinario de León (Mexico), AirKeen Aviation (USA), Catalyst Farm (USA), Repair USA (USA).


Junior Graphic Designer / Illustrator 

 Celmedia Ecuador 

 November 2014 – May 2016 (1 year 7 months) / Guayaquil 

Celmedia is a leading enterprise in mobile marketing development in Latin America based in Chile with offices in Argentina, Perú, Colombia, Mexico and Ecuador.As a designer in Celmedia Ecuador I created digital visual branding communications for international and local enterprises. My role also included designing mailings and mini sites for digital campaigns.More than 380 regional clients, included: Gatorade, Burger King, Nokia, Nivea, Mattel, Paypal, BBVA, Pepsi, Cerveceria Nacional, Telefónica, P&G, Sony, MTV, Milka, among others. 


UI Designer / Graphic Designer / Illustrator 

Titirivon 

May 2014 – December 2014 (8 months) / Guayaquil 

Titirivon is an android application software based on Ana von Buchwald's puppet plays that was developed as a graduation project. Along with the design team, I designed the user interface, brand, illustrations and print material of the app. 


Junior Graphic Designer 

Digimarketing Latinoamerica 

 June 2013 – August 2013 (3 months) / Guayaquil 

Digimarketing is an integrated digital marketing solutions company based in Guayaquil. My duties as a designer included the development of visual content for social media, mailings and digital campaigns.


Graphic Design Intern 

Teatro Centro de Arte 

 April 2013 – August 2013 (5 months) / Guayaquil 

 Teatro Centro de Arte de la Fundación Sociedad femenina de Cultura (FSFC) is one of the main cultural institutions in charge of producing artistic activities in the city of Guayaquil.As an intern I designed visual communications for all the events. My tasks also included creating digital posts for social media.


Education

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design and Visual Communication

Universidad Casa Grande / Ecuador  

2009 - 2014


Certifications

Web Development Introductory Course (Online)

University of Alicante, Spain 

Starting December 2015 


Certificate in Marketing Communications 

International Advertising Association, USA

Starting March 2015 


 Adobe® InDesign CC Digital Publishing Suite 

Adobe 

 Starting September 2014


Languages

 Spanish (Native profiency) 

 English (Professional working profiency)


Volunteer Experience

Graphic Designer 

Banco de Alimentos Diakonia 

April 2016 – May 2016 (2 months) / Guayaquil 

Banco de Alimentos Diakonia is a nonprofit organization that provided humanitarian relief to the victims in Ecuador affected by an earthquake. I volunteered to create visual content that spread awareness about donating supplies to aid those in need.

References available upon request.

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