Carlos Mendez

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Hi.

I am a graphic designer / creative thinker based in Sacramento, California. I have a passion for graphic design and love to conceptualize and create identity systems, logo types / symbols, advertisements, layout designs, website concept designs.

I Can…

bring your ideas to life through an engaging balance of function and aesthetics.



  

Education

Art Institute- Sacramento
2012-Current

In process of attaining a bachelors •
degree in Graphic Design

Expected graduation September 2016 •

American River College
2009-2011

 Completed General Education course •

Work Experience

Lovegevity, Inc.: Graphic Designer 1
2016-Current

Implement design guidelines in •
book layout and design

Collaborate with production team •
to produce graphics
and instructional design

Participate in the development •
of marketing campaigns

Carquest: Parts Pro
2016-Current

Provide outstanding customer service •

Participate in opening and closing •
procedures of the store

Deliver parts to commercial shops •

Ship and deliver parts to other •
stores as well as outside suppliers

Autozone: Store Manager
2012-2016

Designed forms to track sales,•
performance, and duties

Managed crew of twelve employees •

Created weekly schedules based •
on company needs

Oversaw sales and monthly P&L •

Delegated weekly tasks to crew •

Made bank deposits daily •
for previous night’s sales

Train new hires •

Oreilly Auto Parts: Retail Service Specialist
2009-2012

Provided outstanding customer service •

Oversaw small crew while on duty •
and made sure daily tasks
were completed

Took part in opening and closing •
procedures of the store

Delivered parts to •
commercial shops

Shipped and delivered parts •
to other stores as well as outside suppliers



  

Recognition

Sacramento Ad Club: Sac Addy
2013

• Judges’ Choice Award
for Consumer Design

• Participated in Art Institute Design Team

Design Strengths

•Logotype

•Advertising

•Layout Design

•Poster Design

•Identity Systems

•Critical Thinking

•Website Design Concepts

Software

Adobe CC 2016
• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• InDesign

Microsost Office
• Word
• Excel
• Powerpoint

Mac OS

Windows

  • Photoshop 80% 80%
  • Illustrator 90% 90%
  • InDesign 90% 90%

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