Alex Ariza

Visual Arts

alexarizaart@gmail.com (646) 201-6909

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2009
Major: Illustration
Cum Laude, Dean’s List- all semesters.


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Degree: Associate in Applied Science, May 2007
Major: Illustration
Cum Laude, Dean’s list- all semesters.

Employment

Summer 2008

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Graphic designer in public affairs department
Designed doctor’s presentation posters, brochures, fliers, educational pamphlets
Created posters and flyers for blood drives.

Summer 2007

Anheuser Busch Inc.
Designed posters, fliers, banners, stickers, and menus for the company’s promotional
purposes for concerts, movie screenings, and other events.

Skills

Strong knowledge and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Knowledge of HTML, Flash, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects software.
Skilled in a vast array of traditional media including sketching, storyboarding, layout and composition.
Experienced in silk screening printing process on various fabrics. Color separations, registration of multiple screens, design aesthetics.

Extracurricular Activities

Secretary of Illustration Club.
Assisted in the planning, and running events such as trips and gallery shows.
Organized a show of Illustration vs Fine Arts gallery at the 220 gallery in Chelsea.
Executive member of Latin American Student Organization (LASO)
Organized fundraisers for the LASO club
Provided illustrations for articles for the front cover of the school’s newspaper
Assisted in designing the layout of the articles and illustrations for the paper.