Jimmy Gonzalez

Homestead FL 33032

Employment Interests

I'm a driven creative person working on the field for over 20 years. My experience ranges from advertising, marketing to editorial. My passion is the "Big Picture" and how to make it come to life. I want to continue to grow as a CD and lead a team of highly creative people to help bring value to an agency and its clients.

  • Interested in Fulltime.
  • Willing to commute 25 miles.

Career Experience

  • Art Director
    5 yrs.
  • Graphic Designer - Print
    25 yrs.
  • Photo Retoucher
    20 yrs.

Platform Experience

  • MAC 23 yrs

Software Experience

  • Acrobat Professional
    Advanced. willing to test.
  • Illustrator
    Advanced. willing to test.
  • Indesign
    Advanced. willing to test.
  • Keynote
    Advanced. willing to test.
  • Pages
    SemiProficient. willing to test.
  • Photoshop
    Advanced. willing to test.
  • Powerpoint
    Proficient. willing to test.
  • Quarkxpress
    Proficient. willing to test.
  • Word
    Proficient. willing to test.
  • Wordpress
    Beginner. willing to test.

Project Experience

  • Banner Ads - Web
    11+ pieces. For various clients in NYC and Florida
  • Brochures - Full Size
    11+ pieces. For countless clients at Vanguard, FPL etc.
  • Brochures - Other
    11+ pieces. Same as above
  • Catalogs
    11+ pieces. Early on at BGW in NYC
  • Charts and Graphs
    6-10 pieces. Only when really needed
  • Corporate Id Campaign
    11+ pieces. Verizon, FPL, CUNY etc.
  • Direct Mail
    6-10 pieces. for Columbia Record House
  • Environmental Signage
    1-5 pieces. for FPL
  • Exhibit Display
    1-5 pieces. for FPL and CUNY
  • Logo Design
    11+ pieces. for FPL, at Vanguard Direct and freelance clients
  • Magazine Ads
    11+ pieces. Rachael Ray magazine, Budget Travel, Real Simple etc.
  • Magazine Layout
    11+ pieces. Budget travel, Rachael Ray, nick Jr. and countless others
  • Outdoor ads
    6-10 pieces. For Vanguard Direct, FPL, BGW
  • Photo Retouching
    11+ pieces. For almost everything I do
  • Photography
    1-5 pieces. Not my forté, but I try
  • Point of Sale/Purchase
    11+ pieces. For all Ad agencies throughout my career
  • Posters
    11+ pieces. Same as above
  • TV Art Direction
    1-5 pieces. For Mandee's stores in NYC
  • Vehicle Wraps
    1-5 pieces. for FPL in Juno Beach

Industry Experience

  • Advertising Agency
    6 yrs. Ad agencies throughout NYC and Florida
  • Corporate (in-house) Marketing
    6 yrs. through freelance work
  • Children - Youth Marketing
    6 yrs. through magazine design in NYC
  • Education
    3 yrs. through freelance and Vangard DIRECT
  • Entertainment
    6 yrs. Working on magazines as AD
  • Healthcare
    6 yrs. Doing collateral materials at Vanguard Direct
  • Hospitality/Food Service
    3 yrs. through freelance in NYC
  • Other
    3 yrs. Telecommunications. Verizon and Frontier
  • Travel and Tourism
    6 yrs. Travel magazine art director for 7 years