Design company by Johan Castaño
Email: johanarleycastano@gmail.com
Portfolio: www.diseno.com.co
Facebook: facebook.com/johancastano123
Phone: +57 300-481-3757

Software Experience

Maya

Keyshot

Dreamweaver

Photoshop

Illustrator

After Effects

Premiere

Skills

Graphic Design 
15 years of experience
Ability to produce a wide variety of graphic products including newsletters, business cards, letter heads, menus, billboards, awnings and posters. Eye for detail | Style and concept | Project management | Typography | Creative thinking | Print design and layout.

Web Design 12 years of Experience
Graphical User Interface designs using HTML/CSS | Planning and implementing web site structure and navigation layout with server side dynamic content | Video presentations | Design & layout of e-mail newsletters | Image optimization | Knowledgeable with TITLE & META tags and page content for search engine optimization | Understanding of screen resolutions and multiple browsers to ensure the best compatibility possible.

Video Editing 11 years of Experience
Able to perform video editing (standard captions, transitions and special effects) | Video output to DVD or optimized for the web.

Architectural | Rendering – 3D Projects 15 years of Experience
• Office design | Home design | Landscape.
• Design of construction projects | Furniture | Restorations | Kitchen | Flooring | Painting.
• Rendering projects of shops | Restaurants | Residential | Industrial.
• Photo-realistic rendering | Single / multiple views | Brand renderings.

Expertise

Photoshop / Illustrator 
Experience Level: Advanced [15 Years]
Created graphic design for direct mail advertising, as well as internal collateral projects comprised of brochures and logos. Experience developing publicity material for retail outlets, buses, magazines and standalone advertisements.
• Strong layout and typography skills, with a great attention to detail.
• Experience with the production and design of brochures & logo development.
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and take direction.
• Ability to work independently as well as in partnership.

Commercial Photographer 
Experience Level: Intermediate [10 Years]

Wedding photo & video, sweet 16, birthdays, engagement party, portraits, landscape, sports, macrophotography, fish eye and wide angle, comercial and fashion communication projects.

Education

Art Institute of New York City – Interactive Media & Website Design / 2009 – 2010

Art Institute of Philadelphia – Digital Media Production / 2004 – 2008

Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, California – Maya 3D Fast Track / 2004

North Bergen High School, New Jersey / 1999 – 2003

Employment History 

Graphic Designer
PrintCityInc / June 2010 – January 2013
• Worked cooperatively with clients to complete major designing tasks.
• Handled the tasks of executing various designs.
• Responsible for meeting clients and fulfilled their needs and requirements.
• Presented various design ideas to clients.
• Handled the responsibility of projecting budgets.

Graphic Web 3D Video Designer
El Especialito Newspaper / September 2013 – March 2015
• Handled the tasks of executing various designs.
• Presented various design ideas.
• Created www.elespecialitomk.com