Resume – Jeremiah Garcia

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OBJECTIVE
To secure a position in which I am able to enrich the world around me by utilizing the diverse marketing and design experience I’ve acquired over the past 12 years of working on a multitude of creative projects.


EXPERIENCE
Coldwell Banker { www.CaliforniaMoves.com }
Marketing Coordinator – part time (October 2011 – present)
– Graphic design and marketing supervision
– Train agents on Coldwell Banker marketing tools and websites
– Portrait and property photography

IndieWrecked – Portfolio Website { www.IndieWrecked.com }
Creative Consultant – part time (September 2009 – present)
– Freelance graphic design, photography and fine art

Ice Cream Man { www.IceCreamMan.com }
Creative Director (April 2004 – October 2011)
– Helped grow a grass roots organization from the ground up, bringing it from a single ice cream truck giving away free ice cream at small local events to a hugely popular strategic marketing vehicle that has become a staple at major music festivals and high profile media events around the country
– Strengthened the impact of the brand through inventive design and execution of traditional print and web materials, as well as electronic press kits and marketing proposals
– Managed large-scale marketing campaigns such as the Toyota YarisWorks campaign

Colliers International – Integrated Real Estate Solutions (IRES) { www.ColliersIRES.com }
Marketing Coordinator (December 2002 – September 2009)
– Expertly conceived, designed, executed and managed of all IRES related marketing projects, often on a limited budget
– Effectively re-branded IRES as an innovative global platform, ultimately positioning the group as a preferred strategic provider offering best-in-class real estate solutions
– Developed forward-thinking marketing strategies, invigorated brand development and created cutting-edge marketing collateral including flyers, brochures, web sites, signage, project proposals and offering memorandums
– Supervised teams of contracted designers including print freelancers, web developers and auxiliary marketing staff from projects’ conception to completion

Global Inheritance { www.GlobalInheritance.org }
Artist / Designer (April 2004 – ongoing)
– Created concept-based projects including recycling bins, screen printed posters, a port-a-potty, and a golf cart as part of Global Inheritance’s various non-profit environmental awareness efforts at events like Coachella, SXSW, Live Earth, Teen Choice Awards, The Grammys and Art Basel

Point Zero Design
Graphic Designer (October 1999 – December 2002)
– Worked at leading design firm as a creative designer executing a plethora of projects for a various global clients, with projects ranging from corporate branding and marketing collateral, to sub woofer graphics and packaging
– Involved in all aspects of the creative process, including conceptualization, art direction, photography, illustration, press supervision, client interaction and project fulfillment


EDUCATION
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Advertising, Minor in Art (April of 2000)
Studied abroad in Florence, Italy from January to April of 1998 (concentration on art, language, history and culture)

OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Continuing education in creative applications (Flash, Maya)

Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Florence, Italy
Intensive study of photography and drawing in the summer of 1999


SKILLS AND INTERESTS

  • Expert level in Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Thorough knowledge of standard business applications (WordPress, MS Office, Publisher, WordPress, Sharepoint)
  • Cross platform capable (Mac and PC)
  • Currently an active photographer for Ice Cream Man, KCRW, Creative Mornings (published: Rolling Stone, Spin, LA Times, Juxtapoz, Swindle, ModArt, Wooster Collective, Poll Star, Examiner, Coachella.com LA.com, and Metromix.com)
  • Passionate about exploring the culture of Los Angeles
  • Created stencil art for Green Day, Franz Ferdinand, Prince, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine and The Roots


References provided upon request.