Resume

Some history about myself.

Omar Garces

Influenced the creation of and was awarded the Medal of Excellence in Visual Arts from the Morristown School District. At the age of 13, awarded a plaque for Recognition of Excellence for Unrelenting Efforts to MCOHA as a Student and have since thrived for a career in media arts. In 2001, attended The Art Institute of Philadelphia and graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.6. In early 2013, obtained a certificate of completion for Web Design and Development and Project Management from William Paterson University, Center For Continuing and Professional Education.

To name a few past responsibilities, created graphics for websites of the company including revamping the look and feel of www.topbutton.com, www.royalproduce.com, and www.thetopsecret.com (e-commerce), E-mail blasts and banner ads with accurate branding, print material for direct mail, PowerPoint presentations, created creative workflows which included onsite photo shoots for www.thetopsecret.com and even attended NYC Fashion Weeks for live content on the website.


Omar Garces Resume
OMAR GARCES
HOME (973) 270-0435
114 FRANKLIN ST APT 4F2 MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960
omar@omargarces.com
WWW.OMARGARCES.COM

 

Experience

OMAR GARCES, Morristown, NJ

Independent Consultant

Jan. 2011 to Present

  • * Biagio’s Tattoo Gallery - Media Specialist (Photography, Updating Website, Social Media, Image Manipulation)
  • * Cegedim – Presentation Specialist (www.cegedim.com)
  • * Parisian Beauty Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner School – T-Shirt Designs, Marketing Material
  • * Metro Exhibits – Presentation Specialist (www.metroexhibits.com)

NYSALE dba TOPBUTTON, Millburn, NJ

Creative Director / Graphic Designer

Feb. 2007 to Jan. 2011

Wore many hats in the company: graphic designer, photographer, and videographer. Managed solo projects and worked as part of team. Managed and created online marketing material: banners, email blasts, print material, and catalogue collateral. Maintained client brand guidelines and design standards. Managed multiple projects simultaneously. Completed work on deadline. Chose stock art. Made PowerPoint presentations. Created custom illustrations. Designed/updated simple html micro sites for events and other. Directed photo shoots for thetopsecret.com online sample sale site. Worked with multimedia elements including photographs, graphics, animation and video. Took and edited video for promotional purposes. Worked with multiple file types. Print Restoration: restored old print material from the 60as to mint condition. Manipulated and retouched images of product. Re-designed the entire look and feel of: Topbutton.com, TheTopSecret.com, and TheTopSecretTours.com. Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. Some clients were fashion, jewelry, handbags and accessories to name a few.

 

Liberty Abstract Title Insurance Company, Morristown, NJ

Office Assistant – 1 year unrelated

Apr. 2006 to Jan. 2007

Prepared policies. Used and coordinated maintenance of office equipment, such as copiers, scanners, fax machines and computers. Proofread materials. Reviewed and verified data. Maintained and updated files and database systems. Responded to requests for information. Answered and screened telephone calls. Provided support to office manager. Performed data entry. Processed and reviewed routine paperwork. Retrieved and archived documents. Maintained a professional image and attitude.

 

Education

OCT. 2005 The Art Institute of Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts: Media Arts and Animation

APRIL 2013 William Paterson University Center For Continuing and Professional Education. , NJ

Certificate of Completion: Web Design and Development
Certificate of Completion: Project Management

Skills


Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Photography, Video editing, proficient in Adobe Master Collection CS5, PC/MAC platforms, HTML, Word, Excel, Outlook, Fluent in Spanish, adobe Photoshop, animation, logo design, catalogue collateral, customer relations, Flash, graphical user interface, illustrator, InDesign, multimedia, PowerPoint presentation skills, data entry, database administration, fax, imaging, materials management, office equipment, office management, photocopier, policy analysis, scanners, telephone skills

 

 

Languages


  • * Spanish
  • * English

 

  • Honors


    * Influenced the creation of and was awarded the Medal of Excellence in Visual Arts from the Morristown School District.
  • * Awarded a plaque for Recognition of Excellence for Unrelenting Efforts to MCOHA as a Student.

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