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Andrew Chavez

Andrew Chavez

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Experienced design professional with a demonstrated history of working in the interior design, graphic design, and the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Photoshop, Lightroom, SketchUp, DraftSight, Branding and design consultation. Strong arts and design professional graduated from Victor Valley College with continued education at Harvard Extension School of Design and CALARTS. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Freelance Graphic Designer, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance Graphic Designer / Photographer

● Design consultation
● Event marketing material
● Logo design and branding
● Portrait, product, live event photography
● Digital re-touching via Photoshop

Aug 2013 - current
 

GFI / GoodFellas Inc., Vernon, CA, US, Junior Project Manager

● Manage various projects relating to the custom design and fabrication of window treatments for the hospitality industry.
● Coordinate creative direction and design intent for innovative strategy.
● Draft CAD models and 3D renderings for internal and client use.
● Monitor project schedule and maintain deadlines and client expectation.

Feb 2019 - Apr 2019
 

Lusive Decor, Los Angeles, Project Design Coordinator

● Managing of various custom illumination, architecture and interior design projects for residential and hospitality clientele.
● Coordinate creative direction and design intent for innovative strategy.
● Review and confirm CAD drawings during design and pre-production stage.
● Monitor project schedule and maintain deadlines and client expectation.
● Assist in the training and development of company standard operating procedures.
● Direct junior staff and provide various branches of support for senior team members.
● Monitor textile sample room inventory and accessibility.
● Distribute project related and marketing materials to current and prospective clients.
● Photography and digital enhancement of images relating to products, quality control, and social media

Aug 2017 - Feb 2019
 

Burlington, Burbank, Head of Department

● Managing sales floor responsibilities
● Merchandising product displays
● Monitor stockroom inventories
● Direct team members and determine employee schedule per daily priorities
● Standard customer service responsibilities

Oct 2013 - Aug 2017
 

Education 

California Institute of the Arts, Coursera, Graphic Design Specialization

Fundamentals of graphic design, design history, image making, typography.

Aug 2018 - Mar 2019
 

Victor Valley College, Victorville, Associate of Arts and Sciences, AAS Social Sciences

Aug 2009 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Graudate of John Mautner, "Cycle of Success Institute" Program, Award

2018
 

Hartman Foundation of The Arts, Scholarship

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills