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Alfredo Lopez | Designer

Graphic | Web | Mobile

  • Web & Mobile DesignOpen or Close

     

    Happy-Tamale: A desktop website and mobile optimized web app for a restaurant -Kionic Best Website Fall 2012 Award

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    Role: Website designer, front-end developer, information architect, logo designer

    Visit website or type in http://happy-tamale.com in your mobile device to see the mobile version

    Skills: 100% Handcrafted HTML5, CSS, CSS3, jQuery Mobile, JavaScript, Information architecture, wireframing, website design, logo design.
    Software: Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Coda Editor

    Narcisses Spa: A desktop website and mobile optimized web app for a beauty salon - Senior Project Top Sixteen Fall 2012 - Winner

    Role: Website designer, front-end developer, information architect, logo designer

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    Skills: 100% Handcrafted HTML, CSS, CSS3, jQuery Mobile, JavaScript, Information architecture, wireframing, website design, logo design.
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Coda Editor

    Watson House: A Wordpress customized website for a new historical museum in downtown New York City

    Watson House home page Watson House Upcoming Events page Watson House Exhibition Page

    Role: Website designer, front-end developer at Early-Adopter

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    Skills: 100% Handcrafted HTML, CSS, CSS3, website design.
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Coda Editor

    Arrow Cutting Dies Website

    Role: Website Designer, Information Architect, Logo Designer

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    Skills: Website Design User Interface (UI), Information Architecture (IA), Interactive Prototyping, Graphic Design
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, HTML

    Digital Farm Collective: A WordPress Custom Theme to rise awareness about sustainability

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    Role: Web Designer, Graphic Designer at Early-Adopter

    Concept: The beehive is a metaphor for a community of farmers collaborating to connect consumers to food source. Visit site (in progress)

    Skills: Wireframes, user interface design
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

    Renwick Modern: A custom WordPress Theme and website for a real estate company designed by Atwoodco

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    Role: Front End Developer

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    Skills: WordPress Theme Development, PHP, 100% Handcrafted HTML & CSS
    Software: Coda Editor

    508W24: A custom WordPress Theme and website for a real estate company designed by Atwoodco

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    Role: Front End Developer

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    Skills: WordPress Theme Development, PHP, 100% Handcrafted HTML & CSS
    Software: Coda Editor

    Chilerosa: A WordPress customized website for Mexican food lovers

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    Role: Website Designer, Front-End Developer, Information Architect, Logo Designer

    Concept: Through its recipes, reviews and cooking lessons, Chilerosa invites people to fall in love with the vibrant flavors of Mexican food. Visit website or see prototype

    Skills: 100% Handcrafted HTML, CSS, PHP, wireframes, user interface design, Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) for content organization, Wordpress Customization and logo design.
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

    Artbox iOS Mobile App

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    Role: Mobile User Interface (UI) Designer, Logo Designer, Information Architect

    Concept: Artbox is a native iPhone application that connects emerging artists with art appreciators through game dynamics. See project or see a journal for the project

    Skills: Wireframes, user interface design, logo design
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

  • Interactive WebOpen or Close

    Lateef Dameer

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    Role: Website Designer, Front-end developer

    Concept: Chunky Beats allows visitors experience the music of DJ Dameer. See project

    Skills: Wireframes, user interface design
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

    Avon and Macy's Flash Websites and Animated Banners

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    Role: Flash Developer

    Concept: Animated advertisement banners for Avon and Macy's Department Store with ActionScript 3 (AS3) in Adobe Flash

    Skills and software used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, PSD to ActionScript3

  • Graphic & Logo DesignOpen or Close

    Logo Design

    Role: Graphic & Logo Designer, Concept, Market & User Research

    Process: When designing logos I follow a three-stage process that I have tested and refined over my years as a professional designer:

    Stage 1 - Collaboration
    Work closely with clients to understand their brand, business model and product

    Stage 2 - Research
    Conduct intensive market research to understand needs and desires of target audience and assess competitor's assets

    Stage 3- Creation
    Create logo that clearly communicates the company's identity to the target audience

     

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    Invitation for City Tech's 2012 Portfolio Review at Adobe Systems

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    Role: Graphic Designer

    Concept: The structural grid of connected hexagons alludes to the collective power of City Tech graduates. The hex nuts typography represents the creative thinking and technological skills that are paramount in City Tech's design curriculum

    Skills: Concept, design
    Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe inDesign

    Homestyle Rice Pudding

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    Role: Graphic Designer

    Concept: Eating Homestyle Rice Pudding is like waking up at sunrise in a rustic barn to enjoy a nutritious breakfast that is good for your body and soul

    Skills: Market research, concept, logo design
    Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

    Girelle Chocoberry Cookies

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    Role: Package Designer, Logo Designer, Photographer

    Concept: Designed in pastel colors and minimalist packaging, Girelle Chocoberry Cookies grab the attention of costumers who seek high quality homemade cookies

    Skills: Concept, logo design, photography, copy
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

    Watermedia magazine

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    Role: Editorial and logo designer

    Concept: Like watercolors, Watermedia's design and layout are fluid, translucent and inviting, especially designed for professional watercolor artists

    Skills: Market research, concept, logo design
    Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator

  • AboutOpen or Close

    I am a graphic & web designer/front-end developer of desktop and mobile optimized websites that are based on principles of usability, information architecture and SEO/SEM.
    If you are looking for a designer who is committed to finding the best solutions for your business needs, I am here to help you. Contact me today and let's get started.

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    Education

    New York City College of Technology - City University Of New York
    Brooklyn, New York
    Bachelor of Technology in Communication Design graduated Summa Cum Laude, January 2013
    Associate in Applied Science in Advertising Design with Honors, January 2011

    Technical Skills

    HTML, CSS, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, JavaScript, ActionScript, SEO, Mobile Optimization, Responsive Web Design
    Adobe: Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver
    Firebug, Coda, Keynote, Pages. Microsoft Office, Mac & Windows

    Design Skills

    Web / Mobile UI Design, UI Prototyping, Wireframes, Graphic Design, Packaging Design, Typography, Photography, Color Theory Illustration, Drawing, Painting

    Relevant Course Work

    Web Design 1,2,3; Web Analytics, Website Architecture, Design for Mobile Devices, Dynamic Web, Interactive Animation, Animation 1, Photography for Designers 1,2; Packaging Design, Graphic Communications, Advanced Problems in Typography, Typography Design 1, 2, 3, Communication Design 1,2; Visual Communications, Life Drawing, Digital Imaging, Vector Art, Desktop Publishing, 3-Dimensional Design, Design and Color

    Awards and Honors

    KIONIC BEST WEBSITE FALL 2012 AWARD
    Kionic Web Design Awards

    SENIOR PROJECT TOP SIXTEEN Fall 2012
    CityTech - Advertising Design & Graphic Arts Department - Selected Winner

    DEPARTAMENTAL SERVICE AWARD Spring 2012
    CityTech - Advertising Design & Graphic Arts Department Awards - Winner 2012

    MOST PROMISING NEW WEB DESIGNER Fall 2010
    Kionic Web Design Awards - Honorable Mention

    Work Experience

    ATWOODCO, New York, New York
    January 2013 – Present
    WEB DESIGNER/FRONT END DEVELOPER - Freelance
    Design and front end development of Wordpress custom sites for AtwoodCo clients.

    EARLY-ADOPTER LLC, New York, New York
    May 2012 – Present
    WEB DESIGNER/FRONT END DEVELOPER - Freelance
    Design and front end development of Wordpress custom sites for Early-Adopter LLC clients.

    CUNY-NEW YORK CITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Brooklyn, New York
    April 2012 – May 2012
    GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Freelance
    Conceptualized and designed an invitation for the Advertising Design & Graphic Arts Department's 2012 Portfolio Reviews at Adobe Inc. under the supervision of a faculty.

    NEW IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT, Queens, New York
    September 2011 - February 2012
    ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Freelance
    Art-directed and developed a comic book for a community-based campaign to raise awareness about inmigration fraud

    ARTBOX LLC,New York, New York
    July 2011 - January 2012
    ART DIRECTOR, WEB / MOBILE USER INTERFACE (UI) DESIGNER - Freelance
    Conducted market and user research, developed concept and wireframes, and designed UI prototype for iPhone mobile application
    Wrote reports to inform client about each stage of the project

    EARLY-ADOPTER LLC, New York, New York
    Summer 2011
    WEB / GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Internship
    Designed user interface for websites, logo and keynote presentations for a client

    CROMWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL, Cromwell, Connecticut
    January 2011-February 2011
    GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Freelance
    Created a poster for a play based on Roald Dahl's famous children's story "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory"

    Foreign Languages

    Fluency in Spanish written and spoken

    References Available Upon Request

  • ContactOpen or Close

    If you like my website or think that my skills fit your business needs , drop me a line and say hi!

    E-mail: alfredo@alfredolopez.net


    THANKS FOR VISITING!