Raul Bonano

Career Objective

I dream to work alongside the best designers and artists in the industry and to work on projects that I can be proud of. I am determined to improve all aspects of my professional and personal self in order to achieve that. My drive helps me thrive in places where I am constantly challenged. This also has allowed me to grow the departments I have worked in. I strive to continue my education in art & design and I encourage my work environments to move in a direction where everyone can learn from each other.

Experience

I consider myself very lucky to have worked with some of the best people and companies in the industry.

SCREENWORKS

SCREENWORKS

Senior Graphic Artist
(May 2016 – Present)
Orlando,FL

Designed custom graphics and typography for apparel using Photoshop and Illustrator. Created designs for clothing lines and screen-printed apparel. Designed decorated apparel for Disney, Star Wars, Marvel, Ron Jon, Margaritaville, Universal Studios, Sea World, Six Flags, Caesar’s Entertainment Group, MGM Resorts and other properties.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop
Freelance

Freelance

Freelance Graphic Artist
(July 2002 – Present)
  • Apparel design for screen printing
  • Illustration, logo design, stationery and business card design
  • Flash animation
  • Flyer, poster, magazine ad design
Skills: Illustrator Photoshop Flash InDesign
Disney Design Group | The Walt Disney Company

Disney Design Group | The Walt Disney Company

Contract Graphic Designer
(September 2014 – May 2016)
Orlando,FL

Designed custom graphics and typography for apparel, toys and board games using photoshop and illustrator. Created layouts used for reference in the creation of toys and games. Designed templates for garments and accessories used as reference points for the department.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop
TOPLINE SCREEN-PRINTING & EMBROIDERY

TOPLINE SCREEN-PRINTING & EMBROIDERY

Art Manager | Theme Parks Division
(July 2002 – August 2014)
Orlando,FL

Designed custom graphics and typography for apparel using Photoshop and Illustrator. Assisted the Sales Department Manager to meet presentations and production deadlines. Designed decorated apparel for Ron Jon, Margaritaville, Universal Studios, Caesar’s Entertainment Group, MGM Resorts. Directed in-house and freelance artists to attain appropriate looks and styles for each individual client.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop
THE CLEVER FACTORY

THE CLEVER FACTORY

Graphic Designer | Project Leader
(September 2010 – November 2012)
Nashville, TN

Sticker Team Project Leader Designed custom graphics and typography for packaging and sticker materials. Created designs and retouched photos for sticker products using Photoshop and Illustrator. Created and assembled mock-ups of designed products for marketing meetings. Prepared and cleaned artwork for production using InDesign. Assisted the Sticker Team Manager to meet presentations and production deadlines.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop InDesign

STUPH MERCHANDISING

Art Manager
November 2009 – July 2010
Nashville, TN

Directed all print media for clothing lines and presentations representing the bands and large clients. Hired, trained, and supervised sta artists. Managed art department schedules. Created designs for clothing lines and screen-printed apparel. Conducted client meetings. Managed the visual direction of the company’s web presence and print materials.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop
STUPH CLOTHING

STUPH CLOTHING

Senior Designer
August 2006 – November 2009
Orlando, FL

Created custom designs using Photoshop and Illustrator. Created clothing line proposals and graphic designs including logos, brochures, and banners. Trained interns and artists. Designed promotional displays and marketing brochures for company use. Designed e-mail newsletters and web graphics using ash.

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop
STUPH CLOTHING

STUPH CLOTHING

Staff Artist
October 2003 – August 2006

Orlando, FL

Edited pre-constructed design templates. Created original customizable graphic designs for apparel. Developed logos for clients ranging in dierent styles and looks

Skills: Illustrator Photoshop

Resume

Education

It never stops, learning new skills and keeping up with new software developments and new techniques keeps me on my toes.

Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Major: Media Arts and Animation
Graduated: December 2002
InternationalACADEMY
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
Orlando, FL
Major: Web Development (Some coursework completed)
Attended: July 2003 – December 2003
Lynda.com
LYNDA.COM
online
Multimedia Videos
Completed many courses