I’m Braulio, a freelance Graphic Designer living in Brooklyn, NY. I’ve worked in-house for brands like Playboy and NBC, freelanced for brands like Razorfish, HUGE and iCrossing and study horticulture in my free time. Much of my focus in design has been put towards branding and digital design, but I’m constantly engaged in all aspects of design from print and digital illustration to art direction.
Creative Lead/Shop Manager: Feb. 2017–Present
Along with my partner Jose Verdaguer, we run a one stop shop for all printing needs (flyers, brochures, menus, clothing and apparel), I handle the design and production and oversee all digital creative output.
Creative Director: Feb. 2015–Feb. 2017
I created design concepts, implemented marketing strategies and developed digital campaigns. Supervised and directed a small team of copywriters, artists and developers (leveraging talent from both print and digital departments) while participating in the strategic shaping of Bolt’s clients business goals.
Art Director: Feb. 2014–Oct. 2014
Worked closely with project partners Ford HMI and Panasonic automotives development teams to update their SYNC® system which runs in Ford and Lincoln cars. My team was given wireframes, we would return finished screens for approval, then we produced assets and tested in–house on a custom built preview rig prior to delivery.
Senior Visual Designer: March 2013–Jan. 2014
Direction and production solely for DIRECTV. Creative deliverables consist of digital and mobile resizes as well as custom creatives for their multiple web channels to drive seasonal promotional campaigns.
Digital Studio Associate: March 2011–Jan. 2013
Responsible for digital assets produced through the studio. Projects ranged from mobile and traditional sites, flash integration & marketing, video & audio production.
Senior Visual Designer: March 2010–Nov. 2010
Direction and production of their website. Flash design, graphic design and illustration, mobile interface applications, landing page redesign, and newsletter design.
CS Suite, HTML & CSS, Fontlab, Final Cut, audio production tools, 3D engineering apps.
BFA in Computer Arts New Media – Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
AAS in Digital Media – Katherine Gibbs School, New York, NY
First Place Fine Arts AAU Spring Show 2008
First Place Digital Audio CANM Spring Show 2007
Nominated Branding + Campaign CANM Spring Show 2006
AAU Spring Show Participant: 2004–2005