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WILLY VILLA-SHONNER

+44 (0) 774 7052 059

 

A qualified designer experienced in graphic and digital design with a strong technical background in most software including Macintosh and Windows operational systems. Outstanding visual communication and presentation skills, combined with a deep understanding of the publishing process from initial brief to final production, as well as experience in designing and producing digital assets for websites and social media platforms.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC & DIGITAL DESIGNER (FEB 2018)
Designed logos and collateral design material such as brochures and flyers, as well as digital images for social media and emails for Infopro Digital.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC & DIGITAL UX/UI DESIGNER (2013 – 2017)
Worked on various e-learning collateral and digital material for ILX Group, TFPL and Sue Hill; companies of Progility global specialists in advance training, recruitment, consultancy and technology solutions.

GRAPHIC & DIGITAL DESIGNER (2011 – 2013)
Worked on compliance training and branding of the e-learning department with content producers, designers, marketing and production teams for Incisive Media.

GRAPHIC & UX/UI DESIGNER (2006 – 2011)
Designed websites and various collateral material for Venus Business Communications internet.

GRAPHIC & UX/UI DESIGNER (2002 – 2006)
Worked on designing and building websites and various collateral material for ArtOneZero. Liaised with third parties such as printers and potential partners.

WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER (2001 – 2002)
Worked on websites for a variety of clients from the initial concept to project completion for the web design department of Very Useful Maps.

FREELANCE WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER (1999 – 2001)
Worked on designing various collateral and websites for Martin Miller’s. Designed a number of projects for the Colombian Embassy in London.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER (1995 – 1997)
Completed a wide range of projects for the Presidency of the Colombian Republic and was commissioned to design educational material for use in primary schools.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & ART DIRECTOR (1994 – 1997)
Hired by Latin America International magazine to improve its visual style and liaised with in-house editors, journalists, photo archives, film producers and printers.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (1990 – 1994)
Worked for EP Design & Advertising agency, specialised in packaging and the banking sector. Designed logos, posters, adverts, catalogues, leaflets and other corporative image material. Worked on designing a high-profile, general interest series of magazines for Semana magazine.

SOFTWARE
• Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Flash
• Microsoft Office: Word, Power Point, Excel
• Languages: HTML, CSS
DIGITAL
Web assets preparation and implementation, social media and email marketing design material, including infographics and animated gif/HTML5 banners.
COLLATERAL
Brand identity and stationary, brochures, reports, flyers, presentations, posters, POS display, book covers, cd labels, invitations, and vouchers amongst other print design material.
QUALIFICATIONS
• BA (Hons) Graphic Design, JTL University. Bogotá D.C., Colombia
• Web Design course, Oxford House Computer Training, London, UK
• Sales Training course, Sales Training International, London, UK
SKILLS
• Attention to detail Clean typography • Building business relationships • Liaising with printers and third parties • Visualising concepts • Account management • Tight deadlines • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team.
AWARDS
• Packaging to launch a multimedia product for Norma Multimedia
• Poster to advertise the Cannes Festival
PERSONAL DETAILS
• Languages: English/bish
• Interests: Illustration, music, photography and animal welfare.

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