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G E R I Z A R A T E

Berkeley, California
geri@gerizarate.com

O B J E C T I V E
To continue my growth in Production Art and Design.

E D U C A T I O N
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science degree - Applied Art & Design, 1989.
Studies include: Typography, Design, Photo History,
Art History, and Photography.

E X P E R I E N C E
December 1995 - present
Freelance Production Artist & Graphic Designer
N2010: Incase Designs Corp. – San Francisco, CA
NProjects include preparing line extentions of packaging for Apple products
Nwith multiple languages where copy is critical and prepared with accuracy.
N2009: Old Navy – San Francisco, CA
NProjects include preparing for final art visual/marketing material for in-store
Nmarketing and packaging.
N2007: Elephant Ideas & Design – Oakland, CA
NResponsible for the implementation of the new Peets menu design to six
Ndifferent size format menus distributed to stores throughout the U.S.
N2006: Gap Inc. Outlet – San Francisco, CA
NProjects include designing and preparing for final art visual/marketing material
Nfor window posters and in-store signage as well as attending presschecks.
N2001-06: The Thompson Design Group – San Francisco, CA
NProjects include preparing digital files for final art of packaging material
Nfor Drumstick & Dreyer’s Ice Cream, Nestlé Petcare, Beverages & Confections.

March 1995 - November 1995
Colonna Farrell Design – St. Helena, CA

Production Artist & Graphic Designer
Responsible for press checks; digital final artwork produced in Illustrator,
Quark, and Photoshop; highend comping for wine label designs;
coordinating clients schedule with vendors and printers.
Clientele in consumer goods and premium wine industries.

July 1993 - March 1995
SBG Partners (Enterprise IG) – San Francisco, CA

Production Artist
Responsibilities include producing both digital and traditional boards for final
mechanical art as well as comps for presentation. Clients include: Dial Corp.,
Post, G. Heileman, Williams Sonoma, The Wine Group, and Cara Mia.

June 1992 - June 1993
Freelance Designer & Production Artist
SBG Partners, Colonna Farrell Design , Monnens-Addis

March 1990 - June 1992
The Design Company, San Francisco
Graphic Designer
Responsible for conceptual design of beer, cereal, and snack food packaging
as well as production of drawdown comps.

S K I L L S
Efficient and detail oriented production art.
Organized, focused under pressure, excellent hand skills.
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

I N T E R E S T S
Photography, travel and cooking.