---Graphic Design | Illustration---
IMAGINE & CREATe
PS4 | Sony | Web
As a good Latin American I have passion for soccer. I love and live it each and every day.
Lately hockey is becoming more interesting.
Go Santa Fe!
Microsoft Office | InDesign | Photoshop | Illustrator | Muse | Edge | Lightroom Lr | Bridge Br | Dreamweaver | Flash .
Hello! I am Christian from Colombia. I have been in Canada for almost 6 years, and recently graduated as a Graphic Designer . I am a visual and a creative person , professional collaborator, quick learner, and truly passionate for what I do. "Always learning and growing "
My work follows the principles of simplicity and elegant problem-solving. Transforming tasks into powerful results. I am proficient in typography, layout, a multitude of design software, MS Office, printing design, and social media.
Happy Design, Happy Clients
In my spare time I love to design, paint, draw, and do calligraphy. I also have had the opportunity to share work and collaborate with different artist around the world.
Biodiversity is very important! Love the place you live and take care of it, your children will thank you some day!
Another passion is reading. It is important to keep increasing my knowledge in graphic design, art, history, science, and technology.
A gamer? I love a good adventure game. My particular interest in video games are with good in-depth plots, interfaces, and great design composition.
Making your business
AMAZING is what I do!!
Branding & Identity
Logo & Identity Design | Marketing Collateral Brand | Development | Creative Direction | Illustration | Brand Guidelines | Strategy
Responsive Web & Mobile | Websites | Banners | Email Marketing | Social Media | Blogs
Collateral Design | Banners | Posters | Editorial | Brochures & Catalogs | Wayfinding | Menu Systems | Packaging
Logo Strategy | CC Design
Everything starts with a plan or strategy to get to know the client and the company's background. It helps to focus on the message and vision of the client.
Secondly, I focus on the task with in-depth research and gather knowledge that best suits my client. The client's personality and company image is taken into consideration. This ensures that the design aligns with the company's target audience. Providing a truly competitive and unique approach to offering the best solution.
After the brainstorming ideas I transfer my thoughts to paper, drawings, and thumbnails for the first draft. Many different colors pallets and fonts are used throughout the design process. I will continues this process until the client feel comfortable and happy.
Finally, the end product will be digitized using the right software programs. Ensuring the product looks perfect for media or printing.
Logos | CC Design |15
These variety of logos were created and designed for existing and non-existing companies.
Golden Tree Company, WED (World Environment Day), Culture and FUNDESPRO are existing companies. Creating non-existing companies or redesigning logos gives me the opportunity to practice and work with different environments.
Golden Tree | CC | 2015
Stationery as part of a branding project is always an enjoyable job. I can express my own creativity in the artwork. Experimenting with the design allows me to explore different paper sizes, objects, and layouts. Ensuring that the end product creates a good quality printing job.
These stationery work were designed for Golden tree company, CC Design (Personal branding), and FUNDESPRO,
They Include: Resume, Letterhead, Pens, Business Cards, Envelopes, Paper bags, Calendars, Erasers, Cover Disk, UI Design displays, Folders, and much more.
NINTENDO | SENECA COLLEGE
Regardless of when your company’s fiscal year end, most companies want to start thinking about the annual report.
This was a college project in which the purpose was to redesign the cover and content in an annual report of any company. I selected the Nintendo Corporation for this project. I chose to redesigned the cover and the content for print. In addition, the project was designed to have a functional interface that was completely interactive.
It was enjoyable using my knowledge and techniques to complete this project as it was a bit challenging. The end product and results were great.
Michelangelo | ROM
Banner ads are one of the most prolific forms of marketing used in today’s printing and on-line world. This is an low-cost option to promote or advertise a trade mark, event, or product.
These Banners Ads were a college project where we had to design a banner using any program to make an impactful and visual ad. I designed ad for the Michelangelo Expo in the Royal Ontario Museum.
Zaha Hadid | Logo, Invitations , Posters | CC
Promotional campaigns are one of the most important tools used to introduce or reintroduce any given product or service to a large audience. There are many factors that must be observed in order to pull off an advantageous promotional campaign.
Another project is where I designed a promotional campaign for a famous Architect. I created the design for a logo, bus shelter posters, and banner ad. Key materials such as illustration, photography, and type font played a crucial roll in this project.
Photo-Book | 13 | CC
This was one of my favorite college projects. The project was to create a book around the Nuit Blanche event.
I took hundreds of photos to show many different view points of the whole event. Use of my creative eye and knowledge of photography allowed me to capture a wide variety of interesting photos.
Finally, I tasked myself with piecing together the many photos to make sure that it had a visually creative and unique layout.
Web Design | PS4 | FL
Interactive web design is the process of designing and creating interactive websites with a unique concept of interactivity and layout.
This was a project in which I created an interactive design that shows the functionality of the gaming console PS4. This project was developed with Photoshop illustrator, InDesign, and flash (coding). After some reviews and applying web design principles the result was perfect and effective.
Magazine Design | CC
This was another one of my favorite projects. The idea was to redesign a magazine and print it.
I decide to design my own photography magazine about graffiti including interviews on local artists. I have a good collection of graffiti pictures which have been my inspiration in creating the magazines logo, layout, type font, and more.
It was such a success that friends asked me for a second edition.
IMH | Seneca College | 2014
This was a team project, from college, were we had to create with a strong message around awareness and conscience about infant mental health for Sick Kids Hospital. After weeks of research and meetings we collaboratively created a clever message, strong design, illustrations, typography, and animation. It was designed for both kids and adults, while still being in-depth and delivering adequate content.
We had the honour to have Tom Clarke work on illustrating the images.
Team Members: Milan Rakocevic, Jay C. Bonilla, Jacquie Dudley, Josh Speers, and Erin O'Donnell.
ILLUSTRATIONS | CC
CC Design | illustration
In my spare time I love to design and draw, I like to illustrate and find topics where I can bring these ideas to life. I take these illustrations and form them into different concepts like realism and polygonal art.
These illustrations were created by things that inspire me like animals, technology, Science fiction, Biodiversity, history, and many other topics.
CC Design | Photoshop | 15
Photo manipulation is another passion as it gives me the freedom to make hype-realism art using different concepts and letting my creativity flow.
These are some freelance projects I have worked on in the past. The concepts behind each piece is very important and has a meaningful message to myself or my client.
Cracked Egg | Photomanipulation
COLLECTIONS | CC
30 Days | 30 Logos | 15
These projects are challenges that I task myself to complete. The challenge is to create and design one logo every day for 30 days. It has helped me keep my current skills active and increases my knowledge in different design forms and software programs.
It has been 120 days with 120 successful logos!
Every 30 days I choose different topics like vintage, polygonal art, typography, calligraphy, and 3D concepts. Every single piece has meaning and delivers a strong message based off my interests. These piece are valuable and very meaningful to me.
If you like what I do, and you think we could work together....
Then contact me!
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