Marc Caro

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  • date: 11-3-13
I am a Graphic Designer and Art Director in the New York Area with over 12 years of experience in my field; my goal is to produce fresh designs with a strong focus on branding.
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  • Technologies

    Adobe Cs5 suite
    Professional Photo Retouching
    Product development
    Pro Digital Photography
    Screen Printing and Appliques
    Tech pack for Apparel production
    Wordpress 3.0
    Graphic Development Tech
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institure of Technology

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My work varies from Indie magazines and record labels to major clothing brands. I have worked designing textile prints, placement graphics, appliqués, hand bags and sneakers.
I am advanced in Adobe Suit and have a lot of experience with trouble shooting the applications; I am productive and am confident that I can bring a great deal of technical knowhow to the table maintaining a positive and energetic attitude.

2009 - 2010 Senior Graphic Designer / Tech (Infant Toddler) TopsVille –
• Developed graphics and all over prints for 3 Brands, Hannah Montana, Family Dollar Brand, Bongo, Route 66. (Sears, Walmart, Kmart)
• Market and Fashion research to spot new and current trends
• Developed new concepts for brand logos and trim for MiniVille 2011 Boys
• Conceptualized graphics for Back to school, Winter, Spring and Summer
• Licensed Character Illustration for Hannah Mantana
2007 - 2009 Graphic Designer / Tech (Young Men\'s) SOUTHPOLE - Wicked Fashion
• Developed graphics and all over prints for 3 Brands, RS by Ryan Sheckler (JC Pennys), WCKD (Kmart), Freehold (Macys), NEX2Max
• Market and Fashion research to spot new and current trends
• Developed themes to better reach target market and customer base through research
• Conceptualized graphics for Fall, Winter and Spring of 2008/09
• Licensed Character Illustration for Popeye 2008-09 (Kmart)

2006 - 2007 Graphic designer (Toddlers, Boys, Missy\'s and Juniors) Guess kids, New York - Mamiye Brothers
• Worked with tech packs, resized graphics for production
• Assisted art director with graphic concepts for placement prints
• Generated graphics for T-shirts and prints
• Designed denim washes for new styles and groups
• Prepared board presentation

2005 - 2006 Tech/Graphic designer (Junior\'s) Garan, New York
• Worked with tech packs and graphic corrections for print
• Assisted art director with graphic concepts for print and T-shirts
• Designed graphics for T-shirts and prints (missy\'s and juniors Wal-Mart)
• Assisted with mood and style board development for new groups
• Prepared boards for buyer presentations

2004 - 2005 Assistant designer (Accessories) Tommy Hilfiger footwear New York - Stride Rite
• Worked on tech packs for footwear
• Assisted head designer with design completion, color swatch selection and color ways
• Generated samples of footwear using Photoshop for buyer presentation
• Photographed and corrected samples using Photoshop for factory feedback
• Generated graphics for flip-flops and sports footwear

2003 - 2004 Graphic designer (Men\'s) Oved Apparel Corp New York
• Assisted art director with graphic concepts for placement prints
• Conceptualize graphics for T-shirts and prints (Company 81 / MECCA)
• Designed back pocket graphic concepts for embroidery
• Designed T-shirt graphics
• Tech packs
• Catalog, banner and flyer design for magic show booth

Bilingual English and Spanish
Mac and P.C.
• Adobe Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, After effects CS4, In-design CS4
• Flash CS, Dream weaver
• MS word, Power point level in MS Excel
• Screen print appliqué and color separations
• Textile and repeat print development
• Flat illustrations, cad layout and correction
• Advertising Print, packaging and web development

Fall 01 - May 05 Fashion Institute of Technology / Manhattan
AAS program in Advertising and communications design
BFA program in 3D animation and interactive media
2 year Internship with Flip Mode Records Custom Clothing Department

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