ANGEL F. MATAMOROS
512.777.8619 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Woodbury University, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design,
minor in business communication 1986
El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Associate of Arts, 1984
The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL
Visual Journalism & Color Theory
American Press Institute, Reston, VA
Media Design & Informational Graphics
2016: Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Contest, First place, Informational Graphics, The Journal Standard
2015: Catholic Press and Catholic Press Association Book Awards, Best Use of Art or Graphics
2015: Publick Occurrences Award for Outstanding Journalism, Cape Cod Times
2015: LocalMedia Association, Best Use of Graphics
2013: Orange County Press Club, Graphic illustration,
2013: California Newspaper Publishers Association, graphics,
2007: 1st place, Best of the West, informational graphics.
2007: The Society for News Design, Award of Excellence
2003: Society of Professional Journalists, graphics
2002: Best of the West, informational graphics
2000: The Society for News Design, Award of Excellence
2000: Malofiej International, Silver
1997: Washington Press Association, graphics
1994: Best of Gannett, graphics
1993: Society of Professional Journalists, graphics
1992: Louisiana Press Association, graphics
April 2016 - Present
Hazen and Sawyer
San Diego, California
Principal Graphics Designer
Work with a team of environmental engineers and scientists to conceptualize and develop informational graphics, illustrations and design elements for proposals and publications.
September 2014 - March 2016
GateHouse Media Center for News & Design
Senior Graphic Artist/News
Created informational graphics and illustrations. Member of multiple news teams involved in the planning and execution of daily news elements and long-term projects.
February 2013 - June 2014
Orange County Register
Santa Ana, Calif.
Senior Graphic Artist/News
As a member of the newsroom content team, I researched and created project graphics, breaking-news graphics and features illustrations.
June 2010 - February 2013
Imagine Dat Studios
Graphic Designer, Social Media Director
Lead designer for key art conceptual projects, logos, book cover art direction and design elements. Create feature illustrations, manage freelance designers and participate in creative planning. Social media promotion and design/management.
February 1999 - June 2010
The News Tribune
Graphic artist, illustrator, graphics editor
Created informational graphics and illustrations for news and features.
October 1993 - February 1999
Created informational graphics, illustrations and assisted in the planning and execution of special sections and design elements. Supervised graphics staff and interns.
October 1990 - October 1993
Assistant Graphics Editor
Supervised the development and creation of informational graphics as well as the design and direction of special sections, tabs, etc.
October 1989 - September 1990
Copley Los Angeles Newspapers
Graphic Designer, Marketing/Promotions
Creative staff member at: The Daily Breeze (Torrance), The Outlook (Santa Monica) and The News Pilot (San Pedro).
Designed advertising and marketing campaigns for dailies and special sections.
Created and supervised production of four-color promotional material and programs.
January 1985 - October 1989
International Communications and Advertising Network, Inc.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Supervised concept planning, presentation and production of advertising campaign, marketing and collateral materials for a variety of agency clients. Photographic duties (execution, retouching, prepare for reproduction), art direction and press checks. Designer/Art Director on following accounts:
Department of Social Services, State of California, Baskin-Robbins, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), California Lottery, Southern California Edison, KGFJ Radio
Graphic Artists Guild
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST
Balanced Media Technology, McKinney, TX
The Irvine Company, Irvine, CA
Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, Garden Grove, CA
The Boston Globe
The Ellingson Group, Dallas, TX
Green Rubino, Seattle, WA
The National, Abu Dhabi
Churm Media, Newport Beach, CA
Burns & McDonnell, Dallas, TX
MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, WA
MetroParks, Tacoma, WA
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC
Asbury Design, Eugene, OR
Ballet Northwest, Olympia, WA
Washington State Department of Health
Masterworks Choral Ensemble, Olympia, WA
Informational graphics, illustration, art direction, corporate identification and collateral design, social media management, photography. Traditional and digital mediums.