KIM GARCIA 


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EDUCATION


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
MFA Studio Arts, 2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
BA Visual Arts Studio
Minor: Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts, 2015

SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE
Certificate of Museum Studies and Gallery Exhibition Skills, 2013




SKILL SET


Creative Direction
Web, Print
Basic HTML/CSS
MS Office
iWork Keynote
Google Drive Platform
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Premiere
Final Cut Pro 7 & X
Curatorial Work
Wood/Metal Shop/Sculpture

EXPERIENCE

COMMUNICATIONS GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER
GRAD DIVISON UC IRVINE

SEPT 2017 - CURRENT

Graphic Design Flyers, Brochures for Print & Web, PowerPoint Templates, Cascade Web Content Managing, HTML/CSS, Graphic Branding of UCI Grad Division.


FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
SELF-EMPLOYED
SEPT 2010 - CURRENT

Graphic designed flyers, postcards, posters, signage, social media campaigns for print & web platforms. Designed layouts and templates for Keynote & PowerPoints, Gallery catalogs, designed email-blasts, and produced customized hats, buttons, tote bags, and stamps.


ARTS GRAPHIC DESIGNER
ART DEPARTMENT UC IRVINE
SEPT 2015 - 2018

Graphic designed flyers and  posters for print & web.


COMMUNICATIONS & ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT
UC SAN DIEGO LIBRARY
JAN 2014 - SEPT 2015

Graphic designed Flyers, Brochures, Postcards, Posters, Letterheads, Signage & Social Media Graphics for Print & Web, co-managing Social Media accounts & content, graphic branding of Library, adminstrative tasks & skills, tours and outreach, exhibition design & event planning.


VOLUNTEER/REGISTRATION COORDINATOR
ART SAN DIEGO CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR
APR 2012 - NOV 2014

Graphic designed volunteer manual, flyers and signage for Print & Web, managing and recruiting volunteers, conducting orientations and presentations about the program, managing program events, & POS experience.

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