<![CDATA[ektello: talent_showcase]]> https://TALENT.EKTELLO.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Creative Director]]> REFERENCES  Available upon request.
EDUCATION
2004 – 2006: BFA, Graphic Design
Florida Atlantic University
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2002 – 2004: AA, General Education
Broward Community College
Pembroke Pines, FL
EXPERIENCE
May 2021 – Sept 2021:  Creative Director
UCARI, Inc  |  Tampa, FL

Create, develop, and maintain the graphic standards and guidelines for all marketing materials,
labeling, packaging, social media, digital ads, landing pages, copywriting, and video assets
produced for UCARI, Inc. I worked directly with the VP of Marketing and CEO of the company to
ensure the assets created maintained the core marketing values of the company.
Oct 2012 – May 2021:  Senior Art Director
Great HealthWorks + New You Magazine  |  Fort Lauderdale, FL

Create, develop, and maintain the graphic standards and guidelines for all marketing materials,
labeling, packaging, social media, digital ads, landing pages, and web pages produced for Great
HealthWorks and its subsidiaries. I also helped design the company’s quarterly print magazine,
New You Magazine, and it’s related marketing materials, presentations, social media posts and
ads, and tradeshows graphics.
July 2009 – Oct 2012:  Graphic Designer + Videographer
VPX Sports (Vital Pharmaceuticals)  | Weston, FL

Create, develop, and maintain labeling, packaging, large format graphics, logos, vehicle graphics,
digital ads, wireframed landing pages and websites. Worked directly with the owner of the
company to conceptualize new products’ packaging and aesthetic approach. Shot video for
marketing and internal use.
Mar 2008 – May 2009:  Graphic Designer
Zimmerman Advertising  | Fort Lauderdale, FL

Create and update newspaper, magazine, and digital ads, marketing material, large format
graphics and billboards for the Lennar Homebuilders account. Created graphics for internal use
(company functions, annual reports, logos, etc.).
Mar 2007 – Mar 2008:  Graphic Designer
For Rent Media Solutions  | Fort Lauderdale, FL

Create ads that went into the South Florida edition of the quarterly publication For Rent
Magazine. Developed marketing materials used by the company’s Account Executives.
Created graphics for internal use (company functions, annual reports, logos, etc.).
CERTIFICATIONS
2020 NSF International
DS-2 Part Label Claim & Promotion Seminar
2010 Natural Products Association
An Advanced Course on Dietary Supplement Labeling
Michael R. Llantin
Art Director + Designer
m.llantin@sighttwosee.com | 954.295.1539  
19189 Taviston Drive | Land O Lakes, FL 34638
mllantin.wixsite.com/sighttwoseegraphics
SKILLS
Art Direction
Brand Development
Product Design
Label Design
Logo Design
Corporate Branding
Google Advertising
Social Media Advertising
Amazon Storefront Design
Web Design
Pre-press
Creativity Strategy
TOOLS
InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
Adobe XD
After Effects
Acrobat Pro
Lightroom
Bridge
Figma
MS Office Suite
Hootsuite
Constant Contact

 

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