Roberto Ramirez

  • Graphic Designer / illustrator
  • Remote, OR, USA
  • Jan 19, 2024
Freelancers Graphic Design

Personal Summary

My passions are in the crafting of ideas and solutions that enhance the project  through the use of my experiences with graphic art & illustration. Having mostly worked for and with advertising agencies and the film industry has enabled me to feel at home in collaborative team environments.  This has enabled be to understand both sides of the process in the creation of the art assets. With these experiences, I am able to multitask and change directions on a dime.

Work Experience

In-house illustrator
May 1986 - Nov 1986 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

In-house illustrator. Duties included layout and paste-up of mechanicals and
in-house artwork.

In-house illustrator
Jan 1987 - Dec 1989 Long Haymes & Carr Advertising

In-house illustrator. Duties included everything from storyboarding, marker
comps, line art and airbrushing artwork.

Sole Proprietor
Jan 1990 - Jan 2017 Ramirez Illustration

Freelance art for advertising agencies. Graphic and realistic art for corporate
ID and packaging illustrations including: marker comps, storyboards, pencil
illustrations, airbrush illustrations, line art and logo design.

Concept Artist
May 2003 - Mar 2008 Out of Our Minds Animation Studios

Conceptual Artist. Duties included: concept art, matte painting,
character design, set design, storyboards, 3D texturing, basic 3D lighting,
basic 3D modeling, basic post production effects, commercial illustration,
commercial storyboarding, commercial character design, implementation of
corporate ID for new business materials.

Graphic / Web Designer
Jun 2011 - Mar 2012 OLA DesignWorks

Contract position: Crafting ideas and solutions that enhance client identities and presence
through the use of my experiences with illustration, graphic art and web

Jewelry illustrator
Mar 2013 - Mar 2018 Relios

Design, illustrate and engineer jewelry production utilizing creative and
technical skills using digital design and 3D programs.

Graphic Designer
Feb 2019 - Present NM Film Organization

Current contract position: Graphic Design and illustration for the film industry. Each production is
different on a daily basis. It can range from logo design, photo manipulation,
working with vendors for dimensional assets, props package design and
creation & large format printer knowledge.


Associates Web / Multimedia
May 2009 - Mar 2011 Rasmussen College Online
Visual Communications
Oct 1983 - May 1986 Colorado Institute of Art