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RODERIC SUAREZ

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Roderic Suarez is currently employed as a Senior Graphic Designer for Agua Caliente Casinos, where he has been since March 2015. He graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design and minors in Art History and Marketing Management at Cal Poly Pomona in June 2014.

As a multidisciplinary designer, he has experience in print, digital, web, and motion design, as well as in branding and identity. Equipped with great attention to detail and problem solving skills, Roderic enjoys challenging projects that push him to deliver original and well-executed solutions that make the most of his abilities.

EXPERIENCE

August 2020 – Present

Agua Caliente Casinos
Senior Graphic Designer
Produced art and layouts for print ads, billboards, direct mail, and other print collateral. Created and oversaw the development and deployment of all on-property video/motion design marketing content for the grand opening of Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City. Worked with Central I.T. iServices to create new user experiences at the players club kiosks. Led a team of five designers and oversaw training of new skills and software.

July 2015 – August 2020

Agua Caliente Casinos
Graphic Artist

Created hundreds of video/motion designs for standard screens, curved displays, and video walls. Created static and animated content for social media that doubled engagement on all platforms. Designed large promotional displays that enhanced the guest experience on the casino floor. Designed and deployed artwork for digital menu boards at all food and beverage outlets.

March 2015 – July 2015

Agua Caliente Casinos
Production Artist
Assisted the creative team in the production of art and layouts for print and electronic media. Promoted to Graphic Artist after only 3 short months of employment.

July 2013 – October 2013

MyCityEveryday
Graphic Design Intern
Designed logos, flyers, and menus for various restaurants in Palm Springs. Assisted in designing and managing WordPress websites for clients. Created layouts for MyCityEveryday Magazine.

EDUCATION

September 2010 – June 2014

BFA in Graphic Design
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Minor in Marketing Management
Minor in Art History

DESIGN KNOWLEDGE

Graphic Design
Branding & Identity
Print Collateral
Web Design
Social Media
Motion Graphics

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
After Effects
Premiere Pro
Dreamweaver
XD
Wordpress
Hubspot
Microsoft Office
Cisco Vision