About Me

  • Name: Rafael G. Caro
  • Date of birth: 24 Sep 1974
  • Address: 558 East Stonewall street, apt 266, Charlotte NC 28202
  • Nationality: Dominican Republic
  • Phone: (980) 565 1324
  • Email: rgcfolio@gmail.com

Who i am ?

My name is Rafael Guerrero Caro, and i’m a art director/graphic designer based in Charlotte.

What I Do ?

Professional with more than a two decade of experience in graphic design, Editorial design and 3D. Incursing in the web design, in the animation and programming of self-taught form, working in digital departments of advertising agencies, as well as in an associated way in different national and international projects.

Offering its professional services in the graphic design, editorial, as well as in the design and layout and web development for companies and general public. With solid technical knowledge in the different areas of the professional field, for a final quality work, up-to-date with the latest technologies complying with the modern standards of design, communication and aesthetics.

  • User Experience Design
  • Interface Design
  • Product Design
  • Branding Design
  • Digital Painting
  • Video Editing

Resume

Education and Experience

  • 2015-2019

    Limitless Publicidad

    Art director / 3D graphics / Partner
    www.limitlesspubliidad.com

    Generating and developing ideas to present to client, also supervise the project with the other designers, especially the 3D projects and illustration.

  • 2016-2017

    Mastering 3D modeling in C4D

    Mario Brajdich
    www.elementza.com

    The goal of this series is to expand our knowledge beyond basics and theory and put the focus on a practical aspect of modeling and real design situations.

  • 2012-2015

    EpiGrey

    Art director / 3D graphics
    www.grey.com/republicadominicana

    Brainstormed for brands including: Heineken - Domex - Milk Dos pinos - Font Gamundi - Aqua Plastica.

  • 2008-2011

    20/20 Advertising

    Senior Art Director
    www.2020publicidad.com

    Created print ads, brand identity, developed concepts and ilustration for Ambev Dominicana brands: Brahma - Brahma Light - Brahma Ice - Stella Artois - Quilmes and more.

  • 2006-2008

    Cinema 4D Essential Modeling

    Hector Mercado
    www.hamercado.com

    The basic knowledge about 3D world with Cinema 4D aspects without going into too many details. Dynamics. Animation. Modelling. Mograph. Degree programs: Polygonal modelling, Camera animation, Shading, Lighting, Render.

  • 2005-2007

    Leo Burnett Dominicana

    Junior Art Director
    www.leoburnett.com.do

    Working on desings to produce an effective advertising campaing. Be a hybrid designer: print and digital.

  • 2002-2003

    Brand Strategy for Designers

    Marcos Silfas
    www.marcosilfa.com

    Rebranding can help a company rebuild a reputation or go in a new direction. For designers, rebranding projects present a challenge, since the business has a history and a visual identity that the public already recognizes.

  • 1999-2005

    Puntadas S.A.

    Graphics Designer and Print Manager

    Supervise and organize the digital printing works, design the pieces of some clients and coordinate with the advertising agencies about the necessary requirements for the labeling of the arts in vehicles, billboards and embroidery.

  • 1997-1998

    Editora de Forma S.A.

    Photomechanics Assistant
    www.editoradeformas.com/

    Work in the photomechanics department to get the necessary knowledge in this area of printing, as well as in the press area.

  • 1995-2000

    Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design

    Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
    mention advertising design. www.uasd.edu.do

    I graduated from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD) with a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design in 2000. I started working as a FreeLancer Designer and Illustrator still studying my career, this helped me to develop the necessary skills to develop in the area of advertising design.

"I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information".
David Ogilvy

Skills

Graphic design

90%

Editorial desing

80%

Branding

90%

Web Desing

60

Motion Graphic

50%

Ilustration

60%

Software skills

cinema4D
Photoshop
Ilustrator
Indesing
Photography
Creativity