About Me

PROFILE

Hi, I’m Kris Areche, Art Director and Photographer.

I have over fifteen years of experience in the Advertising and Graphic Design field, currently working as an Art Director, Graphics Artist and Photographer for the Wall Street Journal and over seven years experience in film and video production industry, working as a consultant on private assignments and commercial projects. I’m a team leader as well as a team player.

My Skills

RESUME

WORK EXPERIENCE

The Wall Street Journal

2005 - present

Art Director

Layout & Design pages for The Wall Street Journal. Working closely with the editors to illustrate stories as they see fit. Hiring Illustrators and coordinating with the graphics department working on charts and photos to be placed on the different section fronts.

TeleLatinaTV • Lebron Productions

2005 - 2012

Consultant

Co-Producer, Production Assistant (consultant), Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Editing for commercial production including 5 second ID's :30 second - :120 second commercial production news image promos and 30 minute infomercials. Produce ``Long Format`` projects for news direct clients and advertising agencies. Coordinate production packages between client and Account Executives (Sales).

The Wall Street Journal Americas

2004 - 2005

Associate Art Director

Layout & design pages for The Wall Street Journal Americas, duties include; Re-design the national (local) pages to fit in our clients page specs re-design some art pre-press mechanicals contact clients in South America and confirm transmission of pages and/or troubleshoot any issues they may have.

The Wall Street Journal

1999 - 2004

Graphic Designer/Layout Artist

Layout & design pages for The Wall Street Journal - The Wall Street Journal Europe - The Wall Street Journal Asia & Barrons newspapers.

EDUCATION

Fashion Institute of Technology

1996 - 1998

Associates Degree

Advertising/Graphic Design

School of Visual Arts

1992 - 1996

Bachelor Degree

Graphic Design & Photography

DESIGN SKILLS
Photoshop
Indesign
Illustrator
Wordpress
After Effects
Web Design
Final Cut Pro
Adobe Premiere
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Photography
Reading
Biking
Technology
Movies
Traveling
LANGUAGE SKILLS

ENGLISH

SPANISH

FRENCH

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CONTACT

CONTACT INFO

I can be reached at:

C:  +1 347.735.9199
E:  kryptics@gmail.com

Washington Heights, NY
New York, Ny 10040
United States

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