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GABI ZUNIGA - RESUME

EDUCATION

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

BFA in Illustration, May 2017

 

ART EXPERIENCE

Banner Designer, Clermont Magazine, Remote, January 2018

  • Created concepts and executed a custom Facebook banner for Clermont Magazine’s Facebook page. Banner showcased different aspects of the city of Clermont that the Magazine focuses on.

Freelance Product Illustrator, Latigo Coffee, Remote, May 2017 and February 2018

  • Completed multiple spot illustrations for the Business offering webpage of subscription-based coffee company, Latigo Coffee.

  • Delivered preliminary sketches, revisions based on feedback, and final illustrations under a tight deadline and to satisfaction of the client.

Freelance Illustrator, SRQ Magazine, Remote, June 2017

  • Completed multiple food editorial illustrations for the Food section of SRQ Magazine.

Illustrator in Advanced Illustration class, Ringling College, Sarasota, FL 2015 - 2017

  • Independently designed and executed stylized food illustrations that were compiled into a cohesive Senior Thesis portfolio.

  • Took ownership of entire project, from initial concepts to final presentation and staging.

  • Capitalized on advanced design, color and aesthetic ability to create a final portfolio book using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Exhibited select pieces from Senior Portfolio in juried Illest of Illustration gallery show.

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Volunteer, Forest Ridge Elementary, Hernando, FL, 2004- Present

  • Aided in the supervision and instruction of children with painting and drawing techniques.

  • Set up needed supplies for projects and assisted in organizing, cleaning, and ensuring proper storage of materials in art classroom.

Assistant Judge, Festival of the Arts, Inverness, FL, November 2017

  • Assisted the Judge in choosing the finalists at Best in Show for the 2017 Citrus County Festival of the Arts.

  • Ensured that finalists had all paperwork and communicated all necessary instructions to facilitate an organized judging process.

 

Proficient in traditional art mediums; Painting (Oil, Acrylic, Gouache), Chalk Pastel, Graphite, Pen/Brush and Ink.

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

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