Resume

Skills

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop; moderately proficient with Illustrator, inDesign, Flash, and Dreamweaver
  • Experienced in digital and traditional illustration in a variety of media
  • Experience with rubber cut printing and silkscreen printing
  • Experience with video editing
  • Proficient in the English and Filipino languages

Education

  • Master of Arts: Creative Writing at the College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2012-ongoing)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Visual Communication at the College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, Diliman. Cum Laude. (2011)

Selected Work Experience

  • Freelance Artist, Writer, Editor (March 2016-Present)
  • Creative Writing Manager: SlideGenius, Inc. (March 2015-March 2016)
  • Editorial Assisant: Ateneo de Manila University Press (April 2014-March 2015)
  • Artist & Art Teacher: Young Artists’ Studio (Summer 2013)
  • Art Director: Age of Ideas (Summer 2012)
  • Graphic Artist Intern | Designer Trainee: Espresso Design Comm Corp (Summer Practicum 2010 | 2011-2012)

Selected Exhibitions

  • “Duality”: UP CFA Class of 2011 Thesis Exhibit. Rockwell, Makati. (2011)
  • “A Take on Studio”: Paintings by advertising students.Corredor Gallery, Bartlett Hall, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, Diliman. (2010)

Non-Profit Work

  • “Super Charity GO!”: Online art charity drive. Co-founder, volunteer artist, and moderator. (2009-2011)
  • Children and Youth Art Workshops at Payong Heights, Sitio Payong, Antipolo, Philippines. Group Coordinator. (2008)

Selected Creative Outputs

  • Ligaya, a .SWF-based Animated Learning Object to Teach Filipino Language to Grade 1 Students in Metro Manila. Undergraduate Thesis. (2011)
  • PinoyWrimos logo redesign and design consultant for merchandise. (2008-2009)
  • Insert Art and Comic Strips for LUNAROCK: Quarterly Komik Compilation of UP Leauge, Issues 1 and 3

Full CV available upon request.

Contact Me

Mail hello@melgcabral.com