Felipe "Flip" Villela

Art Director/Designer

flpvillela@gmail.com
 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Designer

Dell
June 2015 – Present

  • Worked with Account team, writers, art directors and other designers to provide in-house marketing team with both internal and external facing assets to further brand efforts. 
  • Duties varied from creating internal marketing materials to designing trade show booths and internal event graphics 

Art Director

Y&R Austin (formerly SicolaMartin)
June 2010 – June 2015

  • Collaborated with account service teams and clients to determine how
    and why brand should be followed. This resulted in becoming the in-house
    brand steward for Dell. 
  • Simplified complex technology information into more easily digestible and
    visually appealling deliverables, such as multipage documents, one-pagers
    and banner ads while staying true to the Dell, SIMPLR, McLane and
    SolarBridge brands. 
  • Managed and instructed interns in daily tasks. 

Design Internship

c.a.k. + associates
February 2010 – June 2010

  • Updated web site information and graphics using a CMS. 
  • Recreated maps and floorplans for mailing materials.

 

EDUCATION

Graphic Design Specialization
Austin Community College
2010

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art
University of Texas at Austin
May 2000

 

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Proficient in Adobe CS6, including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and
Adobe Photoshop. Also experienced with Corel Painter XI and the Microsoft
Office Suite.

SKILLS

Drawing, illustration, painting and photography. 

AWARDS 

Winner of the 2013 3I’d Martian (Employee of the Year) Award

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)