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I am Gerard. I am a designer & front-end coder.

I have over 12 years of experience in web design, front-end development and print.
I also have great interest in photography, videography and technology.


If you want to see my old website, you can by clicking here.

*Copyright notice: The photos used above were taken in Chicago, Illinois last September 2014.
All images © 2014-2015 Gerard Panganiban.

“The painter has the universe in his mind and hands.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

Technical Skills

Design Tools Proficiency

Photoshop
100% Complete
Illustrator
95% Complete
In-Design
95% Complete

Front-End Development

HTML
100% Complete
CSS/SCSS
95% Complete
jQuery/JS
95% Complete
Bootstrap
95% Complete
Wordpress
95% Complete

Professional Experience

Here are my past work experiences with short outline of my duties and responsibilities.

Jun 2013
  • User Interface (UI) / Graphic Designer
  • Jetex Flight Support
  • June 2013 – Sept 2015 | Dubai Airport Freezone

    • ■ Responsible for the corporate identity and image of the company
    • ■ Designed animated flash banners, social media campaigns graphics, newsletters, brochures, flyers, posters, magazine ads, signages, trade show graphics, giveaway items, branding of company-owned cars, trucks, aircrafts and airport heavy equipments
    • ■ Photography & filming with video creation for online advertising & marketing campaigns
    • ■ My works were used in various airshows and major aviation events around the globe for example, NBAA (USA), LABACE (Brazil), ABACE (China), EBACE (Europe), Paris Airshow (France), MEBA & the Dubai Airshow (UAE)
May 2007
  • Lead Web Designer, Front-end Developer
  • Danat eVentures
  • May 2007 – June 2013 | Al Shatha Tower, Dubai Media City

    • ■ Designed and developed the site architecture (HTML/CSS) of two financial portal websites: Akhbaar24.com & Argaam.com including maintenance and regular updates
    • ■ Designed various marketing and advertising materials in print and digital formats
    • ■ Created concept mock-ups for other web and mobile in-house projects
    • ■ Major achievement: Promoted to Design Lead, 2008
    • ■ Major project awards: Best website for Financial Institutions & Best website using Microsoft technology (UAE Web Awards, 2007), Most Influential Economic website (Forbes Middle East Top Media Online in the Arab World 2012 awards)
Mar 2006
  • Senior Web/Graphic Designer
  • Bigfoot Entertainment Ltd.
  • March 2006 – April 2007 | One Hollywood Blvd. Bigfoot I.T. & Media Park, Cebu, Philippines

    • ■ Designed and developed rich media (flash) websites for films, TV shows and events produced by the company
    • ■ Designed animated web banners (flash/gif), email ad campaigns, brochures, flyers,posters to market various products of the organization
    • ■ Provided design support to the company’s affiliate companies - Int'l Academy of Film & Television and FashionTV (FTV) Philippines
    • ■ Major achievement: February 2007 Employee of the Month
Sep 2005
  • Web Designer
  • Alliance Global Call Solution Inc.
  • September 2005 – March 2006 | Cebu Business Park, Cebu, Philippines

    • ■ Responsible for the layout, visual appearance and usability of company-owned websites
    • ■ Developed web banners and other creative needs required by the company
    • ■ Responsible for daily updates and maintenance of luxury products sold by the company on ebay.com
Jun 2004
  • Web Designer / Video Encoder
  • 88th Floor Gifts, Inc.
  • June 2004 – September 2005 | Mactan Export Processing Zone 1, Cebu, Philippines

    • ■ Responsible for maintaining community based web portal websites like xclusivetrax.com and irMTV.com
    • ■ Designed websites, banners, email ad campaigns, e-cards, animated cartoon characters (static/animated)
    • ■ Responsible for editing, archiving and conversion of VHS/DVD format videos for online streaming.
    • ■ Major achievement: Perfect Attendance Awardee
Nov 2001
  • Freelance Web Designer
  • Unicon-Douglas Consulting / Webstreet Communications Inc.
  • November 2001 – August 2003 | QC Pavillon, Gorordo Ave., Cebu, Philippines

    • ■ Designed and developed HTML/CSS of websites for various clients and in-house projects
    • ■ Responsible for maintaining artwork requirements such as banners, landing pages, icons, buttons, etc. for cebucentral.com, a community based web portal website.

Portfolio

Please take a moment to view few of my works that I did lately.

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Contact Info

  • gerard(at)g-designstudio.com