ABOUT

 

REBECCA PONS
504-481-4409(CELL) | beccaponscreative@gmail.com | www.beccaponscreative.com

 

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EDUCATION


2010 Continuing Education | Web Design and Development
2003    Bachelor of in Fine Art  | Loyola University |  Major in Graphic Design/Visual Communications/ Multimedia Design| Minor in Psychology  

 

CERTIFICATION

 

2017 TEACHING ARTIST Certification
2016 Google Analytics Certification

1997 THE AUDUBON ZOO - Zoo Corps Volunteer Animal/Biology Education and handling certified

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

-MAC/Windows OS -Adobe Suite
-Adobe Illustrator -Adobe Photoshop
-Adobe InDesign -Adobe Image Ready -AdobeAfter Effects
-Adobe Dreamweaver -Adobe Premier -Adobe Flash/Animate
-Adobe Dimension -Adobe Mobile Aps
-FileZilla FTP -Microsoft Office
-Apple (Suite) -Strata -Autodesk Suite
-Autodesk Maya
-Autodesk AutoCad
-Autodesk 3D Max -Google Sketch Up
-Blender -ESRI -ArcGIS
-CSS3 -HTML5
-PHP
-JS
-Sublime
-Bootstrap -Javascript -Layout/UX
-Drupal -Wordpress
-Developer Site
-Database Systems
-Content Management Systems
-GIS Systems
-Intranet Management and Development
- UX/UI

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

1999 - 2003   Studio M/now Expo Signs, New Orleans,LA.
Designed graphics for signage as well as helped assemble the signage.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1999 - 2018 | Owner / Fine Art / Graphics / Web Design & Development / GIS Mapping / Video / Photography
BECCA PONS CREATIVE, New Orleans, LA - full-time


• Create Multimedia/Graphic Design & Web Development, User Experience layout and Design, Photography, Cartography & Mapping, Digital & Print Marketing, Motion Graphics, 3 D Graphics, Video creation and editing for companies such as:
-West Jefferson Medical Center -Henderson Auctions -Keystone Engineering
-Generosity Media - Crouch Law Firm -The Boogiemen -MADE. Gallery -Baithouse Seafood -Chick N Boyz, and more
• I am also a Fine Artist, creating works of Art including Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, New Media and Mixed Media for Galleries, Commissions, Murals, Society 6 and Art Markets.

 

 

2016 - 2018 | Art Teacher
YOUNG REMBRANDT’S, New Orleans, LA - part-time


Teaching Art practices and techniques to Beginner (pre-school and elementary) Students in the Montessori based methods. (Drawing and basic Art Terms, Definitions, Art History)

 

 

2011 - 2017 | Graphics/Web Design & Development/
Video/Photography/Marketing/GIS Mapping
SRSA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE, New Orleans, Louisiana | FULL-time


• Designed and Developed entire company website into a more profitable business web presence.
• Implement Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in order to bring more users to our website,
thus gaining more potential customers.
• Rebranded the company logo and look.
• Video filming and editing, Motion Graphics, Print & Digital Graphics, Photography and Animation for property tours and drone videos.
• Computer maintenance.
• GIS Mapping (ESRi and Arc GIS Online) – Mapping locations of properties and sites.
• Created pop-up coding that would pull data from an internal data source.
• Created all marketing material for the company.
• Created prospective clients potential site location tour packages and info.
• Created all advertising – web – print – social media – e-blasts.
• Created databases of the for sale/lease properties and prospective clients in interactive
mapping and pop-ups.
• Demographic Data used in Marketing packages and tour packages.
• Marketing/advertising ideas and strategies, to improve company visibility,
• Database Management.
• Content Management.

 

 

2008 - 2010 | Graphic Designer for print and digital media
HENDERSON AUCTIONS, Livingston, LA


• Responsible for designing and creating print designs such as: Ads, Flyers, Postcards, and Brochures.
• Improved company business and profit using different marketing ideas and strategies.
• Responsible for maintaining the existing company website.
• Responsible for photo retouching and manipulation, slide shows and presentations, and video editing.
• Marketing/advertising ideas and strategies, to improve company visibility.

 

 

2007 - 2008 | Graphic Designer for print and digital media
THE LIVINGSTON PARISH NEWS, Denham Springs, LA


• Designer of “The Livingston Parish News”, “The Antiques Gazette”, and “The Business Report”
• Print and Web ads.
• Produced ads and feature sections for, “The Living Arts & Entertainment” section.

 


2006 - 2007 | Graphic Designer for print and digital media
SYNERGY DESIGNER GROUP, Baton Rouge, LA


• Designed and created prints and large format designs.
• Designed and created print designs for flyers, ads, posters, brochures, postcards, movies,
and identity material.
• Designed and created large formats, such as trade show designs.

 

 

2005 - 2006 | Graphic Designer for print and digital media
RCI Internet Services, Houston, LA


• Designed and created print designs for flyers, ads, posters, brochures, postcards, movies,
• and identity material.
• Designed and created web ads and UX/UI design for the website.

 

 

2004 - 2005 | Graphic Designer/Marketing/Advertising
REAGAN EQUIPMENT COMPANY, New Orleans, LA


• Managed all marketing, advertising and graphic design that was used for the company.
• Designed and created brochures, spec sheets, handouts, posters, and large graphics for all shows and general purposes.
• Coordinated the “New Orleans Workboat Show” booth
• Marketing/advertising ideas and strategies, to improve company visibility.

 

VOLUNTEER

 

• Zoo Corps Volunteer/ Junior Zookeeper

The Audubon Zoo
Animal/Biology Education and handling certified. Worked the Discovery Walk educating
and handling animals, worked the educational carts helping educate people on animal cruelty,
animal poachers, endangered animals and species.



• Volunteer Caretaker

PETCO

Exercise, entertain, refresh water and food bowls, and clean the cages for the animals up for adoption.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 - “Art In Real Life”, The Shops at Esplanade, Art Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

         - “Funders For LGBTQ", Lowes Hotel, Art Exhibition, New Orleans, LA
         - “Curate Studio”, The Healing Center, Bywater, New Orleans, LA

 

2017 - “Curate Studio”, The Healing Center, Bywater, New Orleans, LA
         -  “The Art Garage”, Bywater, New Orleans, LA
         - “RAW” Exhibition, New Orleans, LA
         - “untitled”, The Landing Zone, ongoing, New Orleans, LA
         -  “untitled”, Healing Center 2nd Story Gallery, New Orleans
         -  “e(merge)Art Exhibition”, ongoing, Mimi’s in the Marigny, New Orleans, LA
         -  "Pancakes and Booze", The Howling Wolf, New Orleans, LA
2010 - 2017 Local Art Markets, New Orleans, LA
2002-2003 Diboll Gallery Show, Loyola University of New Orleans, LA
1999 Gallery Student Show, University of New Orleans, LA

 

JURIED

 

2017 - “RAW ARTISTS” Exhibition, New Orleans, LA
2010   May Brewhouse Show, New Orleans Art Association, New Orleans, LA

 

AWARDS


2003 Regional Award, Print Magazine Cover, Loyola student entry, New York, NY
2001 March of Dimes Poster Design Competition – 3rd Place

1999 First Place, UNO Gallery Student Show, University of New Orleans, LA


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Ogden Museum of Art
New Orleans Museum of Art
New Orleans Art Association
AIGA
The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Gulf South Chamber of Commerce


 

MEDIA

2018

• "FUNDERS FOR LGBTQ", Art Exhibition, Social Media, Gala

2017

• "Playing It Back", Advertisment/Branding, Gambit, Social Media, nola.com
• “Curate Studio”, Art Exhibition, Gambit, Social Media

• “RAW New Orleans” Art Exhibition, The Advocate, nola.com, Social Media,
• “e(merge)Art exhibition show” Gambit, nola.com, Social Media
• “Pancakes and Booze” Social Media

 

2016  


•  “People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards” City Business, Week, New Orleans, LA
• “ SRSA’s Pons Celebrate Work Anniversaries” Biz Nola, New Orleans, LA


2009  


•  “May Brewhouse Show” New Orleans Art Association, The Times Picayune, Week, New Orleans, LA
•  “May Brewhouse Show” New Orleans Art Association, Gambit, New Orleans, LA
•  “Local Artist Creates Saints Crafts” Cue Magazine, Special Sections, The Times Picayune, Week, New Orleans, LA

•  “Local Artist Creates NOLA Culture Crafts” Cue Magazine, Special Sections, The Times Picayune, Week, New Orleans, LA



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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