PIA MANZUR

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - ANIMATOR

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I AM PIA

Pia Manzur

Graphic Artist & Character Animator from Chile

Detail-focused, results-driven Design Professional with years of experience achieving organizational goals while maintaining high aesthetic standards. Highly-skilled with graphic design and animation. Expert in color theory, with a keen eye for style and visual composition. Character/Flash animator with excellent understanding of movement, timing, rhythm, weight and great acting skills. Motivational team worker with high sense of responsibility and commitment. Technically skilled, quick learning and understanding of new softwares. Native Spanish speaker, fluent in English and proficient in German.

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2015-Present

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AERIA GAMES GmbH Berlin, Germany

SENIOR UI ARTIST & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

• Worked directly with the marketing team to produce new engaging assets, including UI elements/logos/backgrounds /animations for mobile games and teaser pages. • Created animated banners for web & mobile games using Adobe After Effects CC and Adobe Animation CC (former Flash). • Worked with cross-functional teams, using Agile practices. • Worked as a UI Artist for web in-game applications. • Created user interface for concept, logo, 3D assets and animations completely from scratch for “My Box” an in-game mobile application integrated in the game “Immortalis”.

2009-2015

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PIAMANZUR.COM Frankfurt am Main, Germany

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER & 3D CHARACTER ANIMATOR

• Develop corporate image, design websites and animated web banners for german e-commerce companies including Makant Europe Gmbh and Xo-Media Gmbh. • Collaborate with artists such as fashion designer Isabel Felmer, creating her Flash website Ifel.cl, and french electro pop artist Alex June´s, creating cover arts, and the video clip for her song “Scorpion.”

2005-2007

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ZONA.CL (ONLINE MAGAZINE) Santiago, Chile

ART DIRECTOR

• Recruited to build and manage the online version of Zona de Contacto printed magazine. • Responsible for the development and coordination of design, as well as maintenance. • Managed visual design, flash animations, and website banners. Awarded 1st place in Web Design at El Mercurio Journalistic Contest

2008-2013

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EMOL.COM Santiago, Chile

WEB & MEDIA DESIGNER

• Performed visual design and HTML & CSS templating for feature articles, interactives, and photo galleries. • Maintained Punto Mujer a subsite dedicate to a female audience. • Designed weekly fashion collections galleries and retouched beauty/fashion images mantaining high standards of quality. • Operated camera and led filming of feature videos and live events.

2003-2004

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COMPUTER LOVE EVENTS Santiago, Chile

CREATOR, DJ, MEDIA & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

• Produced artistic and electronic encounters with a group of DJs, artists, and musicians. • Developed graphic material including flyers and flash animated visuals. About C. Love Events: Opened a new space for underground electro bands, attracted a massive audience during the 2000’s.

2001-2003

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ZONA DE CONTACTO (PRINTED MAGAZINE) Santiago, Chile

ART DIRECTOR

• Redesigned magazine, replacing old design with a fresh new one, increasing the percentage of readers. • Awarded the 1st place in Editorial Design category, at El Mercurio Journalistic Contest. About Zona de Contacto: Iconic pop magazine, benchmark for chilean 90s youth culture.

2001 – 2005

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EL MERCURIO Santiago, Chile

EDITORIAL DESIGNER 2001 – 2005, INTERN 2001

• Designed eye-catching layouts for newspaper sections and magazines, including Sci&Tech, Art&Culture, YA Magazine) • Selected graphic material for articles and frequently supplied with illustrations • Managed pre-press preparation. • Collaborated with large teams, remaining flexible and dealing with last-minute problems and tight deadlines. About El Mercurio: Chile's largest news corporation, considered "Dean of the Chilean press", manages more than 20 journals & magazines, and three online news sites, most important of them, Emol.com.

1998

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UNIVERSIDAD DEL PACIFICO Santiago, Chile

PHOTOGRAPHY TEACHER

In progress

education

iANIMATE.NET

Professional Animation Training

iAnimate.net is an online training course done by veteran animators from the biggest & best studios in the industry.

2008

education

IDEC-UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA

Master of Arts, Animation

2000

education

UNIVERSIDAD DEL PACIFICO

Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design

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  • +49 17670108187
  • Leipziger Str.44 - 10117 - Berlin

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