Joaquin Chacon

Joaquin Chacon

Graphic Artist 




The Art Institute of Dallas – Dallas, TX

BFA: Digital Media Productions

 September 2007  

High Tech Institute 

Associates of Applied ScienceDigital Design and Animation

 March 2004


Audio/Video Editing Software

Final Cut Pro HD                                          Avid Xpress Pro

Adobe Premiere                                           Pro Tools

Special Effects/Graphics Software

Photoshop                                                    Illustrator

After Effects                                                 Flash

Dreamweaver                                              Encore

Fireworks                                                     3D Studio Max

Blender 3D                                                   DVD Studio Pro

Programing Languages

Html                                                              CSS

JavaScript*                                                  PHP*

Actionscript*                                               Mysql*

Functional knowledge*

Work Experience

11/07-08/12                     Graphic Designer – AXS TV/HDNet LLC                      Dallas, Tx

Created Marketplace graphics and ads for Sony Playstation Store, XBOX Live, Itunes, and Direct TV using Adobe Photoshop to create high end eye catching ads. Color Correction/Imaging/ Pre Press, DVD Authoring, Motion Graphics, Media Encoding, Flash Banners, Promotional Material, Worked production on local shows, edited on free on demand content, plus B2B and B2C programming one sheets.

10/06-01/07                    Student Worker – Art Institute of Dallas Video Cage   Dallas, TX

In charge of checking out all video equipment to students, repair and maintenance of cameras and lights, and trouble shooting for student.

08/05- 11/06                         Graphic Designer – Elite Magazine                         Dallas, TX

Assembled advertisement for clients on a monthly basis, Photographed models and enhanced pictures with expert level photo editing techniques ex: Background replacement, teeth whitening/straightening, Color Correction, sharpening techniques, blemish removal, compositing of multiple images into one shot.



Ai cenes 1st  annual film festival            Best Acting Award                           2006

Ai cenes 2nd annual film festival           Best Sound Design Award            2007

48hr Film Race                                              Best Graphics Award                      2007

48hr Film Race                                              Best Graphics Award                      2008

48hr Film Race                                              Best Film Award                               2008

24hr Film Race                                              3rd Place Award                              2009

Ai Horror Fest                                               Best Graphics Award                      2010