Astrid Salas

Full-time digital designer, night-time depends

About me

Art, design, film, new technologies, science and music

Astrid Salas

Digital Designer and enthusiatic filmmaker

Born in Mexico City and studied and worked as a Graphic Designer in Sony Electronics and Warner Music Mexico. Later on she graduated from her MA degree in Filmmaking & the Creative Economy in London.

I love to be involved in all aspects of the creative process in the arts scene, from filmmaking to product design. I'm an enthusiastic cyclist who loves food and traveling.

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CAPABILITIES

What I've learned so far

MOBILE STRATEGY

Creative and campaign management

RICH MEDIA

Mobile landing pages and Display ads

ART DIRECTION

Advertising and freelance work in Mobile and Film

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE

All of it

HTML5/ CSS3/ UX

Comprehensive

FILM

Director and Editor

Work Experience

Where this journey has taken me to

Nov, 2012
Present

Weve

Campaign Creative Manager

My job is to create innovative experiences for mobile to influence behaviour. I make sure we translate and build these ideas into SMS, MMS, mobile landing pages, Display ad Ops and mobile Rich media sites, guiding the process effectively from visual design to production stage – Weve is a joint venture between the UK's three largest mobile operators: EE, O2 and Vodafone, formed to create and accelerate the development of mobile marketing and wallet services in the UK.

Mar, 2011

Blyk

Digital Designer and Creative

Designer and Creative. In the UK team, I produced engaging forward thinking Media campaigns and dynamic content solutions for mobile. Ranging from SMS, MMS, mobile sites, videos, production, programming, editing and implementing creative ideas for Orange and T-mobile content programs, as well many commercial advertising clients.

Oct, 2010

Global Beach

Junior Digital Designer

Designed various websites based on the complexity of the projects for brands like Volvo, Bentley, HP and Paypal.

Jul, 2010

Wallpaper* Magazine

Online intern

Internship at Wallpaper* Magazine as an Online designer helping developing galleries, articles and applications for the magazine.

Feb, 2009

Warner Music Mexico

Web Designer and Creative

My responsibilities were to deliver original concepts and execute designs based on the artist's musical style. The creation and maintenance of the artist's vision and layout websites, and managing its brand usage, as well as online marketing.

June, 2008

Web designer E-commerce

Sony Mexico

Web and Graphic designer for Sony Mexico and Sony Style. I was part of the e-commerce team and online branding, as well Sony Style Online.

Dec, 2007

Bunker Post

Video editor and animator

Video editor and animator for Bunker Post. Working with brands like Lays, BBVA, Bratz, Suzuki and Pepsi.

Education

What I have done in my academic career

Sept, 2009-2010

MA Film Making & the Creative Economy

Kingston University, London

This course combines the filmmaking expertise of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences with the practical business skills necessary. This course develops creative skills while also giving an overview of how to manage the industry effectively within the creative economy.

Sept, 2002-2007

Bachelor of Graphic Design

Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

This degree teaches you creative problem solving skills and technical knowledge that will enables to contribute to the exciting, dynamic and constantly evolving world of media and design.

Portfolio

showcase of my latest works

CONTACT

Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.

Contact details

London, UK

+44 077 022 884

astridsalas.lys@gmail.com.com

behance.net/astrid_lys

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