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Erick de Castro

A Creative Multimedia Designer with a multiple set of skills in creative design. However my strengths lie in my creativity.

I have a bachelor’s degree in advertising, a diploma in Web design and also a few supplementary design courses.

As part of a small team or large agencies, I have worked as Art Director, Web & Graphic designer and now I’m looking for an innovative and creative team environment where I can implement and develop my skills & talent.

Please check my resume for more detailed information about my qualifications and experience.

My Resume
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+64 21 036 4520

Discovery Facebook Timeline design

 
Discovery
Facebook timeline design. Featuring profile image in relation with the cover image in the background.

Visite page
facebook.com/DiscoveryEducation

ColorCote Facebook page

 
ColorCote
Facebook timeline design. Profile picture matching background.

Visite page
facebook.com/ColorCote

Regi Fitness Social Media

 
 
RegiFitness
started with a passion for dance and fitness. Regina Miche is a dance teacher and fitness
instructor and saw the opportunity of beginning with her own classes around Auckland.

Social Media:
Facebook business page including a class location page with a google map embedded and a
youtube video gallery. The youtube channel has a customized skin and every video received an After Effects Intro.

Visite Facebook page
www.Facebook.com/RegiFitness

Visite Youtube Channel 
www.youtube.com/user/regifit

Discovery HTML Christmas Card

Discovery HTML Christmas Card


Discovery
was looking for a Christmas card that matched the design of the new Website.
Something that had a youthful feel but also that would appeal to the company’s business partners.

It was fired as a HTML email signature to all Discovery’s clients and Business Partners.

Shieff Angland Lawyers

Shieff Angland Lawyers Profile


 
Shieff Angland  required a new clean brand to match their new office .
I began with a new logo, then all stationery including business cards, letterhead, lawyers profile and also
an invitation card to inform their clients they were moving premises.

The website was built in wordpress, has a clean, smart design and no fancy features.

Visit site
www.ShieffAngland.co.nz

Holden Christmas retail campaign

 
Holden December Christmas online campaign. This flash banner was developed in 790×395 for Holden’s website
and also in four different specs and resolutions to advertise Holden’s christmas retail online campaign.

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NZFA – New Zealand Film Academy

New Zealand Film Academy Logo

 
 
New Zealand Film Academy  is an Auckland based Film School, one of the best in the country.

The brief was a re-design of the whole brand, colours, font, logo, stationery and a website.
They wanted to move away from the dark colours which the film industry seems to attract and keep
the brand very clean and simple.

The New Website was built in wordpress, has a video slider on the homepage and a JQuery filter
to categorize films on the Films page. It also has a contact and application form.

Visit site
www.nzfilmacademy.com

One World Futsal

One World Futsal Website

 

One World Futsal 
Futsal is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller pitch and mainly played indoors.
The sport has grown in New Zealand in the past few years and One World Futsal decided to go online.
With a new website integrated with Facebook now they can better inform players of the latest news, results and calendar.

Visit site
www.OneWorldFutsal.com

Pavlovich Coachlines

  

Pavlovich is a well established New Zealand transport and service company, providing
safety and comfort since 1938.
The time had come to revamp the well known Pavlovich brand, so the existing logo got more streamline,
looking more sophisticated and up to date. The website was completely re-designed using wordpress platform,
a modern and clean design and its coach fleet received a brand new sexy wrap.

Visit site
www.Pavlovich.co.nz

Gilpin Travel

Gilpin Travel Website

 
Gilpin is a high profile travel agency specializing in tailoring events, leisure and corporate travel.

Visit site
www.GilpinTravel.co.nz

Tahuna Breaks Band

 
Tahuna Breaks
is one of my favorite New Zealand  bands whose style combines funk, disco, soul, live electro and roots.
I am a big Tahuna Breaks’  fan, and I’m glad to have had the change to develop their brand.

Abou + Contact

Erick de Castro

A Creative Multimedia Designer with a multiple set of skills in creative design. However my strengths lie in my creativity.

I have a bachelor’s degree in advertising, a diploma in Web design and also a few supplementary design courses.

As part of a small team or large agencies, I have worked as Art Director, Web & Graphic designer and now I’m looking for an innovative and creative team environment where I can implement and develop my skills & talent.

Please check my resume for more detailed information about my qualifications and experience.

My Resume
Click to Download Resume in PDF

Sens me an email
Click to open online form

Give me a call
+64 21 036 4520

ColorCote Half page Ad


ColorCote
wanted an advert to direct customers to their new Website, so I decided to play with
the web icons and trusted in ColorCote to replace the home button roof.

MACtac Magazine Ad

MACtac Halfpage generic Ad


MACtac
is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesives.
They briefed me on a halfpage generic Ad and the only request was to use the company’s
slogan “The best ideas are the one’s that stick.”

Consolido Company Profile

Consolido Company Profile

 

Consolido
is a consultancy specializing in leaky building projects,
and this is a 8 page offset printed company profile with spot uv gloss details
on the front cover.

Air New Zealand Flash Intranet

 
Air New Zealand
today for tomorrow flash internal microsite.
ActionScript 3 and content loaded via XML.

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Shieff Angland FullPage Ad

Shieff Angland Full page Ad


Shieff Angland

This is a full page ad for a lawyers publication.

Look Floor Stationery


Look Floor
is a New Zealand flooring company. I designed the business cards, letterhead and compcards.

Think Brick – The Bricklayers Fable

 
 
Think Brick wanted something fun and creative to send to their clients before the
Christmas holidays.
This is a a flash animated flipping book

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Youthtown Website


Youthtown first opened as Boys Town in 1932, and since then has grown and
evolved into one of New Zealand’s leading youth organisations.
Their new Website was a huge project, incorporating all 9 branches,  a 100 page plus site,
a specially customized Content Management System  and slick Facebook integration.

Visit Site
www.Youthtown.org.nz

Team Nami Blog


The Team Nami blog was developed to help Nami Software raise money for the Cure Kids $10 Queenstown Challenge

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Christchurch City Council Vehicle Wrap

 

Christchurch City Council
was the sponsor for the first New Zealand Vehicle Wrap competition
organised by NZSDA ( New Zealand Sign & Display Association ).
I had the chance to design the  “skin” that wrapped nine Christchurch City Council vehicles and also
was judging the best application.

Michael Bradley Photography

Michael Bradley Showcase Cards

 

Michael Bradley was looking for a crystal clean, professional identity. I designed a text based logo,
a business card with a touch of spot overgloss and a Promotional Card to showcase his photos.

Huhtamaki Ads

Huhtamaki Hot Cups Ad

 
Huhtamak
i is a  global manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging.
They needed a couple of ads to promote their new range of products.

“Hot Cups” was a full-page ad designed to promote their printable coffee cups.
“Hot ideas for cool solutions” was a second full-page ad created to promote their new ice-cream
packaging.

All creative work was done by me including photography and final design.

Omnigraphics Mud Truck

 

Omnigraphics
came up with a concept for a vehicle wrap in which they wanted to reproduce a
realistic mud splatter in printing to wrap a truck as if it had just come out of a mudbath. The idea was to promote
Omni’s capabilities in the Vehicle Signage industry.

Holden Barina Eyeblaster banner



Holden launches Barina in New Zealand.
These are two flash banners integrated by eyeblaster. Crossing the mouse over a red car
in the right hand side banner makes the car  drive up and park inside the top banner.

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Holden Sportwagon online banner


Holden Sportwagon online flash banner.

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Think Brick Designing for climate Microsite


Think Brick Designing for Climate is a flash microsite, created to educate Australians
about different climate conditions throughout the country and how it can affect the
project for a new home.

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GruntyFlix

Gruntyflix Website

 

GruntyFlix is a small film production company, formed by a group of  four film makers.
I developed for them a Logo, a Website and some flash animated icons.

Visit site
www.gruntyflix.com

Burger King Vertical Ad


Burger King,
official sponsor of the Tall Blacks needed a generic ad for a program guide book
to be handed out at a Basketball competition.