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Pierre Galea

 

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Biography


PIERRE GALEA

Graphic Designer

Tel.: 514.278.8476

email: pgalea@sympatico.ca

galea_pierre@hotmail.com

Web site: http://www.GaleaDesign.ca

5710 Waverly, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2Y1




PROMOTIONAL WEB and print DESIGN:

Computer Graphics, Art Direction, Illustration

Languages: English, French (perfectly bilingual)




SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY




Adobe creative suite CS4, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat,

Microsoft Office, Apple Keynote, Strata 3D, Bryce 3D, Soundtrack, servers, Mac

computer service, Sound recording, photography and more.




EXPERIENCE - COMPUTER GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND ART DIRECTOR

Full time in-house employment:




2007-2008 Vasco Design International, Design studio, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director

Clients : Ballets Jazz de Montreal, SMI Construction, Léger Marketing.




2000-2003 Vasco Design International, Design studio, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director

Clients : Canadian space agency, Montréal museum of contemporary art, Loto

Québec, Desjardins, Ballets Jazz de Montreal, SMI Construction, Léger Marketing.




1998-1999 Concept Match Communication, Design Studio, Montreal, Quebec

Marketing Designer

Clients: Clairol; Culinar/Vachon; Itech; David Vance & Assoc; Hoesht Marion Roussel.




1997 Entertainment Merchandising Concepts Corporation (EMC2)

Sportswear manufacturer, Montreal, Quebec

Art director / Design concepts of licensed American products for the Canadian market

Star Wars, Peanuts, Bugs Bunny, Superman, etc.




1996 Image Pac Graphics, Division of Macmillan Bathurst, Stone Consolidated

Pre-press service bureau, High end digital print boutique, Montreal, Quebec

Art director / Clients: Macmillan Bathurst; Molson breweries; K7 marketing.




1993-1994 RSM International, Sportswear manufacturer, Montreal, Quebec

Marketing Designer / print graphics for sportwear fashions.

promotional print material: posters, catalogs, tags, logos.




1990 CALA Human Resources Communications, head office, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director / Clients: Canadian public service commission; Government Policy

Consultants; Bell Northern research; Samson, Belair, Deloitte,Touche.




1988-1989 Le Groupe Hugron (Tequila), Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director

Clients: Le Groupe ADS; Interieurs Remy; Cheminées Securite; Seagrams.




1988 Barsalo & Associates Design studio, Montreal, Quebec

1987 Tecton Industries Limited Display systems manufacturer, Longueuil, Quebec

1987 Clean Graphics Design studio, St-Martin/Sint Marteen, French West Indies

1977-1980 Canadair Aircraft manufacturer, Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec / marketing publications

1975-1976 Canadian Olympic Organization Committee (Department of National Defence)

Base operations and training division, Saint-Hubert, Quebec







EXPERIENCE - SELF EMPLOYED COMPUTER GRAPHIC DESIGNER

1981 to this day - list of clients:




2009-2010 Internet marketing design solutions, Montreal, Quebec

Research and development of new online marketing strategies for clients.




2007-2008 Art-Sphex Cinema set construction panel distributor, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director / Freelance

Product development and marketing launch of new recyclable cinema set construction

panel, in collaboration with the Cascades paper company.




2005-2006 SOS Décors Cinema set rental service, Montreal, Quebec

Art Director / Freelance

Complete redesign of inventory management, marketing, service and sales strategy.

Photography and web site production for large online pictorial inventory catalogue.




2004-2005 Malta Photo Archive Collaborative project, Montreal, Quebec / Valetta, Malta

Art Director / Freelance

Maltese architectural heritage image bank project.




1999 2001: A Space Travesty Cinema production, Montreal, Quebec

Computer graphic designer and illustrator for comedy film starring Leslie Nielson

Black Watch Film Production house / Prop and set production for Captive/Asylum.

Allegro Film Productions Prop and set production for Adam and Smoke, Random Encounter.




Cimmetry Systems Software developer / Print designs for AutoVue software.




Canspan Marketing Client: Jasmine Multimedia / Kodak CD / Designs for stock photo CD's.




Design + Communication inc. Exhibit design graphics / Client: McCord museum redesign.




Joe Rosc Communicart Marketing design / Client: Gillette / Print promotion design.

Le Groupe Com Com Design studio, Montreal, Quebec

Clients: Canadian National railroad; Charles David shoe outlets; SDA film productions.




Larry Williams & Associates Photographer / Clients: Zellers; Hereford; Cantel.

La Seigneurie Dumont Exhibit booth design for land development project.




Jack Stahl & Associates Clients: Bank of Montreal; Kraft; Culinar; Shimano; Clearwater.




Options Marketing Clients: Le Groupe Miron; MKS informatique; Century 21.




Le Chateau Retail clothing and shoe fashions / Posters / Garment graphics / Promotions.




L'Oreal (Cosmair) Canada inc. Montreal, Quebec / Retail products and salon exclusives:

Free hold, Valence, Élseve balsam, Élseve rich, l'Oreal cosmetics, Fiji, Biotherm. / Packaging /

Marketing and sales aids / print graphics.




Ford Canada / Special edition vehicule graphics

Omer DeSerres Art supply retailer / Promotion and print ad concepts.

Royal Bank / Print ad design.




EXPERIENCE - SELF EMPLOYED ILLUSTRATOR

1981 to this day - list of clients:




La Fabrique d’Images Film production house

Set designs / renderings: Bell; Dunkin Donuts; IGA; Listerine; Place Versailles.

Groupe Solutions Marketing Client: Bombardier / Bois Franc real estate development project.




DCGL marketing and promotions Montreal, Quebec

Clients: Coty cosmetics USA; Taylor Made golf products; Litemor lighting fixtures.




Les Productions Bonjour Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec

Clients: Le Groupe SGF, Gerard Parizeau, Trizec / 2020 Université; Coca Cola;

Biomega scientific research products; Mark Ten; Les Quincailleries Unitotal;

L'Office de la Garde a l'Enfance; Phentex.




Studio Luc Normandin / Pierre Galea Illustration studio, Montreal, Quebec

Clients:Jack Stahl & associates; Cossette communications; Palm Lintas; Ultramar / Gulf; Societe des

Alcools; Kraft; Commission de la Sante et Securite au Travail; DuMaurier; Coup de Pouce magazine;

Parc des iles / Aquaparc.




Studio Gendron Hebert Studio d'illustration, Montreal, Quebec

Clients: Ultramar / Gulf; L'Oreal; Air Canada; O'Keefe breweries; Desjardins.




Mac Shoub Marketing Consultants Montreal, Quebec / Client: Seagrams Distillers.




McDade & Monty Advertising / Clients: Rhone Poulenc; Smith & Nephew; Abbot Laboratories.

Gest-Eau consultants / Client: City of Longueuil, Archipel project / Shoreline park development.




TV hebdo Magazine, Montreal, Quebec / Cover illustrations.

l'Àctualité Magazine, Montreal, Quebec / Cover illustrations.

Punch photography / Photo manipulation and correction.

Radius Publicité Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec / Layout comprehensives.

Natcom Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec / Photo manipulation and correction.

Ian Roberts Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec / Layout comprehensives.

McKim Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec / Layout comprehensives.

Marketel Advertising agency, Montreal, Quebec / Layout comprehensives / Storyboards.




CONTINUED EDUCATION - COMPUTER GRAPHICS




2007-2008 Lynda.com Online training, Ojal, California

QuarkXpress, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe InDesign.




1996 Macmillan Bathurst

Training and working experience with Indigo E-Print 1000 digital 4 colour press

Imposition and personalisation programs: Scenic Preps, I-Layout, V-Card.




1993 RSM International

Training and working experience on PC, Windows systems, programs: Corel draw.




1988-1989 Maisonneuve College, Montreal, Quebec

Complete course on Macintosh systems

Software: Quark Xpress, Pagemaker, Freehand, Illustrator, Microsoft word, Photoshop.




EDUCATION - DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION




1976-1977 Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec. Visual Arts Program.

1973-1975 Salette College, Montreal, Quebec. Graphic Design Program.

1971-1972 Trinity College, Port Hope, Ontario. Visual Arts (prof.: David Blackwood).




TEACHING EXPERIENCE




1997 International Academy of Design, Graphic design program, Montreal, Quebec

Project planning on the computer, Computer applications in graphic design




1989 Salette College, Graphic design program, Montreal, Quebec

Design and layout, Mastering typography




1986 Visual Arts Center, Montreal, Quebec

Introduction to graphic design




ADDITIONAL INFORMATION




Professional association:

Founding member of Quebec association of illustrators (A.I.I.Q.) 1981.