Daniela Silva Trujillo

Self-starting creative with entrepreneurial spirit

Passionate about digital media and online platforms

Able to liaise between creative and business stakeholders

Capable of translating customer needs into communication campaigns

Team leader, guest lecturer

Education

M.A. Media Studies
Concordia University 
Montréal, QC. Canada.
2021
Recipient of Merit Graduate Fellowship Scholarship 2020.


B.F.A. Fine Arts
School of Visual Arts
New York, NY, USA.
2013

Skills
Native Spanish, Fluent English, Advanced French
Advanced Adobe Suite
Google Analytics, Hootsuite, Sprout Social
Coding (HTML, CSS)
Wordpress, Mailchimp
Video, Photography, Animation



Work Experience

Freelance Social Media Management and Content Creation  2017-Present

Cinque Pasteleria
Bogotá, Colombia

Social media management for a boutique pastry shop. Developed a content calendar, an online persona guide and produced content for Instagram (Reels and Stories)


The Weekly Rant
Montreal, Canada    
 Illustrated The Weekly Rant, a podcast sharing Turtle Island (Canada)’s untaught history.


Psicoterapia Feminina
Bogotá, Colombia
Creation for a psychotherapy Instagram account focusing on women mental health.


Do the Kids Know?
Montreal, Canada            
Designed logo for Do the Kids Know? A podcast about race, media and culture.


The Vibrant State
Mexico City, Mexico                                                           
Branding for The Vibrant State, a brand that provides one-on-one nutritional coaching.


Pizza Paraíso
Bogotá, Colombia                           
Conceptualized, designed and executed a social media campaign on Instagram for Pizza Paraíso, a pizza parlor.


SWAP
Bogotá, Colombia
Illustrator for SWAP app, a marketplace for second-hand clothing.


Estudio Machete,
Bogotá, Colombia
Created a series of linoleum etchings for the covers of Maletín de Relatos Pacíficos, a project published by the Caro & Cuervo Institute, Fundación Acción and the Colombian Ministry of Environment.
 
Teaching Assistant for Animation and Intermedia Undergraduate Classes
Concordia University, Communications Department
Montreal, Canada
Jan 2020 - May 2021


Guided undergraduate students in the creation of their web portfolios, that highlighted the work they produced during the school year. 
Taught HTML and CSS Basics, Animation in Photoshop and Adobe Animate and Max 8.
 

Paraíso Bajo Founder & Co-Director  
Bogotá, Colombia              
Jun 2016 - Jul 2019

In charge of Communications and Social Media strategy. 

Built and managed webpage, created and managed social media strategy and created digital content for all exhibitions. 

Curated 10 exhibitions in Colombia and Europe, and virtual exhibitions on IG.

Invited as a guest lecturer for undergraduate level Contemporary Art and Curatorial Practices classes.

Created an open call to work with new artists from the Global South resulting in three exhibitions.

Led 10+ fundraising events for annual programming and designed merchandise.



Artecámara Lead Producer 
(Bogotá, Colombia)                                                                 
Sept 2015 - May 2016

Producer of ARTBO 2015 Young Artists Pavilion and of various exhibitions shown in the Chamber of Commerce exhibition spaces.

Managed 30+ artists for the ARTBO 2015 Young Artists Pavilion.

Oversaw construction of ARTBO 2015 Young Artists Pavilion.

Managed logistics and nationwide transportation of artworks.



Leon Tovar Gallery Gallery Assistant  
(New York, NY)                                                            
Jul 2013 - May 2014

Administered logistics and international transportation of artworks for regular sales and art fairs.

Participated in the design of the webpage.

Designed merchandise and promotional materials for events.

Responsible for client relations.


SculptureCenter   (New York, NY)

Production Assistant (Production and Operations)
Sept 2012 - Mar 2015
Part of a 4-person production and operations team charged with installing and uninstalling every exhibition.

Curatorial Intern (Curatorial Team)     
Jan 2013 – Jun 2013
 Contributed to the development and planning of all curatorial projects, physical or virtual.

Community management: Posted and created content for the SculptureCenter blog, Tumblr and Instagram which are all consistently updated by the curatorial team.

Services Intern (Visitor & Membership Services)
Sept 2012 – Dec 2012
Contributed to the conceptualization and implementation of events organized by SculptureCenter for the Long Island City community and members-only events.




© Daniela Silva 2021