David Cedeño                        (415) 489-8432             


  • Former Marine turned artist with a Masters in Fine Art focused on advertising.  Experience developing advertising campaigns for films, technology and consumer products.
  • Adept at working with a range of audiences, from startup companies and film producers to Oakland middle school students.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, with experience working, collaborating and thriving in high stress and chaotic environments.


Art Director, Pet Project Productions, Hollywood CA (2009-2011)

  • Led marketing campaign and web development team to promote the cycling documentary “To Live and Ride in LA”.  
  • Storyboarded website and worked with website contractors on developing content.
  • Recruited musicians for film soundtrack and worked close with the screening process of the film, giving feedback on film updates.
  • Worked as cameraman and art director on several smaller productions and film spots.

Logo Design / Brand Identity, O2H Media, New York, NY (2009)

  • Developed logo and website storyboards for outdoor advertising company, O2H Media
  • Start-up company working under incredibly tight deadlines.

Information Technology Instructor, United for Success, Oakland, CA (2008-2009)

  • Designed classes and recruited students for three computer science and computer arts classes in inner city Oakland.
  • Designed and implemented a curriculum for computer arts and visual design, focused on Photoshop, Illustrator and Urban Art.  Helped students develop and create 5 outdoor murals for an Oakland City park.
  • Taught networking and computer troubleshooting to students working as IT helpers.


Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Quark Express, Flash.

Language: English (fluent, native), Spanish (fluent, native).


MFA: Advertising, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA (2009)

BFA: Computer Art, SUNY @ Buffalo, NY (2001)


  • Best Integrated Advertising Campaign (Gold Award), Academy of Art Winter Show (2007)
  • Silver Award for Interactive Advertising Campaign, Academy of Art Winter Show (2007)
  • Bronze Award for Interactive Advertising Campaign, Academy of Art Spring Show (2006)
  • Honorable Discharge, USMC Reserves, H&S Company (2002)


Painting, cycling, and travel (with extensive travel experience in Europe, Central and South America).


References and portfolio available upon request.