Ruben J. Cabrera
I am a bilingual creative director, brand strategist, designer, and filmmaker.
My areas of expertise range from creative direction, art direction, brand strategy and design, advertising campaign development, graphic design, UI/UX, film direction, editing, and motion graphics. I have helped multi-million dollar organizations, as well as mid-sized companies and small start-ups, communicate their message effectively locally, nationally, and internationally.
Brands I've worked with:
AT&T, Walmart, Best Buy, State Farm, Sprint, US Cellular, NBA MathHoops, TD Jakes, Kimray, First Fidelity Bank, Lennox, TMP Worldwide, LatinWorks-Omnicom, and AMX.
Some of the awards I've won :
- Addy Gold- NCORE: New York Video
- Addy Gold- Kimray Collateral Material: Coalbed Methane Brochure
- Addy Gold- Kimray Collateral Material: International Brochure (Russia, India, LATAM)
- Addy Silver District 10- Kimray Collateral Material: International Brochure (Russia, India, LATAM)
- Addy Gold- FFB Mixed/Multiple Media Campaign: "We Go Where You Go"
- Addy Bronze- Kimray: International Video 
- Addy Gold- Regional Food Bank: Interior Signage
- Addy Silver- Crowe & Dunlevy: Merger Announcement 
- Addy Bronze- Crowe & Dunlevy: Ad 
- Addy Gold- Saxum "Only Few Dare" Non-Traditional Advertising 
- Addy Gold- Saxum "Only Few Dare" Branded Content :60 
- Addy Gold- FFB "Mobile Banking" Local :30 
- Addy Bronze- FFB "Winning Team" Regional/National Integrated Campaign 
- Addy Bronze- FFB "Mobile Banking" Regional/National Integrated Campaign 
- Addy Silver- Civic Center Foundation 75th Campaign 
- Addy Silver- Civic Center Foundation 75th Illustration 
- Addy Silver- Kimray LiveWell Animation 
- Addy Gold- Only Few Dare Cinematography 
- Addy Gold- Only Few Dare Music w Lyrics 
- Addy Silver- Only Few Dare Sound Design 
- Addy Gold- Toucan Prod Website- Digital Adv B2B 
- Addy Silver- WellMark :30 Video 
- Addy Gold- NCORE Indianapolis :60 Video 
- Addy Silver- Kimray Live Well Campaign Video 
- Addy Gold- Nextera Energy Visual Animation/Special Effects 
- Addy Gold- NCORE Indy Video Cinematography 
- Addy Silver- WellMark Video Cinematography
- Omni Award Highest Ad-Colades Creative- FFB Mobile Deposit Campaign
Quick Facts:
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Language Proficiency: English & Spanish
Academic Achievements: MBA ('06) & MA Theological Studies ('18) 
Fulfilled Dream: Played Professional Basketball for five years
Favorite Hobby: Reading with a cup of coffee, watching movies, theological & philosophical debates
Fan of: British filmmaking
Devoted to: God and family




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