Aixa Montero Holt

The ArtDeptUSA - 1990 to present

Art Director

Daily Business Review - 1993 to present

Assistant Art Director / Photographer

  • Design cover of special weekly magazine-style Friday section
  • Supervise staff photographers / graphic artists in three bureaus
  • Daily photography assigments (portraits and still life)
  • Photo-illustration for daily deadlines

The Islander News - 1991-93

Assistant Art Director / Production Artist

  • Responsible for all phases of newspaper design including supervision of two artists, weekly newspaper design and advertising production

Hollywood Sun - 1990-91

Assistant Production Manager

  • Daily advertising layout, supervision of paste-up artists (as needed), editorial photo-illustration and graphics

The South Dade News Leader - 1987-90


  • Daily news / sports assignments for metro paper

The Miami Herald / Miami News - 1986-87

Temp Full-Time Photographer

  • Daily news / photo-illustration assignments for Metro, Features, Sports and Neighbors sections.
Software proficiency

Cross-platform proficient in both Macintosh and Windows XP

  • Photoshop CS
  • QuarkXpress 6
  • Illustrator
  • FreeHand 10
  • Word
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver
  • Acrobat Distiller
Education: Bachelor of Art, University of Miami
Dean's list
Language: Fluent in English and Spanish
References: Available upon request

Based in Coral Gables, FL. Available for freelance work in South Florida and the Caribbean.