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It’s your brand—so I understand why you
want to get to know me better.

  • Experience in designing logos, corporate identity, advertisements, sales collaterals, catalogs, client presentations, newsletters, etc.

  • Extensive knowledge of design requirements for social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube

  • Expert knowledge of Apple-based graphic design applications and technology including InDesign, Creative Suite, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

  • Ability to bring fresh perspective to brand without losing original intent

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with key stakeholders and understand their requirements

  • Excellent team player and ability to work in groups to complete a desired task

CNG DESIGN CEO
2015 - PRESENT
SENIOR MULTIMEDIA DESIGN & MARKETING 
2016 - PRESENT
Premise LED Inc. - Etobicoke, ON
GRAPHIC DESIGN & BRANDING CONSULTANT
2015 - 2016
Staples Canada Inc. - Mississauga, ON
  • Engage with new and repeat customers ensuring a solid understanding of design and product needs.  Build and maintain relationships to ensure repeat business

  • Provide custom design solutions to meet and exceed customer needs.  Employ solution selling to maximize service and/or product orders requested by the customer and identify cross selling opportunities if appropriate.

  • Answer customer questions on services and products (i.e. paper stock, stamps etc) and work to overcome any concerns.

  • Provide on-line design solutions for customers with small to medium scope requests.  Provide off-line design solutions for larger, more complex design jobs.  Follow up with customers

  • off-line as required to discuss proofs, drafts etc. 

  • Provide design solutions to Copy and Print store staff that have received design requests from customers directly
     

WEB DESIGNER & MARKETING TEAM SUPERVISOR

2013 - 2015

Avron Distribution - Concord, ON

  • Design and print on-line interactive sales and marketing collateral including advertisements, brochures, logo designs, catalogs, flyers, package designes and handbooks

  • Create look and feel of organization's on-line presence in social media forums, including management of 4 websites

  • Recommend techniques, methods and media best suited to produce desired visual effects

  • Adhere to all corporate brand guidelines when preparing
    graphic materials

  • Collaborate with team of designers to offer improvements and direction on others' project

  • Maintain site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards

  • Consistently adhere to all internal delivery schedules

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

​2009 - 2013

Freelance - Toronto, ON

  • Supported clients including Canadian politician and local
    hockey team

  • Designed marketing material including brochures, logos and offered website design services

  • Attended client meetings to understand promotion requirements

  • Developed creative graphics that simplified complex messages

 

PHOTOGRAPHER 

​2012 - 2013

Nazanin Afshin- Jam's Book Launching Event - Toronto, ON

  • Photographed special events and media personality including politicians and Miss World Canada

  • Defined image requirements and planned photographic events

  • Cropped, manipulated and performed colour-balance for
    final images

  • Collaborated successfully with a variety of personalities and
    work styles.

 

MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER & MARKETING ASSOCIATE
2011 - 2012

Cornerstone Academic College - Toronto, ON

  • Managed all production activities, including conception, direction, shooting and editing

  • Covered both internal and field video production

  • Managed all project deadlines, schedule and
    budgetary requirements

  • Created unique and attractive YouTube commercial videos

  • Increased student enrolment results by 60%

University of Toronto - Toronto, ON

Graduated in 2013

 

BFA: Major- Specialist in Studio Arts (Focus in Graphic Design)

University of Toronto Juried Art Show Award Recipient 2010 & 2011

Sheridan College - Oakville, ON  
Joint Digital Communication program with
University of Toronto in 2012
Skils
  • PHOTOSHOP

  • ILLUSTRATOR

  • INDESIGN

  • DREAMWEAVER

  • FINAL CUT PRO

  • PREMIERE PRO

  • AFTER EFFECTS

  • 3D MAX

  • HTML

  • MS OFFICE

  • WORDPRESS

  • COREL DRAW

  • SALES FORCE

  • CRM / MAILCHIMP

  • VIRTUAL REALITY TOOLS

  • 360 VIDEO

  • 360 INTERACTION PHOTOS

  • VIRTUAL REALITY

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • TIME MANAGEMENT

 

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