Resume

Overview

Graphic Designer with 5 + years of experience in the advertising and print and web industry.
Currently a freelance artist, worked at major advertising agencies in Bulgaria. Expertise: Print Design (Press, Collateral, Catalogs, Outdoor, POSM and Packaging), Brand Identity (Logo, Stationery), Webdesign (Websites, Banners, Branding, Newsletters,User Interface), Creative concepts and execution of image and promotional visuals (for ad campaigns), Storyboards for Interactive Media, Photomanipulation, DTP, Drawing.
Software skills: Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign / Mac OS X / Windows

Employment

TBWA\Sofia

Graphic Designer

2010 – 2012

Participating in the creative process for delivering ideas on advertising campaigns and visualizatios. Designing visuals and various print materials, storyboards for interactive media and TVCs, website branding and occasional micropage webdesign. Concentrating on print deliverables (POSM, packaging, etc.) and gaining practical knowledge of DTP. Clients include: Beiersdorf (Nivea, Eucerin), MARS (Pedigree, Whiskas, Snickers, Bounty, Twix,Mars), Henkel (Perwoll, Clin), Nissan, Adidas, Michelin.

Euro RSCG Sofia

Graphic Designer

2008 – 2009

Was a part of the Creative Team, generated ideas for advertising campaigns and events. Took part in the creative process and all of its stages from brainstorming to delivering completed visual materials for a campaign. Designed various print matrials and visuals, offering ideas and storyboards for interactive media. Clients included: Microsoft, Sony, Cisco, Porche Bulgaria (Volkswagen)t, Billa, InBev (Kamenitza), Societe Generale Expressbank.

Zebra LTD Plovdiv

Graphic Designer
1/2008 – 4/2008

Designed print layout and collateral for privately owned companies and clients such as Villa Luybimets, famous for their Bulgarian Wine.
Getting closely acquainted with digital print and preparing print materials for it.

W&Co. Media Services, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Media Operator
6/2007 – 12/2007

Photomanipulating and color-correcting pictures for catalogs and magazines. Compiling print layouts in QuarkXPress and photo-montaging.
Gaining vast knowledge of and learning re_nements of Photoshop. Observing high-quality standards and e_ectiveness.
Clients included: Baur, Klingel, Top Hair, FHM, Heine.

Education

National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

10/2003 – 5/2007
Bachelor’s Degree in Poster and Visual Communication

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

01/2005 – 04/2005
Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Student in Fine Arts

English Language School, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

9/1998 – 5/2003
Diploma for Secondary Education with an English Language Profile

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