Fatimah Hakim

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

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Location:Springfield, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/fatimahhakim
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Hello,

I'm a graphic designer with over 10 years of experience that includes all types of print media from business cards to publications and everything in between. In addition to a great range of design work, my industry experience is equally versatile as you can see in my portfolio: http://mmdesigngroup.carbonmade.com/.

Some services I can offer are:

??Publication Design/Layout, Marketing Materials, Production/Pre-press, Presentations, Advertising, Branding?, Photo Editing

RESUME

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Freelance), 2008 - Present
M&M Design Group – Springfield, VA

SENIOR DESIGNER , 2007 - 2008
INSTINCT DESIGN – Fairfax, VA
Layout and Design of monthly publication
Magazine and Newspaper Ads
Tradeshow and Marketing Graphics

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (CONTRACTOR), 2007 - 2007
BOSS STAFFING (International Monetary Fund) – Washington, DC
Production of book covers, web graphics, posters, and collateral materials

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 2006-2007
S&R COMMUNICATIONS GROUP – Raleigh, NC

Creation of visual campaigns used to market Continuing Medical Education Programs
Layout of publication style meeting and training materials as well as presentations.
Works closely with art and creative director to create collateral for national ad campaigns

Selected Contribution:
Took over the Scienta account and became the lead designer for their continuing medical education programs.
Contributed to development of national campaigns for leading pharmaceutical companies.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (CONTRACTOR), 2003 - 2006

BOSS STAFFING (Dittus Communications) – Washington, DC
Pre-press; print buying; collateral designs; web maintenance

BOSS STAFFING (PFC Energy) – Washington, DC
Redesign of marketing materials as well as conceptual design of meeting materials.
Created templates for future reports, analysis, and presentations.
Managed design projects from concept to completion, which included special editorial features, promotional campaigns, and partnership/advertising projects.
Maintained communication with management to ensure business goals were met.
Provided creative direction to associates to guide the creation of marketing materials.

BOSS STAFFING (American Geophysical Union) – Washington, DC
Pre-production on images for scientific journals (production of electronic documents from electronic files, hard-copy originals and other media, re-sizing and correcting image files)

Selected Contribution:
Managed overall design for conferences.
Complete restructure of main publications for PFC Energy.
Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to constantly changing demands and procedures.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER/COORDINATOR, 2000 – 2003
GRAPHIC INTERN, 1999 – 2000

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION – Washington, DC

Original concept and design, project management, client relations, needs assessment, strategic planning, photo editing, typesetting, publication layout, logos and brochures.
Created web graphics and formatted print graphics for the web team.
Tracking and assigning of incoming projects, liaison between designers and clients.
Pre-press, file conversion, and photo research.
Organized and managed invoices, corporate letterhead, photo library.
Selected Contributions:
Conceptual design and layout of various publications including corporate report
Demonstrated immediate talents upon hire and excelled quickly to become recognized by management as key member of Design team.
Planned and led execution of online job submission and tracking tool.

A.S., Visual Communications • Northern Virginia Community College – Alexandria,
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Graphic Design
Ad Design