Hanna Saouma

Freelance Graphic Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 Skills

P.O.Box 6169, Sharjah, UAE - Mobile : 971-50-8489234
E-Mail Saouma_J@Yahoo.Com

Nationality : Syrian
Date of Birth : February 21st, 1957
Marital status : Married – 2 Childs
Passport # : 5377125 (Syrian) valid to 7/6/2016
UAE Driving license valid to 2015

1975 – 1980 BS Fine Art (5 years) Damascus, Syria
Interior Designer

2009 to Date Working With Tiger Group as Interior Designer for. Nasr’s Family (Group Owner) private properties in Emirate Hills, Meadows, Adma Lebanon & Jezzine
2005 to 2008 SDConcept Jabal Ali
Project Manager for various client & project as Sheikh Mansur Bin Zaied Palace @ Alain, Andalusia Palace in Abou Dhabi, Sharjah Int’l Airport VIP & Business lounge , Vindemia Gallery @ JBR. Interior design for villas in Emirate Hills, Meadows, Palm Jumeira & JPR. The work mainly was custom made Furniture & decorative joinery works.
2004 to date moved to Emirates and worked with Italian Hut Decoration as Interior designer & project manager for the various projects as: Sheikh Saeed Bin Tahnoon villa in Sila, Telefonika in City Center Dubai, AlKhat Hotel in RAK, Sahria restaurant in Sun & sands hotel, Palma Beach resort (room renovation) in Oum AlQuaiwain, Pavilion restaurant in Carlton Hotel, Villa Mr. Ali AlKaabi in Khalifa City and many shops in Emirates mall & Wafi center.
2000 to 2003 Elite ID Office Khobar, SA Interior designer & Project manager (Carlton Hotel, AlSundos furnished appartement, Sunrise resort at half moon beach, Cyber café internet café, Orchid lady accessories, La Noisette Chocolate shop 1 & 2, General plan for Khaled housing compound, Alsaadi family villa’s, Gulf medical center pharmacy, Sheikh Nasser Dughaither complex, AlAndalus Wedding Hal.
1994 - 2000 Fromageries BEL Khobar, SA
Marketing Manager – Eastern Province
• Increase the sale 4 to 8% yearly (achieved 12% on 1998) by supporting and developing the sales department.
• Coordination between the distribution Co. and Mother Company in France as reporting the markets situation, market study, follow up the competitors and their activities, preparing activity plan every year, follow up the products in the market to keep it the leader, set up advertisement campaign etc…
1986 – 1994 DUMEZ Riyadh, SA
Engineering/Interior Design
Supervising maintenance work for National Guard housing projects and coordination between the tenants and maintenance team of the company.
Interior design for SAMA museum and supervising the works.
Interior design in Prince Salman Palace in Deryia.
Supervision of engineering & decoration works in the following projects – GCC Headquarter, Prince Salman Palace/Wadi Hanifa, Justice Palace, Kuwait Embassy & Housing in DQ and King Abdulaziz College for Science Technology.
1984 - 1986 DUMEZ Riyadh, SA
Technical translator
Preparation of Operation & Maintenance manuals for National Guard housing project. Translation of 130 technical brochures (All type of electrical appliances, medical units and electronic machines related to housing, police station, clinics etc.) for the O&M usage in the project.
Preparation of contracts text in Arabic and English in addition to the company correspondences.
1980 - 1984 Seif International Riyadh, SA
Draftsman/Projects supervisor
? Supervising all type of works as mechanical, electrical, architectural and interior decoration for small projects as Mecca Shopping center, FAL Shopping and Recreation center, Prince Salman Palace Mathar st.
? Preparation all type of drawings related to the implemented projects.
? Managing purchases for all type of materials required for the projects.

Arabic : Mother Language.
English : Writing & Reading.
French : Writing & Reading.

Participated with Inter’l Art & Craft Society exhibition (Riyadh 1989 & 1990).
Participated in 1st Syrian’s Artist Exhibition in Hayat Regency Hotel (Riyadh 1987)
Certificate of Appreciation from IACS
Managing Basketball team of Dumez Co. (Companies Championship on 1989 in Riyadh, and 1st Runner up of the 1990 Championship).
Coordination for the participation of Syrian artist children in the Int’l children’s art exhibition in Taiwan 1988, 1989, 1990 & 1991

Sport (Tennis, Football & Swimming), Reading, stamp collection, painting, Photograph

Professional user for major computer software as Word, Excel, power point, AutoCAD, Outlook & Photoshop adobe etc… as well as good experience in internet browsing & surfing.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Brochure Design