Maryam Ghodsirad

Freelance Illustrator & Animator

Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 Skills
275 Yorkland Rd

Maryam Ghodsirad

(cell) 647-335-7616

North York, ON M2J 0B4

Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Professional Highlights
• Creative graphics and editorial Designer with 6 years of experience focusing on format, time, concept, structure, art, typography, layout, prototyping, and production
• Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (graphic and illustration design)
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite with expertise in (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) and Procreate
• Highly skilled in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint)
• Strongly motivated to handle multiple project/activities, and ability to liaise with other designers, developers, marketing, and content managers to establish approaches to scalable design systems
• Detail-oriented to deliver high-quality work as directed with limited supervision, with strong time management skills
• A good photographic eye for camera angles, as well as knowledge of general video editing equipment
• Having a permeant resident status

Professional Experience
Graphic Designer and Illustrator (Self-employed) 2013-present

Kafshdoozak ( ) Feb-Sep 2019
• Conceptualized, liaised with editors, authors, or designers
• Worked with the art department to create rough sketches for stories and cover magazine
• Provided relevant research and generating ideas and produced final illustrations

Sarraj – Iran ( Feb-Sep 2018
• Conceptualized, developed, and executed quality layouts, packaging, and logos for all marketing collateral, digital and print
• Worked with the art department to create content marketing for the company’s website, social media pages, and other marketing materials
• Provided environmental design concept of 22000 sq. the park which attracted enough execution founds from investors
• worked under any management style including without supervision and collaborates with designers, copywriters, digital lead and project management with a good eye for detail to deliver high-quality product

The University of British Columbia, Kelowna. BC, Canada Feb-March 2017
? Created innovative posters and booklet for an exhibition named Stages of Immigrant Settlement which was about Sharing Photo-voice Stories of immigrants in Kelowna

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Builtrix ( 2017
? Developed marketing materials (logos, brochures, newsletters, posters, infographic) with surpassing customers’ expectations
? Met with clients to determine marketing and design vision, scopes of work, and budgets and deliverable timeframes
? Formatted designs and media for use in print and web applications; deliver production-ready graphics in HTML and CSS and run Builtrix website in WordPress
? Paginate four-color and black and white layouts, rescaled and cropped images using Photoshop and compile client data into PDF formats, edited documents and layouts prior to publication and submission to the printer.
? Took and manipulated images for use on the website to promote company offerings online


Animation Diploma Program, Jan 2020 – May 2022 Seneca College, Ontario, Canada

Illustration and cartooning certificate, May 2019 – Jan2020 George Brown College, Ontario, Canada

Master of Fine Art (Illustration),2013 Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
(Canadian Equivalency, as assessed by IQAS)

Professional Development/ Affiliation/Certificate
• Online certificate of learning CSS Fundamentals, HTML 5 Fundamentals 2018
• Photography diploma from Iranian academic center for education 2008
References Available Upon Request

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