Gisette Gerges

Freelance Graphic Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
gisette gerges 3455 Glen Erin drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 2G2
Cell Phone: 647 409 4462


To use my creativity and graphic designer skills from over four years in the Publication, Marketing,
Advertising and Printing Industry in the role of production for a medium to large company, developing and creating files from concepts to final art work, that meet the needs of a diverse client base.


Highly creative Graphic Designer, with a Digital Design program advanced level from Humber College. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Quark Express and Acrobat. Self motivated, resourceful with good sense of colors, attention to detail and critical thinking.


Certification (June / 2006)
Humber College, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Digital Design Program Advanced level
• Introduction to Media • Quark Xpress advanced
• Adobe Photoshop advanced • Acrobat
• Adobe Illustrator advanced
• Indesign advanced

Bachelor's Degree
Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt
Fine Arts

Experience using MAC, PC
Experience using MS Office- Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook


• Created effective designs and layout for advertising, marketing and promotional items that resulted in increasing sales and improving products
• Developed and produced final files for production and pre-press which were extensively used in marketing and sales
• Manipulated photos, digital color correction to produce final files in advertising and marketing
• Prepared for various printing methods
• Created advertising supplement and promotional materials, posters in large format, brochures,
pamphlets, banners, mock-ups, POS, POP, seasonal promotions, packaging etc
• Designed memorable logos with the essence of tourism that increased marketing and sales


• Bilingual, fluent French (read and write)
• Strong management, planning and organizational skills
• Strong knowledge in creating artwork files from initial to pre-press
• Understanding CMYK and RGB color mode
• Team player, ability to work independently, solve problems, decision maker and working with others
• Strong communication, interpersonal skills, ability to coach and provide direction to the team
• Excellent customer service skills
• Continuous learning


Mina Centre, Oakville
Graphic Designer (2009 – 2010)
• Designed and produced marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, press ads, monthly catalogues
• Worked with electronic files and prepared for various printing methods
• Produced final files, illustration, typesetting for printing and formatted text for presentations
• Scanned photographs, tables and slides for presentations and provided support to the sales team

Dazkoo ( Publication), Toronto
Graphic Designer (2008 – 2009)
• Created marketing and promotional items from concept to final
• Manipulated photos for different format and final art work, digital color correction and management for advertising and designs
• Prepared for collaterals printing and Produced newsletters
• Produced image correction for final art work
• Maintained the advertising and marketing designs

Simfit, Mississauga
Graphic Designer (2007 )
• Created excellent designs and layout with strong artistic concept that helped with promotion
• Manipulated photos for large format and final art work, image correction for advertising and designs
• Conceptualized designs from initial to final files
• Created and designed, marketing, advertising supplements and promotional materials
• Designed posters for National Trade Fair
• Managed multiple projects
• Stored and classified the communication materials

Carlton Cards, ON/Toronto
Marketing Graphic Designer Assistant (2005)
• Created excellent design with artistic concept that helped in marketing for retail
• Created advertising supplement and promotional materials, posters in large format, banners, mock-ups, POS, POP, packaging, display etc.
• Provided administrative support

N. Shaker Design, Cairo / Egypt
Art Director (2000 -2004)
• Created designs and layouts with strong artistic concept that helped in promotion
• Promoted new and established campaigns in different careers like fashion which helped customers to increase sales and improve products
• Created and designed ad pages (1/2 and full page) for magazines and newspapers, mock-ups, printing/advertising supplements and promotional materials, banners, table-tents, menus, coupons, signs, posters, brochures, annual report, collaterals, catalogues, branding, identity and retail packaging
• Conceptualized graphic designs from initial concept to final files
• Managed multiple projects and led most of projects
• Stored and classified the communications materials
• Consulted with customers to produce the final designs


Living Art Centre, Gift Shop Attendant, Mississauga
• Provided administrative and customer service support
Old Coptic Church, Tour guide in French, Cairo/Egypt
• Provided tour guidance to tourists, coached, trained and gave direction to the new team members
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Brochure Design