SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
•• Over 10 years specializing in clean and solid Graphic Design work. Display creative and organizational ability in contributing to development of positive and innovative designs for wide range of visual media.
•• Comprehensive knowledge of visual, web and print media includes expertise in various graphic design and desktop publishing software applications used in creation of web sites, magazine layout and marketing materials.
•• Substantial aesthetic sense and knowledge of graphic design for both print and web. Able to generate ideas and design from concept to prepress.
•• Track record as effective trainer through one-on-one support and workshops / seminars, fostering positive working relationships and enhancing skill level of students in software applications, web and print design.
•• Results-oriented, amiable and collaborative professional with ability in prioritizing and executing multiple tasks simultaneously within tight deadlines.
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Graphic Design Marketing Materials Deadline Conditions
Freehand Drawing Desktop Publishing Project Coordination
Multimedia Design Software Presentations Creative Problem Solving
Web Design Seminars, Workshops Strong Communications
Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Indesign, HTML & embedded media players. Equally proficient in both Mac and Windows environments.
Global Environmental Projects, Non-Profit Organization, NJ Aug 2008 – Sept 2009 Graphic/web Designer - Freelance
? Created and maintained the organization website.
? Design work includes website banner ads, postcards, banners, bookmarks, flyers, posters, business card and invitations.
Creative Minds Consulting Group, Montclair, NJ Jan 2008 - June 2008 Graphic/web Designer – Freelance
? Designed Order and Contact forms for websites.
? Design work includes marketing materials: posters and flyers.
Samson Media LLC, Mahwah, NJ Nov 2007 – Jan 2008 Graphic/web Designer – Freelance
? Created flash headers for websites.
? Designed Contact forms for websites.
? Maintained Blogs for Samson Media LLC.
? Designed video files for landing web pages.
? Designed and maintained web pages utilizing Flash, Photoshop and Dreamweaver and CSS.
The County Seat, Hackensack, NJ August 2006
Graphic Artist - Freelance
? Responsible for updating layout of the newspaper.
? Designed advertisements for the bi-weekly newspaper with tight deadlines.
B Magazine & Desi Super Pages, Allen, TX March 2006-June 2006
Project Designer - Contract
? Designed the front cover of BMagazine June 2006 Issue.
? Coordinated and defined the layout of the Desi Super Pages (Yellow Pages) Yearly Book.
? Responsible for designing print-ready Desi Super Pages Yearly book (40000 copies) with tight deadlines.
Metroplex Web Design, Dallas, TX July 2005-November 2005
Web/Graphic Designer - Contract
? Designed marketing materials.
? Designed banner ads for more than 400 websites.
? Designed and delivered graphics for website content.
? Responsible for mass production of designing websites.
? Created numerous website landing pages for a variety of clientele.
? Research, format and layout textual & graphical content for websites.
Pacific Northern, Inc., Carrollton, TX March 2005-April 2005
3d Designer - Contract
? Conceptualized POP display designs.
? Designed and customized 3D visual components of Jewelry and watch display for a top client.
Cummings Partners LLC, Guttenberg, NJ May 2004-July 2004
Graphic Designer - Intern
? Designed sell sheets, Broachers and marketing materials.
? Performed administrative and printing support functions.
? Coordinated and managed multiple priorities and projects with tight deadlines.
? Conceptualized and designed POP displays by utilizing 3ds Max, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Sahaara Magazine, Chicago, IL 2003
Graphic Designer - Freelance
? Developed marketing presentations using Power Point.
? Developed marketing materials and desktop publishing designs.
? Worked closely with Editor to create and finalize magazine layout.
Regeneration Press, Inc., Chicago, IL 2003
Graphic Designer - Intern
? Played team role in defining web site layout.
? Design work includes flyers, brochures and other marketing material.
Arena Multimedia Institute, Chennai, India 2001 – 2002
? Responsible for training students on multimedia software packages including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In design, Quark Express, Flash, 3DS Max and Dreamweaver.
? Provided technical guidance and insight to help students with variety of projects including marketing materials, web pages and presentations.
? Contributed to several graphic and animation projects including logo design for The Arena Multimedia Institute, 3D design, marketing materials ranging from brochures to Flyers for Institute and it’s Clients.
? Played key role on Southern Region award-winning team recognized for Best Projects, Best team, Conducting seminars and workshops.
New York University, NYC, NY Professional Certificate in Digital & Graphic Design
Northlake College, Dallas TX Painting
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Drawing and Painting
University of Madras, Chennai, India Bachelor of Science (equivalent) in Commerce
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, India Certificate in Computer Applications