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Bill Sweiss

Freelance Graphic Designer & Photo Editor

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Location:Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Phone: 6025159849
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/billsweiss
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Art Director / Owner
Impression Ads. & Graphics 1/2000 - 7/2011 Amman, Jordan
• Handle and oversee all the processes that are carried out in the company and supervise creative staff
• Dealing directly with CEOs, Directors of companies and NGOs to explain campaign strategies
• Prepare printing specifications for print shop, obtain bids, award contracts and Ensure deadlines are met
• Plan, coordinate and direct marketing campaigns and ensure to meet time and budget demands
• Graphic Design, Advertising, Photo Editing, Sales, Account Managing and Media Consultancy for every aspect of the design and print process from concept through completion for businesses and non-profit international organizations

Selected clients:-

• Regency Palace Hotel, 1989 - 2011
• The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), 2005 - 2011
• United Nation Organizations: FAO, UNDP, UNAMI, 2006 - 2010
• Doctors Without Borders, 2009 - 2011
• Hayat Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., 2000 - 2010
• Abbott Nutrition, 2005 - 2011
• ECMAS Jordan, 2010 - 2011
• Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, 2010 - 2011
• Royal Health Awareness Society, 2010 - 2011
• King Abdullah II Award for Physical Fitness, 2010 - 2011
• USAID (Johns Hopkins University / Bloomberg School) Center for Communication Programs, 2010 - 2011

Art Director
Ammon Advertising & Marketing 8/1989 - 12/1999 Amman, Jordan
• Design, illustrate and prepare publications, Magazines, brochures, annual reports, instructional materials, posters, fliers, stationary, logos, certificates, newsletters ....
• Coordinate graphic design and layout work; suggest and develop creative ideas.
• Prepare printing specifications for print shop; obtain bids, cost estimates and recommend contract awards.

Education

Web Page Design 12/2010 - 1/2011 Amman - Jordan
CGE Jordan

Adobe InDesign 2.0.2 2/1999 - 4/1999 Amman - Jordan
Ideal Systems Co.

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 5.0 1/1994 - 3/1994 Amman - Jordan
Ideal Systems Co.

Business English / Diploma 12/1979 - 12/1981 Manchester - UK
Business Training Limited

Sales Management & Marketing / Diploma 10/1979 - 10/1981 Jersey - UK
The Trans-World Tutorial College

Skills

• Mac professional user, proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat and Quark
• Advanced skills in graphic design, innovative layouts, photo editing and good level in photography
• Advanced skills in creating press-ready files for offset printing, digital output, or file transfer and Web pages
• Advanced knowledge of printing production set-ups, color theory and printing fabrication
• Intermediate level in Microsoft Office; including PowerPoint, Flash and Dreamweaver
• Proficiency in critical listening, problem solving skills, customer service and communication
• Understanding of marketing concepts including advertising and creative conceptualization skills
• Ability to Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensure completion and meet deadlines
• Staff leader, master performer and team player

Comments

• Major clients list is available
• References and recommendation letters from International Organizations and Companies will be provided upon request
• Sample of designs can be provided upon request; soft and hard copies
• Willing to use my own Computers (Mac Pro & Power Mac G5), Scanner, Printer, all Professional Graphic and Web design programs
• Using Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium Middle Eastern Version
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Photo Editing