Oana Babeti

Freelance Digital Artist & Logo Designer

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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OANA BABETI

Professional Illustrator/Graphic Designer with strong and diverse background in Fine Arts; also, a Textile Designer experienced working with renowned fashion labels such as HUE and Donna Karan New York Home. Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop reflecting a deep, creative and innovative artistic vision; exceptional drawing and painting skills, combined with a strong eye for visual style, color, texture and composition. Graduated Magna *** Laude from Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York with a major in Textile Surface Design. Fluent in English and Romanian, intermediate French and Italian

ACHIEVEMENTS

Designed book covers and book illustrations for various publications that were printed and sold in Europe

Commissioned to create posters, brochures, logos, business cards, post cards, CD covers
and banners for various events in Canada, The United States and Europe

Venues include: literary and philosophy conferences, art and photography exhibitions, concerts, interior design store promotions, etc.

Designed textile prints (conversational, animals, florals, geometric) for the women’s sleepwear North American market; they were produced and sold among other stores at Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom Rack, Sam’s, Belk (The United States) and The Bay (Canada)

COMPUTER SKILLS

PC and Macintosh
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, U4ia, Microsoft Office, Excel

FINE ARTS SKILLS

Strong eye for color, shape, size, texture and layout in the creation of promotional materials
Experienced in using a variety of methods - painting, sculpting or illustration - and a wide range of media, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, pencils, pen, ink and markers
Skilled in covering a variety of styles, from the realistic to the abstract

DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES

Creative, hardworking and dedicated Detail minded
Punctual, reliable and organized Customer oriented
Adaptable, supportive and competitive Strong, self-motivated team worker
Ability to train, coach and manage teams Friendly, courteous and congenial

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Illustration and Graphic Design

THE CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THEORY AND CRITICISM & THE DEPT. OF MODERN LANGUAGES
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, London, ON 2003-2011
Graphic Designer / Illustrator

Textile Design Experience

HUE, KAYSER-ROTH CORPORATION, New York, NY 2009-present
An affiliate of The Golden Lady Group
Textile Designer / Freelance

DONNA KARAN NEW YORK HOME, New York, NY 2003
Intern / Internship

HUE, CALVIN KLEIN, KAYSER-ROTH CORPORATION, New York, NY 2002
An affiliate of The Golden Lady Group
Textile Designer / Freelance

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fashion Retail Experience

Assistant Manager, LE CHATEAU, London, ON 2008-2010

Visual Presentation Coordinator / Assistant Manager / Associate Manager
JACOB CONNEXION & JACOB JUNIOR, London, ON 2006-2008

Visual Merchandiser, DYNAMITE GROUP, London, ON 2005-2006

Sales Associate, LAURA CANADA, London, ON 2004-2005

Manager, VILLAGE SCANDAL, New York, NY 2000-2003

TEXTILE DESIGN EXHIBITIONS

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, New York, NY 2003
“The Textile Design Graduating Exhibition”
Screen printing, weaving and decorative designs

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, New York, NY 2000-2003
“The Biannual Textile Design Exhibition”
Floral, fiber art and screen printing designs

JACOB JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER, New York, NY 2000
“Direction”- The International Fashion Fabric Exhibition
Floral design, watercolor on paper

EDUCATION

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Magna *** Laude May 2003
Textile Surface Design major

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Associate in Applied Science, *** Laude May 2001
Textile Surface Design major

THE UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS, Bucharest, Romania
Stage and Costume Design major June 1998

HONORS AND AWARDS

Fashion Institute of Technology, Dean’s List
Award Winner of The Home Fashion Products Association, New York, NY 2002

REFERENCES AND PORTFOLIO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Logo Design