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Art Director

Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posted:
April 22, 2019

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Resume:

I am a well-rounded graphic designer,

with over *5 years of experience in

delivering creative, visual concepts for a

wide range of fields. I am detail-oriented,

deadline driven and design with a big

creative flair. I have a strong visual sense

and, as a true professional, not only get

excited about new ideas but also know

how to run with them. My key strength

lies in the ability to create graphics that

communicate core values and business

objectives.

To find a career position in which I can

utilize my capabilities and experiences to

contribute to our mutual success

PROFILE WORK EXPERIENCE

OBJECTIVE

EDUCATION

LANGUAGES

Bachelor Degree (2003 - 2004)

BCU (Business & Computer University)

Bachelor Degree ( 2002- 2003)

AUST (American University of Science

and Technology)

English

French

Arabic

RAEF EL-KHATIB

CREATIVE DESIGNER

PHONE +1-514-***-**** ac86hb@r.postjobfree.com

2055 RUE DUTRISAC VILLE ST-LAURENT MONTREAL H4L4K9 CROW AND BARKER Montreal, Quebec (July 2013 - Till Now) Art Director

Creating consistent corporate and brand identities; including logos, brand DNA, brands documents and guidelines.

Collaborating Closely with Marketing managers,copywriters, and designers to set campaigns for various brands and their annual directions. Contributing to the creation of several brands, as well as the evolution of others. Mentoring designers and overseeing their work to ensure consistency and quality from conception through to completion.

Leading Brainstorms, designs, and campaigns for various brands. Working closely with Web designers to develop web Layouts, UI and UX. Developing customized design solutions, templates, icons and other graphical elements to facilitate daily work.

Preparing mood boards and presentations

Ensuring consistency across all elements of designs Providing advice and guidance to clients on planning projects from inception to completion.

Alakhbar Newspaper Montreal, Quebec (2011 - 2012) Graphic Designer

Designed ads and gift items

Designed greeting cards, holiday posters, events, and invitation cards Laid out the newspaper

Designed logos and corporate identities

Prepared files for printing

Primedia SARL Beirut, Lebanon (2009 - 2011)

Art Director

Set the Annual directions for several companies

Managed and mentored the Animation and design teams to create ads and visuals Ensured consistency across all print and digital designs Developed customized design solutions

Advised clients on strategic content development

Compiled a library of standard, user-friendly templates Communicated by e-mail and phone with clients

Met clients to discuss their needs, objectives and budgets WORK EXPERIENCE

DuAd Dubai, UAE (2007 - 2009)

Art Director

Managed designers to create ads and visuals for companies Ensured consistency across all print and digital designs Developed customized design solutions

Oversaw designs from conception to completion

Set art direction for campaigns

Advised clients on strategic content development

Compiled a library of standard, user-friendly templates Communicated by e-mail and phone with clients

Met clients to discuss their needs, objectives and budgets Al Oum Magazine Beirut, Lebanon (2004 - 2006)

Art Director

Set the layout of the magazine

Designed all TV and radio ads for the magazine

Designed ads for the magazine’s clients

Set monthly advertising strategies and media planning Supervised photographers and models and checked the outcome photos Supervised designers and inspected final artwork

Designed special event promos, greetings and invitation cards Followed up work through print house and executable media LBCI TV. Adma, Lebanon (2003 - 2004)

Graphic Designer

Executed icons and advertising ads for TV

Created break in and break out spots

Created program open and end generics

Set maps and graphic features to be used in news programs Created special holiday generics (Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Labour Day, etc References available upon request

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