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Graphic Designer Manager

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
50000-70000
Posted:
June 18, 2019

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RICHA THAPLIYAL

*** ****** ****** ******* ****** ON · Contact No: 437-***-****

Email · ac9ho9@r.postjobfree.com

Online Portfolio: www.behance.net/richathapliyal

SUMMARY

• Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in marketing and print design

• Well-versed in all aspects of the design process including trend research, ideation, range planning and graphic design

• Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements

CORE PROFICIENCIES

• Experienced in using graphic art and visuals

to increase sales

• Proficient in various design software like

CorelDraw X8, Adobe Photoshop CC and

Adobe Illustrator CS6

• Proficient in Microsoft Office including

Excel and PowerPoint

• Established trusting relationships with

designers, vendors, and key clients

• Highly organized and respectful of

deadlines

• Expert knowledge in photography and

retouching images

• Exceptional knowledge in Marketing and

Print Design

• Familiarity with WordPress and HTML

• Experienced in Social Media Marketing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FEB 2016 - PRESENT DESIGN MANAGER BRAND ONLY YOU

• Designed graphics for printed apparel including t-shirts, sweatshirts, accessories, outwear, and promotional merchandise that were used in production and produced financial profit

• Created design theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations

• Designed and produced marketing collaterals: catalogues, brochures, newsletters, logos, tags, posters, postcards and stationery

• Produced a plethora of advertisements which were used to showcase the unveiling of their new line of apparel designs both print and digital formats

• Designed, developed, and oversaw production of all packaging materials

• Acquired 2 major clients for the brand – India’s leading fashion e-commerce companies Jabong and Limeroad.

• Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors, and key clients

• Coordinated, designed and maintained both WordPress and CSS/HTML websites

• Art directed photo shoots

OCT 2010 – JAN 2016 GRAPHIC DESIGNER WOMENSWEAR FUTURE GROUP & PANTALOONS RETAIL INDIA LTD.

• Designed for various womenswear and menswear brands including international licensee brands Converse, Champion & Umbro and private labels Spunk and Ajile

• Successfully managed and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion

• Researched and presented all relevant forecasted trends in fashion by season on trend boards

• Creating graphic design for printed apparel including t-shirt, sweatshirts, accessories and promotional merchandise

• Successfully translated subject matter into concrete design for newsletters, promotional materials and sales collateral

• Drew detailed drawings on Adobe Illustrator, set up tech packs and line sheets for use of production.

• Managed a team of 3 people to run a demanding production schedule producing 500+ printed garments in a season

• Travelled to factories in India to oversee apparel and packaging development.

• Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas and applications

• Promoted twice from the role of Assistant Manager to Design Manager MAY 2008 – OCT 2010 GRAPHIC DESIGNER SHOPPERS STOP LTD.

• Created numerous T-Shirt graphic designs for kids wear - Boys and Girls for label Stop and Life Age group 4 - 16 years

• Designed logos, flyers and advertisements using Illustrator

• Update color ways and design based on assortment changes in the line

• Convert graphics into multiple colorways

• Communicate changes to Production partners

• Sizing of graphics to fit proportionally on apparel and accessories

• Create artworks for AOPs and graphics with approvals of strike offs

• Communicates directly with Design, Merchandising and Production on a regular basis JUN 2006 – MAY 2008 GRAPHIC DESIGNER GINI & JONY LTD

• Range development and line presentation for Gini & Jony’s kids wear brand Freedom wear – age group 4 -16 years

• Designed all graphics for screen-printing and embroidery for clothing and accessories

• Improved brand identity by applying design principles, typography, color theory, and composition to their promotional materials.

• Designing layout, graphics, ads, and editorials in the monthly print magazine EDUCATION

Bachelors in Fashion Design - NIIFT Mohali, India

2003 – 2006



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