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Chicago, IL
February 21, 2015

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Shabaz Ahmad

**** * *****, **, *******, Illinois - 60659


Permanent Work Authorization. No Visa Sponsorship Required


To work in a creative environment where the ambience allows me infuse new ideas into the system and from

where I can learn thus incorporating a two way learning process which would hopefully result in value addition of

the organization.


Professional Graphic Designer with 10 years of Experience. Design or create graphics to meet specific

commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, brochure or logos. May use a variety of mediums

to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

• Softwares - Corel Draw X5, Photoshop CS5, illustrator CS5, Indesign CS5, MS Word, PageMaker,

MS Power point.

• Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

• Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand

the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

• Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high

stress situations.

• Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer

and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services,

and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

• Languages - English, Hindi and Urdu


Sr. Graphic Designer September 2012 – November 2014

Facio Communication Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India

An integrated marketing organization offering end to end solutions for promotional activities and communications (Internal and


Managed teams of 2 professionals, delegated work responsibilities, ensured the quality execution

in all the operational media and participated in the ideation process for the company’s media


Co-ordination and management of the final communication material, negotiations for the best

market pricing and results, vendor management, co-ordination for implementing the end products

and quality checks for outputs

Major clients working with, American Express, GE (General Electric’s), Ameriprise Financial, Encore

Capital Group and NEC Technologies India Ltd.

Worked with American Express team for the yearly Audit Book for the year of 2012 and 2013, designed

the theme and concept for the book and final packaging for submission

Sr. Graphic Designer February 2012 – September 2012

Virtual Employees Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India

A remote staffing/outsourcing organization

Appoint as a Sr. Graphic Designer for a Australian client Varanasi Estate Pty. Ltd.

Creation of the company profile, Building the visual communication in terms of Logo, Business Card,

Brochures, Flyer, E-mailers, Newsletters, Websites Page Design, Web banners, Icons, Stationary Set,

Products Packaging, Marketing presentations, Designer communication for prospect sponsors,

associates and consumers

Sr. Graphic Designer February 2011 – October 2011

@Hub Productions, Mumbai, India

A media productions company, which develops and sells in creative media concept

As a Sr. Graphic Designer – Managed team of 3 professionals, delegated work responsibilities, ensured

the quality execution in all the operational media and participated in the ideation process for the

company’s media projects.

Creation of the company profile, building the visual communication for 3 companies in terms of logo,

brochures, promotional tools, marketing presentations, designer communication for prospect sponsors,

associates and consumers.

Sr. Graphic Designer June 2009 – February 2011

Spacetoon Kids Tv Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India

Multi national company with its subsidiary in India catering to 360 degree approach related to kids with various departments like

Television, Merchandising, Publication and Licensing

Television Division:- Designing of catalogue, newsletters, brochures, events & conferences collaterals,

promotional slates for programs, contest running activities, launch for promotional activities creation of

print and magazine advertisements.

Merchandising Division:- Products packaging designing of character based products for the various

merchandise, Notebooks, Back to School Range and Toys.

Events Division:-

IAFA (Iceplex Ad Film Award, Mumbai 2009) for the age of 11 to 21: Designing collaterals for final event stage

backdrops, standees and posters for press conference for the launch of IAFA-Awards

Toon Town event Oberoi mall (Mumbai 2010): Conceptualized and created (In-Out designs), over-looked

fabrication and executed toon houses for event based on characters Doraemon, Hello Kitty, Garfield and Archie,

Designing all the promotional material for the mall like print materials (for outdoor and indoor) like banners for

front facade, danglers, hanging banners

Sr. Graphic Designer October 2008 – June 2009

Palador Pictures Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India

Production, programming, publishing, and distribution of media content in India

• Packaging of movie DVD's and CD's box design to be released by Palador

• Designing of movie collection catalogue, book/magazine covers, flyers and brochure

• Print Ads for magazine and news papers, newsletters and e-mailers

• Designed a coffee table book related details of politicians of Mumbai constitution vise

Sr. Graphic Designer May 2007 – July 2008

Sai Krupa Photo Offset Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India

Printing press, comprehensive range of printing services

• Created designs of various marketing collaterals for out of home advertisement like hoardings, kiosk, glow

sign, standee, cutouts, canopy etc

• Handling outdoor and indoor print quality color corrections and fabrication and finalize for print

• Design collaterals for event promotions in terms of stage backdrop, standee, side panels

Graphic Designer February 2005 – April 2007

Guru Kripa Enterprise and Publication, Mumbai, India

Advertising, Publishing, Printing press, comprehensive range of printing services

• Designing news papers ads, magazine/book covers, brochures, leaflet, prospectus, posters, calendar

(Table, pocket and Hanging).

• Complete stationery designing for engineering colleges and coaching centers for their ads in magazine

and prospectus


Bachelors of Arts in English 2015

Karnataka State Open University, Maysore, Karnataka, India.

Ranked #15 in distance learning program in year 2014

Professional Development/Affiliations

• Diploma in Computer Application from ITCI, Uttar Pradesh, India.

• Certificate Course in Photoshop, Corel, PageMaker from Pentasoft, Uttar Pradesh, India.


• Best Employee Of The Month Award for the Month of May 2010 in Spacetoon Kids Tv.

• Winner of “Best Graphic Designer” specially honored by Missionaries of Lord Buddha, India.

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