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Social Media Digital Marketing

Newmarket, ON, Canada
January 01, 2020

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Hossein Kalantari

Toronto, Ontario 647-***-****

Visual Artist, Storyboard Artist and Art Director with over 12 years of experience in print and digital design. Background in collaborating with full-service advertising agencies and companies including Samsung, Henkel, Tefal, Peugeot, Renault, Duracell, Nestle, MTN and Danone.

Summary of Qualifications

•Developed 1000+ various visual and concept design projects including; storyboards, character design, concept design, advertisements, social media and other marketing material

•Highly experienced working across a wide variety of visual styles.

•Deadline and detail oriented

•Can bring fast, intelligent creative solutions and stories to client briefs

•Strong time management, idea generating, problem-solving, highly creative and innovative

•Trained and supervised junior designers

Technical and Design Skills

•Adobe CS6/CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, Wacom Cintiq, Intuos; Mac OS

•Digital painting, Matte Paintings, cartoon illustration

•Character Design, concept Design, Textile Design, Sketching, Prototyping and Mockup, Photography

Professional Experience

Storyboard Artist and visual artist, Deed Vision Corp, Toronto May 2019 – Present

•Collaborated with the content team to design new concepts and visuals

•Created several storyboards for ads

•Designed and developed characters for social media and mobile apps

Art Director and Storyboard Artist, Aftab Ad Agency, Tehran Jan 2013 – May 2019

•Conceptualized and developed creative storyboards and contents for digital marketing team

•Created concepts and storyboards for marketing campaigns for multi-national brands e.g. Samsung, Peugeot, Henkel, Renault, Duracell and Danone

•Illustrated and designed creative characters for banks and mobile telecommunication companies

•Presented the ideas, concepts and key-visuals to clients as a member of the creative team

•Collaborated closely with production team to understand technical needs and obstacles

•Supervised and trained a team of 3 visual designers

Visual Artist / Creative Team Member, Final Target Ad Agency, Tehran Oct 2008 – Dec 2012

•Conceptualized and developed creative stories for advertising in brainstorming teams

•Created visuals and print ads for marketing campaigns for multi-national brands e.g. MTN, Nestle, SonyEricsson and Danone

•Participated in idea, concept and key-visual presentations to clients as a member of the creative team

•Attended in TVC shootings to maintain the unity of concept and picture in production


Diploma of 2D Animation, Saba Animation school, Tehran, Iran Jun 2003 – Jun 2004

Bachelor of Engineering, BE, Computer Software, Azad University, Tehran, Iran Sep 2001 – Sep 2006

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