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Graphic Designer Social Media

Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
November 24, 2020

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EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION INTEREST

OBJECTIVE

Enhance my skills and share my knowledge in art and creative design 2005

2020

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Vocational

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Collegiate

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Secondary

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Graphic Artist

Gulf News/Al Nisr Media: Dubai, UAE

Head Graphic Designer

Future Image: Dubai, UAE

Freelancer Graphic Designer

Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines

Head Graphic Artist

Minuteman Printers: Makati City, Philippines

Graphic Artist

Magnavision Home Video: Quezon City, Philippines

Graphic Artist

Tip-Top Printing: Pasig City, Philippines

Programmer

Digital System Research Center: Dagupan City, Philippines Assistant System Administrator

City Lending Investor: Dagupan City, Philippines

Artist

Marinerr Fine Arts

Dagupan City, Philippines

B.S. in Computer Science

• With Special Awards

Asiacareer College

Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines

Radio Mechanics

Pangasinan School of Arts and Trades

Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines

PERSONAL INFO

• Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,

Lightroom, Freehand, Corel Draw,

QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Flash,

Publisher, Dreamweaver, Office

Softwares, Google Web Designer,

Filmora, Canva, XD, Figma

• PC / MAC user

• Clipper, C-language, Assembly

(DOS base)

• Can type 45 wpm

• Freehand drawing, Photography,

Caricature, Painting, Sculpture,

Props-making

Alias: Wacks

Citizenship: Filipino

Address:

Shiekh Majid Bldg., Dubai,

United Arab Emirates

Mobile:

055-***-****

Email:

adh3gp@r.postjobfree.com

Portfolio:

https://wacksbladeice.wixsite.com/portfolio

https://wacksblade.myportfolio.com

REFERENCE

Esha Nag, Editor

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Jobannie Tabada, Sub Editor

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Lavkesh Grover, HR Officer

04 406 7523

Mark D’souza, Studio Controller

050-***-****

Puja Wadhwa, CAPS Manager

055-***-****

Created September 21, 2016

Last revised June 28, 2020

Christopher

Geneblazo Sison

Gulf News

- Graphic Artist

Future Image

- Head Graphic Designer

Freelancer

- Graphic Artist

Minuteman Printers

- Head Graphic Artist

Magnavision Home Video

- Graphic Artist

Tip-Top Printing

- Graphic Artist

• Analyzing copy (text) to come up with the appropriate layout and images to be used in each article, and collaborating with the editorial team

• Conceptualization of design and layout based on client specifications

• Advising and acting as a consultant in technical enquiries

• Detailed quality check of all pages prior to publication

• Design/layout of: Property Weekly Magazine, MyGuide Magazine

• Design/layout of all ads: Properties (Residential, Commercial and Freehold), Jobs & Careers, Classifieds

• Ensuring print ready material (PRM) from clients/agencies is as per GN requirements (size, color, fonts, etc.)

• Layout and checking of final soft copy of pages before sending to pre-press

• Meeting production deadlines for both pre-press and online

• Ensuring smooth workflow within the team in the design studio

• Checking images to be used to ensure they meet quality specs

• Enhancing / retouching images that only meet minimum design requirements

• Designing pop-up all-occasion cards and everyday cards

• Making caricatures as needed for corporate functions

• Contribute images (from personal photography projects) as needed in various company publications

• Design static/animated banner using google web designer

• Layout design of quotes or graph table for Property Weekly use to share in social media, this is done with Canva

• Dealing with clients to get their ad design requirements

• Providing clients with ad design studies, design/layout options

• Modifying the ad design/layout as per client specifications

• Ensuring all client ad requirements are met

• Magazine design and layout from cover to back page

• Creating and adding attractive fillers to supplement missing sections in magazine pages

• Collaborating with our section head and related staff for finalizing magazine content, layout and design prior to production

• Supervising other graphic designers

• Interviewing prospective graphic designers, conducting practical exams and shortlisting of candidates

• Design display art/signage such as banners, billboards, etc.

• Design/layout of covers for programmes, invitations, leaflets, posters, flyers

• Design/conceptualization of logos

• Design/layout of brochures, booklets, leaflets, cards, office forms, catalogues, profiles, etc.

• Scanning of pictures for enhancing/retouching

• Color proofing

• Design/layout of VHS, VCD and DVD wraps, positives, box sets, big/mini posters, headers, standees, buttons, banners, mobiles, tarpaulins, caps, shirts, print ads, etc.

• Checking of sizes, colors, copy before producing printouts for the brand manager’s approval

• Creating copy files of each design with extension (JPG/PDF) to be used in the brand manager’s email to principal’s office

(for companies such as Columbia TriStar, Universal, Paramount, etc.) for approval

• Design/layout of monthly releases of our newsletter

• Creating designs to be burned to CDR for color separation and printing

• Scanning images of materials used (for enhancing, retouching) using MAC/PC scanner

• Design/layout of weekly releases and signage

• Printing barcodes

• Troubleshooting minor hardware problems; installation of applications, devices, etc.

• Designing logos, folders, brochures, paper bags, restaurant menus, boxes (food grade), newsletters, posters, booklets, calling cards, etc.

• Layout office forms

• Submitting size and color specs for approval

• Scanning images (if necessary) of material used for enhancing/retouching

• Checking the separation of colors

• Coordinate well on job details with Printer Operator

• Analyzing clients’ existing system and gathering all forms (detailed process of work) that can be used to help in or improve design planning

• Study all information gathered through forms for designing the system

• Conceptualize, design and develop systems

• Implementation of the computerized system and training users

• Maintaining the designed system as specified in the contract

• Weekly visits to check for any user problems; revision/addition to program

• Troubleshooting minor computer problems

• Maintain the system network (LAN)

• Weekly check-up of all workstations (scandisk, defrag, hard disk space)

• Troubleshooting when problems occur, especially network-related issues

• Input data pertaining to every client

• Backup files at the end of the day using tape

• Layout forms

• Design logos, brochures, pamphlets, leaflets, etc.

• Troubleshoot programs

RESPONSIBILITIES

Digital System Research Center

- Programmer

City Lending Investor

- Assistant System Administrator



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