Biography: EXPERIENCE • Marketing Administrator, Real Estate Company, Toronto, March 2008 to Present Design all marketing products such as feature sheets, newsletters, brochures, business cards, marketing cards, preparing pictures and updating company website and TREB web site • Graphic Designer, Image Copy Center, Toronto, January to November 2007 Custom publishing for sales staff and showroom utilizing colour theory and artistic composition to achieve desired results Scanning, resizing and colour correcting to speciﬁcations Designing new images and digitally editing current ones to achieve desired product for sales team Highly experienced in using colour management software Design and layout for marketing purposes (trade shows, print, advertising, business cards etc.) Prepare PDF ﬁles for pre-press • Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator March 2002 to January 2007 I have worked with companies and individuals including: • Kaliningrad Publishing Company, Russia Designed and illustrated book's cover. Designed and illustrated greeting cards. • Student Digest Magazine, Nikolaev, Ukraine Design and page layout. • Student Musical Club, Nikolaev, Ukraine Designed “Tango” CD cover • Family Education Club, Nikolaev, Ukraine I was a member of team that launched new magazine. I have designed logo and “MaMa”magazine - cover and page layout • Landlord Tenant Bureau, Toronto I have designed and produced logo, stationary, brochure and ﬂyer from concept to production. • Al-Attique Publishing Inc., Scarborough Designed cover for books “Al-Hidaaya”, “Quran”. Business cards and Logo Design • E-World Models Digital Studio, Toronto I was responsible for photo retouching, color correction and creating image portfolio for new models. • and more... • Instructor - Lab Assistant, International Academy of Design & Technology, Toronto, March 2002 to December 2005. Work with students from Visual Communications Faculty to create professional projects using all essential software. • Advertising Coordinator/Designer, East-West Investments Bank. Kaliningrad, Russia August 1991 - August 1998 I was a member of team that started advertising campaign to promote new private bank. • Fine Art Teacher September 1981 - June 1991 Public High School. Kaliningrad, Russia Responsible to teach students to learn drawing and oil painting. EDUCATION Computer Graphics, Diploma March 2002 International Academy of Design and Technology, Toronto, Canada Web Design, Certiﬁcate October 2002 E-wings Academy of Business and Technology, Toronto, Canada Chinese Brush Painting Summer 2001 Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada ESL, Certiﬁcate 1999 Oxford Academy, Oxford, UK Engineer-Technologist, Diploma (Degree) June 1981 Kaliningrad Technical University, Russia Oil Painting, Certiﬁcate May 1972 School of Fine Art, Dagestan, Russia SKILLS • MAC and PC computers • CS 3 (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop) • Acrobat Professional • QuarkExPress • MS Word, MS Publisher • Flash, Dreamweaver
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