Creative multi-faceted professional with emphasis on multimedia, branding and production design. For the last 15 years I have been involved in advertising and design industry, 8 of which on managing positions, have led more than 20 teams of multinational talents in global companies throughout the world. Experience includes working for advertising agencies, publishing houses and private clients on print, digital and multimedia projects. I'm also active in film/video industry as production designer and art director. Being very sensitive to good taste, I tend to create unique, modern and elegant products for my clients. Clients include: BSBG, ALFRED ANGELO, BMW, VOLKSWAGEN, JAGUAR, LAND ROVER, COCA-COLA, UNILEVER, CHIQUITA, MASTERCARD, UNICREDIT BANK, XINGYE BANK. Collaborated for the following publications: GLAMOUR, TATLER, GQ, SHAPE, HARPER’S BAZAAR, WALLPAPER and others. Fluent in English, Spanish, German Russian, basic Mandarin. Relocation possible.

Work Samples

  • GALA Russia

  • SHANGHAI TANG EDM

  • GLAMOUR Russia

Work History

EXPERIENCE: Associate Creative Director, ZEN Communication, 03/2014 - 06/2015, Shanghai, China Creative direction of advertising campaigns and branding projects (clients: Chiquita , Unilever, XingYe Bank). Global Art Director, Bestway, 11/2014 - 04/2015, Shanghai, China Creative leader of the global design team. Concept developing and execution supervision of new product design, corporate marketing campaigns, visual identity, packaging, photography. Art Director, Card eMotion, 02/2013 - 02/2014, Shanghai, China Creative leadership of Shanghai office of Card eMotion. It's advertising agency specializing mostly on digital marketing and innovative marketing technologies, but also works a lot on branding and graphic design projects. Clients include BMW, JAGUAR, VW Group China and others. Art Director, Designer, Illustrator, Production Designer, freelancer, 05/2006 - present, Worldwide • Project based art director for advertising agencies (Leo Burnett - Hong Kong, JWT - Russia, McCann Erickson - Russia and others). Clients include MASTERCARD, UNICREDIT BANK, MERCEDES-BENZ, NIVEA, TUPPERWARE. • Production designer and art director for films and videos (Los Angeles, USA). • Production manager and art director for photo and video shootings (Guangzhou, China). • Interior designer for private clients. (USA, Cyprus, Russia, Moldova). • Art directed SHAPE, GALA and ITALIA magazines (Russian editions). Developed from scratch design and layout for OK!, AEROFLOT, OUTDOOR MEDIA Magazines (Russia). Redesigned ABILITY Magazine (USA). • Contributed as designer for GLAMOUR, GQ, ICONS, WALLPAPER, GALA, HARPER’S BAZAAR, HOOLIGAN (all Russia), CANCAN (Romania). • Contributed as designer for BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP. • Art director for IMRUSSIA.ORG (USA). • Branding, advertising and digital design for private clients. • Contributing illustrator for GLAMOUR, CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER, SHAPE, TATLER, TOP SANTE, ICONS, WALLPAPER, ITALIA, CANCAN, MAXIM (Russian and Romanian editions). Graphic Designer, CONDE NAST publishing house, 02/2005 - 05/2006, Moscow, Russia • Designed and illustrated 16 issues of GLAMOUR magazine and supplements. • Checked color proofs, photographed beauty products. Designer, BLITZ-PRINT Ad Agency, 11/03 - 02/04, Berlin, Germany • Designed and illustrated 3 issues of BLITZ magazine. • Developed corporate identity projects. Advertising Designer, STOLICHNAYA VETCHERNYAYA GAZETA (New Media Publishing Group), 05/03 - 09/03, Moscow, Russia • Developed advertising modules for STOLICHNAYA newspaper, newspaper supplement and SEKRET FIRMY magazine. • Proofed the in-coming advertising modules. Supported corporate identity. Graphic Designer, freelancer, 11/2001 - 11/2003, Linz, Austria • Production of STRUKT Magazine. • Designed corporate identity for private clients. Graphic Designer, Illustrator, advertising agency DED MOROZ, 07/02 - 09/02, Moscow, Russia • Supported advertising projects of 4 product brands. • Created story-boards for commercial videos. EDUCATION: Kunstunivertität Linz, Austria (1999-2004) Print Graphics (Master of Arts) Courses taken: Cultural Studies – Print Graphics – Photography – Gender Studies – Installation – Concept – Art and Public Space – Art History – Art Theory – Art Morphology - Painting – Performance and Action – Philosophy – Project Management – Space – Perception Theory – Drawing – Experimental Film – Computer School of Art and Design Weissensee, Berlin, Germany (Sep’03-Jan’04) Print Graphics (Under the ERASMUS Exchange program) Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, Chisinau, Moldova, (1998-1999) Print Graphics College of Fine Arts, Chisinau, Moldova, (1994-1998) Painting Academy of Photography, Moscow, Russia (2006) Digital Photography (Certificate) International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria (2000) Photography (Certificate) SKILLS: Adobe CS (Print and Web), QuarkXPress, Adobe Acrobat, CorelDraw, MS Office. Mac and Windows. Direction of photo shootings, post-production, color separation. Strong illustration skills. Fluent in English, German, Romanian, Spanish, Russian. SPECIAL INTERESTS: illustration (www.lelikblagov.com), photography, painting, singing, travelling. REFERENCES: Please find references at my LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/in/annablagovidova

Education

  • Kunstuniversitat Linz

    • Master of Arts Fine Arts (Graphics)
    • 1999 - 2004

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