Over twenty years of visual arts experience. Began creating artworks the traditional method, enhanced by the digital revolution, now combining skills acquired from the past and the present. I have adapted in the constantly evolving web-phenomenon and the social media. Specialties: adobe photoshop / illustrator, digital arts, digital photography, photo retouching and enhancement, digital compositing and imaging, digital painting, 3d arts, 2d arts, traditional arts, character design, caricature, graphics design.

Work Samples

  • Digital Caricatures

  • Photoshop Brush Art

  • Traditional Arts

Work History

  • Founder

    • igoohit
    • Jan 2008 - Present (9 years 5 months)

    igoohit is my own personal brand creation. I fabricate designs that are classical and timeless, strive to learn, utilize and apply my acquired skills towards my artistic brand goals. Focusing on web content creation that is worthwhile, useful and entertaining.

  • Graphic Artist / Social Media Content Creator

    • JWT Kuwait
    • May 2006 - Present (11 years 1 month)

    i'm a graphic artist who specializes in enhancing writing by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. the illustration may be intended to clarify complicated concepts or objects that are difficult to describe textually.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Horizon FCB Kuwait
    • May 2003 - May 2006 (3 years)

    Assembles together images, typography or motion graphics to create a piece of design. Creates the graphics primarily for published, printed or electronic media, such as brochures and advertising. Responsible for typesetting, illustration, user interfaces, and web design. A core responsibility is to present information in a way that is both accessible and memorable.

  • Inhouse Graphic Designer

    • Khazan Meat Factory (Kuwait)
    • May 2002 - May 2003 (1 year)

    Worked on packaging and branding projects. Ensured projects that suit the marketing and communication needs of the company. Required to be a creative thinker with the ability to bring ideas to life in a beautiful manner. Rendered strong presentation skills and the ability to substantiate critical design directions.

  • Graphics Designer

    • Beidoun
    • 2003 - 2003

    Part time artist / designer.

  • Freelance Artist

    • Igoohit
    • Jan 2001 - May 2002 (1 year 4 months)

    Commissioned works from San Miguel Packaging Plant doing collateral materials, exhibition designs, presentations, special events etc. Took the extra time learning the latest graphic softwares as well as enhancing other creative skills.

  • Inhouse Graphic Designer

    • Americana Cake (Jeddah KSA)
    • Dec 1998 - Dec 2000 (2 years)

    Tasked to oversee consistency in all the packaging and advertising materials of all the cake brands. Worked under the Marketing Department (Egypt), provided new concept designs in branding the products according to the trends at that time. Supervised the printing (Riyadh KSA) of the latest package designs to ensure quality was in order.

Education

  • University of Santo Tomas

    • BFA Major in Advertising Fine Arts
    • 1988 - 1992

    Advertising is a dynamic industry of ideas that informs, inspires and entertains. Students have a foundation of both the design and business side of advertising. The program is an overview and application of advertising principles introducing concepts of advertising, research, artistic, creative, and psychological aspects to advertising and sales promotional activities. It introduces the basic and advance principles of design and drawing, with emphasis on the communicative aspects of the arts. The concentration is the creative utilization of the various media available in the pursuit of truth and responsible advertising.

  • University of Santo Tomas

    • Commercial Arts Fine Arts
    • 1987 - 1988

    The UST College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA) provides courses to its applicants which leads to a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Advertising Arts, BFA major in Painting and others.

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