experienced (10+ yrs) freelance graphic designer, based in bulgaria, offering off-site services worldwide (via internet)

Work Samples

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  • AD CAMPAIGNS

  • CORPORATE ID

Work History

DATE OF BIRTH: > 02/09/1972 GENDER: > Female LOCATION: > Sofia, Bulgaria GRAPHIC DESIGN WORK EXPERIENCE: 2001 - present > freelance graphic designer designing packaging, press ads, corporate/brand identity, concert posters & tickets, billboards, texture designs (fabrics) for wrapping gift paper, foil and paper bags, from concept through to completion > main clients: Johnson & Johnson/ BTL Production, Sarantis Bulgaria, Balkan Entertainment Company, Vian, Screen Brothers 12/2006 - 06/2007 > Studio K/ K+K Advertising Agency (Sofia, Bulgaria) (Industry: Advertising) > senior graphic designer > responsible for creation of advertising visual concepts, corporate and brand identity, design of packaging, press ads, page layouts, billboards, starting from scratch to ready for print artwork > main clients: French Culture Institut Sofia, Zaharni Zavodi Gorna Oryahovitsa, Schneider Electric Bulgaria, Winslow 06/2004 - 03/2006 > BTL Production (Sofia, Bulgaria) (Industry: Project management) > senior graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of packaging, POS, press ads, page layouts, corporate identity, posters, billboards, starting from scratch to ready for print artwork, along with precising client's artwork files to die-cut forms and pre-flighting for exponation and print, closely co-working with constructors and brand managers > main clients: Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal Bulgaria, Beiersdorf Bulgaria, Henkel Bulgaria, Sarantis Bulgaria, Berlin Chemie Bulgaria 12/2002 - 05/2004 > Nice Pack (Sofia, Bulgaria) (Industry: POS and packaging production) > senior graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of packaging, POS, press ads, page layouts, corporative identity, posters, billboards, from concept through to completion, along with precising client's artwork files to die-cut forms and pre-flighting for exponation and print, closely co-working with constructors and brand managers > main clients: Johnson & Johnson, Beiersdorf Bulgaria, Sarantis Bulgaria, Berlin Chemie Bulgaria, ProCredit Bank 11/2001 - 11/2002 > BSH (Sofia, Bulgaria) (Industry: Web design) > graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of press ads, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, newsletters, posters, some web, working under the guidance of the art director, or for some projects independently, following established graphic guidelines or starting from scratch to ready for print artwork > main clients: ACT Soft, LEK Bulgaria, Spirig Bulgaria, UNDP 02/2001- 10/2001 > M.A.R.C. Advertising (Sofia, Bulgaria) (Industry: Advertising) > graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of press ads, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, newsletters, corporative identity, following established graphic guidelines or starting from scratch to ready for print artwork > main clients: ACT Soft, European Delegation in Bulgaria, ADIS 01/1999 - 01/2001 > Stalker Holding (Varna, Bulgaria) (Industry: Graphic design) > graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of labels, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, corporate identity, some web, under the guidance of the art director > main clients: Devnya Cement, Varna Municipality, Varna Summer Music Festival, Varna Summer Jazz Festival 04/1998 - 12/1998 > Passat (Varna, Bulgaria) (Industry: Graphic design & prepress) > graphic designer & prepress artworker > responsible for design and prepress of labels, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, along with pre-flighting client's artwork files for exponation and print 03/1996 - 02/1997 > SDD Trading (Bourgas, Bulgaria) (Industry: Gambling) > graphic designer > responsible for design and artwork of gambling machines shield layouts, corporate identity, catalogues, leaflets OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE: 04/2008 - present > New Horizons Bulgaria (Industry: Education) > class training instructor in Adobe InDesign Level 1 and Adobe Illustrator Level 1 10/1993 - 11/1995 10/1997 - 03/1998 > Darimex (Varna, Bulgaria) (industry: International trade with papers and printing inks) > technical assistant > responsible for correspondence with contragents (English, German, Bulgarian Languages), tracking deliveries and payments, including organizing of spedition (import, export, re-export), issuing documents such as invoices, custom's papers, etc. 05/1993 - 10/1993 > Varna Airport (Varna, Bulgaria) (industry: Transportation) > passenger attendant, check-in TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: (PC/Windows) > Corel DRAW (Excellent) > Adobe Photoshop (Excellent) > Adobe Illustrator (Excellent) > Adobe Acrobat (Excellent) > Adobe InDesign (Very Good) > QuarkXPress (Very Good) > Adobe Page Maker (Good) > Macromedia Dreamweaver (Basic) LANGUAGES: > Bulgarian (Native) > German (Very Good) > English (Very Good) > Russian (Basic) PERSONAL ADVANTAGES: > well organized > highly responsible > attentive to details > accurate > dealing with tight deadlines EDUCATION: 1986-1991: Foreign Language School (Varna, Bulgaria) (main course - German, secondary course - English) 1991-1994: Economic University (Varna, Bulgaria) International Tourism (unfinished)

Education

Foreign Language School

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