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  • Mila Petkova

    freelance graphic designer with 15+ yrs of experience

    Varna, Bulgaria

Experienced (15+ yrs) freelance graphic designer, based in Bulgaria, offering off-site services worldwide (via internet)

Work Samples

  • CONCERTS

  • AD CAMPAIGNS

  • CORPORATE ID

Work History

  • freelance graphic designer

    • -
    • ??????? ????, Bulgaria
    • Feb 2001 - Present (16 years 10 months)

    Graphic design for packaging (both primary and secondary -- labels, boxes, sleeves, etc.), print/ outdoor/ POS design for advertising and promo campaigns (incl. press ads, posters, billboards, leaflets, flyers, banners, POS -- shelftalkers, shelf liners, wobblers, stickers, etc.), print and outdoor design for concerts and live club gigs (posters, facebook event covers, billboards, tickets, invitations, press ads, backstage badges, etc.), corporate/ brand ID, logo design, page layouts, book & CD covers, from concept through to completion. Main clients: Sopharma, Johnson & Johnson/ BTL Production, Screen Brothers, Menthol, Sarantis Bulgaria, Balkan Entertainment Company, Vian, Ecomaat.

  • class training instructor in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator

    • New Horizons Bulgaria
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Apr 2008 - Jun 2008 (2 months)
  • senior graphic designer

    • Studio K/ K+K Advertising
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Dec 2006 - Jun 2007 (6 months)

    Responsible for creation of advertising visual concepts, corporate and brand ID, 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

  • senior graphic designer & pre-press artworker

    • BTL Production
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Jun 2004 - Mar 2006 (1 year 9 months)

    Responsible for design and prepress of packaging (both primary and secondary), promo boxes, POS materials for advertising and promo campaigns (displays, counter displays, floor stands, wobblers, shelf talkers, shelf stoppers, etc.), 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, printers, sales and brand managers. Main clients: Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal Bulgaria, Beiersdorf Bulgaria, Henkel Bulgaria, Sarantis Bulgaria, Berlin Chemie Bulgaria.

  • senior graphic designer & pre-press artworker

    • Nice Pack
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Dec 2002 - May 2004 (1 year 5 months)

    Responsible for design and prepress of packaging (both primary and secondary), promo boxes, POS materials for advertising and promo campaigns (displays, counter displays, floor stands, wobblers, shelf talkers, shelf stoppers, etc.), press ads, page layouts, corporate ID, 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, sales and brand managers. Main clients: Johnson & Johnson, Beiersdorf Bulgaria, Sarantis Bulgaria, Berlin Chemie Bulgaria, ProCredit Bank.

  • print graphic designer

    • BSH
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Nov 2001 - Nov 2002 (1 year)

    Responsible for design and prepress of press ads, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, book covers, newsletters, posters, some web, working under the guidance of the art director, or for some projects -- independently, following established graphic design guidelines or starting from scratch to ready for print artwork. Main clients: ACT Soft, LEK Bulgaria, Spirig Bulgaria, UNDP.

  • graphic designer

    • MARC Advertising
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Feb 2001 - Oct 2001 (8 months)

    Responsible for design and prepress of press ads, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, newsletters, corporate ID, following established graphic guidelines or starting from scratch to ready for print artwork. Main clients: ACT Soft, European Delegation in Bulgaria, ADIS.

  • graphic designer

    • Stalker
    • Varna, Bulgaria
    • Jan 1999 - Jan 2001 (2 years)

    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.

  • graphic designer & prepress artworker

    • Passat
    • Varna, Bulgaria
    • Apr 1998 - Dec 1998 (8 months)

    Design and prepress of labels, page layouts, brochures, leaflets, along with pre-flighting client's artwork files for color separation/ films and print.

  • technical assistant

    • Darimex
    • Varna, Bulgaria
    • Oct 1997 - Mar 1998 (5 months)

    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.

  • graphic designer

    • SDD Trading
    • Burgas, Bulgaria
    • Mar 1996 - Feb 1997 (11 months)

    Design and artwork for gambling machines shield layouts, corporate identity, catalogues, leaflets

  • technical assistant

    • Darimex
    • Varna, Bulgaria
    • Oct 1993 - Nov 1995 (2 years 1 month)

    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.

  • passenger attendant/ check-in

    • Varna Airport
    • Varna, Bulgaria
    • May 1993 - Oct 1993 (5 months)

Education

  • University of Economics

    • not finished International Tourism
    • 1991 - 1994
  • Foreign Language School

    • graduate German/ English
    • 1986 - 1991

Specialties

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