Jan 2016 - Present (5 years 11 months)
• Design and developed both layout and cover for monthly issues of BQ Magazine (Business) and BQ Plus (Lifestyle)
• Coordinates directly with printers to ensure that the magazine is color accurate and up to standard.
• Developed marketing collaterals for the both BQ & Gulfstar Group (Tonino Lamborghini, Doha Rocks, Valet Express, Gulfstar Tours & Travel) which includes the following (flier, posters, business card, vouchers & magazine ads)
Senior Graphic Designer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dec 2005 - Dec 2014 (9 years)
• Developed both conceptual & final primary and secondary packaging artworks for both Mikyajy cosmetic and fragrance product lines.
• Developed 3D visuals for cosmetic products and product trays.
• Design and develop key marketing communication materials such as fliers, forms and posters for various departments (Franchise, HR & Mikyajy L&D) within the business.
• Ensure brand guidelines/creatives are followed when producing collaterals and conceptual packaging to ensure consistency across formats.
• Provide design guidance and supervise junior members of the team.
Technical Assistant and Graphic Design Coordinator
Aug 2003 - Dec 2005 (2 years 4 months)
• Develop packaging and labeling for our local food producer clients. (small-medium enterprises)
• Design and layout of our tri-annual publication (Market I Digest) and other related collaterals
• Support FFTV (sister company), 1029 (design group) and XTC (training group) with designs for their ecard, website, business cards and posters
• Supervise and coordinate exhibition design and construction for various local trade shows.
Jun 2002 - Jul 2003 (1 year 1 month)
• Developed yearbook design layouts and logo graphics
• Color correction, image manipulation and scanning of photos
• Coordinated with clients (local government agencies, publications & schools) directly to receive their feedback and comment.