Oct 2003 - Jul 2007 Lebanese American University, School of Architecture and Design B.S in Graphic Design … Read More
Oct 2003 - Jul 2007 Lebanese American University, School of Architecture and Design B.S in Graphic Design
Oct 2009-Jul 2010
Print Emphasis in Graphic Design
Minor in Advertising
Minor in Sociology
June 2002 Academies de Lyon – Ecole Francaise de Damas (Lycee Charles de Gaulle) Baccalaureat General, Sciences Economiques et Sociologiques avec Mention Specialite ES ( with Distinction )
June 2001 Academies de Lyon – Ecole Francaise de Damas (Lycee Charles de Gaulle) Baccalaureat en Literature Francaise (French Literature)
Certificat en beaux Arts avec Mention (CNED) by correspondence with the Academie des Beaux Arts de Lyon avec mention tres bien (Distinction). Read Less
Interests & hobbies
Painting, sketching and drawing
Calligraphy and type design Photography and fashion Illustration
Cinema, Arts, Music and Travel
Caring for and training dogs
Profile & Experience
I look at all things in life from a creative and inspirational point of view and find beauty and art in people, their work and environments around me. I enjoy having a unique and smart perception, which helps me stand out and be noticed. I’m a skilled creative with management and directing abilitie… Read More
I look at all things in life from a creative and inspirational point of view and find beauty and art in people, their work and environments around me. I enjoy having a unique and smart perception, which helps me stand out and be noticed. I’m a skilled creative with management and directing abilities gained through leading teams and projects in Advertising and Event management firms. Strong in creating, planning and organising all sorts of events and projects from conceptualizing identity and brand to realising the material outcome. Proven design and communication skills developed through working in multinational and high pressure environments. Self-motivated and aspiring to grow in the field of design and the arts and a natural born artist with a great set of design skills.
June 2006 – Jul 2010 Art Director in an Advertising Company (Brand-Aid/Damascus) In charge of creating brand identity and conceptualising and designing all kinds of promotional materials, product campaign management and launching events, by leading a small team with big capabilities. I had the chance to take on challenging tasks in a market new to the advertising world hence it was crucial to consult with clients directly and directing the team to reach solutions satisfactory and necessary to both the client and the future jobs of the firm which I had co-founded by being the head of the Art department.
July 2007 – Oct 2007 Internship with JWT Damascus Taking part in a creative team in charge of designing and printing all kinds of promotional and design materials.
June 2008 – Sept 2008 Internship with Promoseven Beirut Had worked within a professional creative team and contributed in the design process of many national and international brands’ promotional materials and campaigns. (Coca Cola, Mc Donalds, L’Oreal, Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, etc…)
June 2005 – Current day Self-claimed Freelancer in Graphic Design and Interior Design Designed logos and brand identities and promotional materials for many top-nudge firms in Syria and Lebanon. Designed the interiors of two 5 stars restaurants in Damascus, managed and created sports and leisureliness events.
Advanced Adobe Photoshop
Advanced Adobe Illustrator
Advanced Adobe In-design
Advanced Quark Express
Intermediate Flash and Dreamweaver
Good with Word and all Microsoft Office software.
Fluent in English, French, Arabic Good Spanish, written and conversational. Read Less