ELENA TSALI

Art-director, graphic designer, artist

Athens, Greece

Work Experience

BBDO

Art-Director

I worked as an Art-Director for BBDO Athens and I art-directed a wide range of brands of BBDO clients such as Wringley’s, Famous Grouse, Stolichnaya, Pepsico,
Fage, Evga, Red Bull, Sarah Lawrence, Trofeclet, Lay's, Eza, Ivi and others.
I specialised in packaging, brochure and logo design at the Art department of the company.
February 2002 - June 2012 Greece

Education

Central Saint Martins University Of Art And Design

Bachelor in Graphic Design

BA (Honors) Central Saint Martins, University of London
in Graphic Design.
Typography, Graphic design, Illustration, Photography and Advertising supervised by David Blamey and Andrew Hall.
September 1997 - June 2001 United Kingdom

Plakas Art Centre

HND in Art & Design and Architecture (Higher National Diploma)

Photography, Design, Painting, Architecture, Painting, Art, History of Art supervised by Sofia Alexiou.



Also I completed a two-year study on Drawing and Painting, at Plakas Art Center in Athens with the fine artist, Sofia Alexiou, 1995-1997.
September 1996 - August 1997 Greece

Doukas School

High School Diploma

High School Diploma, Doukas School in Athens, 1993-1996.
September 1993 - June 1996 Greece

Languages

Greek (Native),
English (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Colour, Concepts, Creation, Design, Ideas, Image Manipulation, Images, Layout, Packaging, Photography, Typography, Visual Arts,

short cv in Greek

ΕΛΕΝΑ ΤΣΑΛΗ

Γεννήθηκε το 1978 στην Αθήνα. Πήρε Bachelor of Arts (Honoυrs)
στο Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design στο Λονδίνο. Έχει επιμεληθεί της εταιρικής ταυτότητας αρκετών brands. Ασχολείται με τη φωτογραφία και το σχέδιο. Εργάστηκε ως Art Director στη διαφημιστική εταιρεία BBDO Athens, για 10 χρόνια. Εκεί ειδικεύτηκε στο σχεδιασμό συσκευασίας, εντύπου και λογοτύπου. Τέλος, έκανε δύο solo εκθέσεις φωτογραφίας και έλαβε μέρος σε τρείς ομαδικές εκθέσεις.

Exhibitions

Fine Art Photography & Design

Origami clothing, Pavement, group design exhibition, Soho, London, 2000.

3 Artists -6 Captures, group exhibition of photography, theme based on the environment, Beyond art gallery, Athens,2008.

Double Moments, solo exhibition of photography, Beyond art gallery, Athens, 2008.

Continuous Moments, solo exhibition of photography, Beyond art gallery, Athens and Rose of the Wind store, Spetses, 2007.


Coincidences and Constructs, group exhibition : Interpretation of the everyday, photosynkyria, Yeni tzami / Arhaiologikon Mousio, Thessaloniki, 2004.

Group exhibition of Athens advertising companies for a social cause, representing BBDO Athens, 365 Universal Days of the Environment, Gaia, Goulandris Natural History Museum of Athens, 2003.

Freelance work/ graphic design and photography

Stelios Kouloglou documentary (2nd place in Thessaloniki Film Festival), freelance work leaflet, poster, flyer for Whistleblowers, 2005.

Davaris Textiles, freelance work Illustrations and photography Future Art, 2002.

N. Vernicos, freelance work, 2013.

Another Circus advertising, freelance work, 2014.

Achievements

DISPLAY A WALLET/ C.S.M.

Winner of the competition with the theme:
Display the new Paul Smith’s wallet, Covent Garden,
London, United Kingdom, 2000.

GYMNASTRADA

Member of Doukas school gymnastics/dancing team representing Greece in 10th Gymnastrada in Berlin, nominated with the 8th place, 1995.