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Ghada Wali

Freelance Graphic Designer

Cairo, Egypt
I am self-employed graphic designer/illustrator, specialized in branding, based in Cairo. My aim is simple, produce local flavored work that meets a global taste and understanding. I provide designs that are aimed to bring ideas or products from brief to life. I aim to produce new, original, meanigful, functional, emotional conceptual design solutions. I focus on producing diverse, simple, eye-satisfactory designs that transfer a message and excites brains to think differently. With a priority of delivering the goals of my clients, listening to them and provide them with tailored work, resulting in a raise of profiles, increased recognition and sales.

Services:

Branding/Corporate Identity
BTL Advertising
Web-design
Online Applications/Game Design
Graphical Illustrations
Book Design/Magazine Design
Packaging
Info Graphics
Information System
Work Experience
Cairo, Egypt
2007
Freelance Graphic designer
Cairo, Egypt
Sep 2012Present
MI7 Advertising
Art Director
Cairo, Egypt
20122013
American University in Cairo
Teaching Asssistant
Cairo, Egypt
2012
Graphic Designer
Cairo, Egypt
2010
Cairo, Egypt
2009
Graphic Design Tutor
Cairo, Egypt
2009
Cairo, Egypt
2008
Goethe Institute
Street Interviewer & Blogger
Cairo, Egypt
20062007
ManorHouse School, Port Said School, St. Fatima School.
Art IGCSE Teaching Assistant
Education
Cairo, Egypt
20022005
Cambridge University
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
Cairo, Egypt
20062011
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) with Honors, in Graphic Design
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Arabic (Fluent)
Skills
 
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design, Adobe Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, FontLab Studio, Internet, MS Office, Presentation Skills
Awards
2010
German University in Cairo
Highest BA Thesis Score
2008
German University in Cairo
The Top 10 Students Award
2006
Cambridge University
The British Council Award
workshops
_ Khatt Foundation Arabic Type Design Workshop, Dubai. at Tashkeel,
( Arabic Calligraphy, Arabic Lettering, Arabic Type Design 1, Arabic Type
Design 2, Typography.) November 2012.

_ Digital Marketing Arts Seminar, Cairo, September 2012.

_F+F Schule Fur Kunst Und Mediendesign, a collaboration between
design students from Egypt & Switzerland, after the Egyptian Revolution,
Zurich, February 2011

_Dubai Lynx Annual Worksop, Seminars and Awards Ceremony: March
2010.

_Dubai Lynx Annual Worksop, Seminars and Awards Ceremony: March
2009.

_AGI. Alliance Graphic International Seminar. Agi Congress Istanbul; The
Beauty of the Chaos: 13-17 October 2009.

_Grafist 13 International. Istanbul Graphic Design Week: 12-17 October
2009.

_”Gender Design” with Utta Brandon: November 2009.

_”Power of Typography” with Bruno Maag from Dalton Maag London:
May 2009.

_ Bookbinding | Photography | Wood | Metal | Molding | Arabic & Latin
Calligraphy | Lino Printing | Letterpress.

_ Manual composition workshop,
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst , Leipzig, Germany: August
2007
Extra Curricular Activities
_I was invited to exhibit 3 of my projects in 2 exhibitions in London :“In the City”
& “The censored”: October 2013.

_ Participated in the university exhibitions for six consecutive semesters.

_Held an own exhibition in both Faculty of Fine Arts and Faculty of Applied
Arts, Cairo University.

_Created an own typeface | font.