Ilya Lobanov

Brisbane, Australia
I am a passionate and driven designer who strives to work in a creative environment where open communication and collaborative creativity is encouraged. My ideal workplace is where imagination is thriving and originality is nurtured.

Work Experience

Website Blue

Design Lead

Delivering creative projects to an exceptional standard of craftsmanship.
• Providing detailed project estimates and quotes to project and sales managers.
• Creation of detailed specifications documents for internal staff and external suppliers.
• Advisory role in kick off meetings with clients and the brainstorming phase.
• Mentoring and contributing to the professional development of junior team members technical and creative development.
• Managing junior team members time and work load.
• Providing training and contributing to knowledge share discussions.
• Presenting work to clients as well as internal departments.
• Assisting project managers with the recruitment of freelance resources and suppliers, screening & interviewing potential candidates.
• Assisting project managers with reviewing work in other departments and providing quality control throughout a creative project.
August 2011 - Present Australia

Website Blue

Senior Designer

Design of websites, logotype & corporate identity design, brand creation and design of print materials; direction and mentorship of junior colleagues; project management and client liaison; customer relations.
August 2006 - August 2011 Brisbane, Australia

Label Power

Graphic Designer

Creating and setting up artwork for labels for digital and offset labels. Managing and ordering printer dies and plates for production. Overlooking printing processes and ensuring final artwork produced to specs. Direct client communication and management.
August 2004 - August 2006 Brisbane, Australia

Languages

English (Fluent),
Russian (Native),
French (Beginner),

Awards

International Academy Of The Visual Arts

W³ - Silver Award Winner

2013

The Communicator Awards

Award of Distinction

201106

Australian Web Awards

Finalist for Best Overall HTML / CSS

2011

The Communicator Awards

Award of Distinction

201007

Australian Web Awards

Finalist for Not for Profit

2010

Skills

Branding, CSS, HTML, Logotype Design, Project Management, Flash Animation, Graphic Design, Print Design, Web Design, Website Design,