Huda Al Ayoubi

Illustrator, Designer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
I'm a passionate and ambitious visual creator, with a particular affinity for character design, illustration, and branding. I'm always excited to experiment and try new things, and I love working with progressive and innovative teams to make beautiful, functional design that makes peoples' lives more vivid and joyful.

Work Experience

Fikra Design

Intern

Was an active part of the team. Attended meetings, designed publications and packaging, and did lots of branding and illustration. Provided plenty of jokes and coffee capsules.
June 2016 - August 2016 United Arab Emirates

Dubai Design And Fashion Council

Graphic Designer

In-house temp designer at DDFC. At a critical time during which the company was quite new, I was its first in-house designer. I worked to streamline the team's design efficiency and familiarity DDFC's visual identity, and helped to found the creative department within DDFC.
October 2017 - December 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Freelance

Illustration, Graphic Design

I've been doing art and illustration commissions for a long time, starting from selling drawings to friends at school, and moving onto doing a variety of scales of commissions over Paypal. Drawing other people's characters is particularly my favorite.
2014 - Present

Rouya Consultancy

Graphic Designer

Designing and curating not only the brand of Rouya, but also its clients, both internally and externally. This included creating cohesive brands, designing internal stationary, and fleshing out the brand identity, tone, and social media presence, as well as designing external communications with clients and the media. Also got exposed to working in PR and interacting with local and international press and media. Designed websites and social media posts.
February 2018 - October 2018 United Arab Emirates

Amzan

Graphic designer & Design manager

Helped to start the company and provided insight and support to the business consultation team. Created branding collateral and several rebranding ideations.

October 2018 - April 2019 United Arab Emirates

Education

American University Of Sharjah

Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication

Majored in Visual Communication, which includes graphic design, branding, photography, illustration and sequential art, typography, and screen printing.
September 2013 - May 2017 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Languages

English (Native),
Arabic (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Branding, Character Design, Character Illustration, Editorial Design, Illustration, Lettering, Procreate, Screen Printing, Street Photography,

Exhibitions

Hunar Gallery Dubai, June 2015
Middle East Film and Comiccon Artist Alley, April 2016-2018
Six Degrees Graduation Exhibition at D3, June 2017
Change, Coordinates, + Someone else with Design House, 1971, and Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, March 2017.

Event Management Volunteering

Middle East Film and Comiccon Staff 2013-2016
GAMES14 Convention 2014
ING- Creatives & Fikra Designs 2016