Konstantinos (Kostís) Petridis

Graphic Designer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hello! I'm Kostís, a graphic designer imported from Greece. I am a dedicated progressive creative with experience that began in Print, now designing fluidly across Media. If you want to talk about a project or if you want to suggest an awesome sci-fi novel, send me an e-mail.

Work Experience

Purpose/Built

Senior Graphic Designer

February 2017 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Self-Employed

Graphic Designer

January 2014 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Intent

Senior Graphic Designer

Senior Designer on the INTENT team. Work collaboratively and independently on several cross-media projects including branding development, campaigns, annual reports, infographics, websites and more. Responsible for several aspects of each creative project—including creative development, refinement, launch and more.
May 2015 - Ontario, Canada

Visible Media

Graphic Designer

Collaborated with the creative department (designers and developers) on client projects from concept to production. A wide range of UI and UX design focused projects such as promotional material, ipad learning modules, websites, social media applications, and on-line games for clients such as eBay and Bell Media.
September 2012 - May 2015 Ontario, Canada

Elixirion Design Lab

Creative Director / Co-owner

Worked collaboratively and managed several key client relationships including Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra, Goethe Institut-Thessaloniki, the Conservatory of Florina, the Opera of Thessaloniki and many others. Responsible for everything required to run a full-service agency.
September 2006 - February 2012 Greece

Applied Arts Studies College

Instructor of Adobe Illustrator and Presentation Techniques.

Taught Adobe Illustrator to 1st-year Graphic Design students and Presentation Techniques to 3rd-year Interior Design students.
September 2007 - July 2009 Greece

Rëd Creative

Graphic Designer

Work with account reps and art director on various marketing campaigns and branding projects. Included in every stage of the creative process: concept development, group brainstorming sessions, collaborating with copywriters and photographers, production, pre-press and press approvals.
September 2005 - September 2006 Greece

Colibri

Graphic Designer

Junior Graphic Designer on the creative team. Worked with Senior Designers and Copywriters and was involved in the branding development of various important businesses of Thessaloniki, Greece.
September 2004 - April 2005 Greece

Education

University Of Central Lancashire

Master of Arts

September 2008 - September 2009 Thessaloniki, Greece

Applied Arts Studies College

HND

September 2001 - June 2004 Thessaloniki, Greece

Languages

English (Fluent),
Greek (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art-direction, Mac Environment, Windows Environment,

Publications

Applied Arts Magazine (#158), 2016
Thessaloniki Graphic Design 1980–2009, Red Creative, 2010
The Big Book of Self Promotion, Collins Design, 2009
Design for Special Events, Rockport Publishers, 2008
Greek Graphic Design and Illustration Awards Catalogue, Graphopress, 2008
Graphis Poster Annual 2007, Graphis Inc., 2007
+DESIGN magazine (#52), Graphopress, 2007
Adobe Magazine (#24), Kostas Tegopoulos, 2007