Raquib Ahmed

Graphic Designer

Columbus, OH, USA

Work Experience

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Columbus

Graphic Designer

As a volunteer graphic designer, i had the opportunity to help create stunning visual graphics for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus.
2018 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

Columbus Book Project

Graphic Designer

Graphic designer for the Columbus Book Project. Responsibilities include creating layouts, infographics, logos, icons, prepress, managing assets for projects.

The Columbus Book Project is a collection of notable photographers, artists, designers, writers, and businesses rolled into a stunning 250-page, full-color coffee-table book about Columbus, Ohio.

Within the pages of this book, we’ve curated an experience of Columbus you’ve never seen. As an incubator of art, cuisine, design, and fashion, Columbus’ creative culture continues to thrive. Come in. Explore it with us–the grit, the color, the vibe–and celebrate the unique evolution of this city, as seen through the lens and words of The Columbus Book Project.
2016 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

National Vision

Graphic Designer

As a Graphic & Web Designer i am responsible for working with our Digital Content Team to create a variety of graphics to be used on the company websites, blogs, social media outlets, marketing campaigns and internal communications. In addition, the role requires creation of basic web pages. This position is part of a team working to accurately portray our brand aesthetics through visual communication.

Core brands: AC Lens, Discount Glasses, Discount Contact Lenses, Frame Boutique
Secondary Brands: Lens Catalogue, Military Contact Lenses, Military Optical
Partner brands: CVS, Sam's Club, Walmart
2015 - 2018 Ohio, United States

Knockout Concepts

Graphic Designer & Photographer

At Knockout Concepts i worked as a designer who was in charge of creating a whole new brand based on ideas that were completely revolutionary in the modern tech world. That meant creating a brand identity and marketing position as unique as their values and products.

My responsibilities included creating a brand for knockout concepts, including logos, style guides, graphics and also shooting event photography during various Maker Fairs and innovation events.
2014 - 2015 Ohio, United States

Katalina

Graphic Designer & Food Photographer

As a freelance graphic designer and photographer for Katalina's i've worked very close with the cafe to create all of their marketing, branding, web design, hosting/cms and photography solutions. The photos that i've shot with them have appeared in several national and local food magazines.
2012 - 2015 Ohio, United States

Ohio Technology Consortium

Graphic Designer

My responsibilities at OH-TECH included maintaining a brand standard, create marketing materials including several international publications on supercomputing research, create web UI materials, maintain web pages through Drupal portals, and also help with annual summer camps in partnership with Intel, OSU and The National Science Foundation.

Brands: OH-TECH, The Ohio Supercomputer Center, Ohio Academic Resources Network, OhioLINK, eStudent Services, Summer Institute, Young Women's Summer Institute, AweSim
2011 - 2015 Columbus, Ohio, United States

CCAD Mind Market

Graphic Designer

Summer internship with CCAD Mind Market as a graphic designer, working with clients such as the city of Columbus, Ologie, CDC, Jefferson Arts.
2014 - 2015 Ohio, United States

Maximin

Graphic Designer

Volunteering with Maximin gave me the opportunity to see how an organization such as this is created from the beginning to its establishment. I had the chance to work on their web, and marketing projects as well as document some of their public events.
2013 - 2014 Columbus, Ohio, United States

Ghinda

Photographer

Working with Ghinda i had the opportunities to shoot designer wedding dresses, environmental studio photography, events and fashion shoots in collaboration with several local businesses such as Jeni's ice cream, Igloo letterpress, Virtue Salon, High Line Car House and more. A few of my photos made their way to local and national publications such as Bride Magazine, 614 and more.
2013 - 2014 Ohio, United States

Education

Columbus College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Focus on Advertising & Graphic Design (AD/GR) and Photography
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Bengali (Native),

Skills

Advertising, Art Direction, Branding, Character Design, Creative Direction, Digital Art, Editorial Design, Graphic Design, Icon Design, Illustration, Packaging, Photography, Print Design, Typography, UI/UX, Web Design,

Recommendations

Elizabeth Cale
Digital Content Manager

"Raquib is a talented problem solver. I work with him on a daily basis on both design and photography projects, and I have been extremely satisfied with the results. He listens well and creates unique solutions. I would trust him with any of my creative needs."



S Brooks Myers
Founder and CEO at Knockout Concepts

"Raquib takes branding to the next level. He is best at creating clean and precise graphics after much listening and diligent iterating. His careful eye for balance adds to his ability to generate professional grade look and feel."



Kathleen Day
Owner, Katalina's Cafe/Creative & Branding consultant

"Raquib is that rare designer who has a refined aesthetic sense but is even-keeled about making changes in order to sell a product or communicate a message even if that means making the design or photo less "art" and more "commerce". He's one of the easiest people I've ever worked with or had work for me."



Shay-Jahen Merritté
Experienced Creative Strategist

"I had the immense pleasure to work with Raquib, while he was working with Ghinda Couture Bridal Studio. I was working on a project in conjunction with Ghinda, and our photographer for the shoot dropped out last minute, and Raquib very ably jumped in and made magic. With very little preparation he was able to create beautiful fashion shots that were beyond what I expected with little direction. His creativity, skill and confidence were outstanding!"



Ian MacConnell
Director of Digital Strategy at Battelle

"Raquib is incredibly talented. Whether you are looking for art direction, design, photography or all around creative, Raquib delivers. Remarkably, in the four years I worked with Raquib, I don't think I've ever heard him say an unkind word or complain once. His kind and gentle manner are equaled only by his knowledge of digital design and all of skills needed to do amazing work."