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Rawad Saghir

Head of Design

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 555776307

I like to make things! Create concepts and translate them into visual reality.

My language is Art and my tool is Design. My background is influenced by illustration and sculpture and my academic journey is in Graphic Design. My in-depth experience and achievements are a testament to my skills and ability including digital and multi-media productions. A true love of all things ‘Design’, I am passionate and able to apply all that I have learned into my work.
Work Experience
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jun 2014Present
HEAD OF DESIGN
Roma, Italy
Dec 2013Jul 2014
CO-FOUNDER / CCO
Achievements:
- Corporate identity design, including apps interface designs, website, blog, promotional videos and printed materials.
Florence, Italy
Nov 2013Apr 2014
ADVERTISING DIRECTOR
Achievements:
- Corporate identity redesign, including website and promotional materials.
Amman, Jordan
Nov 2009Dec 2010
CHIEF EDITOR AND ANIMATOR
Achievements:
- Designing the website of the company www.fluidproductions.jo
- Visual identity of the company’s most successful TV show “BATH BAYAKHA” http://www.youtube.com/user/bathbayakha
Amman, Jordan
Apr 2006Oct 2009
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Doha, Qatar
Jan 2006Apr 2006
Safran Media Group
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Jan 2005Jul 2005
CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Achievements:
- Corporate identity design of Al Aqariya Group and subsidiaries
- Al Aqariya Font
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sep 2004Dec 2004
Alwan Art Productions (Aldeera TV / Arabian Travel TV)
CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Apr 2004Aug 2004
OK, USA
Jan 2004Apr 2004
LAB TECHNICIAN (Mac Graphics Lab)
Education
Florence, Italy
Apr 2011Apr 2012
MASTER PROFESSIONAL IN GRAPHIC DESIGN (New media & Web communication)
Berlin, Germany
Apr 2007May 2007
CERTIFICATE in (3D Computer Graphics | MAYA and Visualisation in TV-Productions)
Edmond, OK, USA
Jan 2000May 2004
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (B.F.A) in GRAPHIC DESIGN
Chosen as a member of the Dean's Honor Roll as a result of outstanding scholastic achievement for the spring semester of 2003.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Apr 1999Aug 1999
Gulf Training and Animation Production Center
CERTIFICATE in (SoftImage|3D)
Cairo, Egypt
Apr 1998Dec 1998
Art School of Egypt
CERTIFICATE in Sculpture and Watercolor
Languages
 
Arabic (Native), English (Fluent), Italian (Conversational)
Skills
 
3D Visualization, Advertising, Art, Character Concept, Graphic Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, New Media, Photography, Sculpture, Storyboarding, Team Management, Typeface Design, User Interface Design, Video Editing, Video Production, Visual Communication, Visual Effects
Awards
2014
Project was selected for the acceleration program
2013
Auggie Awards - Best AR Campaign
2012
Winner of “Ad campaign contest against Drink Driving” sponsored by TENAX Night Club and Comune di Firenze
2012
Work published on the cover of "The Florentine Magazine"
2011
Winner of scholarship for IED Master of Graphic Design
Clients
UAE

- ETIHAD Airways http://www.etihad.com/en-ae/
- SENAAT Group http://www.senaat.co
- Al AQARIYA Group http://www.alaqariya.tv

ITALY

- GOLD http://www.goldworld.it
- ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DJ http://www.accademiaitalianadj.it/en/
- NEW JOKER STAFF http://www.newjokerstaff.com/newjoker.com/wip.html
- PROPAGANDA Records Label http://www.last.fm/label/Propaganda+Records

JORDAN

- ORANGE http://www.orange.co.uk
- Al ABDALI http://www.abdali.jo

QATAR

- Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry http://qatarchamber.com/site/