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Rawad Saghir

Head of Design

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

M & C Saatchi Ltd

HEAD OF DESIGN

June 2014 - Present Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Snapback Technology Development

CO-FOUNDER / CCO

Achievements:
- Corporate identity design, including apps interface designs, website, blog, promotional videos and printed materials.
December 2013 - July 2014 Roma, Italy

AID Accademia Italiana DJ

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

Achievements:
- Corporate identity redesign, including website and promotional materials.
November 2013 - April 2014 Florence, Italy

Fluid Productions

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
November 2009 - December 2010 Amman, Jordan

(A)TV

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

April 2006 - October 2009 Amman, Jordan

Safran Media Group

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

January 2006 - April 2006 Doha, Qatar

Al Aqariya Real Estate TV 1, 2

CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Achievements:
- Corporate identity design of Al Aqariya Group and subsidiaries
- Al Aqariya Font
January 2005 - July 2005 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Alwan Art Productions (Aldeera TV / Arabian Travel TV)

CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

September 2004 - December 2004 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Garman Productions (Audio-Video-Film)

INTERNSHIP

April 2004 - August 2004 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

University Of Central Oklahoma

LAB TECHNICIAN (Mac Graphics Lab)

January 2004 - April 2004 Oklahoma, United States

Education

Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED) - Florence

MASTER PROFESSIONAL IN GRAPHIC DESIGN (New media & Web communication)

April 2011 - April 2012 Florence, Italy

Deutsche Welle (DW) - Akademie

CERTIFICATE in (3D Computer Graphics | MAYA and Visualisation in TV-Productions)

April 2007 - May 2007 Berlin, Germany

University Of Central Oklahoma

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.
January 2000 - May 2004 Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

Gulf Training And Animation Production Center

CERTIFICATE in (SoftImage|3D)

April 1999 - August 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Art School Of Egypt

CERTIFICATE in Sculpture and Watercolor

April 1998 - December 1998 Cairo, Egypt

Languages

Arabic (Native),
English (Fluent),
Italian (Conversational),

Awards

LVenture Group (LUISS ENLABS Startup Factory)

Project was selected for the acceleration program

2014

Augmented World Expo

Auggie Awards - Best AR Campaign

2013

Comune Di Firenze & TENAX

Winner of “Ad campaign contest against Drink Driving” sponsored by TENAX Night Club and Comune di Firenze

2012

The Florentine Magazine

Work published on the cover of "The Florentine Magazine"

2012

Creative Diary

Winner of scholarship for IED Master of Graphic Design

2011

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,

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/