Maryam Suliman

Graphic Web Designer

Katy, TX, USA
A passionate, talented and creative graphic and web designer with many years of contributions in various design elds. Robust abilities in transforming vague concepts into unique visual reality under demanding timeliness ensuring exquisite quality and client’s satisfaction. A professional collaborator that strives to take initiative, very skillful in developing solutions, always positive and determined to get the highest quality and the best results.

Work Experience

Spotlightcreative

Intern Graphic and Web Designer

Created innovative design packages to elevate and differentiate branding and marketing and advertising initiatives.Formatted digital designs for media ready use in print and web applications.
October 2016 - January 2017 Cypress, Texas, United States

CPS - ELK Charity

Graphic and Web Designer

Developed engaging and innovative graphic designs for logos, flyers, posters, and promotional event packets. Monitored and directed team members to complete large-scale projects. Generated new on-brand visual elements focusing on messaging and company’s brand.
March 2015 - May 2017 Houston, Texas, United States

Pictorial History Book

Publication Designer Freelance

Corresponded with clients to compose desired layouts for publication. Performed digital repairs, restoration and color-correction for historical photographs. Formatted nished publication for web and print applications; prepared production-ready packages for printers.
2014 - Katy, Texas, United States

For All Occasions

Interior Accessory Designer

Collaborated with a creative team to provide interior accessories for Houston’s top interior designers and stagers. Consulted with clients and developed elaborate floral designs and accessories for events and shows.
August 2012 - March 2013 Texas, United States

Laura Ashley

Visual Designer / Advisor Interior

Assisted clients with decor samples and coordinated accessories for interior rooms. Redesigned, organized and relocated visual displays for store spaces.
2007 - 2009 United Kingdom

Creative Wedding & Parties

Entrepreneur - Head Designer

Designed creative and sophisticated plans in line with client’s varying needs, time lines and budgets. Managed contracts with outside vendors based on client’s needs
Created collaterals and staging designs for event.
1998 - 2003 Trinidad and Tobago

Hernandez FCB

Graphic Designer of Advertising

Conceptualized graphics for product illustrations, logos, and advertising. Produced comps and selected colors, images, text style, and layout for the art director to present to clients.
1987 - 1998 Trinidad and Tobago

Guardian News Paper

Graphic and Digital Designer

Responsible for the layout design and output production of weekly TV guide. Created editorial articles with original illustrations or photography.
1996 - 1977 Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago Television Network

Graphic Designer

Design Newspaper Adds
1995 - 1996 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Education

The Art Institute Of Houston

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic & Web Design

January 2013 - June 2017 Houston, Texas, United States

Interior Design Institute

Diploma of Interior Design

January 2008 - May 2008 London, United Kingdom

IFAC Art Institute Miami

Associate of Arts

January 1993 - December 1994 Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Art Institute Of Houston

1st prize - 'Best in Portfolio Show' Graphic & Web Design

2017

Design Summit

Second Place in Publication Design

2016

IFAC Typography Competition

Second Place

1993

Dade Community Blood Center

First Place Spanish Poster Design

1993

Skills

Branding, Digital Illustration, Digital Restoration, Indesign, Packaging, Photo Manipulation, Photography, Surreal Photography,