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Mikołaj Walanus

Studio Projektowe Mikołaj Walanus

Warsaw, Poland
I do my best at everything I do.

Work Experience

Studio Projektowe Mikołaj Walanus

Owner

Present Warsaw, Poland

XL Energy Marketing

Head of Marketing Design Team

+ 4-person Team Leadership
+ Responsibility for all company brand and product designs in over 40 countries
+ Creation of concepts & Key Visuals, design, development, problem-solving, production supervision and strategic support for: Corporate Identity, ATL (inc. TV), BTL (inc. trade, HoReCa, event and giveaway POSM), packaging, online, multimedia, video (inc. filming & post-production), photography (inc. studio, product, documentary)
+ Business partners & outsourcing cooperation (Poland, EU, China): relationship building, production, supervision
+ Marketing communication (Poland, Romania, UAE) and budget management up to 200K USD/project
+ POSM Management: procedures creation & process management, production supervision, stock & delivery control
March 2010 - September 2012 Warsaw, Poland

XL Energy Marketing

Head of Design

Managing work of one graphic designer. Responsible for ATL, BTL, POSM, video and multimedia projects, as well as workflow from briefing to production.
February 2009 - February 2010 Warsaw, Poland

XL Energy Marketing

Graphic Designer & DTP Specialist

I was responsible for designing can, ads, print materials, websites, car's branding, tram's branding and other promotional materials. I also had been preparing all materials for press.
February 2007 - January 2009 Warsaw, Poland

Freelance

Graphic Designer

I've already worked with more than 40 companies and did more than 250 projects of different kind: web, print, logo, flash and stationery design. I've been working as freelancer since beginning of my architecture studies, and now for one year i've been working full-time. I also co-operate with flash developers and other programmers.
2001 - 2007 Poland

W3 S.C.

Press & Web Designer

Web design, Press design, Multimedia design
January 1998 - February 2001 Katowice, Poland

HiD Advertising Agency

DTP Specialist

I was responsible for design of press, brochures and leaflets.
April 1997 - September 1997 Gliwice, Poland

Education

Warsaw School Of Photography

1 year of studying

2007 - 2008 Warsaw, Poland

Politechnika Śląska

Master of Architecture

1997 - 2005 Gliwice, Poland

"Ludomir Różycki" Music School

Saxophone, Piano, Choir

1990 - 1997 Gliwice, Poland

Languages

English (Fluent),

Awards

INET Awards

First prize

2004

INET Awards

Nomination for the first prize

2001

Skills

Adobe CC, Animation, Branding, Editorial Design, Illustration, Photo Editing, Photography, Photoshop Certified Expert, Prepress, Print Design, Web Design,

Certificates

Adobe Certified Expert Photoshop CS5
Person VUE, License 242770946
Warsaw, August 2011

Can School
Ball Packaging Europe
Radomsko, May 2011

Advanced Prepress
Adobe Authorized Training Centre IT Media, License 065/09
Warsaw, 2009

Organizations

Member of Stowarzyszenie Twórców Grafiki Użytkowej.
www.stgu.pl
Starting January 2013

Former member of students' theatre "ATR".
Co-founder of cabaret "Bez Wyrazu".