Wissam Santina

Associate Creative Director

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Work Experience

Focus Advertising

Associate Creative Director

March 2017 - Present Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Focus Advertising

Art Director

- Work closely with Chief Creative Director and Creative Director to create original ideas and concepts
- Handle art direction for main projects, and creative designs for ATL and BTL campaigns
- Create and develop logo designs and complete identity system
- Collaborate with other Art Directors to maintain high standards in designs and art direction

Clients:
- Saudia Airlines
- Saudia Cargo
- Saudi Private Aviation
- King Abdulaziz International Airport
January 2010 - Present Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Bridges Marketing And Communication Solutions

Art Director

- Create original, strategically challenging designs and concepts ensuring delivery on time
- Work with creative partners and brainstorm ideas to create appropriate concepts
- Liaise with Creative Director to come up with both ATL and BTL concepts and designs
- Participated in creating creative strategies for direct marketing
- Meeting with clients for briefing, presentations and feedbacks
- Take responsibility for quality control of amends in light of clients’ comments

Clients:
- Radisson SAS / Jeddah - KSA
- Hilton / Jeddah - KSA
- Qasr Al Sharq (Waldorf Astoria Collection) / Jeddah - KSA
- Fairmont (Mekkah Clock Tower)
- Raffles Mekkah
- MARS (M&M, Galaxy, Snickers)
- Sony Ericsson
- NCB (Al Ahli Bank)
- STC (Saudi Telecom)
October 2006 - January 2010 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dots Printing Press

Technical Supervisor

Pre-Press Department - 2006:
Quality control and color calibration for press and digital proofing in order to match the proof between screen, digital print, and final press output.
Training, research and studies in the color management.

Digital Department - 2004-2006:
Initiated the department from scratch including training, research, and implementation for calibration and different printing media.
Color calibration, production follow up and quality control.
2004 - 2006 Beirut, Lebanon

Al Wakil Ads Paper

Graphic Designer

2003 - 2004 Beirut, Lebanon

Education

American University Of Science And Technology

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Graphic Design

October 1999 - June 2004 Beirut, Lebanon

Saint Elie Btina

Official Baccalaureate 2, Experimental Science

1999 Beirut, Lebanon

Languages

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

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Branding & Identity, Packaging, Photo Manipulation, Photography,

Development

• Attended Dubai Lynx in 2016
• Attended Dubai Lynx in 2015
• Attended Cannes Lions in 2014
• Attended Studio 11 workshop in 2013
• Attended IPEX 2006 exhibition in Birmingham