About me

Hi, I am Irfan From India. I am a Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing, and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining “win-win” partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

Creative experience in the following:

  • Print
  • Brochures & Newsletters
  • Logos & Business Cards
  • Posters & Post Cards
  • Stationery
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Black & White Photography
  • Lithography
  • Retouching
  • Photograph Restoration
  • WEB & Multimedia
  • Website Design
  • Video Editing
  • Video Photomontages
  • Social Media

 

Professional Experience

Dream Media Productions, Bangalore, India

Art Director – Graphic Design, 2011 – Present

Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Work closely with clients to create a vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively build, motivate, and direct design and production teams. Coordinate freelance designers, consultants, and vendors to meet all project requirements. Create and conduct highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations. Expertly convert features to benefits to achieve client objectives. Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, staffing, and administrative functions.

Key Achievements:

  • Successfully completed 800+ client projects.
  • Provided proposal layout and design for million-dollar corporate contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
  • Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors, and key clients.

 

Designers Studios, Ltd., Delhi India
Senior Graphic Designer, 2007 – 2009

Successfully translated subject matter into concrete design for newsletters, promotional materials, and sales collateral. Created design theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos, and corporate websites. Participated in the team effort to produce a streamlined production of policy manuals and educational materials for newly hired employees and freelance designers.

Key Achievements:

  • Earned several awards for providing graphic design support to both headquarter employees and hundreds of field offices.
  • Coordinated staff participation in community-sponsored charitable events.

 

Dimensions, Huntington Beach, California
Graphic Designer, 2009 – 2011

Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials. Collaborated with creative team to design and produce computer-generated artwork for marketing and promotional materials. Participated in production of print and promotional items for key clients under the direction of Marketing Department.

Key Achievements:

  • Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas and applications.
  • Developed new art-proofing system that increased the overall quality of production and improved customer satisfaction to 97%.
  • Recruited by ABC Corporation to become their Senior Graphic Designer.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Arts in Marketing, Minor in Graphic Arts, 2011
University of Delhi, India

Technical Proficiency

Platforms: Mac OS, Windows 7/8/10
Tools: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Fireworks, PageMaker, Flash); QuarkXPress; MS Project, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook); HTML5
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