Directeur artistique - Graphiste Web & Print

Experiences professionnelles

    Art Director - Web Designer & Graphic Designer, 10/18/08 to Present ı Home Based Office ı Los Angeles, CA • Started my own web / graphic design office.• Designing site and online stores.
    Senior Graphic Artist, 09/01/04 to 10/17/08 ı Jerry Leigh ı Los Angeles, CA • Design of original artworks and Layouts for various clients such as Disney, Harajuku Lovers, Toki Doki, Levis, Happy Bunny, Marvel.• Preparation and follow-up of technical packages for sampling production.• Design company booth, brochures, postcards for shows such as Magic.• Put together new ways to organize graphics elements in database for quick find.• Helped in trends and concepts research for new collections. Introduced French companies to designers.• Organizes designers trips to Europe and provided contacts.
    Senior Graphic Designer, 10/01/03 to 08/01/04 ı Kellwood ı Los Angeles, CA • Created original prints, patterns, presentations boards for various apparel clients.
    Graphic Designer, 06/01/03 to 11/01/03 ı Jacques Moret ı New York, NY • Responsible for designing sportswear collections for major mass-market apparel clients.• Created original artworks for prints, and presentation boards.• Preparation of technical packages for manufactures over seas.
    Graphic Designer, 11/01/02 to 04/01/03 ı Burlen Corp. ı New York, NY • Responsible for designing sleepwear collections for major mass-market apparel clients.• Created original artwork for prints, placement, and presentation boards.
    Graphic Designer - Assistant Art Director, 03/01/01 to 09/01/02 ı VBD ı Paris, France • Design of identity, advertisements, for a high profile design firms such as L'oréal, Hermes, Chanel and Lancôme.• Created layouts, photo retouching, separations. Managed projects through their production.• Assisting Art Director in projects elaborations and developments.
    Graphic Designer - Team Manager, November 1998 to March 2001 ı Unipag ı Paris, France • Managed team of 5 during night shifts.Designed layouts, color separations and prepared pre-press files for clients such as Marie-Claire, CBnews,Jeune Afrique, Afrique Mensuel, Auto Plus, Cote Sud.

Formation

    • Associate Degree in Graphic Design and Media Communication, Claude Garamond (Paris, France)• Student at Lynda.com• Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Distiller, Xpress, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Actionscript 3.0, Php, Xhtml, Css, Freehand, Wordpress, CMS Joomla, Zen cart, MySpace, Blogging, Web 2.0, Office, Encad (fabric printer) for quick sample realization.• Familiar with cross-platform issues, comfortable with Mac or PC.• English, French and Polish.