Profile
Passionate graphic designer/web developer with skills in a large variety of design fields. Always pushing to create the most effective visual communication possible for any given project.
Experience
Frontend Web Developer, XM, Nicosia
2021–Present
Recently employed as a frontend web developer with secondary responsibility as designer by award-winning group of regulated online brokers, XM.
Graphic Design Apprenticeship, Ingenno, Berlin
2020–2021
Elevated graphic design knowledge through an apprenticeship in Berlin with Ingenno. Designed various material for international audiences; including user interfaces for forecasting applications. Also designed and envisioned promotional material for Greece’s candidate for the post of Director, Tariff and Trade Affairs at the World Customs Organization. Honoured with positive reviews from managers and clients for good communication skills and a good design knowledge.
Head of Design, Constance Investment, Nicosia
2015–2020
Led the group-effort to establish the investment firm’s brand identity, website, marketing material, back-office material and office-interior design; often with strict time-constraints. Also served as the designated designer and IT advisor to finance firms such as NOA Circle, WhiteLake, Nobilé, Falco, and Aelius Circle.
Freelance Graphic Designer/Web Developer, Nicosia
2012–2020
Designed and developed a variety of material and websites for all manner of fields including: art promotion, automative repair, cancer awareness, corporate & financial services, fashion design, medical services, security services, language centres, self-help organisations and more. In the past eight years, worked for over 50 clients. Learned the value of delivering work on time and being reliable. Whilst earning money to pay for school and personal expenses. Extensively honed skills and studied design theory to become a better designer.
Graphic Designer/Intern, Gadgetoniacs, Nicosia
2011–2012
Designed new brand identity, iconography and signage for small tech sales company. Established ability to coordinate projects with superiors. Receptionist as secondary responsibility laid the groundwork for ability to speak with confidence to strangers and the social skills required for freelance graphic design.
Education
University of Nicosia, Nicosia
2016–2020
Bachelor of Graphic Communication
Honors: summa cum laude (GPA: 3.97/4.00)
American Academy Nicosia, Nicosia
2015
High School Degree
GPA: 3.7/4.0
Aided the school with graphic design projects during education.
Skills
Expert in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe XD, Adobe Animate, HTML/CSS/PHP/jQuery—front-end and back-end development, Brand Design, Interface Design, Marketing Material Design and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficient in wide manner of IT Requirements such as PC Building, Network Management, PC Repair and PC Setup.
Languages
Native in English and Greek
Elementary in Bulgarian and German
Conference Presentations
From Professional to Student: A Retrospective Commentary on Education, Conference: 10′ Design Talk, Nicosia, 2019.
Conferences Attended
International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC) 7, Patras, 2019
Awards Received
Valuable Entry – GROHE Design Series Student Competition 2018
One Love One Community Poster – Mall of Engomi Poster Competition 2018
Study in Cyprus Poster – Ministry of Education Poster Competition 2017
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