Karima Lakhdar Cv Portfolio

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Karima Lakhdar Cv Portfolio

  1. 1. graphic designer portfolio Karima Lakhdar 514 572-2188 ›› karima@artifika.com ››› www.artifika.com
  2. 2. graphic designer abOut Me portfolio resuMe lOgOs page 3 page 4 page 5 Flyers Menus Cards page 6 page 7 and 8 page 9 to 11 illustratiOns Others ads page 12 and 13 page 14 and 15 page 16 to 18
  3. 3. Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to inform you of my availability for the position of Graphic Designer and am submitting my resume for consideration. I am available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. To date, I have been working as a freelance graphic designer for over 10 years and have enjoyed great success in providing my clients with graphic makeovers, giving their businesses a more youthful, modern and competitive image. In addition to my expertise with professional most graphic design software, I also am very well versed with office productivity software on both the PC/Windows and Macintosh/OS platforms. When working with print media projects, I consult with print technicians to ensure the highest printing quality possible. I believe you will find that my work experience and skill set are very well suited to your company. I consider Karima Lakhdar myself a creative and autonomous person, as well as responsible and patient - even when working under pressure. Graphic Designer In a commercial environment, I am known for my ability to complete diverse and complex projects at the same 121-6 Vanguard Avenue time and have extensive experience communicating with clients, vendors and the production team. Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Please find my resume enclosed and some work from my portfolio at www.artifika.com. Tel.: 514 572-2188 If you have any questions or would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact me at 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com Sincerely, Karima Lakhdar abOut Me index 3
  4. 4. LANGUAGES SPOKEN AND WRITTEN COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE French, English and Spanish MAC/OS AND PC/WINDOWS • InDesign EDUCATION • Photoshop 1995-1996 Graphic Design, Attestation of College Studies (ACS) • Illustrator Inter-Dec College (LaSalle College) • QuarkXPress 1984 High school • Acrobat Le Blanc High School • Image Ready • Corel Draw PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND • Outlook 1996 - Present Graphic Designer - Artifika (Graphic design agency) • Word Perfect • Meeting with clients for project needs analysis. • Excel • Developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues. • Creating and developing new and unique ideas. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE • Modifying, revising and editing projects as required by the client. • Graphic Design • Working with team members, with print technicians, photographers, external designers, account executives and marketing specialists. • Print Services Broker Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer • Invoicing, billing and bidding for new projects. • Page Layout Design 2007 - 2008 Graphic Designer - Les Entreprises Idéales (Advertising agency) • Typography 121-6 Vanguard Avenue • Designed and produced ads and promotional product. • Logos Pointe-Claire, Quebec • Performed pre-press checks and coordinated projects with sale representatives. • Business Cards H9R 3T4 2005 - 2006 Graphic Designer - Top Menu, Flyer Depot and Top Reservation • Corporate Identity (Restaurant menu distributor and graphic design agency) • Brochures Tel.: 514 572-2188 • Created design for flyers and menus within tight deadlines. • Restaurant Menus karima@artifika.com • Advanced photo retouching and manipulation. • Packaging www.artifika.com 2003 - 2004 Sale Representative - Inter Acces • Advertising (ATM and Interac Machine sales, leasing, placements and services) • Designed the logo of the company, produced the marketing material such as flyers • Banners and business cards. • Website Visual Design • Attracted new customers with new product lines and offered existing customers • Corporate Agenda new add-on products. • Photo Manipulation 2001 - 2003 Manager, Bartender and Waitress - Restaurant Casa Cuba (Cuban fine dining restaurant) • Special Event Invitations • Planned and organized the operation of the restaurants. • Instruction Manuals • Directed hiring, training, and scheduling of food service personnel. • Supervised the staff and resources. • Presentation Folders • T-Shirt Illustrations 1997 - 1998 Digitizing and Colorizing Technician - Astral Media (Media company) • Scanned comic strips before going to colorization department. • Gift Certificates AWARDS • Colorized comic strips before going to the animation department. • Post Cards resuMe 2004 1996 - 1997 Graphic Designer - King Canada (Tools and machinery distributor) • Posters Best sale representative • Produced illustrations for instruction manuals. • Pamphlets (Inter Acces) • Worked with marketing specialists for promotional materials such as brochures, • Booklets labels, advertisments and instruction manuals. • Flyers 1996 Winner of the • Illustrations “Logo for Festival • Labels Telescience” competition index 4
  5. 5. Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com lOgOs index 5
  6. 6. Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com Cards index 6
  7. 7. COCO lOCO Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com restaurant dOriOn 12 bar grill Menus index 7
  8. 8. MaMa bravO Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com altO Menus dOuble Pizza index 8
  9. 9. galerie saba Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com Flyers index 9
  10. 10. 12 bar grill eCOnO Flyer Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com le Petit Olivier Flyers index 10
  11. 11. yves trOttier Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com sgt PePPerOni Flyers inter aCCes index 11
  12. 12. Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com ads index 12
  13. 13. Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com ads index 13
  14. 14. Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 Please restart now. karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com OK illustratiOns index 14
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  16. 16. ChaMbre de COMMerCe de MOntréal-nOrd Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com les entrePrises idéales Others index 16
  17. 17. COCO lOCO Karima Lakhdar Graphic Designer 121-6 Vanguard Avenue Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3T4 Tel.: 514 572-2188 karima@artifika.com www.artifika.com les PrOduCtiOns Claude Parent Others index 17
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