Katia Goa resume by 6hlc488

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									Katia Goa - Experienced graphic designer ready to get fully involved in projects from concept to
release, always willing to go the extra mile to take a product from “good enough” to exceptional.

Design portfolio: www.katia-goa.com

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
● Six years of professional design experience, working in a variety of media and organization types
● Demonstrated ability to create marketing campaigns, brand identity, ad concepts, graphics for
  web and print and to manage creative teams
● BA in printmaking and illustration from a prestigious Russian art university and a certificate in
  graphic and web design from a US college
● Proficiency in a variety of design and web-development software tools


EXPERIENCE
2010-present: freelance designer
Serving clients in the US and Russia, creating marketing campaigns, identity design, magazine layout,
website design, photo-shoot concepts and book and magazine illustrations (links to samples included).
2008-2010: art director at the Swwwing design agency in Moscow, Russia
I started this agency and I’m proud to say, it has continued operating successfully since I have left the
country. In addition to managing the business, I created its website and visual style (www.swwwing-
design.com) and worked with clients. Services included name, marketing-slogan, web and ad-graphics
creation for start-ups and working companies.
2007-2008: art director at the Maxim night club in Volgograd, Russia
Provided art direction for the club’s style, including inside and outside decorations, its advertising and
the club’s own magazine. Directed the club’s entertainment programs, managed its creative team and
supervised photo shoots.
2006-2008: graphic designer at the Avatar advertising agency in Volgograd, Russia
Created logos, print and web graphics, web banners, signs and prepared graphics for wide-format
printing. Worked with clients directly


SOFTWARE AND WEB TOOLS
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Microsoft Office, basic Flash, HTML and CSS


EDUCATION
● Bachelor of Arts in printmaking and illustration from Volgograd Art University in Volgograd,
  Russia. Graduated in 2001
● Certificate in graphic design for the web from MiraCosta College in San Diego, California.
  Certified in 2005

San Francisco, CA, 626, 33rd Ave, 94121/(415)592-4270/www.katia-goa.com/mail@katia-goa.com

								
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