Cell: 647 283 7742
Online portfolio: http://www.josephdclemand.com
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional graphic designer with more then 10 years’ experience in art direction, visualizing and print media
production. I've worked with a number of different clients to improve their print, publications and web identities. In
addition to my work with corporate naming and branding, I have created print collateral, designed packaging (all
type of products), brochures, posters, trade show booths, logo identities, developed banner ads, customized and
manipulated digital images, and designed static web comps, parlaying them into working web sites. Four years’
experience in design and maintenance of web sites. Strong work ethic, self starter, positive attitude, and a
capacity to manage multiple aspects of a project, from conception and design to implementation,
troubleshooting, and ongoing review.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Expertise in Apple Macintosh OSX and Windows platforms: Adbove Photoshop CS4, Adobe Image Ready,
Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adbove In Design CS4, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXPress, Adobe Streamline, Macromedia
Flash MX, Dreamweaver MX, MS Word.
Comprehensive knowledge of graphic design methods, including: visualizing; illustrations; layout;
typography; pagination; scanning; digital photo correction (brochures, leaflets, company profiles, annual
reports, packaging, greetings, posters, hotel menus, point of sale, calendars, danglers, trade show booths etc.);
and creation/optimization of web graphics (Flash presentations, animations, company web sites, e-newsletters,
banners for advertising on corporate client sites).
Independent preparation of final artworks for below & above the line jobs using a variety of software and
manipulation of images to meet production & design requirements.
Development of visual concepts and campaigns in coordination with creative and art directors, copy writers and
head of photography department, after meeting with clients and understanding their requirements.
Presentation of final artwork to the client before preparing designs for print.
Experience in pre-press project management – start to finish (e.g., electronic file preparation, color separations
(4 and spot (2) color separations and familiar with all technical aspects of printing), trapping, film output, etc.).
Supervision of all stages of design production of other members of the design team.
Experience in design of commercial print advertising.
Led a team of designers for designing and developing interactive web sites using Dreamweaver, Flash and
Developed banners for advertising on corporate client sites.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
WORK HISTORY: GRAPHIC DESIGN & WEB DESIGN
Easy Map Advertising Dubai / Belhane Maping, (UAE / Germany) as a Senior Graphic/Web Designer
(September 2006 – December 2010)
Designed company brochures, packaging with 3D mock-ups, posters, such as logos, print advertisements
(magazines), postcards, trade show booths and company profiles, point of sales, marketing letters, business
cards, stationary, presentation materials and display stands.
Conceptualized and designed client web sites, logos, manipulated images and banners. Manipulated
images, and illustrations, Dreamweaver and directed Flash movie front-ends.
Working extensively with programmers, creative people, clients and marketing personnel.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign and Acrobat for front-end designs.
The Gulf Today Newspaper, (Al Khaleej Group of Company) in Sharjah-UAE as a Senior Visualizer & Head of
the Designing team in the studio (June 2000 – September 2006)
Clients include: Aiwa Electronics Japan – Gulf, Government of Dubai, Gulf Turrets, KHK Scaffolding Inc.
Publications / Magazines: Le Meridian Hotels, Dubai Shopping Festival 2003, Onam 2003;
Noble Advertising & Publishing House, Dubai–UAE as a Graphic Designer (March 1998 – April 2000)
Duties included creative input and production work on various projects (e.g., advertising, book and calendar
design, newsletters, CDs, annual reports, signage, logos, letterheads and brochures).
Clients include: Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club-Menu Cards, Hussaini Bros. LLC., Naturalis, Al Ghazal
Logistics, Highland Lodge, Egytrans, Dubai Cargo Village (by-monthly), and Gulf Apparel
The National Mail newspaper), Bhopal - (MP) INDIA, Studio In-charge (1992 March - 1996 June)
Being the section in-charge my major responsibilities were designing press advertisements, layout of daily
pages, weekly magazines, coordinating and controlling a number of studio staff in my department. In addition,
I was actively involved in coordinating with different departments i.e. Editorial, plate making and printing to
Bachelor of Arts - 1993
Osmania University, Hyderabad – India
Diploma Certificate in Graphic Design – 1989
IRMA Computer Institute, Bhopal - India
Multimedia Diploma Certificate in Web Design – 2000
Prism Multimedia, Bhopal - India
A dedicated and hard working, sincere individual, quick learning, who puts in all efforts, utilities all skills to deliver a