Senior Graphic Designer / Web Designer Ifolor Group AG
Zürich Switzerland 2017 – Present
I started my career at ifolor as a design expert, being responsible to create the company’s online products template design – in production facilities equipped with state-of-the-art technology in Switzerland and Finland- through an interesting and challenging process, helping out customers to produce personalized photo products. At the same time I had the chance to collaborate with the developers department up close, not only for the template designs but also to encode each product for the company’s online platform
After only 4 months working as a design expert, I got chosen to become an important member of the Online Marketing Department, with duties including a huge variety of products and activities. I became responsible for Concept Building and Design Execution such as marketing campaigns, GDN, Branding Day, Affiliate, Mobile Marketing, Facebook Apps, Social media posts, Microsites, Landing Pages, Newsletters and any other Promotional activity.
Being such a valuable member, gave me the opportunity to closely collaborate with various departments such as Performance Marketing, eCommerce Merchandise and eCommerce Campaign Management, in order not only to coordinate but also to ensure that each design is aligned with ifolor’s values and customer’s needs.
Senior Graphic Designer – UI/UX Designer Media 10 Ltd Award Winning Media Group
East London, United Kingdom 2015 – 2017
Responsible for conceptualisation and implementation of design of solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. Moreover I hold the lead role on projects and supervise intermediate and junior designers in creating concepts, comps, layouts and final art. Responsible for producing and providing a consistent level of work across a variety of platforms from advertising and corporate literature to exhibition graphics and direct mail, mock ups and design visuals for marketing campaigns, sales literature, design and graphics for websites, e-marketing and other digital media
Mid-weight Graphic Designer / Web Designer Info Quest Technologies @ www.you.gr e-shop
Athens Greece 2014 – 2015
As a web designer in you.gr, I am responsible for Concept Building and Design Execution on Online Marketing: Banners for Google AdWords, Mobile Marketing, Facebook Apps, Microsites, Landing Pages, Newsletters and any other Promotional activity. Ι also took part in the implementation of the first virtual store in Greece! From this virtual store you are able to shop by using your smartphone to scan images of daily care and technology products offering the most favorable prices. With the motto, you shop on the way, this innovative store is a window to the future and how it made our purchases over time.
Mid-weight GRAPHIC Designer – UI/UX Designer – External collaborator NetstepsGR
Athens Greece 2014 – 2016
As a UI/UX Designer in Netsteps I convert complex business requirements into pixel perfect designs; bringing them to life with a variety of usability techniques. I also create mockups, user journeys, wireframes, and prototypes. Moreover, I have been able to work across teams, often with Product Managers and Developers, to ensure the design is aligned to the business/user needs and implemented as designed. My goal is to balance the urgency of business priorities with the importance UI/UX Designer of product consistency and interface usability.
Mid-weight Graphic Designer / UX Designer – External collaborator beamSmart Inc
Delaware United States 2014
beamCitizen LLC. (Registered in Delaware) is the division of beamSmart that is dedicated to providing true, next generation Public Safety Communications specifically designed to enhance situational awareness and support Operational Decision-Making to meet mission-critical needs throughout the Public Sector. I was responsible for the mobile application design look & feel and several P.P presentations regarding beamCitizen project.
Creative Director Win Win – Value Based Marketing
Athens Greece 2013 – 2014
As a Creative Director (CD) I oversee the creative team to help develop the agency’s creative product for clients. This team includes copywriters and designers. I also work with Account Executives to make sure the client’s needs are being met and the creative goals are on track.Moreover, I develop every aspect of an ad campaign based on the client’s marketing plan, conceptualize those ideas for clients, assign projects to staff and verify the client’s deadlines are being met.
Mid-weight Graphic Designer – External collaborator Poqa Services Ltd
London, United Kingdom 2013 – 2014
I have worked as an external collaborator on various projects in Poqa Services such as flyers, brochures, logos, business cards, folders and many other. POQA is an extra virgin olive oil 250ml bottle already distributed by Harrods London, UK, Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France, and in other gourmet stores.
Junior Graphic/ Web Designer Antenna Group @ www.brandsgalaxy.gr
Athens Greece 2011 – 2013
I have worked as a Graphic Designer in the largest private shopping club in Greece that gives members the opportunity to buy designer items at discounted prices.My duties included a huge variety of products and activities, such as advertising, magazines, flyers, photo editing, logos, press entries, exhibition banners, online Marketing: Banners for Google AdWords and many others.I also worked as a photographer’s assistant.
Photo editor – External collaborator, Iconizo Studio
Athens Greece 2011 – 2012
As a photograph retoucher, I edited existing photographs and enhanced the images using various techniques.I mainly worked with digital formats and provided services for a variety of industries that use digital images on a regular basis. Some of the main tasks were to retouch skin textures, adjust color tones and edit backgrounds.
Art Director Panhellenic Association of Women with Breast Cancer, Alma Zois
Athens Greece 2010
Freelance cooperation with the Panhellenic Association of Women with Breast Cancer, “Alma Zois” as far as the inspiration and the digital edit of photos is concerned, for public awareness campaign flyers against breast cancer 2010.
• After Effects
• Identity & Branding
• Web Design
• Illustration & Digital Art
• Certificate in English ESOL, University of Cambridge
• Certificate in English, University of Michigan
• Certificate in German, Goethe-Institut