CV

 

Objective:

Creative graphic designer with over ten years of experience specializing in brand identity and packaging design. Professionally trained and competent in a wide range of design software and equipment, including Adobe Creative Suite and photography. A strong record of creating impactful visual communications that build identity and engage customers and audiences.

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Education:

MFA in Photography The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, 2021_ present

GPA:4.0

Sep. 2004 – Jul. 2009

B.A. in Graphic Design

Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

GPA: 17.17 (out of 20)
 

Sep. 2003 – Jul. 2004

Pre-university degree in Art

Mahdieh Art School, Tehran, Iran

GPA: 15.85 (out of 20)

 

Sep. 2002 – Jun. 2003

Art school diploma in Graphic Design

Azadegan Art School, Tehran, Iran

GPA: 18.18 (out of 20)

Working experiences:

Full-time experiences:

 

Jun. 2019 – Mar.2021

Branding Manager, Rougine Pharmed Co., Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2014 – Apr. 2018

Art Director, Branding Department, Daarvag International Advertising Agency, Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2011 – Sep. 2014

Graphic Designer, Creativity Department, Daarvag International Advertising Agency, Tehran, Iran

Freelance experiences:

 

Jun. 2018 – Present

Designer, Identity Design, Kababchi Restaurant, Tehran, Iran

 

May 2013 – Present

Designer, Brand Identity Design, Namvaran Consulting Engineers Managers, Tehran, Iran

Aug. 2019

Art director & Graphic Designer, Nadastan Magazine, Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2019

Designer, Identity Design, Kaarakter (Startup Program), Tehran, Iran

 

Jul. 2018

Designer, Rebranding & Identity Design, Parchak Café, Tehran, Iran

Jun. 2016

Designer, Identity Design, Raph Furniture Store, Tehran, Iran

Jul. 2015

Designer, Identity Design, Chum Café, Tehran, Iran

 

Aug. 2014

Designer, Identity Design, Saboos Bakery/Café, Tehran, Iran

 

Oct. 2014

Designer, Identity Design, Sartas Nuts Store, Tehran, Iran

Courses attended:

Nov. 2009

Analytical History of Contemporary Photography, Presented by Mr. Hamid Severi, Mahe Mehr Art & Culture Institute, Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2008

Free Photography Workshops, Presented by Mr. Shahriar Tavakoli, Mahe Mehr Art & Culture Institute, Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2006

Nature Photography Workshops, Presented by Mr. Shahriar Tavakoli, Mahe Mehr Art & Culture Institute, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibitions:

Apr. 2016

Persian Gardens, Araan Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Jun. 2015

Tehran; Virtual or Real, Araan Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Mar. 2015

Norouz, Araan Plus Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Mar. 2013

Light, Shirin Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Jan. 2013

Untitled, Araan Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Apr. 2011

Of Flowers & Balls, Araan Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Sep. 2009

Tassvir, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Oct. 2008

Man Festival, Tarahan Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Jun. 2008

Group Photography Exhibition, Kamaledin Behzad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Jun. 2007

Group Photography Exhibition, Kamaledin Behzad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

Awards & Achievements:

Feb. 2014

Elected as the Finalist & won the 1st Prize of the Peaches & Cream Millennium Images Competition, Dream Space Gallery, London, UK

 

Mar. 2014

Elected in Khayyam International Photography Competition, Tehran, Iran

 

Feb. 2012

Elected in Saba Photography Expo., Tehran, Iran

 

Jan. 2011

Elected in the 12th Photography Biennial of Iran, Yazd, Iran

 

Mar. 2011

Attended the Iranian Pulse Photography Festival, Oi Futuro Flamengo in Amazon, Rio, Brazil

 

Mar. 2010

Elected in Tassvir Photography Festival & Received Appreciation in U25 Youth Category, Tehran, Iran

 

Oct. 2010

Elected in the National Student Film Festival & Won the 2nd Prize, Tehran, Iran

 

Jul. 2009

Selected in the International Bread (Ibex) Photography Festival & Achieved the Business Award for Creativity in Presentation, Tehran, Iran

 

Oct. 2009

Selected in the Human Habitation Young Artists Competition & achieved the UNESCO-UN Business Diploma, Westminster University, London, UK

 

Feb. 2008

Elected in the 11th Photography Biennial of Iran, Tehran, Iran

 

Software Skills:

Adobe Illustrator  | 95%

Adobe Photoshop | 80%

Adobe InDesign | 80%

Keynote | 80%

Microsoft Office | 70% 

Hands-on Skills:

Professional Photography

Creative Direction

Idea Generating

 

Languages:

Persian (Native)

English (Advanced)

 

Interests:

Traveling

Playing the piano

Reading