Senior Graphics Designer

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Pr Ekdahl
Address(es)  Box 1181, Kungsbron 1
111 91
Telephone(s)  Home: +55-555 65 00Mobile: +55-555 00 93
Fax(es)  +55 555 32 56
Nationality  Swedish
Work experience   
Dates  May 2004 - present
Occupation or position held  Asst. Chief Designer
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for marketing and related public relations materials. Also responsible for design projects including, logo/identity development, catalogs, display graphics, print ads, newsletters, illustrations, digital photography, and banner ads. Currently serving as the assistant corporate webmaster and works with systems and programming staff to ensure the attractiveness and functionality of the corporate website.
Name and address of employer  Allgon Microwave AB Kruthusgatan 17 SE-405 22 Stockholm, Sweden
Type of business or sector  Computer / Technology Sector
Dates  July 2000 - May 2004
Occupation or position held  Graphic Design Intern
Main activities and responsibilities  Produced layout and developed illustrative graphics for assigned projects. Supported the graphics needs of a variety of clientele as projects dictated. Produced high-quality presentation materials that fit the needs of targeted audiences, and advance corporate imagery. Initiated the order process and interfaces with materials management/purchasing staff and vendor personnel to obtain most advantageous pricing for out-sourced materials and services.
Name and address of employer  Ericcson Network Technologies Torshamnsgatan 39A 164 22 Stockholm, Sweden
Type of business or sector  Computer / Technology Sector
Education and training   
Dates  September 1998 - June 2000
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Graphic Design
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Advanced Graphic Design Techniques, Elements of Graphic Design, Proficiency in Graphic Design Software (Various knowledge listed under skills and competence), one year internship at Ericcson Network Technologies.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Royal Institute of Technology - Stockholm Campus
Dates  September 1994 - June 1998
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Algebra, Basic Graphic Design, Computer Proficiency courses, ESL Proficiency, Physics, and Telecommunication Studies. Secondary studies included Art History, Geometry, Natural Resource Studies, and Swedish Literature
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Stockholm University
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  Swedish
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
Russian  B2Independent UserB2Independent UserB1Independent UserB1Independent UserB1Independent User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Able to interact in small or large groups including conducting meetings and presentations.
Organisational skills and competences  Skilled at coordinating production and completing other administrative tasks related to delivery of marketing materials. Organized, detail oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Able to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines from start to finish with minimal supervision
Technical skills and competences  Skilled at 2D technical illustrations in Illustrator, manipulating the 3D image in Photoshop, and laying out the Spec in Quark XPress. Able to maintain the Website Shopping Cart using SQL through an Access Database and assist in the creation and uploading of Specs to the Website.
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency in QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, MS Office and HTML. Intermediate proficiency in Access, JavaScript and InDesign. These skills are used for creatively developing strategic, conceptional design and production for corporate and executive needs, corporate graphics, marketing materials, event graphics and packaging for projects across all media including print, web, event graphics, online sales materials, catalogs and interactive communication.
Artistic skills and competences   Intermediate media photography and landscape design.
Other skills and competences  Advanced skill levels in the creation and uploading of web art using Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as creating HTML and ASP codes for the web. Familiarity with CSS and JavaScript for current web applications in addition to maintaining the Product Guide on CD Rom using HTML and Adobe Acrobat PDF's. Able to maintain Global Spec library and monthly featured products using Photoshop and Quark XPress, as well as other applications needed. Also able to maintain monthly featured products on the Website using Photoshop and HTML.
Driving licence(s)  A1, B, BE, D1, and D1E
Additional information  References available upon request