Neda Aziz

  • Graphic Designer at Abbyson
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Furniture

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at PTM Images
  • Graphic Designer at Office Depot

Education

University of Art, Tehran, Bachelor Degree, Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Certified, multitalented, and creative Graphic Design Professional with over 15 years experience in multimedia and print production. Have a proven record of creating innovative design solutions, and adept at designing creative imaging, graphics, offset and digital printing, digital marketing, product packaging, and exhibition advertisements. Possesses good color sense, problem-solving, time management, outstanding communication, and networking skills. Able to develop projects from inception through production to final project, and create ground-breaking marketing strategies and campaigns. Excellent client and vendor relation with outstanding negotiations, collaborative, and interpersonal relation abilities.

Experience

  • Graphic Designer

    Abbyson

    August 2018 – Present(1 year 2 months)Moorpark, California

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Neda Aziz Graphic Design

    September 2014 – Present(5 years 1 month)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Designed and printed all the creative images, and provided services for advertisement requests. • Networked, sought projects, negotiated fees, discussed requirements, and conceptualized new designs for marketing material and ads • Worked closely with clients to present solutions and ensure projects are completed within the deadline • Prepared and produced final artwork and web imagery for use by various clients.

  • Graphic Designer

    PTM Images

    May 2016 – August 2018(2 years 3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Served as a production graphic designer and was promoted to the project manager after seven months. • Designed the professional catalog, the interior space, and recreated lifestyle and wall decorations for the furniture range. • Reviewed final designs, suggested improvements, increased the quality of production and checked if standards are met. • Retouched, eliminated defects and conferred with clients to discuss and determine layout design. • Prepared and upload images for the website, designed email marketing and ads for Social Media.

  • Graphic Designer

    Office Depot

    June 2015 – September 2015(3 months)San Jose, CA

    • Started off as a copy-print specialist, directed creative concepts for print initiatives and was promoted to the supervisory position. • Create a variety of designs, print with digital Printers and Plotters, and supervise all aspects of daily operations. • Work directly with clients to create a vision, conceive designs, consistently meets deadlines and requirements, and them on the progress of new work. • Supervise and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion • Employ effective communication and teamwork skills to motivate, and direct design and production teams. • Work closely with freelance designers, consultants, and vendors to create and conduct highly persuasive presentations, and meet all project requirements. • Skillfully convert features to benefits to achieve client objectives, and maintain trusting relationships with designers, vendors, and key clients.

  • Owner/Manager

    Graygraphic

    January 2005 – September 2014(9 years 8 months)Gray Graphic, Iran, Tehran – Privately owned advertising company

    • Led the design, development, and implementation of numerous marketing programs including professional design of special catalogs, customizing calendars, logos, brochures, posters, product packaging and exhibition advertisement • Handled printing process including production of printing such as offset, digital, and plotters. • Designed and produced animated digital catalogs, and actively researched industry trends to bring new ideas and applications to the company. • Maintained project management schedules, databases, and formed relationships with magazine and printing salespersons. • Collaborated with marketing personnel in the development of product information and managed outside sources for ad placement.

Education

  • University of Art, Tehran

    Bachelor Degree, Graphic Design

    2002 – 2005

  • Occupational center

    Certification, Graphic Design

    2014 – 2015

Languages

  • Persian

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • English

    Limited working proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Product Design
  • Layout
  • Presentation Design
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustrator
  • Life style design
  • Illustration
  • Posters
  • professional catalog
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Web Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Art
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Freehand
  • Magazine Design
  • Typography
  • Social Media
  • life style design with furniture
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Constant Contact
  • AutoCAD
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Bridge