American Bridge 21st Century, DC | 2019 – Present | Digital Strategist, Design/Edit
Communicate concepts and ideas through drawings, infographics, and gifs to support various public relation missions. Create logo designs and branding for campaigns. Execute creative designs for branded social media channels. Create advertisements for online news outlets. Work with the research team and exterior media groups to prepare presentations, report covers, and print materials. Incorporate animations, text overlays, graphics, and captions to existing videos. Assist the Video Production Team with photoshop projects. Assist social media experts to run, and monitor Facebook marketing campaigns. Create infographics, short motion graphics, and micro-sites.
New Home Media Signs, Displays, & Graphics, VA | 2018 – Present | Graphic Designer
Constructed environmental branding for businesses & residential communities. Designed interior & exterior signs including; pylons, monuments, channel letters, and custom metal components. Prepared print files and detailed manufacturing drawings for the production team and external vendors.
In Focus Printing, Signs & Web, VA | 2018 | Graphic Designer/Customer Service
Created designs, including booklets, assignments, pamphlets, brochures, time tickets, building banners, business cards, and other forms of artwork for a variety of clients. Prepared and revised the client’s existing art for production. Created monthly direct-mail and internal marketing materials.
Malaya Signs, OR | 2017 | Graphic Designer/Junior Project Manager
Worked closely with the art director and the design team on projects of variable scope, complexity, and length. Consulted with clients about specific needs for their business, and managed the project from start to completion. Created branding and logo designs, commercial signage, way-finding signage, community maps, and wall graphics.
Fairfax County Public Schools, VA | 2016 | Special Education Teacher Assistant
Used learning strategies to teach nonverbal autistic children communication skills, kept records of progress, and assisted with the art program.
Minnieland Academy, VA | 2015 – 2016 | Art Teacher
Composed and arranged curriculum for the art program. Planned and implemented activities for painting, art history, music, and creative classes for preschool & school-age students. Composed marketing materials for open houses with an average of 90 attendees.
Tarhe-Faza Interior Design, Tehran, Iran | 2013 | Graphic Designer
Updated the company’s website, online store, and revised marketing catalogs. Created print materials for the company’s product packaging. Met with business owners and potential clients and introduced designs for interior decor and received new orders for their business needs. Photographed products prepared the images for presentation.
Natro Technic, Tehran, Iran | 2011 – 2012 | Graphic Designer
Designed application logos, graphical user interface mockups, creative themes, and startup pages for mobile applications.