Samer M. Razouk Graphic designer, Art director & Photographer

About me

Few lines about me, feel free to browse my website & give me your feedback.

I am 41 years old, and I have been active in various Multi-National companies as Art Director / Graphic Designer. I can incorporate quickly in new areas of activity. I am also fast, reliable and flexible.

Skills

I work with those software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere & Acrobat with forms, Quark X Press, MS office for Mac, iWork & practicing Flash Catalyst & Dreamweaver.

Arabic Language

Reading, writing & speaking

English Language

Reading, writing & speaking

German Language

Reading, writing & speaking

Spanish Language

Reading, writing & speaking

Interests

I have experience also in system recovering, networking & maintenance.

my hobbies are: Music, movies & traveling.

extra skills

Experiences

It is more than 15 years since I started working in this field, started in a design center to learn & then; here it goes:

April 16, 2015 June 3, 2015 (temporary contract) | (Madrid - Spain)

Graphic Designer

Branding works for Lycamobile

The responsibilities included but not limited to the following tasks:
Full corporate identities / Branding activities, concept inception till design final implementation.
Creation of advertising campaigns; from scribbling to final artworks; color separations production and supervision onproper media releases.
Specializing in Below The Line activities, such as: Folders, flyers, posters, brochures, annual reports, magazines and invitations cards.

September 1, 2009 March 20, 2012 | (Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.)

Creative Director

The responsibilities included but not limited to the following tasks:
Full corporate identities / Branding activities, concept inception till design final implementation.
Creation of advertising campaigns; from scribbling to final artworks; color separations production and supervision onproper media releases.
Specializing in Below The Line activities, such as: Folders, flyers, posters, brochures, annual reports, magazines and invitations cards.

October 12, 2008 August 15, 2009 | (United Arab Emirates)

Media Centre Director (Creative design specialist)

My main tasks involved establishing and running the media centre to cater all media related requirements of the “Ministry of Education” as well as building a new brand identity.

August 15, 2005 October 9, 2008 | (Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.)

Media Coordinator

Designing of all materials related to the media (eg, annual reports, magazines, brochures, banners, roll-up, etc...)
Conducting and editing shoots (photos and videos)
Communicating with journalists, diplomats and printing presses ... etc, on behalf of public relations department.

June 1, 2004 May 1, 2005 | (Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.)

Manager (Designing, Managing, Client Servicing)

I was working as one man show, doing the graphic designing, client servicing and also, I was responsible of all production works related to the company.

September 30, 2002 May 28, 2004 | (Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.)

Graphic designer

Throughout I proved to be hard working, serious and competent. I perform my tasks with diligence and commitment and also assist my colleagues who may of my help at times of high workload. My character is amicable and cordial and I am respectful of the people whom I deal with. (certificate of the company)

May 1, 2000 July 11, 2002 | (Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.)

Computer section in-charge & Graphic designer

I was working as a graphic designer and I was responsible of all production works related to the company. I was working with mainly (photoshop, illustrator & Quark-X-Press)

October 1, 1998 February 2, 2000 | (Ras Al Khaimah - U.A.E.)

Computer section in-charge & Graphic designer

I was working as a graphic designer and I was responsible of all production works related to the company. I was working with mainly (photoshop, illustrator & Al Nasher Al Sahafi)

April 6, 1997 August 1, 1998 | (Ras Al Khaimah - U.A.E.)

Graphic Designer

I was working as a graphic designer and I was responsible of all production works related to the company. I was working with mainly (photoshop, illustrator & Al Nasher Al Sahafi)

January 17, 1995 February 6, 1997 | (Aleppo - Syria)

Trainee + Computer operator

I was learning on Apple Macintosh (operating system, page maker, etc), after that I start to work with the same place as an operator & fresh designer.

Education & Certificates

May 2006

Master of Arts / Graphic Design

3.19 GPA

August 2003

Bachelor of Arts / Graphic Design

3.19 GPA

October 2008
November 2001

British Embassy

IELTS

6.0 / 5.0

International English Language Testing System (General test 2008 & Academic test 2001).

December 2011

Goethe Institut

German Course Level B1

I have studied till B1.3 in the German Institute.