I am a professional Graphic & Web Designer and Computer Print, Web & Video Production Specialist with extensive experience in design and production of newspapers, magazines, books and catalogs, as well as work with the World Wide Web. I am proficient in QuarkXPress, InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Acrobat, and web media programs - Flash andDreamWeaver ; HTML and Action Script. I haveseveral years experience in video production using Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects and 3D modeling/animation using Maya.

I received an M.A. from the Moscow Architectural Institute. More recently, I have been taking graduate level courses at the Parsons School of Design and The Career Center in New York, as well as regularly attending seminars given by Apple, Adobe and Macromedia.

Since I had arrived in New York in 1994, I have worked with several newspapers, magazines, advertising and news agencies, multiple independent clients and the United Nations Children's Fund. My past work experience includes long term employment at the Museum for the Preservation of Historic Art and Architecture; theater production and design; and work for several publishing houses in Moscow and New York. I have also conducted several classes at the Moscow Institute of Design and Architecture, as well as private graphic and web design workshops.

I am able to adapt quickly to new and fast-paced environments, grasp new concepts and handle multiple projects and deadlines; I have worked both independently and with a team with equal success. I hope to offer both my experience and flexibility to the workplace.

QUALIFICATIONS

Graphic Designer, PRINT/WEB/VIDEO Production Specialist

• Fluent in a variety of desktop publishing software, multimedia and web development tools.
• Proficient in pre-press and digital production, editing digital images within PhotoShop, scanning, retouching and color correction, 2/C and 4/C printing.
• Able to work quickly and efficiently, both independently and within a team.
• Background in Fine Arts.
• Bilingual - English/Russian.

COMPUTER SKILLS


Mac & PC/Windows Platforms:

InDesign,
PhotoShop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Acrobat, MS Office, PowerPoint, DreamWeaver, Flash, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


• 18 years experience in print production using QuarkXPress, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and MS Office.
• 14 years experience in Web-related work using Flash, DreamWeaver, HTML.
• 5 years experience in video production using Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects.

1995 - current

Graphic Designer, Art Director, Print / Web / Video Production Artist, Information Architect, Advertising Consultant
P/T, F/T, Freelance

Clients included: Mark Batty Publishing, UNICEF, Global Advertising Strategies Inc., Media Press Corp., ITAR-TASS USA Inc., NEWSCOM, IntART, ARS-Interpres, Bijimba Consulting, CTI Records, Kotler Studio, The Network Journal, Miller Advertising Agency, The Gifted Portfolio, American Export Lines, RNG Travel, ECONO Phone, Finnair, Aeroflot, Mercy College, Cruise Market, Kremlyovskaya Vodka, Friedman Furs, and others. Newspapers: EXPRESS, Arguments & Facts, PimeTime magazine, and others.

1986 - 1994

Illustrator, Graphic Designer

Moscow publishing houses: “IMA-Press”, “Fine Art”, “Science”, “Children’s Literature”
Magazines: “Knowledge is Power”, “Chemistry & Life”, “Science & Religion”, “Funny Pics”

EDUCATION

Graphic Digital Design, WEB Design & New Media, Parsons School of Design, New York
CIW Web Development & E-Commerce, The Career Center, New York
M.A. Architecture, Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow
B.A. Design, Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow