Basic Info

John Arsanious

10 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Senior graphic designer/Production manager at HSBC, Global Publishing Service

Experience Details

Senior graphic designer/Production manager

Banking, Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

–– Works with Clients and manage project, providing excellent customer service to place new briefs with the most appropriate staff for the project. Provides the team with creative direction, manages key projects and tasks within the team, and ensures all work is produced according to strict
corporate branding guidelines.
–– Ensures that the team achieves delivery needs, quality requirements, and mitigates risks on delivery, support the Workstream Leads and liaise with the different managers to ensure consistency of delivery, to share best practices and enhance processes.
–– Manage projects by performing all the project management process such as: planning, executing, monitoring and control and closing. Manages operational and technical issues encountered, working with quality to ensure correction and prevention.
–– Act as a primary day-to-day contact for partners on assigned design projects, taking ownership, build up the team’s ability to provide better service by regularly reporting project concerns and suggesting ways to resolve them, participating in project reviews.
–– Lead production team and oversee the delivery performance comprised of a cross-section of technical capabilities and specialisations brought together to deliver requirements of particular lines of businesses, performs project, stakeholder, people and workflow management requirements, and workstream coordination.
–– Responsible for the conceptualisation and design of solutions from concept to completion, through providing guidance to Designers/Design Associates who generate comps and create layouts and final artwork, responding to queries, managing issues, proactively suggesting solutions, work more closely with the Art Directors to consult any concpetualisation and design work performed.
–– Ensure a high quality of work, reviewing it against quality standards. Perform quality checks for the artwork produced by Designers/Design Associates to assure the quality of the artwork submitted.


Company Details

HSBC, Global Publishing Service (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Banking

N/A

Apr 2014 to present (2 years 8 months)
Graphic designer at HSBC, Global Publishing Service

Experience Details

Graphic designer

Banking, Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

–– Responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact; providing a range of design, layout and production services for output in print, web, interactive and marketing materials that fit project requirements; adhering to content and design guidelines; and contributing to the strategic and creative execution of communications. From strategic creative briefs, presents solid creative concepts for designs and skilled execution for all forms of communications.
–– Ensure a high quality of work by consistently taking responsibility for own work, reviewing it against quality standards, and consistently seeking to achieve zero quality errors and consistently improve quality standards.
–– Contribute to the team to achieve monthly delivery performance targets, coordinate with senior designers, production managers on production queries.
–– Work collaboratively with other members of the Design team and print production to find optimal solutions for final communication materials.
–– Effectively respond to business partner concerns/questions.


Company Details

HSBC, Global Publishing Service (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Banking

N/A

Jan 2011 to Mar 2014 (3 years 2 months)
Senior graphic designer at Be Brand Advertising Agency

Experience Details

Senior graphic designer

Creative/Design/Art, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Experienced (Non-Manager)

–– Create concepts and designs for printed materials, websites, 3D mock-ups and media work. Supervision over production process. Our clients are Microsoft, TNT, Gold’s Gym, InterClean company, Eastern Company for tobacco, Art Of Form gallery, JAC for home appliances and Pottery Café.


Company Details

Be Brand Advertising Agency

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising, Graphic Design , Publishing and Printing

N/A

Oct 2009 to Oct 2010 (1 year)
Graphic designer at Mediates Agency L.L.C.

Experience Details

Graphic designer

Creative/Design/Art, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Experienced (Non-Manager)

–– Creating concepts and designs relates to and support marketing materials and process for multinational and local clients such as logo design, posters, flyers and magazine ads; also books, catalogues, booths, stands/gondolas. Our multinational clients are P&G (Proctor & Gamble), Kraft, Axiom, Coldwell Banker, Renault, Iqarat Masr and Nokia. Our local clients are Raya, Giro Nil,
Al-Ahram for medical industries and Smart Village.


Company Details

Mediates Agency L.L.C.

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising, Publishing and Printing

N/A

Jan 2008 to Oct 2009 (1 year 9 months)
Graphic designer at Silver Studio Advertising

Experience Details

Graphic designer

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

–– Create designs and layouts for advertising items such as logos, Posters, flyers, magazine ads; Also, restaurant menus, Books , packages and bags.


Company Details

Silver Studio Advertising

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Feb 2007 to Jan 2008 (11 months)
Freelance graphic designer at Shepherd color separation Center

Experience Details

Freelance graphic designer

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

–– Create designs for medical products, like posters, flyers packs, calendar and bags.


Company Details

Shepherd color separation Center

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Graphic Design

N/A

Dec 2006 to Jan 2007 (1 month)
Freelance graphic designer at Silver Group advertising agency

Experience Details

Freelance graphic designer

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

–– Create designs for medical products.


Company Details

Silver Group advertising agency

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Graphic Design

N/A

Oct 2006 to Dec 2006 (2 months)
Media editor (Trainee) and freelance graphic designer at Sat 7 Channel (Non- Profitable organisation)

Experience Details

Media editor (Trainee) and freelance graphic designer

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

–– Editing programs using Final Cut Pro for broadcasting.
–– create designs for their marketing materials/advertisements/exhibitions such as posters (indoor/outdoor), CD covers, stickers and VHS covers.


Company Details

Sat 7 Channel (Non- Profitable organisation)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Media Production

N/A

Jul 2004 to Aug 2006 (2 years 1 month)

Achievements


Achievements
–– Dedicated Desi


Achievements
–– Dedicated Desi


Education

B.Sc. Applied Arts in Graphics and Advertising

Education Details

B.Sc. Applied Arts

Graphics and Advertising

Art & Design Academy (The High Institute of Applied Arts), Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Project Grade: Excellent

N/A

Art & Design Academy (The High Institute of Applied Arts)
2001 - 2006
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Saidi secondry School

Egypt

2001

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

mathematical Scientific

Saidi secondry School
2001

Certifications

3D Studio Max
Sep 2009

Certificate details

3D Studio Max

Sep 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

AutoDesk and Russian culture center

N/A

Certificate details

Project Management Fundamentals

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/ViewCertificate/3A9BE6ACCFB441768D3675845DF64050?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

3A9BE6

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Project Management Simplified

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/ViewCertificate/F7834A5DDA024E5A9319E929C77FD58F?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

F7834A

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Managing Project Communication

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Project-Communication/149841-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

71C96D

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Managing Project Budgets

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Project-Budgets/139982-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

89DD55

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Managing Project Schedules

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Project-Schedules/116477-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

97A1FF

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Managing Project Teams

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Project-Teams/139981-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

05F6AE

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Managing Project Stakeholders

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Project-Stakeholders/168242-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

C9BB6D

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Customer Service Fundamentals

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/ViewCertificate/031D34075EFB4297903296BFF94D14DB?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

031D34

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

The Manager's Guide to Managing Customer Expectations

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Managers-Guide-Managing-Customer-Expectations/456352-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

CBECD4

Lynda.com

N/A

Certificate details

Building Customer Loyalty

Sep 2016

N/A

https://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Building-Customer-Loyalty/174468-2.html?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=sharing&utm_campaign=certificate

61B9B7

Lynda.com

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Essentials of Team Dynamics

May 2012

HSBC Learning and Development (L&D) (HSBC Business School)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Influential Negotiation

Sep 2013

HSBC Learning and Development (L&D) (HSBC Business School)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Leadership Transitions (T1)

Jul 2014

HSBC Learning and Development (L&D) (HSBC Business School)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Introductory Business Writing Skills

Apr 2015

HSBC Learning and Development (L&D) (HSBC Business School)

N/A

Training/Course Details

At Our Best

Mar 2016

HSBC Learning and Development (L&D) (HSBC Business School)

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Photoshop

Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

InDesign

InDesign

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Illustrator:

Illustrator:

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Coral Draw:

Coral Draw:

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

3D Studio Max

3D Studio Max

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Finial Cut Pro (Mac)

Finial Cut Pro (Mac)

: Beginner

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Account Management

Account Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Customer Relationship

Customer Relationship

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Corporate Identity management

Corporate Identity management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Planner, Business-oriented, Communicator, Customer-oriented, Initiative

Online Presence

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