Basic Info

Shahira Yahia

2 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Market Research + Product Development at RE•shrimp

Experience Details

Market Research + Product Development

Analyst/Research

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Exploring market opportunities for the optimisation of shrimp waste into organic agricultural products.


Company Details

RE•shrimp

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

N/A

Oct 2015 to present (1 year 10 months)
Product development + Documentation at AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala

Experience Details

Product development + Documentation

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

Developing the traditional Khayameya craft by empowering housewives to lead home businesses.


Company Details

AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

http://www.akdn.org/where-we-work/middle-east/egypt

Feb 2016 to Apr 2016 (2 months)
RESEARCH + PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT at German University in Cairo-PreMasters program (student activity)

Experience Details

RESEARCH + PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Creative/Design/Art

Student

CLAY x PALM EDIBLE ROOFTOP SYSTEM

Artisans + designers meet to co-design effective solutions tackling the toughest local challenges.


Company Details

German University in Cairo-PreMasters program (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Feb 2015 to May 2015 (3 months)
COMMUNICATION STRATEGY DEVELOPER at German University in Cairo -PreMasters Program (student activity)

Experience Details

COMMUNICATION STRATEGY DEVELOPER

Creative/Design/Art

Student

SCHWEPPES CSR CAMPAIGN

Designing the campaign’s communication strategy to trend-set healthier drinking habits amongst youth.


Company Details

German University in Cairo -PreMasters Program (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Sep 2014 to Jan 2015 (4 months)
Product Designer at German University in Cairo

Experience Details

Product Designer

Creative/Design/Art

Student

MOBILE KIOSK FOR STREET VENDORS

Street vendors on-the-go; facilitating integration into the government’s ‘Moving Markets Scheme’.


Company Details

German University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

N/A

Oct 2014 to Jan 2015 (3 months)
Waste Management System Designer at German University in Cairo - Bachelor Project

Experience Details

Waste Management System Designer

Creative/Design/Art

Student

GERMAN UNIVERSITY UP-CYCLED CAMPUS

In Collaboration with GUC's Administration and Hospitality department, I designed a campus waste management system; eliminating Food+Beverages’ plastics waste by up-cycling paper waste into paper pulp packaging.


Company Details

German University in Cairo - Bachelor Project

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.guc.edu.eg/

Jan 2014 to Jun 2014 (5 months)

Education

Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences & Arts

Education Details

Bachelor of Science

Applied Sciences & Arts, Product Design

German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Primarily studied Product design fields; Systems, Furniture, Lighting, Mobility, Public Design And complementary subjects; ergonomics, usability, social sciences,& communication strategy

I am a topic-focused designer; Socio-cultural & sustainable development. I adapt my skills to challenges; thus solutions' type is variable to projects; ranging systems, services, to product design.

German University in Cairo (GUC)
2010 - 2015
High School - IGCSE

High School Details

IGCSE

Maadi Narmer School

Egypt

2010

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Maadi Narmer School
2010

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Communication Strategy

Jan 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Khayameya Craft

Apr 2016

AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Economy

May 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Market Research Bootcamp

May 2016

GESR x Clean Tech Arabia - AUC GrEEK Campus

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design Thinking

Sep 2015

UNDP x GESR - Fayoum

N/A

Training/Course Details

Product Development Made Lean

Oct 2015

GESR x Nick Norena

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Ergonomics

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Usability

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design Thinking

Mar 2016

GrEEK - MakerFaire

N/A

Training/Course Details

Material Sciences

Jun 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Manufacturing Techniques

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Problem Solving

Problem Solving

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Indesign

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Research

Research

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Market Research

Market Research

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Initiative, Innovative, Persistent, Team Player

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