Basic Info

Maryam Elkayal

4 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Freelancer Character designer and Illustrator at Upwork

Experience Details

Freelancer Character designer and Illustrator

Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Freelancer Character designer , Illustrator and 2d animator.


Company Details

Upwork

Egypt

N/A

Media Production

www.upwork.com

Mar 2013 to present (4 years 4 months)
Senior Comics artist at Overpower

Experience Details

Senior Comics artist

Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for all the Concept art.
Penciling and inking comics magazines


Company Details

Overpower

Giza, Egypt

1-10 employees

Entertainment

overpower.studio

Aug 2016 to Nov 2016 (3 months)

Achievements


1-My best achievement was in 2008 , as a leader for organizing and managing a week camp in hurghada for 24 college students volunteers and 24 blind child with no other supervisors. 2-setting up my freelance profile and work on upwork.com is very challenging as a mom of two. 3-studying animation 2D and 3D and constant learning and practice. As it is my first passion.

Education

Technical Diploma in ToonBoom harmony premium

Education Details

Technical Diploma

ToonBoom harmony premium

Fusion VFX - ToonBoom authorised training centre, Egypt

Not specified

2d animation

N/A

Fusion VFX - ToonBoom authorised training centre
2015 - 2016
Bachelor of fine arts in Painting Department - Oil Painting

Education Details

Bachelor of fine arts

Painting Department - Oil Painting

Alexandria University, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

bachelor of fine arts, oil painting dept.

Alexandria University
2003 - 2008
Technical Diploma in Mastering Autodesk Maya

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Mastering Autodesk Maya

Premiere Art School - Alexandria , Egypt, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

3D animation Diploma Autodesk MAYA

Premiere Art School - Alexandria , Egypt
2006 - 2007
Technical Diploma in Mastering Autodesk 3ds max

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Mastering Autodesk 3ds max

YAT education - Alexandria ,Egypt, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

3D Animation Diploma Autodesk 3ds max

YAT education - Alexandria ,Egypt
2003 - 2004
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Ecole Saint Joseph

Egypt

2003

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Ecole Saint Joseph
2003

Certifications

Certificate details

Alliance Francaise

Apr 2001

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Certificate details

toonboom certified associate

Dec 2015

N/A

N/A

N/A

ToonBoom

N/A

IELTS
Jan 2017

Certificate details

IELTS

Jan 2017

7 out of 9

N/A

N/A

British Council of Egypt

International English language testing system

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Documentary film making

Jan 2008

the Mediterranean institute of Gender Studies -Nicosia- cyprus

Nicosia- Cyprus had a training in "Documentary film making" By the Mediterranean institute of Gender Studies Participated in Gender concerning issues Seminar

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Profile Skills and Keywords

3ds MaxAdobe After EffectsAdobe IllustratorAdobe PremiereAlliance FrancaiseAmbitionAnimationArabicArtAutodesk MayaCampsCookingCreativeDesignDocumentary Film MakingEnglishEntertainmentEntrepreneurFamilyFreehand DrawingFreehand MFreelancer Character Designer And IllustratorFrenchGermanIELTSIllustrationInitiativeLeaderMastering Autodesk 3ds MaxMastering Autodesk MayaMedia ProductionPaintingPainting Department - Oil PaintingPersistentPhotoshopSenior Comics ArtistSketchbook ProToon Boom Harmony 12ToonBoom Harmony PremiumToonboom Certified AssociateTraveling

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

German

German

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

sketchbook pro

sketchbook pro

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

freehand M

freehand M

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Freehand Drawing

Freehand Drawing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

painting

painting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

photoshop

photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

autodesk maya

autodesk maya

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

toon boom harmony 12

toon boom harmony 12

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

adobe premiere

adobe premiere

: Intermediate

: Little

:

Less than 1 year

3ds Max

3ds Max

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Illustration

Illustration

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Painting

Painting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Animation

Animation

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Leader, Creative, Initiative, Persistent, Entrepreneur

Online Presence

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryamelkayalwww.behance.net/maryamelkayal

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