My name is Amoona Saohin and I am a graphic designer and illustrator currently based in Tokyo, Japan. My main skills are in creating illustrations, artworking and editorial design. I am proficient in using Adobe Creative tools including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. I spend my free time creating my own art and learning new tools and technologies. My clients include Hachette Partworks, The Good Life Society, Storyworlds Media and Titan Publishing Group.
​​​​​​​Illustrator / Graphic Designer - Freelance (Jan 2018 - Apr 2022)
+ Creating bespoke illustrations based on commission guidelines
+ Editorial spreads and cover designs for  magazines and books.
+ Creating logos, branding assets and icons for brand identity.
+ GIF animation for marketing and social media posts.
Titan Comics - Associate Art Editor / Comics Editor (Apr 2016 - Jan 2018)
+ Editorial art direction and lettering English re-prints of foreign published books.
+ Managing and commissioning teams of creatives and projects.
+ Creating flat-plans and assembling comic materials to print ready form.
+ Proofing comics pages for consistency, quality and art or lettering corrections.
+ Ensuring that original materials adhere to approved guidelines.
American University of Kuwait - Student Activities Assistant (Sep 2011 - Jun 2014)
+ Managing student communal space and daily activities.
+ Administration duties which include writing reports and keeping inventory.
+ Liaising with vendors and sponsors for student events on campus.
+ Overseeing schedules and event planning.
PAD10 - Graphic Design Intern (Mar 2014 - Apr 2014)
+ Designing annual reports and brochures for financial and research institutions.
+ Creating branding for small start-ups.
+ Logo visualization for several projects.
+ Creating art assets for advertising materials.

American University of Kuwait (2010 - 2014)
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
GPA 3.57 ( UK equiv 2:1 )
Core Courses: Digital Imaging, Typography, Colour Theory, 3D Modeling and Animation, Drawing, Water-Based Painting, Digital Photography, Web Design, Motion Graphics
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