Introduction

My name is Amoona Saohin and I am a freelance artist, designer and illustrator currently based in London. 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.

Curriculum Vitae

Illustrator / Graphic Designer - Freelance (Jan 2018 - present)
My current work includes creating illustrations and providing graphic design support. My responsibilities include brainstorming ideas and oversee the conception of project from start to completion. 

Titan Comics - Associate Art Editor / Comics Editor (Apr 2016 - Jan 2018)
Responsibilities:
+ 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)
Responsibilities:
+ 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)
Responsibilities:
+ 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.

EDUCATION

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 Modelling and Animation, Drawing, Water-Based Painting, Digital Photography, Web Design, Motion Graphics

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