kalyani puranik

graphic designer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

• A versatile Graphic Designer with strong conceptual thinking and delivers highly creative designs based on a methodologic approach of problem-solving • A broad-minded thinker, able to experiment and offer a variety of design solutions which adhere to the given brief • Intimate knowledge of design tools with a healthy design background • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams as an individual contributor from the initial creative process, conceptions, designing to completion • Excellent organizational skills to plan and prioritize tasks under tight deadlines • Determination to grow professionally and personally for a positive self-development • Confident and has a positive attitude with excellent communication skills • Updated with design-related conferences and festivals to stay on par with trends of the industry • International award-winning projects in communication and packaging design A strong desire to make a difference through designs which reflect on real-world scenarios. Proactive, vibrant, energetic and friendly towards co-workers. Open to feedback from mentors to enhance skills. Work approach involves an understanding of requirements and project briefs, research, analysis, concepts, ideation, designing, execution and support.

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Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop/indesign/illustrator
  • Print Campaigns
  • Graphic Design
  • Communication Design
  • Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • C

    Cognizant Technology Solutions

    • K

      Kingston School of Art & Design

      Work history

      2017

      Dec 2016 - Aug 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Have been working with Student’s Union at Kingston University as a part-time Freelance Graphic Designer since December 2016. Worked on diverse projects which includes designing posters, pull-up banners, web banners, logo, leaflets, brochures, TV screen displays and flyers. Roles and Responsibilities: • Balance studies, work and time according to the requirements • Closely work with the student’s union team to understand their event and conceptualize the design language for it • Pro-actively participate in entire project life cycle from requirement understanding, conceptualizing, designing and support • Worked as a sole designer and also in a team depending upon a project’s need

      2016

      Jul 2014 - Feb 2016
      • India
      • Full Time
      • worked with Cognizant (India) as a Visual Designer from July 2014 to February 2016, on digital projects which included healthcare mobile app, internal websites, web banners and icon designs. Roles and Responsibilities: • Worked directly with the client and stakeholders starting from project understanding, research, concept development, visual design and support to the development team • Study and work as per client’s branding guidelines to deliver designs solutions within strict deadlines • Constantly interact with the design leads and learn from mentors to enhance professional and personal skills • Attend seminars and workshops to learn and upgrade to new design tools

      Education

      2017

      MA Communication design- graphic design

      Kingston School of Art & Design

      Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
      • London, United Kingdom

      Awards

      2018

      Adobe Design Achievement Awards

      Adobe

      • Semifinalist for Project 'Paperclip tp Spaceship' in Social Impact category

      2018

      Adobe Design Achievement Awards

      Adobe

      • Semifinalist for Project 'TEN' in Commercial (Print/ Graphic/ Illustration) category

      2017

      Core77 Design awards- student runner up

      Core 77 Design Awards

      • Runner Up for student project 'All Asians are not Chinese'

      2017

      Core77 Design awards- student notable

      Core 77 Design Awards

      • Core77 Design awards student winner for 'City Project'.