Kaz Raad

Creative Director

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  • LocationMontpellier, France

About me

 

@MANYFOLD • ???? ???? • ? #minimalistdesign #midcenturymodern #retrofuturism #naturepatterns • ATX/MTP

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Communications
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Ideas Development

Work history

Currently

Creative Director

Manyfold

Nov 2002
  • + MANYFOLD is a design & consulting studio engaged in awakening your meaningful ideas. Our network of talented individuals will fight by your side on your epic journey to success, wielding hard earned skills and common sense to serve you. CODE & DEVELOPMENT Your online presence is the gateway to your brand, products and services. Let us help you score a homerun from the first pitch — responsive websites, online shops, or full blown applications: the web is our playground, we grew up wwwith it. DESIGN & BRAND CONSULTING Form and function must be finely tuned to your voice. Our pixel perfect delivery will bring the tone and vocabulary you need to write your story — graphic design, branding and identity: we solve these problems so you can stay focused. IDEAS & CONNECTIONS Good chemistry: the right ingredients at the right time. Careful collaboration has weaved our interdisciplinary network to reach far beyond the confines of screens — from conceptual to tangible: we offer full service communication strategies. MOBILE & SCALABLE No sir, mobile isn’t the future. We think mobile now, and mobile first — from wearable displays to the big screen, for small businesses or a global corporation, we can tailor to any size: screens, audiences or medium. FRIENDLY & NIMBLE We play nice with others, in-house and on the field. Agencies short on vitamin web often let us do the heavy lifting while they stay in the shade — go ahead, sell that full service package: we'll make sure you look your best for the picnic. SOCIAL & MARKETING Word of mouth is the king of all advertisements. Your customers are your best promoters, give them all they need to spread the word — copywriting, social integration, event marketing and coordination: #WeCanDoItToo. We gladly focus our efforts helping startups, creative agencies, small businesses and non-profits organizations. We have a knack for working with independent makers, art galleries and artists. Whichever it may be, we speak your language.

2010

Site Engineer, Web Developer and Proj. MGR

Apple

Mar 2004 - Jun 2010
  • * Established technology infrastructure for a growing business unit * Maintained production servers for database, web, and file sharing * Developed PHP/MySQL based web applications to create and track news updates, customer issues and trends and more for a global customer service team (400+ user base, worldwide, localized). * Managed company wide UAT and Business Validation for a proprietary customer inbound correspondence and ticket system, overseeing customer support and documentation. * Developed automation tools, scripts and procedural documents reducing overhead costs and streamlining business processes [decentralization] * Performed ad-hoc data analysis for business leads, owners and project managers. * Partnered with global, cross-functional team members to gather requirements, plan, and deploy development projects * Administered and launched an Enterprise Level Wiki, migrating all information and tools from individual silos to a centralized and scalable environment.

Education

2001

Design, Architecture, Film

University of Texas at Austin

Aug 1998 - Apr 2001
  • BS in Radio TV Film