Kety Duran

Freelance Photographer | Art Director

Level
Senior
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Highly creative and multitalented arts and design specialist with over 10 years of experience in art, visual communication, and photography. Well-versed in devising creative ideas and managing the teams of people. Proven expertise in the arts, photography, graphic/print design, marketing, and event direction. Possess flexibility and commitment to the work. Ability to keep the company forefront in branding, photography, and design. Native communicator of Spanish and the Catalan, with fluency in English language.

Skills

  • Art
  • Photography
  • Editing
  • Retouching
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Events Planning
  • Client Service
  • Marketing
  • Content Management
  • Project Planning

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Packshot Factory Ltd

    Packshot Factory Ltd

    • Publishing
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    Kety Duran

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      Marçal Vaquer Studio

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        Pruna Motor

        Work history

        Currently

        Fashion Photographer

        Packshot Factory Ltd

        Dec 2019
        • Dublin, Ireland
        • Freelance
        • Pulled of standard neutral background shots for Arnotts and Brown Thomas using studio lighting (strobes, soft boxes, umbrellas). Able to find the right angle, shape, or detail to properly capture a product's design and match the brand portfolio aesthetic. I use to shoot on model, on mannequin and lay flats. Photograph apparel and other products for clients’ advertising, marketing, and e-commerce needs. Retouched to industry standard including compositing, liquifying, and other photo manipulation techniques. I am working with e-commerce merchandise coordinators to establish and maintain an efficient workflow.

        Currently

        Freelance Art Director, Photographer and Graphic Designer

        Kety Duran

        Sep 2013
        • Barcelona, Spain
        • Freelance
        • Experienced and creative photographer and graphic designer bringing forth a true passion for the visual communication. Design of briefings and moodboards slide shows for advertising agencies and design studios. Retouching of images using my Lightroom, Captur One and Photoshop skills. Committed to the ultimate satisfaction of a client.

        2019

        Studio Manager

        Marçal Vaquer Studio

        Feb 2019 - May 2019
        • Barcelona, Spain
        • Internship
        • Created the engaging and on-brand moodboard slide shows for graphic design agencies by conceptualising the visuals based on their requirements and ensured the ultimate satisfaction of clients. - Managed all product photography shootings of the Marçal Vaquer Studio, for major brands such as Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Gigi, and Etnia Barcelona. - Assured the perfectness of each session by liaising with all the people of project.

        2019

        Art Director – Event Production

        Pruna Motor

        Jan 2012 - Jan 2019
        • Granollers, Spain
        • Internship
        • Steered all aspects of creative process from copywriting to design, photography, and execution. Accredited for creating and managing the accounts of key clients. Provided expert-level leadership, motivation, and support to the all staff personnel, which resulting in excellent workflow, performance, and productivity. Liaised with the customers to identify their needs and achieve the complete client satisfaction. - Honoured with award for best local marketing campaign for MINI brand in Spain. - Maintained the company as one of best reputable automotive groups in Spain.

        2011

        Creative Graphic Designer – Fashion

        Diseño e Impresión Indet

        Sep 2008 - Feb 2011
        • 08170 Montornès del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
        • Internship
        • Produced the creative designs of fashion labels for graphic arts industry by utilising different graphic and printing techniques. Effectively determined the production timeline for labels development. Assessed the customer desires and requirements with an aim to generate a creative graphic design product in line with set standards. - Improved the company’s presence at most important fairs in the sector in Paris and got brands such as Inditex, Nice Things, Woman Secret, and Jacadi. - Played a vital role in the opening of new offices in India, Bangladesh and China.

        Education

        2009

        Certificate of Higher Education (HNC) in graphic advertising design.

        Municipal School of Art and Design

        Sep 2006 - Jun 2009
        • 08530 La Garriga, Barcelona, Spain
        • • Graphic Design • Advertising • Photography

        2006

        Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
        • Barcelona, Spain
        • Fine Arts

        2000

        Vocational Education and Training (VET) in imaging laboratory.

        Mare de Déu de la Mercè Institute

        Sep 1999 - Jun 2000
        • Barcelona, Spain
        • • Black and white negative and color development • Photo retouching • Black and white and color lab • Photography • Light behavior • Color correction and dominant.

        Awards

        2014

        Honoured with award for best local marketing campaign for MINI brand in Spain

        Mini Spain

        • Best marketing campaign