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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Art Director - Film - Art Director

About me

Mona Rezazadeh Wishkahi is an Art Director and Graphic Designer from Germany based in London. She has been working as a Graphic Designer and Assistant Director independent of one another in almost all national and international projects (high and low budget) in Germany. Her thesis (short movie - "Migräne Das Monster In Mir") has gained worldwide recognition and was broadcasted on several international festivals. Furthermore, the movie was bought from KIK-Kanal (KIK-channel) and it has been aired from 2010 to 2015 in 500 hospitals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 2013 she moved to London to experience a more wide range of design in the international market. After few freelance graphic design jobs she started working for a property investment company - YPC Group - in the Marketing department leading the design/art work and team. Working alongside the Marketing Manager assessing the performance of advertisement whilst monitoring and split testing them. In 2014 she decided to work for her favourite Iranian channel, manoto TV (MTN - Marjan Television Network) started as a graphic designer. Since 2015 she is leading the Art Department at manoto TV. Taking care of the Art Direction and Set Design as well as being one of the channel promo Directors.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Google Sketchup
  • Sketchup 3D

Work history

Currently

Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Creating high-level, through-the-line campaigns for the TV network; my influence has spanned from media release through to consumer goods. A creative giant, I am responsible for concept and idea generation through to leading the creative talent that achieves briefs and project outcomes. Delivering creative campaigns in partnerships with Producers & Directors visualising style, graphics and representing the brand across multi-channel release. Creating of innovative promo campaigns from ideas to video direction. Crafting bold creative visuals for promo campaigns for TV shows. Eliciting requirements to clarify briefs and secure project schedules. Conceptualising with Producers and Directors on visual style. Authoring scripts and copy, developing graphics and marketing collateral Commissioning external teams to deliver content and visuals. Pitching ideas and securing buy-in to creative strategies. Managing projects end-to-end achieving budget and deadline. - Influencing from graphics and marketing collateral to costumes, props, special effects, make-up and photography, lighting and sound.

2016

Dec 2014 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Delivering all marketing and creative collateral for creative visual projects, I influenced the creative impact of key campaigns, print and web platforms and commercial branding. Liaising with Producers, Editors and Creative Directors, I achieved briefs through strong storyboarding and visuals. Translated the brief commissioning teams to support creative delivery. Utilised Adobe Creative Suite to produce 2D and 3D visual. Conceptualised and pitched graphical ideas connecting with the latest trends and innovations. - Specialised in print & digital graphics with strong visual impacts

2014

Graphic Designer

YPC Group

Nov 2013 - Nov 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Leading artwork across print, web and online advertising, I blended targeted customer campaigns for FMCG and Retail clients with visual strategies to inspire audience engagement and conversion. With a strong in uencer on digital and social graphics, I worked closely with the Marketing Manager to deliver all visual marketing collateral for multichannel release. • Delivered all artwork for the company. • Rebranded the company visuals across all platforms. • Solving key visual problems and crafting new graphics solutions. • Led idea generation, brainstorms and creative talent through projects. • Managed commissioning, brand standards and campaign performance. - Delivered print advertising, web design, online advertising, PPC visuals, magazine and media graphics, landing pages, email launches, social media graphics, video content and photography; supported business pitches and presentations to brand vision.

2014

Art Director / Graphic Designer

monmonDesign

Jan 2010 - Nov 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • 2010 – PRESENT Producing bold, original design and art direction at the pinnacle of creative excellence, I ask the questions and provide the answers to visual strategies and lead the way in setting new trends. Delivering hands-on with key clients, I have secured commissions from major global brands. Media • TV • Entertainment • FMCG • Commercial - GBSR Ltd, London - RSK, Frankfurt - SamFilm, Munich - Constantin Film Production GmbH - 20th Century Fox - U5 Film Production, Frankfurt - Badlands Film, Berlin & Paris - Rohfilm GmbH, Leipzig & Australia - Odeon TV, Germany - Malena Film Productions - PANTALEON Films GmbH, Berlin - Pandora Film Produktion, Norway - Enigma Films, Munich

Education

2010

Bachelor of Arts Communications

Academy of Visual Arts Frankfurt

May 2005 - Jan 2010
  • Frankfurt, Germany

2005

Mar 2003 - May 2005
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • I changed to Academy of Visual Arts, Frankfurt in 2005

Awards

2010

Published work TV 2010 - 2015

KIK - Kanal

  • Migräne das Monster In Mir Published work: My thesis (short movie) has gained worldwide recognition and was broadcasted on several international festivals. Furthermore, the movie was bought from KIK-Kanal (KIK-channel) and it has been aired throughout 2015 and for the past 5 years in 500 hospitals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.