Mona Wishkahi

Art Director / Graphic designer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

I'm free for Freelance jobs working remotely... An energetic, bold and highly skilled creative Art Director, I build business confidence in the delivery of high-profile campaigns across the Media sector. Blending commerciality and visual strategies into my delivery, I provide the end-to-end branded collateral for marketing, social and video release. A passionate and engaging personality, I am unafraid of questioning strategies, leading commissioning with internal and freelance teams and media campaigns with hands-on delivery. Empowering creativity in every quarter, I nurture a connected organisational culture that reaps rewards from collaborative campaigns from conceptualisation through to end-product execution. 9+ years as a creative force in Media, TV, Film, Entertainment & Consumer Website: https://www.monmondesign.com/ Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/monmondesign

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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

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • W

    Wine Box Company Limited

    Work history

    Currently

    Senior Designer/ Art Director

    Wine Box Company Limited

    Sep 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Conceptualising differentiated and high-impact marketing and creative collateral across print and digital, serving the needs of internal marketing and external clients, I oversee the creativity, quality and work of the design team, executing campaigns and project with pin-point precision. I hold the creative vision of WBC and client brands within my hands, blending 360° marketing with visually appealing design and engaging content that takes a concept into a viable, commercialised and unique design solution. • Increased publications from 3 to 11 per year by restructuring creative processes; hands-on as an Art Director throughout building photoshoot sets, layouts, templates and project plans. • Led the re-imagination of the website with monthly banner and seasonal refreshes that has increased UK sales through inbuilt UX. • Launched new social media content, curating a visual posting plan for maketing that has increased followers and sales engagement. • Recruiting and connecting the sharpest creative and technical minds together to reinvent digital platform design. • Commissioning video and graphical content, overseeing project and campaign delivery and artistry from 3D and 2D artists. • Unifying the work of Creative Directors, capturing business and creative requirements to create briefs for team activation. • Coaching teams to create layouts, mockups, prototypes and illustrations to achieve the buy-in of directors to design reinventions. • Analysing competitor activities to stand the brand apart through unique, tactical and immersive designed campaigns. • Conceptualising, activating and driving the design lifecycle of digital marketing campaigns with a full-funnel approach. • Pitching video storyboards, design explorations and social executions to clients, stakeholders and directors. • Quality assuring all publications, catalogues, newspapers, communications, marketing assets and digital positions.

    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

    2009

    Bachelor of Arts (BA)

    Academy of Visual Arts Frankfurt

    May 2005 - Dec 2009
    • Frankfurt, Germany
    • https://academy-of-visual-arts.com/

    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.