Resume

My name is Nick Wasilieff, and I'm a graphic designer based in Regina, Saskatchewan. I have over 12 years of design experience, working for agencies, in-house marketing teams, and freelance.

Education

  • 2006-07
    MALASPINA COLLEGE UNIVERSITY
    Diploma in Digital Media Technology
  • 2004-06
    MALASPINA COLLEGE UNIVERSITY
    Diploma in Applied Arts: Graphics
  • 2004
    HOUSTON SECONDARY SCHOOL

Proficiencies

  • Art direction
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management
  • Working in high-pressure situations
  • Adapting to priority-changes
  • Creative writing
  • Proofreading
  • File organization
  • Clear communication
  • Proactive decision making

Specialties

Specializing in logo design

Logo Design

Specializing in website design

Web Design

Specializing in brochures

Page Layout

Work Experience

JUNE 2007 – APRIL 2016
IMPACT VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS | NANAIMO, BC
(MERGED WITH 460 COMMUNICATIONS IN JANUARY 2016)

Senior Graphic Designer / Art Director

  • Provided constructive feedback to junior, intermediate and senior designers
  • Collaborated with design team daily; brainstormed for campaigns
  • Created functional, modern and dynamic branding,
    print and web solutions for a variety of industries
  • Created high-level functional, modern and dynamic branding,
    print and web solutions for a variety of industries
  • Worked directly with clients, handling project management and design tasks
  • Participated in the vetting process for new additions to the creative team

Lead Designer for 7-Eleven Canada

  • Created monthly Point-of-Purchase signage
  • Oversaw projects from concept to completion
  • Worked closely with photographers, creative writers, vendors and printers
  • Handled 15-20 projects on average at a time
  • Regular photo manipulation work with an emphasis on food products
  • Attended monthly campaign photoshoots to direct the vision of the imagery
  • Acted as project manager on occasions where the regular PM was absent
  • Press-readied art files abiding by strict pre-press guidelines

APRIL 2016 – JANUARY 2020
OUTER LIMITS CREATIVE | KAMLOOPS / SALMON ARM, BC
Graphic Designer / Owner-Operator

  • Created functional, modern and dynamic branding,
    print and web solutions for a variety of industries
  • Worked with clients and collaborated with agencies across Canada
  • Project managed all jobs and met with clients
  • Designed modern, fully-responsive WordPress websites
  • Created content for print and web projects

SEPTEMBER 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2018
iTEL NETWORKS | KAMLOOPS, BC
Web Designer / Graphic Designer

  • Redesigned corporate website and performed regular web maintenance
  • Produced internal and external print collateral for the large sales team
  • Designed logos for products and corporate events
  • Created monthly eNewsletters and display ads
  • Provided art direction and creative input for the small marketing team

FEBRUARY 2020 – PRESENT
BROWN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP | REGINA, SK
Senior Art Director

Technical Knowledge

Adobe Illustrator CC100%

100% Complete

Adobe Photoshop CC100%

100% Complete

Adobe InDesign CC90%

90% Complete

Adobe Premier CC30%

30% Complete

WordPress95%

95% Complete

HTML70%

70% Complete

CSS90%

90% Complete

MAC Environment100%

100% Complete

PC Environment70%

70% Complete

PowerPoint70%

70% Complete

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