Work experience

2019–

Multipress sp. z o.o.
Packaging Printshop
Graphic Designer / Prepress Consultant
B2B Contract

1996–

Eurotone SGU
Graphic Design Studio
Graphic Designer / Owner

 

2006–2008

Argos Translations Ltd.
Translation & Localization Company
Graphic Designer / deputy manager of DTP Dept.

2000-2002

AR Forum
Advertising Agency
Graphic Designer / Co-owner

1997–2000

Artman Studio
Graphic Design Studio
Traffic Manager

1995–1997

Dziennik Polski (newspaper)
“Jagiellonia” Marketing & Advertising Agency
DTP Specialist

Professional skills

  • designing and creating websites using WordPress CMS platform,
  • UI/UX design of webpages and GUI (Graphical User Interfaces) for electronic devices,
  • designing of Visual Information Systems and outdoor signage solutions,
  • designing of company’s Corporate Identities, brand identity elements and Key Visuals,
  • designing of company folders, business cards and letters along with other company marketing collateral materials,
  • graphic designing of roll up’s, banners, posters, billboards and fair exhibitions,
  • graphic designing and DTP of all printed media including product catalogues, folders, leaflets, etc.,
  • graphic designing of car signage and wrapping,
  • multilingual localization of DTP materials using CAT tools (Computer Aided Translation),
  • fluent in pre-press processing of DTP materials, including ICM color calibration, imposition, preparation for various print and binding technologies,
  • basic 3D modeling, animating and rendering using 3D Studio MAX and VRay,
  • basic video editing using Adobe Premiere, Adobe Animate and Adobe After Effects,
  • audio editing using Audiacity and Adobe Audition,
  • subtitles editing using SubEdit,
  • advertising photography using digital and analogue SLR cameras,
  • designing animated presentations using Power Point.

Software skills

  • fluent in using DTP applications on Windows and Mac OS platforms including ICC based color calibration, color gamuts and pre-press preparation.
  • Software: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, FrameMaker, PageMaker, Freehand, Bridge&Camera Raw, Quark Xpress, Corel Draw,
  • modeling, rendering and animation using 3D Studio MAX+VRay,
  • fluent in using PowerPoint for preparing animated presentations,
  • fluent using MS Office and OpenOffice suits,
  • good knowledge of Adobe Animate and video editing in Adobe Premiere/After Effects, audio editing using Audacity,
  • creating web pages using WordPress framework, basic knowledge of HTML5 and CSS,
  • web page prototyping using Adobe XD, InVision and Adobe InDesign.

Other skills

  • knowledge of personal computer hardware & software (PC assembly, OS installation, basic networking),
  • mainly historical programming skills (BASIC, PHP, Assembler),
  • knowledge of audio and video equipment technology and configuration, some electronic skills,
  • B&W darkroom development,
  • silk screen printing,
  • extended knowledge of automobiles and motorcycles construction and repairing procedures,
  • category “B” & “A” driving license for 29 and 12 years respectively.

Languages

  • Polish – native,
  • English – very good,
  • German – intermediate (needs refreshing),
  • Russian – intermediate (needs refreshing).

Interests / hobby

  • motorcycle expeditions,
  • science and technology, electronics,
  • airplane flight simulators,
  • ‘60 to ‘80 American cinematography,
  • automobiles & motorbikes – motor engineering,
  • ‘60 to ‘80 rock and pop music.

Education

1992–1996

Academy of Economics in Cracow
Department of Marketing and Management

Polish Open University in Cracow
(discontinued)

1989–1992

Witkowski 5th High School, Cracow, Poland

XI’90–V’91

Storrs Municipal High School, Storrs, CT, USA

1987–1988

Nowodworski 1st High School, Cracow, Poland

Certificates

2019

User Experience Design (UX) Fundamentals
Udemy/ Joe Natoli, USA

UX & Web Design Master Course: Strategy, Design, Development
Udemy/ Joe Natoli, USA