Seasoned, multifaceted creative professional with 12 years of experience. Offering a diverse combination of skills(Print, Digital & UX/UI) encompassing creativity, client relations, projects & resource management. Distinguished by proven ability to take complete ownership of projects by utilizing these skill sets along with keen attention to detail, effective communication, and work ethics.
I, as an Art Director, have taken my job beyond the clients and customers to breaking design monopoly and setting new trends in a market replete with plagiarized designs. Setting market goals of brands like Hardees and Fruita Vitals provided me with an opportunity to put to test my understanding of design and psychology of the consumer.
My Online Porfolio Link: www.behance.net/waqarbukharri
Developed, collaborated with, and directed creative team to create concepts based on the clients vision, while guarding brand standards.
Interacted with clients to discuss creative and functional possibilities and marketing strategies for their Creative Campaign, Modern Trade & Promotion.
Directed and developed creative designs for assigned projects and insured that all client objectives were met.
Prepared... Reviewed...Signed off on printer proofs, and attend press checks.
Additional areas of design e-commerce ad, banner ads, branding/packaging design, photo retouching and photo shoot direction.
Designed projects and collaborated with multi-functional project team of 5+ members colleagues to develop creative and effective advertising concepts, from ideation through final projects.
Organized all creative materials to ensure their smooth transition to other departments.
Provided design direction for quarterly magazine reaching over 25,000 readers.
Created cover and magazine layout designing.
Communicated clearly with clients relating to the development of their ad designs.
Provided art direction, photo styling, assistance on photo shoots & post-production phase.
Advanced company branding via the design of promotional materials, including media kits
and event displays.
Proofed and performed pre-vpress production.
Superior graphic design, print production, ads, marketing collateral, brochures, and logo design.
Worked closely with the communication and marketing team to brainstorm creative concepts and generate optimal promotional media.