Adnan Faraz

United Arab Emirates
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CERTIFICATES

2017-Present                       University of New South Wales
                                             Master of Design (Experience Design)

2014-2016                            SAE Institute Dubai
                                             Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design)

2011-2014                            American University of Sharjah

Received Microsoft App Academy Certificate for Windows Phone Development
Training; Developed and Created Microsoft Windows Phone 8 App ‘Salik Recharger’
Received Certificate for Event Photography Workshop

2009-2011                            Cambridge International School

A Levels; ICT & Media
Received Certificate of Excellence in Arabic
Received a 103/120 for English proficiency on the internet based TOEFL test

2000-2009                            Arab Unity School
IGCSE; Information and Communication Technology (A), Physics (A),
Biology (A), Chemistry (A),  Mathematics (B), English (B), Environmental                                                               Management (C)

2007                                       Arab Unity School

Diploma at Foundation Level in IT Skills for Electronic Communication,
Databases, Spreadsheets, Word Processing

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014-Current                     The Flex on Fox Middle East

  • Intern Photographer and Graphic Designer

2013-2014                            Johnson and Johnsons

  • Photographer
  • Retoucher

2012-2013                            Websters ME

  • In-house graphic designer
  • Content Writer
  • Website Designer

2012-2013                            Zee TV Middle East

  • Social Media Manager
  • Freelance Graphic Designer
  • Photographer

2011-2014                            American University of Sharjah

  • Photographer for the Leopard Student Newspaper
  • Photo Editor for the Leopard Student Newspaper
  • Writer for the Leopard Student Newspaper
  • Photographer and designer for the Indian Cultural Club
  • Executive Secretary for the Bangladeshi Cultural Club

2010-2011                            Community Service at the Cambridge International School

  • Aided in teaching junior students at school
  • Assisted Supervisors with ICT related tasks
  • Founded and led the Cambridge Archives, a group dedicated to photography and media

2010-2011                            Leadership role in the Careers Committee

  • Photographed events for the career committee
  • Assisted career counselor with assigned tasks
  • Assisted junior students in selecting the right courses and future universities

 

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND INFORMATION

I am skilled in the use of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. I am an experienced photographer and have worked on both commercial and retail projects. I am a touch typist with up to 56 words per minute and am also skilled in the Microsoft Office Suite. I maintain a design blog where I enjoy displaying my personal projects and describing them in depth. I have good writing skills and have worked at the Leopard Student Newspaper in the American University of Sharjah. My mission is to work alongside industry professionals in Media and Advertising and to further improve my skills through them. By keeping myself open to new traits in my field I find myself to be flexible in my work. I am capable of handling difficult situations and manage my time well under pressure.

REFEREES

 

Available upon request
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Adnan Faraz