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OCT. 2012 › PRESENT
Art Director/Product designer, MOZAIK (Ms. Audrey Zucker).
My role has evolved from being primarily a UI & UX designer to a Digital Producer, Making Ideas Reality. Assisting in the selection of production partners in digital projects. Serve as a liaison between parties during the entire lifespan of the project. Often translating tech-lingo to client-speak and vice versa. Discover problems before they occur.
As a Creative Technologist, serving as a to the traditional creative team. Or take part in a larger platoon as creative technologist. Solve communication problems and handle user-experience, technology and usability.
As a Strategist & Researcher, discovering core problems. Collaborating with specialists, generalists and the audience to examine what worked, what didn’t work elsewhere and extrapolate where to go next.
DEC. 2010 › PRESENT
Scenographer/Production designer, DIPLOMATES (Mr. Matthieu Prat)
I am regularly commissioned to coordinate & source all production aspects of numerous fashion shows & presentations. During that period I designed bespoke cat walks and back-drops from conception to construction, managed teams of up to 20 people for clients such as Damir Doma, Céline, Adam Kimmel, Bernard Wilhem & several more. I also developed unique tailor-made furniture based on individual orders. This position required excellent communication skills, team management & fast decision making under heavy pressure deadlines.
NOV. 2002 › PRESENT
Freelance Graphic/Web/Set Designer, Art Director & Creative Consultant both in Greece & France. The last year I’ve been mostly doing art direction & consulting for clients that need to build their visual communication strategy along with a strong aesthetic guidance for their projects. This translates from concept development to production planing, team building & market research. Web User Interface design mainly for company profiles & portfolios.
SEP. 2008 › OCT. 2011
Partner/Founder/Creative director, RE:OKSIS (Mr. Philippe Charpentier / Mr. Cyril Fontaine) involved in all decision, design, sales and production aspects of the company since its launch in 2008. I have managed a team of up to 8, helped towards excellent delivery deadlines and out-sourced alongside several advertisement firms, tv stations etc… Our main focus as a structure was developing Corporate Identity systems, print communication, User Interfaces, Motion Graphics & 3D imagery & animation.
Our list of clients included, OMMA (Athens Concert Hall), Greek Festival, Nike SB, Korres Natural Products, Mtv Greece, Stage Design Office, Filmiki Productions, Edgar Entertainment, The Meet Market, Psarokokalo short film festival, Mompso, Sport Service
AUG. 2006 › MAY. 2009
Partner/Art Director/Buyer, LILLYPUTE (Mr. Andreas Yennimatas) involved in all decision making, buying, design, sales. I had the opportunity to establish a first hand knowledge on what customers expect from street fashion apparel on a customer service, interrior, communication design and merchandising level.
JAN. 2004 › JAN. 2005
Graphic Designer/Photo editor, REBEL MAGAZINE (Mr. Fabrice Paineau) Worked closely to art director Monica Alesina & chief editor Fabrice Paineau for 2 consecutive seasons towards designing the magazine’s layout, photo content research & editing, being in direct liaison with all foreign contributors. This position required excellent knowledge of written & spoken French & english language.
2000 › 2005
• Illustrated Athens Voice press cover
• Window designs for Attica brand store
• Several graffiti artworks for tv commercials/shops/interiors
• Took part of the Urban Art exhibitions organized by Bonhams in Athens
• Booth design for clients such as: L’Oreal, Mtv, LG, Nintendo
SEP. 2003 › DEC. 2003
4 months internship at the LABRADOR Advertisement Firm. Made mosty corporate annual reports & assisted the creation of Corporate Identities.
JUN. 2003 › AUG. 2003
3 months in-house graphic designer at ZOLOTAS Jewelers. Designed their web-presence in flash & numerous promotional print materials.
JAN. 2003 › MAR. 2003
3 months internship at ELITE Model Agency Paris. Assigned to update Model books, keep track of weekly & monthly press.