Page 01 Dated: 13th, December, 2006
LETTER OF INTENT
Subject: Application for the position of Design Faculty Member
Please accept this application for the position of Design Faculty Member. I believe my expertise and years of experience as a Textile & Graphics Designer will be an asset to your corporation. I am interested in working for your organization to gain practical experience and additional knowledge pertaining to my field. I believe that my previous experience with administering NED Graphics software’s for Textile designingColor ways & Mapping, , 3D - Studio Max 7 for stand buildings in the exhibitions, Adobe PhotoShop CS, Adobe Illustrator 10 & Freehand 10 for textile and graphic designing, Flash XP, Dream viewer, Director, Adobe premiere for web site designing and presentations will be of interest to you. In addition, I have vast knowledge and experience with Textile Design according to the costumer needs in Updated Digital manner, Creation of new designs, Duplicates & Editing. I have also updated knowledge about Hardware & Software’s, both the implementations and installations of devices. I also have extensive practice to make a Brochures, Catalogues, Ad’s, Calendars, Banners, Poster, Stationary, Sign Boards, Bill Boards, Digital Photography with professional Cameras, Digital Presentations, 2D & 3D animations etc. I also generate the Trend Boards for colors and designs in Heimtextil 2004-5-6, Digital backup of all Designs, Web Designing & Interactive CD Designing & the directional experience in video documentary making. My experiences in customer service and retail have enhanced my communication skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment and I have proven to be efficient in both environments. As a highly motivated professional, I enjoy the challenge of complex demanding assignments. My welldeveloped writing and communication skills are assets to an office environment. I welcome the opportunity to elaborate on how I could make a substantial contribution to your organizations. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss this position with you one to one. Sincerely,
In charge CAD Design DESIGN STUDIO MANAMATEXTILE MILLS WLL KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN. firstname.lastname@example.org Mob.: 0097336657354
Bah. Address: Pak. Address:
Flat-31 Building-1382 Road-959 Block-909 East Riffa Kingdom of Bahrain. E-61 Shalimar Shopping Center, Gulistan - e - Jouhar Block 17, Karachi Pakistan. email@example.com /firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Phone: Pakistan Mob.: Home: Nationality: Religion: D.O.B:
00973-36657354 0092-333-3447449 92-021-4025820
05-12-1979 (26 years old)
Having 5 years experience in Textile & Graphic designing & its implementation & support. Highly skilled in interpersonal communications, telecommunications, and team facilitation. Employs an unwavering work ethic with an insatiable desire to learn and develop professional skills
Noteworthy Contributions •
• Designed a company's corporate identity for Heimtextil 2004-5-6 & Tex world 2006 Exhibitions presentation (like stand designing - brochures - banners - Trend boards 2004-5-6 - multimedia presentation – video presentation on plasma of the company - managed over all Professional Photography of Mill’s etc). Successfully created the interior designing of food court of Pace shopping center Lahore & Arena multimedia Center Karachi. Creation of own Mapping software for design visualization. Designed a Digital Backup system of all the designs of Al-Abid Silk Mills Archive
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Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Highly motivated and able to meet assigned tasks efficiently. More than 5-year work experience in office environment. Confident in taking own initiatives, as per circumstances. Have worked several assignments in team, as a leader and individual. Organized exhibitions, participated in International exhibitions like Heimtextil & Texworld.
•MANAMA...................................................................................................................................5/2005 - still Textile Mills WLL (kingdom of Bahrain) www.manamagroup.net In charge CAD, as designation, working on corporate identity of Manama textile mills WLL by designing stationery (calendars - pamphlets - poster - banners - paper bags - all related stationeries), textile designing computer based (using highly recognized software’s), brochures & catalogue designing, web designing,
interactive CD, video documentary, digital photography of over all mill, trend boards, color boards, digital presentations, digital backup of all Manama designs, arrangements in exhibitions. I also visit & organized your stand in the Heimtextil Exhibition which held in Germany on 10th -14th January, 2006 & organized the
complete presentational stuff like banners-stand-brochures-Fabric sample books-labels-Hangers-video presentations CD for Fabric exhibition Tex world in Paris held on 18th to 21st September 2006. •ALABID ...............................................................................................................................5/2003 - 4/2005 Silk Mills Pvt. Ltd. Karachi Pakistan www.alabid.com (Textile Art Designer) Responsible for the new Design Creations and implementation of new ideas in Presentations, including Multi-Media Presentations - Web site - Interactive CD - Photography - Desktop Designing - Stationary - Trend boards for meetings & exhibitions. Also managing the Digital backup of all the designs in showroom & Cad. •Textile Institute of Pakistan....................................................................................................10/03 - 4/2005 (APTMA PROJECT) www.tip.edu.pk (Lecturer) of CAD CAM training programs for the design students. (Industrial designing) Development of new textile software’s infrastructure for the student training. CAD training needs and policy related to industry. Drafting of proposals for the students with industry, advising stationary for the new Semesters (prospectus - college magazines - invitation cards - banners - presentations), Participation in meetings on IT related issues. (One day in a week) Scanning - separation - creations - repeats - color ways - printing - presentations (NED Graphics software’s like digital designing studio - merchandising studio Fashion studio - mapping studio weaving studio etc) •Graphic Designer: Road Trip Advertisers In charge to make logos, brochures, posters, Webster, and Interactive CDs for different clients. Also I designed Presentations for the company and clients. •Graphics Designer: Dolphin Tech Company It services as above-mentioned (2/2002-5/2003)
•Marketing experience: A.S.O. Computers, for two years (2001 - 2003) Marketing person (Deals with computer hardware sales and services). •Computer teacher: Arena Multimedia (2001) As a Graphic teacher (freehand, Adobe PhotoShop, Flash and Dream weaver) 1Interior designer: WWF, 1999.
2Interior designer: PACE shopping center, Lahore, 2000 3Interior designer: Arena Multimedia, Karachi, 2001
Industrial visits (for training & research) I have visited the following companies with practical experiences. Starlet shoes, Bata shoes, service shoes, Hush puppies, Milli shoes, Maharaja Shoes, Ehsan shoes Redesigning & value addition of their shoes and bags. Jafferjees: redesigning of stationary products, saddle chairs, biker bags. Etc Siddique ten dries, Shafi ten dries: for the research on leather and processing on it. Shami printers, Screen Craft, Flex0 Sign, Color Quick, Signs printer to research for the textile printing possibilities on leather.
Extra curricular activities
Exhibitions Heimtextil : Germany, 2001 Group exhibition of NCA in Heimtextil Germany, 2001 Exhibitions as a Textile designer. Thesis exhibition: NCA Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq art gallery, Lahore, 2002. This was the exhibition of experimental treated leather and the products Made by it, for the first time in Pakistan. Pioneer of the theatrical society “Alif Adaab” in NCA, 2000. With the motto to promote Urdu literature and the original theatre practices i.e. Nav Rasa. In which I also work as senior multimedia in charge, including Posters, banners, presentations, brochures and titles etc. Working from (2000 till now), I have 40 performances of different performing arts on my credit During my 1999 to 2003. (Provided multimedia services). Participation’s 4Participated in the “All Pakistan Youth Theatre festival” at Alhamra cultural Complex Lahore in 2001. 5Participated in” All Pakistan Youth Theatre festival” under CDES at GIK in 2002. 6Participated in the Punjab Theatre Festival 2002. 7Worked as multimedia in charge for Alif Adaab theatre society in Alhamra Cultural Complex independently for two days in 2001. 8Worked for Alhamra Arts council’s production in collaboration with Alif Adaab as Multimedia in charge.
Textile Standards: 3D Software: Graphical Software: NED Graphics Textile Software (I used for Design’s Repeat setting - color separations - design cleaning - color ways & mapping. etc) 3D Studio Max 5 (I used for the 3Dimensional assessment of new Products – Exhibition stand – Showroom – Display units) Adobe PhotoShop CS & Adobe Illustrator 10 & Free Hand 10 (I used for Graphical image treatments, for making of Banners, Brochures, Inlay cards, Calendars, Poster & Invitation cards etc) & (For the Creation of any type of Textile designs in a digital manner – their separation - color ways - repeats & some time for the design tracing) Flash, Adobe Premiere, Director, Dream Weaver, Poser, MsOffice, Sound forge, U-lead 3D, Swish, Swift3D. (I used for Company’s Presentations – Animations – Web Designing & Video/Audio editing) Worked on HP/Dell/Compaq/Mac/IBM platforms. Installation of above mentioned Hardware & Software. I professionally used Canon E350 – Sony 8-mega pixel – Nikon.
Education / training Bachelors of Designing:
(Major Textiles & Minor Graphics)
National College of Arts, Lahore Pakistan with the specialization of 25 printing techniques transfer on leather and designed various products with the help of 16 top leather manufacturing industries, (secured position in department)Year 2002. Intermediate (pre-engineering): Govt. College for men, Karachi, 1998. Matriculation (science subjects): Oxford High School, 1996. First movie making workshop: NCA, organized by Faryal Gohar, 2001 Training as Leather technologist: Shafi Reso-Chemicals, 2002
References can be furnished upon request.