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P.Ramakrishnan 88B/3, Brindavan Society, Thane - (W) 400601 India. 91-022-25437867(R) +919820979824 (M) email@example.com Passport: F1178598 DOB: 7th June 1975
I am a Visual Communication & Graphic Design Lecturer.with eleven years of experience, providing exemplary insight and expertise in the design, development, and implementation of ILT in the corporate & academic sector. This experience has nurtured a meticulous organizational ability, as well as dynamic interpersonal and communication skills. Having worked with some of the industries finest I pride myself on being able to demonstrate a natural talent for reaching out to the students, offering a fresh and dynamic approach to the world of Designing. Hard-working,creative, and self-motivated, I find that my greatest satisfaction comes from sharing ideas, working with a team to find creative solutions, and forging strong working relationships. An insatiable desire to expand my knowledge has led to an ability to quickly learn new technologies and to adapt to any environment effectively. Educational Qualifications Degree M.A. - History B.A. – History Additional Qualifications Diploma in Commercial Art from Valentino Institute of Arts & Fashion, Thane Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications from Edit Institute, Thane Diploma in Tanjore Painting from Thapasya School of Arts, Chennai Certificate Course in Instructional Designing from Symbiosis, Pune Certificate Course in Calligraphy, Thane Software Skills Certification Scripting Illustration Packages Image Editing Package Typesetting Software Web Design Tools Interactive Web Tools 3D Sound Illustrator - Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) HTML, XHTML, CSS CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, Fireworks Adobe Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Flash 3D Studio Max Sound Forge, Soundbooth Year 2000 1996 Institution/ University Mumbai University V.G.Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mulund
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Video MS Office Operating Systems Design Skills Researching Conceptualization Sketching Publication design Packaging design
Adobe Premiere Word, Powerpoint, Windows /Macintosh
Branding, logo & stationary design Web design Employment History (Summary) Designation Visual communication & Digital Skills Lecturer Sr. Visual communication & Digital Skills Lecturer Training Head Senior Trainer Web-Graphic Designer Web Designer Employment History (Detail) Employer Period MET College Dec 2010 – Present Company MET College Teknopoint Multimedia Ltd. Comart Lithographers Integreon Managed Solutions Enigmatix Solutions PAR Computers Sciences (Int.) Ltd. Period 1½ years 1½ years 10 months 3 years 3 years 2½ years
Position: Sr. Visual communication & Graphic Design Lecturer Job Description: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Design course curriculum materials Plan and deliver these lessons clearly Responsible for the day-to-day operation of classes and the progress of students Develop students' creativity and problem solving skills through study, research and practical projects Monitor and enforce student attendance and punctuality. Assist the students in developing their portfolio & projects Counsel individual students regarding attendance, punctuality, academic progress, professional development, and behavior Assist with college promotional activities like Trade Shows, Education Fairs, Exhibitions, Competitions, Workshops, etc.
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Conduct lectures on: a. c. Design Principles Designing for Print Media
b. Reprography & Retouching d. Publication Design e. Packaging Design f. g. h. Web Designing Interactive Media & Design Animation Principles
10. Conduct Workshops on: a. Typography b. Color Management c. Logo Designing d. Web 3.0 e. Portfolio & Project Management Employer Period Teknopoint Multimedia Ltd. July 2009 – Sept 2010
Position: Sr. Visual communication & Digital Skills Lecturer Job Description: 11. Responsible for conducting basic and advanced level courses. 12. Conducted lectures & workshops on: a. Design Foundation b. c. Design Principles Reprography & Retouching
d. Designing for Print Media e. Web Designing & Animation f. g. i. j. k. l. Packaging Design Interactive Media & Design Corporate Presentations Typography Color Management Logo Designing
h. Publication Design
m. Web 3.0 n. Portfolio & Project Management
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13. Designed and decided on course packages and content. 14. Led the trainers to train prospective students from Art Schools/Design and Print Colleges and related industry. 15. Conducted periodic in-house training for the Company’s personnel by providing a range of learning and development opportunities that are available to all staff and prioritized by needs analysis. 16. Created awareness for various programs launched from time to time. 17. Continuously improved evaluation systems. Monitored and actively used the outcomes to identify the tangible benefits of development and training. 18. Assisted the students in developing their portfolio & projects. 19. Oversaw all aspects of design and maintenance of company websites, 20. Responsible for designing of marketing materials including advertisements, trifolds, postcards, doorhangers, posters, corporate presentations and hoarding. Employer Period Comart Lithographers Nov 2008 – July 2009
Position: Training & Creative Head Job Description: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Conducted basic and advanced level courses specific to the needs of the Publishing, Packaging and Image Mixing/Retouching industry. Managed the team of designers and ensure that the department correctly fulfills the client requirements. Led the trainers to train prospective students from Art Schools/Design and Print Colleges and related industry. Mentored students regarding attendance, academic progress, professional development, and behavior as required. Conducted periodic in-house training for the Company’s personnel by providing a range of learning and development opportunities that are available to all staff and prioritized by needs analysis. Created and evaluated assessments Advised Senior Managers on training and development issues which contribute to achieving corporate and departmental objectives, and assist long-term planning and change management. Assisted in maintaining discipline and the overall operational stability, integrity and professional image of the Institute. Conducted workshops.on: a. Retouching b. Publication & Package Design c. Logo Designing d. Typography e. Color Management f. Employer Period Portfolio Management Integreon Managed Solutions April 2004 – May 2008
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Position: Senior Trainer Job Description: Skillfully conceived, developed, and created corporate presentations, posters, and other promotional media that best suit clients’ needs. Masterfully and efficiently execute these tasks utilizing knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, PowerPoint, and MS-Word. Creatively designed and actively oversaw the formation of inter-office media presentations, from early stages to realization for Professional Development Workshops. Achievements: Promoted to the position of Senior Trainer for the Documentation and Creative Graphics Department and Professional Development for conducting ILT (Instructor Led Training) Programs. My role as a Process Trainer: 1. Included implementing and conducting training programs designed for new associates. 2. Conducted additional training and refresher programs designed to provide continuous learning experience for all employees, with the goal of meeting all job skills and professional development needs. 3. Provided on the job training and coaching support to all associates. 4. Participated in the implementation process, information gathering, developing training program to incorporate account specific data and SLAs. 5. Co-coordinated date, location, material, equipment required for training programs. 6. Pro-actively enhanced individual skills and knowledge and stayed current on product development and processes. 7. Conducted knowledge and skill assessments to identify training gaps and additional training needs. 8. Need based training was conducted as and when required. 9. Ensured all course evaluations and, trainee assessments were documented, updated and reported. Interacted regularly and reported appropriately to the designated authorities. 10. Assumed other responsibilities as required to improve processes and procedures and contributed toward efficient department and company operations and revenue. 11. Provided timely feedback to Department Head and Operations and HR Departments regarding performance and behavior of the trainee associates. My role as a Technical Trainer: 1. I led technical training sessions to instruct team members in the use of MS Office, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Quark Xpress, and Photoshop. 2. My key objective was to mentor new employees and ensure that they not only understood their role within the company, but were able to set a course for achievement of their goals. In addition, I created training curricula, assessments and feedback forms and, in keeping with quality assurance initiatives, insured that the highest standard of quality was maintained in every aspect of our work. In addition, I continued to design corporate presentations for Professional Development Programs (PDP) & Management Development Programs (MDP), brochures, catalogues, leaflets, handbooks & journals for PDP & MDP, and posters that uniquely reflect the successful combination of my creative ability and my company’s corporate image.
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Enigmatix Solutions October 2001- March 2004
Successfully managed and coordinated graphic & web design projects from the concept through completion. Worked closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. I effectively built, motivated, and directed design and production teams, created and conducted highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations. Expertly converted features to benefits to achieve client objectives. 1. Training and support for a team of 4 designers. Assisted in the interview process for new graphic designer positions. 2. Managed web and print projects 3. Developed, restructured, redesigned, and managed various company web sites. 4. Package design for boxes, labels as well as point of purchase displays. 5. Responsible for concept and creation of a monthly print newsletter as well as sales collateral. 6. Designed projects include logos, identities, collateral, newsletters, magazine ads, brochures, posters, and letterheads. 7. Won over several clients from larger companies, due to the extremely high standards of our creative design work Employer Period PAR Computers Sciences (Int.) Ltd. September 1999 – September 2001
1. Responsible for coordinating and producing of a variety of graphics products and services, providing graphic and web designing for a variety of graphics products including ads, newsletters, report covers, annual reports, brochures, exhibit displays, slide shows and web sites. 2. Actively participated in reviewing layout and suggesting improvements as needed. 3. Prepared the assembly of final layouts for printing and reviews and approved art and copy materials. Provided expert analysis and input on others designs. 4. Responsible for the design and development of Internet, Intranet & web sites using HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash. 5. Responsible for training staff to provide technical support
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