Education

School of Visual Arts
MFA in Design – 2014

Simmons College
BFA in Communications:
Graphic Design & PR Marketing

Magna Cum Laude

Languages

Bilingual
Arabic & English

Skills

PC & Mac OSX
Adobe Creative Suite;
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite; After Effects; Adobe Premiere; HTML; CSS; Microsoft Office

Affiliations & Recognitions

American Graphic Design Award
for Prealgebra cover


Communications Department
Graphic Design Award


AIGA Member & Volunteer

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Lambda Pi Eta member

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School of Visual Arts – MFA Design
Graduate Student
New York, NY
2012 – 2014
Researched, created, and designed a market-ready venture called Anyting with Quin; A service that helps parents enhance the quality of playtime with their kids, through imaginative adventures; My responsibilities included market research, creating a business model, branding, visual strategy,
and prototyping

Institute of Play
Design & Documentary Assistant
New York, NY
Summer – Fall 2013
Developed the style guide of illustration and photography for a client publishing three books; Illustrated most of their imagery and art directed the photo shoots; Created supporting marketing material for the institute such as: e-newsletter templates, business cards, and illustrations

Pearson Publishers
Graphic Designer
Boston, MA
2010 – 2012
Designed & illustrated custom textbooks; Participated in the production of ready to use book cover templates; Assigned to create an in-house creative e-newsletter of design news, events and competitions

Boston Magazine
Web Design Intern
Boston, MA
2010
Assisted in the design and html/css coding of landing pages; Executed the design of all client e-newletter ads; Redesigned the “buzzworthy” e-newsletter

‘Comm Works!’ – Communications Department
Head Graphic Designer
Boston, MA
2010
Proposed & Implemented a design for the student annual show ‘Comm Works’; Created save-the-date cards, submission poster, and room signage; Delegated tasks to team members; Found marketing and branding solutions

United Nations Association of Greater Boston
Graphic Design Intern
Boston, MA
2009
Created logo, letterhead, and topic guides for the educational program; Developed a design for the annual fundraiser’s save-the-date cards and invitations, Illustrated supporting graphics


Introduction to Graphic Design
Teacher Assistant
Boston, MA
2009 – 2010
Taught students a once a week lab in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; Supervised and graded a course portfolio booklet produced in the lab; Provided guidance when needed