Resume

Education

  • July 2005 PhD of Applied Arts, major Graphic and Visual Communication, thesis title “The Integration between Advertisement Visual Designs, Marketing Plans and Technological Tools in Order to Achieve Persuasion”, Helwan University.
  • September 2000 Master Degree of Applied Arts, major Graphic and Visual Communication, thesis title “The psychological effect of the images with special effect on consumer behavior”, Helwan University.
  • July 1994 Bachelor Degree in Applied Arts, Major Graphic Design, Helwan University.
  • High School, Salah Salem Secondary School, Helwan, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Preparatory School, G.S.S. Anka, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
  • Elementary School, Anka Local School, Sokoto State,  Nigeria.

Academic Employment

Santa Clara University, Californiawww.scu.edu/cas/art/index.cfm

  • September 2014 – Present, Adjunct Lecturer, Digital Design, Department of Art & Art History.

College of Applied Sciences, Nizwa, Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman, www.cas.edu.om

  • September 2007 – June 2013, Assistant Professor, Design Department.

The Higher Institute of Applied Arts, 6th of October City, Egyptwww.appliedarts.org

  • December 2006 – September 2007, assistant professor and board member,
  • September 2005 – September, assistant professor,
  • September 2000 – September 2005, lecturer,
  • November 1994 – September 2000, instructor.

Professional Part-Time Employment

HS Print Studio, www.hsprintstudio.com

  • June 2003 – June 2007, photographer and design consultant.

 One 2 One Communication, Best of Egypt and Best Destinations Magazines

  • June 2006 – June 2007, photographer and design consultant.

 Change Advertising

  • January 2006 – June 2007, photographer.

 Heart to Heart Communication

  • September 2005 – April 2006, photographer and design consultant.

 Energy Egypt Service, Petroleum Monthly Magazine

  • January 2003 – February 2004, free lance art director.

 Rising Star Energy Publication, Oil & Gas North Africa Magazine

  • November 2001 – September 2002, art director.

 Creation Advertising Agency

  • August 1998 – October 2001, photographer and design consultant.
  • November 1994 – July 1998, part time photographer and graphic designer.

Free Lance Experience

My continuous practical involvement since 1995 in the industry of visual communication and advertising as a graphic designer,  commercial photographer and consultant for several advertising agencies and firms; practical knowledge of print production process and follow-up in addition to excellent command of computer graphic software packages enables me not only to produce professional photographs with strong visual impact, or quickly develop concepts and create designs that communicates successfully, but also to come up with  innovative communication approaches or promoting ideas that support and help in the positioning and sales for clients/brands such as;

Photography

  • Add Advertising Agency
  • Ad Mark Advertising Agency
  • Al-Ahram Beverages
  • Alfa Leather
  • Ceramica Cleopatra
  • EBKOT group, Egypt
  • Eastern Tobaco Co.
  • Egyptian German Fine Royal Porcelain Co.
  • El-Masreyeen Dairy Products
  • Fadico Marble Co.
  • Family Transport Corporation Co.
  • Gardenia Park Residence
  • Icon Graphics Advertising “El-Gouna Magazine”
  • Nestle Egypt Co.
  • Noval Cookware Co.
  • Oil & Gas North Africa Magazine
  • ORASCOM Constructions Industries Co. (OCI)
  • ORASCOM Real estate
  • Rockwell Collins Co., USA
  • Siemens Co., Egypt
  • Suzuki Co., Egypt
  • Truval Cookware Co.
  • VFM Leonardo Inc., Canada

Design

  • CO-OP lubricants re-launch campaign, concept development and visual promotion materials implementation including packages labels, outdoor billboards… etc.
  • Plan Hotel, corporate identity development including all print materials design and production follow up.
  • Flamenco Hotel, corporate identity development including all print materials design and production follow up.

Software Packages

Advanced and professional command in using the following software:

  • Adobe Photo Shop
  • Adobe In-design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Quark X-press
  • Corel Draw
  • PTGui (360 virtual tour editing software)
  • Lightroom

Basic knowledge in using the following software:

  • Corel Photo Paint
  • Dream Weaver
  • Flash
  • Swish Max

Professional Membership

  • Member of Plastic artists syndicate, Egypt
  • Member of Applied artists syndicate, Egypt
  • Member of the Association of Cultural Services for the Welfare of Applied
  • Arts Designers, Egypt

Language Skills

  • Arabic – Mother tongue
  • English – Excellent spoken and written

Personal Details

  • Date of Birth: November 9, 1972
  • Marital Status: Married, and have 2 Daughters
  • Nationality: Egyptian

Interests and Activities

  • SCUBA diving with Open Water certification
  • Playing tennis