Darshan Chokshi

RESUMÉ

 

Resumé

Profile

Highly creative graphic designer with exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. Dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities, accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments. 

Experience

TD Ameritrade, jersey city, new jersey (jan 2019 - Present)

Production Designer

• Part of company's rebrand process - applied font and color change to the material. 
• Brochures, Letters and Forms designer. 
• Effectively communicated ideas and strategy behind design concepts. 
• Revised creative files during round reviews based on client and internal edits, accurately and efficiently, while managing schedules with a project manager to ensure timely release of the work. 
• Manipulated PDF files in Acrobat to create fillable PDFs for TD Ameritrade's clients. 
• Maintained archives of final files.

New jersey city university, jersey city, New jersey (Jan 2018 - dec 2018)

Graphic Designer / Production Manager of College Newspaper, The Gothic Times

• Recruited to establish production processes and modernize design of publication.
• Layout Design • Flyer Design • Illustration Design • Updated existing newspaper design. 
• Managed the layout design production prior to the deadline of print to the Daily Mail.

Berko & associates, new york city, new york (sep 2017 - nov 2017)

Graphic Designer

• Managed design and creation of marketing content for commercial real estate company. 
• Developed listings layouts • Designed email blasts • Office supplies designs. 
• Coordinated development of company website on WordPress.

Freelance graphic designer (sep 2017 - present)

Independent Contracts

• Conceptualized and designed for logos, stationary, packaging, brochures, postcards and catalogs.
• Managed multiple simultaneous clients, projects and budgets.

education

New jersey city university - sep 2014 — dec 2018

Bachelor of Arts - Graphic Design, Minor in Media Arts.

Graduated with Dean’s List Honoree.

College Media Business & Advertising Managers (cMBAM) Workshop - Jan 2018

Diversifying your Advertising in the Digital Age

Design Proficiency

Aesthetic Skills
• Color Theory • Effective Typography • Design Strategy • Design Problem Solving
• Taking and modifying photographs
Digital Design
• Logo and Identity Design • Advertising Design • UX/UI Design • Social Media and Networking • Marketing Design
Print Design
• Packaging Design • Layout Design • Brochure, Flyer, and Book design • Setting up files for offset printing
Illustration
• Digital Illustration • Sketching • Hand Illustration

skills

Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Acrobat, XD, Bridge, Lightroom
Microsoft Office - PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Photography - Digital SLR Cameras (Canon, Nikon)
Apple OS - Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Final Cut Pro
Unique Skills - Word Press, Silkscreen Printing, Interior Design
Film - Directing, video editing, sound recording and editing - Pro Tools, script writing