Chrysanthi Skalioti
Graphic Design, London London, City of United Kingdom
 
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Brief Summary
A hard-working individual with wide experience in several aspects of design, enjoying work in print, web, digital and most of all concepts. My multi-cultural background has helped me acquire the qualities needed to be part of a successful team: open-minded, good listener and honest adviser whilst keeping a diplomatic approach. I am very dedicated and passionate about my work and I can remain calm, positive and good-humored under pressure. Keen on developing new skills, extending my knowledge and ready to take challenges.
Clients
20/06/11- 21/09/12
Strategic Fusion. London. I worked on several branding projects and website designs for clients such as Balfour Beatty, B&ES, BMI and others.

07/02/11-11/03/11
New Angle. London. I worked as a freelancer on several interactive pieces including the animation
of ‘Scott's Last Expedition’ exhibition, currently showing at the Natural History Museum, London.

01/09/09-30/09/09
Aoki Studio. Tokyo, Japan. I worked on the 3D animation of a pilot of a new TV-cartoon.

06/07/09-31/07/09
Jellyfish Pictures. London. I was assisting the senior graphic designer and was working on some small commercials projects and learning exciting visual effects.

04/08/08-12/09/08
NEXUS productions, London. I did some modeling and texturing for two commercial projects
(DFT Tales and Comcast).

21/07/08– 01/08/08
Bermuda Shorts, London. I helped the team win a pitch, by visualizing some 3d elements that were
in it. (Modeling, texturing.)

05/02/07-23/02/07
NEXUS productions, London. I worked for a week as a 2D background cleaner. I was assisting for two weeks the production and animation teams working on three commercial projects. 
Professional Experience
PERSONAL PROFILE

A hard-working individual with wide experience in several aspects of design, enjoying work in print, web, digital and most of all concepts. My multi-cultural background has helped me acquire the qualities needed to be part of a successful team: open-minded, good listener and honest adviser whilst keeping a diplomatic approach. I am very dedicated and passionate about my work and I can remain calm, positive and good-humored under pressure. Keen on developing new skills, extending my knowledge and ready to take challenges.


KEY SKILLS

• Excellent Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects skills.
• Very good knowledge of 3DS Max and Flash skills.
• Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Highly organized, able to meet deadlines by prioritizing tasks and efficient time management.
• Very observant with excellent attention to detail.
• Able and willing to work flexible hours depending on the requirements of the project.
• Ability to learn quickly and self teach.


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2009-2010
Westminster University of London/UK.
MA in Design for Communication. I worked through a series of projects (print, digital,
self-authorship, social design), enjoying all aspects of design and most of all conceptual roles.

2007-2009
SUPINFOCOM, Valenciennes/France. (Higher school of digital directing - computer graphics).
I completed two years of higher course in computer graphics.

2003 - 2007
University College for the Creative Arts - Epsom/UK.
During these three years I studied and experienced through various projects all aspects of
graphic design.

Diploma in foundation studies in Art and Design (May 2004).
This course helped me find my pathway through the vast fields in Art and Design.

2005 – 2007
Goldsmiths University of London/UK.
PT Certificate in performance skills and theatre studies.
Alongside with the BA degree studies in Graphic Design, I was a part-time student in Performing Arts. Acting and writing for theatre helps me being more creative in my work.

1996 – 2003
European School of Luxembourg
European Baccalaureate.


WORK EXPERIENCE

20/06/11- 21/09/12
Strategic Fusion. London. I worked on several branding projects and website designs for clients such as Balfour Beatty, B&ES, BMI and others.

07/02/11-11/03/11
New Angle. London. I worked as a freelancer on several interactive pieces including the animation
of ‘Scott's Last Expedition’ exhibition, currently showing at the Natural History Museum, London.

01/09/09-30/09/09
Aoki Studio. Tokyo, Japan. I worked on the 3D animation of a pilot of a new TV-cartoon.

06/07/09-31/07/09
Jellyfish Pictures. London. I was assisting the senior graphic designer and was working on some small commercials projects and learning exciting visual effects.

04/08/08-12/09/08
NEXUS productions, London. I did some modeling and texturing for two commercial projects
(DFT Tales and Comcast).

21/07/08– 01/08/08
Bermuda Shorts, London. I helped the team win a pitch, by visualizing some 3d elements that were
in it. (Modeling, texturing.)

05/02/07-23/02/07
NEXUS productions, London. I worked for a week as a 2D background cleaner. I was assisting for two weeks the production and animation teams working on three commercial projects.


LANGUAGES
Fluent in Greek (mother tongue), French and English; very good knowledge of Spanish.


INTERESTS
I enjoy modern dancing, acting, photography and traveling, meeting new cultures.
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