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Noora Dakhan
Graphic Design, United Arab Emirates Dubai Dubai
Tel: +971 0504617773
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Brief Summary
Noora Dakhan is an Emirati Artist and Designer. She earned a bachelor degree from Zayed University,with a concentration in GraphicDesign.Her work is influenced by her surrounding and society religion, culture, and tradition.
• Dubai Culture and Art Authority, Dubai Bastakyia
• Zayed University, Student Careers Office (Office of Enrollment Management)
• Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai Educational Zone  
Professional Experience
Enthusiastic individual looking for a challenging, creative, and professional working opportunity that utilizes my skills and my educational qualifications in Graphic Design.

• Zayed University 2005-2009, Dubai Campus Bachelor degree in the Collage of Art and Sciences, Graphic Design concentration, Department of Art and Design (Semester Fall 2009 GPA: 4.00 total GPA:3.32)
• Zayed University 2008 Enrolled in a summer course with MICA University (USA) with a project about cultural differences and misconceptions.
• Dubai National School 2002-2005 Tawar Branch High school diploma from Dubai National school and earned A- (90%) with an honor

2011 Certificate of Appreciation for attending Employment Steps Workshops-Training
2009 Certificate of Academic Excellence and placed on the Dean’s list.
2009 Certificate of Appreciation valuable efforts contributed towards making “Art Oasis” a
grand success.
2009 Certificate of participating in the 3rd Annual Web Site Competition at Zayed University.
2008-2009 Certificate of Appreciation for the effort and participation in Japan club events and
activities at Zayed university, Dubai, UAE.
2008 Certificate of completion The New Silk Road: A Culture Understanding Project between
the Maryland institute Collage of Art and Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.
2008 Certificate of basic Level of Japanese Conversation, Zayed University, Japan Club,
2007 Certificate of Appreciation for participating in the Healthy Diets as part of the Fit for Life
Health Campaign at Zayed Univeristy,Dubai, UAE.

Professional Experience
• Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai Educational Zone
Part time job (October-November-December 2011)
Worked on designing all the publication Materials and application such as Posters, Badges, rollup, Agenda, Invitation cards (VIP/public), Certificate and Electronic greeting card.
• Zayed University, Student Careers Office (Office of Enrollment Management)
Part time job (March-April-May, 2011)
Worked on designing different publication Materials and application such as posters, badges, banners, and PowerPoint layout design.

• Zayed University, Art and Design Department (Design House)
Part time job (May -June, 2011)
• Dubai Culture and Art Authority, Dubai Bastakyia
Graphic Intern, internship (June-July, 2009)
Worked on a big project: designing campaign for Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum the source of generosity and kindness campaign.
Design included: installed/ advertising posters, banners, brochure, booklet, and bookmark and invitation card.

2011 Art Fiesta, Al Maktoum Hall- Al Boom Tourism Village- Dubai
(Showcasing Printmaking work “ Beauty of Hajj”)
2011 Emerge II - Radiating Ports, Chiostro del Museo Diocesano –
San Marco with the exhibition in Sala di Sant'Appollonia, Venice Biennale.
(Showcasing Photo manipulation Booklet)
2010 Nishan, Zayed University exhibition at Batakyia, Dubai Bastakyia Art Fair
(Work displayed: printmaking series “Beauty of Hajj” and
photography series “Twinkling infancy dream)
2009 Shifting Sands of Creativity, Zayed University exhibition at courtyard, Dubai
(Work displayed: photography series)
2009 Art Oasis 2009: A Green Vision, Eye of Horus, WAFI,Dubai.
(Showcasing Foog “O” Tahat campaign)
2009 Senior Graphic Design student Exhibition at Dubai World Trade Center, Bubble lounge
(Showcasing Foog “O” Tahat campaign)
2009 Emerge Exhibition (ways of world making) ,Venice, Italy
(Showcasing the video of “The story of a perfume bottles”)
2008 Glass box Gallery Exhibition at Zayed University
(Showcasing five by seven self portrait)
2007-2008 Exhibition of student art works, Zayed University library (drawings)

• Employment Steps Workshops-Training (2011)
Participated in three days workshops conducted by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation and Tanmia.
• Project management workshop (2010)
Participated in workshop at Zayed University.
• Participated in two workshops presented by Curator Dr. Koan Jeff Baysa (2009)
1. First workshop was focusing on the sense of smell and fragrance.
2. Second workshop was how-to workshop on curating and exhibition proposal.

• Alphabets of photography workshop (2008)
Learning the secret behind the cameras in photography with Bader Elawady
• Art workshops (2007)
Participated in an art workshop at Zayed university
• Creek Art Fair (2007)
1. Arranged the color match game and designed on of the cards collection: this game was matching the color on the color match game board and as a result creating different colors match. So we played with different people and as a gift a package of card design was given to the participant.
2. Was a participant in the still life drawing workshops.
• Photography workshops (2007)
Participated in a photography workshop at Zayed University
• Health workshop (2007)
participated in the health workshop at Zayed University.

Computer skills
Mac and window platforms:
Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, and Dream weaver
Microsoft office: word, power point, publisher, and Excel
Internet Research

Professional skills
• Graphic Design and photography
• Able to work in a team
• Leadership experience
• Creativity and coming up with new ideas
• Advising and helping people

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