Julia Tchervova

Professional graphic and web designer with over 10 years of experience in designing various graphic materials for print and digital projects including logos, brochures, posters, trade show and conference materials, flyers, banners, financial reports, web banners, web-sites, custom HTML newsletters, ets. I take pride in creating visually effective and beautiful designs for my clients, taking their requirements and creating their identity on the web and in print, highlighting their brand and increasing their ratings and sales.

As a web designer and developer, I’ve been woking with CMS platforms like WordPress, Drupal, e-commerce platforms like PrestaShop and Magento, as well as created custom websites with HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and JQuery - for clients who wanted their websites to look a little different. I posses a working knowledge of Website Accessibility Standards WCAG 2.0. In every website I work with I implement best SEO practices, set up Google Analytics, webmaster tools and tag manager.

I am proficient in various computer applications required for graphic and web design such as Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver, XD, Lightroom), Microsoft Office, Sketch, Blender 3D, InVision Studio.

I value honesty, friendship and communication, team work and collaboration. I work well in teams but I am also an innovative self-starter able to begin projects and see them through to completion. I like to learn new things and in my profession learning never stops.

Here is my LinkedIn Profile.


Professional Experience



Senior Graphic and Web Designer

AOPG Inc.

May 2016 – Present

Creating artwork for clients' needs. This may include flyers, business cards, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, posters, banners, magazines, manuals, trade show and conference materials, financial reports as well as web banners, custom HTML e-mail templates, newsletter templates on MailChimp or Constant Contact, pdf documents, interactive pdf documents, websites. Working on projects individually or in collaboration with team members. Working within Brand guidelines of each client and with tight deadlines.

Graphic and Web Designer

Freelance

June 2009 to March 2016

As a freelance Graphic and Web Designer I have been working with several clients, building responsive web-sites, setting-up Social Media accounts, creating logos and mock-ups for promotional items. Working with Drupal, WordPress, PrestaShop, HTML5 and CSS3, PHP, JQuery, MailChimp, Paypal, Adobe Creative Suite.

Graphic and Web Designer

Innovatex Solutions Inc.

March 2012 to December 2015

Started by designing and building company's website on Magento platform. Building a custom theme and implementing several custom extensions to suit company's needs. Extending web-site design to social media channels, creating banners, wall graphics and posts. Connected WordPress blogging capability to the website, as well as set up and integrated MailChimp. After the website was finished, I maintained and updated it with new graphics and posts. Also working with graphics for company's clients.

Web Designer/CSR

Stuff4

May 2011 to February 2012

As a Graphic and web-designer I was working on company's web-site based on Magento e-commerce platform. Company advertised heavily online and there was a constant need for creative banners for on-line advertising. I have been working here with Magento, PHP, XML, JQuery, Adobe CS6, SalesForce for customer service.

Production Artist, CSR

The AIIM Group / MyBravo Print

October 2007 to April 2009

The AIIM Group had a side project MyBravo Print for web-to-print technology. My responsibilities were to oversee the online ordering process and correcting clients artwork if needed. I was also working on creating new templates for the website, using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional.

Office Manager, Graphic Designer

Orion Technology Inc

2003 to 2007

At Orion Technology, I was responsible for creating sales and marketing materials for sales team to use at numerous trade shows - flyers, brochures, CD and DVD authoring and cover designing, Booth and Banners design and print. During clients' training sessions I was creating and printing training manuals. I was responsible for creating company's newsletter (in Constant Contact), Press Releases and web-site updates.

Enterpreneur/ Business owner

Kupa Tea

2008 to 2015

As a buseness owner, my responsibilities were neumerous - designing and building a website, creating business cards, stationery, marketing brochures, flyers, banners, package design, logo design; marketing business and product through social media, shows, advertising; managing inventory; managing bookkeeping and accounting; managing product deliveries. Business started as a Sole Proprietorship and morphed into a partnership which has widened marketing and sales channels.

Kupa Tea was an online store selling high quality loose leaf teas from all over the world and accessories.


Education



Moscow Design Academy - Moscow, Russia - 1992 - 1996

BA in Digital Arts