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Chara Sakellari
Visual & Motion Designer

I'm a Visual Designer with strong Motion Design skills.

I have an Integrated MA in Audio & Visual Arts and over 3 years professional experience.

I pay attention to detail, I’m a fast learner and I have really good time management. I’m used to delivering creatives under challenging deadlines and converting briefs to visuals.

I can develop creative concepts from ground up or create assets that follow strict brand guidelines.

Experience
Finatext UK Ltd.
October 2018 - August 2019
Designer & Animator

Part of the in-house creative production team that rebranded and built a consistent brand, including a brand book, media kit, pitch decks, website designs and product updates.

Conceptualized and created digital and social media assets, including videos, ads and banners.

Created a series of educational videos using simple animation and motion graphics. Designed the storyboards, animated the videos, created different sizes needed for social media sharing and created subtitles for each video so that the viewer could watch them without sound.


Developed concepts, graphics and layouts for merchandising collaterals and out-of-home advertising.

Designed UI/UX and interactions across platforms. Optimised and improved existing UI and visual elements, and built a consistent design system library. 

http://getpipster.com

Freelance
September 2015 - Current
Design & Animation

Created promotional spots, 360º motion graphics, short animation movie, animated maps for documentary use, designed & animated social media content, branding design and brand book

Finatext UK Ltd. - Pipster App
January 2018 - September 2018
Design & Animation Intern

Shot and edited promotional material. Created visually appealing pitch decks.

Conceptualized and created digital and social media assets, including videos, ads and banners. Developed concepts, graphics and layouts for merchandising collaterals and out-of-home advertising.

NOMH
May 2016 - November 2017
Visual & Motion Designer

In charge of website content management using Wordpress.

Conceptualized and created digital and social media assets, including videos, ads and banners.

Developed concepts, graphics and layouts for product packaging design and out-of-home advertising.

http://nomeefoods.gr

Be There! Corfu Animation Festival
August 2014 - January 2017
Graphic Designer part-time

Conceptualized and created digital and social media assets, including videos, ads and banners. Created graphics and layouts for printed festival catalogues, leaflets and posters.

Covered events as a photographer and videographer

Education
Ionian University
September 2012 - February 2018
Integrated MA Audiovisual Arts

Integrated Masters degree
First-class honours

Thesis: 
Short animation film - Visualising the myth of Arachne
2D & 3D Animation techniques
Official Selection 11th Animasyros 2018

TAMK, Media & Arts
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
Erasmus+ Semester Exchange
Saint Joseph | Greek-French School
Oct 2006 - Jun 2012
High School Degree

Activities and Societies: MUN

Professional Skills
Motion Graphics
Graphic Design
Video editing
Animation
Web Design
UI/UX
Technical Skills
Video & Motion
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere
Final Cut Pro & X
DUIK
After Effects Plugin
Graphics & Photo
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Sketch
Adobe InDesign
3D
Autodesk Maya
Cinema 4D
Blender
Others
Microsoft Office
Powerpoint, Word, Excel
Keynote
Abstract