Resume of Nathan Budhu

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Contact Information

Name:

Nathan Budhu

Location:

Markham (Greater Toronto), Ontario, Canada

Phone:

(416) 520-4802

E-mail:

nathan-is-not@home.com

Text-based Resume:

MS Word Version

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Summary Information

Years of Experience:

5 years total (2 years as a graphic designer, 1 year as a web/multimedia designer,
2 years as a Project Manager/Creative Director)

Recent job titles:

Project Manager (Creative Director), Production Manager,
Web (Internet Multimedia) Developer

Highest level of education:

Certification in Interactive Multimedia,
Certification in Corporate Communication (Public Relations)

Schools attended:

Trebas Institute, Bell Centre for Creative Communications

Career focus:

Directing and designing cutting edge interactive content for a digitally focused company.

Preferred company category:

Entertainment, marketing, communications, high-tech

Preferred function:

Sr. Web/Graphic/Multimedia Designer, Creative Director, Team Leader

Minimum annual salary:

$45 - 50,000

Willing to relocate:

YES

Type of employment:

Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Previous Employers:

GeniSoft Publishing Corporation, Barslow International LTD.

Key work-related skills:

Advanced internet & desktop publishing experience, Project management, client liaison, English/communication skills, deadline oriented, team player, can work well with little supervision, quick learning, a sincere passion for this work.

 Notable Design skills:

Web design (DHTML/CSS), eBooks (for desktop, PDF, Palm, and various other PDA devices), digital video, digital audio, graphic design (web/desktop publishing), Real Channels (SMIL), self-running interactive content (Flash, Director, .HTML applications)

Notable Software Proficiency:

Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, ImageReady, Acrobat),
Macromedia (Flash, Fireworks, Director), Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Frontpage), Sonic Foundry (Acid, SoundForge), Eversoft 1st Page, Notepad, MS Visual Studio, Quark Xpress

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Professional Experience

May 1999 – May 2001

GeniSoft Publishing Corporation

Project Manager (Creative Director), Production Manager, Multimedia Devoloper

Core Duties:

§            Managing staffs of 4-10 including a graphics manager and a text manager

§            Providing creative directionand provide team leadership in all major projects

§            Troubleshooting, testing and maintaining a level of quality control

§            DHTML/CSS web design, graphic design, digital video and eBook conversion

§            Research and development for eBooks, HTML, interactive content creation

 

 

Jan. 1998 – July 1999

N8 Ball Interactive Designs

Personal freelance multimedia design company specializing in web & graphic design

Projects of note:

§            www.weddingshoneymoons.com Official site for Weddings & Honeymoons

§            www1.xe.net/sandrabeech/ Official site for Sandra Beech

§            CD cover for recording artist Paris Black’s “Hold on Tight” 1999 EP.

§            Promo material for Worldwide Distribution’s “Romancing the Guitar, The Life
and Times of Liona Boyd” autobiography

§            Official Logo for The Strategy Shop. A Canadian-based web consultant company.

May 1998 – Apr. 1999

Barslow International Ltd.

Web Designer, Graphic & Layout Designer

Core Duties:

§            Concept design and creation of all company websites.

§            Maintenance of websites, including: tracking and updating

§            Design and layout of bi-monthly publication on both PC & MAC platforms.

§            Graphic design of advertisements featured in publications.

§            Writing and editing of articles featured in publications.

 

 

Apr. 1996 – June 1996

MCR MicroComputer Rentals

Desktop Publishing Internship

Core Duties:

§            Graphic design of all outgoing literature.

§            Design of all items used in a major showcase event.

 

 

Oct. 1995 – Feb. 1996

Lionheart Co-op Studios

Public Relations Internship

Core Duties:

§            Created corporate strategy and guiding principles

§            Created and designed company logo

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Education

1997- 1998

Trebas Institute, Multimedia Development, Toronto

9 month intensive interactive multimedia design course ranging from the study of HTML development, Macromedia suites, (Director, Authorware, Flash) 3D model design & animation (3D Studio Max), graphic & desktop design and digital video production.

 

 

1994 - 1996

Bell Centre for Creative Communications, Corporate Communications, Toronto

Study of Public Relations concentrating on press releases, public service announcements, publicity, (control, damage prevention, creation) news articles and annual report literature.

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