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Work History

Oct 2014Dec 2016

Junior Graphic designer-Freelancer

DropDead LTD

Working as a Junior Graphic designer for a well known alternative clothing company

Duties

  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of projects
  • Communicate with clients over various projects

Reasons for leaving : 

It was a 4 years freelancing work with the company but i took the decision to leave because i want to take on more responsibility and grow in a career that can actually make a difference. 

Jun 2014Aug -2014

Visual Merchandiser - Freelancer 

Raw power management

Working with a sister-company of Dropdead as a visual merchandiser for different well known music acts in alternative music scene such as Bring me the horizon, You me at six,Architects and much more.

Duties. 

  • revising designs according to feedback from clients and other members of the design team
  • coming up with design ideas, images and graphics incorporating the client's logo and corporate colours, and discussing these with the client
  • overseeing the production of the chosen design, checking the quality and making sure the project is completed to schedule.
  • Time and budget management 

Reasons for leaving : 

It was a temporary contract to help bands with their upcoming band merch and help them design their upcoming Europe or World tours. 

Aug 2015Nov 2015

Customer service

The Verve People

Working for busy football and social events

Duties

  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Assist with placement of orders, refunds, or exchanges.
  • Take payment information and other pertinent information
  • Place or cancel orders

 

Reasons for leaving : 

My university course was so demanding at that time and i could not keep with two jobs at the same time so i took the decision to leave that job. 

May 2015Jul 2015

Customer service/Cashier

Tukky's Milkshake bar

Temporary customer service job for busy Halal shop in the centre of Manchester.

Duties

  • deal directly with customers
  • handle and resolve customer complaints
  • manage customers orders
  • preparing food 
  • supervise other members of staff 

Reasons for leaving : 

It was a temporary customers service job covering vacation leave. 

Jul 2012Sep 2013

Receptionist 

Park Hotel Larisa 

Working for a 3 star hotel in Larisas City centre 

Duties

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone
  • answering or referring inquiries.
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories, giving instructions.
  • Maintains security by following procedures,monitoring logbook, issuing visitor badges.
  • Make and managing bookings
  • Deal with any customers situation 

Reasons for leaving : 

I've decided to terminate my contract to persuade full- time educate and move to Athens to study for my foundation degree. 

Education

Oct 2014May 2017

BA Graphic design

University of Salford

Graphic design graduate from the University of Salford 

20142017 

IELTS

British Council 

international English Language Testing System - Band 6 

Oct 2013Jan 2014

Foundation Degree on Art & Design

UKFC Foundation courses in Athens.

2.1 ( 65%) Foundation degree on Art and Design

Sep 2011Jun 2012

Apolytirion

1st High School of Larissa/Greece

B+ ( 16/20) high school apolytirion 

Skills

skills
  • Team working. 
  • Loyalty
  • Honesty 
  • Positivity
  • Creativity. 
  • Adaptability. 
  • Tenacity
  • Technical skills (Microsoft suite for Mac and Windows and Adobe Suite for Mac and Windows ) 
  • Leadership skills 
  • Language skills ( English, Greek ) 

cover letter

Dear Sir/Madam

As you can see, I have an extensive work experience in different environments this  gives me varied skills and the ability to work with many different types of people. I believe I could fit easily into your team. 

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm.

Kind regards

Nafsika Karkala