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Rakshanda Khan | Elance
 
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Rakshanda Khan

Graphic Design, Illustration, Writing
   Pakistan

Overview

I am an experienced Communications Specialist with a passion for Graphic Design and Illustration. I have prior experience in Advertising, Freelance Illustration, TV Production, Media Management and Marketing. I also enjoy writing, sketching and drawing comics in my free time.
I believe each project is special and unique and treat my work and my clients with respect. Your work will be completed well within time and I will ensure we are on the same wavelength so that you are fully satisfied with the final result.

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Portfolio

Brochure design explaining the Blood Donation process targeted at youth for a Blood Bank
Brochure design explaining the Blood Donation process targeted at youth for a Blood Bank
Logo, Visiting Card and Envelope Design for an Electronics store
Logo and stationary design for an Electronics store
Brochure design for a charity hospital
Brochure design for a charity hospital
An Art installation composed of Taxi Parts, video, typography and images
An Art installation composed of Taxi Parts, video, typography and images
T-shirt design and illustration for a hospital T-shirts were to be worn by volunteers...
Illustration for an article in a magazine
Press Ad and mascot design
Black and white comic illustration for a short story
Logo and Visiting Card Design
Back of visiting card
Tote Bag illustration as a promotional item to generate funds and publicity for The...
Billboard Design to raise funds for a charity hospital
Invitation for Mental Health Awareness week at a local mall

Skills (10)

Tested
Broadcast
Documentaries

Service Description

Creative Communications
Graphic Design
Branding
Advertising Campaigns
Illustration
Art Direction
Press Releases
Article Writing
Annual Reports


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Employment

The Aman Foundation
Part Time Counselor, Amantech
2013 - Present
Part Time Humanistic Counselor at Amantech as part of Humanistic Integrative Counseling Diploma Training
Haque Academy
Part Time Faculty
2011 - Present
Part Time Faculty Member, Comic Illustration for Classes 6, 7 and 8.
KARWAN-E-HAYAT, Institute for Better Mental Health
Manager Resource Mobilization
2013 - 2013
Initiated, developed and Implemented Zakat Campaign, 2013 Managed Media presence for directors and staff of facility Managed Press releases and print campaigns for organisation Developed Annual...
PAF-KIET
Part Time Faculty
2011 - 2013
Lecturer, Experimental Film-making Lecturer, Media Ethics Lecturer, History of Film and TV
THE INDUS HOSPITAL
Manager Communications
2012 - 2012
Designed Zakat Campaign, 2012 Designed TV and print commercials for Zakat Campaign Managed social pages and online activity for The Indus Hospital Designed donation boxes, hoardings, posters,...
CNBC Pakistan
Associate Producer
2009 - 2011
Producer, weekly show ¿Kamyaab¿ showcasing the public and private lives and success stories of various movers and shakers in the Pakistani Business and Creative Industries. Producer, Live Daily...
The Citizens Archive of Pakistan
Video Installation, Shanaakht Festival
2009 - 2009
Research, production and direction for a video installation commenting on Cultural Memory in collaboration with artist, Mithra Birdie.
Gallery 39 K
Installation Artist
2009 - 2009
Participated in Group Exhibition 'Coding Decoding'. Installation of 2D Mohtarma Middling’s caricatures in gallery space .
SAMAA TV
Associate Producer
2008 - 2009
Initiated, developed and implemented program 'Shehar Shehar Samaa' Producer, daily show ¿Shehar Shehar Samaa¿, a half hour LIVE infotainment program focusing on civic issues, events, people and...
South London Gallery
Commissioned Live Artist at Bonkersfest
2007 - 2007
South London Gallery commissioned Installation and Live Art at a launderette in Camberwell Green as part of Bonkersfest; a one day arts festival celebrating madness.
Liberty Festival
Production-Coordinator
2007 - 2007
Event Management for the Mental Health section of the Mayor of London¿s Annual Disability Rights Festival in Trafalgar Square, London.
BBC
Radio Guest Speaker
2006 - 2006
Regular guest speaker on BBC Asian Network’s weekly morning radio show 'Anita Rani'
Wam Productions
Freelance Art Director
2005 - 2006
Freelance Art Direction/Set Design. Clients included Nescafe, Habib Oil Mills and Unilever
BBC
Work Placement
2005 - 2005
Runner, BBC HardSpell; a televised Nationwide Spelling Competition for Children Researcher, BBC Mastermind; a renowned international quiz show.
Decibel Xtrax Showcase 2005
Artist in Residence
2005 - 2005
Artist in Residence at the Zion Arts Centre, Manchester, as part of an Arts Council initiative to promote African, Asian and Caribbean Arts.
LOVE Creative Ltd
Work Placement
2003 - 2003
Graphic Design Work placement at Design Agency
ADCOM
Creative Associate
2003 - 2003
Graphic Design for Pizza Hut, Cambridge, Tapal Jasmine Green Teas, among others.
Brandcom
Art Director
2003 - 2003
Graphic Design for HSBC, Oxford University Press and Novartis, among others.
Dawn Group of Newspapers
Freelance Illustrator
2002 - 2003
Design and Illustration for The Review; a national weekly magazine of The Dawn Group of Newspapers.

Education

Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture
BA Communication Design
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The Manchester Metropolitan University
MA Design and Art Direction
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illustration
press release
logo
brochure
poster
tshirt
writing
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blog
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