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Nairobi, Kenya
Last online: 3 days ago
Available to hire

Creating unique designs and making your brand stand out is what I do best. In my career spanning over 9 years, I have helped many businesses expand their market share and nothing excites me more than seeing my clients get value for their money.

My communication skills are refined and my self-drive ensures that I am always on time with projects. Let’s work on something exciting together and build lasting professional relationships.

Experience

Independent Creative Consultant
Mar 2017 – Present

Taking on design projects from a diverse clientele and helping them reach their audience. All the work is done remotely with most of my clients being located in the US. Some notable clients I have worked with so far include, Prose Media (A New York based marketing agency), Connecticut River Valley Golf, CapstreamX (A Strategic Marketing & PR firm), among others.

Art Director
Access Leo Burnett
May 2014 – Feb 2017

In this capacity, I was able to roll out some amazing campaigns (with the help of team members); the most notable ones being my work for Orange and Tactile Roofs brands.

The Tactile Everything Proof Campaign (Available at behance.com/kengachihi62ca) was a huge hit in Kenya such that the client decided to maintain the same look and feel for all future advertisements. They even went ahead and adapted the shield guy into their official mascot.

Associate Art Director
Access Leo Burnett
Jul 2013 – May 2014

Working under the Art Director to the Samsung brand, I helped in rolling out some major campaigns such as the Galaxy Mega Campaign, which led to Samsung’s dominance of the Kenyan market, previously owned by Nokia.

Graphic Designer
Nuturn Ltd
Oct 2010 – Jun 2013

Immediately after graduating from college, I landed this amazing opportunity at an Ad agency as an intern for 3 months. This is where I learnt the ropes from some of the industry’s leading talent and got a taste of and for the advertising world.

Education

Nairobits Digital School of Design
Certificate in Design
Graphic & Web
2009 – 2010

Studied the art of design using various design softwares and freehand.

Standard Rate:
$200 per day ($25 per hour)

Industry Experience:
Non-Profit Organization, Professional Services, Healthcare, Software & Internet

Gear & Software Experience:
Adobe Illustrator ( Expert )
Adobe Photoshop ( Expert )
Adobe InDesign ( Intermediate )
Adobe Acrobat Pro ( Expert )
Adobe Dreamweaver ( Intermediate )

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