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My Work Experience.

Sept. 2021 - Present

Big Cabal Media

Head of Design

I'm responsible for the creative vision and standard of output across the team, ensure that all of the organisation’s or client’s creative output/visuals are consistent with the overall brand. I also manage multiple cross-platform opportunities and projects..

Nov, 2021 - Jan, 2022

Alaska Airlines (Freelance)

Designer

I handled Art direction and marketing designs for a couple of projects including brand and marketing designs.

Apr, 2021 - Present

ADPList

Design Mentor

ADPList is a platform where people can find, book and meet mentors from around the world. Here I mentor aspiring and current designers of diverse backgrounds and career stages, looking for support and guidance on various topics.

Aug, 2020 - Sept, 2021

Webcoupers

Art Director

I handle Art direction, UI designs, Rich Media creatives, AR Instagram filter designs and marketing designs for a cross section of clients with output utilised across social media channels, print, Google Display Network and other online platforms.

Oct, 2019 - Apr, 2020

Isobar Nigeria

Art Director

I was responsible for Art direction, UX research, UI designs and graphic designs for a cross section of of multinational clients with output utilized across social media channels, Digital billboards and online platforms. Brands I worked on Included Budweiser, Sprite, Schweppes, Nivea Men, Three Crowns Milk and Peak Yoghurt.

Nov, 2018 - Oct, 2019

O2 Academy Lagos

Art Direction Instructor

I trained Art Directors on design principles, design thinking and design execution in the areas of Graphic Design, Art Direction, Communication Design, Brand Identity Design and UX/UI Design.

June 2012 - Present

Freelance

Art Director & Product Designer

Working with some startups, brands and advertising agencies I designed different materials for social, web, print, advertising and branding. I also facilitated some online sessions on Art Direction.

Education.

2022

On Deck

Design Management Fellow

In View

Udacity

User Experience Design Nanodegree

2019 - 2021

Interaction Design Foundation

Human Computer Interaction, UX Strategy, UI Design and Design Thinking

2018

O2 Academy Lagos

Total Brand Experience (TBE) Art Direction and Digital Brand Strategy

2015

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

BSc in Radiography

Skills.

UX Research and Design

4years

Interviews, Usability testing, Personas, User Journey,Information Architecture, Prototyping, User flows, HTML, CSS, Javacript, Git.

Art Direction

10 years

Creative Thinking, Graphic Design, Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Motion Graphics, Rich Media Creatives, AR Filters, Video Editing, Marketing design, Marketing Strategy, Creative thinking.

Design Leadership

4yrs

Project Management, Team Building/Hiring, Documentation, Product management, Stakeholder management, Design Mentorship, Design ops, Design Management.

Talks & Seminars

Jan 13, 2022

Building Product Teams of the Future In Africa

UXDX Community Africa 2022

Jan 12, 2022

How To Grow & Empower Local Design Talent

UXDX Community Africa 2022

Aug 16, 2021

Design and It's influence on People

CREATIVELY SPEAKING with Bolu Opaniran

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