Short Curriculum Vitae

Slawomir Paszak

Highly motivated and experienced PA, currently looking to resume my professional career after dedicating the last two years to raising a family. Excellent admin skills, thorough knowledge of digital design, as well as extensive experience in busy companies. After working as a freelancer to refresh my skills, now fully committed to continuing my graphic/digital and web development career on a full/part-time basis.

SOFTWARE SKILLS

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
Photo retouch, illustration, montage and collage, UX/UI

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
Corporate identity, icons, leaflets, packaging

ADOBE INDESIGN
DTP, preparation for printing, press composition, pre-press, control print

WEBSITE DEVELOPING
Wordpress, HTML, {css;}, basic PHP and MySQL

COREL DRAW
DTP, printed banners, special techniques – masks, extrusion

OTHER SKILLS

Graphic design for labels, product packaging
Corporate identity, brand communications
Presentations (MS PowerPoint)
Advertising in Web and Print UX/UI,
Webdesign,
Animation and Hand Draw.

EDUCATION

HND GRAPHIC DESIGN, 2017-2018
City of Glasgow College, Glasgow (Scotland)

NC DIGITAL MEDIA COMPUTING and MOBILE TECHNOLOGY, 2016-2017
Glasgow Kelvin College, Glasgow (Scotland)
Digital Media Applications for Graphics, Audio, Video; Microsoft Office Suite, IT Support: Hardware, Networking/Internet; High Level Programming, Mobile Technology – SQF level 5.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 2008-2009
Business School (College), Warsaw (Poland)
Advanced Graphic Design Techniques, UX/UI, Animation, Webdesign, Corporate Identity Proficiency in Graphic Design Software – Adobe Creative and Web Suite, Corel Draw.

FOOD TECHNOLOGIST, 1987-1993
TPR (Technical College), Gdynia (Poland)
English equivalent: Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVCE) / BTEC National Diploma standard.

COURSE

ESOL, level: SCQF National 4, 2017-2018
Glasgow Kelvin College, Glasgow (Scotland)

ESOL, level: SCQF National 2-3, 2015-2016
Ingeus Ltd, Glasgow (Scotland)

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), 2015 – 2016
Rosemount Lifelong Learning, Glasgow (Scotland)
Passed module: Spreadsheets, Database Administration, Presentation.

SQA IT – ICT Core Skills Level 4, 2015
Rosemount Lifelong Learning, Glasgow (Scotland)
Information and Communication Technology Skills.

DESKTOP PUBLISHING (DTP) OPERATOR, 2006
Apple SAD, Warsaw (Poland)
Retouch images, composition, design, and preparation (pre-press)

I worked, among others, in the Marketing Department of Getin Noble Bank (Warsaw), Open Finance (Warsaw), the consulting agency Europa 2000 Consulting, and for Harper Collins Publishers (Glasgow, Scotland).

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