I am a part-time college instructor and also a personal tutor, teaching the subjects listed above for many years. In college I have regular different levels classes, from studio to web design, with specific curriculum.
As a personal tutor, I adapt my methods specifically to an individual, his/her age, abilities, interests, etc.
I am a professional Web and Graphic Designer with Bachelor’s degree (graduated from two colleges – in Kiev and New York) and extensive expertise in graphic design, fine art, education and computer skills. I have extensive experience in the graphic design field: branding, identity design (logos, business cards, posters, catalogs, brochures, etc), illustrations and photo retouching/restoration.
I work on regular basis with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver on both Mac and PC platforms. I have an extensive experience with web design (HTML5 and CSS3).
I can teach people any of the subjects listed above
• More than 15 years of experience in teaching Multimedia and graphic design, as well as studio art
• Professional Graphic Designer with Bachelor’s degree and extensive expertise in graphic design, fine art, education and computer skills
• Strong academic graphic and fine art education from Kiev, Ukraine and New York
• More than 25 years of experience in the graphic design field: branding, identity design (logos, business cards, posters, catalogs, brochures, etc), illustrations and greeting cards
• More than 15 years of experience in multimedia and web design.
• Working on regular basis with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver on both Mac and PC platforms
• Languages: HTML/CSS
• Fluent in Russian and English, knowledge of Ukrainian
• Extensive experience dealing with clients, managing multiple projects at once, managing a team
• Ability to handle any task, work in a fast paced environment, working independently and as part of a team
• Organized, patient, detail-oriented and self-motivated
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Passion for design, conceptual thinking and unique creative solutions for a given project
9/13 to present Ney York City College of Technology Brooklyn, NY
• Communication Design
• Web Design
1/00 to present Borough of Manhattan Community College NY, NY
• Multimedia Design
• Graphic Design
• Advertising Illustration
• Computer Design
• Color and Design
1/00 to present Personal Tutor NY, NY
• Tutoring graphic and web design
• Tutoring Adobe software
• Tutoring painting and drawing
• Tutoring Russian language
1/12 to present Kurochka Clothing corporation NY, NY
Cofounder/Co-owner/Art Director / Designer
4/05 to present Art and Music Games, Inc. NY, NY
Working on development of art and music digital games for children:
• Creating and animating characters
• Creating game components
• Digital and Multimedia work with various projects
• Managing a small team of game designers
1/00 to present Freelance Web and Graphic designer NY, NY
• Design and coding web sites
• Identity design
• Graphic design, etc.
1/00 to present Freelance Photo Restoration Specialist NY, NY
1984 - 1994 Advertising Company of Kiev Kiev, Ukraine
• Graphic design: brochures, posters, catalogs, calendars, etc.
• Advertising design
• Interior design: offices, conference rooms, auditoriums
1999 CUNY Baccalaureate Program (Hunter College, Brooklyn College)
B.S. (with honors) in Computer Graphic Imaging
1997 Borough of Manhattan Community College
A.A. (with honors) in Liberal Arts
1984 Kiev College of Industrial Arts (4-year institution)
Diploma (with honors) in Graphic Design
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