My name is Masha Ashikhmina and I am a SF Bay Area-based creative, with a passion for finding smart solutions to difficult design challenges in different fields.
My portfolio features a wide array of projects since I’ve been wearing three hats - as a graphic and web designer, an illustrator, and a stage set designer.
I’ve earned my Master Degree in design and illustration in Moscow, Russia and have been working in a graphic design field for more than 15 years.
Currently, I live in San Jose, CA, where I work as a graphic and stage set designer.
I’m available for commissioned based work, collaborative projects and potential employment opportunities.
Feel free to send me a message with your potential project, along with a contactable email address, and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible!
To view my resume, click here.
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator
Stage Set Designer
ARK Creative Association
Graphic & Stage Set Designer
Design and develop materials for the new brand, including logo and brand guidelines, posters, flyers, print ads.
Collaborated with web-developer for new website, lead the project to completion.
Created and built stage set design for 3 main stages shows per year, and ~10 short stage reading events per year .
Collaborated with copywriter and creative team to roll out successful concepts for clients such as LUKOIL (one of the largest oil companies in Russia)
Partnered with a marketing team to develop and execute ~ 5 advertising campaign per month targeting audiences as large as 100,000-500,000, and in the case of a federal TV campaign, 1M+
Directed and supervised the shooting process for ~10 TV commercials per year
Supervised and directed a team of 4-10 graphic designers per project to ensure design quality
Lead the team of 3 graphic designers and 4 freelance 3D and UI/UX designers, created conceptual ideas
Planned and designed graphic and web design, branding projects (up to 3 per week), ensured deadlines and final quality assurance, lead the client meetings and presentations
Interviewed and hired team a strong competitive team and as a result won several important pitches and improved agency’s marketing performance, increased revenue by 50% in a year
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