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Siyal Tabarak

Tabarak Siyal

Design Team Manager

Name:Siyal Tabarak
Date of birth:03/10/1983
Address:17/2 Block-H, Jabbar Plaza, Bhicaji St, Karachi, Pakistan
Phone:+92 300 286 4355
Email:info@tabaraksiyal.com

I started my career as intern designer back in 2002. Web development has always attracted me as I moved forward in the field; I still enjoy designing & developing websites.


I have bachelor’s degree in Arts and P.D.W.E (Professional Diploma in Web Engineering) diploma from Arena Multimedia Pakistan. I have over 12 years of experience in web/graphic designing also I have good knowledge of CMS and e-commerce packages like WordPress, Woo Commerce, Open Cart, and eBay Pro Stores. I have experience in lots of computer graphics packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign Dreamweaver, Flash, along with good knowledge of CSS, Java Scripts, SSML Pro Stores & responsive HTML programming also I have 3 years of experience in website hosting and domain registration too.


At this point I am full time employee of a UAE based I.T Company Traffic Online; Working as a Design Team Manager from January 2015 till now and have been managing web based projects including online e-commerce websites and Android & IOS apps. Wondering what Traffic is? Traffic is a multi-faceted digital agency, offering web design, development and advertising services in Dubai, UAE. The agency has worked in 25+ industries and produced work for well over 300+ clients from medium to multi-national.


I have good communication and people personal skills. I have a track record to produce exceptional results in delivering projects on time, grooming fresh professionals, work on numerical reports, plans, professional training’s, research and development, adopting new technologies etc.


The major projects I have done in my career and as a freelancer are listed on my Portfolio Page, Rest of the details about myself and my work you can be found on my Resume Page.


Thanks and best regards
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Tabarak Abbas Siyal
info@tabaraksiyal.com

Education

2001 - 2002

WGD

Web/Graphics Designing

E‐ student IT Institute

2002 - 2003

P.D.W.E

Professional Diploma in Web Engineering

Arena Multimedia Pakistan

2006 - 2008

B.A

Bachelor of Arts

Federal Urdu University

Employment

2015 - present

Traffic Digital

Design Team Manager
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion, assist Project Manager in developing timeline for Design Delivery & Schedule.
  • Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals
  • Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs, help to develop comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverable list for each related discipline.
  • Project prioritization, manage distribution and production of project workload within team.
  • Collaborate on new design issues and research projects with team.
  • Provide quality control over concepts and projects, ensure projects and finished graphics are accurate and precise.
  • Manage and maintain record keeping of original artwork files and all projects.
  • Supervise and inspire the creative team of vendor partners; generate multiple concepts for a campaign or project.
  • Evaluate and motivate designers toward continued growth and leading design solutions.
  • Work with the account team, strategy team, and copywriters to develop concepts and present to management.
2014 - 2014

Trade Only Costa Mesa, CA, USA.

Senior Web Designer/Team Lead

Under contract: Centric Source San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working together with Marketing manager, graphic designers, and client
    team to develop projects and meet deadlines.
    Includes: providing insight for design of online ads, landing pages, and ad
    messaging.
  • Project management, including time tracking, execution of milestones, and
    ongoing communication with clients.
  • Participates in company brainstorming sessions to identify new messaging,
    creative, and strategic opportunities for clients.
2013 - 2014

EGG-ZACK Bethlehem, PA, USA.

Senior Web Designer/Team Lead

Under contract: Centric Source San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverable.
  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
2012 - 2013

Endurance International Group, CO USA.

Q.AManager

Under contract: Centric Source San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

Responsibilities
Working as a Project Manager for an offshore Client based in US, Currently leading a team of 5 Designers, 4 Developers & 3 QC persons.

My major responsibilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Reporting
  • Team Management / Team Building
  • Client Meeting / Communication
2010 - 2012

Intuit, CA USA

Sr. Website/Graphics Designer

Under contract: Centric Source San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Quality assurance for end‐user applications & websites.
  • Diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving quality issues.
  • Solve problems creatively.
  • Communicate clearly in writing, and in person.
  • Distribute new projects and follow through to completion.
  • Solve real problems for real users and designers.
2006 - 2010

Homestead Denver USA

Website/Graphics Designer

Under contract: Centric Source San Francisco, CA, USA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work at both detailed and abstract levels.
  • High quality productivity.
  • Create and let the team adapt to new technologies.
  • Created visual concepts for the content and ensured that the sites were easy to navigate.
  • Build websites using technologies that conform to international standards and make sure that they are universally accessible.
2003 - 2006

Zist Interactive (Pvt) Ltd

Website/Graphics Designer

Under contract: SABSONS Karachi Pakistan.

 

Responsibilities

  • To design Web sites and ensure that they are visually effective and easy to access.
  • Liaising closely with the customer or client at the design stage to answer questions
    such as: why is the site needed, who is the target audience, who are the leading competitors, etc. Advising the client on the categories and information needed to construct the site.
  • Designing a draft site for client approval or modification.
  • Develop and maintain the company’s intranet that will provide an accurate and immediate source of information to all employees.
  • Writing web pages in a combination of codes such as hypertext mark‐up language (HTML), JavaScript, CSS, Flash.
  • Design and distribute newsletters and other documents relating to the website and the intranet.
  • Conduct presentations, internally and externally, to promote the company web site and intranet.
  • Testing the web sites for functionality in different browsers and at different resolutions.
  • To upload the websites on to the Internet.
  • Company’s 2nd business was bar code printing services and accessories’ I use to help them in their work as well, like installing printer and software.
  • Nonlinear Video Editing.
2002 - 2003

PSO Pakistan

Jr. Website/Graphics Designer

Under contract: Intelilabs.com (Pvt) Ltd, Karachi Pakistan.

 

Responsibilities

  • Translating a client’s marketing or informational content into a functional content on their website.
  • Creating or editing images and graphics for website print use.
  • Creating website layout/templates of approved projects.
  • Coding website using HTML, CSS and Java Script.
  • Coordinating with programmers for specialized scripts.
  • Creating verbal content for the website or using approved content from the client.
  • Integrating verbal content with site/print design for final product.
  • Posting completed site to internet server using FTP software.
  • Making changes to the site directed by client.
  • Submitting completed site to search engines.
  • sometime nonlinear video editing.
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Address17/2 Block-H, Jabbar Plaza, Bhicaji St, Karachi, Pakistan
Phone+92 300 286 4355
Websitehttp://www.tabaraksiyal.com

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