Anastasia Dalalakis: Branding & Illustrating

Melanin image for branding
Melanin ©Anastasia Dalalakis

About

Currently, I am in my third year at John Abbott in Graphic and Web design. I am a dedicated, hardworking and preserving individual. One of my favorite things to do as a designer is to be involved in branding & illustrating. I can use my skills to help businesses achieve and reach their communication goals.

Drawing interests me a lot and I look forward to perfecting my current skills and developing new ones. I love to draw and convert my work into digital art. Creating innovative designs for branding & illustrating using my drawing skills is a passion.

Escaping Dreams Illustration
Escaping Dreams ©Anastasia Dalalakis

Stage

I am looking for a stage placement and will be available for a summer internship. Next Fall I will be starting my Design studies at Concordia University and will be open to part-time design work. I look forward to collaborating and learning from the team that I will work with.

I am someone who loves to keep expanding my knowledge as this challenges me. My strengths in Adobe software are Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom and I am excited to put them to good use in the job market.

Goals

For next Fall I am planning on perusing my studies at Concordia in the Design Program. To start my career, I want to expand my knowledge. This will include doing meaningful work towards the sustainability of our planet.

Noises are Everywhere purple branding poster
Noises Are Everywhere ©Anastasia Dalalakis

My Experience

As I begin my career, I am extremely enthusiastic and eager to see where my creative path will take me. I have developed numerous skills using a wide range of Adobe software programs. By getting a stage I hope to gain more work experience. I want to gain and make a positive contribution to a company. Through having had some experience with freelancing, it has helped me gain more knowledge, grow as a designer and become even more passionate about what I do. 

I look forward to an interesting and successful career in the graphic design field. 

Please feel free to view my portfolio and contact me with any questions.

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Photoshop Brush tool Efficiency

Photograph of Highway in Photoshop
©Anastasia Dalalakis

When I had started off as a Graphic and Web designer, in my first year and the begging of second semester. I wasn’t using the parenthesis shortcut and that had made my life much more difficult. It also used to add a good five minutes of wasted time. Whenever I use to make a brush bigger in Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design or smaller I would always do it manually.

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