(Arabic Designer) Alshabiba & Times of Oman Newspapers
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Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, Manager
Brief Regional Director for Middle East and Africa at Society for News Design (visual journalist) Senior Designer Times of Oman and AL Shabiba Newspapers/ Art Director Al Barzah and 7ayam Newspapers in Muscat. I received my BA degree from Damascus University in 2003 and am currently a member of Fine Artists Association of Syria. I worked in an advertising agency in Oman for five years before I joined the publication industry as Senior Designer for Al Shabiba, the sister publication of Times of Oman. I was greatly fortunate to be part of the team that launched the redesign of Al Shabiba and had the honor to work with Dr. Mario Garcia and Adonis Durado. I received several awards from the SND Creative Competition, including a gold and a JSR (judges special recognition).and I helped to launch more than a 5 magazine and 2 Daily newspaper and 2 weekly newspaper in the Middle East. My Award : 2011 : The Best of News Design 32nd Edition Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba 2012 :The Best of News Design 33rd Edition Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba Award of Excellence / Times of Oman JSR (Overall) / Times of Oman Gold / Times of Oman 2013 :The Best of News Design 34th Edition cover of the SND34 Best of News Design book soft-cover version cover of the SND34 Best of News Design book hard-cover version (rockport) 2014 :SOCIETY FOR NEWS DESIGN MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA- CREATIVE COMPETITION (5) Awards of Excellence/ Al Shabiba GOLD-Feature Page Design/ Al Shabiba (2) BRONZES - Illustration/ Al Shabiba SILVER-Feature Page Design/ AlShabiba 2015 :The Best of News Design 36th Edition Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba Award of Excellence / Al Shabiba 2016:The Best of News Design 37th Edition Award of Excellence / Al Barzah Award of Excellence / Al Barzah
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