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DUBRAVKA DRENSKI

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

 

“The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.” 
― Massimo Vignelli

 
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CV

Professional Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Graphic Designer, Dublin

May 2021- Present

• Completed a Book editorial, Design Cover and Digital

Illustrations published on Amazon and hard copy.

• Design advertisements for Social Media, Banners and GIF-s

• Branding- Logo Developing, Business Card, Stationery Suit

• Web Page design

• Design for printing materials-Book, Brochures,

Questionnaires, Leaflets, Wedding Invitations, Posters.

Graphic Designer, Irish Studio, Dublin

June 2018- Sept 2018 (Internship)

• I collaborated and created new editorial layouts for Irish Tatler

and Irish Tatler Men under tight deadlines.


Art Director, Ribbon, Zagreb, Croatia

June 2013 – June 2016

• I supplied paintings, jewellery and watches to several

Galleries and Gift shops around Croatia.

• Create catalogues and promotional material.

Creative Director, Jeki-co, Zagreb, Croatia

January 2000 – May 2013

• Responsible for new jewellery fashion collections, based

on market research I increased new products by 20% per

year, this attracted a new customer base which significantly

increased revenue by 15% year on year for 10 years.

• Implementing and developing a new stock management

system specific to our market. With the increased efficiency.

This reduced the need for staff from three persons to one.

• Dealing with customer queries, coordinating office

administration duties and managing staff.


Full-time Artist, Faustus, Zagreb, Croatia September 1995 – January 2000

• As a professional artist, I produced and sold my own paintings

and jewellery by organizing Exhibitions around Croatia.

• I was selected to supply my Art and Souvenirs by the Ministry

of Immigration -Croatia for official gifts, and by L’Academie

des Eches, Medical Intertrade, Pliva, Opel, TBW, OMW Group

• I achieved 12 solo and 16 group exhibitions for my Artwork.

EDUCATION

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


Ballyfermot Collage for Further Education, Dublin

QQI Level 6 Award in Graphic Design BCFE

September 2019 - June 2022

Finglas Training Centre  Dublin 

QQI Level 5 Award in Graphic Design CDETB 

​November 2017 – September 2018 

Oiliúna, CDETB, Dublin 

Diploma in Microsoft Office Master, ECDL 

April 2017 – July 2017 

School for fine art, Zagreb, Croatia. 

Drawing/Painting Skills 

March 2014 – July 2014

Faculty of Political Science of Zagreb University, Zagreb, Croatia.

Journalism 

September 1990 – May 1995 

Middle Medical School | Celje, Slovenia.

Degree in Nursing

September 1986 – May 1990

Middle Medical School | Celje, Slovenia.


 

SKILS

Adobe Certified Professional in Print and Digital

Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign

Adobe Certified Professional in Graphic

Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Certified Professional in Visual

Design Using Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Certified Professional in

Visual Design

Microsoft Office Specialist Master

Office 2016

 

EXPLORE MY GRAPHIC DESIGN WORK

“We are all born with genius. It's like our fairy godmother. But what happens in life is that we stop listening to our inner voices, and we no longer have access to this extraordinary ability to create poetry.” 
― Milton Glaser

 

 PRINT/ ADVERTISING / SOCIAL MEDIA

 
 

POSTERS

 
 

ILLUSTRATIONS/ PHOTOMANIPULATION

 
 

EDITORIALS

 
 

BRANDING/ STATIONARY SUIT

 
 

PACKAGING

 
 

WEB DESIGN /  UX, UI Design

 
 

DIGITAL DESIGN