M. Harb's Resume

Background
Been in the Graphic + Web Design, Event Planning and Advertising since 2003. I specialize in increasing business revenue and brand exposure through marketing and design / business advertising services.

Specialties: Event Planning, Sponsorship, project management, art direction, research, online marketing, print advertising, and website design+ SEO.
Software & Languages
Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere, Acrobat, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Quark X-press, Online Advertising Campaigns & S.E.O; Google Adsense & Adwords, Social Media, HTML, CSS, MySql, Java Script, Graphic/Web Design & Development. English, Arabic, Spanish, French.
Interests

Conference planning and event management, Art direction, project management, design for web and print, Internet marketing, search engine optimiztion, joint ventures, sales management and salesforce motivation, online Advertising, Marketing, $ales, presentations, public relations and presentations, Photography, Travel, Billiards, Teaching Design and Martial Arts.


Work History & Experience

The Art Galleria Expo
  1. Event Palnner, Exhibition Space Sales, Art Curation, Team Management, negotioations between venues, Web & Graphic Designer, Project Manager

    Community Company; Reached a network of over 3000 Artists, starting with 10; Art Galleries Industry

    June 2010-Dec 2015  (5 years 6 months) Toronto,Vancouver & Ottawa Areas of Canada

    New business development, Art Exhibits of 50 artists at a time displaying 100s of art and crafts for sale along with Live performances, usually taking 3 months to organize such an event between recruiting, selling, meetings and promotions /PR and adverising using all channels available from print to web to social to using our own team etc. Duties involve working with a huge team of Artists, Designers, Musicians, Vneue owners and tehir staff, Promotion and event planning.

SpeakerBox Vision
  1. Web & Graphic Designer, Software Tutor

    Public Company; 1-10 employees; Graphic Design industry

    July 2006-current  ) , Canada Area

    New business development, Duties involve working with a huge team network of Designers, Programmers, Promotion and event planners, project managers, IT, admin, and management to close and complete any size of advertising and marketing campaign. Includes teaching design software to groups or individuals where by end of a 1 day course all students can make a website and graphics using Adobe. Been involved in the web and print aspect of media sales along with IT training and branding sales. With a network of 250+ media and advertising IT professionals, any project size can be handled and executed successfully, please forward any questions directly to Max Harb.

Canadian Property Stars

Direct Sales & Management

Property Maintenance Multi Location Company; 201-2500 employees;Door to Door Sales in Lawncare and Asphalt repairs

June 2013 – Oct 2016  Canada Area

Duties included starting day by attending sales meetings and followed by getting dropped on site in residential areas for 12 hours conducting residential sales and services in the lawncare and asphalt repairs industries. Every day we drive to a new location, covering the whole country as they have 14 locations with almost 150 sales person per location. After 3 years with the firm I was moved up into management where responsibilities include driving a team of 6-14 sales reps every day from and to locations companied with sales motivation, labour help, recruiting, shop operations, preparing equipment and filling work supplies almost 15 hours a day, 7 days a week. .

George Brown College

Web & Graphic Design Teacher

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry

December 2010 – January 2013  (2 years 2 months) Toronto, Canada Area

I taught Graphic and web design courses to students enrolled in the graphic design program or multimedia development program. I was given 1 course per semester to teach and all my students passed with high averages due to my 1-on-1 tutoring sessions to them after class. I still get optional calls to substitute teachers if my schedule allows it.

World Trade Group

American Packaging Summit Sponsorship Sales

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Events Services industry

September 2011 – October 2012  (1 year 2 months) Toronto, Canada Area

The position requires contacting Presidents and CEO's of Packaging Suppliers and services providers from sealing, printing, manufacturing who supply Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola, Kellogs, etc. who are attending this summit for learning news ways for innovation and sustainability in packaging . Offering sponsorship opportunities to Suppliers to be represented infront of over 150 decision makers prequalified as VP and head of packaging, innovation, sustainability from Fortune 500 companies waiting for solution providers to offer the ultimate product/service and innovation to take them into the next level of packaging like Pepsi-Co did with their new eco-friendly Bottle made from plants!

Sponsorship Packages were sold in various calibers, from $10,500 upto $62,500 depending on choice from Bronze to Platinum"

Oktober Fest
  1. Graphic + Web Design + Event Sponsorship Sales

    June 2010 – February 2012  (1 year 9 months) Toronto, Canada Area

    In charge of web design and online advertising alongside with events promotion and vendor booths/sponsorship packages sales. Invited global breweries and connected service providers together along with the design of the advertising and sales campaign, all marketing material were produced by me, and was successful to incorporate SICO, a robot from Rocky 4 movie into the show as a mascott and main advertising sales tool.

Institute of Advanced Media

Web Design Instructor

Educational Institution; 11-50 employees; Animation industry

September 2008 – September 2010  (2 years 1 month) Vancouver

Institute of Advanced Media is located in the heart of Vancouver city, 1 year intensive programs for people who want a web design/development degree. I taught multiple courses, including Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML/CSS, animation, and Graphic Design with Photoshop and Illustrator.

The Palisades Ottawa

Marketing Assistant

June 2006 – January 2008  (1 year 8 months) Ottawa, Canada Area

My role as a marketing assistant includes fulfilling General's Manager's requests in creating marketing material for upcoming events, updating website material, designing newsletters and flyers for various events, was in charge in uploading messages to internal TV station, receive and greet various businesses helping us in installation of TV channel, web updates, weekly journal design and publishing for newsletter, selling organization services to community.

Algonquin College

Vice President

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

April 2002 – May 2003  (1 year 2 months) Ottawa, Canada Area

Held student forums, sat on board of directors, and appeal board, as well participated into provincial conferences between other associations to keep our competitive edge along other colleges that were successful. Co signing on all financials and billings for the association. Job had lots of policy revisions and creation of new ones sometimes occurred such as raising budget for expenses for next boards of directors to come, allowing controlled growth.

 

Tabs

Web design, Event Planning and marketing, Information Graphics, Online Marketing, Search Engine Technology, Online joint venture, Advertising Design and sales, Affiliate campaign manager, Talent networking and training coordinator, Corporate head hunter, Sales, Graphic Design, Technical Illustration, Event Management, Sponsorship Sales, Corporate Events, Event Planning.
Honors and Awards:
Vice President of Algonquin College, 4 time gold medalist in Canadian Taekwondo Championships, Gold Medalist: Canadian Math/Geometry Competition.

Algonquin College
Bachelor of arts, Graphic, Website & Packaging Design 2000 – 2005
Grade: Diploma with honours
Graduated from Algonquin College along being nominated the Vice President and Director of the Students' association, a multi-million Dollar Organization.
Activities and Societies: While I was attending Algonquin College for Graphic Design and multimedia web development.. I was very active, on board on the Canadian Taekwondo team and director of Students association, where later got elected in to vice president of the students association by 10000 students where later we held board meetings and forums for the school to address serious issues for us to take it to higher up management and bring it into action. Lots of school events were organized along with art shows as well.

Then Returned to take the one year Multimedia Development Program from 2004-2005, where I strengthened my coding and project management, plus my web design skills.

Academy of Learning
Diploma, Event Planning and Hospitality management

The main focus of this program was to organize, design and fill events from summits to conferences to training seminars in Hospitality venues and be able to manage them as well. Hotels, resorts, conference and congress hall sized events , expos management as well as talent head hunting for corporate and speaker/performer management.

Activities and Societies: This was a program that had 15% in class and 85% online, was also based 85%& on Books where you are using the internet to complete that book through video and interactive tutorial and case studies, I enjoyed obtaining a degree where I worked hard in it but on my own time. Internet is a great way to learn if you are focused.

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