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Hello! My name is Aleksei Karchikov. 

I am an innovative and accomplished Brand / Graphic Design professional with experience providing comprehensive coordination of all product development activities from research to market. With a technically strong background in branding, web development, marketing strategy, and graphic design, I offer more than 10 years of expertise designing logos, brand identity style, packaging, printing materials, presentations, online browser games, signs and storefront design, interiors design as well as exteriors.
In addition to my creative experience, I have a formal education in Arts namely M.S. degree in Fine Arts and therefore possess skills in sketching, drawing, academic and technical hand drawing and painting.
I am a professional who provides strong attention to details and design quality with exceptional design sense with the ability to integrate messaging, color, imagery, and typography into 2D and 3D built environments. I am in the position to evaluate the completeness and the integrity of any design project or product, as well as to determine the functionality and effectiveness of the proposed design and its separate elements. This allows increasing the interest of the users towards the product as well as general profitability and the tendency to grow.

I take a great pride in the design work I create. My goal is to always deliver an effective, focused and on-target design product that fits my client’s needs and objectives.

Strong conceptual design skills and design strategy experience with an extraordinary design taste an excellent sense of design trends. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative brand design; Extensive brand design experience  (360° projects from logo, identity style, prints, packaging, souvenirs, brand style clothes, digital, website,  interior, environmental, signs, brands on vehicles, etc).  Highly creative and multitalented, bilingual  (English/Russian).  Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. Dynamic team player. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working.


▪ Brand Design. Corporate identity and logo design, packaging design
▪ Web-Design. Sketching, wireframing. Design of browser games
▪ Visual Digital Design. Web banners, GIFs, Motion design, Icons, Illustrations, Snapchats, etc.
▪ Social Media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,
Amazon A+ Content
▪ Print Design. Flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, presentations, etc.
▪ Specific Personal Design of the menu for restaurants, cafes, bars
▪ Photographer. Professional photo retouching and photo editing 
▪ Store Planning and Design. Storefront Design. Environmental Design 
▪ Product Display Design. Design of display products and exhibition stands, pop-up, POS
▪ Restaurants and bars interior design with author’s supervision during construction
▪ Professional hand drawing and painting experience. Passion for the Fine Arts  


Senior Digital/Graphic DesignerNovember 2018 — present. 
Merkury Innovations LLC, New York, USA
▪ UI concepts/Web Design
▪ Creating, and present design concepts from creation through execution
▪ Graphic and Packaging design projects,  photoshooting, retouching and photo editing 

Freelance UI/UX Graphic Designer2016 — present.
▪ Branding, Graphic Design projects from concept creation through execution 

Graphic Designer Internship. October 2016 — January 2017. LLC, New York, USA 

▪ Design marketing materials, which included brochures, newsletters, and presentations. Web designs and print materials for ticketing platform

Design Director. 2016
Brand Designer. 2011 — 2015 
Senior Graphic Designer. 2009 — 2010 
Lemonade, Advertising and production company LTD. Moscow, Russia 
▪ Creation of brand concepts
▪ Art Direction of the Design and advertising department
▪ 3D design and development of the interior design of restaurants + supervision
▪ Pre-press of prints, creating templates for producing advertising materials with drawing up requirements specification for execution
▪ Maintenance and updating of the content of web sites, creation of web banners, analysis with following an increase in traffic of the website, management of a contextual advertising
▪ Subject photographing and photo editing
▪ Communication with clients, studying of client requirements, booking, development, and support of the project
▪ Development of structure and creation of models design

Graphic Designer2006 — 2009. 
Fifth Height, Advertising and production company LTD. Moscow, Russia

▪ Pre-press of prints, preparation of models for producing advertising materials
▪ Development and creation of print products, souvenir products, interior and outdoor advertising
▪ Drawing up requirements specification for producing advertising materials
▪ Environmental Design 
▪ Management and control of design and out of home advertising department
▪ Communication with clients and studying of client requirements 

Lecturer of Theory and History of Fine Arts and Drawing2004 — 2006.
Chuvash State Pedagogical University. Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russia
▪ Lecturer of the Academic Drawing on the History of Fine Arts and Drawing Department
▪ Lecturer of Technical Drawing on the Design Department
▪ Adviser of the first-year students

Junior Environmental Graphic Designer. Advertisement Sign Maker.
2002 — 2004. Time-TV Advertising  Agency LTD. Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russia
▪ Project sketching, Environmental Design.  Advertisement Sign Maker  


Master of Arts in Visual Fine Arts1999 — 2004.  
Chuvash State Pedagogical University, Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russia

▪ Recommended for teaching position upon graduation
▪ Honors Degree
▪ Presidential scholarship.  Senior student of the year
▪ The winner of the annual open conference festival of scientific creativity students  
"Youth of Big Volga"  2002, 2003


▪ Fine Arts: Sketching, Drawing, Academic and technical hand drawing, Painting.
▪ Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Bridge;  Autodesk 3ds Max + V-Ray, 3D-Coat, Corel Draw, Flexi Sign; Photoshooting: Canon, Nikon, Capture One; Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel including PowerPoint and Outlook; Shopify, Wix; Some experience in HTML / CSS;
Mac OS/ Windows.

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