Sima Nasr

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EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art + Design • Atlanta, Georgia
Master of Arts, Graphic Design • 2007–2008

Corcoran College of Art + Design • Washington, DC
Continuing Education- Graphic Design, Digital Art • 2005–2006

University of Virginia • Charlottesville, Virginia
McIntire School of Commerce • Bachelor of Science, Commerce 
Concentrations: Marketing, Management • 2000–2004

University of Innsbruck • Innsbruck, Austria
Summer 2002

EXPERIENCE

Sima Designs
Graphic Designer, Washington, DC.
Offering print and web design services to a wide range of clients.
2014–Present

ASCD
Senior Graphic Designer, Alexandria, VA
Book cover and interior layout design, identity creation and brand management, marketing collateral, DVD label and package design, front-end web design, direct-mail and email marketing campaigns.
2009–2015

Function
Design Intern, Atlanta, Georgia
Assisted senior art director with edits, comping and drafting environmental design illustrations. Contributed ideas for new business projects.
2008

The Advisory Board Company
Senior Graphic Designer, Washington, DC
Lead designer for national and international conferences of health care executives. Lead designer for over 25 books (100–350 pages each) distributed to 20,000 hospital executives. Designed artwork for internal campaigns. Designed 2006 Annual Report.
2005–2007

The Advisory Board Company
Marketing Associate, Washington, DC
Strategically targeted potential new members. Effectively scheduled sales appointments with 48% conversion rate. Achieved goal every month.
2004–2005

Arnold Worldwide
Advertising Intern, Washington, DC
Developed market research and mock ad-campaign for Sherwin Williams paint. Completed market research and brand development for Amtrak, Bearing Point, HealthNow, and CORT furniture.
2003

Adworks, Inc.
Advertising Intern, Washington, DC
Analyzed statistics for Washingtonpost.com and 
the Brick Association of America. Interpreted 
data and prepared PowerPoint presentations.
2002

PRO-BONO WORK

Children’s Eye Foundation
Graphic Designer, Houston, Texas
Design for annual fundraising calendar. 25,000 copies sold. Also designed gala invitations, and a marketing brochure.
2008–Present

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy, Acrobat)
Apple Aperture
Microsoft Office

LANGUAGES

Arabic
French

AFFILIATIONS 

AIGA

RECENT CLIENTS

Arlington Strategy
ASCD
The Aspen Institute
Brivo Systems
Collins + Wilson
Council on Court Excellence
Jake Group
Marymount University
Miller Cox
National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
Oakwood School
Outdoor Lab
Reading Partners
Spitfire Strategies