Education

2012 Dmitrov Art School

Easel art

2017 College of Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts

Design

2022 Moscow Region State University

Visual arts and further education

Course

2021 California Institute of the Arts (offered through Coursera)

Introduction to typografphy

Work experience

2021–Present, Stick Art

Art director

- Lead the creative direction and execution of custom portrait projects for clients, ensuring that portraits were visually stunning and reflective of the client's personality and interests;
- Oversaw a team of artists and designers, providing guidance and feedback throughout the production process to ensure that each portrait met the highest standards of quality and creativity;
- Worked closely with other departments, such as production and marketing, to ensure that each portrait was produced efficiently and promoted effectively;
- Collaborated with the marketing department to develop an organic brand;
- Mentored and trained team members, helping them develop their skills and achieve their goals.

Feb 2021 – Present, Movers&Shakers

Graphic Designer

- Produce high-quality visuals using user-centered design principles;
- Collaborate with fellow designers, UX Product Management, and Art teams to refine design language and developed company identity visual style, logotypes, and icons;
- Create presentations to attract new partners and projects;
- Create designs and illustrations for print products (clothes, stickers, posters, home accessories, etc.) using Adobe Creative Suite.

Aug 2020 – Present, Self Employment Freelancer

Graphic Designer

- Create and develop visual concepts based on client briefs or personal projects;
- Use traditional and digital mediums to produce illustrations and visual artworks;
- Communicate with clients to understand their needs and vision for the project;
- Collaborate with writers, editors, and other creative professionals to produce visual content for print and digital media;
- Manage project timelines and deadlines;
- Participate in art shows and exhibitions.

Nov 2018 – Aug 2021, Stick Art Senior Illustrator

Graphic Designer

- Produced high-quality digital portraits from photo using a digital drawing tablet and specialized software;
- Edited and enhanced customers' photos to ensure that they were suitable for use as the basis for a portrait;
- Managed multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines while maintaining the highest standards of quality;
- Received positive feedback from clients on a regular basis.

Awards

2021 Resident Tavrida.ART Festival

Category: Digital Illustration

2021 1st Place, World Art Assembly International Festival-competition of Art & Creativity

Category: Copy of the Work of a Famous Artist

2022 1st Place, The Great Art Copy

Category: Copy of the Work of a Famous Artist

2022 1st Place, The Russian Art Week

Category: Classical Painting

2022 Top 100 artists, PROSPECT 100

Global design competition for Ukraine

2022 1st Place, Art Seasons

Category: Classical & Modern painting

2022 Laureate, Golden Bee 15. Global Biennale of graphic design

Category: Category: Be happy

2023 1st Place Summer exhibition

Category: Classical & Modern painting

Press

How to learn to draw from zero? 10 simple and accessible tips in Russian

Meet Svetlana Vasina | interview

Interview with Svetlana Vasina

How Art Therapy Helps Alleviate Autumn Blues: Insights from Artist Svetlana Vasina

How to Teach a Child to Handle Creative Assignments

Professional associations

Creative Union of Artists of Russia

Eurasian Art Union

IAA USA

AIVA - Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts

Languages

Russian – Native

English – Upper-Intermediate

Skills

Illustration Drawing and sketching, Fine arts, Graphic Design, Design Thinking, Photography

Software

Adobe Creative Suite, Procreate