About Me

MY TRIBUTE
Everything is possible, just have the passion to imagine it!
My name is Penko Penkov. I have an extensive experience in the area of graphic design - print, web, multimedia. I use a wide range of software for raster and vector graphics, audio, web and presentations. More importantly, I am keeping abreast of trends in graphic design area and continuous improvement in various directions, so I feel confident when I need to create an unique and recognizable visions.
I have worked as a hired professional or as a freelancer for a number of publishing houses, newspapers and magazines, advertising agencies. My clients are both Bulgarian and foreign companies and individuals. Some part of my professional experience I've spent abroad, which gave me a valuable opportunity to work in a multicultural environment.
Specialties: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Jooomla! and many more for:
  • raster and vector graphics
  • photo processing
  • audio & video editing
  • data & text managing
  • presenting
  • print and web design and layout
WORK EXPERIENCE
CURRICULUM VITAE

Permanently
Freelance graphic & web designer

  • Everything in Graphic Design area - print, screen, web, presentation, copywriting

September 2009 – up to the moment
Pedagog 6 Publishing House
Main Designer

  • Graphic concept & Graphic design of magazines, textbooks, books
  • Design and maintenance of number of related web pages
  • Banner Design, Small print and web presentations
  • Design and Layout of office forms for variety of purposes

March 2007 – February 2009
Yellow Pages – Bulgaria Ltd.
Main Graphic Designer

  • Print ads design
  • Development of XML models for text layout automation
  • Graphic Design of Business Directories, Leaflets, Flyers, Brochures
  • Banner Design, Small web presentations
  • Design and Layout of office forms for variety of purposes

April 2004 – March 2007
InPulZ magazine & Freelance graphic designer
(Malta)
Art Director and Freelance Graphic& Web Designer

  • Full graphic design of InPulZ magazine; Photo Shoots for the magazine
  • Elaboration of various Graphic Projects; Participation in media projects and strategies for Bulgarian, Maltese and other European companies and organizations
  • Writing articles for Bulgarian and Maltese magazines and newspapers
  • Commercial Photo shoots (for catalogues, presentations, magazines, adverts and etc.)

March 2003 – March 2004
Software & Hardware magazine – Computers Publishing House Ltd. – Sofia
Distant Editor

  • Audio & Graphic Software testing and article writing

July 1994 – March 2004
Penk Design Studio
in cooperation with Tundja Press Publishing House & Adonis Advertising Agency

Manager, Graphic Designer

  • Newspaper Graphic Concepts: Tundja (Yambol), Elhovski Telegraf (Elhovo), Straldjanski Vesti (Straldja), Sakar (Topolovgrad), Ulov (BLRS), Telegraf (Sliven), Karnobatski Glas (Карнобат) and some others.
  • Full Graphic Design and Prepress – Tundja newspaper
  • Full Graphic Design and Prepress of all up-mentioned newspapers during the so called ‘starting period’
  • Tundja newspaper online - WEB Design and Support
  • Technical Journalist – writing of special page TechnoNET
  • Graphic Design of books, textbooks, leaflets, flyers, brochures, posters, adverts and etc.

March 1994 – March 2004
Veselina Radio - Yambol (in parallel with my work at Penk Design)
Broadcasting, Journalism, Show, Audio Editing

  • Broadcaster – news, music, entertaining, talk show
  • Scenario writer
  • Copywriter and Audio editor
  • In Live Show – commercial and entertaining events

EDUCATION

Permanently
Self education in the area of graphic design, digital photography and advertising

2014 – 2015

PEC Harmonia - Sofia, Bulgaria
E-Trade expert - III level
(the highest one).
Learning Management, Marketing, Web

 

2004
ELA (English Language Academy) - Sliema, Malta
Learning English

 

1989 – 1994
VMEI – Technical University - Varna, Bulgaria
Engineer, Master of System Software

 

1982 - 1986
Mathematic highschool Atanas Radev - Yambol, Bulgaria
Programmer

SKILLS & COMPETENCES

Languages:
  • Bulgarian, English, Russian
Social skills:
  • Able to work in a very busy environment and on several projects at the same time
  • Quickly forms a picture for the global vision of a new campaign, project, problem
  • Able to explain understandable, to follow closely and carefully, to oppose with arguments
  • Aware of details (visual, behavior, psychological), often invisible for other people
  • Lived and got used to live in international (intercultural) environment
Organizational skills:
  • Able to lead a team; quickly finds an individual approach to everyone
  • Able to create and take care of tension free working environment
  • Knows how to convince and how to manipulate avoiding negatives
  • Have a short learning curve for a new knowledge
  • Quickly analyses and predicts various behaviors, models, strategies and etc.
Technical skills:
  • Excellent knowledge and usage of wide range of Graphic, Web and other Design Software
  • Knows Prepress and Print processes
  • Digital Photography
  • Keeps an eye on a contemporary European trends in Graphic and Product Design area
Artistic skills:
  • Design Competitions - participations and awards
  • Bulgarian and International Photo Exhibitions - participations and awards
  • Literature Competitions - participations and awards
  • Copywriter – has written hundred texts for radio and print ads
  • Scenario writer, actor, showman and master of ceremonies for In Live Show events
Hobby:
  • Digital Photography; Photo Collage; Stones from distinguishing places all over Bulgaria

Non-nostalgic

A BNT film (Bulgarian National Television) about me. More films from this set of documentaries HERE.

Hello, it is me :)

Penk 03

Have an idea?

As a freelancer, I am available
at any time. Tell me what's in
your mind and just contact me.
For our first contact I need
a short brief - what is your
idea about, what/who is your
target, what raw material
do you have already.

+359 (0) 899 07 51 53

First Contact

Write below the sequence: "12345"
Email:
Subject:
Message:
© 2002 - 2016 Penk Design. All Rights Reserved. Designed By Penko Penkov
...

Search