Balazs
Kral

Graphic
Designer

CV

Name: Mr. Balazs Kral

Spoken Languages:

English (fluent)
Hungarian (fluent)
German (basic)

Education:

  • 2000-2005 University of Fine Arts of Hungary, School of Intermedia
  • 1998-2000 University of Applied Arts of Hungary, School of Visual Communication, Typography and Graphic Design class
  • 1997-1998 D2 Photo Studio, Studio and Fashion Photography Course
  • 1996-1998 College of Commercial Marketing and Design
  • 1992-1996 College of Applied Arts and Fine Arts of Hungary

Qualifications:

– Media Artist (Master of Arts – MA)
– Graphic Designer and Typographer (Bachelor of Arts – BA)
– Photographer
– Shop and Exhibition Designer
– Illustrator, Painter-artist

Professional Experience:

  • 2015- User Interface & User Experience Designer at BOC Information Technologies Gmbh., Vienna, Austria
  • 2012- Senior Creative Consultant & Art Director (Web, Print, Multi-Media) at Artephys Creative, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2009-2015 Senior Graphic Designer at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2011-2012 Creative Director and Founder Member of Webise Creative, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2006-2009 Senior Graphic-Web Designer at Halcon Design, Aberdeen, UK
  • 2005-2006 Senior Graphic-Web Designer at I&J Solution, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2004-2005 3D POS Designer and Graphic Designer at Selekt Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003-2005 Graphic and Web Designer and Studio Manager at Artegro, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2000-2004 Art-Director at Jaguar Publishing, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1997-2000 Graphic and Web Designer at Arktisz Graphic Design and Publishing Studio, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1997 Junior Graphic Designer at A: Graphic Design Studio, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1995-1996 Shop-Designer at the Budagyongye Shopping Centre, Budapest, Hungary

Exhibitions and Awards:

  • 2016 June “Initiale” Exhibition  Eötvös Lóránd University  Budapest
  • 2015 June “Best Design” Award  APME’s, British National Design Competition • UK
  • 2015 March “Architecture”, Poster Exhibition Vizivarosi Galeria  Budapest
  • 2014 May “Literature”, Poster Exhibition Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum Budapest
  • 2013 March “Reflections on Music”, Poster Exhibition Vizivarosi Gallery Budapest
  • 2012 October “Trend of Print”, Poster Exhibition Szechenyi Library Buda Castle Budapest
  • 2011 September Poster Exhibition as part of the 15th “Tendencies in The Contemporary Art” festival Marczibanyi Centre Budapest
  • 2011 April-May Poster Design Exhibition at the International Dance Day The Dance Institute of Buda Budapest
  • 2010 May “Best Design” Award of the annual UK University Print Managers National Design and Print competition
  • 2010 March “Dreams and Reality”, Poster Exhibition at the “Spring Festival 2010” Vizivarosi Gallery Budapest
  • 2009 September-2010 September “Letters”, Poster Exhibition Marczibany Centre Budapest
  • 2009 September “Bulvar”, Poster Exhibition Peter Wilhelm Art Centre Budapest
  • 2009 March Poster Exhibition at Filmes ház Ráday utca Budapest
  • 2008 September “Signs”, Poster Exhibition  Aranytíz Gallery  Budapest
  • 2007 October Poster Exhibition celebrating the 120th birth anniversary of Lajos Kassak (Constructivist Painter, Poet and Typographer) The Kassak Museum (Zichy Castle)  Budapest
  • 2007 September “Numbers”, Poster Exhibition  Aranytíz Gallery  Budapest
  • 2007 “Travelling”, Poster Exhibition  Partiumi University Nagyvarad  Transylvania
  • 2006 “Letters”, Poster Exhibition  Aranytíz Gallery  Budapest
  • 2005-2006 “Dissolution of Dynamic Forms in Time” Interractive, Multimedia Installation on a permanent, international exhibition at the “House Of Future” Millenaris Centre Budapest
  • 2005 “Travelling”, Poster Design Exhibition Symposion Club  Budapest
  • 2005 “Time Analysis” Interactive Installation  University of Fine Arts of Hungary Budapest
  • 2005 Ex-Libris Exhibition Main Szabo Ervin Library Budapest
  • 2005 “Tendencies In Typography”, Poster Exhibition Vizivarosi Gallery Budapest
  • 2004 “Oszkar Glatz” Award of the University of Fine Arts of Hungary Budapest
  • 2004 “Travelling 1”, Poster Exhibition Collegium Hungaricum Vienna
  • 2002 Art-Installation at “Art-Window” Budapest
  • 2000 Poster and Book-Design Exhibition V.A.M. Design Gallery Budapest
  • 2000 Book-Design exhibition at the University of Applied Arts of Hungary  Budapest
  • 1999 Photo Exhibition Puskin Cinema Budapest
  • 1996 “Painting Series” Exhibition at the College of Applied Arts and Fine Arts Budapest
  • 1996 Photo Exhibition at the College of Applied Arts and Fine Arts  Budapest

Sofrware Proficiency:

(Mac & Windows):

Adobe CC package: Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign; Adobe After Effects;
Adobe Premiere; Adobe Lightroom; Blender; WordPress; HTML 5; CSS 3; SASS; JQery; Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excell; Microsoft PowerPoint; OpenOffice; Adobe Flash.

 


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