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Ekaterina Kubatina

Photographer, designer

 

Who am I? What areas in society life I like to contribute to? What I do for a living? What are my dream projects?


Here are few words about my professional experience, education, and hobbies.



Ekaterina Kubatina

Photographer, designer

Who am I? What areas in society life I like to contribute to? What I do for a living? What are my dream projects?


Here are few words about my professional experience, education, and hobbies.

Work Experience

  • Contributing Photographer to Adobe Stock, Getty Images, Shutterstock, 123rf, Freepik

    2018 − 20...
    Freelance
    Fully equipped to work as a photographer and a designer from day one. Workflow tools that stay beside me at all times:
    • Laptop with a touch screen and a stylus • Full-frame DSLR-camera • 24-70 mm Lens • Tripod with an extension arm • Speedlight flashes • Set of soft boxes and reflectors

  • Website manager / Designer / Photographer

    2017 − 2018
    at Culinary Studio Clever
    • Partaken three roles (myself initiated) in a small business company team of 15 employees. • Launched 3 websites. Participated in re-branding and guided new photographers. • Created multiple designs for Culinary Studio Clever and for two additional affiliated businesses (coffee points and loft spaces).

  • Graphic designer / Photographer

    2014 − 2016
    Freelance
    • As a freelance event-photographer held over 60 event-photoshoots and got published in an Event-Forum article, was invited to work on EuBea 2016 in St. Petersburg (material continues to get published — article of March 2022), DMC2016 (Digital Marketing Conference) by the Grape agency, and few other publications

  • Marketing manager

    2012 − 2014
    ASBIS Russia
    • Cooperated with the following brands head offices: Microsoft, Prestigio, McAfee, AVG, Canyon to implement their marketing goals. • Worked with 2 marketing budgets. Planned and managed marketing activities (per periods Y, H, Q, W). Arranged more than 25 BTL activities for 2 brands in 2 years. • Data analysis done on weekly basis (it4profit, Google Analytics, Yandex Metrics). Part-time managed SMM activities of 2 brands (AVG, Prestigio).

  • Software Partner Account Manager

    2011 − 2012
    Softkey
    • Been responsible for Microsoft marketing contracts updated. • Planned and managed marketing activities (per periods Y, H, Q, W). • Managed Microsoft TechEd’11 conference registration and ticketing process. • Sale Data analysis collected and forwarded to Seniors on weekly basis. • Worked in Microsoft Co-op CHIP, MPN, Pinpoint

  • Software sales

    2008 − 2011
    1C
    • customer consulting • negotiating contracts with new customers; as well as with vendors (suppliers) of rare & specific software • purchase processing • e-logistics • tracking of payments (incoming and outgoing) • conducted training sessions for sales managers and regional representatives via webinars and offline seminars • inventory of promotional marketing materials • helped PR-team to select content for news digests, promo flyers, invitation booklets, etc.

  • Junior Marketing specialist

    2007 − 2008
    • administrated two of the company's corporate sites, kept them updated daily with the content (software news, special offers, pricing changes, e-mailing twice a month) • draw a bunch of banners and graphic elements for promo campaigns • SEO-optimization • worked with the print shop to produce needed printed materials • collected statistics of customer activities and feedback (those were B2B websites) • helped organize participation in the annual exhibition for anti-virus software and info security companies • done photo-reportages from business events

Education

  • Português A1

    2022
    Beginner
  • English C2 Proficient

    2022
    EF SET, English CEFR Certificate 50 min
    Open certificate
  • Web design and layouts of websites

    2014 − 2018
    Сoursera, Geek Brains, Lynda.com
  • Graphic Design

    2010 − 2016
    Сoursera, Geek Brains, Lynda.com
  • Licensing of software products

    2009 − 2014
    Обучение в компаниях: Microsoft, Adobe, Corel, ABBYY, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, ESET лицензированию их продуктов.
  • School of Economics

    2008 − 2012
    State Institute
  • Printing Technologies

    2007 − 2008
    Institute (I. Fyodorov Moscow State University)
  • English, C1 level

    2004 − 2007
    State courses «In-YaZ» est. in 1929
  • Marketing and advertising

    2004 − 2007
    Technical College
 

Hobbies

 

In a free time, you'll find me riding a bicycle, taking a walk listening to YouTube, podcasts, audiobooks. Mostly consuming all the content in English (~90%).

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