Gábor Molnár

Creative Director EMEA at Eaton

Budapest, HU

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Over 15 years of experience in the design industry. I have worked for market leader companies as well as for small ones in Hungary, and have also been a member of tiny teams of a few people, as have lead large ones. During this period I have proved myself as dtp operator, graphic designer, UX designer, art director.

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Canva
Adobe Spark
Canva for Enterprise
Adobe InDesign
in-house agency
design process
design team set-up
Percolate
PageProof
web design cms
Adobe XD
Creative project management
B2B
Art direction
Typography
Offline design
Online design
Web Design
Mind mapping
Prototyping
Wireframing
Branding
Work experience
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Nov 2020 - Present

Eaton

Creative Director EMEA

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Feb 2018 - Nov 2020

Eaton

Creative Studio Manager EMEA

Essential functions of my role: • Work closely with managers and BU content managers to developing creative visual identities and associated style guides for marketing collaterals supporting regional campaigns seasons and product launches / promotions • Find new cretaive ways of communication and design • Produce sketches, storyboards and roughs to visualize ideas that support Eaton’s strategic positioning with target buyers at all stages in the customer journey • Oversee development of brandpliant templates for all standard content assets including : catalog pages, brochures, PoS, packaging, web & landing pages, event displays and PromoBoxes for channel promotions • Oversee development of metaphorical photography and campaign video content working closely with external vendors in Europe for storyboard development and production as well as the Eaton Creative CoE for post-production work • Attend daily sprint review calls (as Srum Master) with Creative CoE studio manager (product owner) and core graphic design and 3D team members.

Jul 2016 - Jan 2018

Allas.hu | Net Performance Zrt

Product Designer & Product Owner

Main responsibilities are: • Providing vision and direction to the development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements in the forms of Epics, Themes and Stories. • Backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories • Guiding the team and partnering with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities • Understanding knowledge of the market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

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Jan 2016 - Jul 2016

ARworks

Operations & Creative Lead

Main responsibilities: • Improve the operational systems, processes in support of organizations mission - specifically, support better information flow and management, business process and organizational planning. • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence. • Oversee overall project management and planning. • Regular meetings with CEO around project planning. • Supervise and coach project managers on a weekly basis. Accomplishments: • Introduction of basic and necessary PM tools and documented processes for development. • Balanced cooperation and communication between divisions and subdivions of the company. • Managed the developmnet of the company's first own SAAS VR product. I failed in • overriding the adhoc management decisions and steps in product development processes, • working out a balanced and predictable workload for development team, • enforcing the evolved product development processes consistently.

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May 2013 - Dec 2015

Systemax

Creative Lead EMEA

Main responsibilities are: to lead the development and execution of creative work for brand and businesses, set the overall creative direction, and oversee & influence all creative output; including but not limited to: • To provide creative support and inspiration to the business at large, championing and fostering creativity across the organisation • Offline catalogue production and related materials (onserts, ads, event materials) • Online communication materials • Online activity (microsites, landing pages, newsletters) • Brand development • To Identify, inspire and lead creative team and partners • Partner across organization to drive business through creative • Provide clear communication/feedback to creative and non-creative stakeholders related to creative work • To ensure consistent creative standards and approaches across the business Accomplishments: • Successful knowledge transfer from EMEA countries to Budapest SSC. • Set up a complete production team (up to 20 people), included offline and online design team and dev team. • Served more than 3000 of creative requests per year for Marketing and Sales departments in 6 countries. • Stable, predictable production process for EMEA Marketing and Budapest SSC. Fails: • Proposed innovative technologies and solutions have not been implemented, • Could not obtain means and support needed for individual development for team members.

May 2011 - May 2013

UI/UX Designer - Freelancer

UI/UX designer

I design user interfaces for different devices (web, tv, mobile, tablets). My job was to find the most creative and best solutions the rules can offer. Putting design elements and functionality together.

Jan 2009 - May 2011

Arkon Zrt.

Art director

Management of the visual appereance of the sites of the company’s portfolio, designing GUI and web page layouts, building up visual identity of new products/pages and of company brand, usability and web ergonomy design (from the very first steps, wireframes to the sitebuild checkings and usability tests;)

May 2006 - Jan 2009

Deutsche Telekom AG

Junior Art Director, Graphic designer at Origo Zrt. (Magyar Telekom Nyrt.)

Coordinate small graphic team, worked on web layout designs, GUI design and coordination of IPTV projects for T-Home Hungary (designing TV screens, applications) www.t-home.hu www.origo.hu

Dec 2005 - May 2006

UHT Full Service Agency

Web designer, graphic designer

Online (web) and offline graphic design, implementation

Nov 2004 - Dec 2005

Sztárok Magazin (Sietenblicke)

Photo editor, graphic designer

Photo-editing, correction, design, layout designs, DTP works, and occasionally PR sites, posters, ads designs;

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Sep 2003 - May 2005

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Teacher of Russian Language

Teaching Russian to the students of the university

May 2004 - Dec 2004

IHM House of Future

Art Coordinator

Orders and follow-ups of the exhibition’s installations, objects;

Mar 2001 - May 2003

NITA Publishing

DTP operator, Graphic designer

DTP (Quark) and design of multilingual touristic brochures.

Education

2007 - 2010

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design

degree, Typography

2002 - 2005

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Post-Graduate, Russian Interpreter and Translator

1996 - 2002

University of Szeged

MA, Philosophy

1994 - 2002

University of Szeged

MA, Russian Language and Literature

1987 - 1991

Kőröi Csoma Sándor

High School Diploma, Russian-Hungarian Grammar School

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