Vinsia Maharajah

Vinsia Maharajah

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Email Address

Education

Experience

Durham College Digital Photography
2016—2018

OCAD University 
B.Des - Advertising
2018—2022

KothuFest 2018 - Annual Toronto-based Food Festival
Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager, Event Coordinator
2018—present

  • Social Media marketing management (Instagram) where the had over 100,000 engagement
  • Design - online and print media (flyers, banners, t-shirts, signage, ads) to promote event
  • Coordinating event ; managing social media influencer zone, liase with bloggers, influencers and press, alongside team
  • Successful run at Yonge-Dundas square for the first time : Max capacity for at least 5 hours.


VINSIA - Photography & Creative Services
Owner, Creative/Art Director, Photographer, Designer, Creative Consultant 2015-Present

  • Photography - Portraits, Branding, Weddings, E-Commerce, Conceptual
  • Social Media management & Branding consultation services
  • Graphic Design Services - Logos, flyers, online/print media, t-shirts.
  • Consultations with clients to provide customized services
  • Customized one-on-one Photography lessons.


Ada Slaight Youth Mentorship Program
2018 Cohort - Mentee

  • Participated a group and one-on-one mentorship workshops, self-development workshops
  • Gained valuable entrepreneurship skills
  • Gained experience in oil painting (Through mentor)
  • Collaborated with cohort members for final showcase at the end of the program



Languages

Skills

  • English 
  • Tamil (fluent)
  • French (basic)

Photo, Video & Marketing

  • Photography : Digital & Film ; portraiture, e-commerce product, events, weddings, branding, creative conceptual.
  • Film : Directing, DOP, Acting, Scriptwriting, Project Management.
  • Marketing : Creative, Social Media.
  • Photography : speedlights, strobes, in-studio, complex setups.
  • Retouching : Photoshop, Lightroom.

Creative Skills

  • Makeup Artistry : Beauty, Special Effects (minor cuts, bruises), Bodypainting.
  • Painting : Acrylic, Oils - small and larger scale
  • Graphic Design : Logo design, poster design, illustration, online and print media design.

Public Speaking, Workshops

  • Public Speaking : Comfortable with speaking in front of large audiences both formal and informal
  • Workshop Curation : Body Positivity, Women Empowerment, Self Esteem, Mental Health. Workshops can be curated for people between the ages of 15-60+
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