Mark Khan,
Designer, Entrepreneur, Photographer,

Summary of Qualifications
Ingenious, passionate, and multitalented designer, with expertise in physical exhibitions, corporate graphics, and 3D design honed through 28 years of extensive experience in exhibit/event design field. Proven innovator and creative manager with skills in design project management and related event work coordination. Recognized for creative ability and consistent attention to detail all throughout project phases, including design and implementation. Additional qualifications include:

  • Solid five years of experience in fabrication facility, obtained deep understanding of materials and construction techniques for all types of display architecture from exhibits to retail and permanent installations
  • Highly skilled at hand sketching quickly to present ideas in working meetings
  • Adept at organizing client input into information architecture with keen attention to data presentation priority
  • Accomplished graphic designer with ability to conceptualize an idea, research graphic material, and bring to fruition; strong aptitude to think from overall brand drilled down to mini product and demo presentations
  • Proficient in making designs fit specific corporate visual brand be it fortune 500 or small business
  • Comprehensive understanding of materials and fabrication processes; partnered with value engineer display architecture in estimating to bring projects into budget
  • In-depth artistic production management, able to apply graphic design principles in producing innovative designs with keen eye for quality design
  • Innovative team planning, team motivation, and unique, effective concept development, combined with adeptness in architectural models and product prototypes
  • Articulate communicator, proficient in English, with working knowledge in Spanish and French languages
  • Technically savvy in form•Z, a 3D program used to create complex renderings bringing concepts to life

Professional Experience

  • Interface with clients to obtain information needed to start the project
  • Adopt innovative ideas in the preliminary concepts with different visual directions in plan view schematic and preliminary 3D renderings presenting to client to hone down direction
  • Manage and coordinate information into a physical space; understanding the flow and designing the architecture to present all of the products, demos, and shows
  • Ensure that all the specifics of the information needed to be delivered to the audience are delivered by conceptualizing the visual architecture
  • Work in conjunction with outside graphic designers in producing a cohesive look, and pay close attention to client corporate look and brand in designing graphic opportunities into all presentations
  • Coordinate with outside designers in creating 3D renderings for the complete look of the show for distinctive event or tradeshow exhibition with live presentations on stages, and seminar break out areas, along with product and services demos
  • Select materials and create control drawings for fabrication; collaborate with the client during the course of revisions, shifts in design layout, and creation of new displays
  • Render exemplary service to diverse clients, including Canon, Sony, NEC, Panasonic, Sharp, Brother, Watson Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Nikon, Reuters, Philip Morris, Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Transit Museum, and Port Authority of NY/NJ