Mahmoud Tahan

Graphic Designer,
Web Developer,
Digital Marketer

Portfolio

Some of my finer work

Skills

What I do and what I use
  • UI / UX Design

    I design professional and effective front-end interfaces for websites, mobile applications, landing pages, and everything in between, with the end-user in mind.

  • Front-End Web Development

    I convert designs into tangible products and bring them to life with carefully crafted code that is optimized for performance and maximum compatibility.

  • Back-End Web Development

    I bridge the connection between interface, logic, and data while ensuring a seamless workflow without interfering with the integrity of the product.

  • Graphic Design

    I design creative visual concepts, artworks, and collateral for print and digital media that deliver the message in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

  • Branding

    I work to ensure that each product is visually represented in the best way possible by designing purposeful logos, brand collateral, and aesthetic material.

  • Print

    I prepare designs that are optimized for the printing process, from business cards to product packaging and even large-scale outdoor advertisements.

  • Online Advertising

    I bring brands, products, and services to the attention of your target audience by advertising on search engines, affiliates, and social media.

  • Social Media

    I build a presence on social media that delivers value to your audience, encourages engagement, and promotes your brand and services effectively.

  • SEO

    I ensure that your online media can be found by search engines by performing site-wide and on-page audits, content optimization, and more.

  • HTML5, CSS3, and SCSS
  • JavaScript and JQuery
  • PHP and MySQLi
  • AJAX, JSON, and XML
  • Front-End Frameworks 1
  • Back-End Frameworks 2
  • WordPress Development 3
  • Web Administration 4
  • Magento eCommerce
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Image Editing & Composition
  • Audio & Video Editing
  • Google Analytics
  • Google & YouTube Ads
  • Facebook & Instagram Ads
  • Social Media Optimization
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Project Management
  • Leadership & Communication
  1. Bootstrap, Foundation, Skeleton, UI KIT, etc.
  2. CodeIgniter (mostly), Fuel PHP, Laravel, etc.
  3. Customizing themes and plugins, multilingual setups, WooCommerce, etc.
  4. Domains, Hosting (Shared and VPS), Emails, Databases, and Troubleshooting.

Experience

I've worked for some of the best

Senior Graphic Designer & Web Developer

Carnival Creative Concepts Company Jul 2017 - Present

A new journey has begun...

Lead Web Developer and Digital Marketing Manager

PH7 Group Kuwait Sep 2016 - Jul 2017

Coordinated marketing strategies, managed social media accounts, promoted content on social media, launched ad campaigns, tracked content performance, managed ad placement, on-page and off-page SEO, handled planning, design, development, management, testing, and maintenance of websites which are Studentalk, Ahlan, Men’s Passion, and The Talk, handled hosting and server administration, managed access credentials, related budgets, and financial records, assisted with content development, and conducted in-house training sessions.

Graphic Designer and Front-End Web Developer

M. H. Alshaya Co. Nov 2015 - Sep 2016

Designed creatives for online marketing campaigns and promotions, prepared banners for display ads and affiliates, designed and built responsive hero banners, email newsletters, and landing pages, debugged and improved existing code bases, implemented new front-end functionality, handled placement and scheduling of content and promo material, designed print material, and assisted other brands with development, debugging, and UI design.

Web Developer, Graphic Designer, and Digital Marketer

StormDream Jul 2013 - Jun 2017

Built entire websites and web apps from start to finish, implemented new functionality, performed complete and partial revamps, designed and developed landing pages and email templates, managed hosting and server administration, designed and prototyped mobile apps, logos and corporate identity, print material for promos and packaging, brand collateral for online and social media use, prepared creatives and display ads for marketing campaigns, on-page and off-page SEO, advertised on Facebook, Instagram and Google’s search network, managed social media accounts, coordinated with clients, and more.

Graphic Designer and Front-End Web Developer

Souq.com Kuwait Dec 2013 - May 2015

Designed visual material for web and print including social media posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Plus, prepared banners for display ads and affiliates, designed creatives for marketing campaigns, prepared daily email newsletters and templates, designed and developed responsive landing pages, and provided front-end onsite maintenance.

Web Application Developer

VIVA Kuwait Telecom Co. May 2012 - Jul 2013

Planned, designed, developed, maintained, and managed several custom-built web applications for internal use, which focused mostly on data-collection, analysis, and report-generation. Also, collaborated with multiple departments including Customer Care, Performance, Retention, and Info Center.

Web Developer and Graphic Designer

Alwaan Al-Zohoor General Trading Co. Jul 2010 - Nov 2011

Designed, developed, and maintained the company’s websites, prepared visual materials for print and online purposes, prepared video ads and presentations for use with outdoor LED screens, coordinated with clients abroad, and provided IT support.

Testimonials

What they say about my work

We made the right decision hiring him

Our project was very complicated and we needed someone with a high level of knowledge and experience that we could trust to deliver a top-quality product. For us, Mahmoud Tahan was that man, or rather the hardworking machine. We are proud of the results and we made the right decision hiring him. It’s so easy to work with someone that knows what he’s doing, understands the values of good quality, is passionate about his work, and willing to achieve the best results no matter how difficult the task. We would always look into hiring Mr. Tahan for any future projects.

Jassim & Hessa Founders - Operation Music Awareness http://www.music-aware.com/

I'm so happy with the end results

Mahmoud has been a key player in the launch of my new website: www.iliekit.com. He has worked incredibly hard to ensure that all the project requirements were fulfilled on what was a very challenging project. I'm so happy with the end results and have no hesitation recommending Mahmoud as a Web Designer and Developer.

Lisa Winstanley Founder - I Lie Kit http://iliekit.com/

I am absolutely satisfied with the end results!

I am glad that I appointed Mr. Tahan to design and develop my website. He perfectly understood my requirements and materialized my vision for the website. He went out of the way to ensure that as a client I am absolutely satisfied with the end results. He is a thorough professional and maintains good relations with his clients. Ultimately, a very pleasant working experience with Mr. Tahan. I strongly recommend Mr. Tahan for all your Website Design & Development needs. He is undoubtedly the best choice!

Mehul Kakad Founder - Expert Management Training http://www.expertmanagementtraining.com/

Working with Mr. Tahan was a pleasure!

The issues I faced with my project were dealt with in a swift and professional manner. Communication is key when trying to solve certain problems and it was not an issue here as he is very well spoken and respectful. I enjoyed the fact that the project was completed within the suggested timeframe and in a satisfactory way. If you are looking for a web developer to work with then look no further than Mr. Tahan.

Mansour Abdullah Founder - Flipside News http://www.flipsidenews.co/

About

Awesome Since 1991

With a life-long passion for building things, being able to bring my ideas to life has always been a great source of joy and fulfilment. Starting out from nothing, teaching myself the skills I possess today continues to be one of my greatest achievements.

Years of Experience
Based in Kuwait
Passionate Rider
Proud Bulgarian

Contact

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