MISK1 SANDRO TCHIKOVANI
Passionate, creative, bilingual English and French Creative Director highly regarded for increasing brand recognition and revenues in competitive markets through the creation of stunning visuals and engaging experiences that leave the audience wanting more. Exceptional communication skills, with a demonstrated history of fostering long-lasting relationships with colleagues, clients, and key project stakeholders. Evaluates client needs, and delivers products and strategies that surpass all original expectations. An out-of-the-box thinker who enjoys inspiring creative teams and leading them to provide innovative graphics and superior marketing collateral. Thrives in fast-paced, collaborative and diverse environments, where he can combine elements of his fine art and graffiti background with cutting-edge design trends.
Misk1 Sandro Tchikovani originally known for graffiti is now branding and marketing design. Having worked along side many professionals Sandro has spent the last 4 years as senior lead art director at OTCXN a blockchain based company in San Francisco. Role consisted as direct contact and visual support for executive team. Developing all branding related marketing collateral, business cards, flyers, marketing gifts, print ads, multi-project trade-show sponsorships, pitch decks, and side art projects for client relations. Working remotely from Rome Italy and traveling frequently to visit clients Sandro has been consulting startup clients. Interested in small to large businesses in Crypto, Blockchain, Fintec, and Artificial Intelligence, Action Sports, and fashion Sandro is open to exploring other spaces where his skill set can be applied.
Originally from San Francisco, Sandro was born and raised on Potrero Hill, and lived for many year with his family in Marin County. Today Sandro has followed his family on a European adventure living in Rome Italy for the last 3 years. Finding constant new inspiration in his travels Sandro leverages on the experiences of his new surroundings of history and culture. Tchikovani is a Georgian name, with a long heritage. Both parents where from France and his father of Georgian and Russian heritage. Sandro is familiar with many languages but speaks fluent French, basic Italian. He finds his inspiration while road biking several times a week, playing with his family and traveling to many part of the world.
Working professionally for over 23 year as a professional graffiti fine artist, designer, illustrator, woodworker, and entrepreneur. Sandro excelled in art curiculams at San Francisco Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, where he did 3rd hour classes in origami and life drawing with Ruth Asawa. Followed by California State Summer School for the Arts, a brief 2 years in the art department at San Francisco City Collage. Sandro began an internship due to his Graffiti art at Foote Cone and Belding working for Brian Colins on the Levi’s Design team headed by Chuck McBride. This turned into a junior design position and set up many years of design support jobs working for several art directors. Sandro did not attend but did take classes at CCA and guest lectured many times at the Miami Ad School in SF and Miami followed by teaching a 2 month summer course in Miami.
All of the above is what makes Sandro a well rounded and open minded creative that can develop creative solutions for any challenge presented.
Work is done on retainer, first a general idea of the project needs to be defined. Price is defined by client needs, expectations, and time lines. A minimum of two weeks needs to be agreed upon before work begins. Revision need to be discussed after the final concept is developed. All payments need to be received within net 30.