About Me

Hi! My name is Armaan Ahmed and I am currently a Junior at the Gallatin School of Individualized Studies at NYU concentrating in Creativity, Ideation, and Where Good Ideas Come From. I'm an aspiring entrepreneur, designer, marathoner, and photographer. I've started two small businesses, with many more coming. I'm still finding my footing, though you can see some of my past footprints scattered throughout this site.

Contact

aaa@nyu.edu

937-244-1522

Photo Rates

I charge ~$400 for most single-person portrait sessions. If you would like to see examples of senior portraits I've taken, click here (the email you put in does not matter when clicking the link). If you are interested text me!



Freelance Info

In addition to photography, I also provide many design and development services. Rates for these projects are determined on a case by case basis. Please text or email me, and we can work together to create a proposal. Please see my work below.

Services

-Graphic Design

-Web Design

-Website UI improvements

-Website functionality additions (adding a product-matching quiz, ability to accept payment, ect)

-Photography for websites. (Product photography, headshots, ect.)

-Startup launch and pre-launch growth

Resume

armaanahmed.com | 937-244-1522 | aaa@nyu.edu | linkedin.com/in/armaana 


EDUCATION

New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Studies | Class of 2022

Concentrating in Creativity, Ideation, and Where Good Ideas Come From | GPA: 3.96, Dean’s List


EXPERIENCE 

SecureYourMask | secureyourmask.com Springfield, Ohio

Founder | May-October 2020

-Equipped front line workers with custom fitting 3D printed Mask Fitters amidst the N95 shortage

-Generated 100+ orders within 2 weeks of launch through strategic Facebook page partnerships

-Designed a unique order matching system ensuring 100% group and individual order accuracy

-Scaled business to support 5 additional 3D printers while remaining profitable


New York University   Remote

NYU Welcome Media Captain | May-September 2020

-Facilitated transition of 8,000+ new students to a virtual NYU by creating over 1,000 virtual events 

-Successfully re-engineered NYU Welcome into an entirely virtual format, attracting 6,500+ attendees

-Trained, organized, and led a team of 21 student-leaders to create marketing content and lead events

-Advised 3 other universities in the creation of their student welcome using insights from NYU’s success


Mansa Tea | mansatea.com New York, NY

Early Market Strategy Intern | May-September 2019

-Collaborated directly with the founder to create new long term goals by evaluating the tea landscape

-Raised CTR by over 15% through a site layout & structure redesign using insights from site traffic data

-Expanded customer base by devising and creating a personalized tea-recommendation site function

-Doubled Instagram following by heading a new marketing campaign to partner with 10+ influencers


-Current positions-


Equip Inclusive | equipinclusive.com New York, NY

Pre-launch growth and launch Intern | April-May 2021

-Collaborating directly with the founder to design website, evaluate landscape, and launch product


ChipMonk Baking | chipmonkbaking.com New York, NY

SEO, and Marketing Intern | April-May 2021

-Improving website SEO, creating content protocol to drive organic traffic

-designing creatives/graphics, both static and video, to be served on various social media channels

-making website engagement improvements such as adding product matching quiz functionality




RECOGNITION 

NYU Entrepreneurial Lab Startup Sprint 2019 | Youngest member selected from over 135 applicants to participate in a month-long startup accelerator as the co-founder of Elixir Hard Kombucha

Confluence | Published twice in NYU Gallatin’s selective, professor-nominated publication

Dean’s List | Achieved a GPA of 3.85 or higher for every semester enrolled at NYU averaging 3.96


SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Technical Skills: Adobe Creative Cloud, e-commerce, SEO,  Shopify, Google Ad Sense, Mailchimp, Squarespace

Interests: Photojournalism, food culture, fashion, long-distance running, jazz improvisation, podcasting


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