To deliver quality creative, seasoned through experience.
Worked on many global brands of varying account sizes and budgets
Worked with internationally reputed advertising agencies
Experience in working in highly diverse multi cultural environment
Won many pitches crucial for business
Mentored a team of creative talent
Worked under pressure and stringent deadlines
Won a few national and international awards
Freelancer, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada 01 Aug 2011 - till date
Working on digital projects
JWT Digital, Mumbai, India. 12 Jul 2010 - 21 Jun 2011
Worked on online and digital campaigns.
Handled brands like, FedEx, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Seamless, Kotak, Oracle, Johnson & Johnson a few among others.
Won a few major pitches, crucial for JWT Digital India (Murugappa Group – for JWT Chennai, Annanya Resorts and Residences, Ahuja Group, State Bank of India – for JWT Mumbai).
Channel Frog, Mumbai, India. 25 Aug 2010 - 28 Jun 2011
Art Director- Part time Consultant
Supervising creative duty and ideating for online and digital campaigns.
Ogilvy One Worldwide, Mumbai, India. 27 Aug 2007 - 09 Jul 2010
Worked on online and digital advertisements.
Handled brands like: Vodafone, Emirates, Hindustan Unilever– Lipton, Axis Bank and Ponds.
Won pitches for Ogilvy One Worldwide (Emirates and Lipton)
Worked on full digital creative duties for Vodafone India the biggest retainer client of Ogilvy One Worldwide India, right from Vodafone’s nationwide launch in 2007.
Handled digital creative duties for Emirates for about 30 destinations worldwide.
Won a few national and international awards.
Future Group, Pantaloon Retail (I) Ltd., Mumbai, India 27 Dec 2004 - 24 Aug 2007
Graphic Designer (Band – Executive Specialist)
Worked with all kinds of Advertisements and campaigns – Print, Visual Merchandising, Outdoor and Digital.
Handled creative duties for Pantaloon Factory Outlet (33 Stores), Discount Station (Conceptualization and Brand building) and Lootmart (10 stores) across India.
Managed a team of 8 regional designers and one creative agency.
Lehar Communications Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, India. 27 Oct 2004 - 25 Dec 2004
Worked with all kinds of Advertisements (Print and Electronic media).
Managed a team of 3 designers.
Kerala Publicity Bureau, Kerala, India. Jun 2003 - Sept 2004
Worked with all kinds of Advertisements (Print, Outdoor and Electronic media).
Directed photo shoots for advertising.
Directed studio recording for radio and TV spots.
Supervised creative teams in three zones – Kottayam, Kochi and Chennai.
Creative Consultant, Kerala, India. Oct 2001 - Oct 2004
Designed advertisements, brochures, logos, pamphlets etc.
Design and layout of the cover page and book “MDR” (edited by Dr. Madhu Vasudevan, publishers-D C Books, Kottayam, 2003)
Brochures and advertisements for Marian College, Kuttikkanam and IPSR, Kottayam.
Designed corporate identity and logos for MICAS, Marian College, Kuttikkanam, Maryknoll Systems, Pioneer Diagnostic Centre.
IPSR, Kerala, India. Jul 2002 - Dec 2002
Graphic Designer / Copy writer
In-house production of advertisements, brochures and pamphlets
Discussions in design planning for websites
Co-ordination of printing and publishing works
Preparing and editing content and designs for websites
Portfolio URL: http://www.abyphilipson.com
Gold at AME 2010 Most effective use of interactive marketing. Client: Vodafone.
Bronze at Adfest 2010 Creative use of social media. Client: Vodafone.
Silver at the Vodafone global awards 2009 Best Online campaign.
Gold at the Ogilvy Awards 2009 Interactive Campaign of the year. Client: Vodafone.
Vodafone Global Award 2009–London (International Award) in the online campaign category (Best online promotion) – Zoozoos.
Gold – Indian Effie 2008 for Vodafone Alerts campaign in Services category
Silver – Indian Effie 2008 for Vodafone Transition campaign in Corporate category
Bronze – Indian Effie 2008 for Vodafone Caller tunes campaign
Global Award 2007– London (International Award) in the digital campaign category (Best mobile promotion) – Hutch to Vodafone transition.
Triple Certificate in Multimedia 2001 - 2002
Arena Multimedia Specialist (AMS) from Arena Multimedia.
Certificate in Animation & Graphic Design, Web Development and Media Convergence.
Diploma in Computer Applications 1998 - 1999
George Sudarshan Computer Centre, C. M. S College, Kottayam, Kerala.
Adobe CS5 Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premier, Indesign, Corel Draw, Sonic Soundforge etc.
1999 - 2002
B. A. Communicative English - First class (73%)
Hobbies: Painting, watching movies, travelling and photography