Based in LONDON, ON
Art Director with 8+ years of work experience in the field of advertising. Ability to art direct & execute concepts in self-managed and team-based projects.
Possess organizational, problem-solving, multi-tasking & time management skills with strong attention to detail. Good at conceptual development, graphic design, branding & layout in print medium. I have worked with clients from various industries including hotels & resorts, jewellery, fashion retail, food retail, restaurants, automobiles, airlines, telecommunications and confectioneries.
Passion for interactive advertising, digital photography, TV & radio spots, web campaigns. Effective verbal & written communication skills.
Creative Consultant - Freelancer, Saskatoon, SK
Sept 2010 - Present MGM Communications
Successfully translated concepts to designs for corporate identity, web and print campaigns.
Clients include SaskTel and Ministry of Highways & Infrastructure.
Associate Creative Director - Art, Bangalore, India
Dec 2007 - Dec 2009 DDB Mudra
Collaborated with clients to create brand vision, conceive designs, meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively build, motivate and direct art directors, production teams and copywriters. Coordinate freelance designers, photographers and consultants to meet requirements. Worked on print campaigns, AVs, Radio spots, TVC scripts, corporate identity and pitch campaigns for various industries including fashion retail, food retail and home developers.
Creative Supervisor - Art, Chennai, India
Feb 2003 - Dec 2007 JWT
Created concepts and design for print campaigns, packaging and corporate identity - calendars, brochures, logos for industries like hotel & resorts, automobiles (Ford), jewelery, confectioneries and food retail. Successfully coordinated freelance designers, photographers and consultants to meet requirements.
Jr. Art Director, Chennai, India
Jun 2001 - Jan 2003 Fountain Head
Collaborated with a creative team to design and produce print, packaging promotional materials and logos. Helped build brands for restaurants and women's beauty products.
HTML, CSSLondon, ON
Oct 18 - Nov 2011 Fanshawe College - Continuing Education
Paint like Gustav KlimtLondon ON
Oct 13 - Dec 2011 Fanshawe College - Continuing Education
MA in Mass CommunicationsChennai, India
May 1999 - Mar 2001 Womens Christian College
BSc in MathematicsChennai, India
May 1996 - Mar 1999 Womens Christian College
Mac OS, Windows Vista
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, InDesign, Keynotes, Flash, iMovie
MS Office Word, PowerPoint