Waqar’s neat aesthetic sense combined with his great story writing skills bring ideas to life. With exposure to advertising industry, interactive media, social media and game development, he is a single source of inspiration and direction when it comes to creativity and design. Along a Major in Print Design, he is also an expert in Illustration, digital art, 2d Animation, Mobile and Web design.

Work Samples

  • Illustration

  • Photography

  • Animation and TVC

Work History

  • Creative Lead

    • The Game Loop
    • Aug 2012 - Present (2 years)

    - Think of new ideas for casual games
    - Prepare concept art and proposals for any selected ideas
    - Taking on the projects Art Direction
    - Developing Environments and characters for the game
    - Overlooking all animations involved
    - Branding. Logo etc
    - Designing and managing all documentation
    - Having Fun! :)

  • Art Director

    • Avenue Social Inc.
    • Oct 2011 - Aug 2012 (10 months)

    - Visualize the whole project according to Project scope.
    - Develop and create original Design Language for the Project at hand.
    - Direct a team of creative designers to effectively manage the workflow.
    - Communicate with clients throughout the project.
    - Stay in touch with the programming team for complete design integration in the required digital environment, (web, i-phone, i-pad etc)
    - hand over the final designs on time to the respective Project manager.
    - Begin work on the next Project :)

  • Creative Executive

    • IAL- Saatchi & Saatchi
    • Mar 2011 - Oct 2011 (7 months)

    Core Responsibilities include
    - Decoding brief given by clients
    - Providing Creative ideas for respective brief
    - Develop and create a 360 degree communication campaign around the given brief (including TVCs, Radio, print,Packaging and digital).
    - Overlooking and managing the Art team assigned to the project.
    - Presenting final output to the client.

Education

  • National College of Arts, Lahore

    • B.Design Communication Design
    • 2007 - 2011

Specialties

Awards

Distinction in college Thesis Project - Principal's Honour Award in studies at college

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