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  • abid m.g

    Graphic Designer, Artist, Photographer, Writer, Cook, DJ, Ar...

    Mumbai, India

Print and publishing is my forte with specialisation in magazine design. Having worked in some leading publishing houses in Dubai for the last eight years, I have had the opportunity to design the launch issues of more than nine magazines. Have redesigned over 10 local magazines and also worked on brand identities, campaigns and BTL work. Won the IAA-GCC Award for CityLife Magazine in 2002 and the IAA-GCC Award for a coffee table book, Arabian Treasures, in 2004. Now venturing into Digital / online media with my company Digital Guru.

Work Samples

  • Brochures

  • Magazines

  • Corporate Branding

Work History

2012 Jan - present Director Communication Guru Mumbai, India 2010 March - 2011 May Red Carpet Mumbai, India 2009 October - 2010 February Assistant Art Director MCOM (Rolling Stone / Mans World/ Yuva) Mumbai, India 2008 April - 2009 March Art Director & Managing Editor CityPulse ASJ Media Dubai, UAE 2007 - 2008 Senior Designer Hindustan Times, Cafe. Bombay, India 2006-2007 Art Director / Studio Manager, Concept Media, Dubai, UAE Magazines, BTL 2005 - 2006 Art Director, D.I.T Dubai, U.A.E Magazines, BTL, Events 2002-2005 Art Director, A.I.T Dubai, U.A.E Magazines, BTL 1999-2002 Senior Designer, Gray Business Communication Magazines, BTL, Events, Corporate presentations New magazines designed: Red Carpet, CityPulse, Hospitality, FO!, Millionaire, Economic Guide, Impluse, Arabian Man, CityLIfe, Pehla, CNNIA, Numerous guides including, Guide to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman Magazines redesigned: Retail ME, PC magazine, STARS, Arabian Resellers News, Arabian Woman, Gulf Marketing Review, RaceWeek, Faisaliah. Also comfortable with brand identities, corporate branding, Press ad, TV commercials, basically everything in ATL and BTL.



- IAA-GCC 2002 (Gold for CityLife Magazine) - IAA-GCC 2004 (Silver for Arabain Treasures- coffee table book) - IAA-GCC 2004 (Bronze for Capital Letter - Newsletter)