Grids & Words Design - fulfilling all your design needs. Let it be print/web identity or executing an event.

Work Samples

  • Advertising Portfolio.

  • Graphic Design

  • Logo Design

Work History

HUZEFA SALIM TAPIA CONTACT: C-5, Hirji Govindji Blocks, Divecha Compound, Sophia Zuber Road, New Nagpada, Mumbai - 400 008. Mobile: +91 92247 70881 E-mail: DOB: 5th November, 1981. EXPERIENCE IN EVENTS: • Presently I am a Proprietor of a small time advertising firm named Grids & Words Design that takes care of all your design needs. Let it be print/web identity or executing an event. • Worked at Sheer Management (6th June, 2007 till 1st September, 2008) Design and Business Development Job Profile: Set designs, Commercial designs, Marketing, Business Development and Client Servicing. • Mumbai International Boat Show (Hanmer Events) (2007) – Internship 3 Months Main Organization Team (Production) Job Profile: Correspondence with Exhibitors for stall booking and Equipment requirements, Clearance of Governmental permissions, Venue and Promotional BTL designs, Clearance of boats and organization of transportation and Cricket match. • Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (Procam International) (2007) – Project Basis 1 Month Area Sub-Head Job Profile: Ordering and maintenance of Logistical elements like Water, Medical requirements, DHL transportation vans and walkies with final coordination between lead team and traffic police department. • Hutch Delhi Half Marathon (Procam International) (2006) – Project Basis 1 Month Communication, Transportation and Water Job Profile: Ordering and maintenance of Logistical elements like Water, Medical requirements, DHL transportation vans and walkies. • EFFIE Awards (Ad club of Mumbai) – Project Basis 1 Month Invites, Distribution, Ticketing, Organizing Job Profile: Distribution and coordination of Invites sent to Ad people, Ticketing of the event, taking care of Chief Guest for 3 days (settling him and his wife in a 5 star hotel and touring them around the city in order to give them a feel of Mumbai) and being a part of the core organizing team at the final day of the event. EXPERIENCE IN ADVERTISING: • Presently consulting and designing as advertising personnel for a number of medium and large companies in India (Cross Country Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd., ATLAS Laboratories, Bootwala Builders, Multiplize Investment Services, Motiwala & Sons Jwellers and Deals4All). • Completed the corporate stationary and calendars for Studio52 (based in Dubai). • Worked as a consulting designer for Arun Art Printers & Designers, Wakefield Calenders and TopNotch International (2007 – 2008). • Worked as a part time copywriter, designer and marketing personnel for Perfect Square Advertising, Rasik Publicity and Media Hub Advertising. (2005 – 2007). • Done the corporate identities of DC (Dilip Chabria) Motors (2006). • Completed Campaign of year 2004 and 2005 for Small Savings (Govt. of India – Finance Dept.). • Completed set of three promotional brochures for in 2005. • Completed logo and brochure design for “Elephant” Brand Tingle manufacturing Company in 2005. • Completed numerous media and promotional campaigns for Citron Technologies from 2003 – 2005, which includes scripting and assistant directing six TVC’s and the designing of a Germany based 3D-Screen manufacturing Company. • Completed media and set designing for Sify for Navratri in 2005. • Done numerous newspaper advertisements for MISC (Malaysian International Shipping Corporation), Perma and Transworld shipping. • Done a logo for an IT company called IS3C presently named e-prama. • Taught Art and ways of understanding Art to students of Psychology. • Completed logo and poster design for a three-day engineering event called IEEE. • Managed and compared an event called Xplosion 2001 hosted by NSUI. • Worked with Javed Jaffrey on a project. EDUCATION: College: NIEM (National Institute of Event Management) Post graduate Diploma in Advertising and Events (PGDEM) Year – (2006 – 2007) First Class – 68% KvB Institute of Tech, Aus B. A Visual Communication Degree in Visual Communication Year – (2005 – 2006) 147 credits Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada Empire Institute of Learning Diploma in Advertising and Graphic Design Year – (2003 – 2004) GDMU – 3.25 / 4 Bhavan’s Hazarimal Somani College Year - (1998 - 1999) Std. 12th - 67.83% School: Christ Church High School (I.C.S.E) Year - (1996 - 1997) Std. 10th - 61.67% ACHIEVEMENTS: • Awarded Dean’s letter of honor for achieving 3.5 GPA and above in academics. • Semi-Finalist in an international poetry Competition by and one of the only 15 people who’s poetry was recorded on a CD. • Second Degree holder in Graphology • Semi-Finalist in a All Mumbai Drawing Competition held by Shopper’s Stop in 1996. SUPPORT: • Good knowledge of computers (Upgraded my skills from the first version to CorelDraw X4, Photoshop CS3, PowerPoint, Pagemaker, Flash, Director, Indesign CS2 and Illustrator CS3). • Stress on accuracy and integrate details. (Engineering background - Production) • Understanding of colour and its effects on both, design and human personality. • P.R skills. • Handling of clients - Business background of family. LANGUAGES KNOWN: • English, Gujarati and Hindi • Basic knowledge of French and Marathi


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