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Leverage strategic vision and artistic talent to deliver high impact designs. Seeking new challenges and high potential for personal growth while benefiting place of employment. Experience of working in and contributing to a creative environment alongside designers and the Marketing team. 5+ years of professional experience as Retail Designer (Point of Purchase), Exhibition and Graphic Designing. Superior staff management abilities that helps prioritize and delegate work.
Events & Exhibition Designs
Kiosk, Wall Display and Game zone
Counter Top Display
Nilesh D. Shah
Jan. 2013 - Present Studio Manager (Verve Graphics)
April 2011-Current Manager Creative (Planet Dezign (I) Pvt. Ltd., India)
Responsible for developing and executing creative concepts. Regularly liaising with the marketing team and the client to ensure the best creative solutions are realised, implemented and delivered.Direct interaction with the client for creative briefing. Develop and frame creative concepts according to creative brief requirements. Lead the design team and coordinate with the production team for the prototype of the design. Mentoring junior staff in project development and performance management. Possess a proactive approach towards taking responsibilities and handling problems.
May 2007-Sept. 2009 Sr. Visualizer (Planet Dezign (I) Pvt. Ltd., India)
Collaborated with creative team to develop retail point of purchase designs for marketing initiative. Developed and delivered various design concepts like Floor unit, Countertop display, Retail branding, Shelf in shelf, Launch corner, etc. for premium brands like Asian Paints, Cadbury, Garnier, Sony Playstation, Loreal, Chambor etc. Met deadlines for all projects resulting in acquiring future projects from the clients. Received company award for giving training to teammates which helped the company to improve future presentations.
Feb. 2005-Dec. 2006 3D Designer (Mark Exhibits and Displays Pvt. Ltd., India)
Designed exhibition booths as per client specifications. Worked with Corporate clients such
as Bayer, Crompton Greaves, Lanxess, and Hindustan Platinum. Accompanied the marketing teamfor creative briefing. Supervised stalls on sites and guided production team during the production phase and also taking care of the printing by co-ordinating with the printer. Worked as per client schedules so as to meet project deadlines. Designed Graphics in CorelDraw and Adobe Photoshop, as per the theme and overall look and feel of the booth.
KEY SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
Experience in: POP, Instore branding, Exhibition, Graphic designing.
Ability to prioritise and organize multiple projects within tight deadlines.
Capable of developing industry standard innovative concepts.
Knowledge of design disciplines including layout, structure, imagery & colour.
Knowledge of industry standard design tools: 3D Max, VRay, Maya, Photoshop, CorelDraw,
Other software skills include Zbrush, Flash, Swish, Illustrator, Sound Forge, Adobe Premiere,
Adobe After FX, MS Office ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint).