A magician with a mouse. A designer with designs on the world. I am Shraddha Dsouza, a designer with more than 14 years of experience across an assortment of magazines. From fashion to interiors, youth mags to international celebrity gossip, I have enjoyed learning and growing with each page designed, each magazine developed.

Work Samples

  • Dubai Voyager

  • ELLE-Magazine

  • Arabian Man-Magazine

Work History

  • MASALA!

    • ITP Publishing
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • Dec 2014 - Present (2 years 9 months)

    Art Editor, Masala!
    Currently working on Masala! The No.1 Asian Celebrity & Lifestyle Magazine.

  • identity, Dubai Voyager and HELLO!

    • Motivate Publishing
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • Nov 2009 - Dec 2014 (5 years 1 month)

    Senior Designer
    identity – Worked on iDentity, the region’s only magazine dedicated to contemporary design, interiors, architecture and property.

    Dubai Voyager – Worked on Dubai Voyager, the official magazine for the Dubai Airport and Dubai Duty Free. Dubai Voyager is the ultimate guide to the airport facilities and shopping experience.

    HELLO! – Also worked on Hello!, a weekly magazine that provides all the 'goss' and 'glamour'of celebrities and royals interspersed with compelling human-interest stories.

  • OK! Middle East, Beauty & Wellness and Dubai Diary

    • CPI
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • May 2007 - Feb 2008 (9 months)

    OK! Middle East
    Graphic Designer
    April 2006 to June 2006; May 2007 to February 2008
    A weekly magazine, which offers a window into the lives of celebrities, all the latest news & gossip from across the world and exclusive interviews.
    Beauty & Wellness
    Graphic Designer
    May 2007 to February 2008
    A monthly trade magazine with the inherent soul of a consumer magazine.
    Dubai Diary
    Graphic Designer
    May 2007 to February 2008
    A novel monthly diary, which was a supplement to OK! at the end of every month. It provided readers with a list of much awaited events across the Emirate.

  • Arabian Man

    • Arabian Man
    • Jan 2006 - Apr 2006 (3 months)

    Freelance Designer
    A monthly men's lifestyle magazine that I was entrusted with revamping, and providing a new identity to reflect the persona of a true 'Arabian Man'.

  • ELLE, India

    • ELLE
    • Mumbai, India
    • Jan 2005 - Nov 2005 (10 months)

    Graphic Designer & Stylist
    A monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine. I was also actively responsible for styling photo shoots, conceptualizing the theme, sourcing products to be featured, ideation with photographer and finally, the execution of page layout.

  • Man’s World

    • Man’s World
    • Mumbai, India
    • Apr 2004 - Dec 2004 (8 months)

    Visualiser
    Man's World – A monthly magazine for the new-age man. Job involved conceptualizing the theme for the issue, assisting in shoots and the final execution of page layout. In addition, also designed ‘Simplifly’ – an in-flight magazine for Air Deccan, India’s first, low-cost domestic carrier.

  • JAM

    • JAM
    • Mumbai, India
    • Jun 2002 - Mar 2004 (1 year 9 months)

    Graphic Designer
    A fortnightly magazine, specially designed for the teens. Job involved learning about latest trends in college, and designing the mag according to prevalent ‘Teen Taste’. Worked on designing promotional giff banners, SMS’s and static layout of web pages for final execution. Also collaterals such as leaflets, outdoor hoardings and banners for events co-sponsored by JAM.

Education

  • Rachana Sansad

    • Diploma Commercial Art
    • 2009 - 2012

    • Successfully completed a 3-year Commercial Art Course from Rachna Sansad, Prabhadevi, In April 2002. [Major – Typography]

  • MMK College of Comerce

    • Degree Commerce
    • 1994 - 1999

    Successfully completed the Bachelor of Commerce (TYBCom) Examination from Mumbai University, through MMK College with a Second Class April 199

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