A magician with a mouse. A designer with designs on the world. I am Shraddha Dsouza, a designer with more than 10 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.
Art Editor, Masala!
identity – Currently working on iDentity, the region’s only magazine dedicated to contemporary design, interiors, architecture and property.
Dubai Voyager – Currently working 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
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
May 2007 to February 2008
A monthly trade magazine with the inherent soul of a consumer magazine.
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.
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'.
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 – 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.
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.
• Successfully completed a 3-year Commercial Art Course from Rachna Sansad, Prabhadevi, In April 2002. [Major – Typography]
Successfully completed the Bachelor of Commerce (TYBCom) Examination from Mumbai University, through MMK College with a Second Class April 199