Portfolio: http://be.net/theziahassan http://www.coroflot.com/ziahassan Sr. Manager Broadcast Design Feb 2011 to Date ARY Digital Network, Karachi, Pakistan. Art Director 2009 to 2010 Tasmeem Group W.L.L, Doha, Qatar. Supervising Graphic Designer 2004 to 2009 Geo Television Network, Karachi, Pakistan Visiting Faculty Member Jan 2008 to Sep 2009 Arena Multimedia (APTECH), Karachi, Pakistan. Lead Visualizer & Multimedia Developer. 2002 to 2004 Interactive Communication (MAGSNET), Karachi, Pakistan. Specialties: Art Direction, Programme Packaging. Broadcast Design, Project Management , Work flows , Vizrt , Video Wall , News Graphics , Music Channel Graphics, Interactivity on Screen , Branding.

Work Samples

  • Ramadan 2013 Packaging Design

  • Ramadan 2012 Packaging Design

  • Alrai TV Ident (Pitch)

Work History

  • Sr. Manager Broadcast Design

    • ARY Digital Network
    • Karachi, Pakistan
    • Feb 2011 - Present (3 years 7 months)

    Responsibilities:
    • To redesign ARY Digital Program Packaging and I Dents.
    • Managed overall channel outlook, development concepts and I Dents.
    • Developing promos for upcoming events, programs and services.
    • Design and execute channel branding for special holiday and religious seasons.
    • Maintaining a smooth workflow within the Graphics department and making sure monthly deadlines are met, by listening to the creative briefs.
    • Of producers and molding the ideas to comply with the given time constraints.
    • Planning and organizing the tasks of individual designers on a monthly basis.

  • Art Director

    • Tasmeem Group W.L.L.
    • Doha, Qatar
    • Sep 2009 - Feb 2011 (1 year 5 months)

    Work as an Art Director.
    2009 to 2011 Tasmeen Group W.L.L. Doha, Qatar.

    Responsibilities:
    • Advise and consult with individuals as to appropriate art designs and color combinations for requested job and/or projects.
    I dentify cost effective ways to execution of campaigns.
    • Experience of leading teams to deliver to in-house (internal) & commercial (external) clients.
    • Management of design team including responsibility for recruitment, team performance and development.
    • Creativity and originality of deliverables to deadline.
    • Finalized the graphic design & animation to ensure a finished and professional product.
    • Obtain printing quotes from vendors to ascertain costs; consult with supervision to provide information and recommendations in the selection process.
    • Supervise, review and approve the finished product of the animator and graphic artist.

    •Clients List:
    Pepsi, Nokia, Lakme’, Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2009, Pizza Hut, Pantene, Sprite, DHL, Qapco, Qatar Investment Authority, Qatar Petroleum, Dolphin Energy, Qtel, Chubb Fire, New Horizons, TCS, TRG and the list goes on and on.

  • Supervising Graphic Designer

    • Geo Television Network.
    • Karachi, Pakistan
    • May 2004 - Sep 2009 (5 years 4 months)

    Work as a Supervising Graphic Designer in GEO TV (RED
    Team) which is exceedingly dedicated to AAG TV, i.e. another channel by GEO TV.

    Responsibilities:

    • Bring an entire new look and feel of AAG TV with comprehensive graphic needs by coordinating appropriate internal departments.
    • Work on the promotion campaign of feature KHUDA KAY LIYE (In The Name of God.
    • Making Channel ID’s, Promos and Print Ads Campaigns for both GEO TV & AAG TV.
    • Templates design for VIZ Artist.
    • Brief other specialists in GEO TV & justify the designs.
    • Providing concepts for infotainment, entertainment and news
    programs for GEO TV.
    • Follow up on the production, adaptation and monitor utilization
    of the material (e.g., audio-visual, print material) & ensure quality control.
    • Identify cost effective ways to execution of campaigns
    • Develop strong & effective long-term relationships with clients & vendors
    • Motivate a team towards delivery within time.
    • Website: www.geo.tv & www.aag.tv

  • Lead Visualizer & Multimedia Developer

    • Interactive Communication (Magsnet Limited)
    • Karachi, Pakistan
    • Feb 2002 - Apr 2004 (2 years 2 months)

    Responsibilities in Print Media

    • Experience of leading teams to deliver to in-house (internal) & commercial (external)
    clients.
    • Management of Design Team including responsibility for recruitment, team
    performance and development.
    • Creativity and originality of deliverables to deadline.

    Responsibilities in Multimedia

    • Design Multimedia Presentations.
    • Work with the Heads of Production and Marketing and Communication to define
    TV Production’s creative strategy.
    • Website: www.magsnet.net

Education

  • Arena Multimedia (APTECH) 2003

    • Advance Diploma Multimedia
    • 2003 - 2005

Specialties

Affiliations

Aptach Worldwide

Awards

• APTECH Worldwide Certified Faculty.

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