Photographer / Owner
Sep 2006 - Present (15 years)
My unique perspective and eye for detail have allowed me to work with top tier clients across the region, focusing on architectural and interior photography as well as corporate and environmental portraits.
My work has been internationally recognised and my images have been featured in several publications and websites such as BBC Travel, Time Out Magazine, Mondo*Arc, British Airways High Life Magazine, etc.
My work has been published in "Practical HDR - A complete guide to creating HDR images" and my National Geographic Photo of the Day - "Foggy Sunrise in Dubai" quickly become one of the most shared National Geographic Photo of Day for 2011.
I also runs a popular travel photography blog , which has been awarded Best Asian & Oceanian Photoblog in 2011 and has attracted more than half a million visitors since 2007.
Jul 2010 - Sep 2012 (2 years 2 months)
During my time in Blue Beetle I have had a multifaceted role, developing new client relationships, writing and presenting our detailed proposals, managing our clients' expectations while project managing a team of 7 designers and developers, assuring all our deadlines are met at the highest quality standards.
Associate, New Media
Origin Communications Group
Sep 2002 - Oct 2008 (6 years 1 month)
Created interactive work for blue chip Middle Eastern clients;
Created and implemented a strategy for increasing Origin’s new media offering;
Worked closely with the Creative Director in designing websites and interactive work accompanying the brochures designed by Origin;
I was invited to be a juror in the biggest website contest in Romania (www.internetics.ro)
Creative Director, Web Department
Dec 2001 - Sep 2002 (9 months)
Led a team of 9 web designers and developers;
Developed a plan for approaching old clients with new designs, updates and ad-ons for their existing websites;
Won a pitch for redesigning the Saudi Electricity Co. Website, a 100,000 US$ project;
Jan 2001 - Dec 2001 (11 months)
Designed and maintained the company’s website;
Designed the “Discover Bahrain” website, a project supported by the Bahrain Government;
Worked closely with the Creative Director in designing campaigns (print and web) for big clients like the biggest mall in Bahrain (Seef Mall), Kuwait Investment Projects Company and United Gulf Bank;