Affinity Express (India) Pvt. Ltd., Pune Role & Responsibilities: Affinity Express is a part of the Ayala Corporation in Philippines. Headquartered in USA, AEIPL is one of the oldest BPO's in the country. AEIPL specializes in Artwork & Document creation. My job role was handling the creative duties of the newspaper division of the company. I was responsible for the creative output as well as creative grooming of the entire 80 people team. I also took care of on-the-job creative training and making weekly & monthly creative reports for individuals and the team. I reported to the VP & the MD of India operations. Handling test orders and getting new business was also a part of my KRA. Clients: Los Angeles Times, The Columbus Dispatch, ADVO and various retail & artwork based clients from USA. 6]
Ogilvy One Worldwide
Ogilvy One is a part of the largest advertising network in the world. My job role is to impart creative solutions for brands on the online media. Create innovative concepts for online advertising and supervise web projects under me. Clients handled: Ponds Institute, Ponds Cold Cream, Ponds Age Miracle, Dove, Hutch, CKC Jewelry (Bangalore), ESPN, UTI Bank, Bank of India, Wine Society of India, Reliance, Orbitz, etc. 7]
ASSOC. CREATIVE DIRECTOR
WebPercept India Pvt. Ltd.
Web Percept is a part of the Percept Group of companies. My responsibility includes management & development of projects, handling the design & web development team and updations team. It also includes client co-ordination, analyzing scope of work, tasks delegation, quality checks. Clients handled: HDFC Bank, HSBC Bank, CEAT, RPG Group, Soyday, Inorbit Malls, Percept Picture Company (Truck of Dreams, American Blend), Aamby Valley City, Sahara Mutual Fund, Sahara Tourism, Sahara Global, Montex Pens, Sahara One TV (Buniyaad TV Serial), Colgate, H&R Johnson, Heroes Project, TCS Mobile (USA), Reliance, The One Foundation, Kotak Mahindra Bank, etc. 8]
Perq Advertising is a mid-sized advertising agency that provides integrated services to clients ranging from design, printing, outdoor advertising and logistics. My role was to interact with clients for their design & printing requirements, sell outdoor media and design concepts. Clients handled: Standard Chartered, DSP Merill Lynch, Birla Sunlife, Principal Mutual Fund, ABN Amro, Alkem Labs, Cadburys, etc. 9]
DESIGN & MARKETING CONSULTANT
Marcon Digiprints Pvt. Ltd.
Marcon Digiprints Pvt. Ltd. specializes in large format digital printing, portable display solutions and allied services. Over the years Marcon has provided innovative printing & display solutions into the Indian market. My responsibilities included interacting with clients and taking control of design jobs and on site graphics installation management. I also researched new techniques, media & technologies in the field of digital printing. Clients handled: Suzlon, TGI Fridays, RBI Museum (Mumbai), MTV Corporate Office (Gurgaon), HCC, Kanakias, Landmarc Citi, Pizza Hut, Pidilite, Yahoo India, Globus, Natural Ice Cream, Oberoi Flight Services, etc. 10]
Unitel Software Ltd.
The Circus Works
TCW is a 360-degree branding and creative agency. Major clients include Courtyard Marriott, Ecolite, Rathod Jewellers, Magarpatta City, Della Resorts, The Quadron, VTP Group, Plobal.com, Malaka Spice, Grand Sarovar, Sangam Steel, Femina Miss India, Kolkota Knight Riders, etc. Role & Responsibilities: I head the creative department (online and offline) at TCW which was setup from scratch by me and the management. Right from recruiting talent to honing their skills to looking at every creative aspect of the team is my job. I lead creative pitches and presentations, brainstorming sessions and idea sharing forums. 4]
MAK Media & Creations Pvt. Ltd.
MAK Media & Creations is Pune's premier 360 advertising agency with a varied list of clients across verticals like Real Estate, IT companies, Fashion, Hospitality. Major clients include Mercedes Benz, Natural Ice Cream, Goenka Diamonds, Allen Solly, Louis Philippe, S.P. Jain, Westin Pune, Renfro India (Levi's Socks), NMIMS, Sancheti Hospital, Supreme Universal, United Phosphorous Limited, Four Points Sheraton Pune, Mya Healthcredit, Amdocs, Crompton Greaves, etc. 5]
Unitel Software Limited
was a software and web development company based in Mumbai, India. Unitel specialized in developing Web-Application Software, B2B Solutions, B2C Solutions, Creative Websites, Portals and Games Development. Clients handled Creative Garments, The Best India Computers, RP Tech India, Clothesline Magazine, Metasys (USA), GE (USA), Winstone Jeans, etc. 11]
Visualiser - CREATIVE HEAD
Skylark Advertising was a medium sized advertising and communications agency situated in Mumbai. My role at Skylark was to overlook the creative design & advertising process and co-ordinate with clients for design & concepts. Clients handled: Amarsons Collections, MIEL e-security, Prompt Toys, Jain Bakers (Ovenpick), Acme Healthcare Products, Cadbury India, Rashmin Sweets, S. Girdharlal Adenwala Jewellers, Silk Museum, Babubhai Jagjivandas, etc.
Mar 2017 - Dec 2018 (1 year 9 months)
1] The Spacehip Design is a new 360-degree branding and creative agency that I helped setup successfully. Clients include Tea Trails Cafe, The Scapers Real Estate, Albano Fries & Shakes, Toni & Guy Pune, Cruise Club, Organic Products India, Cogoport, etc. Role & Responsibilities: I head the creative department (online and offline) and manage work operations of the agency. I also look into hiring design & creative talent and also help them get up to speed with the creative standards required to excel. I lead creative pitches and presentations, brainstorming sessions and idea sharing forums. 2]
Mar 2015 - Mar 2017 (2 years)
The Uncommons is a young and dynamic 360-degree branding and creative agency. Major clients include Atlas Copco, Tieto, Kion India, MARS Chocolate, Global Indian International School, Siddhivinayak Builders, Cruise Club, YOLO Gastro Pub, Desi Farms, SMINQ App, etc. Role & Responsibilities: I head the creative department (online and offline) and manage operations of the agency at The Uncommons Design Co. I also look into recruiting the right kind of talent and also help them get up to speed with the creative standards required to excel. I lead creative pitches and presentations, brainstorming sessions and idea sharing forums. 3]