Team Lead - Graphic Design
Alain Charles Publishing Pvt Ltd Publishing House
Oct 2009 - Present (11 years 8 months)
Key player of the design team, executing various projects from the stage of conceptualising to delivering the final product. Responsibilities :
• Training and Mentoring a team. Oversee and work with team members from creating templates, editorial styling, Page
layouting, ad placing, pdf genarating, sending it to press and to upload the digital version of magazine to Issuu.
• Generating design concepts, templates and page layouts according to the principles and style sheet of the publishing
• Working collaboratively with editorial team to produce four-color magazines catering to multiple Business & Technology sectors including Oil & Gas, Communication & IT, Agriculture, Travel, etc.
• Designing advertisements for clients, magazine layouts, templates, newletters, web banners, flyers, marketing collaterals, catalogues and media kits.
• Creating in-house advertisements for various magazines published by the company.
• Quality checking of layouts, advertisements and art elements, as part of the prepress activities
• Designing pitches and presentations for the sales teams.
• Designing marketing/e-marketing materials for magazines.
• Training in-house designers and playing a vital role in creative brainstorming
Jobs Handled :
• Designed brochures and marketing collaterals for in house events. HSE Forum, Big Data, etc.
• Designed media kits for ORME magazine.
• Designed 12 page newsletter for Almansoori (Big 5 Show 2012).
• Worked on magazines for Middle East region, like ORME (Oil review Middle East) & TRME (Technical Review Middle East).
• Independently handled magazine’s page layouts for all 8 inhouse magazines.
• Worked on magazines for African region like African farming, ORA( Oil Review Africa) & Africa and Middle East Textiles
• New Template designing for inhouse magazine ORME & ORA.
Sr. Graphic Designer
Feb 2008 - Oct 2009 (1 year 8 months)
Responsibilities: Creating Ads based on clients briefing, Coming up with a concept and visualizing, and designing Ads, Marketing collateral's.. etc
Clients Handled: IBM, Mastkalandar, Ndx Cards, Icreate, Bennigans, Boston market, Zicam, Dial soap, Tone, Mailwall remote.
Basil Communications Pvt Ltd.
Oct 2007 - Jan 2008 (3 months)
(Basil Communications took our GDS International Indian operation) Jobs Handled : Same works of GDs International
GDS International Pvt Ltd. Publishing House
Aug 2006 - Aug 2007 (1 year)
Jobs Handled : Successfully completed 22 magazines in 8 months, Advertisements, Folders.
Imagic Creatives Pvt Ltd. CREATIVE STUDIO
May 2006 - Aug 2006 (3 months)
Jobs Handled : Advertisements, Brouchers, Posters, Flyiers, Corporate Identity Clients : Roha, ISRO, VSSC, BEL, HMT, Lundbeck, AstraZeneca.
AD KREATIONS Advertising Agency
Oct 2003 - May 2006 (2 years 7 months)
Jobs Handled : Advertisements, Brouchers, Posters, Flyiers, Corporate Identity, Banners