April 2011 to Present
Freelance Designer | Dubai & uk

Freelance designer based in Dubai working on a variety of projects including, Print, Web, Exhibitions, Branding and 3D.
Clients include; Blink Events, Omnia, Mubadala, Al Mabaar, Pfizer & Reel Cinemas.

june 2009 TO APRIL 2011
CREATIVE DIRECTOR | PUBLICIS | DUBAI
  • Creative Director on projects for clients including; Procter&Gamble, Chrysler, Nestle, Ferrero, Renault, L'Oreal, Cisco, CineStar, Siemens & AXA
  • Appointed to take projects from concept to completion.
  • Responsible for the work load and training of others.
  • Responsible for restructuring and development of the Interactive Department.
  • Delivered advice to the Managing Director and the sales team on several technical aspects.
  • Designed, developed and delivered several digital media projects from start to completion.
  • Effectively carried all aspects of duties & activities relating to project management.
  • Liaised with clients in order to determine client requirements and specifications.
  • Developed knowledge & understanding of branding and brand awareness initiatives.
  • Provided graphic design expertise in layout & high resolution photo manipulation.
  • Directed and shot various live video and photo shoots when required on different projects.
  • Developed experience in promotional front end flash animation.
  • Edited and created digital footage utilising After FX & Premier for video production.
  • Utilised skills in 3D Studio Max to visualise concepts.
  • Performed the necessary sound engineering on projects like recording & editing.
  • Provided traditional freehand drawings and paintings to illustrate several projects.
OCTOBER 2008 TO MAY 2009
CREATIVE DIRECTOR | WUNDERMAN | DUBAI

Creative Director on projects for clients including;
Mars, Unilever, Emirates, HSBC, Du, Microsoft and The Landmark Group.

SepTEMBER 2007 TO October 2008
INTERACTIVE ART DIRECTOR | OGILVY | DUBAI

Creative Director on projects for clients including;
Power Horse, Chili's, Castrol, Wild Wadi, Al Ain Zoo, Motorola, Volvo and MBC.

Feb 2005 to Aug 2007
SENIOR MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER | Chemistry Digital | NOTTINGHAM | UK

Lead Designer on B2B projects for clients including;
Avaya, Coors, Experian, Baileys, Kodak, Dove, Nestle, Panasonic, Timotei, Warburtons, RSA Security & Siemens..

May 2004 to Feb 2005
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER | UK
  • Worked on different projects involving Print, Multimedia and Web.
  • Agencies worked for include; Gyro, TBG Ltd and The Bubblegate Company.
  • Clients worked for include; Orange, United Nations, Littlewoods, Paddy Power.
Feb 2002 to May 2004
HEAD MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER & DEVELOPER | Scitech Educational | UK
  • Responsible for design & development of courses for Learn Direct.
  • Also worked on several client side projects and promotions.
July 1998 to Feb 2002
Designer | UK

Various companies in the South of England ranging from full-time appointments to freelance positions.
The Conran Design Group (London), Interbrand Newell & Sorrel (London), Get Frank (Brighton), SNS Design, Link ICA, JDA Multimedia.

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