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Pradnya Aras | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 16, 2014

Pradnya Aras

ONE STOP SHOP for all your creative needs
   United Arab Emirates
  |   Dubai, Dubai
  |  1:27 am Local Time

Overview

I am a true entrepreneur by heart..!!
Working on different, unconventional concepts with a specific goal, excites me!

As being a creative person, I have been exploring many things in life as a professional. I did my graduation in commercial arts, a masters degree in Design from India's most promising institute, IIT Bombay.
I started my career in IT with big MNCs where I handled Interface design related area.

Moved on to Dubai in 2003 and started exploring advertising industry. I started my own design consultancy in communication design...

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Portfolio

Concept/ execution - art director
Everything from scratch - worked in 21 issues of a luxury magazine - role- art director
Concept/ execution - art director
Concept/ execution - art director
Concept/ execution - art director
Concept/ execution - art director
Concept/ execution - FOR magazine special edition

Skills (10)

Tested
User Interface Design
Creative Direction
Graphic Design
Art Direction
Advertising
User Experience
Interaction Design
Web Design
Adobe Creative Suite
Creative Strategy

Service Description

I have been working, and have been enjoying my work as a Freelance Design Consultant for past nine years in Dubai! Design and Filmmaking is my love..!
I love every aspect of it! The research, brainstorming, sketching, communicating, the psychology... There are so many facets to it!!
I work with diverse clientele, from different industries like fashion, hospitality, construction, software, shipping, food, art, health care and so on....!

Customer satisfaction is the most important for me as a communication design expert. The attention and time I devote to each project has kept my clients coming back for more projects year after year.

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Employment

Freelance / Consulting/ Self Employeed
Independent Communication Design Consultant
2004 - 2012
Providing creative solutions to companies who are looking for innovation, creative input in improving themselves. Work profile includes: Brand building, Brand Design, Advertising, Plublishing, Web...
A Marathi feature Film - Paangira
Assitant Director
2009 - 2009
Film making is my passion and I worked with a National Award Winner, Marathi Director Rajeev Patil as an Assistant Director for his film Paangira (2010 release). Which has also won many accolades....
Advertising Agency in Dubai Media City.
Art Director
2003 - 2005
My key role was to head and manage design team working on Websites, brand development and fine art exhibition projects. My areas of work included: Generating innovative concepts for Ďabove the...
Birla Technologies Ltd.
GUI Design Head
2000 - 2003
My key role was create and head a design team. I set up the entire team from point zero and led them into successful execution of various projects. Key projects involved launch of a new portal, 2...
Aptech Ltd.
Assistat Manager -Design
1999 - 2000
This was my first job. my key role was to head a design team for a web based product. I was involved in idealization, product specs finalization, development planning, branding, UI design and...

Education

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Masters in Visual Communication Design
1997 - 1999
Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya
Batchlor of Fine Arts (Applied Arts)
1992 - 1997
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Graphic Design
Typography
Logo
Magazine
Identity
Brochures
Collateral
Web Site
stationary
branding
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