Bhavesh Mehta
Illustration, India
 
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BHAVESH MEHTA

Permanent Address
16-B WING, “MANGALAM”,
SECTOR 4A,
KOPER KHAIRANE ,
NAVI MUMBAI -400709
MAHARASTRA. INDIA e-mail: bhaveshdesign@yahoo.com
Mobile : +243 816890435 / 991131232


SUMMARY
Seeking a position wherein my proven skills in Artistic & Creative Direction will combine and contribute. Creative, highly motivated and deadline-savvy. Superior work habits, dedicated and layout skills.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
• Consumer oriented Strategic conceptualization & designing
• High degree expertise in Print design, Branding & Online concepts
• Team player & team leader, able to establish effective rapport with peers, higher authorities and clients, equally alike
• Have good vision for customization as per expectations
• Strong understanding of scientific market research
• Powerful working knowledge of Industry standard Multimedia design applications

EXPERIENCE
Art Director– Advertising & Brand development:
Confidential, Congo (11/2003-present)
Working at one of the leading & oldest Advertising & Communication house. Agency helping big brands making bigger providing various creative & technical solutions. Major Brands - Heineken, Castel, Cocacola, USAID, PSI, UN, etc
• Serving as Art director and studio in-charge on projects from concept to completion for Industrial and commercial clients like Cosmetics, Beverages & Liquor Giants(Heineken, Castel), Food Industry etc. Completed strategic designing for logo, packaging and promotional material for Prudence condoms, a Brand from PSI
• Modeling & product photography for beauty products

Design Manager – Brand Strategy & design for Portico New York:
Creative Mobus Fabrics Ltd., Mumbai, India - (5/2003 – 11/2003)
For this Home linen company, provided brand strategies, home line product design, promotional planning, print & packaging designs, market research, photography and multimedia
• Designed and developed consumer centered Home line textile designs. Packaging designs for Bed sheets, curtains and towel products
• Created logo design & base line of Portico’s home store - Creative Living, ‘Your heart, home and happiness’
• Product prizing for various SEC segment, outsourcing of print & packaging, multimedia development


CAD Artist – Brand revamping & home linen textile designs:
Bombay Dyeing & Mfg. Co. Ltd., Mumbai, India - (12/2001 – 4/2003)
Worked for India’s oldest Home linen company, provided young Bed sheet designs for new generation of India.
• Designed effective consumer oriented young Bed sheet designs which are reason to increase business revenue across the country.
• Actively participated in various consumer market researches for understanding consumer behavior and buying patterns.
• Supported company’s distributor conferences to target maximum sales through conventional design presentations

Multimedia Designer – Interactive Multimedia CD-ROMs:
Xplora Interactive Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, India - (5/1999 – 12/2001)
For this multimedia Development Company, supervised a CD-ROM project, created Web graphics, multimedia designs, graphic designs, print production and student training in to design.
• Performed project leader duties to develop Multimedia CD-ROM –Jainism simplified and Gujarati Kindergarten, also designed identity & promotional material
• Designed newspaper ads for a sister concern company Xplora multimedia school, which were appreciated all over city.

Graphic Designer – Print & Packaging:
Golden Era Printers, Mogwase, South Africa - (5/1998 - 1/1999)
South Africa’s premier print & packaging company worked in pre-press department on various assignments of packaging designs from re-design to digital proof.
• Designed various print and packaging jobs
• Corrugated display designs

Graphic Designer – Corrugated Packaging:
Chrysalis Design Studio, Ahmedabad, India - (6/1996 - 9/1997)
A Corrugated packaging company with state of the art design studio and plant.
• Re-innovation of corrugated package designs, with complete responsibility for technical aspects and quality control of the same
• Corrugated display designs, product stands, furniture, and innovative corrugated ideas

EDUCATION
M.B.A. – 2007 –( Pursuing corresponding course)
Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning (SCDL),Pune, India

Graduate Diploma in Applied Art -Illustration & Indoor Advertising –
1991-1996
C .U Shah fine arts college, Surendaranagar, India

Extensive training in Web engineering - 1999
Net Vision Technologies, Ahmedabad, India





ACHIEVEMENTS
A). Establishment of full fledged in house Pre-press & design studio
at Graphics Congo - DR Congo and Angola, including decision making on planning and procurement of software & hardware, staff training.
B). Part of the core design development team, instrumental in some of the most successful AD campaigns & Product Designing at Bombay Dyeing & PORTICO (New York) Indian operations
C). Products designed have been successful and widely accepted by consumers across the country.

OTHER DETAILS
• Apple MAC and PC Computer skills include Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Streamline, Dimension, QuarkXPress, Corel Draw, Dream weaver, Flash, Premier, Sound Forge etc.
• Pre-press & Large Format Digital Printing skills includes trouble shooting & operating of Heidelberg image setters, HP Blaze, Jet-I & Mimaki Digital Printers. Apple MAC, PC & Screen scanner trouble shooting.
• Languages: English, French, Hindi, Gujarati
• Display Design Competition, Ahmedabad, India - First prize 1998
Organized by the National Institute of design (NID), Core Emballage Ltd., BOBST SA- Switzerland, and Khatima Fibres Ltd.
• Drawing Workshop, Junagadh, India - First prize 1990
• Received first prize at a workshop organized by Darbar Hall Museum, Junagadh
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