Bhavesh Mehta
Graphic Design, India
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Contact details
16-B, Mangalam, Sector 4A,
Navi Mumbai
Tel: 255 764777222
Brief Summary
Seeking challenging assignments in Project Management, Visual Communication/ Art Direction/ Graphic Designing in an organisation of high repute.


 A dynamic individual with 12 years of experience in Project Management, Visual Communication/ Art Direction/ Graphic Designing and Team Supervision
 Presently associated with a leading BTL Advertising Agency as Art Director.
 Acknowledged for integrity, high professional standards, “big-picture” vision, and sensitivity to deliver projects within the committed time & cost parameters.
 Demonstrative competence in strategy of creativity; expertise in identifying an idea to turn into effective business result; practiced all aspects of visual communication from creative direction to finalisation.
 Possess strong understanding of design and graphic execution techniques and develop high quality designs implementation of effective design solutions that cater to customer needs.
 Conversant in initiating and stimulating creative ideas for and from everyone involved in the creative process.
 Acquired invaluable experience of working in multiple technologies/ teams; well-versed with Industry Standard Multimedia design applications & technologies.
 Adept in analysing information system needs, evaluating end-user requirements, custom designing solutions.
 Ability to relate people at any level of management as well as handling issues related to training.


Project Management
 Understanding business’s requirements and mapping them to system requirements specifications.
 Carrying out project status tracking, resource allocation and management.
 Conducting process and system studies and coordinating with team members.
 Delivering and implementing project as scheduled and ensuring compliance to quality standards.
 Presenting creative concepts, walk thru mock-ups or participate in planning sessions with key clients.
 Prioritising schedule as well as administering the projects from concept through delivery.
 Maintaining high creative standards and enhance productivity levels.

Visual Communication/ Art Direction/ Graphic Designing
 Interacting with clients for requirement analysis, contributing to system study as well as analysis.
 Planning schedules for various steps in the creative process.
 Managing the communication and strategy required.
 Responsible for conceptualising, content as well as developing the creative ideas.
 Creating new images and concept for products and brands.
 Pitching for brands by finding them creative business solutions to enlarge their level of communications.

Team Supervision
 Leading & monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in operations and meeting of individual & group targets.
 Identifying and implementing strategies for building team effectiveness by promoting a spirit of cooperation between team members.
 Facilitating the further development and training of the current team.
 Ensuring an outstanding performance of the team, through clear direction and an appropriate level of support.


Since Jul ‘08 A leading BTL Advertising Agency, Dar- es -Salaam, Tanzania as Art Director
Branding and design service company with over 50 clients.

Roles and Responsibilities
 Providing design guidance for strong aesthetic appeal within brand parameters.
 Developing a creative atmosphere to promote use of photography, graphic elements and typography.
 Evaluating design ideas and providing art direction; taking care of complete content development and research.
 Taking care of the designing for printing, packaging the outdoor and gift articles.
 Conducting the market research and executing digital branding projects from scratch to final output.
 Handling clients to get creative briefs & their strategies

Key Highlights
 Adeptly managed a team comprising of 6 members in various assignments.
 Played a vital role in the execution of the quality control at various stages in designing the projects.
 Distinction of managing major clients including the telecom giants, beer producers as well as banks.

Nov ‘03 – Jul ‘08 Graphic Systems S.P.R.L., Kinshasa, DR Congo as Design & Pre-press Manager
A BTL agency & print service provider in DR Congo with state of the art design studio, printing, pre-press, etc.

Roles and Responsibilities
 Handling the management of the pre-press department.
 Taking care of the graphic designing, CTF and plate making activities with the related staff.
 Regulating the artworks, colours, images and artwork database.
 Overseeing the staff training, machine maintenance as well as installation.

Key Highlights
 Vital role in initiating a large format digital printing unit & turning it into a full service BTL agency.
 Prepared the designs & artworks as per the client brief; distributed the production coordination daily.
 Carried out the troubleshooting of pre-press hardware and software issues.

May ‘03 – Nov ‘03 Portico New York, Mumbai, India as Design Manager
The company was launched with collaboration of Creative Mobus Fabrics Ltd.

Roles and Responsibilities
 Using the home linen textile & print media experience to create the launching campaign & home fashion store ‘Creative Living’.
 Conducting the market research & designing of home fashion designs.
 Carrying out the studies of the SEC segment to create concept boards, colour boards & prizing.
 Handling the design & development of packaging & print communication material.

Key Highlights
 Adeptly liaised with the Textile Printing Unit to get timely productions.
 Successfully carried out functions along with the advertising agency, print & packaging service companies for uniform creative branding.

Dec ‘01 – Apr ‘03 Bombay Dyeing & Mfg. Co. Ltd., Mumbai as CAD Artist
India’s oldest home linen company.

Roles and Responsibilities
 Overseeing the complete gamut of functions entailing research, design & development for home textile designs.
 Providing the virtual bed sheet presentation idea to the buyer’s conference.

Key Highlights
 Distinction of designing the most appreciated & best selling bed sheet designs.
 Proactively participated in the market research activities for understanding as well as assessing the consumers.
 Vital role in controlling the design aspects in colour separation & production.

May ‘99 – Dec ‘01 Xplora Interactive, Ahmadabad as Multimedia Designer
A multimedia development company, supervised multimedia projects, worked on web design projects, graphic designs
for print production and student training into design.

Roles and Responsibilities
 Handling various assignments related to multimedia development and ad development.

Key Highlights
 Played vital role in developing the Multimedia CD-ROM –Jainism simplified and Gujarati Kindergarten including identity & promotional material.
 Successfully designed a newspaper ads for a sister concern company Xplora Multimedia School.

Previous Assignments
May ‘98 – Jan ‘99 Golden Era Printers, Mogwase, South Africa as Graphic Designer
South Africa’s premier print & packaging company worked in pre-press department on assignments of packaging designs from re-design to digital proof.

Jun ‘96 – Sep ‘97 Chrysalis Design Studio, Ahmadabad, India as Graphic Designer
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.

Pursuing MBA from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, India
1996 Diploma in Applied Art from C.U Shah Fine Arts College, Surendaranagar

Tools & Applications : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark Express, Dream weaver, Flash,
Premier, 3D Studio Max
Languages & Technologies : HTML, XHTML, CSS

1999 Training in Web Engineering from Net Vision Technologies, Ahmedabad, India


Won the following:
 First prize in Display Design Competition, Ahmedabad, India by the National Institute of Design (NID), Core Emballage Ltd., BOBST SA- Switzerland, and Khatima Fibres Ltd. in 1998.
 First Prize in the Drawing Workshop, Junagadh, India at a workshop organised by Darbar Hall Museum, Junagadh in the year 1990.

Date of Birth : 5th December, 1975

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