Dedicated creative professional, over 12 years experience, able to take a project from concept to completion, detail and results oriented, capable of handling multiple projects at once. Currently working with Namshi as a Design Manager, lead a team of digital designers and monitor our design work across multiple digital channels, including websites, emails, and digital marketing promotional kits.
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Exceptional creative flair and an innovative approach to all design projects.
Has a keen eye for quality design, as well as efficient timekeeping and organizational skills require to work alone or as part of a large team.
Skilled in developing high impact marketing materials, brand identity, packaging, installations, vehicle branding, presentations, multimedia & user interface designs for both mobile and desktop platforms.
ONLINE - OFFLINE DESIGN
A strong working knowledge of online and offline design, brand development and the creative process. Liaising with external suppliers, such as printers and event organizers is a plus.
Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps. Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers is a plus.
Create impactful visuals for a wide range of digital channels, including websites, microsites, landing pages, seasonal campaigns, email, mobile, print materials, social media, banner and other digital advertising.
Artistic skill plus technical knowledge and originality to come up with visual depictions of various concepts. Combining hand-drawing and painting with digital media to create complete illustrations is a plus.
Specialized in both 2d & 3d character animation. Having more than 6 years of experience in gif animation. Extensive knowledge in using Flash & Adobe Edge Animate. Free hand drawing, sketching, and creating storyboards is a plus.
Middleweight editor, having experience in Adobe Premier and Adobe after effects. Capable in editing and assembling recorded raw material into a suitable, finished product ready for broadcasting. Converting/optimizing video to different channels (social) is a plus.
My role and responsibilities are divided between Art Direction, Digital Design & Branding. Working closely with the VP Brand Marketing, Creative & Content, Online Marketing and Technology Team.
2018 - NOW
Namshi - Emaar Malls
Conceptualize, design and execute creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate the company's brand identity, positioning and messaging through all brand touch points (including online & offline designs, UI&UX designs, gif animation, video, email, social media, press events, digital marketing and packaging, etc.).
2012 - 2018
Senior Creative Designer
Namshi - Rocket Internet GmbH
Develop and execute campaigns with a full funnel point of view which includes, site refreshes for Homepage, Landing page, special campaigns for both desktop and mobile platform, desktop & mobile app enhancements, video storyboards, video editing, design explorations, branding, print materials, events in partnership with the Creative Manager to ensure the concept and deliverables meet the proposed project needs.
2010 - 2012
Senior Multimedia Designer
Global Media Insight
Advertising, Logo Designing, Video Editing, Video/Rich Media/Flash & Static Banner Ads, Social Media App Design, Presentations, Web Page Design, User Inter Face Design, New Media, Interactive Templates.
2002 - 2009
2d & 3d Animator
More than 6 years of working experience in 2D, FLASH & 3D animation, working closely with animation directors from various studios including Disney, Marvels and Sony. Specialized in character animation and title graphics.
My areas of expertise include logo designs, marketing materials, advertisements, social media content, and website graphics. I am proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Flash and InDesign.
1997 - 2000
Bachelor's degree, English Language and Literature, General
2004 - 2005
2d - 3d Animation
Specialization in 2d, 3d & Flash animation
2000 - 2002
Advanced Diploma in Multimedia
2d & 3d Animation, Graphic Design, Applied Arts, Video Editing
1995 - 1997
Indian School of Arts
“ Antony's creatives have contributed greatly to Namshi's successful digital marketing. He can produce a lot in high quality and in very little time, which was essential for our campaign optimization. Antony's way of working is very pragmatic, and he is always patient and friendly, no matter how tough it gets! ”
Sonja Abdo - VP Digital & Marketing at Majid Al Futtaim
“ Antony is a very diligent and creative designer. Always hard-working and caring to deliver nothing but the best and on-time. He also strives to optimise the performance of his digital work by going the extra mile and by even analysing numbers together with the marketing and product teams. He designed exceptional Wall murals that made everyones day brighter. He is a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend him. ”
Joanne Bou Jawad - COO - OpenSooq
“ Antony is not only a proven professional in his attitude & work but he is always willing to Listen to Direction and more than likely will Deliver what it is the Director is looking for. Antony is also a "Team" player and a Good dancer, fun to be around and is a good man. ”
Bob Fuentus - Producer Director - Marvel Prod's
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Projects include video editing, image retouching, composition, typography, illustration, vector graphics & gif animation. Combined recorded raw material into a suitable, finished product ready for broadcasting. Getting approval for the storyboard from Creative Director prior to the editing.
WEB & MOBILE
Focusing more in Namshi branding for achieving the right visual look and feel according to the industry standards and trends for an unparalleled customer experience. Working closely with the VP Brand Marketing, Creative Director, Content team, Arabic content team, Online marketing and Technology team.
2012 - 2019
I have worked on a number of live illustration and event projects for a range of clients. Achieved special recognition creating vector graphics, icons, wall designs and caricatures. Blob brush tool is my favorite tool in illustrator. Combined hand-drawing and painting with digital media to create complete illustrations.
2016 - 2019
Approach every email as a new one and design emails that your subscribers will want to read. Always select strong image & layout. I would like to use different colors to attract attention and having fun with gif animations. At the same time keeping it simple, leaving the content shine.
2015 - 2019
Create high quality animated gifs for emails, campaigns and landing pages. Nothing is impossible if you are a good animator, everything can be animated. Creating gif can bring life for still images. Converting gif files to various format is an advantage.
Ensure attainment of quality standards and perform regular quality reviews on production, layout, and design of creative assets at key production stages, including final QC review and sign-off, prior to deployment. Prepare visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts including typography.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any enquiry. I am glad to answer any questions or even to have a cup of coffee.