ARAVINDPATNAIK

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A conscientious, dynamic and multi-faceted professional keen to explore new avenues of opportunity and networks in art and design.

Having studied and worked in Asia and Europe, and with over six years of industry experience in branding, advertising and marketing communications, I am a dedicated Creative Executive comfortable in a highly competitive work environment. With a demonstrated ability to deliver critical results utilising my highly developed and diversified expertise, one that can be offered at every level in an organisation.

EXPERIENCE

GVP Media FZ LLC
2015 – Present

GVP Media is a Dubai-based communications agency straddling the tradigital divide, providing bespoke design and marketing solutions for fashion, health, fitness, medical and hospitality sectors. The scope includes branding, advertising, social management, shoots, art direction and contract publishing for major clients across the GCC region.

Garnethill Community Council
2014 – 2015

Represented the local area in the Glasgow Rejuvination Plan proposed by the City Council and Van Gehl Architects. As part of the Sauchiehall District team, was responsible for developing a sustainable framework for navigation and way-finding within the area.

Brand Aid Pvt. Ltd.
2011 – 2013

The profile entailed the development of conceptual designs and intellectual properties, the design of creative elements for marketing tools, and handling social media campaigns for various corporate and political clients at Brand Aid — an industrial branding company. Clients have included political parties, corporate entities, NGO’s, government organisations, religious bodies and individual entrepreneurs.

Centre for Research, Development & Consultancy
2008 – 2011

As a consultant at the Research Department at CEPT University, Ahmedabad handling Planning and Urban Design projects. This included evolving Development Control Regulations, Project Reports and City level Master and Redevelopment Plans. Also conceptualized large scale housing schemes and institutions along with their brand imaging.

Vartula Collective
2005 – Present

A small design set-up providing visual communication solutions to a discerning clientle. Additionally, as part of the production crew for ‘Bandish Projekt’, responsible for set design and creative peripherals.

TOOLKIT

Adobe Indesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Lightroom
Splice / Quik
Adobe Premiere Pro
iMovie

iWork
MS Office
Prezi

Wordpress
Square Space
Wix
Cargo

Google Sketchup Pro
Autodesk AutoCAD
Prezi
Sketch App
FluidUI

CONCENTRATIONS

Brand Advisory
Conceptual Development
Brand Assets
Internal Engagement
External Implementation
Digital Strategy
Performance Measurement

Photography
Motion Graphics
Banners & Rich Media Production

Research & Strategy
Integrated Campaigns
Digital Assets
Online Visibility
Brand Management
Social Measurement
Offline Networking

Magazines
Books
e-Publications
Websites
UI/UX 

Editorial 
Social Content Planning
Social Media Assets

Architectural Concepts
Space Planning
Interior Detailing
Construction Documentation
Installations & Exhibitions
Events & Launch

EDUCATION

Masters in Communication Design
Glasgow School of Art
2013 – 2015

Bachelors of Architecture
CEPT University
2003 – 2009