Kashif Shaikh

Kashif Shaikh

Work History

Work History

Other Experiences

·Worked with Glammedia.com for online advertising for launch of “Volkwagen Jetta 2012” in US and “True Religion Jeans” summer collection 2011.

·Character concepts and Designs for an Indo-US animation film “Zakaru”.

·Ad campaign for Philips “ Bada TV”. (Winner of Abby awards)

·Branding for major events.

·Branding/ Merchandising for corporates.

·Storyboarding for promos for Endemol, Zed Turner, Saam Tv, Geepas.

·Wall painting (charcoal on wall), for commercial establishments.

·Short film for the 48HFP competition held in Mumbai.

Dec 2011 - Present

Creative Director

Ascent Advertising LLC

·Worked on creating Brands like “Grab N Go”, “Big Camel”, “Danube Lions” and Brand plans for various     companies and products.

·Conceptualization, design and development of advertising campaigns.

·Artworks and Design.

·Creating a project plan for smooth execution.

·Active and close involvement with the team in stepwise execution of designs and ideas and conducting brainstorming sessions.

·Improvising preset ideas and presenting it to the clients.

·Attending Client and pitch meetings.

·Using innovative methods and technologies to push the bar.

·Assisting Photo shoots.

·Radio campaigns and concepts.

·Web and Print.

Jul 2008 - Dec 2011

Associate Creative Director

Ascent Graphics/ Apar Games

·Brainstorming with the creative team for creative ad campaigns.

·Conceptualization and development of advertising ideas as per the clients projections.

·Creating a project plan to ensure meeting the deadlines.

·Active involvement with the team in step-wise execution of the ideas as per the client’s requirements and updating the client.

·Improvising preset ideas and presenting it to the clients.

Creating characters and backgrounds for gaming. ( www.apargames.com)

Dec 2004 - May 2008

Creative Director

Zenta technologies

·Conceptualization and execution of UI for Amex, Chase, Capitol one..

·Briefing the designing team.

·Active involvement in the stepwise execution of the designs.

·Complete visualization, of the front ends for the IT dept, handling communications dept designing and brand development/ planning, designing print ads.

·Interacting with the end users and introducing ideas to improvise the layouts.

3D Walk thru for the Server Room.

Apr 2003 - Jul 2004

Senior Graphic Designer/ Visualiser

Skylark Advertising LLC

·Conceptualization of print designs, signboards, artworks, client servicing, including complete visualization, interaction with the client and designing team for the execution of the project as per the client's requirement.

Jul 2001 - Oct 2002

Senior Designer

Graphics 'N' More

Major complex 3D models and animations, video and audio editing.

May 2000 - Jun 2001

Graphic / Web designer/ Visualiser/ Storyboard Artist

Velvet Vision Pvt. Ltd

·Conceptualizing, visualizing and designing of ads, website designing, web animation.

May 1999 - Jun 2000

Graphic Designer

Effects Xtreme

·Actively involved in visualizing & designing of cassette covers, cd covers, movie posters, vcds, DVDs. (print graphics).

Jun 1999 - May 2000

Graphic Designer

Effects Xtreme

·Actively involved in visualizing & designing of cassette covers, cd covers, movie posters, vcds, DVDs. (print graphics).


Jun 1996 - Jun 1999

Bachelor of Science

University of Mumbai


-  Over 13 years of expertise in Advertising and branding.

-  A self driven Creative individual with excellent communication, time and people management skills and high   degree of result orientation.. 


·Script writing.

·Wall art. (Charcoal painting).

·Sketching and Painting.

·Sports and others:  Adventure sports, cricket, traveling, trekking,

·Certified course in rock climbing, MMA