PRASANNA RAGHAVAN R S

979 108 9117 

Engineer by education, Artist by choice. 

7 years of work experience in graphic designing, traditional & digital art, photography, video editing and writing.

Willing to work at a place where there are ample opportunities for learning and growth.

 

PORTFOLIO

Graphic Design

Traditional Art

Digital Art

Photography

Video Editing

SOFTWARE SKILLS

CorelDraw

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Illustator

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop

Autodesk Sketchbook Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro

Procreate

Work Experience

Dec 2018 - Present

Sr. Executive - Graphic Design

Alliance Infrastructure  Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Leadership role: Planning, delegating and implementing the tasks for the creative team. Mentoring and providing performance feedback to the team members in order to meet the organization’s goals. Finding solutions to the day-to-day problems in the team. Maintaining the creative assets library.

Creative production: Delivering creatives (static images/gifs/videos/print files) for social media, google display ads, landing pages, email marketing campaigns, website elements, hoardings, newspaper ads, flyers and other marketing collaterals for all the 10 projects.

Coordinator role: Getting the creative requirements for all the 10 projects from the respective project heads, consolidating and communicating the requirements to the ad agencies, maintaining the inflow of the creatives (from both in-house and external), collating the creative performance reports, follow-ups for the creative team’s work.

Learnings: Digital marketing, level-up in graphic designing and video editing, leadership skills, time and people management, documentation.

June 2016 - Nov 2018

Independent Freelancer

- Freelancing in graphic design, art, photography, video editing and blog-writing.

- Managed the art department of Madras Prop Store (a start-up that sells photography backdrops and props). Work included, but not limited to, creating handmade paintings on wood and canvas.

Learnings: Level-up in acrylic painting, documentation, time and people management, ability of ‘read’ the customer, money management.

Sept 2014 - May 2016

Creative Head of Design

SP Robotic Works Pvt. Ltd.

- During its start-up phase, handled all the design-related works: creating course books, business

cards, flyers, posters, sign boards, flex banners, hoardings, and also creatives for social media, websiteand mobile app.

- Social media management and running email marketing campaigns.

- Event coverage (both photo & video) for the official robotic competitions.

- Planning and implementation of design-related works for the events.

- Photo and video editing for events and product releases.

- Product photography for the company's online shop.

- Digitalizing the course content into videos.

Learnings: Level-up in graphic designing and video editing, time management, coordination between departments, event management.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2014

Research Analyst

Relationship Science India Pvt. Ltd.

- Was responsible for procuring reliable information from the internet for the company's databse.    This included building web-crawlers using HTML and documenting the weekly progress.

- Was appointed as a mentor for my team and was responsible for our output quality.

Learnings: Research, documentation, HTML.

EDUCATION

TRADITIONAL EDUCATION

2012: BE Electronics and Communication - 70%

SKR Engineering College, Chennai

2008: Twelfth - 86%

St. John's Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Chennai

2006: Tenth - 83%

St. John's Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Chennai

ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSES

UI/UX Design Specialization (from California Institute of the Arts) - ONGOING

Fundamentals, Visual Elements, Strategy & Information Architecture, Wireframes to Prototypes

Graphic Design Specialization (from California Institute of the Arts) - 97.5%

Fundamentals, Typography, Imagemaking, Branding and History of Graphic Design

Game Design: Art and Concepts Specialization (from California Institute of the Arts) - 96.3%

Fundamentals, Story & Narrative, World Design, Character Design and Game Design Documentation

Super-Earths and Life (from Harvard University) - 91%

A study, with a combination of Astronomy, Biology and Geology, to find life on other planets

AWARDS AND HONORS

WORKPLACE

February 2019: Star of the month - Alliance Infrastructure Projects Pvt. Ltd.

June 2014: Employee of the month - Relationship Science India Pvt. Ltd.

ART

January 2018: Exhibited paintings at Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai

September 2016: Exhibited pencil sketches and photographs at All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi

August 2016: Exhibited pencil sketches at Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai

PHOTOGRAPHY

May 2016: Third prize in India Photography Awards - Nature Category

and 8 other awards in various online photography contests

INTERESTS

Poetry  |  Learning Science  |  Reading  |  Astronomy  |  Philately  |  Numismatics

LANGUAGES

Tamil (read & speak)  |  English (read, write & speak)  |  French (read & write)