AJAY DEORA

Senior Designer

About Me

Skilled and highly creative Senior Designer with a consistently successful record of conceptualising and designing leading-edge print, digital and mobile material for international corporate clients. Demonstrating a keen commercial awareness, and an expert understanding of the broader communication and user-friendly needs of the client; building, mentoring and leading skilled high-performance multidiscipline teams in the development and delivery of innovative, impactful, high quality material.

Key Skills

Interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills, displaying professionalism with good humour and a proactive approach; objectively critiquing designs with constructive feedback.
  • Meeting and liaising directly with clients, correctly interpreting briefs and translating back to the business; compiling schedules of work; regularly keeping clients informed about project status.
  • Liaising with third parties, managing the outsourcing of work; acting as a link between the client and company by maintaining regular contact, ensuring that the communication flows effectively.

Analytical and creative skills

  • Providing high standards of creative thinking and execution of work across a wide range of media.
  • Strong visualising skills, conceptualising and developing ideas from sketch stage, through to high quality visuals, using all leading software.
  • Good analytical skills with a sound understanding of how the business operates; delivering creative concepts, presentations and designs to high standards in line with client and business expectations.
  • Producing compelling designs for online campaigns, social media and mobile apps, and a wide variety of professional printed communications.

Initiative and organising skills

  • Good organiser with a calm and confident manner and a positive, flexible approach to any situation that may arise; ability to take control of situations and proactively pre-empt problems.
  • Contributing to the development and expansion of new and existing business through creative direction, innovation and idea-generation.
  • Balancing conflicting priorities to manage workflow; ensuring the completion of essential projects, meeting critical deadlines; ensuring 100% accuracy, and on-time delivery.
  • Highly organised, motivated and responsible, with a keen eye for detail and a good working knowledge of digital, print and graphic production.
  • Establishing a talent pipeline, ensuring optimum team performance; ensuring all team members are accountable and proactively contributing to the overall success of the defined objectives; driving the development of fully competent and highly motivated department.

Professional Expertise

Creative Design, Branding, Logo Design, UX Design, Website Design, Website Development, Layout Design, Marketing Collateral, Packaging Design, Printing Process, Presentations, Sketches & Mockups