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Mrs. Arati Devasher

b. 1979 | Location: London, UK

 

Work Experience

 

Freelance Graphic Designer at aratidevasher.com
April 2001 to Present

– Freelance and contract-based or part-time work.
– Design and typeset of trade illustrated non-fiction titles and book jackets (fiction and non-fiction) for a diverse set of publishers and authors.

Services:
– Page Design & Layout
– Cover Design
– Typesetting
– Editorial Design

 

Creative Consultant at Foresight Limited, London
December 2009 to April 2010

Created a new website – www.foresightltd.co.uk

 

Graphic Designer at CyberMedia Services, Gurgaon, India
November 2006 to May 2007

– Led a team of four artworkers and illustrators in creating the design and layout of the Encyclopaedia of India for Encyclopaedia Britannica India.
– Worked with clients to conceptualise and design proposals for children’s books and other publications

 

Graphic Designer at Roli Books Ltd, New Delhi, India
June 2003 to November 2006

– Designed 27 adult illustrated non-fiction trade titles (coffee-table books) and over 60 book jackets on subjects including cuisine, Indian art and culture, travel, yoga, and Indian erotica
– Developed a wide range book-related marketing collateral such as BLADS, brochures, catalogues, posters, cards and invitations, and exhibition panelsIdeation and creation of over 25 ‘dummies’ for the Frankfurt and London book fairs
– Organized photo shoots for special projects and food-styling for cuisine titles
– Supervised pre-press production including colour correction and proofing

 

Graphic Designer at Profile Advertising Ltd, New Delhi, India
May 2001 to May 2003

– Designed 2 full magazine and newspaper advertising campaigns for prominent jewellers in New Delhi, India
– Created concepts for advertising campaigns along with supplementary marketing collateral and organized relevant photo shootsLiaised with production department to ensure quality control


EDUCATION

2001: Bachelor of Fine Art (Graphic Design) from College of Art, New Delhi, India


AWARDS

Book Cover of the Year 2015: Awarded by Publishing Next, India, for the cover design and illustration of The Sibius Knot by Amrita Tripathi, published by Harper Collins India “For developing a compelling illustration, which, along with the use of appropriate colours, fonts and design, best conveys the feel of the book.”


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop & Indesign


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