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Hello, I am

Anuj Sharma

Creative Director & Strategist 

Design | Marketing | E-learning

"A good design is focused, 
effective and efficient in
fulfilling its purpose."

An accomplished creative professional with 14+ years of experience and a proven track record in all aspects of the end-to-end creative processes ranging between E-learning, Digital Marketing, and Product Publishing. I have been recognized for leading creative projects across multiple disciplines, technologies, and providing insightful leadership to content and learning experience design teams and methodologies.

I am skilled in setting up and managing cross-functional teams from design, creative technology, vendors and other providers and doing so on a multi-national, cross-cultural and Geo-dispersed virtual team basis.

01 PROFESSIONAL

EXPERTISE IN THE ROLE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR Print & Digital

90%

ART DIRECTION Illustrations & Animations

95%

TEAM MANAGEMENT

90%

RFI/RFP ANALYSIS

90%

BUDGET PLANNING & CONTROL

80%

MARKETING DESIGN

90%

CREATIVE WRITING

80%

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Anuj is a truly wonderful colleague and team player. He was instrumental in creating our offshore creative team at Six Red Marbles. Anuj lead the team and developed strong understanding and seamless integration with our US Team and in service and outstanding creative support for major publisher, custom content, K-12 and Higher Ed companies and organizations. He lead creative projects across multiple disciplines, technologies and provided insightful leadership to our entire content and learning experience design team and methodologies. Anuj was very adept at leading and working with high level customers to ascertain their creative needs and delight them with his integrated approach with outstanding customer service, project management, joint prototyping brainstorming and feedback sessions and the like. Anuj delivered on time, on budget even when work was required above and beyond the call. He was very skilled at working with cross functional teams from content, design, tech, vendors and other providers and doing so on a multi-national cross cultural and geo-dispersed virtual team basis. But perhaps most of all Anuj is the kind of person you want to work with, like and is fun to have on your team! He has my highest recommendation for any role in the creative design, project management and cross functional team environments.” 

—  Bob Fogel, President at Performance Consulting, Inc.

02 PORTFOLIO

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03 Experience

2013-2018

SIX RED MARBLES

Creative Head
Build, lead, and supervise work of the creative team in the production of all E-learning Print and Digital products. Management of cross-functional teams globally. Collaborate with the Content, Project-Management and QA departments for both small-scale and large-scale projects. Meet budgets by forecasting and managing production and prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs. Conduct brainstorming sessions with the creative team to develop innovative and actionable initiatives for production optimization. Managing RFI/RFP processes for effective effort/cost analysis and pricing. Present, or oversee the presentation of final concepts, and obtain approvals for deliverables.

2018-Present

BIG STEP CREATIVE

Creative Director & Strategist

Lead and supervise work of the creative team in the production of all Web, Print, and Digital Marketing collateral and E-learning products. Spearhead creative and Marketing strategy for both small and large-scale projects, digital and brand design and compelling content. Collaborate with the content and sales team in developing marketing plans and identifying opportunities.

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2011-2013

DORLING KINDERSLEY PUBLISHING

Sr. Art Editor
Supervise and collaborate with the designers to ensure the quality of layout design for all reference books. Project Management and Production Scheduling. Communication and liaison with the off-site Editorial and Content teams for multiple projects. Designing book jackets and marketing collaterals for pitching new titles.

 

2009-2011

WESTLAND PUBLICATIONS

FREELANCE DESIGN CONSULTANT

Designing various marketing collateral and POS materials such as:
Print Advertisement, posters and standees
Bookmarks, invites and catalogs
Backdrops and exhibition design 

2007-2011

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

FREELANCE DESIGN CONSULTANT

Designing all marketing collateral; Print Ads, Layouts, Standees, Posters, Bookmarks, Catalogsetc., for the new book titles.

 

2006-2008

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY (NIFT) 

VISITING FACULTY – CG DESIGN

Teaching 3D graphics and design to the accessory and Interior design students.

2006-2007

IILM SCHOOL OF DESIGN

VISITING FACULTY - CG Design

Teaching Computer Graphics 2D/3D at the Interior design department.

 
 
 
CONTACT

Thank you for going through my website. If you would like to contact me with opportunities or require any additional information you may contact me at:

anujsharma17@gmail.com

Tel: +91-9810773330

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