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PROFESSIONAL

SOFTWARE & TOOLS 

• macintosh & windows

• social media

• basecamp

• twitter, facebook, youtube

• basic wordpress

• adobe illustrator CC

• adobe photoshop CC

• adobe indesign CC

• adobe lightroom 4

• adobe xd

• marvel app

• inVision

• JIRA

• slack

• adobe premiere

• adobe acrobat professional

• dreamweaver

• fireworks

• microsoft office & iWork

• powerpoint

• keynote

• sketch

parmilla

gnanasekaran.

CREATIVE & DESIGN DIRECTOR UI/UX

I'm a Design Director UI/UX based in New York City.

I establish styles and implement vision of the design for games, apps, web and design beautiful visual intuitive interface designs. When I'm not designing or being a photoshop ninja, you'll find me in kitchen cooking and baking delicious food to your feed your soul.

 

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Experience

PRESENT

ZYNGA INC.
NEW YORK CITY

Creative & Design Director UI/UX

Designed "Crosswords With Friends" a top 10 game in the app store. I lead and inspire the creative team in creating social games, apps and establish style and implement vision of the games, UI, UX and branding
of the final product. The game was featured on both App Store and Google Play home screens. The game debuted on NBC’s Today Show on the Kathie Lee & Hoda Segment, partnering with PEOPLE magazine. I regularly work amongst multiple functional teams including product content management, software engineers, designers, and product marketing.

Creative & Design Director UI/UX

Led the company’s creative department since its inception in developing high-quality work for social games, and CRM graphic, apps and ads units since inception in 2011. I was responsible for the UI/UX on the world’s #1 daily crossword puzzle with 4+ million players, Daily Celebrity Crossword as featured on CBS This Morning, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo and more. Daily Celebrity Crossword reached 1.5M+ monthly users, and generated over $1M per month in revenue at its peak. Zynga acquired PuzzleSocial on July, 2016.

PUZZLESOCIAL INC.
NEW YORK CITY

2011-2016

Senior Graphic Designer

Designed high-quality user interfaces and visual designs – from concept to launch on web, print and social.

BRAVE NEW MEDIA
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

2009-2011

2008-2009

THE MARCOM GROUP BAKERSFIELD, CA

Senior Graphic Designer

Produced, designed and built creative concepts and provided creative solutions for clients;

2004-2007

THE NEW STRAITS TIMES PRESS, MALAYSIA

2004-2004

PLANET FILMS, MALAYSIA

Graphic Designer / Asst. Production Manager

Worked with the creative team and Canadian film director IClaudius for KLCC Binjai Video

(client: Leo Burnett) 

 

Designed the art work for Australian film director, Ken Lambert and Australian film producer, James Schultz of Film Construction Sydney Australia on SONY Vanishing & Squashed 2 x 30 sec
TVC's in Malaysia 

Senior Graphic Designer

Designed layouts for A1, A2, Fashion, Life & Style, Sports, Entertainment, News and Media;

Designed a coffee table history book for Malaysia in conjuction of 50 years of Independence

called Road to Nationhood;

Designed a 2007 World Water supplement;

Designed a book for children called NESTLE KOKO KRUNCH;

Designed a supplement, Road Towards Nationhood (TNB) for national day;

Designed a Year Ender for The News Straits Times Press called Totall Recall;

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