Krishna Ramnath director | developer | designer
535 Dean Street Apt. 223 Brooklyn, NY 11217 (631) 332-8024
View examples of my work at: http://www.kRamnath.com
Creative. Technical. Talented. 16 years of experience fueled by a passion for creativity and problem solving; a unique technical and creative skill set; and the hands-on knowledge to confidently tackle a wide variety of challenges. An art director who can code; A technology director who understands the importance of composition and design; An editor with an intuitive sense of timing who knows how to tell a great story; A skilled project manager who has the earned the trust of his account team and his clients. I lead by example; exciting and inspiring others around me to perform at the top of their game out of a contagious passion and shared love for what we do. Tools/Specialties
Experience HAVAS WORLDWIDE (formerly EURO RSCG), NEW YORK, NY SR. CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST 12/10-present Clients: Kraft, Charles Schwab, Heineken, Jaguar, Clearasil; Merck and GSK brands - Claritin, Advair, VESIcare, Staxyn, Selzentry, Jalyn and more. • Developed successful 'What's Your Hunger 'Tude?' Facebook game for Kraft (‘Likes’ went from 5k to 25k in the first 2 weeks and to 50k in 4 weeks) • Coordinate production and deployment of online advertising campaign deliverables between in-house and off-shore production teams and online publishers such as doubleClick • Work seamlessly with account and program management teams to consistently deliver successful online advertising campaigns on tight schedules FREELANCE SR. FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER AGENCYRX, CDM GROUP, NEW YORK, NY EURO RSCG, NEW YORK, NY Clients: Charles Schwab, Heineken, IBM, GlaxoSmithKline • Developed notable rich media advertising campaigns MUNDOCOM/ SAATCHI & SAATCHI, NEW YORK, NYTECHNICAL & CREATIVE LEAD, DIGITAL 9/08-6/10 Clients: JC Penney, Miller High Life, I Love NY, Ameritrade, Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare, Leo Burnett • Landed the assignment and led front-end development for award-winning 'runaway viral hit' BewareOfTheDoghouse.com for Saatchi & Saatchi/JC Penney, selected as one of Advertising Age's 'Great Moments in Retail Creativity'- Mar 19, 2012 • Directed animated trailer for Harry Potter book series for Optimistico and Scholastic which was distributed to theaters nationwide and was featured in Scholastic's flagship retail store in NYC. • Coordinated in-house and off-shore production of highly successful holiday online advertising campaign for JC Penney for Saatchi & Saatchi • Formed and oversaw digital production department, iMundo NY for Mundocom. Grew team from scratch to 5 developers. MRM WORLDWIDE, NEW YORK, NY TECHNICAL LEAD 4/07-9/08 Clients: Intel, MasterCard, Bertolli, U.S. Army • Developed high-profile 'itgetseasier.com' microsite for Intel featuring song parody videos directed by Christopher Guest with performances by Dan Giles (The wedding singer from 'Old School') • Architected dynamic, fluid online advertising solutions for easy globalization and rapid deployment by geo location partners as Technical Lead for intel.com • Scoped and resourced projects, delivering quality, quick-turnaround content under extremely tight deadlines DIRCKS ASSOCIATES, SAINT JAMES, NYSENIOR MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPER 4/04-4/07 Clients: AOL, Monster, Vonage, and PayPal • Developed, programmed and created memorable animation for high-profile interactive CD-ROMs, Flash demos, website landing pages, emails, online advertisements and viral marketing campaigns K DESIGN, HAUPPAUGE, NY PRINCIPAL/CREATIVE DIRECTOR 4/99-4/04 Clients: Computer Associates, Jalbert Film International, US Ski Team, Rx Maxwell, J & B Software • Steadily grew scope and scale of client roster based on referrals from existing clients and positive word-of-mouth • Grew full-time and freelance staff from scratch to 3 fulltime and 5 freelance employees • Produced, art directed, developed and designed innovative award-winning animation, motion graphics, and interactive software CBC MEDIA, INC., PORT WASHINGTON, NY DIRECTOR OF POST PRODUCTION SERVICES 1/95-7/98 Clients: Avis, Computer Associates, Citicorp, Direct TV, P.C. Richard & Son • Developed creative solutions for producing high quality content with low budget and extremely tight deadlines • Associate produced, technical directed and edited ‘Class Act’, a 30-minute magazine-style education television pilot • Edited broadcast & cable television commercials, award-winning educational and corporate videos, and weekly music video countdown show • Designed and created 2D and 3D graphics for commercials, television programs, websites and corporate videos Education Fall 1994 NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY Began graduate program in Art Direction for Film and TV Summer 1993 Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY NYU Animation Workshop 1991-1994 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY B.S. Communication Arts with concentration in TV Production client/colleague comments/recommendations
FYI.Steven Spielberg reviewed the CD himself (thought everything looked great) and played the game. He was very happy. Tri Trinh | AOL
These look great and were completed in record time!.Thanks! Heather Donahoe | Account Supervisor | Euro RSCG Worldwide
The updated animation looks great. This is spot on. Simple and elegant. Matthew Atkatz | Creative Director, Interactive | Saatchi & Saatchi
Jalbert Productions has worked with Krishna for several years. His intuition and creative input specific to our graphic packages and treatments has been invaluable. It has allowed us to keep pace with high-end network (CBS-ABC-NBC) sports shows. A pleasure to work with. Joe Jay Jalbert | President | Jalbert Productions International
I'm in love. It's perfect!!!.thank you SO much.This has been an amazing effort, and I'm so so proud of this work!!! Angela Doran | Creative Director | Optimistico
The restaurant is extremely busy, high profile execs fill the room. You should be proud of yourself, your emails are generating enormous responses.You have helped Fresco track our product line. You have done so skillfully and you have helped us tremendously. Dennis M Ryan | FRESCO by Scotto Restaurant
We sent the cover to the publicist and she loved it: 'fresh and friendly' was her verdict! Awesome work. I knew you'd find the perfect solution! Gina Mandel, M.S., R.N. I Weight Health Inc.
Krishna has always been someone the multimedia group at Computer Associates has been able to rely on to produce high end graphics for our video and multimedia needs. He is able to create quality designs with little input from us and does so under tight deadlines with professionalism and, more importantly, cheerfulness. Dennis Murray | Manager, Multi Media Services | Computer Associates
The combination of Krishna's creativity and attention to detail helped us create a revolutionary interactive patient education software product. R. Andrew Packard, MD | Chairman and Founder | Rx MaxWell, Inc.
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