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Balraj Bains

Creative and Project ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Balraj Bains

Creative and Project ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Creative with experience in design, research and writing in the social innovation space. Specialities include research, social media and project management. Results-oriented, highly organised and proactive, having worked on projects such as Taraki, to destigmatise Punjabi mental health and build a safe community, by harnessing visual and written arts. Experience in creative innovation and production design through working with brands such as Adidas Originals and Puma. Projects include creative visual design, illustrations, copywriting, journalism, Instagram face filters (reaching over 100,000 impressions), photography and video. The result is an enriched ability to advance meaningful and engaging socio-cultural content, from concept to completion. Explored themes look into gender fairness, racial equality and empowerment of conscious humanity. A team player with an enormous capacity for work. Thriving on tight deadlines to inspire, build collaboration and rise to challenges. Work and profile have been selected and featured on The Dots curated page. KEY SKILLS • Brainstorming, creative thinking, research including image-based, idea development and presentation • 2D and 3D design • Concept creation, visual design, sketching and illustration (digital and hand drawing) • Writing including articles, interviews and copywriting with excellent verbal communication • IT and software including Dropbox, Keynote, Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects. SparkAR, Procreate, SketchUp, AutoCAD, VRay, iOS, Windows, Microsoft Office, Google Docs/Sheets • Photography (digital and film), film-making and self-shooting, working independently and part of a team for engaging content • Ethical, cultural and human understanding • Production, project management with research, budgets and appropriate communication using initiative • Social media
Projects
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Work history
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    Creative Workshop Project ManagerTaraki
    United KingdomFull Time
    Bringing creativity to de-stigmatise and open up the conversation of mental wellness within the Punjabi community. Working on bringing people together in a safe space by organising and designing creative workshops from writing through to visuals.
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    FounderDRMWV
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creator of an independent zine exploring and sharing creativity and human experience focused think pieces with an aim for us to open up to our feelings and who we truly are as human beings. - Cultural, social, arts, news and personal topics with a youth focus for emerging young creatives and their inspirations. - Creator, editor and writer of an experimental social arts zine. - Collaborating with contributors to make a zine that really matters to people. - Supporting visual artists and encouraging empowering authentic connection. - Developing online to connect intelligent and creative Asian youth.
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Skills
  • Visualilsation
  • Creative Direction
  • Concept Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Augmented Reality
  • Layout Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Copwriting
  • Teamworking
Education
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    ScreenwritingUEA
     - United Kingdom
    Introduction to Screenwriting
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    Level 1 and 2London School of Photography
     - London, United Kingdom
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