Tarek Tarshahani

Sr. Art Director

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tarek is part of a new generation of creatives. A talented, design-based Art Director with a strategic mindset and fresh ideas. As an insightful thinker, Tarek's performance is driven by high-quality work and a new approach across all disciplines. That competitive edge and extra-mile attitude are built into his work ethic, providing platforms for brands to thrive.

Work Experience


Senior Art Director

June 2020 - Present United Arab Emirates

M&C Saatchi UAE

Senior Art Director

• Lead Creative on: OPPO Mobile, Abu Dhabi Tourism, twofour54.
• Other accounts: Pizza Hut, Nespresso, Dubai Asset Management.
• Pitches won: OPPO Mobile, Nespresso, Dubai Asset Management, Lays, ADNOC.
July 2018 - June 2020 United Arab Emirates

Horizon FCB

Art Director

• Lead Creative on: Citi Bank, Clorox, Oreo
• Other accounts: Nivea, Dubai South, Dubai properties, Danon, Emirates Skywards, Heinz, Oasis mall, TUC
• Part of new business acquisition creative team. Pitches won: Danon, Duphaston, Al Hamra, DP
November 2015 - June 2018 United Arab Emirates

Y&R Dubai

Art Director

• Lead Art Director on agency's largest account: Mashreq Bank
• Other accounts: Nandos, Land Rover, STC
• UAE Young Lions finalist
September 2014 - October 2015 United Arab Emirates

Leo Burnett Dubai

Art Director

• Key-role in rebooting creative work for du Telecom
• Took part in developing and implementing a creative friendly guideline for du Telecom
• Silver medal winner in the Young Lynx Print Competition
August 2012 - September 2014 United Arab Emirates

Y&R Dubai


• Beyond Beauty corporate and visual identity for Harvey Nichols
• HP product launch event
• Zee TV new communication strategy and visual identity
February 2012 - March 2012 United Arab Emirates


Arab International University

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Visual communication Department

Graduated as a student of honer, first on class.
Syrian Arab Republic


Arabic (Native),
Russian (Native),
English (Fluent),


Dubai Lynx International Advertising Festival

Oreo Wonderfilled: Bronze in Branded Content and Entertainment for Use of User Generated Content. And Media Bronze Lynx in Fast Moving Consumer Goods


Dubai Lynx International Advertising Festival

Silver - Young Lynx print competition