Damayanti Sarkar

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience

Lazard Asset Management

Senior Designer

December 2014 - Present New York, New York, United States

Berard Associates


Berard Associates is creative branding and packaging agency based in New York since 1996. The clients at this boutique business span across global luxury brands to high end fashion and beauty.

In July 2013, Damayanti started her role at Berard Associates as a Designer. Executing overarching ideas, Damayanti delivers innovative packaging, branding and product design solutions with a in-depth understanding of current trends and production in a high paced environment.
July 2013 - August 2014 New York, New York, United States


Senior Designer & Client Management Coordinator

Amcor is the world’s largest packaging company providing innovative solutions that are at the forefront of the industry.

In 2010 Damayanti joined Amcor’s Innovation & Design studio, based in Melbourne, as a Mid Weight Graphic Designer. In this role, Damayanti was responsible for the implementation of the new global brand identity for Amcor’s Australasian corporate communications. The breadth of her portfolio extended from exhibition design to publications and packaging. She was also a key member of the ‘Ideation’ team, responsible for developing innovative packaging ideas and concepts for commercial customer projects.

To extend her role just beyond design, Damayanti was promoted to Senior Designer and Client Management Coordinator in 2012. In this role, she was accountable for the end to end delivery of major brand projects, briefing each project to the studio team, managing relationships with clients and project managing through to realisation and production. She mentored junior designers and contributed to the maintenance and stewardship of the Amcor brand. As a senior professional in the group, Damayanti was a key part of the Leadership team, which developed the vision and strategic plan for the group.
April 2010 - July 2012 Melbourne, Australia

Chapel Press

Mid Weight Graphic Designer

Chapel Press is one of Australia's boutique design studios providing unique solutions to businesses and individuals with a passion for fine design and letterpress printing.

Starting in 2009, Damayanti contracted as a full time Mid Weight Graphic Designer at Chapel Press. Her role included developing quality creative design solutions for a range of clients, crafting bespoke invitations, stationery and publications. Damayanti managed projects from concept to delivery, liaising with the design team while managing clients, suppliers and accounts to maximise efficiency and minimise costs.
September 2009 - March 2010 Melbourne, Australia

Hussle Media

Mid Weight Graphic Designer

Hussle Media is an online marketing studio specializing in strategic branding, graphic design and web design.

Contracting as a full time Mid Weight Graphic Designer, Damayanti was responsible for strategic branding and web design projects for Hussle Media. Her role included driving the design process starting from strategy to design and production. She art directed photo shoots, liaised with developers and manufacturers, and was a key team player.
March 2009 - September 2009 Melbourne, Australia

Four Creative

Junior Graphic Designer

A leading design studio of Melbourne, Four Creative focuses on integrated design solutions in the area of advertising, packaging, environmental branding, and print.

Following the completion of her Masters degree, Damayanti was assumed the role of Junior Designer at Four Creative. Here she had a broad spread of work across all aspects of graphic design and advertising. Effectively interpreting briefs, Damayanti translated them into high quality designs from concept development and layout, through to finished art. During her tenure, Damayanti contributed to the growth of development of the company.
February 2008 - March 2009 Melbourne, Australia


Swinburne University Of Technology

Master of Communication Design

February 2007 - December 2007 Melbourne, Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology (RMIT) - Australia

Post Graduate Diploma in Graphic Design

February 2006 - December 2006 Melbourne, Australia

Srishti School Of Art Design And Technology

Professional Diploma in Communication Design

July 2000 - December 2005 Bangalore, India


English (Native),
Bengali (Native),
Hindi (Fluent),