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Faisal Rais

Senior Digital Art Director

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+6012 631 7334
Faisal Rais is a Senior Digital Art Director at Leo Burnett Kuala Lumpur and Surf Art maker by choice. He was born in Batu Pahat and spent most of his childhood in Kluang, Johor. At age 8, his obsession in the graphic world came about when he started drawing his favorite characters Fido Dido and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (He also loved collecting stickers).

His dark side discovered when he’d secretly doodle on his school bag with marker pen and liquid paper which he tries to hide from his parents. He became a favorite among his friends when he started drawing Metallica, Air Walk, Nirvana and other logotypes on their school bags with tips for each design :)

The talent begin..

Graduated in 2005 from Mara University of Technology (UiTM) and majoring in Advertising & New Media, he found his passion in advertising and interaction design as his bread and butter. Started his experience with freelancing, his portfolio began as early as year 2002.

With over 12 years experience in digital his portfolio of clients includes Volkswagen, Proton, Hyundai, Naza, Malaysia Airlines, HSBC, Bank Mandiri Indonesia, Telekom Malaysia, Samsung, Panasonic, Olympus, HTC, Inti University, Nippon Paint, Singapore Police Force, Red Bull, Tiger Beer, Heineken, Bausch & Lomb, Pos Malaysia, Gardenia, L'occitane, Aberdeen and Prudential.

His work focuses on the intersection between art and design, moving images and digital narratives, exploring new frontiers in media hybrids. His goals is to contribute to the creative, positive and challenging environment that will improve his skills and grow as a professional.
Work Experience
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jan 2014Present
Senior Digital Art Director
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 2013Dec 2013
Digital Art Director
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jan 2013Apr 2013
Digital Art Director
Reporting to Digital Group Head and Creative Director, Im responsible in creative and art direction for Telekom Malaysia and Nivea digital campaigns.

Work closely with a Copywriter in conceptualising ideas and overseeing design concept with Digital Designers.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Apr 2012Nov 2012
Art Director
Reporting to Creative Director and Creative Group Head, Im responsible in creative direction for Proton and Volkswagen digital campaigns.

Work closely with a Copywriter in conceptualize the ideas and sharing an art direction with Designers.
Singapore
Oct 2010Mar 2012
Interactive Art Director
Reporting to Creative Director, Im responsible in creative direction for integrated campaigns in three different country Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. Had done several projects for Singapore Police Force, Siloso Beach Party 2011, Panasonic Lumix Brand, Nanyang Technological University, Tiger Beer, Asus, HTC Mobile, Prudential, MDA, Bank Mandiri and Aberdeen.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dec 2006Dec 2008
Multimedia Designer
Reporting to Art Director and Creative Director, my involvement focusing more on screen base projects for Gardenia, Bausch & Lomb, Naza, Vico, Vochelle, HSBC, Mr. Paintman, L‘occitane, Vicako, Marie France, Olympus, Red Bull, Allswell, Haco and Evian.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aug 2002Oct 2010
Freelancer
Art Director
Had worked on several creative projects for Pos Malaysia, Bloomingdale Advertising, Artistic Preview Sdn Bhd, Pixel Stream Sdn Bhd, Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat Selangor, Prima Events Sdn Bhd, International Institute of Design Excellence (IIDE) UiTM Shah Alam, IPRMSA UiTM Shah Alam, Windsor Trade Sdn Bhd, Whiz Events Sdn Bhd, Krisi Group Sdn Bhd, Rose Caterer D’ Bali, LiveLife Sdn Bhd, Casa Impian Holding Sdn Bhd, True Shopper’s Image Sdn Bhd, Jari Antu Studio, People In Motion and Time Mission Digital Comic.
Education
Shah Alam, Malaysia
20032005
Bachelor of Graphic Design & Digital Media (Hons)
Majoring in New Media
Melaka, Malaysia
20002003
Diploma of Graphic Design & Digital Media
Majoring in Advertising
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Malay (Fluent)
Skills
 
Activation, Adobe Creative Suite, Branding, Concept Development, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Digital Campaign, Digital Illustration, Digital Marketing, Digital Photography, Digital Strategy, Flash Animation, HTML 5, Illustration, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Kiosk Design, Mobile App Design, Motion Graphic, Online Advertising, Typography, User Experience Design, Web Design
Awards
2012
Best Digital Integration - Merit
2012
Best Online Driver - Silver