Faisal Rais

Senior Digital Art Director

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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

Leo Burnett

Senior Digital Art Director

January 2014 - Present Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

OgilvyOne Worldwide

Digital Art Director

May 2013 - December 2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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.
January 2013 - April 2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tribal DDB

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.
April 2012 - November 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Saatchi & Saatchi

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.
October 2010 - March 2012 Singapore

Krakatua Sdn Bhd

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.
December 2006 - December 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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.
August 2002 - October 2010 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Mara University Of Technology (UiTM)

Bachelor of Graphic Design & Digital Media (Hons)

Majoring in New Media
2003 - 2005 Shah Alam, Malaysia

Mara University Of Technology (UiTM)

Diploma of Graphic Design & Digital Media

Majoring in Advertising
2000 - 2003 Melaka, Malaysia


English (Fluent),
Malay (Fluent),


Marketing Events Awards Singapore

Best Digital Integration - Merit


Marketing Events Awards Singapore

Best Online Driver - Silver



Digital Photography, Web Design, Activation, Adobe Creative Suite, Branding, Concept Development, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Digital Campaign, Digital Illustration, Digital Marketing, Digital Strategy, Flash Animation, HTML 5, Illustration, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Kiosk Design, Mobile App Design, Motion Graphic, Online Advertising, Typography, User Experience Design,