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Graphic Designer Marketing Manager

Wattala, Gampaha, Sri Lanka
September 24, 2020

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“I still say,

Shoot for the moon; you might get there”

Buzz Aldrin

Part-time Graphic Designer

Portfolio - To view my Portfolio, please visit my website Experienced in print, TV and Graphic Design,

multi-talented Trihan brings new ideas and

concepts to the table as an Senior Art Director

and Graphic Designer.

Not only is he motivated and versatile, but Trihan uses his creative skills to conceptualise and

design contemporary ideas that portray insightful

and memorable concepts.

He maintains professional working relationships

with clients and competitors, while using his

highly developed interpersonal skills, working in

a geographically diverse or virtual industry.

Trihan is a true analyst and looks to solve

business related problems effectively with root

cause analysis. He builds concrete, productive

relationships with colleagues, clients and staff,

with an adept understanding of the complex

needs of others. A motivated self-starter

comfortable with teaching and leading others, as

well as working in a team environment, Trihan

also strives to improve his professional

competence through continuing education and

personal exploration of up-to-date technologies.

This skilled individual also specialises in painting and floral designing.


Art Direction

Creating print and digital ads with the most relevant imaging to get client’s message across effectively. Graphic Design

Designing creative and innovative artwork to showcase products and ideas both effectively and efficiently. 360 degree campaign conceptualization – from developing ideas to carrying out the final production. Liaising with studios and directors to create videos, commercials, etc. Art direction for photo shoots

From storyboards to the final cut – organizing the idea and finding the best solution to portray images that clearly depict client requirements and messaging.

TV productions and radio commercial planning

Planning, conceptualising and executing TV and radio campaigns that engage the audience and enable them to respond to the product and ideas.


Senior Art Director - White Cell Solutions (December 2011 to July 2017) When working at White Cell Solutions, doors were opened for me to explorer the various fields in the creative industry. While working as the Senior Art Director I had to wear several hats, from ideation, client servicing, strategy building and creative to execution and production. In addition, I handled the art direction for video and photo shoots, and created final artwork for campaigns.

Senior Art Director – Nelumsoft (January 2018 to July 2019) Working with and directing teams to execute concepts from stage of ideation to final output. Involved in all aspects of the creative process for campaigns handled by the Agency. Conducts research and creates innovative ideas that are both novel and creative.

Art Director - Rediffusion Y&R - Worked for local branch of international advertising agency Y&R

(August 2009 to October 2010)

I was a Art Director who handled ideation, creative execution and art direction for photoshoots and TV productions at Rediffusion Y&R. I had the opportunity to work on multiple 360 advertising campaigns, and headed several advertising campaigns while achieving goals effectively. Senior Art Director – Brand Cell Solutions (September 2019 to Present) Developed multiple concepts for assigned products in partnership with senior copywriters and the account team. Worked closely with the communications and marketing team to brainstorm creative concepts and generate frameworks necessary to produce optimal promotional media. Art Director - Masters DDB (Worked for local branch of international advertising agency DDB) December 2005 to December 2006

I was an Art Director for the local branch of the international advertising agency DDB. My main duties included brand development, devising advertising concepts, corporate and creative design and design solutions. Projects were executed from start to finish, both as part of a team and working alone. Graphic Designer - Creations Advertising & Promotions Private Limited This was an ideal opportunity to first join the design industry. The role developed from basic tasks, to personally liaising with clients and leading projects. Graphic design knowledge was expanded and responsibility was given for designing a number of outdoor advertising campaigns. Experience was also gained in typography, brand design and advertising.

February 2003 to June 2003)

Freelance Art Director - January 2007 to June 2009 I have worked on a freelance basis and been self-employed, working with brands to take their campaigns from idea to graphic execution. At this time, many of my projects were for hotels and resorts, including John Keells Hotels, Thilanka Hotels and Resorts, Priyankara Hotel, Kandy House, and Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge. This period of my career allowed me to gather some vital management experience, ranging from small private projects to larger corporate campaigns.

Full Name - Trihan Anthony Perera

Date of Birth - 14th April 1981

Gender - Male

Civil Status - Single

Nationality - Sri Lankan

Contact No - +947********

Portfolio website -

Email -

Work system – Mac Apple




Effie Bronze Award 2011 - National Immunization Campaign for UNICEF Presidential Award Sri Lanka - Chaaya Hotels & Resorts Campaign Floral Design

1st Runner - Table Décor competition at the Bridal Fair 2002 Winner - Best Table Décor Competition at the Bridal Fair 2003 Winner - Oil Lamp Décor Competition at the Bridal Fair 2003 1st Runner up - Table Décor Competition at the Bridal Fair 2004 1st Runner up - Oil Lamp Décor Competition at the Bridal Fair 2004 2nd Runner up - Oil Lamp Décor competition at the Sunsilk Hair Beauty Fair (2005) PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Graphic Designing, IDMC Computer Studies (2002) Diploma in Graphic Designing and Creativity in Graphic Designing, Kent Academy (2003) Diploma in Computer Science, Lanka Training College of Computer & Information Technology EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

G.C.E (A/L) (Advance Level – High School Gr 13) – 2001 Art & Design - C

Sri Lankan History – A

Logic – B

English - C

G. C.E. O/L (Ordinary Level – Gr 11) - 1998

ILTES - Spoken – 7.5


Chanaka Tissera (Marketing Manager McDonald's Sri Lanka) M: +94-710******, +94-718****** E: Prasanna Pathmanathan (Corporate Trainer / Public Speaker) M: +947******** T: +941********, +941******** E:

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