Himani'sCC || Prashant Chavan
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Prashant Chavan

Founder & Brand Consultant

phone: +91 9769210723
Email: prashant@himanicc.com, himanicc@hotmail.com
URL: www.himanicc.com
FB: www.facebook.com/prashant.chavan22
IN: www.linkedin.com/in/prashantchavan/

I, Prashant Chavan, Founder & Brand Consultant of “Himani’s CC.” I love sharing my passion and knowledge with my team and I love learning from them too. Altogether we create innovative, timeless and iconic design that creates desire.

I've tried to create a niche market for Two Birds, One Stone Design by offering up-scale quality creative and project management, without the associated up-scale costs.

Having 23 years of Advertising experience, based on the experience and qualification, I am providing you exclusive design on your brief.

Employee of the Year 2010 & 2012 | for simplification on advertising process and saving marketing budget. – Samsonite South Asia Pvt Ltd
Employee of the Year 2008 | for TV commercial Concept & Execution – Samsonite South Asia Pvt Ltd
Corporate Photography Award 2007 – Travel Magazine – Samsonite South Asia Pvt Ltd

• Brand Strategy, Product development & Campaign Management
• Analytical mind, negotiation skills, ability to develop strong working relationships.
• Commercial and business awareness, good communications skills.

Expertise: Creative & Concept Design, Direction, Communication, Sketching, Team Work, Leadership & Management

Hobbies: Art & Design, Photography, Writing & Boxing

Personal Interest: Traveling, Reading, Swimming, Listening Music & Watching movies

Activity of Interest: I believe in helping needy without expecting anything in return.

My Strength:
• Determination: People who know me really well, would mention this first about me. Motivated and fully engaged towards reaching a goal, despite obstacles or difficulties.
• Curiosity: Eager to expand my knowledge and learn new things every day. I try to figure out things, ask questions and process information in a way that helps me make good decisions.

My key to Success: Be Creative | Stay Focus | Be Consistent

Language (Read, Write & Speak): Marathi | Hindi | English

-Education :

• Film Making Course in 2011 - Rajashree Institute Mumbai. • Finance Management (PGDFM) 2007.
• Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) 1999.
• BFA & Photography from Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art (ATC) 1993.

-Addition Qualification:

• 2D/3D Animation: 3DMax | Maya
• Design Application: Photoshop | Illustrator | InDesign | Corel
• Video editing : After Effect | Final Cut Pro
• Communication Application – MS office etc..
• Dreamweaver, HTML / PHP coding

-Marketing & Professional Certifications

• Inbound Marketing
• Email marketing
• Data Analyst
• Digital Marketing
• SEO Marketing
• LinkedIn Marketing for Business

• Over 23 years experience in Advertising and Communications.
• Responsible for Brand Strategy & management, strategic brand plan, campaign design and execution, leading the brand team, channel strategies, market research and digital marketing initiatives.
• Very good team player with analytical and detailed oriented mind set.
• Expertise in advertising, BTL activity, media planning and product promotion.
• Proficient in developing, monitoring and managing advertising budgets.
• Proficient in reducing costs by implementing process improvements and effective vendor management for advertising, printing and promotion materials.
• Successfully launched new products and managed product promotions pan India at 100 company stores 300 franchisee stores and over a 100 factory outlets for Samsonite India.
• Possess excellent people management skills with an ‘out of the box’ approach to methodology and system development.

  • Feb 2016 - Present

    Founder & Brand Consultant | Himani's Creative Communication

    I have started this company in Feb 2016, for helping Brand Owner & Company for Product Marketing & Strategies, Brand Positioning via thorough Market Research & Analysis, Branding Awareness, Market Survey, Integration Planning & Advertise their services.

    and also... Brand Guideline & Brand Audit | Brand Strategy | Brand Identity Design | Direct Mail Services Design | Merchandising Services Design | Product Concept & Design | Stall Design & Mall Activity | Signage & Display Design

  • Aug 2012 - Jun 2016

    Manager - Product Development & Advertising | Tenshi Lights Pvt Ltd

    Tenshi was a Korian base LED manyfacturing company. I worked with them almost 5 Years.

    I am sole responsible for the Brand & Product Development.

    • Creation and development of all product promotion materials.
    • Coordination with designers, agencies, printers for advertising & display materials.
    • Coordinating with the advertising agency for releasing advertisements.
    • Creating and managing all market communication activities - website content, social media, email marketing.
    • Design and development of packaging solutions.
    • identifying vendors for effective product display material and equipment for exhibition stalls.
    • Planning, preparing and managing budgets and cost estimates for advertising campaigns and vendor management.
    • Developing marketing plans and strategies and providing support to the marketing managers.
    • Pricing strategies for products to be marketed as per customer orders and pricing parameters.
  • Jul 2005 - Aug 2012

    Mgr. Advertising & Communication | Samsonite South Asia Pvt Ltd

    Samsonite is A 100 year old MNC manufacturing luggage and other travel products. Handling a team of designers and inter office coordination. Based at head office; coordinating pan India operations. I worked with them, almost 7 years.

    Brands handled: Bagzone, Lavie, American Tourister & Samsonite, Samsonite-Black Label.

    • Planning and managing a budget of 60 to 70 crore per annum.
    • Managing advertising, media planning, co-ordination with agencies & vendors.
    • Standardizing advertising communications.
    • Developing online promotion campaigns on search engines and websites.
    • Coordinating with branch managers pan India for implementation of in- store branding & visual merchandising at company owned and franchise outlets.
    • Designing and printing of Point-of-Sale material for new and existing products and ensuring on time supply of all advertising material at all store locations.
    • Creating and execution of BTL activities for product launches & promotions.
    • Execution of marketing corporate events through event agencies.
    • Managing the marketing budget, monitoring approvals, billing, coordination with accounts for release of payments.
  • Oct 2001 - Jul 2005

    Merchandising & Design | Zeba Home Textile Pvt Ltd

    Zeba into Home furnishing, making & design of Textile, Floor Covering Carpet, Dhurries, Home designing Curtain, Bed Cover, Cushion Cover, etc. Handling 5 stores and franchisees in Mumbai. I worked with them almost 4 years.

    • Overseeing visual merchandising, branding and Signages.
    • Handling vendor management for printing & advertising.
    • Assisted in the setting up of new showrooms at Colaba and Bandra.
    • Managed the administration of showrooms
  • BTL Activity Co-Ordinator | Actis Technology Pvt Ltd

    Actis designs and builds Smart Building Infrastructure, they giving solutions and help to improve meeting productivity within organizations, and also streamline the management of large office, retail and residential facilities.
    I was handling all the sales and marketing collateral improvement and designs.