Devanesan Dinakaran

Devanesan Dinakaran

Print Production & BTL Services at Consultant
Capital Region, Denmark

About me

Open to new ventures and challenges

Service oriented and result driven creative services professional with over 15 years of experience in executing and managing diverse range of Print and BTL Communication projects.

Pre-press, Print media, Packaging, Branding, POS & POP,
Display systems and mediums, Exhibition stand fabrication,
Large format printing, Outdoor media, Signage, Premiums and Event Management.

  • English - Pro
  • French - Basic
  • Danish - Basic
  • Hindi - Basic
  • Tamil - Native


Production Manager - Events & Outdoor Media
Omnix Group LLC, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
December 2012 - April 2015 (2 years 4 months)
Reported to the CEO and assisted in all administrative duties.
Was instrumental in establishing the Media division from scratch.
Organized and managed indoor and outdoor events.
Liaised with talents, clients, creative teams, agencies, vendors and government authorities.
Budgeting, costing, vendor selection and vendor auditing and book keeping.
Supervised and managed production, installation and maintenance of outdoor signage sites.

- Won tenders on outdoor lamppost advertising sites and building signage
- Won bidding on event projects and executed indoor and outdoor events for DIAC and corporate events for My HD.
Business Development Manager
ACME Advertising, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
September 2011 - November 2012 (1 year 2 months)
Supported sales team in achieving their sales targets.
Increased client portfolio and strengthened agency production services.
Supervised creative and production departments.

- Was instrumental in becoming a preferred vendor with POINT - Print buyers for Unilever
- Won promotional projects from TOTAL, OMAN AIR and DMG Events
Creative Services & Production Manager
Lowe MENA, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
June 2006 - July 2011 (5 years 1 month)
Executed and managed 360 Campaign, Print and Below the line production for various regions
and strengthened production and procurement services.
Implemented smooth workflow systems and trafficked work through all the teams

- Retained promotional projects from J&J, Unilever, Etisalat, MAF - City Centre Mall
- Independently managed Red Bull ‘X-Fighters’ promotional collateral and trophies
- Independently managed In-store branding for Apple stores across GCC
- Instrumental in winning branding project of Marina Mall launch from EMAAR
- Produced award winning annual report and promotional campaign
Studio & Production Manager
Ikon Advertising & Marketing Services, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
October 2004 - May 2006 (1 year 7 months)
Briefed graphic designers, coordinated photo shoots, translation of campaign in different languages.
Supported agency team in sourcing and procuring various media collateral for - Jumbo Electronics,
Ajmal perfumes, ETA Group, TOTAL, Galadari Automobiles and Giordano ME.

- Demonstrated cost saving methods without hampering productivity
Business Development Manager
Rapid Scan Systems Pvt. Ltd, Chennai
August 2002 - September 2004 (2 years 1 month)
Headed Sales & Marketing team, increased client portfolio and achieved sales targets.
Supervised in-house production - Pre-press, Offset printing and large format printing.


Bachelor's degree in Sociology

May 2007 - October 2010 (3 years 5 months)

Diploma in Printing Technology

August 1988 - May 1990 (1 year 9 months)

Other professional activities


June 1990 - November 1991 (1 year 5 months)
Training program with leading production houses, arranged by the education institution, after completing diploma in printing technology course. Hands-on training in, Desktop publishing, Proof reading, Pre-press, Offset printing, Screen printing, Security printing, Estimation, Post production and Press management.


September 1990 - March 1991 (6 months)
Guest Faculty - Taught Graphic Reproduction for the students of Bsc Visual Communication and Printing Technology.

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