Advertising, Design, Digital Imaging, Editorial, Fashion, Film, Illustrator, Photoshop, Picture Editing


  • ITSA Brand Innovations
    Executive Creative Director
    2015 - Present

  • Frelance
    Creative Director - Art
    2013 - Present

  • Freelancer
    Art, Film and Photography
    2010 - Present

  • JWT
    Creative Director - Art and Group Head
    2008 - 2010

    Won 2 Cannes Gold Lions for Times of India Film.

  • Creative Consultant
    2006 - 2008

    IPL launch campaign for Chennai Super Kings.
    Pitch Consultant for LOWE.

  • JWT - Bangalore
    Senior Art Director
    2004 - 2006

    Brands: Levi's Jeans, Nike, Van Heusen and Kingfisher Beer

  • JWT - Chennai
    Art Director
    2002 - 2004

    Art Director on Ford India

  • Rubecon - Chennai
    design visualiser
    2000 - 2002


  • Loyola College - Chennai
    Visual Communication
    1996 - 1999

Awards and Achievements

  • Cannes Lions

    2 Gold Lions for Times Of India film.
    Category: Product and Service and Best use of music.


📖 Past Clients

  • Nike
    Creative & Art Direction

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karthik sekhar
Education Loyola College - Chennai
Employer ITSA Brand Innovations
Location New Delhi India


About karthik

Creative Director (Art), Photographer and Film maker. Won India’s first Gold Film Lion at the 2009 Cannes Festival for the Times of India film - “A Day in the Life of Chennai”. With 2 Gold Lions for Film and Film Craft and following this, A Lotus Roots Grand Prix at the Asia Pac Adfest, earning it The Cup for the most Awarded Asian Film of the Year.

Rank 12 in the India’s Hottest Creatives list and # 88 in Asia - the Campaign Brief Asia Magazine.

Awards and recognition’s include numerous national and International awards like the Cannes Festival, One Show Awards (USA), the New York Fest, Young Gun Awards (Australia), Asia Pacific Ad-fest, AAAI - Goa Ad-fest (India), Spikes Asia (Singapore) and work featured in International Advertising showcase -The Luerzer’s Archive, Award annuals and Ad-blogs.

Commissioned photography for Aish look-book is currently featured in & Bungalow 8.




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