BRIAN D'SOUZA :: RESUME ::

 

Everyone is born with creativity within. But finding ways to express ones creativity, is what I've been doing with mine these past years, with the 2 things I am most passionate about, music & media. I firmly believe that creativity has no limits and imagination no boundaries, every step is an opportunity to experience, learn and to express better.

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Professional Profile :
Assistant General Manager (AGM) - Digital.
Creative Head + Consultant - Digital Solutions.

Television Media Work :

SPOTBOYE (formerly known as 9XE)
Creating, Building & Managing all Digital properties for India's popular Bollywood news destination. Overseeing Digital Operations and the Team in charge of content deliveries on the Portal and App.

9XM
Creating, Building & Managing all online properties for India's leading Bollywood Music channel. Content Syndication across Digital platforms.

9XO
Creating, Building & Managing all online properties for India's unique International Music channel.

9X
Building, Branding & Executing online properties for 9X television serials/shows such as Yeh Hai Jalwa, Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, Kahe Naa Kahe, Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket , Kissmet Ka Khel, Kuchh Kook Hota Hai , Kya Dill Mein Hai , Mere Apne , Mission Ustaad, Neelanjanaa, Rasm-e-Rasoi, Remote Control, Rubi, Sambhav Kya ?, Veeranwali & Yeh Hai Jalwa.

NewsX
Management & Updations of NewsX - Press Releases & Corporate Trade/Sales Mailers. Online showcasings of Outdoor Media Advertising Campaigns related to all three channel brands.

9X Jhakaas
Creating, Building & Managing all online properties for Marathi Music channel. Content Syndication across Digital platforms.

9X Tashan
Creating, Building & Managing all online properties for India's leading Punjabi Hit Music channel.

9X Jalwa
Creating, Building & Managing all online properties for Bollywood Retro Music channel.

Music Work :
“Bryan Adams“ – Live in Mumbai – Media Management.
“Awake & Arise” – Produced Tribute to the Spirit of Mumbai Album.
“Think Again” – Produced India’s & Asia’s First Ever Online Gospel Music Album.
“Enter-Exist-Exit” – Produced India’s First Rock Video Compilation Album.
"Native Noise" - Produced India's First Hindi Rock Online Compilation Album.

Work Experience :
2003 – Web Developer – St.Stanislaus Ex-Students Association.
2004 – Art & Design Editor for NIIT – MAXIMEDIA “Maxzine”.
2005 – Graphic & Web Developer for HerboChem Industries.
2006 – Creative Visualizer - Paramount
2007 - Present – Assitant General Manager (AGM) - Digital - 9X Media Pvt. Ltd. (across all channels on 9X Network)

Educational Qualifications :
1998 – SSC – St.Stanislaus High School Bandra.
2000 – HSC (Science) – St.Andrews College Bandra.
2004 – BA – Graduate in Arts - University of Mumbai.
2004 – GNIIT – Graduate in IT – NIIT - India.
2006 – PGDEM – Post Graduate in Event Management & Marketing – EMDI – IES Management College Bandra.
2007 – MBA (Majored in Media Management) – National Institute of Management (NIM).

Additional Qualifications :
Elementary & Intermediate Art Certifications - Maharashtra State Board.
Certification in Digital Print & Publishing (NIIT-Mumbai).
N.C.C – A – Wing – Certification - Government of India.

Achievements :

(2014) 9X Media (Team Digital) bagged the Bronze @2014 Indian Digital Media Awards for Tweetdown (www.tweetdown.in) - Best Website + Microsite.
(2014) 9XM bagged (1 Gold + 2 Silver Awards) at Promax - India | BDA Awards.
(2013) 9X Media (Team Digital) bagged the Silver @2013 W3 Awards for iOS game "Stop That Silly"!
(2013) 9X Media (Team Digital) bagged the Bronze @2013 Indian Digital Media Awards for iPad game "Stop That Silly"!
(2013) A win for the 9X Media - Digital Team. 9XM's Stop That Silly wins 'The 19th Annual Communicator Gold Award' for excellence in Mobile Gaming. The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and Judged by the International Academy of Visual Arts, New York - USA.
(2012) 9XM entered the Limca Book of Records for creating the biggest wall of music in India. The digital wall, created for World Music Day in 2012, enabled viewers to download free music for a day.Within a time-frame of 12 hours, approximately 10,000 downloads were reported.
(2008) As a part of the INX Studio / Online Promotions Team (Creative Consultant) in 2007 - 9 Promax Awards - overall Channel Wins. (4 at Promax India, 5 at Promax New York)
(2008) Citizen Bank - Award for Academic Excellence. (honours for an MBA distinction in Mumbai)
(2007) Citizen Bank - Award for Academic Excellence. (honours for a PG 1st Class in Mumbai)
(2006) National Award – at the XIII National Charismatic Convention.
(2006) Maxpressions 2006 – Winner in Print & Publishing & Digital Web Authoring.
(2004) Maxpressions 2004 - Winner in Print and Publishing.(Maxpressions – NIIT all Mumbai - Graphics & Multimedia Competition).

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