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Kapil is a Creative Director at VMLY&R, Dubai.

He has an Advertising career of over 14 years which started in Mumbai. After graduating
in Applied Arts in 2004 he worked with Leo Burnett Mumbai, before moving to Dubai in 2009. Where he worked with agencies like Leo Burnett and Lowe before moving to Y&R in 2013.

His work has been awarded at various shows like D&AD, Cannes Lions, One show, Clio, New York Festivals, LIA, Dubai lynx, Loeries, Adfest Asia Pacific etc.

In 2015, the American garden "Little books of big consequences", a campaign he worked on, was named the 10th best design campaign by the Big Won Rankings, which also won the coveted Yellow Pencil at D&AD.

And in 2017 he was Ranked No. 3 Art Director by The Loeries Awards.

Kapil has passion for illustration. His unique style has been recognised by world renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister. Kapil has further undertaken art projects leaving his unique black & white imprint across the city of Dubai; a passion he practices on weekends and after office hours.



Cannes Lions Direct Jury 2018.

Cannes Young Lions (Print) Jury 2018.

Ranked No. 3 Art Director by Loeries Awards 2017.

Cartel "Be Seen" campaign amongst 100 most awarded campaigns
by Big Won Rankings 2017.

American Garden "Little books of big consequences" named 10th most
awarded design campaign by the Big Won Rankings 2015.

Ranked top 20th designer in the world by the Big Won Rankings 2015.


British Design & Art Direction (D&AD), 2019
1 Wood Pencil for One Art posters in Outdoor category
2 Shortlists for One Art in Creativity for Good and Outdoor category

OneShow 2019
1 Gold for One Art Posters in Art Direction
2 Silvers for One Art Posters in Design and Promotional posters
3 Bronzes for One Art Posters in Craft, Promotional Posters and Out of home

Andy Awards 2019
1 Gold in Craft

Cannes Lions, 2018
1 Gold for One Posters of Peace in Industry Craft
1 Bronze for One Book of Art in Print and Publishing
1 Bronze for Colgate in Print and Publishing
16 Shortlists across Print, Design and Grand Prix for Good

Clio awards, 2018
1 Silver in Out of Home for Life saving scarecrows
1 Silver in Brand Design for Life saving scarecrows
1 Bronze in Brand Design for One Book of Art

Dubai Lynx, 2018
1 Gold for Life saving scarecrows
2 Silvers, 1 Bronze for One Posters of Peace.

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD), 2017
1 Wooden pencil for "Be seen" campaign,
in Crafts for Advertising category.

One Show, 2017
1 Bronze and 1 Finalist for "Be seen" campaign
in Craft category.

Cannes Lions, 2017
1 Bronze in Product Design for “Life Saving Scarecrows”

London International Awards 2017
1 Bronze for “Life Saving Scarecrows” in Ambient category. 

Loeries, 2017
1 Grand prix, 2 golds 1 silver for "Be seen" campaign.

Dubai Lynx, 2017
Grand Prix, Print & Publishing for The Cartel "Be seen" Campaign.
Grand Prix, Print and Outdoor Craft for The Cartel "Be seen" Campaign.
Grand Prix, Outdoor for The Cartel "Be seen" Campaign.
1 Gold & 1 Silver for The Cartel "Be seen" Campaign.

Cannes Lions 2016
1 Silver Design Lion for The Cartel "Be seen Campaign"
1 Bronze Outdoor Lion for The Cartel "Be seen Campaign".

Dubai Lynx, 2016
1 Bronze in Print craft, 3 shortlists.

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD), 2015
1 Yellow Pencil for Crafts for design
1 Wooden pencil for Packaging Design.

Clio Awards, 2015
1 Bronze.

Cannes Lions, 2015
2 shortlists in Direct, 6 shortlists in Design.

New York Festivals Awards, 2015
1 Bronze, 3 finalist.

Dubai Lynx International Advertising Festival, 2015
Grand Prix - Design
1 Gold - Direct
1 Gold- Design
3 Silvers & 3 bronzes in Press, Outdoor & Design.

Cannes Lions, 2014
1 Silver in Print for Audi 'Stamps',
1 Silver in Print craft for Audi 'Stamps', 1 Finalist in Design.

Dubai Lynx, 2011: 1 Bronze
Dubai Lynx, 2010: 1 Bronze
New York Festivals, 2011: 2 Merits
Dubai Lynx, 2011: 1 Bronze
Dubai Lynx, 2010: Young Lynx 1st prize
Dubai Lynx, 2009: 1 Silver, 2 Bronzes
New York Festivals, 2009: Merit
One Show, 2009: Design Merit
New York Festivals, 2009: Merit
Cannes Lions, 2008: Merit


Mall of the Emirates, Road & Transport Authority of Dubai, Bloomingdales,
Mc'Donald's, Nando's, Fox Movies, American Garden,  P&G Asia Pacific, Heinz India.

Ph: +971 55 6570346
Instagram: kapilbhimekar