TEAM

A line-up of skilled professionals

While we have invested in the finest equipment, software and facilities, we strongly believe that it is ‘people’ that differentiates us. We have built a strong core team that can cross swords with the best in the business. Creativity is in our genes and we are constantly developing our execution strength taking advantage of new technology.

M. K. Anand Raj Urs

Chief Executive Officer and Creative Head (Copy)
M. K. Ananda Raje Urs, with his strong ideation skills and wide knowledge of media, devises the marketing communication strategy. He is a post-graduate in Mass Communication from Mysore University and has the distinction of securing the 1st rank and 3 gold medals in the course. Prior to starting Newline, he accumulated experience working in Mumbai and Bengaluru on accounts spanning the range from FMCG to IT. He has also played a pivotal role, as VP – Strategy & Operations in the launch and positioning of Samaya TV, as a leading Kannada news channel.

M. K. Vasanth

Co-founder and Creative Head (Art)
As head of the creative team, M.K. Vasanth brings to the table a talent for art direction that translates into memorable creatives. A Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysuru, he specialized in Photography and Photo-journalism. In a career spanning over 2 decades, he has added skills such as illustration and 3-D animation to his portfolio. His strong aesthetic sense and a keen eye of detail ensure visually strong creatives that are also conceptually strong and executionally brilliant across varied media.

Naveen Kumar

Senior Designer and Delivery Head
Naveen has versatile skill sets and is one of the mainstays of Newline. He has been with the company for over 12 years and has always risen to the occasion. Naveen is committed and highly dependable. He never shies away from burning the midnight oil and is always eager to travel the extra mile. His skill sets include CorelDraw, Photoshop, Flash, MS Office, HTML, CSS, project management, etc.

Vishwanath

Graphic Designer and Video Editor
At Newline, he has earned the moniker ‘All Rounder’. He joined Newline over a decade ago and has continued to expand his skill sets. Reliability and dependability are his hallmarks. He has a steady approach to work, is a good client manager and produces beautiful designs. His skill sets include CorelDraw, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, etc.

Kalyan Simpi

Web Designer and Developer
Kalyan joined Newline as a rookie developer three years ago and has commendably improved his web development skills over the years. He is adept at developing customized sites using PHP and WordPress. He is an excellent team player and known for professionalism. His skill sets include PHP, WordPress, HTML 5, CSS and PhotoShop. He holds a BE in Computer Science and hails from Kalaburagi, a district in Northern Karnataka.

Kishore Kumar B. V.

Kishore has nearly two decades of combined experience in journalism, documentation, content writing and translation. He completes the assigned tasks within the stipulated time demonstrating sheer commitment. He is simple, humble and amiable. He has a professional outlook and is always willing to learn. He has previously worked at various levels with Vijay Karnataka, Vijay Times, Deccan Herald and Karnataka State Resource Centre on Child Labour (GoK).