Who are VINE Creatives

We are VINE Creatives, a visual communications and brand strategy agency. We work for and with entrepreneurs and businesses in the African diaspora, and with companies with an African focus.

our founders

  • Nene Parsotam
    Co-founder, Senior Art Director

    With over 12 years’ experience working within the advertising and design industry, Nene is primarily a senior designer and art director, including an excellent grasp on print design. Idea conception, digital campaign idea generation, layout, art direction and UI design are Nene’s core abilities.

    Having worked in some of the top global ad agencies, Nene has a natural air for branding, brand values and marketing – with the ability to make campaign ideas work consistently across various mediums.

    Nene conceptualizes photoshoots and directs creative teams on set to achieve the right image for both brand and PR photography: from fashion to editorial to conceptual to mixed media, across a variety of sectors from telecommunications, TV, FMCG, banking and film.

  • Viren Parsotam
    Co-founder, Senior Creative / CFO

    Viren has over 13 years' industry experience and has worked for some of the largest brand and ad agencies in London. He has both hands-on creative and managerial experience in technology and design. His skills include UI/UX design, layout for both online and print and the ability to create Photoshop visuals and graphic art to an exceptional finish.

    He has also worked closely with technology and development teams for several years and currently manages the development team for VINE Creatives. Along side this role Viren manages the day to day expenses, budget and cash flow of the company to increase overall effeciency. Viren can deliver projects to a high standard across many industry sectors including FMCG, Fashion, Retail, Automotive, Banking, Games and Entertainment, Theatre and TV.

THE TEAM & TECHNICAL PARTNERS

  • William Patino
    Senior Brand Designer

    William is our senior brand designer who hails from a Mendoza, Argentina. Having studied at the National University of Cuyo, one of the largest centers of higher education in all the west of the country.

    He has served clients all over the world, providing them with professional and high-grade work for over 10 years. William is able to draw out brand values and brand look and feel and translate them into logos. His work on brand extensions re ect the companies message and speak to the companies audience.

  • Svati Singh
    Senior Copy Writer

    Svati has over 16 years of experience as a writer for advertising, enabling businesses to sound professional through the written word.

    From crafting letters to C-level executives, scripts for a promotional videos, website copy to speeches. Prior to working in advertising, Svati was an Accenture consultant, which has shaped the professional way in which she handles her clients in advertising. She is also an published author. Recent clients include: Eaton, HSBC, Toyota, Scania, HTC, ITRS, Sony Ericsson, Shell, Barclaycard, Jack Daniels, Disney.

  • Shukyee Lee-Wan
    Art Director / Designer

    Shuk-yee has 15 years’ experience concepting and designing ultra-high quality brand communications. She has created brand collateral for international retail, corporate and charity brands.

    Her skills include defining core values, brand positioning, developing concepts and brand guidelines. She has had experience with designing innovative annual reports, brochures, press packs, press advertising which reinforce the brand image. She can also design event areas, brand environments and retail boutiques, representing themselves uniformly within an architectural space.



  • Gasa Kenny
    Video / Motion Graphics

    Gasa is an accomplished video-grapher, editor and cinematographer with over 5 years experience. His skills are both on pre, during and post production and works with his suppliers of script and story boarders, set and background designers to those who can source models and actors.

    Gasa has just completed a 5 month tour of Africa where he lmed documentaries in Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe.

    Gasa's most recent clients include the United Nations.

  • Ketan Sethi
    CEO, Eye For Web

    Eye for Web provides premium IT services. From web design and development, to ecommerce solutions, ERP development and SEO. With o ces based in India, the US and Australia, Eye for Web has serviced clients in over 22 countries across the globe.

    Ketan heads up the Eye for Web team of highly professional developers who are committed to delivering exceptional and pioneering technology solutions.

    Ketan’s 13 years’ experience in technology, software development, web design, mobile applications, ERP CRM, graphic design, IT consulting and security solutions keep him ahead of the curve. After founding Eye for Web in 2006, the company has expanded to 50 employees.

  • Rajat Khurana
    COO, Eye For Web

    Over 12 years of progressive experience diversified in the field of Multimedia, Web Technologies and Team Management in the phases of private sector environment.

    Rajat is the chief operation over of Tehcvoi which has over 5 years of experience skills in handling end-to-end development of projects from inception, requirement specs, planning, designing, implementation, con guration management, documentation and closure for both domestic and international projects.

    Rajat also looks after the off shore team of 25 members from both the USA and India as the relationship manager.

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