Multidimensional professional, digital strategist, graphic designer, website developer and fine artist. Mike has operated as a key Business Executive and General Manager of the large international construction group G.P. Zachariades in Bahrain for almost a decade. Further to managing construction operations and directing several core departments, he developed organisational strategies, marketing platforms, business development initiatives, information portals and the company’s ERP system, while being responsible for the group’s complete digital infrastructure. Having worked in large construction projects, overseeing thousands of employees and engaging with vendors, he is an experienced manager capable of delivering sophisticated projects with prompt deliverables, constantly meeting and exceeding performance goals and targets, while improving brand value and inspiring growth.
Mike has operated as a freelancer in the fields of graphic design, website design & development, motion graphics and digital marketing for the past decade, with a portfolio ranging from high-performing websites to tailor-made company portals, graphic design applications for corporate identities and social media content design. On top of being a digital specialist, Mike is a talented artist producing acrylic paintings, marker-based illustrations, digital artwork, and animations; skills which he loves to incorporate in his projects to create unique experiences.
Mike is able to merge the technical, business and design requirements of any project, from the planning stages and throughout the process, to create comprehensive digital experiences and strategic initiatives that provide enduring value to clients and brands. His extensive capabilities range from targeted marketing campaigns, custom web design, User Interface (UI) design, User Experience (UX) strategies, usability-speed-SEO optimisation and content management systems, to content creation, social media management and e-commerce platforms.