Knowing Raju Olekar: Your Fellow Chocolate Team Member #OneTeam

Everyone, please be introduced to Raju Olekar, Creative Director at our Gurgaon office. A down to earth person by heart and attention to detail in each task are just a few of his many positives. Time to familiarize Raju to others in his own words!

  • What does your job entail?
    Imagination, visualization and playing with colors. As a Creative Director I provide complete design solutions to the client requirements such as rich media and display ads, designing of emailers & corporate presentations etc.
  • Tell us about your background prior to joining Chocolate
    I have been working with Chocolate for the past 8 years. Prior to Chocolate, I worked with Wunderman in print media and web media as Art Director.
  • What are your interests outside of work? What do you prefer doing on weekends?
    I have lots of interests outside of work. I love to spend time with my kids and pets on weekends. Apart from that, I enjoy gardening too.
  • One thing that not many people know about you.
    I love cooking. On most of the Sundays, I cook food for my family. My kids enjoy breakfast cooked by me☺
  • Your favorite moment with the Chocolate team so far?
    I have been working here since 2010 so I have a lot of favorite moments. However, my favorite moment was – The Annual Town Hall Party in 2013 when I got “Vdopia Star” Award for my performance.
  • RajuWhich place you would like to visit if given a chance?
    I love my India. There are some places like, Kerala, Auli etc. where I would love to go whenever I get a chance.
  • Things that you like about Chocolate/Company?
    I love my company because all my colleagues are very helpful and joyful. Also, environment is very homely here.
  • What are the 5 things that you can’t live without?
    My family, My family, My family, My family and My family. I can live without smartphone or any other luxury item, but I can’t think living without my family.
  • What’s the best meal you have ever had and where?
    I love Indian homemade food.
  • What’s the one achievement you are proud of and why?
    I believe dreamers are achievers. I dreamt of having my own house in Delhi and purchased one when I was only 26 yrs. It’s something, I am really proud of as I was able to convert my dream in to reality. Dream big & don’t be afraid to follow them.