Creators of Art

Square One features a versatile mix of creators, from artists, to writers, to filmmakers with a passion to explore their curiosity and deliver innovative ideas.

Through our strong belief in the power of collaboration, our team members work in unison to strategise, create and execute innovative works of art that command attention and evoke emotions to help empower our clients businesses.

Meet the Team

Square One was founded in 2002 by three architectural graduates, Vikas Poddar, Sayantan Gupta and Nishant Mehta, who combined their knowledge, entrepreneurial flare and great camaraderie to innovate in the field of architectural visualisation.

After capturing the architectural visualisation market the trio decided to expand into branding and advertising and brought Amar Gulwade, an advertising veteran on board in 2019 to fortify the team to venture into new avenues.

Nishant Mehta

Director & Co-Founder

Nishant has been leading sales in Square One for the last 16 years. Bold and assertive, his approach has been instrumental in Square One spreading its wings across all major cities in the country.

Nishant has worked with many real estate heavy weights in Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. His most prominent clients amongst many include Majestique in Pune, DSR, Aparna Constructions and Jayabheri in Hyderabad.


Vikas Poddar

Director & Co-Founder

Vikas is the backbone of the Square One team, heading the HR department and also actively involved in sales in Pune and Bengaluru.

Direct and to the point, and very clear in his thoughts, Vikas has been instrumental in building a team of talented and dedicated people, many of whom are in the company for more than 10 years. He has been handling some of the biggest names in the real estate industry like ABIL, Rohan Constructions and the Kohinoor Group in Pune.


Sayantan Gupta

Director & Co-Founder

Sayantan’s sole focus in the company is design. He is a sharp critique of his own work at most times, and this drives the team to set new benchmarks in creativity with every project that is delivered.

Apart from having a vast experience in design visualisation and real estate branding, he has worked on the production of corporate and ad films for clients like Siemens PLM and Mercedes Benz Financial, as a part of Square One Craft LLP, a Square One subsidiary.


Amar Gulwade

Director & CCO

Amar is an expert strategist with 10+ years of experience in the media  industry, and heads the brand communications and advertising team at Square One.

Prior to joining Square One, he was the business lead at Paradigm Plus, Pune and has led teams that have worked on award winning campaigns for Piaggio, Govind Milk, Shubhi Ghee, The Scindia School, Symbiosis, Rio, along with many prominent real estate companies in Pune.


Deepak Gudle

Project Manager

Deepak has been with Square One for the last 12 years. Clear understanding of architectural drawings and design sensibilities, and great communication skills are his core strengths.

A complete team player, Deepak is known for maintaining calm even in the most intense and demanding timelines.

Over the last 12 years in Square One, Deepak has personally handled more than 1000 architectural design visualisation projects across multiple cities in India.


Satyajeet Ratnaparkhi

Account Director & Head of Operations

Satyajeet takes the lead as the Account Director and Head of Operations at Square One, bringing with him an expertise of 7+ years in the media industry.

An MBA in Sales and Marketing, Satyajeet has worked as a Sr. Account Manager at some of Pune’s most reputed ad agencies, having led teams that have worked successfully on campaigns for many well respected brands.


Aly Saj

Creative Director

Aly, our Creative Director has over 15 years of experience in the advertising and communication industry. Prior to joining Square One, Aly has worked with many prominent advertising and communication agencies in Pune, heading creative teams to deliver excellence to a range of reputable clients.


Umesh Sevalkar

Project Manager (ArchViz)

Umesh is an extremely passionate, target oriented project manager. In his 9 years of association with Square One, Umesh has worked on numerous prestigious real estate projects, across all major cities in India.

What sets Umesh apart from most in the ArchViz industry is his passion for architecture and his dedication to meet deadlines. Another big asset of his is his ease of developing a long term association with his clientele.


Shadab Mujawar

Sr. Account Manager, Digital

Shadab is a Digital Transformation Strategist and Expert at Square One, with 5+ years experience in digital marketing and branding. An alumni of MICA, Shadab has headed the digital and client servicing vertical at a reputed agency in Pune prior to joining Square One. Over the course of his career, Shadab has successfully managed digital media spends worth Rs. 2Cr+ for some of the top brands across industries!