Academic Qualification


2000-2004 Bachelors in Communication Design

(With distinction)

 

National College of Arts, Lahore (http://www.nca.edu.pk).

 

Subjects

(Fourth year): Communication Design (Major), History of Art &

Crafts in South Asia, Printing Technology

(Third year): Design Studio (Major), History of Art & Crafts in South Asia, Communication, Printing Technology, Print Making (Minor/Practical)

(Second year): Design Studio (Major), Drawing, Calligraphy, History of Art & Crafts in South Asia, Communication, Islamiyat, Pakistan Studies, Ceramics Studio (Minor/Practical)

(First year): Foundation Course (Drawing, Drafting, Design, Sculpture, History of Arts & Crafts, History & Heritage

 

1997-1999: F.A. from Government College, Lahore.

Subjects: fine arts, mathematics, statistics

3. 1996: Matriculation from Divisional Public School and Intermediate College, Lahore.

Subjects: Science group

 

Academic Achievements

 

*Obtained academic distinction in the session of Communication Design in the National College of Arts, Lahore. My project was a promotion campaign for the PARC (Pakistan Agriculture Research Council) and dealt with Honey Bee-Keeping in Pakistan. The project was in fact a trust fostering campaign for PARC to create site-specific research, education and business at all levels. One of the aims of the PARC is to promote Honey Bee-Keeping and crop pollination through workshops, seminars etc. In my academic project, I was targeting young students and individuals interested in pursuing a career in the subject.

 

*I was also a short listed finalist for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship in the year 2004.

Interests in Communication Design and Art Motion Graphics.

 

 

 

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Experience & Expertise

 

Interests in Communication Design and Motion Graphics

 

I have keen interest in a wide variety of subjects in Communication Design and Motion Graphics.

 

Professional Graphic and Creative Design Experience

  • · Aug 1997-Aug 2007

Experience of creative illustrations and graphic design in an industrial as well as an academic environment. For example, I worked for“The Card Company” for the past 10 years (1997-2007) as a Art Director and an illustrator. I was involved in this Company since its inception, and along with my senior colleagues, involved in several stages of the arts, printing and manufacture and marketing phases of such an enterprise. The company specializes in greeting items.

  • · Jan 2003-Jan 2004

Worked as a Graphic Designer with “6th Sense Inc”. Sixth sense Inc. is a new media consultancy firm which operates on contractual basics, focusing on one point solutions to corporate clients, which can vary from advertising, digital media, print, product launches, event management or even advanced software solutions.

  • · Jan 2004 till Date

Producing Artwork/Design/Illustration for field hockey with the brand name “Rage” with Broialas Enterprises, Sialkot, as a Design Consultant.

www.ragehockey.biz

  • · Sep 2004

Worked as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator for “Phuchees Cards” in the UK.

  • · Jan 2005-Aug 2005

Design Consultant for Architectural Firm Al-Imam enterprise.

www.alimam.biz

  • · Aug2005-Aug 2006

Worked as a part time Graphic and Multimedia Designer at Techlogix, Lahore which is an international software house.

www.techlogix.com

  • Jan 2005-Dec 2007

Creative Director at “RainForest Creatives” self owned Freelance company providing core solutions in Graphic Design, Corporate ID, Illustration, Photography, Space Design, Animation 2D, Character Development, Television commercials, Story boards, Web Design, Desktop and Web Applications, User Interfaces, Interactive media, Motion Graphics & creative consultancy.

www.rainforest-creatives.com

  • Jan- June 2008

Visiting Lecturer (foundation Year) at Beconhouse National University (School of Visual Arts). Teaching Tools & Techniques of 2D Animation using Flash MX.

www.bnu.edu.pk

  • Present Dec2007-till Date

Creative Coordinator at Television Media Network (Express News Urdu & Express 24x7 English).

Job Responsibilities:

I cover graphic presentations as a Team Lead. My key responsibilities are to go through all these different mediums as a Creative QA. Currently different mediums used in our news presentations of English 24/7 & Express News Urdu is as follows:

  • Panoramic walls Static (Daily rundown)
  • Panoramic walls animated
  • 2D packages-Motion Graphics
  • 2D Slides-Stills
  • Overlays (Based on news content & General Global issues)
  • Virtual sets for News Bulletin(Main News Set, Sports,Entertainment, Business &Weather)
  • Virtual Shows/Programs-Artwork & Virtual elements
  • Full Screen Graphics
  • Bloomberg
  • Shoulder Graphics
  • 3D animation concepts
  • Story boarding
  • UV Texturing for 3D models.
  • Curious maps(maps for transmission)

www.expressnews.tv

 

Practicing Tools/Software

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Corel Draw
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe After Effects

Knowledge of different Tools/Software

  • Cinema 4D
  • ·Curious Maps
  • Weatherscape

Media Advertisement Campaigns and Storyboard Drawings

Produced story board drawings for T.V. Commercials, of which the prominent ones are for: “The Nation”, “Nawai-e-Waqt”, “Snappies”, “Choco”, “Body Guard”, “Total”, “Foree Fone Telecommunications”, “Diamond Supreme Foam”, KFC food chain, Noori band(Meray Loug), TS developers etc. This includes animated drawings for the television commercial of “Total”, an automotive lubricants company.

Workshop Conducted

Workshop on “Film Making” at “The Discovery Centre” (a project of the Beaconhouse School System), in 2003.

 

Drama and MIME Performances

  • All Pakistan Drama Festival” held at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, in March 2000.

 

  • Participated in MIME shows held, for example, at the Pearl Continental Hotel, National College of Arts and Al-Hamrha Cultural Complex, Lahore.

Public Arts Awareness Exhibitions

  • Organized and participated in the exhibition for “Pakistan Association for Continuing Adult Education (PACADE), in the work titled, “Glow Up Now”,  in April 2002.

 

  • Joined as a participant in the organizing of artifacts, held at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, April 2002.

Musical Performances

  • · Performed in “The Youth festival, 2004” as a percussionist for the performance “Bilal ka Glass”.
  • · Performed in “The Performing Arts Festival” as a percussionist for the band “Rasa” in November 2000.
  • · Performed in “djuice youth competition 2010 ” as a percussionist for the band “Xarb” declared best band.

 

TV Acting Performances

  • Over fifty episodes of the sitcom, “Shashlick” aired on Pakistan Television (PTV  World).
  • Other serial plays for the Television, such as “College Jeans” and “Beauty Parlour” aired on Indus Vision and Channel 3.
  • Acted in three episodes of “Bhatti Ki Buss ho Gaye” aired on ARY-digital.
  • Acted & Produced Artwork for a long play“ Ajab Khani”.
  • Acted in “Dosti Aisa Natha” as a guest appearance, aired on Hum TV.

 

Filming Experience

  • Filmed Rob lilwall at Lahore for ‘Cycling home from Siberia’ aired on National Geographic adventure.

www.cyclinghomefromsiberia.com

Miscellaneous Awards and Achievements

1.            Winner of the “Independence Day Art Competition”, held at The “Avari Hotel”,                    Lahore in August 1996.

2.            Won 5th prize in Inter-collegiate Competition at “The American Centre” in April 1998, titled “Air and Water Pollution”.

 

3.            Participated in Inter-Collegiate Poster Competition organized by the “Rotary Club                of Lahore Garrison”, in May 1997.

4.            Secured third prize in the “Inter-Collegiate Recycling Competition”, held at the                 Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore in Nov 1998.

 

5.            Won first position in class exhibition at Government College, March 1998.

6.            Won consolation prize in class exhibition at Government College, March 1999.

Participated and organized an array of arts events including exhibitions, musical and theatre performances. These include, for example:

 

1.           “Eastern Music Society-Alumni 2000” at National College of Arts,                                      Lahore.(“Eastern Musical Society” involves only eastern instruments and                          allparticipants follow eastern rules of music.)

2.            “Summer Fashion Show Animation 2001” at National College of Arts,Lahore.

3.            “Annual Animation of Mime 2001” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

4.            “Annual Art Director of Mime 2001” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

5.            “Eastern Music Society 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

6.            “Eastern Summer 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore

7.            “Eastern Annual 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

8.            “Eastern Convocation 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

9.            “Western Annual 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

10.            “Art Director of Mime in Summer2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

11.            “Eastern Music Society-Alumni 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

12.            “Fashion Show Photography in Summer 2002” at National College of Arts,                          Lahore.

13.            “Musical Performance in Summer 2002” at National College of Arts,Lahore.

14.            “Animation in Summer 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

15.            “Annual Nautankyee Lights 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

16.            “Annual Nautankyee Slides 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

17.            “Eastern Annual 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore

18.            “Annual Street Play, Make up 2002” at National College of Arts, Lahore

19.            “Alumni of Mime 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

20.            “Annual Mime 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore.

21.            “Basant Decoration Festival in Summer 2000” at National College of Arts,                          Lahore.

22.            “Eastern Annual 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore

23.            “Eastern Summer 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore

24.            “Eastern Alumni 2000” at National College of Arts, Lahore

Sports

25             "Annual Sports Festival in Cricket and Football 2001" at National College of                        Arts, Lahore.

26.            "Annual Sports Festival in Cricket and Football 2002" at National College of                        Arts, Lahore

27.            "Annual Sports Festival in Summer 2002" at National College of Arts, Lahore.

28.            " Sports Festival of Cricket and Football in Summer 2003" at National College                    of Arts, Lahore

29.            "Annual Sports Festival of Football 2000" at National College of Arts, Lahore.

30.        Winner inter house tournament in Football and Hockey 1996-97 at Divisional                     Public School in Class 9th.

31.       Winner inter house tournament in Football and Hockey 1996-97 at Divisional Public            School in Class 10th.

 

Other Interests

Traditional 2D cell Animation, Motion Graphics, Traveling, photography, study of wildlife with my camera.

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