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I am a highly motivated professional artist with a solid track record of performance and results. Proven ability to cultivate strong customer relationships built on trust, exceptional service and responsiveness. Skilled at assessing client needs as well as recommending strategies that enhance efficiency. I am determined, well-motivated and able to work to strict deadlines. I am a very creative individual able to work on my own initiative or as part of a team.
3D GRAPHIC AND INTERIOR DESIGN ARTIST Nikita Innovations, Mumbai, India July 2009 to Current Head – 3D Design Dept. Roles: - Liaising with clients and developing animation from their concepts. - Creating storyboards that depict the script and narrative for Architectural Walkthroughs. - In charge of working with 3 technical teams: a. Modeling Dept. -in designing models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects and the animation environment. b. Texturing Dept. -in designing models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects and the animation environment. c. Lighting Dept. - in designing models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects and the animation environment. d. Recording dialogue and working with editors to composite the various layers of animation (backgrounds, special effects, characters and graphics) in order to produce the finished piece. - In charge of image and photo manipulation, retouching and art working. - Packages used for development are: - o 3d Studio Max o Mental Ray o V-Ray o Premiere o Photoshop Details of the Projects: - Custom designed more than 150 of high end International brands such as Matrix, Johnson, and Body Solid Gym Equipments for the company for usage in creating various Gym plans in 3D. - Kokilanben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital: - Conceptualized, Modeled, Textured and also did the Lighting and final Scene Rendering for the Hospital Rehab Centre for Staff Members of the Hospital in Mumbai. The Area covered for 8,000 sq. ft. It included Men’s Wet Area (Shower Room + Locker Area), Women’s Wet Area (Shower Room + Locker Area), a complete Multi Gym and also an Aerobics cum Yoga Room. - K. Raheja Group: - One of India’s largest Construction Companies, conceptualized, modeled and did the Lighting of the high end Gyms for K. Raheja’s Luxury Apartment Complexes in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. - Talwalakar’s Group: - India’s largest Health Recreation Centres, have Conceptualized, Modeled, Textured and also did the Lighting and final scene rendering of Nine of their Gyms in Mumbai alone and also re designed 5 of their existing centres in Pune and Chandigarh. - Snap Fitness Group: - The US based Gym Fitness Firm, recently entered the Indian Market opening their first gym in Bangalore. Conceptualized, Textured and also did the Lighting and final scene rendering for two of their Gyms in Bangalore. - Interior Designing of Homes: - Personally communicated on various home interior projects like Living Room Spaces, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Master Bedrooms and Kids Rooms for clients starting from visits to the actual site, taking measurements, developing the space in 3D, modeling, texturing and then lighting and final scene rendering of the same. - GM Switches: - A well-known switch brand in India, modeled and textured the Company’s new range of various sensor switches in 3D. - The American School, Mumbai: - Conceptualized, Modeled, Textured and also did the Lighting and final Scene Rendering for a Gym Setup for the American School, Mumbai. Creative Concepts, Bangalore, India March 2006 to August 2008 Head – Web and Graphic Designer Roles: - Designed and developed a fresh and funky web site, for a new start-up company. - Designed and developed new a Corporate Identity for Creative Concepts. - Designed business cards, leaflets, posters, letterheads and ads. - Web site development. - Packages used for development are: o Photoshop o Flash MX o Dreamweaver Details of the Projects: - Designed and developed new a Corporate Identity for Creative Concepts by creating a new logo for the company, designing its stationary, brochure (E-Brochure and Print) and also designing its website. - Foxjobs India Pvt Ltd: - A Bangalore based Job Search consulting firm, created the Company’s Logo and Front end website design. - Wipro Technologies: - India’s Largest IT giants, created 2 logos for their in house IT products. - Hunter Douglas India: - A well renowned International Brand in Window Fashions and Architectural Products, created the Company’s Brochure Design for the Flagship Store in Bangalore. - Breeze Holidays: - A Bangalore based Travel Company specializing in quality and tailor made holidays for the corporate sector, created the Company’s Logo and Brochure design. - R.K Developers: - A Bangalore based construction firm, created their complete brand Identity, starting from their Logo design, Stationary design, Brochure designs for their various upcoming construction projects and subsequent Press Ad releases. Rasterz Media Integrated, Bangalore, India November 2004 to January 2006 Senior Web and Graphic Designer Roles: - Designed and developed new a Corporate Identity for Rasterz Media Integrated. - Worked with clients (developing concepts, pitching ideas, etc.). - Develop creative designs including layout, color selection and/or illustrations for marketing collateral and other design projects. - Produced high-profile corporate communications, print advertisements, point of sale, coupons, and trade show graphics - Web site development. - Packages used for development are: o Photoshop o Flash MX o Dreamweaver Details of the Projects: - Designed and developed new a Corporate Identity for Rasterz Media Integrated by creating a new logo for the company, designing its stationary, brochure (E-Brochure and Print) and also designing its website. - Marco Polo Shirts: - South India’s famous Brand for Men’s shirts, created the front end design layout for Marco Polo’s Website. Also created Press Ad Campaign to promote their new range of shirts. - The Pizzeria: - A Pizza Eatery Franchise, having almost 80 outlets all over India, designed the new menu layout for its main restaurant in Bangalore. Also designed the Showcase Posters for the same. - Shiva Shankari Developers: - A Bangalore based construction firm, created their complete brand Identity, starting from their Logo design, Stationary design, Brochure designs for their various upcoming construction projects and subsequent Press Ad releases. - Carnation Chemicals Pvt. Ltd: - South India’s largest Domestic and Industrial Cleaner manufacturing Company, was responsible for the entire product range photo shoot for its subsequent Press Ad Campaign which was also designed by me. Also designed various labels for their upcoming product range. Magma Solutions, Hyderabad, India December 2002 to August 2004 Junior Web and Graphic Designer Roles: - Created graphic images for annual reports, proposals, brochures, advertisements, logos, presentations, newsletters and web applications. - Web site development. - Updated web page layouts. - Packages used for development are: o Photoshop o Flash MX o Dreamweaver Details of the Projects: - Designed and developed new a Corporate Identity for Magma Solutions by creating a new logo for the company, designing its stationary, brochure (E-Brochure) and also designing its website. - Vantel Technologies: -Based in Hyderabad, Vantel Technologies engages in the research, development, delivery, and maintenance of information technology and telecom solutions. Created the Company’s Stationary and Brochure Design. Remaining Job History, Various locations February 2008 to 2010 Freelance Work: - Twinlex Industries: - A Software Customization Company Based in the Silicon Valley in Central California. Re-created logo, letterhead, and templates. - Mizan: - Created for the Urban Muslim Magazine (MizantheMag) based out of Tallahassee, Florida. Created Logo, letterhead, and templates. - Abby Lighting: - Mumbai based Abby Lighting deals in manufacture and supply professional lighting systems to manufacturers and brand owners in the lighting industry. To showcase their entire product range, created various scenes in 3D depicting the various Lighting effects. A total of 21 scene renders were done and were showcased for the National Lighting Exhibition, held in Mumbai. - Anchor Switches: - One of India’s premier switch companies, created the Lettering “ATTRACTIVE” in 3D, depicting each letter in the form of a switch for their Ad Campaign, handled by Ogilvy & Mather, India. - Hindustan Petroleum’s Maxflame: - India Premier Oil and Petro Companies, created a new Logo for their Energy Saver Product, Maxflame in 2D and 3D, both. Also created the Product Box Pack for the same. - Interior Design for Mr. Rajashekharan Iyer: - Designed and created the interiors for Mr. Rajashekharan Iyer’s 1,200 sq ft. 2- BHK Home, in Mumbai. - Interior Design for Mr. Srinivas Thatavarthy: - Designed and created the interior for a Living room space for Mr. Srinivas Thatavarthy’s 2,500 sq ft. 3-BHK Home, in Hyderabad. SOFTWARE Applications: - Microsoft 0ffice 2000, 2003, 2007 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint - Corel Draw Versions 10.0, 11.0, 12.0 - Adobe Photoshop CS3, CS4 - Adobe Premiere CS3, CS4 - Adobe Flash CS4 - Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 - Autodesk 3D Max 2008, 2009 - Autodesk Mental Ray 2008, 2009 - Autodesk Combustion 2008 - Chaos Group V-Ray 1.50 for Autodesk 3D Max 2009 - Sony Sound Forge 8.0, 9.0 SKILLS - Hand Drawing - 3D Clay Modelling and Animating. EDUCATION - Mithibai College of Commerce, Mumbai, India- 2001-2002:T.Y B.Com (Third Year, Bachelor of Commerce) - UtpalShanghvi School, Mumbai, India- 1995-1996: S.S.C. PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES Available Upon Request