Furqan Qidwai, 3D Animator, Commercial & video Director, Geologist, industrial Animator, Multimedia artist & Graphics Designer.

Work Samples

  • 3D Images

  • Industrial Design

  • Motion Graphics

Work History

Furqan Qidwai ART SKILLS: 3D Animator, Oil & Gas Animations designer, Virtual Set designer, Commercial & video Director, Geologist, Industrial Animator, Technical animator, Multimedia artist etc.. Email: furqansf@yahoo.com Portfolio Links http://vimeo.com/user2746901/videos/page:1/sort:newest & http://www.coroflot.com/furqanqidwai :: EXPERIENCE :: 3D Animator and Industrial Designer 2012–till Saudi Aramco Oil company, Saudi Arabia www.saudiaramco.com -Creating 3D animations for documentaries, Training Animations & contents for advertising etc. Head of Graphics 2007–2012 QTV - ARY Digital TV Network, Pakistan www.arydigital.tv -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, packaging, concepts,Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Promos, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the creative department. Head of Graphics 2006–2007 One World TV channel - Nick - HBO - VH1 , UAE www.arydigital.tv (For short period) -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, concepts, Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Promos,Program Titles, Improve Channel Look And look after the creative department. Head of Graphics 2005–2006 TVONE, Pakistan www.tvoneglobal.com -Well-known Pakistani TV Channel Responsible for TV Channel Branding, Packaging, Channel Idents,TV Commercials, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the Visual department. Head of the Visual Creative division 2004–2005 Media masters (Pvt.) Ltd., Pakistan - Production House Responsible for ideas, animation 3D-2D, and TV commercials, Music videos (FX), Pack shots, Motion graphics for various TV Programs. Lead Animator [In-charge Animation Department] 2001–2004 ARY Digital TV Network , Pakistan www.arydigital.tv -England and Dubai Based Series of TV Channels Responsible for TV Channel Branding, Channel Idents, TV Commercials, Program Titles, Improve Channel Look and look after the Visual department. 3D Animator & Compositor 2000–2001 Ad group (Pvt) Ltd., Pakistan www.adgroup.com.pk Advertising Agency and Production House Responsible for creating TV Commercials, Pack shot, Compositing,Video Songs, 3D modeling for TV commercials. Training Executive 2000–2000 Arena Multimedia, Pakistan www.arena-pakistan.com -Affiliated with APTECH USA ,Responsible for training of Animation Software Manager Animation Department , Pakistan 1999–2000 Mirsoft.Net Inc -American Gaming Company Responsible for Creating Game Contents like Background, Title, F|X Associate CG Animator & Compositor, Pakistan 1999–1999 Hi-vision -Former NTM TV Channel Responsible for Creating TV commercials, 3D modeling various packs including animation and F|X on. Geological software user 1998–1999 ESTC, Pakistan -Civil Engineering and geological Firm Responsible for Creating walk through for Civil Engineering Projects. :: SOFTWARE SKILLS :: • GRAPHIC SOFTWARE |- Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Coral Draw, Macromedia Director and Painter skills -Can create graphics- Stationary – Logo type – cooperate artwork for company – Graphics for TV channels - Textures for 3D models – Broadcast designs – Presentations – Interactive CD –Companies Interactive Portfolios. • ANIMATION SOFTWARE |- Autodesk 3D StudioMax, Bryce, Poser, Illusion, Maya (intermediate level), Elastic Reality skills -Can create any type of 3D Model (Industrial – vehicles – Engineering- Products) – Liquids – Logo animation (3D and 2D) – Broadcast Animation – Channel Branding, IDZ, Motion graphics- Channel Fillers - Morphing – Dynamics – Particles – Advance Lighting – 2D Modeling - Curve Editor – Advance Material Editor – 3D Modeling (Nurbs – Patch – Editable Poly and Mesh) – Control over Space Warp and Modifiers • EDITING SOFTWARE |- Adobe Premier and sony Vegas skills -Can edit TV Commercials - Talk shows - Promos – Show reel – Edit sound – Create sound F|X for animation • COMPOSITING SOFTWARE |- Adobe Aftereffects skills -Can create Logo animation (3D and 2D) – Broadcast Animation – Channel Branding, IDZ, Motion graphics – Color Correction (CC) – F|X on Music Videos – Matt Painting – Mixing of real and CG objects • LIQUID SIMULATION |- Realflow skills -Can create liquid splashes, softbody animation and other liquids. :: SUMMARY:: During several years in the field of Animation, I got an experiences which includes Broadcast animation, oil & gas graphics and technical animation, TV commercials, TV channel branding, TV programs Title Sequence, Graphics which includes Logo designing stationery designing etc. I also developed first Pakistani game "SOUL HUNTER" Although I m geologist, I did master in Petroleum from university of Karachi in 1998 I was forced to get that subject but I love graphics and animation. So I was started to learning graphics and animation by himself. During studies I have developed 3 software for geologist and for civil engineers, The software are: GEO WITH FUN! EARTH PRO VISION SOIL MECH97 PASSPORT STATUS: Valid till 2018 MARITAL STATUS: Married ACADEMIC RECORD: M.Sc. (Geology), University of Karachi (UOK) with First Division in Dec. 97 with Petroleum Geology, Geo-Physics, Engineering Geology. -ref. will be provided at the time of interview.

Education

  • University of Karachi

    • M.Sc. Geology
    • 1994 - 1997

Specialties

Awards

EARTH PRO VISION a Geological informative and 2D Animation software. 2.SOIL MECH97 it was basically designed for civil engineers & soil geologist. It suggest the specific soil is suitable or not for any desire project (high stories building, dam, road construction)

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