Methodical, organized and detail oriented.
Good trainer, able to explain complex subjects from the ground up.
Proficient at developing visual communication materials, including graphic design, branding and visual identity.
Excellent at leveraging technology to streamline productivity.
Leeward Community College | Pearl City, HI
Instructor, 8/2014 – Present
Teaching AS students in the Digital Media Program.
Serving on the Curriculum Committee.
Lecturer, 1/2014 – 5/2014
Taught Character Animation to AS students in the Digital Media Program.
Freelance Designer, 2006 – Present
Designed print and web media on a freelance basis for various clients, using Adobe CS/HTML/CSS/Wordpress.
The Art Institute of Washington | Arlington, VA
Full Time Faculty, 04/2006 – 12/2011
Taught BFA students in the Media Arts & Animation program.
Managed several student team projects, resulting in the delivery of high-quality animated shorts or computer games on schedule.
Assisted in curriculum development, advised students on their senior projects, and sat on two institute committees.
Chaired the annual film/animation festival from 2007–2009.
Interim Full Time Faculty, 10/2005 – 03/2006
Adjunct Faculty, 04/2005 – 09/2005
Freelance Animator, 2003 – 2011
Created digital art and animation on a freelance basis for various clients. Notable projects include:
Juno Baby Inc.
Created graphics and animations based on classical music for a series of award-winning educational DVDs. Also edited DV footage and composited it against CG backgrounds.
Campaigns: Lucky Charms cereal, Charter cable Video-on-demand, WMS Jackpot casino animations, and others.
Campaigns: Cartoon Network/Toonami Hummer giveaway,
Print Poster for Tony Hawk: Under Ground 2.
Modeled, rigged and animated characters based on the company’s toys for a point-of-sale promotional DVD.
Master of Fine Arts, Computer Animation
Rochester Institute of Technology, 2001– 2004
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer
University of Mumbai, 1995 – 1999
Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.)
D.G. Ruparel College of Science, 1993 – 1995
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office Suite
Final Cut Pro
Healing, Photography, Nature.
Making the world a better place.