Ayan Sengupta

Freelance Animator & Graphic Designer

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Location:Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ayansengupta
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SUMMARY OF SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Specific Skill Sets
• Visual Development and Layout
• Advanced understanding of Cinematography and Storyboarding
• Skilled at Painting | Traditional and Digital.
o Adept in | Adobe Suite (Advanced After Effects). Autodesk Maya (Modeling and Animating). Final Cut Pro.
• Experience in live action films | Directing. Lighting. Editing.
• Experience | Clay modeling. Craft Design. Sand Animation.
• Knowledgeable at various forms of traditional Indian Folk Art such as Rangoli, Madhubani, Warli, Mural Design, etc.
• Experience in amateur photography.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Motion Graphics / Caricature Artist (Sheridan College) July – Aug 2011
• Creating a motion graphics animation video for the “Welcome Back” Ceremony.

Fables for Japan (Currently under publishing) June - July 2011
• Volunteer illustrations for Japanese Haiku’s for the charity anthology book to raise money for Japan and the Red Cross.

Volunteer Guest Speaker, T.L. Kennedy High School 1 June 2011-16 June2011
• Lecture on Animation / Illustration business production in Grade 11, Marketing Class.

ZINK Animation Studio, Toronto (Internship) June 2010 – August 2010
• Designer. Board artist. Compositor. Matte Painter on projects involving TV channels such as BRAVO, History, Space and UTV Motion pictures.

Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Peer Tutor in Life Drawing September, 2007- 2011
• Tutoring Life drawing to art fundamentals, 1st year and 2nd year animation students.
• Tutoring Painting and Character Design to 1st Year animation students.
• Professional portfolio guidance to art fundamental students.

Assist in Student Short Films
• 4th year short film by Matthew Lao, 2009. Helped with secondary animation.
• 4th year short film by Dan Ye, 2009. Help Scanning and Clean up.
• “Fresh Eggs” short film by Vadim Bazanhov, 2008. Help scanning and coloring.
• “Amor Fati” short film by Sub Lee, 2008. Help secondary animation, painting cells.


Software Tutor - Digital Workstation, Baroda, Gujarat, India. May 2006 - July 2006

• Tutoring students on how to use Adobe premiere, Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Flash.

Freelance Illustrator 2008 – Present

• Designed marketing promo materials for studios, illustrated portraits, as well as painted concept sketches for personal contracts.

McDonald’s Corporation July 2007 - August 2007

EDUCATION

SHERIDAN COLLEGE
Bachelor of Applied Arts: Animation
Oakville, Ontario, Canada 2007- 2011

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY
Film and Digital Filmmaking Workshop
New York, US.
8 weeks From: July 2009 to: August 2009

SHERIDAN COLLEGE
Art Fundamentals (Animation)
Oakville, Ontario, Canada 2006-07

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
Graduate Diploma Program in Design, 1st year
Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India 2005-06

ACHIEVEMENTS

• Represented west zone at National Balshree Award (Creative Arts category) organized by Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, India. 2003

• Participated in International Quality Circle Convention, Lucknow, India. Jan 2004

• Awarded 1st prize in ‘Quest-Milestone in Science’ (Science Project) organized by Indian Express, A national Indian daily. 1999

Reference available upon request
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Animation
Graphic Design