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ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

LECTURER UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BAHRAIN

KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

15TH SEP, 2013 - PRESENT

 

I am teaching University College of Bahrain’s Bachelors in Multimedia Courses, the courses assigned to me are Multimedia Production, Kinetic Typography, 3D modeling and Animation, Web Design, Interactive Animation, Visual Effects, Film Making, Multimedia Tools, History of Digital Media, Visual Culture, Digital Photography. My main duties as a senior a senior lecturer is to: Conduct college or university courses for undergraduate or graduate students, to teach one or more subjects, like multimedia, digital media, video production, interactive media, within prescribed curriculum. To prepare and delivers lectures to students, to compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. To stimulate class discussions, to Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to other teaching staff. To direct research of other teachers or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees. To conduct research in particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals. To perform related duties, like advising students on academic, vocational curricular, and act as an adviser to student organizations. To serve on faculty committee providing professional consulting services to government-industry.

LECTURER NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

1ST OCT, 2006 - 31ST AUG, 2013

 

I taught NYIT’s computer graphics major courses, multimedia and computer science courses, these courses included visual effects, motion graphics, web design, cartoon animation, CD/DVD authoring, print design, three dimensions traditional art, and 3D modeling and animation. My main duties as a lecturer were, to prepare and deliver lectures regarding subjects as mentioned above to the students. To attend meetings, conferences, and seminars organized by the department and faculty heads. To deliver the practical demonstrations to the students regarding assessment. To evaluate, and to perform project planning and design in the subjects as mentioned above. To develop and revise curriculum and academic structure, to set up, conduct and assess the regular class tests regarding subjects as mentioned above. Furthermore, I was also responsible for making results of these class tests, to participate in researches and consultancy in a particular field of knowledge. To help the internal examiner in making an internal assessment of the subjects for final exams. To advise students on academic and related topic. To serve faculty and other committees as the member of the board for the subjects as mentioned above. To conduct class discussions, to brainstorm, and to organize and compile bibliographies of specialized materials for reading assignments.

ABOUT ME

KEYWORDS

3D Modelling, Academic, Arts, Computer Graphics, Creativity, Filmmaking, Motion Graphics, Multimedia, Photography, Print Design, University, Visual Effects, Vocational Institute, Web Design.

My name is Zeeshan Jawed Shah, and I am a Multimedia, Filmmaking, and Arts teacher. I am also a Creative Director, Photographer, Painter, Sculptor, Graphic Designer, 3D Modeller, Animator, Film Maker, Web Designer, and Visual Effects Artist. Currently, I am teaching as a Senior Lecturer at University College of Bahrain in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and previously I taught at New York Institute of Technology Bahrain Campus. I have learned that the most successful designs stem from the best collaborations, ranging anywhere from clients to CEOs, Creative Directors to Developers, and Designers to Human Resources. I want to thank everyone who has shared their ideas and knowledge along the way. My CV represents my Academic and Commercial experience, my researches, publications, and my recent Academic and Commercial Projects.

 

My objective is a full-time faculty position at a reputable University or Vocational Institute in the areas of Fine Arts and Computer Graphics. I also seek a position as a Creative Director, CG Head, Character Modeller, Digital Media/New Media Director in a smart, energetic Graphic Design Agency, Film Studio or Advertising Agency.

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS

3D Modelling and Animations

Visual and Special Effects in Films/Movies

Aesthetics of Industrial Design

Digital Motion Pictures/Films

Typography in Digital Arts

Computer Generated Imagery (CGI)

Virtual Reality & Multimedia Technologies

Machine Learning in Creative Technology

CREATIVE & RESEARCH PROJECTS

Introduced a Visual Effects Movie courses, and produced a one-hour feature film as a class project, the idea of making the movie was to teach students how film production and development works, students worked on post-production, visual effects, linear editing, audio dubbing, and finally released the movie.

Read more about the film at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1869616

Watch the film at https://youtu.be/pW8dT5YyIUY

 

For the first time in a history of NYIT-Bahrain, I led ten undergraduate students in the production of a full-length film “Gilgamesh Pearl,” which premiered at Saar Cinema Complex in Manama-Bahrain on Feb 26th. The filmmaking team donated proceeds from the feature to support My Charity Water, an organization that helps in building water wells in African villages.

Read more about the film at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1856698/

Watch the film at https://youtu.be/8r8u-IoUbOw

 

Released NYIT’s 3rd Movie, the movie was called “Silveraven” and was released in Seef Megaplex on 12th of May over 600 Viewers saw the movie, the aim of this film project was to teach students to work on visual effects, editing and 3D integration. The movie was based on high-end visual effects and 3D animation. Students used to work for the first time on ipi software, and also 3D motion capture devices with chroma screen.

Read more about the film at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2363385

Watch the film at https://youtu.be/8r8u-IoUbOw

 

Worked with students in NYIT’s 4th Film Project, which released in Nov 2013, the movie raised charity and was screened in Bahrain’s many cinemas.

For more details visit the movie’s Wikipedia website at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sands

Watch the film at https://youtu.be/EoMt35ySa1k

 

CO-Produced Turkish feature drama film in 2015, which was shot entirely in Istanbul.

For more information visit IMDB page at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5016990/

For more details visit the movie’s Wikipedia website at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bits_of_What_I_Have

Watch the film at https://vimeo.com/147686952 (Password: bowih@2015)

 

Organized six Multimedia Video Showcases with students at UCB, the showcase screened different film projects produced by students of UCB. Along with the showcase, I also held Multimedia Exhibition with UCB Students exhibited multimedia projects based on latest creative technology.

These showcases can be view at https://www.youtube.com/user/venomx79/videos

 

Currently, I am researching on photography, which is based on suspension of disbelief, which is the painterly or surreal style of photography, this will open more doors for photographers and artists, and in future with the combination of artists and photographers the result will be more creative and outstanding. Apart from this, I am also researching on Virtual Reality applications including the concept of VR Cinema.

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH THESIS

Preserving Sufi Poetry through Visual Arts

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_221.pdf

 

E3 Project: An Innovative Way to Raise Charity

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_223.pdf

 

Encrypted Cloud Based Multimedia Design

http://www.aimoc.org/AIMoC16TechnicalProgram.php

 

Digitizing Traditional Filmmaking Process

http://ijcsbi.org/index.php/ijcsbi/article/view/625/167

 

Introducing Anthology Film Project

Research Thesis available upon request

 

Next Generation of VR Based Entertainment

Research Thesis available upon request

 

Tech Inv of Smart Mirror Visualizes Weigh Lost

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_264.pdf

 

A Study of Evolving the Camera

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_265.pdf

 

Use of Tangible Holograms in Education & Comm

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_271.pdf

 

Life Watch: A Study

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_271.pdf

 

Virtual Reality Cinema: A Study

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_276.pdf

 

A Study of Home Automation

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_271.pdf

 

Digital Screen: A Study

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_271.pdf

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

3rd International Conference on

Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing 2016, ISBN: 9788173719882

 

International Journal of Computer Science & Business Info

E-ISSN: 1697-2108, ISSN: 1694-2507

 

University College of Bahrain Multimedia Department

 

 

University College of Bahrain Multimedia Department

 


International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

 

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138

NEWS & PRESS

EDUCATION & DESIGN INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

MEDIA MANAGER

ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS

SAUDI ARABIA, AL KHOBAR

SEP 2004 – OCT 2006

 

Worked as a manager for the multimedia, graphics, and new media department providing services like, simulation for products via 3D animation, multimedia – presentation, CD authoring, Kiosk designs, Videos, Audios, 2D and 3D graphics, Electronic media, print media, and advertisement. Also supervising 3D developers, web/graphics designers, instructional designers (e-manual for products), creative/art directors and guiding them in the field of media and art. Followed web standards, interface designing, developing interactive training CDs for many companies. Also proposed a multimedia CD for Al Dawaa pharmacies (based in Eastern Province – KSA), this task includes lingo language, 2D Graphics, Video Streaming. Developed media based solutions for the Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Eastern Province, and Saudi Mega Products Conference. Developed an Online Student System for Al – Majd School (that is under development). Developed training CDs for novice graphics and web design users.

IT LAB INSTRUCTOR & WEB DESIGNER IQRA UNIVERSITY

PAKISTAN, KARACHI

JUL 1999 - FEB 2001

 

Responsible for corporate level World Wide Web site design and implementation. Fully versed in all levels of HTML coding including interactive forms, advanced page layouts, and data manipulation. Experience with CD authoring. Involved with CD tutorials and instructional designs for students for beginner level, and advance level students. Also Taught websites and multimedia university courses for bachelor levels and diploma levels. Arranged computer lab practices and professional projects for students to get a complete practice experience and exposure.

GRAPHICS LAB INSTRUCTOR

IQRA UNIVERSITY

PAKISTAN, KARACHI

MAR 2001 - SEP 2004

 

Worked on the instructional design of Virtual University Pakistan, (http://www.vu.edu.pk) with the academic team of the e-learning experts of VU IT department. Initially worked in improving web layouts (HTML, Dream Weaver, PhotoShop.) Moreover, lead the team for developing Online Student Information Systems, this website is for the students of Asian Management Institute (I used Microsoft ASP, Dream Weaver, Flash, Adobe PhotoShop, SQL, JavaScript) for the analysis and solutions of their progress and classes. After few months a web based project was assigned to Association of Private Universities, the project includes universities, colleges, libraries, school and jobs searching in Pakistan, with latest tutorials and many more other significant data, the project was completed in two months. Also developed Pakistan music encyclopedia and Iqra University Interactive Prospectus (I used Director MX, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects), these projects were based on CD authoring. WAP based portals were also included in developed projects list (WML, WML Script, JavaScript, ASP). A unique project assigned was to direct video and song for Pakistan’s upcoming rock band Garaj (3D studio max, Acid Planet, Fruity loops, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier) the project was completed in four months with the graphic designer’s team. Developed online 3D products and product visualization for Pakistan Piped Industry (3D Studio Max, Cult 3D, Macromedia FireWorks MX, Flash MX, ASP, SQL, HTML).

ADJUNCT FACULTY

UNIVERSITY OF BAHRAIN

BAHRAIN, SAKHIR

SEP 2015 – Present

 

Teaching course in University of Bahrain as an adjunct faculty and evaluating students and conducting student conferences; developing lectures, conducting seminars and serving other administrative rules within the department.

My main Duties and Responsibilities are to: Create, distribute, and review the course syllabus. Utilize a variety of instructional strategies in order to engage students, including cooperative and experiential learning. Meeting with academic department chair to develop courseware and curriculum. Present prepared materials and supervise organized activities. Evaluate student performance promptly and accurately based on departmental rubrics. Coordinate with the college or university bookstore in order to ensure class material availability. Maintain records of student attendance, involvement, and progress. Teach assigned class material in accordance with learning objectives that are developed by the department. Communicate with students outside of class to provide supplementary instruction, when necessary. Participate in faculty meetings involving departmental updates. Serve on faculty panels. Make copies of supplementary materials for distribution in class Survey students in order to obtain information about their wants and needs in certain courses.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION PROFILE

MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE IQRA UNIVERSITY KARACHI, PK

April 1, 2003

 

Field of specialization: Multimedia

GPA 3.81 (out of 4.0)

• “Gold Medal Nominee – For 2nd Highest G.P.A (3.81)”, Iqra University

• Awarded as “Designer of The 2003”, St. Joseph College Student’s Week

• Awarded as “Present For The Future 2002”, Iqra University

 

BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE IQRA UNIVERSITY KARACHI, PK

April 1, 2002

 

GPA 2.93 (out of 4.0)

• Certification by Brain Bench for Flash Designer, 2000, United States of America

• Featured in Brain Bits Magazine, 2001 (Pakistan)

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Software Skills

 

3D modelling, 3D lighting, 3D animations, Visual Communications, Photography, Storyboard writing, Video Editing, Digital Sculpting (Z-Brush), Sound Engineering.

 

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, Adobe Image Ready, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop.

 

Macromedia Director MX, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Dream Weaver, Macromedia FireWorks. Adobe Muse, Adobe Edge Animate, Adobe Reflow.

 

Meta Creations Bryce 3D, Meta Creations Carrera, Corel Draw, Cycore Cult 3D, Swift 3D.

 

Online database handling with SQL queries and implementing web standards, Unity, Unreal.

 

HTML5, HTML, ASP, XML, WML, WML Script, Java Script, Front Page, SQL (queries web development levels.), Virtual Reality Applications, Augmented Reality Applications.

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More than 08 years

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