Graphic Designer and Adjunct Faculty Member
I am an adjunct faculty at the undergrad Media Sciences Department at SZABIST Karachi. I taught:
Fall 2015: "Concepts of Design"
Spring 2015, "Design Practices 1"
Fall 2014, "Digital Design and Publishing"
Spring 2010: "Publication Design"
Fall 2009: "Graphic Design", "Image Design"
Head of Department, School of Arts and Design
I joined KITE in December 2014 as their founding Head of Department for their School of Art and Architecture, launching their their 4-year B.Des Bachelors in Design (Communication Design, Industrial Design, Textile Design, Interior Design and Media Arts) undergrad design degree, chartered by the Sindh HEC (Government of Pakistan). I taught courses, hired and managed faculty and oversaw student progression. I created their design curriculum, visit www.kite.edu.pk to view it.
some courses I taught there: User experience, History of Arts and Architecture 1 (3 credits), Computer Graphics 1 (2 credits), Computer Graphics 2 (3 credits), Entrepreneurship Seminar (3 credits), Film and Video 1 (3 credits), Digital Marketing (2 credits), User Experience Design (2 credits), Graphic Design 1 & 2, Communication Design studios and the Final Year Project.
- June 2019
Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication Design
I was the primary fulltime computer graphics faculty member at the Indus Valley School of Art &
Architecture at the departments of Communication Design, Fine Arts, Textile Design and in the
Apparel Design and Film & TV postgraduate diplomas. Through IVS, I was an institutional member of ICOGRADA-IDA International Council of Graphic Design Associations.
• Member, IVS Information Technology Committee
• Undergrad thesis project adviser for Communication Design, Fine Arts and Textile Design
• Taught workshop on Student Learning Disabilities for IVS Faculty members
• Supervised Colors Magazine design project at IVS by Prof. Shoaib Nabi, American Uni. of Sharjah
• Organized Pakistan’s first Industry/Academia Gaming and Animation Conference at IVS, 2011
• Panel Member on Arts Arena Career Guidance show by Aga Khan Education Service, Oct 2011
• Jury Member - 6th International Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, Toyota Indus Motors, Feb 2012
• Represented IVS and won the World Bank mLab South Asia $380K bid along with Pakistan Software Export Board, NCA and UET, 2012
- August 2012
During my work at Landscape Pakistan, I supervised a team of designers and created their visual identity for social media, websites, presentations, user experience, usability, e-commerce websites as well as their 2015 product and services printed catalogs.
- December 2014