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Ardi Alemi

4B, 82 Wakefield St
Auckland 1010,
New Zealand
Phone: 0210608345
himself@ardeshir-alemi.com
http://www.ardeshir-alemi.com

Objective
My professional aim is to work with other passionate people to produce compelling content for a variety of media
platforms. I am committed to taking advantage of every opportunity to develop my skills and become a valuable
member of a creative team.

Education

2004
Master of Science - Computer animation
University of Westminster
London/UK

2000
Bachelor of Arts - Graphic design
Azad Art and Architecture University
Tehran/IRAN

Skill Summary

Computer Skills: Adobe Creative Suite, Apple shake & Final cut Pro, Autodesk 3D studio max, Soft Image XSI,
Corel Painter, Corel Draw, Red giant Magic bullet

Employment History

O’KAI gallery, Auckland NEW ZEALAND


Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Dec 2010
Position/Title: Photographer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: I was responsible for photographing the paintings and art works as well as
teaching the gallery staff how to take photos from paintings and artworks. I was also responsible for enhancing those
photos in Photoshop and also teach the staff how to do so and how to prepare images for their website. It was my
first job in Auckland. The photos I took were used in O’kai web sites. Based on the end of the lease of that gallery
they are going to sell their painting over the internet only from 2011. I got the chance to learn about south pacific art
and culture for a brief period.

PIXSARA, Perth AUSTRALIA


Start Date: Jun 2010
End Date: Aug 2010
Position/Title: real estate photographer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: I was responsible for driving to different locations and to take photos that best
describe the properties and even bigger and better, and I was also responsible for enhancing those photos in
Photoshop. It was the first time working out of my own country and was a good challenge for me. The photos I took
were used in several real estate agency web sites and my employer was happy with my work.
Aryan Advertising Co., Tehran
Start Date: Apr 2005
End Date: Feb 2010
Position/Title: Motion graphic designer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: I was responsible for motion graphics and sometimes film editing. I designed
main titles for TV programs and films, using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After effects. I was also responsible
for editing short documentary films. During this time I managed to edit fifteen documentary films, designed main
and ending titles for two feature films, three Tele film, and four television programs.

Farabar Electronic Publishing, Tehran


Start Date: Jun 2001
End Date: Aug 2002
Position/Title: Motion designer/ Animator
Responsibilities/ Achievements: My responsibilities were designing motion graphics and animations for
multimedia CD and web pages & making introduction pages with flash animations for web sites. I was able to
design twenty web intro pages as three multimedia CDs.

Saba Animation Studio


Start Date: Feb 1998
End Date: Jun 1998
Position/Title: Animator
Responsibilities/ Achievements: Animator for a ten minutes traditional Cell animation series. The project was
called “The paintings”. Key framing, twining, ink and coloring scenes were my duties.
We finished this project in three months (excluding the fifteen days national holidays).

Lecturing History

Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran


Start Date: Sep 2005
End Date: Sep 2008
Position/Title: Visiting Lecturer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: T.M.U is one of the high ranking universities in Tehran, IRAN. I've been teaching
Courses such as Digital Photography, Animation Production and Composition.
The classes included Photoshop, Premier and After Effects lessons. As I was running the class in a new and up to
date fashion, I had a very good feedback from my students.

Elm O Farhang University, Tehran


Start Date: Sep 2005
End Date: Jun 2007
Position/Title: Visiting lecturer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: Computer graphics work shops. Animation classes (foundation level for graphic
design students). I was also teaching Graphic design courses. During which I had to teach Photoshop and Corel draw
to my Students. I also had a very positive feedback from my students here.

Elmi Karbordi University, Tehran


Start Date: Sep 2005
End Date: Jun 2007
Position/Title: Visiting lecturer
Responsibilities/ Achievements: Introduction to Special and Visual effects course. (Film making students) I was
also teaching Computer animation course (introduction to 3D studio max) and Illustration course. I was invited to
two more campus after teaching the first semester

Professional Memberships
ICOGRADA, the International Council of Graphic Design Associations
ASIFA, Association Internationale du Film d'Animation SIP, Society of Iranian photographers
Languages
Persian (Native)
English (Fluent)
Spanish (basic)

Interests
Films, Computer games, Sailing, Ski, Tennis, Walking, Music
Please visit my website to see sample of my works at: http://www.ardeshir-alemi.com/