Kushaan Chavda
3D Artist                                                    New York, NY
Animation and Production Skills
Independent Portfolio Development                                                                                        May 2019 – Present
3D Portfolio Development, California College of the Arts, Oakland CA                        Aug 2018 – May 2019
Created and textured 3D character models and original 2D concept art
“Static”, student film, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA                                 Jan 2018 – May 2018
Directed and produced short animated film
“Lost in Transit”, student film, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA                 Aug 2017 – Dec 2017
Co-directed and created all 3D character and environment assets for animated short
Education
On-Campus Diploma Program, Think Tank Training Centre                                                      Sept 2020 - Present
Individual Courses, Gnomon School of VFX, Hollywood, CA                                                    Oct 2019 - Mar 2020
B.F.A. Animation, California College of the Arts, with distinction                                             Aug 2015 -  May 2019
International Baccalaureate Diploma, NIST International School                                              Aug 2013 - May 2015
Skills
 Skills:  character and prop modeling, texturing, lighting, shading, rigging, animation, anatomy, drawing
Honours and Awards
3D animation curated for “3D Modeling & Animation in Maya” online course, Kadenze                           Fall 2016
International Creative Achievement Award, California College of the Arts                                                  Fall 2015