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-------------------------Highlights of Qualifications--------------------------

·       Independently developed a minute-long hand-drawn animation, called Storm.

·       Currently enrolled in Bachelor of Animation at Sheridan College (Second Year)

·       Fluent in English,  Urdu and Gujarati, beginner French       

·       Creating artwork for Fine Art exhibiting and working on a second short animation script

·       Attentive to Detail, Eager to Learn, Creative Problem Solver and Positive

·       Received the Sadequain Scholarship, Centre for Advanced Studies, C.A.S., 2010

---------------------------------Technical Skills-----------------------------------

Adobe Suite, namely, Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere      |      Toonboom Storyboard Pro and Harmony

Windows & Mac OS X    |    Google Drive    |    Final Cut Pro    




  2017 – 2021                  ~   Bachelor of Animation                                              

                                         Sheridan College, Oakville, ON


2013 – 2017                    ~   Drawing and Painting

                                          OCAD University, Toronto, ON


2015 - 2016                     ~   Florence Study Abroad Program

                                          3rd Year, OCAD University, Toronto, ON


2013                               ~   Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for GCE A Level Art & Design, Certificate

                                           Nixor College, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Jan 2018 – Present         ~   STAR, Student Admissions Representative

                                            Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

·       Leading campus tours to a variety of audiences, including High School and ESL students, for general

        college tours, animation department tours and Fall/Winter Open House tours, resulting in better

        team-building and leadership skills.

·       Calling prospective and accepted students as a Sheridan Call Center volunteer, and congratulating

        them on offer(s) of admission and inviting to Open House resulted in better communication skills.


Jan 2015 – August 2015   ~   Assistant Administrator and Teacher

                                            Winged Canvas, Markham, ON

·        Initiated, facilitated, and moderated classroom projects and discussions, resulting in enriched learning experience

·       Maintained accurate and complete student records, reports and activities, resulting in better understanding of each          

        student’s personal and subject related growth

















Le Chateau, Toronto, ON

·       Archived & replenished all store merchandise. Greeted customers and catered to each customer wants and needs, resulting in personal growth in dealing, interacting and problem-solving with people







Seasonal: Winter 2014

Four-week Internship Program

Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

·       Assisted teachers for English, math and art classes, resulting in an understanding of a teacher’s job