Summary

An astute professional with an overall experience of 8+ years, in Inventory Management, Project Planning & Execution, Operations Management. I have an experienced and successful background in Animation and VFX industries.

Credits

5/12 – 2/15

Production Coordinator (FX, CFX and Crowds Department) Penguins of Madagascar

DreamWorks Animation — Film (Theatrical) — Dreamworks Animation Details
5/12 – 2/15

- Successfully completed productions with budgets between $6-$80 million. - Supervised numerous departments and scheduled workflows for 50+ artists. - Established communication methods between office and on-set personnel. - Managed time delivery by setting people with tasks to aid the development of productions resulting in the turnaround time of work being reduced. - Spearheaded the creation and implementation of master schedules for productions improving efficiency throughout the project.

7/12 – 11/12

Production Coordinator (Lighting Department) Rise of the Guardians

DreamWorks Animation — Film (Theatrical) — DreamWorks Animation SKG
7/12 – 11/12
9/10 – 11/11

Production Coordinator (Technology Department) Life of Pi

Film (Theatrical) — 20th Century Fox Details
9/10 – 11/11

- Collaborated with department heads to develop schedules, logs and status reports. - Monitored and oversaw project deployment through to successful completion. - Coordinated with project coordinators for technical support requirements. - Supervised new staff by conducting training sessions, improving the quality of work the artists produced. - Managed in-house computer networks, data communication and telecommunications resulting in all computer-based work kept running smoothly.

6/08 – 9/08

Post Production Coordinator (FX Department) Land of the Lost

Film (Theatrical) — Rhythm & Hues
6/08 – 9/08
2/08 – 6/08

PreProduction Coordinator (Modeling and Pre-lighting Department) The Incredible Hulk

Film (Theatrical) — Rhythm & Hues Details
2/08 – 6/08

- Sourced and allocated hardware and personnel for productions to ensure departments were equipped and staffed. - Created financial presentations and reports to keep finances accounted for and accurate. - Scheduled deadlines for productions and generated man-days report so projects ran on time and staff hours were correctly allocated. - Hired and interviewed candidates for department and corporate positions ensuring the best candidate was hired. - Cooperated with global departments for recruitment needs so every department was fully staffed. - Utilized academic institutions and development societies within India to find talented contributors for the animation and VFX departments receiving services at a lower cost.

6/07 – 9/07

Production Coordinator (Animation Department) Alvin and the Chipmunks

Film (Theatrical) — Rhythm & Hues
6/07 – 9/07
12/06 – 5/07

PreProduction Coordinator (Modeling and Pre-lighting Department) The Golden Compass

Film (Theatrical) — Scholastic Media
12/06 – 5/07

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Education

Class of '06

Maya Academy

Diploma in Digital Design
Class of '05

Gujarat University

Bachelor in Arts
Class of '05

National Academy of Advanced Cinematics

Diploma in Digital Design

Skills

  • Analytical
  • Animation and VFX Production Pipeline
  • Budgeting
  • Cross-location communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Management
  • Mentoring
  • Planning
  • Scheduling