About Me

Having more than 20+ years of experience in creative fields such as Digital Media, Multimedia, e Learning, Communication, Animation and Technical writing. Successfully managed many national and international projects…

Managing Indian Digital team for Hitachi Vantara (HV), USA. Working closely with Hitachi Vantara (HV), USA client creative and Social media marketing team. Created and managing the product design, information architecture, writing standards for each process for team various activities, design specification, quality assurance, analyzing feedbacks. Holding review meeting to monitor the progress of the project as per schedule and ensuring timely completion and delivery of the project to the client.

On educational front, did MBA in Advertising and PR Management, PG Diploma in Advanced Integrated Communication Program from Xavier’s Mumbai, PG Diploma in Instructional Designing from Symbiosis Pune, PG Diploma in Multimedia from CDAC Pune, Project Management certification from IIT Delhi.

Expertise in Digital Content Creation, Project Management, Client Management, Digital Communication & New Media, Corporate videos and presentations, Motion graphics, Interactive 3D demos, SEO, SEM, Social Media and Content Marketing, Branding, Marketing Analytics, Visualization and storyboard development, Web/Mobile technologies, and hi-ended multimedia software’s with hands-on experience on international projects. Vast exposure to e Learning technologies, CBT, WBT, website development, Instructional Designing, and Technical/Content Writing.

Specialties: Adobe Creative Cloud (CC), Autodesk 3ds MAX, VRay, Motion Graphics, UX/UI designing, 2D/3D Modelling and Animations, Unity3d, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR), Lightwave 3D, 2D/3D Gaming, Video and Audio technologies, Flash, ActionScript, Flex, WebGL, VFX/SFX, Mobile/Web technologies i.e. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, OOPS; eLearning technologies, LMS, SCORM & AICC, Visualization, Storyboarding, Instructional Designing, Technical/Content writing, Web/Print Publishing, Logos/Graphics creations, Advertising campaign materials such as collaterals, banner ad, GIF animations and website development, Blogs, WordPress, CMS, Cartooning and Illustration…

Portfolio: www.suvratkotia.com
Follow me on Twitter: @suvratkotia

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Experience - 20+ years

From: June 2007 – Present
Title: Sr. Technical Lead – Creative/Digital Media
Location: Mumbai Area, India

  1. Managing Multimedia team(India) for Hitachi Vantara(USA), a client of Xoriant.
  2. Handling end to end management of multiple projects from conceptualization and visualization to technology mapping and final execution of projects.
  3. Responsible for development of hi-end video presentation, 3D models, and advanced interactive 3D demo/presentations and much more.
  4. Designing, developing and implementing the workflow program, presentation and handling different phases of multimedia development, based on the technical specifications.
  5. UX/UI designing and development, as well as visualization and creative inputs to client’s visual designing team.
  6. Holding review meeting to monitor the progress of the project as per schedule, and ensuring timely completion and delivery of the project to the client.
  7. Conducted information research through various material sources such as the internet, websites, documents, and books to provide fast cost-effective solutions to the client.
  8. Created and handling the product design, information architecture, writing standards for each process for team various activities, design specification, quality assurance, analyzing feedbacks
  9. Working closely with HDS(USA) creative, pre-sales and marketing team.

From: June 2004 – June 2007
Title: Senior Media Developer and Programmer
Location: Mumbai Area, India

  1. Development and Integration of e-learning projects (i.e. CBTs & WBTs) for
    National and International clients of Aptech Learning Services.
  2. Content and Curriculum development for Hi-end Multimedia Courses for Arena division.
  3. Responsible for designing and developing new courses and strategies for Aptech multimedia division.
  4. Technical/content writing on different Multimedia topics like 3D, 2D, Interactivity, Graphics and Scripting & advance software in digital media.

Education

School: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
Degree: MBA (MAPRM)
Field of study: Master’s in advertising and Public Relations Management
Dates: Year 1998 – 2000
Grade: A
Achievements: First position in college.
Activities and societies: Project undertaken: Production of Video Ad Commercial on ‘Clean City’; Major research project on Marble Industry; Major research project on Dainik Bhaskar’s launching strategies in M.P.

 

 

School: Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC), Mumbai
Degree: Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Integrated Communication Programme (AICP)
Field of study: Digital Communication & New Media
Dates: Year 2018 – 2019
Grade: A
Achievementsments: Received Rank 1 and Best Student of the Year award in AICP 2018-19 in Xavier’s Institute of Communication (XIC), Mumbai.
Description: This course includes all aspects comes under Advanced Integrated Communication such as Digital Communication & New Media, Holistic Marketing and Corporate Strategy, Advertising, Corporate Communications, etc. For complete details visit the link: http://www.suvratkotia.com/aicp2018-19/

School: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- Pune
Degree: Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (PGDID)
Field of study: Instructional Design
Dates: Year 209 – 2013
Grade: A
Achievements: Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL)
Description: Course gives insight of theories of Instructional Design. Student gets theoretical and practical skills needed to design, deliver and evaluate courseware as well as content(writing).

School: C-DAC, Pune
Degree: Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Multimedia/Digital Atrs (DACA)
Field of study: Advanced Multimedia/Digital Media, 3D, Interactive, 2D Animation, Audio & Video and SFX/VFX
Dates: Year 2000 – 2001
Grade: B+
Achievementsments: ****
Description: DACA(Diploma in Advanced Computer Arts), an advanced multimedia course from C-DAC Pune.

School: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Certificate: Certificate in Project Management
Field of study: Project Management
Dates: Year 2009 – 2009
Grade: A
Achievementsments: ****
Description: Project Management certification course through distance learning module by IIT, Delhi.

School: The Workstation-Mumbai
Certificate: Advance 3D and VFX
Field of study: Advance 3D and VFX
Dates: Year 2012 – 2013
Grade: A
Achievementsments: ****
Description: Certificate course in Advance 3D and VFX from The Workstation-Computer Education, a division of TASAA infosolutions Pvt. Ltd. , Mumbai

School: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
Degree: B.Sc(Chem. Hon.)
Field of study: Chemistry Honors
Dates: Year 1996 – 1998
Grade: 67%
Achievementsments: College Rank
Description: B.Sc.(Chem. Hon.)

Licenses & Certifications

Name: The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing
Issuing organization: Google Digital Garage
Issue date: July2021
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: KWV ABK R5R
Credential URL: https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage/validate-certificate-code

Name: Adobe InDesign CC – Advanced Training Course
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: July2020
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID:UC-14fc65d3-97b3-48a4-9a89-63add15253f6
Credential URL: https://www.udemy.com/certificate/UC-14fc65d3-97b3-48a4-9a89-63add15253f6/

Name: Illustrator CC 2020 MasterClass
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: June2020
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: UC-858ab211
Credential URL: https://www.udemy.com/certificate/UC-858ab211-62f4-43e6-a430-b747f2b81dd7/

Name: Expert in Adobe AfterEffects
Issuing organization: Pluralsight
Issue date: April 2020
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: https://www.pluralsight.com/paths/after-effects-cc
Credential URL: https://app.pluralsight.com/paths/skill/after-effects-cc

Name: Design Thinking for Innovation
Issuing organization:University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Issue date: Feb 2020
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID:TQ6LY66V2JV5
Credential URL: https://coursera.org/share/2c9c603d001b6f526a8840459b4c214c

Name: Photography Masterclass: A Complete Guide to Photography
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: Jan 2020
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: UC-D1WWCKT5
Credential URL: https://www.udemy.com/certificate/UC-D1WWCKT5/

Name: User Experience Design Essentials – Adobe XD UI UX Design
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: Oct 2019
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID:UC-JU2ULUI2
Credential URL: https://www.udemy.com/certificate/UC-JU2ULUI2/

Name: UX & Web Design Master Course: Strategy, Design, Development
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: July 2019
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: UC-LNTDCJZA
Credential URL:  http://ude.my/UC-LNTDCJZA

Name: The Complete Digital Media Marketing
Issuing organization: Udemy
Issue date: June 2019
Expiry: This credential does not expire
Credential ID: UC-JW8U8L9C
Credential URL: http://ude.my/UC-JW8U8L9C

Name: Google Analytics for Beginners
Issuing organization: Google
Issue date: June 2019
Expiry: September 2020 – September 2023
Credential ID: ***
Credential URL: https://analytics.google.com/analytics/academy/certificate/hM-pTsy0RJiD4ETsBBwcbA

Honors & Awards

Social Media Contest – Original Content
Jul 2021
Winner of this contest. First position in Social Media Contest for Original Content.

Social Media Contest – Engagement rate by reach (ERR)
Oct 2020
First runner up, secure second position in contest. “Honorable mention goes to Suvrat.”

Best Student of the Year Award (Rank 01)

Jun 2019 honor issuer

Xavier’s Institute of Communication, Mumbai
Received Best Student of the Year award (Rank 01) in AICP course(Year 2018-19) from Xavier’s Institute of Communication, Mumbai.

Black Belt in Karate (Goju Ryu Karate Do), Mumbai
Nov 2015 honor issuer GKMA, Mumbai
Got Black Belt (1st DAN) in Goju Ryu Karate Do.

Best Performance award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems on February 1, 2012
Feb 2012 Hitachi Data Systems(HDS)
Best Performance award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems in February 1, 2012

Best Performance award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems on October 1, 2010
Oct 2010 Hitachi Data Systems(HDS)

honor descriptionBest Performance award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems on October 1, 2010

Best Team of the quarter (special contribution) for Quarter (July-September 2010)
Jul 2010 Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Best Team of the quarter (special contribution) for Quarter (July-September 2010) by Xoriant Solution Pvt. Ltd.

Best Performance award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems on May 25, 2010
May 2010 Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)

Best Performance Award (outstanding contribution) by Hitachi Data Systems on May 25, 2010

Employee of the quarter (Pat on the back) for 2nd Quarter 2010 in Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
May 2010
Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

An employee of the quarter (Pat on the back) for 2nd Quarter 2010 in Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Best TechTalker Award for my lecture on Special Effects in Jan. 2009
Jan 2009 Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Achieve Best TechTalker Award for my lecture on Special Effects in Jan.2009 (4th Quarter of 2008) in Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Achieve Best TechTalker Award for my lecture on 3D Animation in Oct.2008 (3rd Quarter of 2008)
Oct 2008 Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Achieve Best TechTalker Award for my lecture on 3D Animation in Oct.2008 (3rd Quarter of 2008) in Xoriant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

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