3928 Gourrier Ave, apt 143, 70808 Baton Rouge, LA, USA | afsanehghazavi66@gmai.com

Current Position

  • DIGITAL ART ADJUNT FACULTY AT BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEDGE
  • CREATIVE ARTS & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM SPECIALIST AT KNOCK KNOCK
    CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, BATON ROUGE, LA

Education

  • MASTER OF DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS AND ENGINEERING | 2018 | LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS INDUSTRIAL DESIGN | 2015 |ART UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN

Computer skills

Experienced with:

• Maya, ZBrush, Rhinoceros
• Substance Painter
• Photoshop, Illustrator
• Unity
• Toon Boom Harmony

Able to adapt and learn new things as needed

Teaching and Mentoring Experience

Fall 2018/Louisiana State University

Teacher Assistant responsible for teaching ZBrush (ART 4230)/Supervised sessions prepared and conducted weekly for a class of 24 students
Teacher Assistant responsible for grading Unreal projects (ART 4220)/Supervised sessions prepared and conducted weekly for a class of 15 students

01/2017-05/2018
Louisiana State University IT help desk/Representative

09/2014-08/2015
PGF Company / Designer and Photographer
Developing ad campaigns, catalogs, poster, and packaging design for companies

01/2014-07/2014
Teacher assistant at the Art University of Tehran responsible for teaching Photoshop
Supervised sessions prepared and conducted weekly for a class of 30 students

11/2012-09/2013
Freelance / Designer
Designing logos and brand identity for several companies

Creative design expertise

• Layout, design and typographic skills
• Capable of producing appealing designs and logos
• Expertise in producing: catalogs, newsletters, and web content

Honors and Awards

Honor Graduate, First Grade Among Industrial Design Students, ART University of Tehran – 2014

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS)

Community Service

· Global Game Jam 2017 and 2018 organizer assistant
· Iranian Student Association (ISA) Cultural Chair at LSU
· Design Camp Competition 2015/ Organizer: I was responsible for scheduling, coaching and organizing
the event. Design Camp is an annual national event in Iran that gathers passionate designers, graphists
and business students to share ideas, form teams, and compete. Link to Design Camp Announcement
2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBAPy7bajG8

Performing Arts:

Music performance at:
Second Annual “Syria and Beyond Refugee Benefit”. Benefitting the American Refugee Committee,
Catholic Relief Services, and The Dar Al-Salam Orphanage for Syrian Children and Widowed Mothers in
conjunction with Ninth Annual Student Peace Conference at Loyola University New Orleans Link:
http://www.loyno.edu/news/story/2017/3/31/3909
Music performance at:
Louisiana State University International Fusion 2016
Louisiana State University International Fusion 2017
link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJAUa0e59xg

References

Marc Aubanel
· E-mail: maubanel@cct.lsu.edu
· Phone: (225) 578-8907
Alison Burkley
· E-mail: aburkley1@lsu.edu
· Phone: (225) 572-9338
Mat Dolejsi
· E-mail: dolejsi@gmail.com
· Phone: (337) 292-0264