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VIBHOR KALRA
3rd floor, Padgaonkar House, Shimpoli road, Boriwali (W), Mumbai - 400 092
vibhorkalra@canada.com | (Cell) 98926 32020
OBJECTIVE:

I am a dedicated, enthusiastic person with a creative aptitude and technical proficiency in multimedia and Web site design and development. I am looking for an opportunity to apply my education and experience in a corporate environment.

SUMMARY:

• Over 3 years of total experience, having worked for the corporate, non-profit and IT sectors in India and abroad.
• Ability to work under stringent deadlines independently as well as with teams.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Analytical thinking and ability to clearly understand customers' needs to meet their expectations.
• Quick grasping power and versatility to adopt and learn new technologies.
• Portfolio and sample projects available on request.

EDUCATION:

Post-graduate diploma in Interactive Multimedia – June 2004
Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Bachelor of Commerce – August 2002
Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, Gujarat

CERTIFICATIONS:

Certificate in 2-D Animation – February 2003
ARENA Multimedia, Baroda, Gujarat

Honors Diploma in Web Centric Computing – July 2002
National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Baroda, Gujarat

TECHNICAL PROFILE:

A. Multimedia:
• Macromedia products: Flash MX, Fireworks MX, Dreamweaver MX, Director MX
• Microsoft products: Front Page XP, Image Composer, MS Visio
• Adobe products: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Acrobat
• Others: Discreet Cleaner, Paint Shop Pro, Net Objects Fusion, Photo Vista, VR Worx, Microangelo, CoolEdit
• Scripting: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ActionScript (intermediate), Lingo (intermediate), PHP (basic)

B. Database Management: Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, MySQL, MS Visual FoxPro, dBASE III and IV

C. Others: Microsoft Office XP, Lotus 123, MS BASIC

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Daksh eServicesan IBM subsidiary, Mumbai, Maharashtra - August-October 2004
Job title: Technical Support Specialist
Completed an internship and worked on two ongoing projects:
• Provided technical support to clients of Wanadoo - a UK based Internet Service Provider, as part of an inbound voice process.

SIGPRO Wireless Inc., Ottawa, Canada – February-March 2004
Job title: Graphic Designer
Completed an internship and accomplished success in two ongoing projects:
• Online business journal aimed at the Worldwide Wireless Industry.
• Online multimedia company presentations

Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada – September 2003-February 2004
Job title: Project Assistant
• Provided technical assistance in maintaining multimedia equipment and labs.
• Helped instructors, staff and the coordinator with Web and CD-ROM projects.
• Assisted classmates in their projects and assignments.

Boston's Institute of Computer Education, Baroda, India – September 2002-July 2003
Job title: Junior Faculty (Web design and development)
• Created content for training modules, including books and CD-ROMs on Internet Education and Web designing.
• Taught Microsoft Front Page, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.
• Assisted faculty in maintaining the computer labs.

Zorba Web House, Vapi, Gujarat – April-June 1999
Job title: Web and Graphic Designer
• Constructed and maintained Web sites for a commercial business.
• Created graphics and logos according to client preferences and shared the responsibility to map out navigational structure for large-scale Web sites.

AIESEC – Baroda (Non-profit organization), Baroda, Gujarat – August 2000-May 2001
Positions held and responsibilities:
Vice-president – Outgoing Exchange Department
• Supervised a team of four members and worked on trainee-ship exchange and evaluation programs.
• Initiated rolling-plans and budgeting techniques.
• Retained international relations with worldwide AIESEC committees.
• Incorporated organization best practices.

Organizing Committee Member – Local Congress Seminar, December 2003
• Worked on marketing and ad campaigns and raised sponsorships for the event
• Implemented event management techniques.
• Managed funds (approx. Rs. 55,000 – equivalent to US$ 1,145).

PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS:

Safe Air Web site, January 2004
Air Medics, Ottawa, Canada
Job title: Web Developer and Editor
• Conceived and developed a Web site to promote the products and services provided by Air Medics - Indoor Air Quality Consultants.

Family Fun CD-ROM – December 2003
School of Media and Design, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada
Job title: Developer and designer
• Designed an interactive CD-ROM aimed at families living in Ottawa-Carleton region.

Algonquin Times Web site – December 2003
School of Media and Design, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada
Job title: Web Developer and Editor
• Developed a comprehensive Web site for Algonquin Times Newspaper.

Explore SQL Web site – November 2001
Mr. Narayana Vyas Kondreddi, London, UK
Job title: Web Designer
• Designed a Web site to share VB, ASP and SQL Server resources online.

Examination Management Package – January 1999
Gnyan Dham School, Vapi, Gujarat
Job title: Database developer and Programmer
• Prototyped and designed in dBASE-IV a menu-driven and user-friendly package for the school to manage its students' records.