About

Hello, my name is Sumit Roy.

Wait wait wait ... then who is scorpy? Well that's my nickname. I am a scorpio and my father used to call me bichchhu in Hindi which means scorpion. So that's why I picked up this nick and also named my studio. My hometown is Basirhat which is a small town near Kolkata, on the eastern part of India. I live there with my mother and my wife.

I am a freelance graphic designer and digital artist - I work for print, internet, television and interactive media.

By educational-qualification I am a science graduate. Though I have not any (conventional) art background, I practice drawing from the age of 4. In the field of computer graphics, I am a self taught person. But as I am a good learner and implementer, so I never felt awkward in any software/hardware environment. Beside graphic designing (that's my job - right?) I have interest in Blogger, Facebook pages, UI/UX design for open source web application platforms.


Social profiles

Add me to google+ facebook.com/scorpy.roy http://www.orkut.co.in
scorpy.roy's google profile linkedin.com/scorpy http://twitter.com/scorpyroy

Portfolio


Deviantart gallery http://scorpy-roy.deviantart.com/gallery
Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/scorpyroy

Softwares I know

Image editing & manipulation Adobe Photoshop
Vector graphics Macromedia Freehand, Adobe Illustrator
Animation & presentation Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Flash
Web design Functional and operational knowledge of HTML and CSS, Blogger Template.

Academic Qualifications

1998 Graduated in Pure Science from University of Calcutta.
1996 Passed Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) in Pure Science, from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.
1994 Passed Madhyamik Examination (10th) from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

Professional Qualifications

1999 Passed 1 year Diploma in Office Automation and Marketing Management form First Computers
1997 Passed 1 year Diploma in Computer Application from Institute of Computer Engineers (India).

Work log


Currently...
Scorpydesign
(Self employed)
Working as a freelance Graphic artist, designer for print, web, television and interactive media
2008 Premier’s tea ltd.
Tea processing, packaging and export company
In-house Graphic designer, video editor and presentation maker
2006 Tried to make an animated telefilm. More information here.
2003 Presto Animation Studio
Multimedia and Animation studio
Joined as a graphics artist, and lastly promoted to Team leader of 2d Animation
2003 Maya Animation Studio
Animation Studio
Worked as a Junior / Trainee 2d Animator
2001 Digital Magic
A Computer Training Institute
Worked as Senior Faculty of Graphics and Multimedia
2001 Sarkar Compunet Services
Computer hardware sales and services company
Worked as a Computer Hardware Installation and Maintenance technician.
2000 WEBEL
Computer training institute
Worked as a faculty of office automation and Multimedia.
1999 First Computers
Computer training institute
Worked as a Laboratory Assistant / Assistant Teacher.
1997 Basirhat Cable Network
Local cable TV distributer
Worked as a visualizer/animator for overlay and full screen advertisements.

Other unnecessary details

Interests Blogging, Theology, Open source software and platforms, Business
Passtime activities Reading comics, novels and tech-articles, watching movies
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