MIT Institute of Design
Sandesh Gaundalkar
Asst. Prof. Sandesh

Animation Design
Gaundalkar completed his B.F.A. in Applied Art from the Goa College of art – Goa University in the year 1999. His core strength lies in `Illustrations' and Communication Design. He also holds PG Diploma in Animation & Post production from WKS, Mumbai.
And also 'Times Journal of Photography' Photography Course from Times of India, Mumbai. Gaundalkar started his professional career in Mumbai in year 1999 as a Graphic Designer. In a short span of time his career scaled new heights when he joined Tata Interactive Systems as a Visualiser and further he joined Pinstorm technology pvt ltd. (SEO and new-media advertising agency) as Manager- Communication design, with eleven years
of experience in Graphic Design, Visualization / concept development, branding, Digital illustrations & Animation.
Gaundalker work on some of prestigious national and international client like DHL- Singapore, Canon Digital camera – Singapore, Panasonic – Singapore, Standard charted Bank – Singapore, Nanyang university – Singapore, Queensland Tourism - Australia, Sony –Digital camera and Idea cellular phone to name a few.

Working in a professional environment however left him with overly little time to pursue his true strength `Illustration'. In order to get more time and be able to focus on his Strength, Gaundalkar gave up a lucrative career and started working independently. He had worked as an independent illustrator and storyboard artist for various TV commercials and films with Golden ticket Films Pvt. Ltd., Sangeeth Sivan production and Red chills production pvt ltd for the movie "OM SHANTI OM".

He was also associated with education institutes like:
Rachana sansand collage of applied art and craft - Mumbai as visiting lecturer for Visualization and computer graphic. MAAC- Maya academy of advance cinematographic, Arena Multimedia, Frame Boxx- animation / special effects, The Workstation Comp Edu. as visiting faculty for Animation and graphic design.
Gaundalkar has to his credit several awards for his work as a Communication Designer: Four time winner of Annual State Art Given by Kala Academy (Govt. of Goa) for year 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2010. Meritious Award for Outstanding Performance in 4th & 5th Year Applied Art, 1997-98 & 1998-99.