MIT Institute of Design

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Associate. Prof. Binoj John


Associate. Prof. Binoj John

H.O.D. Animation Design

Binoj John comes with a multiple background –A Textile Technologist, A Graduate in Arts, Advanced Diploma in Animation and Computer Arts. He is very fascinated with stories and loves to write stories which lead him to pursue Advanced Diploma in Creative Writing and qualified with Distinction. He is a good blend of Creativity and Technology which makes him a unique teacher who can address the crisis in Animation film making. He is having a professional career of more than 15 years in Industry as well in Academia. He started his career as an animator a way back in 1998 in a production studio with exposure on various projects and processes on animation, commercials like Rasna International, Btex, Rasna Prankies, Orpat Home Appliances well Interactive multimedia.

He was teaching at NID in Animation and IT integrated Programmes for Six and Half years. During this tenure he taught, worked and guided students at various levels in their Classroom & Diploma projects. With his thirst to deliver the best and to work together with students, he is still popular among the students. His popularity is also with Industry professionals who willingly love to associate with him with projects and create space for new talents to work in their studios.

At NID, he worked on as well as guided students on 50 odd animation films for both clients and academia. A number of these have received awards and appreciation in many International and National film festivals along with public screening. Working on films on various mediums made him experienced in managing animation films , Process & Techniques and multimedia projects from a stage of conception to completion with an emphasis on aspects of pre-n-post production . Addition, to this he had worked on various Installation & Presentations for Convocations, Festivals and Seminars.

He had worked closely round the clock with students on their Projects related to Prototyping, Animation, CG Graphics, Information, Instructional and Interface Design for the disciplines NEW MEDIA DESIGN,SOFTWARE USER INTERFACE DESIGN & INFORMATION DESIGN at PG Campus, Gandhinagar, This was a new Learning & Experience for him too with a new discipline to understand and incorporations user's observations / feedback into working prototypes and desired specifications and providing design solutions in Web technology and Applications. He also setup the Audio Visual Lab at PG Campus, NID, Gandhinagar and took responsibility of In charge of the Lab and made it fully equipped with resource and support to produce deliverables from concept to final output of Films, Documentary, Graphics and CG Graphics. He was a Visiting Faculty & Jury Member to Institutes for Animation, User Experience Design and Consultant & Freelancer to various Animation Projects.

Before joining MIT Institute of Design, he was working as Sr. UX designer with a Private firm and worked on iPhone Applications on design part as well as UX Designer for client Qualcomm, USA with task involved conceptualization & Visualization, Animation, Graphics, User Interface and Interaction Design.

His Key strengths are in Animation, Story Telling & Story writing, Editing, Sound Design, Pre-Production and Post-Production of film, Technical Sound on Various Software, VFX, Sound, CG Graphics & Graphics and User Interface.
He also conducted workshops in-
1) VFX in Moving Images
2) Time lapse animation
3) Post production Process in Animation film Design
4) Animation Basics, 3D modelling, Sound Editing and Mixing
5) Typo in films and Motion Graphics.

He loves reading books, sketching and during his leisure times he does paintings, bottle arts and crafts and watch animation movies.