Kaushik Chakraborty enrolled into the Faculty Development Programme at NID and joined the institute in 2010 as a faculty in the Communication Design discipline. He has worked in the industry for five years. Kaushik holds postgraduate diplomas in Animation Creation and Direction from Indo-Italian Institute for Development Communication, Kolkata and Multimedia Development Technology from MTDRC at Kolkata’s Jadavpur University. He taught at NID for three years prior to joining the institute as faculty. He is part of the faculty group offering inputs in Freehand Drawing and Environmental Perception in the Foundation Programme.
In Animation Design, Kaushik teaches Drawing and Basics of Locomotion. He also conducted a workshop on Basics of Animation as part of the summer workshops held at the institute in 2011. Kaushik has worked as a visualiser and animator at Riddhi Management Services, Netguru and worked on projects such as Geographic Information System (GIS) for Gram Panchayat, series animation, web animation, and animation content for mobile phones. Kaushik’s hobbies include reading, photography, and learning foreign languages.