Chaitanya Krishnan is primarily a designer and digital illustrator, who has also worked as a web and web game designer in the past. He works mostly as a CG generalist on fun projects like games, animation and video. Apart from the usual video and animation work he also does CG illustrations as freelance work and R&D exercises. He has worked briefly in the 3D PC gaming industry in Bangalore, and it’s where he picked up most of his 3D skills. His graduation project was a sci-fi pop-up book for kids, and his first job was as an illustrator. Although he continues to occasionally work on print jobs, he mostly works in the domain of digital media. He has also been doing workshops with kids, where he shows them how to turn trash such as pet bottles and cans into toys.
After spending 7 years at a design firm, Chaitanya worked as an independent consultant for a year. He then went on to co-found a Bangalore based film and animation studio called Falana Films, which he left after 7 years. He has previously also worked on various app and mobile game projects with One3One4. Chaitanya currently works as a professional on CG illustrations, game assets and animation. Having worked in the PC gaming industry and having gained a lot of experience working on flash based apps and games, he is now channelling his experience towards iOS and Android apps. He also has plenty of experience with rich media websites and interactive experiences using 3D and AR, and tries to mix them all whenever possible.