What are Ajay Karat’s Skills?
A Flash Game Artist is responsible for the asset creation that goes into making a game. The artist creates assets like characters, background art, props, weapons, game splash screens. (S)he also works closely with the Game Art Director who defines the look and feel of the game. Flash Game Artists are also responsible for the creation of animated assets that go into the game. Animated assets likecharacter run cycles, jump cycles, hit, shoot, etc. They could also be involved with the development of effects animation and scene transition animation. A good game artists will also keep in mind that the game has to have an intuitive user experience and user interface when creating assets. Though this task is very specific to an UI Artists, in smaller production house that would not be the case. Would you like to know more ?
Ajay Karat has been a Flash game artist since 2007. He has worked on Flash games for the NFL, Power Rangers and Sketchers
Using principles like body structure, change in volume, appeal, laws of physics and timing; an Animator is an artist that’s responsible for bringing the character to life. Traditionally, artists used paper/pencils as their medium to animation, but with the advent of technology artists have a large variety of mediums to choose from. One of those digital mediums to create 2d animation is a software called Adobe Flash.
Flash Animators not only use employ their artistic skills but also have to be aware of the technical knowhow of using Flash and the discipline on how to use this tool in production.
Ajay Karat has been working as a Flash animator since 2004. He has worked on animation productions for Warner Bros, Disney- Wildbrain, Cartoon Networks- Adult Swim and Turner’s GameTap.
Broadly speaking, a designer is responsible for creating visual art. There are variety of designers namely- graphic designer, web designer, package Designer, etc. A designer may work closely with an Art Director or/and the Client , researches the art direction and translate the written concept from words to illustrations or a visual presentation. In Animation and Game Design, a character designer is an artist responsible for creating characters. The designer researches different art styles, medium, colors and line quality to be applied to the character. Using these properties, a designer is able to create characters with personalities. Creating model sheet and character turn-around of the character helps define a set rules for the character created.
Ajay Karat has been a designer since 2002, creating illustrations/art/posters for software companies and colleges.