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#WATN – Nabil Mubaraq

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Nabil Mubaraq

Meet Nabil Mubaraq bin Amir Hamzah, a class of 2020 graduate with a Bachelor of Multimedia (hons) in Interface Design. Mr. Nabil now works as a Product Designer for Space System Builders Sdn. Bhd. 3D Jewellery Designer at PEMY, 3D Design Specialist at Artwist.Co Watches, and 3D Model Designer at Noyce IoT are just a few of his previous positions. As a key value of a thinker, he believes in creativity and empathy. He is enthusiastic about both product design and real-world problem solving.

Check out his online portfolio at https://www.behance.net/nabilmubaraq

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#WATN – Hamdan Basri

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Hamdan Basri

Meet Hamdan Basri, a 2018 graduate with a Bachelor of Multimedia (hons) in Virtual Reality. Mr. Hamdan now works at Weareedt as a Lead VR Developer. His previous work experiences include internship at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Lead Content Engineer at Flytone Productions. As a game developer, he creates products and applications for clients using game engines such as Unity and Unreal. He is also the founder of VLIXN Ventures, a firm based in Kuala Lumpur that provides multimedia solutions for Casual Games, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality application or simulation.

Know more about Weareedt at www.weareedt.com

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#WATN – Aydarina

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Aydarina Abdul Razak

Meet Aydarina Abdul Razak, a Bachelor of Multimedia (hons) in Interface Design graduate, class of 2020. Ms. Ayda presently works as a Product Designer for HABIB Jewels Sdn. Bhd. Her past professional experience includes a De’Xandra internship. She has worked on various projects at HABIB as a product designer, including “The Butterfly,” a gold wafers collection commemorating Malaysia’s independence day in 2021, and “Disney X HABIB,” a limited-edition gold wafers collection created in collaboration with Disney. She’s now working on HABIB’s next big project, which will be released soon!

Check out Ayda’s work at HABIB’s official website and social media:
www.habibjewels.com
www.instagram.com/habibjewelsofficial

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FCM Buzz 15 October 2021

FCM Buzz 15 October 2021

Mr. Dendi Permadi invited as speaker at International Webinar Flagships i-Entertainment 2.0: Leveraging Research and Development through 4IR and Extended Reality
The programme coordinator for Virtual Reality programme, Mr. Dendi Permadi has been invited as one of the speakers at the International Webinar Flagships i-Entertainment 2.0: Leveraging Research and Development through 4IR and Extended Reality. His talk, “Virtual & Augmented Vision; Making the Impossible Possible” was streamed live on Selayang Community College Youtube channel on the 8th of October 2021. The event aims to highlight the best practices related to immersive technology and provide opportunities for Diploma in Games Art students, Polytechnic and Community College students as well as lecturers to enhance their knowledge and skills related to the field.

Advertising Design Industry Talk with Asst. Prof. Dr. Zuhaili
The Advertising Design department was honored to have their External Examiner Assistant Prof. Dr. Zuhaili Akmal, who is now with Sunway University, share his journey and experience working as an Art Director for McCann Erickson in New York during an Industry Talk for Advertising Design Final Year Students on the 7th of October 2021. His candid and honest sharing provided students with valuable insight into preparing themselves for agency life; from tips on brainstorming big ideas fast to learning how to deal with rejection and stress.

FCM Internal Seminar series with Mark Teh
The faculty has taken initiative to invite an established artist that operate across various disciplines such as performance, media, archive and documentary as this week’s speaker for the seminar series. Mark Teh is a performance maker, researcher, and curator based in Kuala Lumpur. His diverse, collaborative projects take on documentary, speculative and generative forms, and address the entanglements of history, memory and counter-mapping. His practice is situated primarily in performance, but also operates via exhibitions, education, social interventions, curating and writing. This week’s seminar titled “Documentary Performance: Researching and Collaborating as Artists, Self-Ethnographers & Social Actors” was attended by most of FCM’s academicians.

Kicking of a new trimester: 2115
The beginning of a new trimester is always an exciting time at FCM. The September intake has started their first week of study last week. We would like to welcome all of our new students to FCM and we wish you both a happy and successful time here. We understand that the first few days you are likely to feel daunting and it is quite normal to feel apprehensive about your new start. However, FCM has a very friendly and informal atmosphere which we hope will make students feel comfortable, confident and positive about making new friends, meeting their lecturers and starting their course.

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Dean’s List Trimester 2030 & 2035

Dean’s List Trimester 2030 & 2035

Congratulations on making the Dean’s list! Your hard work this semester has certainly paid off.

To view the list of Dean’s List recipients, please click on these links:

You may collect your certificate of Dean’s List at FCM office (during office hours). Please adhere to the rules & SOP before entering the campus.

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#WATN – Abdul Khaliq

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Abdul Khaliq (Alitt)

Meet Abdul Khaliq Abu Hassan Shaari or better known as Alitt, a 2008 graduate of our Bachelor of Multimedia (hons) in Film and Animation programme. Mr. Alitt is currently employed by Unity Technologies in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he works as a Creative Director. He specialises in game creation, real-time 3D technologies, and art & creative direction.

Alitt started his journey in games development in 2006 and has worked at Codemasters, Ubisoft and EA, on award-winning games and large AAA productions including the Race Driver GRID, DiRT, Prince of Persia, Assassin’s Creed, and Need for Speed series. He now leads the creative direction in the Games-Productions team at Unity, with the mission to deliver best-in-class game samples and products that validate features, workflows, solutions, and services. Also to inspire and educate Unity users, close the gap, and level up their creative and technical capabilities to ship fun, beautiful and successful games.

Impressive portfolio! FCM would like to wish Mr. Alitt all the best and hope you continue to make us proud.

Learn more about his works in the Games Productions team at Unity & his workplace at Copenhagen:

Check out his LinkedIn profile here: linkedin.com/in/alitt

Also, there’s opening in Unity’s career page. Join them to shape the next generation of real-time 3D creators! careers.unity.com

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#WATN – Hidayat Jamalolail

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Hidayat Jamalolail

Meet Hidayat Jamalolail, aka HDJ, our alumni from the Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Media Innovation, class of 2011.
Mr. Hidayat began his career as a freelancer working on musical theatre projects such as Supermokh Sebuah Muzikal. In 2013, he made a career turn by working as a Creative Designer for an Opposition Member of Parliament, which led to where he is now, eight years later. He is currently the Chief Creative Officer at INVOKE, a data firm that brings together technical expertise in data science, software engineering, application development, digital marketing and creative arts to offer data-driven solutions to the mass market.

He does not limit himself to one particular expertise. As a design and creative all-rounder, he is very much into everything that involves designing such as such as books, zine, interior, ui/ux, branding. Besides that, he is also interested in DIY stuff; self-published zines, self-produced design products & merchandise. Occasionally, he writes too. In 2015, he published a book titled “Cerita Budak Design.”

Here are a few links to know more about Mr. Hidayat and INVOKE:

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#WATN – Lawrence Tan

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Lawrence Tan

Meet Lawrence Tan Bing Thong, our alumni from the Bachelor of Multimedia (Honours) Film and Animation, class of 2013. Known as a graphic designer, an artist, and a dancer, Mr. Lawrence considers himself a ‘forever student,’ eager to both build on his academic foundations in art and design. He also strives to stay in tune with the latest digital media trends through continuous exploration and discoveries. His career started when he first joined WAU Animation back in 2014. Then, his journey continued to iKoala, Skoolbo, Project Beats from 2017-2020, which has given him a long experience in the creative industry. Amid his career, Lawrence also jumped into freelancing where he paints murals, creates logos, brand identities, and even collaborating with local fashion labels. If you would like to explore more of his incredible work, feel free to browse through his website at http://www.lawrencetan.design .

At FCM, we truly believe in propelling our students to their fullest potential in everything that they do.

He does freelancing in addition to his full-time job at WAU, and has been involved in storyboarding for numerous advertisements for firms such as Affin Bank, Inneonusa, and Tata Truck (unreleased).

He likes to doodles and watch movies, and he’s a big Star Wars enthusiast who collects toys and miniatures. Drawings, paintings, movies, games, theatre, music, and any other kind of media that conveys emotion or meaning pique his attention.

More of his great work can be seen on his art account @jiqojig and yes, he’s available for freelance storyboard/story reel work!

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#WATN – Haziq Khushairi

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Haziq Khushairi

Meet Muhammad Haziq bin Khushairi, a 2015 alumnus of the Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons.) in Media Arts programme. Mr. Haziq began working at Kakiseni as a part-time graphic designer in May 2015. Shortly after, he began working as a storyboard artist at Wau Animation, one of Malaysia’s top animation studios. He was promoted to Lead Storyboard Artist in 2016.

He does freelancing in addition to his full-time job at WAU, and has been involved in storyboarding for numerous advertisements for firms such as Affin Bank, Inneonusa, and Tata Truck (unreleased).

He likes to doodles and watch movies, and he’s a big Star Wars enthusiast who collects toys and miniatures. Drawings, paintings, movies, games, theatre, music, and any other kind of media that conveys emotion or meaning pique his attention.

More of his great work can be seen on his art account @jiqojig and yes, he’s available for freelance storyboard/story reel work!

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#WATN – Farah Ain Mahadon

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Farah Ain Mahadon

Meet our Permata Dunia, Nur Farah Ain Mahadon. A 2013 graduate of MMU with a Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) in Virtual Reality. In the present, Ms. Farah is an UI Designer and also a Mentor at Ubisoft Mainz, a company located in Germany that engineers the biggest games on Ubisoft’s front line. She has been working there for 6 years!

Ms. Farah has led herself along a route where she has succeeded and become an expert in wireframe, visual mockup, and implementation, in addition to her passion in User Interface, User Experience, and accessibility. Her most recent project is Anno 1800, a game for which she designed almost 60% of the user interface and is also responsible for the majority of the game’s features, from the core to all downloadable content.

Check out her profile here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/farahmahadonconceptartist/
And these are the links to learn more about Anno 1800:
https://anno-union.com
https://www.ubisoft.com/en-gb/game/anno/1800