SHASHANK UPPALIKE

Storyteller, Game Designer, Author

M.Des Digital Game Design,

National Institute of Design, R&D Campus, Bengaluru.

OBJECTIVE

I intend to make a career in storytelling and a narrative design via Digital games. I have particular focus on non-linear story telling, creating fictional universes,exploring  deep characters and non-visual immersion experiences. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Videogyan Studios Pvt. Ltd. - Story Writer (2017)

Bangalore based Animation company that focuses on educational and entertainment content for kids. My internship lasted for three months where in my role involved concept generation, narratives, scrips, character design description, episode documentation,  story analysis, sound design description.

ITC Infotech India Ltd. - Associate IT Consultant (2015 - 2016)

Worked under Performance Testing Domain as a Service for Web based Applications for client companies.

EDUCATION

Zurich University of The Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland (2017 - 2018)

An exchange semester spanning 5 months in the city of Zurich, Switzerland where I took up subjects pertaining to Game Design and Narrative design.

National Institute of Design, India (2016 - 2018)

I am currently pursuing my 2 and a half years of masters in Design studies specialized in Digital Game Design.

St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore (2011 - 2015)

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Enginnering

ACHIEVEMENTS

Authored a fiction novel titled 24, published in December 2015 by Benaka Books Bank. Currently available for sale on amazon.in

Winner of Story writing Competition, at GAFX Bengaluru(Gaming Animation and VFX festival) 2017