MIR Communication Design Statement Self Profile Digital Portfolio The Quote E-mail me


       
   

Louis Ringah Kanyan
700509-13-5627

Email:

louis@mir.com.my
lrkanyan@hotmail.com



PH: +603 2614482 Ext. 121 (OFF)

 
       
  academic qualifications  
       
   
  Wanganui School of Design (WRCP), New Zealand
1997 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design -BCGD[Honours]
1996 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design-BCGD
1995 National Certificate of Computer Graphic Design
   
  Institut Technology MARA, Shah Alam Selangor
1992-1994 Diploma in Graphic Design -transferred to Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand
   
  Lutong Secondary School, Miri, Sarawak
1989-1990 STPM / HSE [Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia]
   
  Kolej T.D.T.Hj. Bujang, Miri, Sarawak (TANJONG LOBANG COLLEGE)
1987 Form Four -transferred back to SMK TATAU to complete the SPM
   
  Tatau Secondary School, Bintulu, Sarawak
1988 SPM / MCE [Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia]
1986 SRP / LCE [Sijil Rendah Pelajaran]
   
 
  group exhibitions  
       
   
1997 Honours Degree Exhibition at The Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand. Thesis Implementation Presentation and final works displayed.
1996 Degree Exhibition at The Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
1995 National Certificate Exhibition at The Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
1995 Participated in International Photographic Exhibition of Global Concern World Endangered Species: in conjunction with ITM [Malaysia], Wanganui Polytechnic [New Zealand] and University of Central England [United Kingdom].
1995 CocaCola Youth Expo Annual New Zealand Education Fair in Auckland, New Zealand [Stamps and Phonecards Design]
1995 Stamp and Phonecard Design at Malaysian High Commission, Wellington, New Zealand.
1994 Studio Photography [Advertising: Lighting], KSSR Foyer of Institut Technology MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
1993 2-D Relief Panel [Wooden], KSSR Foyer of Institut Technology MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
1988 Participated in Miri Art Competition [Sarawak Merdeka Day 25th Year in Malaysia] theme: Beautiful Miri [Miri Indah]


Time-Based Media
 
Designing Web Pages
Interactive Design
Quick Time Movie
3-D Modeling
 
Digital Graphic
 
Publications
Visual Communication
Corporate Design
Illustration
Advertising
Posters
the skills
  Apple Macintosh Oriented!
   
  On-Line Media
 
Netscape Navigatorô 4.03
BBEdit 4.0
Adobe® PageMillô 2.0
Visual Page 1.0
GoLive CyberStudio 1.1
GifBuilder
GIFmationô 2.1 FAT
Transparency 1.0
Afterburner
WebMap 1.0.1
SoundMachine 2.1
Eudora Pro 3.1.1
   
  Digital Imaging
 
Adobe Photoshop® 4.0
Adobe Illustrator® 6.0
Freehand 5.0
Adobe Streamlineô 3.1
   
  Time-Based Media
 
Director 6.0
Adobe Premiere
SoundEdit
Adobe After Effectsô 3.1
Movie Player
   
  3-D Modeling
 
StrataPro
 
  design works  
   

Research Paper

Thesis Topic: ì
Toward the Appropriateness of Image Use on the Internetî. A thesis paper is required to complete the Honours Degree in Computer Graphic Design. Iím designing the Web Pages (Web Design) for my thesis implementation where I put the contents of the thesis paper as subject matter on the Web Pages.


Web Designs

Recent Works

  1. Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad.
  2. Site maintainer for Football Association of Malaysia (FAM)
  3. Demo site for Prestige Communications Sdn Bhd.
  4. Demo site for Malaysia Under Water Haritage
  5. Tax Update-1998 Budget Issue (Malaysia)
  6. Subur Tiasa Holdings Berhad (under constuction).



The
FIMS Homepage, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. This was a one year Intern Project with The Faculty of Information and Mathematical Science, Massey University. My position in this project was as a web designer; designing a homepage, with image compression, and scripting HTML.

Te Papa Atawhai, Wanganui River Tourism (Conservation Board) Homepage, New Zealand. The final section of this web page is located in the
Designland in the Intranet Network System at the Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.

School of Design (Computer Graphic) Homepage, Wanganui Polytechnic. The pioneer web site of the Wanganui School of Design (Computer Graphic). I worked on this project with one other New Zealand student on layout design and scripting HTML.

Control and Privacy. This web site is still running in the Designland in the Intranet Network System at the Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand. This project was designed for an On-Line Media (OLM) subject. While designing this project I studied HTML scripting and Web Design.

ìI want to be a starî is a personal Web Site which is also still running in the Designland in the Intranet Network System at the Design Center, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand. On this very early site of mine, I placed some of my works and included a personal poem.


Digital Publications

Stamp design for New Zealand Post and Phone card for New Zealand Telecom. This design project was based on the theme: ìEndangered Species in New Zealandî. I chose the series of penguins as subject matter.

ìUrban Childrenís Povertyî , UNICEF United Nations New York: designing a series of cards as a gift to UNICEF. The 15cm x 11cm cards were created as illustrations with the theme of ìUrban Childrenís Povertyî.

Sound in Print, Raygun Magazine (Auckland-United Stated). This project was an Image Processing assignment. I designed an image illustration based on the song ìBed of Rosesî by singer Jon Von Jovi. The project was intended to be published in Raygun Magazine.Re-designed the Horseblood Magazine Australasia: For this thoroughbred horse magazine, I re-designed the layout and chose some quality images. The purpose was to change the magazine image and to avoid the old style of layout.

BJ Ball Calender. 1996 BJ Ball Calender Design Competition. Designing a calender for New Zealand BJ Ball Paper Company.

WHALES Poster. A poster design for International Photographic Exhibition of Global Concern World Endangered Species.


Videos

60 second Dog TV promotion video, Regional Television broadcast from Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

 
       
  awards of achievement  
       
   
1997 Academic Award of Distinction Bachelor in Computer Graphic Design (Hons) Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
1996 Academic Award of Distinction (Bachelor in Computer Graphic Design) Degree Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
1992-1994 Biasiswa Pinjaman Yayasan Sarawak
1984-1990 School Awards for academic and co-curriculum achievements. Details of School Awards of Academic and Co-curriculums will be shown upon request.
1988 Shell Company (Malaysia) Academic Award for Bintulu Division, Sarawak.
1987-1989 Biasiswa Persekutuan (Federal Scholarship) for my expressive result on the SRP examination.
 
       
  working experience and special interest  
       
   
1997 Teacher. Worked as a temporary teacher at my old school where I taught Geography, Drawing and Practical Malay for students of Chinese education background.
1997 until present Web Designer. First job right after graduted from New Zealand.

I am alert and concerned with current issues because I believe all that goes on in the world basically influences design.
I enjoy cultural (socialogy+political) and technology oriented issues.

Hobbies: Travelling, Internet (Surfing), Music and Swimming
 
       
  references  
       
 
  1. Professor Hazel Gamec, Design School Academic Manager, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
  2. Steve Grant, Mac Consultant, FIMS Computer Support Group at the Faculty of Information and Mathematical Science. Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  3. En. Mazlan., the Head of Graphic Department School, KSSR.ITM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  4. Dr. Ahmad, Assistant Rector (Student Affairs) at HEP of ITM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  5. Karen Cole, Tutor and my Thesis Advisor at Design School, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
  6. Edmund Ashley, Tutor and my Thesis Implementation Scripting and Technical Advisor (Web Design) at Design School, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
  7. Vivien Wake, Thesis Writing and English Tutor at Design School, Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand.
 
       
   
 
    Copyright©1998 Louis R Kanyan. All right reserved. [A member of the MIR Web Design Team] Created with a Power Macintosh®