Quantico (Singapore) Copywriting, Content Marketing and Web-Writing Workshops and Courses

Arjun Khara.

Arjun Khara is the creative director at Quantico Communications (Singapore), and the course convenor for the copywriting and visual communications courses in Singapore and South East Asia. Arjun is in charge of the firm’s design intelligence, and oversees its mobile apps and content, websites, and rich digital applications and interactive projects. In 2012 Arjun moved from head of visual communications to overseeing the firm’s creative direction. From 2016 Arjun will also be heading Quantico’s business development and investing arm in South East Asia for startups involved in visual communications, game design, and digital entertainment spaces.

Quick Glance.

Communications

Course Convenor: Copywriting Courses Singapore and ASEAN

Course Convenor: Writing for the Web Courses Singapore and ASEAN

Senior Instructor: Digital Cultures Courses Singapore and ASEAN

Creative Director: Content Modelling, Design Direction, and Digital Startups Sourcing

Design

Adobe Certified Associate

Adobe CC Suite (Ps, Ai, Ae, Pr, Au, An, Lr, Fl, Dw, Br)

Apple Final Cut Pro and Apple Aperture

Autodesk SketchBook Pro

2D and 3D Animation, Rigs, Physics, and Inverse Kinematics

Brand Conceptualisation, UI/UX, and Organisational Storytelling

Development

HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, RoR, A-Frame

WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal Content Management System(s)

Node.js Server Side Scripting

Xcode and Swift 4

Semantic Search Modelling

Publications

A Brand in My Pocket (ISBN: 978-981-07-1736-0)

Design in Search and Social Media (ISBN: 978-­981-­09-­9822-­6)

Introduction to Copywriting (ISBN: 978-981-11-0512-8)

Languages

English (A)

French (I)

Hindi (A)

Mandarin (B)

From .COMs to .GOVs
Training The Best + Brightest.

AccorHotels
MCI
MINDEF
3M
NUS
Singtel
Google
WDA
Mindshare
Zalora
Audi
Deloitte
MOE
KPMG
OCBC
StarHub
MOM
IHG
NCSS
McCann World Group

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Selected Portfolio of Works (Web & Animation Development).

Note: The works shown here are available for public display and demonstration and do not include works (animation, apps, UI, packaging, and visual effects) completed for clients, or works that have been requested to remain private for corporate compliance and ISO 9001:2015 standards purposes.

Further personal creative works (PDF) ⊕

Click the image to see the galaxy in VR. Turn any 2D image into an interactive VR experience. Bonus: See the black hole in at the centre of the galaxy. (To get the full effect, use a VR headset like Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard)

Click the image to watch this video in VR space. Concept development for gamifying learning environments in classrooms in Singapore. (To get the full effect, use a VR headset like Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard)

A short style video using game element narratives with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Audition, ScreenFlow, Javascript, and A-Frame. Subject: Loikaw Lodge (Myanmar).

Quantico Course Finder Mobile App UI using an isometric grid.

A short on search resulting in simple happiness.

Continuous loop on content comprising content.

Game concept: Sun to Super Nova (Wish You Were Here).

Silent Heroes Awards 2014 Concept to Conclusion.

Let’s Get Growing: A short video-driven game on fishing and finding answers.

Bounce and build concept for new mobile app on architecture for kids.

CSS3 arrows and pointers for UI enhancement.

An animated tale of angular dimensions.

Creating web animations using pure CSS3 keyframes.

Razor blade game form divs using pure HTML5 and CSS3.

Responsive web design using HTML5 and CSS3 media queries.

UI Dynamic div borders for web and mobile app deployment.

UI Transparent div boxes for web and mobile app deployment.

Google’s material design (animated look and feel) for web forms.

Flat design with cast shadows in Illustrator.

Mac OS Yosemite Keyboard Shortcuts and Commands.

Perfectly centered elements for web and mobile screens (with animated elements).

Gamifying the mobile logistics industry with a Simplr Solution (Brand / Naming / Story / UI / UX / Iconography / Color / Design / App).

Visually experiencing fruit juices through 3D packaging for Ripe Australian Fruit Juices (Brand / Story / Color / Design / Retail Appeal).

Publications.

A Brand In My Pocket: A Pocketful of Personal Branding Magic (ISBN: 978-981-07-1736-0)

Book publication co-authored 2012 and available at National Library of Singapore | Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Library

Design in Search and Social Media Optimisation XW­SSM: (ISBN: 978-­981-­09-­9822-­6)


Research paper publication authored 2016 and available for purchase at Quantico Communications LLP

Introduction to Copywriting PW-CPW01-2D: (ISBN: 978-981-11-0512-8)

Research paper publication authored 2016 and available for purchase at Quantico Communications LLP

Media and Useful Links.

Copywriting Across ASEAN: Success in Design and Visual Communication

News article on Arjun’s work at an ASEAN gathering in Brunei on copywriting and design

Developing Digital Strategies for Community Engagement

News article on how digital communication principles create distinct online communities and interactions

Marketing Guru Reveals Brand Secrets

News article covering Arjun’s experiences and expertise with big brand-building and digital storytelling for web and interaction developers

Building a National Award From The Ground Up

News article on the conceptualisation of the Nationwide Silent Heroes Awards in Singapore together with clubs and communities in Singapore

Ideology Through Interactive Communication

News article on Arjun’s workshops in Brunei on designing ideology through interactivity and animated elements to gather user engagement and retention

Understanding ASEAN Stories, Characters and Characteristics

News article about Arjun’s work in Singapore and the ASEAN region on how digital communities reflect offline relationships across national and transnational boundaries

Older Articles, Radio Interviews, and Media Stories

Other news and media stories about Arjun’s work at Quantico Communications have been archived here

Our Clients.

 

A – F

A*Star
AccorHotels Asia Pacific
AccorHotels Greater China
AccorHotels Hong Kong
ACE Insurance
Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group
Agency for Integrated Care
AIA
AIESEC International
Alliance Era Pte Ltd
Art Science Museum (ASM)
Asia Pacific Maritime Trade Show
Asia Television Forum
Audi
AXA Insurance
BAG Networks
Baiduri Bank
Baron’s Strong Brew
BASF
Bayer CropScience
Bethesda Care and Counselling Centre
BlackBlue Media Group (BBMG)
Boys’ Town Singapore
Brother International
Bureau Pte Ltd
BusinessChina
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canopy Design
Chan Brothers Travel
Charities Aid Foundation South East Asia
CHIJMES
Civil Service College (CSC)
ClearPath Sdn Bhd
Confex MICE
Contact Centre Association of Singapore
DBS Bank
DBS Vickers
Deloitte
Delphys Singapore
DigitasLBi
Dow Chemical Company
DST Telecoms Brunei
Duke-NUS Graduate School of Medicine
Duo Studio
E-commerce Enablers
Employment and Employability Institute (e2i)
Esplanade Theatres By The Bay
ESSEC Business School
Evolve Mixed Martial Arts
Fairfield Methodist Alumni Association
Far East Management Pte Ltd
Far East Hospitality Pte Ltd
Fullerton Financial Holdings

G – N

Gems Advisors (Asia) Pte Ltd
George P. Johnson
Gold Roast White Coffee
Goodrich Global
Google
Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy
Hai’s Pte Ltd
Havas Media Pte Ltd
Hitachi
ibis Singapore
Ikeda Spa
Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)
INSEAD
International Data Corporation (IDC)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG)
International Enterprise (IE) Singapore
IP Academy Singapore (IPOS)
Iron Ore Week Singapore
Isobar
Keppel Logistics
Kinzo Vietnam
KPMG
Knowledge Management Solutions (KMS)
Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School
Kwanpen
Lantiq Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Lazada South East Asia
Lazy Lizard Restaurant and Bars
Mahidol University (Thailand)
Make It Work
Marina Bay Sands
McCann World Group
MediaConcepts
Metro
Mendaki (Yasan Mendaki)
Mindshare
Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI)
Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)
Ministry of Education (MOE)
Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
Momenta
MUIS
Nanyang Technological University
National Council of Social Service (NCSS)
National Health Group Diagnostics (NHG)
National University of Singapore (NUS)
National University of Singapore Society (NUSS)
National Youth Council Singapore (NYC)
Navis Capital
Neo Garden Catering
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Nippon Paint
Novotel
NTUC

O – Z

OCBC
Offset SG
Omron
One World International School
Peatix
People’s Association Singapore (PA)
Persatuan Permudi Islam Singapura
POSB Bank
PPIS
PSA Corporation Ltd
Quadmark
Reed Exhibitions
Regent Corp-Werkz
Republic Polytechnic
Ricoh
Ripe Australian Fruit Juices
River Safari
RMA Contracts Pte Ltd
ScreenSingapore
SE10
Shenton Wealth Holdings
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC)
Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
Singapore Kindness Movement
Singapore Polytechnic
Singapore Pools
Singapore Post (SingPost)
Singapore Science Centre
Singapore Swimming Club
Singapore Tourism Board
Singapore Zoo
Singtel Telecommunications Pte Ltd
Singtel Mobile Pte Ltd
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Sofitel So Singapore
Somfy Pte Ltd
ST Electronics
Standard Chartered Bank
StarHub
Sysmex
Trend Micro Inc
TUM Asia
Upnixt
Upper Storey Pte Ltd
Vantage Point
Warees Investments Pte Ltd (MUIS)
Wesley Methodist Church
Wildlife Reserves Singapore
WineTime Singapore
Wirecard
Workforce Development Agency (WDA)
Zalora
Zurich Insurance
100% Design Singapore
3M
8i Holdings Ltd

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