Member profile

Sahar Kausar

Technical Artist at Walt Disney Imagineering
Burbank, California United States

Twitter: https://twitter.com/saharkausar
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saharkausar

University: Carnegie Mellon University

Area of study: Entertainment Technology

Year of graduation: 2019


Biography

Sahar is passionate about fusing art and engineering together to create beautiful and immersive guest experiences.

Currently she is a technical artist in Walt Disney Imagineering's animation department in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Her daily life consists of rigging, animation, and tool creation along with figure programming and installation to bring the animatronics to life! Sahar also previously interned as a creative development and production design intern for Walt Disney Imagineering under the Play Disney Parks team where she helped with three installs and launching the Play Disney Parks app to the app store. 

She recently graduated with her masters from Carnegie Mellon University with a focus on technical art and computer graphics. She also holds a dual computer science engineering and digital arts degree with double art minors in Studio Arts and Fine Arts from the University of Florida. Sahar was selected as a TEA NextGen scholar in 2019 and is excited to bridge the gap in the entertainment industry and explore the intersection of film, gaming, VR/AR, and themed entertainment.

Link to Professional TEA Membership Profile: http://bit.ly/Sahar_WDI_TEA_Profile



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