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Al Kadivar is an award-winning Designer, based in Vancouver, BC with more than ten years of multifaceted international experiences. He is highly specialized in emerging digital design technologies and the sophisticated 3D Modelling, Rendering, and Animation software applications that come with it. 
Al is heavily-versed in digital design at an enterprise level, with a "never say can’t" mindset of innovative startups. He is truly passionate about ambitious projects and has worked across different interdisciplinary teams in hyper-creative agile environments. He has also been a technical trainer and a mentor to new hires during all his senior and executive roles as a Co-Founder and Digital Design Manager. 
Al’s designs combine digital technology and aesthetics, as well as advanced and highly adaptable digital fabrication technologies. His digitally enhanced cutting-edge style is the result of applied research and utilizing alternative techniques, reflected in unique, digitally-crafted designs. His curiosity for expanding his expertise through learning and applying the latest digital technologies motivated him to pursue a Post-Graduate Degree in Digital Media at the Centre for Digital Media (CDM) in Vancouver, Canada where he is also serving as an Instructional Assistant.
Al holds a Master of Science degree in Architecture and Design with honours from Yerevan State University. He has lived in four countries and speaks five languages. Upon graduation, he is planning to apply his gained knowledge in emerging Digital Media technologies to develop best practices and innovative pipelines to improve the quality of design outcomes while being an active member of the digital design industry.


Dec 2021 (Cohort 15)


  • 3D Designer
  • Animator / VFX
  • Entrepreneur
  • Project Manager