Dr. Ritesh Kumar is an Associate Senior Faculty at NID, Ahmedabad with more than a decade of experience in Design Education. He teaches courses such as Design Drawing, Fundamentals of Visual Design, Analytical Drawing, Elements of Composition, Design Process, and Research Methods.
He earned his postgraduate Diploma in Animation Film Design at NID after completing his BFA in Applied Arts from College of Arts & Crafts, Patna University and MFA in Applied Arts from Banaras Hindu University. In 2019 he obtained his PhD Degree from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan
He began his professional career as an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Design, Banasthali University. Served there till 2019 as an Associate Professor. Apart from teaching various design related courses at Bachelor and Masters’ level in Banasthali Vidyapith he led the Communication Design Department there. He contributed to several consultancy projects based on Behavioral Change as an Illustrator for UNICEF Rajasthan, Bihar & Jharkhand. He has been invited as visiting faculty in various institutions including NIFT Mumbai, MS University Baroda, Rajasthan University, Poornima University Jaipur and Kilkari Bal Bhawan Patna.
His areas of interest include watercolour, comic books, and bird watching.