Q: Tell us a bit about yourself.
A: Hello! I am Anmol Murad from Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2020. I belong to Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. I completed my early education from University Model School, Peshawar. I have earned a Master’s degree in Communication Art from Peshawar University and I am a fine arts enthusiast who loves to sketch and paint. I have worked for two years as a Graphic Designer at various organizations, including LMKT Peshawar, Basecamp Peshawar, FF Steel Private Limited, and Leekwal.
Q: Tell us three interesting facts about yourself.
A: I am passionate about my career, loyal, and also sensitive.
Q: Why did you choose Communication Arts as a major?
A: I like that it’s a perfect combination of technical skills and arts.
Q: Walk us through your resume.
A: I have earned a Master’s degree in Communication Art from Peshawar University and am a fine arts enthusiast who loves to sketch and paint. I have worked for two years as a Graphic Designer at various organizations, including LMKT Peshawar, Basecamp Peshawar, FF Steel Private Limited, and Leekwal.
Q: You opted for Graphic designing, but apart from it what other fields or subjects of IT do you take interest in?
A: I am more interested in Arts and Design, I don’t have much interest in IT subjects, but being a Graphic designer I use Photoshop and Illustrator for my work.
Q: What has been the most rewarding experience of your career thus far?
A: It’s early for my professional career so I am still exploring.
Q: You are a fine arts enthusiast what made you apply for the Fellowship Innovation program?
A: I have joined the Fellowship program to learn new skills and become a productive member of the community. Since I have never been associated with any government department, I wanted to apply for the Fellowship Program.
Q: On what project are you working here? What do you expect to achieve at the end of the Fellowship program?
A: I am assigned on the team working on the Digitization of Fund Disbursements for the Benevolent Fund Cell. I want it to be really perfect in the end so that our efforts are fruitful in helping the department transition towards automation and digitization. I envision the Fellowship program as my first step towards a successful career.
Q: What do you feel about the environment here, would you recommend any improvements?
A: The environment is really good, the team is really supportive and helping. There is nothing to change I guess.
Q: Describe your top three technical skills?
A: I don’t know if it’s technical or not but I would say:
Q: If Anmol Murad had not been a Graphics Designer, what would she be doing right now?
A: A Concept Artist.
Q: How do you handle stress?
A: Sometimes I paint without thinking what am I painting and then it throws all of my thoughts on a Canvas. It helps me handle my stress.
Q: Which is more important, creativity, or efficiency?
A: Efficiency is really important in our lives without it we are useless. Creativity is Important but not necessary, you don’t have to be creative for everything but you should have the aesthetic sense to feel the peace and beauty of our own Creator (Allah).
And no one is perfect, but if we see our world this is made by these two things Creativity and Efficiency.
When we feel the creativity of our Allah in each and everything, it seems like we are connected to each other and this connection makes us more like a human. This world is an example of efficiency and creativity, Each and everything created by our Creator is efficient in their works and also Creative. We just need to get the depth about it.
Q: Tell me something you have done that goes against all social conventions, yet you did it anyway because it was the right thing to do!
A: Going to an Art field.