Noor Ariff Ahmad was born and raised in Perlis, Malaysia. Today, he has settled down in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. He started his career as a cartoonist in 1994 while being employed with BOOM! The Cartoon Magazine, published by Ahadiat Akashah Sdn Bhd. His then pen name he used in this edition was the “EYE”.
In 1996 he decided to venture forward seeking new experiences by joining UJANG, the cartoon magazine published by Kharisma Publication Sdn Bhd and using the pen name “GANDUM”.
By 1998, he decided it was time to leave UJANG Magazine and ended up as a permanent Cartoonist before migrating and settling in Singapore until today.
He is currently working as Head of Management of the IT Operations group in an investment company and is an Independent Cartoonist. His work can be followed on his FaceBook, under Ariff Eye Ahmad.