Digital: Maya, ZBrush, Mari, Rhino 5Mudbox, Topogun, Photoshop . Rendering knowledge in Vray, Proficient in organic and hard surface modeling UDIM multi-tile mapping and texturing.
Work Experience Summary
California Theaming. Spring 2019-Fall 2019/modeling/sculpture
Utilized Rhino and Zbrush to design and prepare for 3d printing architectural elements for two large parade floats currently being constructed for a client of a well-known Theme park in Anaheim, Ca.
Courtroom Animation Summer 2018-Spring 2019/digital modeling
Built and textured various architectural and mechanical assets and props for use in animation to illustrate an event for clients; utilized Maya, 3dMax, Photoshop. Elements include: Moped, freeway overpasses, and a high res layout of the 2016 Leibel murder scene for a project by Courtroom Animation. Samir Lyons Supervisor.
Hunky Dory Spring 2019/ digital modeling-texturing
Modeled and textured assets for an upcoming Carnation protein drink advertisement. Included a cookie with displacement map texture. Maya, AI, Photoshop. Diana Young executive producer.
Brickyard FX Spring 2019/digital modeling
Modeled six trophy figures and base for client Santander commercials. Utilized Maya and Zbrush. Amy Appleton Executive Producer.
Zero FX- Fall 2018
Rebuilt, modeled, and UV mapped character assets for upcoming emoji commercial.
Utilizing Maya, and Zbrush. Mike Warner Supervisor.
Courtroom Animation Summer 2018
Built and textured various architectural and mechanical assets and props for use in animation to illustrate an event for clients; utilized Maya, 3dMax, Photoshop. Samir Lyons Supervisor.
California Theaming Fall 2016-2018 Monrovia, CA summer-spring 2017/2018digital model/sculptor
Assisted in creating digital and sculptural assets, utilizing software Rhino 5 and Maya for rebuilding surfaces, and preparing for printing. Client: Disney Studios.
Mousetrappe Burbank, CA Winter_Spring 2017
Retopologizing assets for renders with textures for animation projection project. Utilized ZBrush, Maya, Topogun, Mari. Client: Disney Studios.
Copy+Pixel Los Angeles, Winter 2017
For this project, I modeled/textured in real world scale and proportions the truck and environment-utilizing photographs provided by legal team, and Google Earth for illustration of a traffic accident and presented in court. Samir Lyons, project supervisor.
DFFX Venice, CA Summer 2016
Retopologized body scans of Zombie extras for Fear of the Walking Dead; included UV mapping. Utilized Maya, ZBrush, Topogun.
Chad Finnerty, supervisor
The Mission Studios Venice, CA Spring 2015-Summer 2016
Built and textured cg assets from architectural elements to hard surface assets for various commercial projects: Audi, Summer,Force of Nature; Marvel, Contest of Champions, Contest of Champions Deadpool; Nike Snow Day; Nike Huarache. Utilized: Maya,VRay, Zbrush, Mudbox, Mari, Photoshop, Topogun..
Tasks also Include: Rebuilding assets from game mesh(Marvel) or from CAD models(Audi)
Piotr Karwas supervisor; Diana Cheng, Ryan Meredeth, producers.
Mousetrappe Burbank, Ca – Fall-Winter 2014
Built digital elements for DisneyWorld, retopology, UV mapping, texturing, for projection animation. Utilized Mari, Maya, ZBrush.
Disney Imagineering Burbank, CA– Spring 2012-Spring 2014
Created digital and sculptural elements for Disney theme parks. Utilizing software ZBrush, Maya; and sculpting in foam and clay, various architectural and character assets.
Oct 2010-Jan 2011
Whitemoon Dreams Pasadena, Ca–digital
Haunted Mansion Assisted in the creation of character assets, utilizing Zbrush and Maya, and Photoshop. Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
View working example here- http://gizmodo.com/5789412/watch-the-spooky-new-high+tech-ghosts-at-disney-worlds-haunted-mansion
USC/ICT Marina del Rey, Ca– May-September 2010
The Immersive Naval Officer Training System (INOTS) A real-world instructional training application used to teach interpersonal skills to Navy junior leaders. I participated in Modeling base mesh, game mesh, UV maps, created Normal, Diffuse and Gloss maps. Developed and textured environment of office on a battle ship for the VR environment.
CIS Hollywood Ca. –2008.
Watchmen. Modeled previs architecture for Red Square scene, the Gum Mall. Modeled
sailor and woman figures for Times Square scene: uniform, dresses, shoes, hats, etc.
Tropic Thunder. Previs layout of lava terrain, with city ruins, Bridges, Shipwreck etc., geology of buttes, crevasses, etc. ZBrush used to make displacement maps for lava texture.
Degree: BFA Studio Art, California Institute of the Arts, 1993.
Summer Intern at: Stan Winston Studios, for Batman 2, Jurrasic Park. 1991