- Cape Town, ZA
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I have been working as a proffesional 3D generalist in broadcast and television since 2001 and have worked in London with companies such as The Mill, Glassworks, The Ebeling Group,more...I have been working as a proffesional 3D generalist in broadcast and television since 2001 and have worked in London with companies such as The Mill, Glassworks, The Ebeling Group, SkyTV etc. over the years.
Although I have a vast overall knowledge of the 3D animation process, my strength is my eye, paying close attention to all visual aspects animation, mainly modeling, texturing and lighting.
Area Covered: Based in Cape Town, South Africa, but will work anywhere in the world on location or remotely.
Work Experience Summary: The Mill
2005-2007 - Freelance 3D Animator
I worked on and off for a period of two years with teams at The Mill London, on various projects, ranging from commercials to music videos to film.
Launched in 1990, The Mill rapidly developed an international reputation as a pioneering visual effects company. The Mill's reputation has been built up over many years due to the innovative and creative VFX applied to various advertising campaigns for the likes of Sony, Nike and Levis and our work in other areas such as TV and music promos. The Mill has won prestigious awards in all its disciplines, including Europe's only Oscar for visual effects for its work on Ridley Scott's Gladiator.
2006-2007 - Freelance 3D Animator
I worked on and off as a freelancer on various projects at Glassworks over 2006/2007.
Glassworks provides digital animation and effects expertise for the production of creative visual content - award winning commercials, music promos and immersive marketing tool - for clients around the world.
2006-2007 - Freelance 3D Animator
I worked on and off at Fluid Pictures over a period of two years 2006 - 2007. My roles included working as a 3D generalist in teams and also working on projects as an individual.
Fluid Pictures is a 3D animation and FX studio that creates animated visual solutions for the television documentary market with clients such as National Geographic and the BBC.
The Ebeling Group
2006-2006 - Freelance 3D Animator
I worked as part of a remote team with Hilton Tennant in Johannesburg for The Ebeling Group based in New York in the creation of a number of 5 second stings for a Canadian TV network.
The Ebeling Group (TEG) is an international production company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. The TEG roster includes world-renowned designers and directors MK12, Nakd, Lobo, Tennant, LBA, Caviar, Convert and Caskey.
2002-2005 - Senior 3D Animator
Luma Animation is a high profile 3D animation facility servicing both the local and international TV commercials market and long form TV series market.
Working directly under the company's Directors, my primary responsibility was to lead, oversee and manage teams of animators working on television commercials from initial briefing stage to final delivery while maintaining a hands-on role through out the entire process. Specific areas of work undertaken included:
o 3D lead
o Consulting with clients and advising of best possible solutions for specific 3D application
o Quoting on jobs
o Overseeing work in progress meetings with clients and advertising agencies
o Assessing and delegating of appropriate 3D tasks to various animators
o Animatic and camera layout.
o Modelling and texturing of key characters and sets.
o Various specialist texturing for realism, toon shaders and unconventional styles.
o Final lighting and rendering of completed animation.
o Compositing final passes using XSI FX tree.
o On set 3D supervision for live-action film shoot
Education Summary: Cape Peninsula University of Technology, National Diploma in Graphic Design
Senior 3D Generalist / Animator / Director