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Darrell Croswell

Freelance 3D Animator & 3D Graphic Designer

1507
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/darrellcroswell
5
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$22
Rate/Hr
DARRELL CROSWELL
2537 East 8th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
V5M 1W3
Phone: 604.396.1197
Email: darrell@croswell.ca

SKILLS

Modeling
· character
· environment
· hard surface

Animation
· characters
· particles
· rigging

Texturing
· high resolution
· organic
· mesh unwrapping

Lighting
· scanline
· HDRI
· Mental Ray

2D
· fine arts training
· storyboarding
· character design

Direction
· instructing
· pipeline design
· scheduling

DEMO REEL: http://vimeo.com/57011289

EDUCATION

Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, Canada
September 1998 – May 1999 / September 2003 – May 2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts Program
x
Fine arts diploma

Centre for Digital Imaging and Sound
Vancouver, Canada
October 1999 – February 2001
Digital Animation Masters Program
x
Maya certification
x
Digital animation diploma

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Industry Works
VFX Artist
Vancouver, Canada
October 2012
x
All CG duties.
x
Work closely with All levels of production.

Mechnology
VFX Atist
Vancouver, Canada
July 2012 – August 2012
x
Created particle systems for feature production.
x
Animated and rendered various shot elements.
x
Worked closely with VFX supervisor to produce shots daily on a tight schedule.

Electric Square
3D Generalist
Toronto, Canada
April 2011 – February 2012 / July 2008
x
Worked with 3D art director on creating content for documentary series.
x
Used a wide range of 3D generalist skills on a daily basis.
x
Worked offsite and self organized.

3Plains
3D Lead
Vancouver, Canada
January 2009 – March 2011
x
Responsible for pipeline design and implementation.
x
Provide technical and artistic direction to junior staff.
x
Responsible for deadline assessments and production.

Zoic Studios
Matchmover
Vancouver, Canada
September - November 2008
x
Worked on a variety of shots for television series and features.

Xtranormal
Senior 3D Artist
Montreal, Canada
April 2008 – August 2008
x
Worked on a variety of projects each with distinct aesthetic style.
x
Worked with design team to achieve desired look.
x
Incorporation of 3D art assets into real time engine.

Pacific Audio Visual Institute
Instructor
Vancouver, Canada
January 2007 – May 2008 / May 2011 – September 2011
x
Teach advanced modeling, intro animation, intro texturing and rendering.
x
Use of multiple software platforms.
x
Responsible for designing and grading of assignments.
x
Responsible for curriculum design.

Wishbone-X Creations
3D Lead
Vancouver, Canada
January 2006 – January 2008
x
Scheduling and technical direction of junior staff.
x
Design and implementation of art production pipeline.
x
Incorporation of 3D art assets into game engine.
x
Responsible for file management.

3Plains
3D Artist
Vancouver, Canada
September 2004 – September 2005
x
Responsible for shot completion from animatic stage to final rendering.
x
Familiarized with production environment pace and collaboration.
x
Responsible for network administration and hardware maintenance.

Wishbone-X Creations
3D Artist
Vancouver, Canada
May 2002 – September 2004
x
Character animator.
x
Worked with game engines and cinematics.
x
Responsible for character modelling, texturing and rigging.

Phoenix Technologies
Motion Capture Internship
Vancouver, Canada
April – May 2001
x
Became familiar with the collaborative aspects that accompany a production
environment.
x
Responsible for capturing, cleaning and applying motion capture data to character
skeletons.
x
Responsible for exporting data from proprietary software to 3D software for
rendering.
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
3D Graphic Design