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3D Animator with over 10 years of digital media experience, demonstrating an understanding of animation, modeling and scene set-up. Created animations for advertising agencies, film, television and fine art.
Freelance Animator and Creative Director, Sole Proprietor, Kalsky Animation and Design, July 2003- Present. Created animations of characters, cameras and 3D objects, 3D modeling and scene setups in a fast-paced, creative environment in which deadlines were critical.
Partial client list includes:
• Saatchi & Saatchi
• Motion Capture NYC
• Matthew Weinstein
Animator, Ariel Digital Arts, July, 2002- July, 2008. Created animation for a children’s CGI television series, including rigging characters, animation and overseeing a team of animators.
Instructor, New Jersey City University, Part-time, January- May 2005.
Developed and implemented the student curriculum, wrote and proctored examinations; supervised students with course projects and taught 3D Studio Max.
Animator, Feature-length film, Light and the Sufferer, February, 2005 - September, 2005. Created character animation of a 3D quadruped creature integrated with live action.
Motion Capture Animator, Tzohar Productions, July 2001-2002. Operated the motion capture system and cleaned the data; coordinated with the Art Director, modelers, and textures and lighting artists for a feature-length television program about Jewish history.
After Effects and 3D Animator, Opus Productions, September 2000- July 2001. Participated in the technical and creative processes for animation projects; provided interactive and commercial animations to clients, including:
• Palm Pilot
• Israeli Defense Forces
Animation Mentor, Diploma in Advance Character Animation Studies, 2009-2011.
• Sean Ermey, Animator
• Wayne Gilbert, Head of Character Animation at VanArts
• Marlon Nowe, Walt Disney Animation Studios
• Steve Cunningham, Dreamworks
• Jay Jackson, Animator
• Sean Sexton, Dreamworks
Jerusalem School of New Media, Jerusalem, Israel, 1997- 2000. B.Sc. in Multimedia, Video and Sound. Special Honors in Computer Animation.
• Animation & Graphics: Maya, 3D Studio Max, Motionbuilder, Flash, Freehand, Photoshop
• Motion Capture: Motionbuilder
• Editing & Compositing: Premiere, After Effects , SoundForge