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Sean Bellinger

Freelance 3D Animator & Digital Artist

2017
Location:Houston, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/seanbellinger
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Sean Christian Bellinger

Objective

To join the production team of an industry leading company in the visual communications, 3D modeling/animation, game development, or motion graphics field.

Summary of Qualifications

Creative and innovative 3D modeling/animation artist, motion graphic artist, video editor, and photographer with a strong professional background and 20+ years of experience in visual communication. Proven project management and leadership skills with the ability to conceptualize and complete projects within deadline requirements. Excels in the use of the latest 3D art, 3D animation, motion graphic, video editing, graphic design, motion capture, and game design/simulation technologies. Developed and facilitated the instruction of various training classes in 3D animation, game development, and graphic design. Dedicated to the creation of quality digital imagery.

---------Skills-----------

PC platform (7, Vista, XP64, XP, 2000, NT, 98)
Macintosh platform (OS 9.x, OS X(all versions))
3D animation (3dsMax, Maya, Lightwave 3D, Motionbuilder)
3D modeling (3dsMax , Maya, Lightwave 3D, Unreal Editor, Unreal Develpoment Kit, Unity Engine)
Texturing (Photoshop, Deep Paint 3D, Body Paint 3D)
Sculpting (ZBrush, Mudbox)
Level Design (Unreal Editor, Unreal Development Kit, Unity Engine)
Motion Capture (Natural Point Arena)
Storyboarding
Lighting
Compositing (After Effects, Combustion, Toxik)
Editing (Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro)
Sound design (Soundbooth, Soundforge, Audition, Acid)
Graphic design (Sketchbook Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter)
Presentation (ProPresenter, After Effects)
Photography (Fashion, Glamour, Weddings, Fine Art)

-------Professional Experience-------------

Game Design & Simulation Adjunct Professor 2010 – present
Lone Star College – Kingwood Houston, TX

Develop and facilitate the training of principles and career skills in 3D modeling & rendering, 3D animation, game design & simulation, and digital art & design to college students.
- Character and object design.
- Rigging for animation
- Character and object animation
- Scene design and development
- Camera, lighting, & rendering
- Character design and development for game engines like Unreal Engine 3 (Unreal Ed, Unreal Development Kit, Game Maker Pro)
- Level design and development for game engines like Unreal Engine 3 (Unreal Ed, Unreal Development Kit, Game Maker Pro)
- Computer Illustration

3D Modeling & Game Design Instructor 2006 – present
Digital Media Academy Campbell, CA

Develop and facilitate the training of principles and career skills in 3D modeling, 3D animation, and game creation to adults and teens.
- Character design and development for game engines like Unreal Engine 3 (Unreal Ed, Unreal Development Kit)
- Level design and development for game engines like Unreal Engine 3 (Unreal Ed, Unreal Development Kit)

3D Animation Adjunct Professor 2003 – present
Lone Star College – North Harris Houston, TX

Develop and facilitate the training of principles and career skills in 3D modeling & rendering, 3D animation, and digital art & design to college students.
- Character and object design.
- Rigging for animation
- Character and object animation
- Scene design and development
- Camera, lighting, & rendering
- Digital Imaging

3D Animation Instructor 2002 – 2010
The Guthrie Center for Excellence Houston, TX

Develop and facilitate the training of principles and career skills in 3D modeling & rendering, 3D animation, and art & design to high school students.
- Character and object design.
- Rigging for animation
- Character and object animation
- Motion capture
- Scene design and development
- Camera, lighting, & rendering
- SkillsUSA Advisor 2003 – 2010
- SkillsUSA District 8 Chair 3D Visualization & Animation competition 2004 – 2010
- SkillsUSA State Co-Chair 3D Visualization & Animation competition 2004 – 2010

Co-Founder & Animation Artist 2002 – present
Revelation Interactive Houston, TX

Game concept artist, modeler, character setup artist, and animator.
- Character and object design.
- Rigging for animation
- Character and object animation
- Scene design and development
- Camera, lighting, & rendering
- Level design

Animation Artist/Photographer 2002 – 2002
ePublishing, Inc. Houston, TX

Concept artist, 3D modeler, 3D animator, and graphic designer for entertainment and corporate industry projects.
- Character and object design.
- Rigging for animation
- Character and object animation
- Scene design and development
- Camera, lighting, & rendering
- Created artwork for CD/DVD covers, inserts, tray cards, and CD/DVD faces.
- Designed the interface for the Houston Area Urban League’s interactive CD.

Senior Animator/Photographer 2001 – 2002
DECA, Inc. Houston, TX

Concept artist, 3D modeler, 3D animator, compositor, and editor for corporate, broadcast, and entertainment video
- Created full screen animations for use in a PowerPoint project for Diamond Offshore.
- Conceptualized and created an eight page brochure for Audio Visual Technologies Group (AVTG)
- Conceptualized, storyboarded, and completed a twenty second video for use on CNBC to introduce the CEO of Key Energy Services.
- Created several animations for use in interactive CDs designed for Key Energy Services.
- Conceptualized and created a unique centerfold image using 3D and 2D elements for ABB for use in their brochure.

Technology Support Analyst 2000 – 2001
The Art Institute of Houston Houston, TX

Hardware and software installation and maintenance
Assisted in managing video production and editing equipment

----------Education-------------------

The Art Institute of Houston Houston, TX 2010 – present
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree – Media Arts & Animation

The Art Institute of Houston Houston, TX 1999 – 2001

Associate of Applied Science Degree – Animation Art & Design

Honor roll
Dean’s list
CGPA 3.2
Secretary of the AIH Computer Animation Club

Certificates/Awards Received

Merit Scholarship Award winner – 2000
Texas Educator Certificate – 2005
J. Landon Short Mini Grant – 2005
Harold D. Guthrie Center for Excellence Outstanding Partnership Award – 2007
SkillsUSA 100 Percent Chapter Award – 2007
Certificate of Completion – Art Institute of Houston Summer Studio 2007 Educator Workshop
Certificate of Completion – Art Institute of Houston Summer Studio 2008 Educator Workshop
National Youth Leadership Forum Honorary Certificate – 2008t
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Digital Art