Eric Mahady

Freelance Digital Artist & Presentation Designer

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Eric Mahady
275 W. Grand #312
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 515-7906
SKYPE: eric.mahady
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I have a proven record of innovation, professionalism, and rewarding relationships in the U.S. and overseas.
I excel at one-on-one relationships with clientele, including clients with budgets exceeding $100 million and clients from other countries.
I have created and directed new divisions for several major studios and have been responsible for the research, specification, purchase, set up, maintenance and operation of millions of dollars worth of cutting edge digital equipment.
I have designed pipelines for production and taught industrial design, art and digital processes.


Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1989 Bachelors of Science in Transportation Design
Stagiaire, Régie National des Usines Renault, Paris, France, 1989
Certified AVID Media Composer Editor, 1996


"The Best of the Best", Boating Magazine’s “The Best of the Best” for the Chris*Craft 252 Crowne
Chicago Boat Show Award Winner, (Motorboating and Sailing) for the Chris*Craft Sweet 16
Designer, "The Worlds Largest Sport Fisher", Boat International, USA
Nominated to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Honorable Mention, National French Exams 1980,1981
Panelist, Producers Guild of America, New Media Conference, "Animation from Pencils to Pixels"
Who’s Who in the West


Software used in production: Modo, 3d Studio Max, MAYA, Softimage
XSI, Cinema 4D, Rhinoceros, Houdini, Solid Works, AutoCAD, Lightwave, Adobe
Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Ultimatte, Illustrator/
Freehand, Quark Xpress, AVID Media Composer, Media 100, Final Cut Pro, Adobe
Premiere, Bryce, Alias Auto Studio, Cambridge Animo, US Animation,
Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver, Word, Power Point, Excel, Painter
I have, at various times, worked in Macintosh (OS 2 through X), Windows (NT, XP, XP Pro, 95, 98, 2000, 7) and UNIX environments in production and can manage hardware/ technical issues as well as the creative aspects of production.


Industrial Design clients include:

NASA, Chris*Craft, Régie National des Usines Renault, The Rivolta Group, Displayit, Sea Force IX, Sharp Naval Architects, Battaglia and Associates, Viking Yachts, Talon Marine, Boost Mobile, Raisins and Next.

Production Design, Animation and Editing clients include:

Calabash Animation, Walt Disney Animation, Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon Animation, Film Roman, HBO, Universal Studios, The Jim Henson Company, Front Porch Entertainment, Paramount Studios, Omation, Toonz Animation India, PLC, The Discovery Channel, Brain Zoo, Saatchi and Saatchi, Gulf, UNICEF, Ford Motor Co. Kirin, Turner Network, Stargate/IDI, Tamara Bane Gallery, Robert Bane Editions, and “Dharma and Greg”.


Rhino for Yacht Design, Rhino for Jewelry Design, Industrial Design, Photoshop, Film Editing.

Guest Instructor:

Art Center College of Design, Ringling School of Design, Directors Guild of America, and Motion Picture Screen Cartoonist’s Guild.
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Presentation Design