Steven van Buuren

Freelance 3D Animator & Digital Artist

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
2 Skills
I am a passionate 3D artist.
Specialties: 3D Modeling, texture painting (hand painted textures) 3d lighting and rendering. hard surface Lighting and rendering .
Skills: Maya (8 years), ZBrush ( 5 years) Mental Ray ( 7 years), Mudbox , Vray 3.0, Keyshot (3 years), Nuke (2 years), After Effects (4 years), Photoshop (10 years), lightroom, Headus Tools, UV layout, ptgui Magic bullet

Work Experience

The Third Floor Previs
3D Asset builder ( Freelance)

MODE Select 3d generalist (Freelance)

RPA advertising
3d generalist- retoucher

Steiner Creative ( freelance)

3d artist and retoucher. 7months ( freelance )
TNG Visual effects ( Freelance)
Modeling and Retopologizing 3d scan data For the entertainment industry (Freelance)

3D Artist at Saatchi LA
April --September 2014 (6 monthszRendering , lighting and compositing for print production. Working for Toyota Advertising campaigns Rendering and lighting Maya/ Vray. Compositing in Nuke and Photoshop For Toyota advertising 2015. References : Michael Wilken (director of 3d at Saatchi and Saatchi LA).

Digital Artist at RTT / (Automotive CGI)
January 2012 - July 2012 (7 months)
In our team at RTT print department we were able to use RTT Deltagen with GI (global illumination) for
print-production with a 20 percent faster workflow than before in Mental Ray.RTT leads in professional
high-end 3D visualization in real time in the automotive industry.

Photographer at Steven van Buuren
January 2013 - Present (1 year 6 months)
Portraiture, Fashion, Restaurants, Architectural

Texture Artist at LBi (Publicis Group)
September 2008 - April 2009 (8 months)
I textured the 3d model of the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam for Annex Online. I made
panoramic Images
with PT GUI. The project was awarded with a “webby award” a “Red Dot Award a Adobe max award and
an IDCA AWARD . Reference: Marcel Houtman ( managing director LBI Amsterdam

Honors and Awards

Adobe Max Award 2010 1st prize Advertising & Branding
October 2010
Advertising & Branding: The Secret Annex Online by Anne Frank House and LBi Amsterdam
Finalists were: The Secret Annex Online by Anne Frank House and LBi Amsterdam.
The MAX Awards is a global program highlighting innovative uses of Adobe software and

Gnomon School of Visual Effect
Full High End Computer Graphics, 2009 – 2011 (GRADUATED)
SAE Institute
Audio Engineering, 2004
SAE Institute of Amsterdam Qantm College . I was a speaker at the SAE Alumni convention in
2014 in Amsterdam covering GAME Character creation.
University of Amsterdam
Physical Therapy

Michael Wilken ( Director of 3D @ Saatchi & Saatchi La
Franz Steiner: (Owner of design studio Steiner Creative)
Shanon Wiggins ( Director of Almuni relationships at Gnomon School of Visual Effects
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Digital Art