Leila Samadirazligh

Freelance 3D Animator & 3D Graphic Designer

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Leila Samadi
Ph: 416-551-0502 35 Holly Wood Ave.
Leila.samadi@sheridanc.on.ca Toronto, ON M2N 0A9

3D Artist
Highlight of Qualification

• Trained in all aspects of production: pre-production, production, and post production
• Highly skilled in 3D layout, storyboard, modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, lighting, editing and rendering
• Possess an artistic vision, both conceptually and visually
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Developed strong professional relationships with co-worker, supervisors, and clients
• Outstanding computer skills, particularly in Autodesk Maya and Adobe programs
• Languages: English, Farsi, Turkish

Production Experience

- Designed characters, props, environment
- Created storyboard
- Modeled characters and environment
- Designed textures
- Rigged and animated characters
- Created 3D layout
- Lighted, edited and rendered scenes

Title: Childhood (2011)
1:50 min; animation

Synopsis: The adventures of a little girl who dreams about going up into the sky.

student final project


Title: Candy Land (2010)
0:30 seconds; animation

Synopsis: A child with a magic wand bring into being the words “we will be back”

student project

Technical skills

Autodesk: Maya, Mud box
Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Film/Audio Editing: After Effects, premiere

Work Experience

Storyboard Artist: Saba Entertainment Company (Tehran) Sept1998 - Jul 2003
Saba is a high profile entertainment company which produces animation for Iranian National T.V.

Title: Little Girl; Animation, running time: 15 min synopsis: a girl saves a bird
Title: Lacklackha; Animation, running time: 20:00 min synopsis: a group of birds want to immigrant

• Created storyboards for several of their productions; productions varied in length from (1:00 min to 30:00 min)
• Participated in the process of project conceptualizations and storyboard layouts
• Designed several characters and environments; environments included representations of real places as well as fantasy worlds
• Consistently met production deadlines while simultaneously producing high quality work

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Free-lance Illustrator-Designer: various clients (Tehran) 1997-2000
Worked with several companies as a visual artist; created illustrations and graphic designs that met their design needs.
• Created business logos, letterhead, business cards, envelopes, and brochures for a retail company
• Designed a calendar used to promoted a university
• Illustrated a weekly magazine published by a water waste company
• Designed stages for several television programs
• Illustrated a book of poems for an author
• Collaborated with a team of illustrators to illustrate several Iranian folk stories for publication

Instructor-drawing and painting: Tehran Institute of Learning, Tehran 1994-2000
This institute operates under Tehran University, it offers visual art programs.
• Instructed students in the proper techniques for painting and drawing; worked in pastels, pencil, ink, and oil colour
• Successfully adapted teaching style to meet the needs of learners
• Organized several art exhibits which showcased student art work

Instructor-Drawing and Painting: Bahman Community Center (Tehran) 1994-1998
Operating under government authorization, the Centre delivers programming in the visual arts, as well as music and drama.
• Instructed students of all ages in the proper techniques for painting and drawing
• Planned, organized and directed drawing and painting exhibitions for several programs including an exhibition of first year student’s art work as well as an exhibition of a local female artist

Education/ Training

Post-Graduate Certificate: Computer Animation Apr 2011
Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville

Degree: Bachelor of Visual Arts (painting), Art University, Tehran

Diploma: Visual Arts, Art and Literature School, Tehran

Certificate: Business, Ministry of Education, Brampton


Exhibition (painting), Artloggia Gallery, Toronto Mar 2004
Exhibition (painting), Sabz Gallery, Iran May 2002
Exhibition (painting), Board Less Artist, Iran Sept 1999
Exhibition (painting), Manifestation of Feeling, a selection of paintings by Iranian female artists, Iran Oct 1997
Exhibition (painting), Autumn theme, Art Gallery, Iran Sept1998
Exhibition (painting), Winter theme, Art Gallery, Iran Jan 1998
Exhibition (painting), The Fourth Biennial Iranian show, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran Nov1997
Exhibition (painting), Manifestation of Feeling, a selection of paintings by Iranian female artists Jan 1997
Exhibition, The Stage of Experience, a selection of art work by second year students Sept1994

Community Involvement

Volunteer Artist: An orphanage in Tehran May-Aug 2002
• Facilitated art workshops for the children living in the facility; taught children how to create art using several mediums
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
3D Graphic Design