Daniel Skach

Freelance 3D Animator & Animator

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Daniel Skach
847-494-8820 danielrskach@gmail.com danielrskach.com
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy Chicago, IL May 2011
Associate of Applied Sciences Degree, Animation & Visual Effects

Proficient in: Softimage XSI, Maya, AfterEffects, Zbrush, Mudbox and the Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of: syntax and scripting in Python,MEL, HTML, Jscript and CSS programming languages
Extensive knowledge of: Windows and Macintosh and Linux operating systems

LNA Inc (Software Reseller) 2011-Present
Technology Specialist
Create and deliver sales presentations to potential users of Digital Creation tools
Develop examples of Digital Creation to highlight new features of software
Create and maintain a new company website
“A New Day” (Short Animation) ADP (Payroll Service) 2011
Solo Project
Created short animation for a pitch to United/Continental Airlines
Performed project under tight deadlines
Received special mention regarding project from the Senior Vice President at ADP

“Mech Assault” (Short Animation) Tribeca Flashpoint 2011
Rigger, Animator
Created 8 rigs for animation
Collaborated with team members to complete project successfully and on time
“LG Commercial” (Short Animation) Tribeca Flashpoint 2011
Rigger, Simulation Technician, Concept Artist
Aided in rapid creation of concept simulations to guide visuals
Created a simulation that closely resembled storyboard target
Rapidly created a working rig within very short deadline for animation
“Hammered” (Comical Short) Tribeca Flashpoint 2010
Solo Project
Created a 30 second fully animated, textured and lit short
“Sunnyside Up” (Short Film) Tribeca Flashpoint 2010
Production Assistant
Assisted Project Manager by maintaining deadlines with all departments
Utilized AfterEffects for the projects compositing work

Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy Admissions Chicago, IL 2010 – 2011
Student Speaker
Volunteered on Saturday’s to give perspective students/parents tours and advice during the Open House
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy Student Government Chicago, IL2009 – 2011
Vice President
Communicated with the VFX/Animation Chair to address & improve issues within the discipline
Performed and managed scheduling and planning for student related events
Worked jointly with President to improve Student Government and the interaction between faculty and student body
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation