Ron Baker

Freelance 3D Animator & Multimedia Freelancer

Location:Austin, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Obtain a position utilizing several years of creative experience to benefit a progressive company.

Professional, reliable, with strong work ethic. Strong ability to manage design requirements within schedule and resource constraints.


3D Studio Max
LightWave 3D
Unity 3d
Deep Exploration
Adobe Photoshop
After Effects
Power Point
Dream Weaver


IBM STG July 2008 – Present
3D Animator – Create 3d models of IBM servers and storage series systems, photograph units and create models using 3ds Max and Lightwave3d. Create textures from photos using Adobe Photoshop. Convert and import models into Strata Live and animate sequences for use in Flash for web and Kaon interactive touch screen kiosk system .

AMA Nystrom Marketing/Printing Sept 2006 – July 08
Art Director- Formulate concepts and supervised production artists and engaged in executing layout designs for art work and copy to be presented by visual communications media, such as magazines, posters, and packaging. Produced online corporate storefronts using E-Quantum Solutions package

TPI Staffing - Daniel / Emerson
3D Animation Specialist- Temporary Contract January 2006- June 2006
Created animated presentations using Lightwave 3d, Flash, Photoshop and After Effects to produce product animations in addition to using Illustrator and Indesign to produce branding and collateral materials.

TAC Worldwide – Schlumberger
Animation Specialist- Temporary Contract May 2005 – July 2005
Created multimedia presentations using 3d Max, Flash, Photoshop to produce informative web based animations

Texas Mint Publishing / Family Living Magazine
Art Director, January 2004-January 2005
Develop branding and marketing materials including logos, business cards, folders, brochures, marketing materials catalogs, postcards, presentations, and print advertising as well as providing support to marketing and development of print/web graphic needs.

Visual Communications
Art Director, 1999 – 2003
Provided graphic support to businesses and corporations for print graphic presentation and navigation of websites, video and 3d graphics in addition to developing standards for user Interfaces, page design, and graphic development.

Pennebaker Design
3D Artist/Technical Illustrator, 1996-1998
Responsible for creating illustrations and marketing materials using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, After Effects, and other PC - Macintosh graphics, layout and 3D programs. Created and updated images for use on-line and print publications. Created 2D shapes for importation into 3D programs. Created and imported 2D shapes, labels, color maps and bump maps into 3ds Max and created 3D models. Rendered 3D models, coordinated all documentation and technical specifications working directly with technical writers, editors, and production/graphic artists.

TES Multimedia
Created 3D animated video segments for oil and gas industry using 3D Studio Max, Premiere and After Effects
Controversy Magazine, Houston Texas
Photography, graphic design, photo retouch of full color monthly publication
Compaq Computers
Graphic design & large format production of tradeshow exhibits
Houston Style Magazine, Houston, Texas
Design & layout of full color monthly publication

Texas State Technical Institute, Waco, Texas 1984
Commercial Art and Advertising design
School of Communication Arts, Minneapolis Minnesota 1994-1996
Computer Art and Animation -Advanced 3d Animation- Silicon Graphics SGI based animation

American Pharmaceutical Sales Association (APSA) -
Certification of Pharmaceutical sales

Nikon D100, D70, Novatron 3 head studio lights and Octabank Soft box
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation