Dan Goldstein

Freelance 3D Animator & 3D Graphic Designer

Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Website: http://www.TheDanGoldstein.com
2 Skills
3D Artist & Animator

Software Knowledge:

3D: Newtek Lightwave 10.1, Maxon Cinema 4D, Maxon Body Paint 3D, Optitrack Arena, Poser Pro 2010, UnReal Editor 2004, Vue 6 xStream, Zbrush 4
Adobe CS5: Acrobat Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro
Video Editing: Final Cut Pro HD
Fluent on Mac, Windows and Linux OS, Microsoft Office

Creative Skills:

Animation: 2D, 3D, Conceptual Design, Storyboarding, Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Lighting, Cinematography
Design: Graphic Design, Game Level Design, Interactive Design, Web Design
Editing: Digital Image Manipulation, Green Screen Removal, Video Editing
Traditional: Drawing, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Sculpture



Win Interactive Quincy, MA
Digital Artist, Animator and 3D Modeler Jan 2010 – Present
-Innovative presentations of evidence using high-end multimedia in litigation shown in mediation and court room cases.
-Construction of 3D models based on real world measurements implemented into animated recreations of actual events.

Hockmeyer Studios: Fast Foto Lab Amesbury, MA
Digital Imaging Professional Sept 2009 – Nov 2009
-Edited and enhanced digital photographs using Adobe Photoshop
-Green screen removal in mass quantities using Timestone Software
-Met tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Docema LLC Cambridge, MA
Animator and 3D Modeler Sept 2008 - June 2009
-PBS documentary film “Broadside: Emerging Empires Collide”
-Created numerous high and low poly 3D models using Lightwave 3D
-Created numerous detailed UV and procedural textures using Adobe Photoshop
-Implemented and modified motion capture files
-Created realistic environments and ecosystems with Vue xStream
-Set up large scenes with camera moves and realistic lighting
-Animated scenes for battles, cityscapes and strategic maps
-Rendered out draft and final animations
-Composited and edited multilayered scenes in Adobe After Effects

Talisman Media Canton, MA
Freelance Design Animator Sept 2008 - Nov 2008
-Collaborated on a Boston Children?s Hospital educational video
-Created 2D animations using Adobe After Effects and Photoshop

One80 Visual Natick, MA
Design Animator March 2008 - July 2008
-Animations for the History Channel series “Tougher In Alaska”
-Created and animated computer generated maps containing images, text and icons using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
-Synced animations to video footage to match the proper timings of each episode
-Various other projects included Disney's "Race To Witch Mountain", the Women's Entertainment Network's "Amazing Wedding Cakes", and an ad for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing

Stock’s Eye Productions Granby, MA
Animator and Associate Producer June 2007 – Oct 2007
-Worked on Robert Stock?s independent film “Angel?s Blade II: The Ascension”
-Created various high poly 3D models using Lightwave 3D under strict guidance
-Experimented with a wide variety of camera, lighting, and audio equipment while on the set of the film
-Assisted actors such as Corbin Bernsen while on the film set

Self Employed Freelancer TheDanGoldstein.com
2D/3D Digital Artist, Designer and Animator June 2007 - Present
-Providing a multitude of creative services for numerous projects for clients

Other Various Projects
Creative Designer 2001 - Present
-MD Kiosk medical illustrations for the web
-Website creation for the Manny Vierra mayor campaign
-Complete album art design, logos, stickers, illustrations, t-shirt design, and web work for the band Easton Legacy
-Illustration for the UMD lacrosse team


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts Fall 2002 - Spring 2007
Major (1): Electronic Imaging (Digital Media)
Major (2): Illustration
Awards and Honors:
-GPA: 3.2 Graduated *** Laude
-Dean?s List (Spring „04, Fall „04, „05, „06, Spring „07)
-Electronic Imaging Festival Fall 2004, 2005
-Senior Electronic Imaging Exhibition Spring 2006
-Virtual Reality Exhibition Spring 2007
-Senior Illustration Gallery Exhibition Spring 2007
-Illustrations exhibited in the New Bedford Standard Times

I encourage you to check out my online portfolio website and demo reel at TheDanGoldstein dot com.
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
3D Graphic Design