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KEY SKILLS & SOFTWARE
Excellent team management and leadership skills
Experienced Character Animator
Camera work, Scene Layout and management
FumeFX, Particle Flow, Vray, ICE.
3D Studio Max, Softimage XSI, Vue, After Effects.
February 2012 – Current
Currently working for Sumo Digital on Nike game for Microsoft
January 2011 – January 2012 The CharacterShop Ltd
SENIOR GENERALIST/ LEAD ANIMATOR
Senior Generalist on various projects for Unilever, Danone and CITV. Tasks included directing, layout, animation, Fx, lighting, rendering and basic compositing.
Lead Animator for DisneyLand Adventures for Xbox. Responsible for delivering high quality animation for above title.
December 2009 – September 2010 InspireGLG LTD
Lead animator on a number of TV series' including Amber's Animals and Nikki Of The North.
March 2009 – December 2009 Taylor Drew Productions
Lead Animator on Sofi On Safari. Responsible for leading a small team of animators to develop the animation style .
I was involved in all aspects of production from script to final animation.
January 2007 – January 2009
Lead animator on the TV series BOBLINS series 2. Responsible for leading a small team of animators to produce series 2 of BOBLINS. This resulted in an increase in quality over series 1.
February 2005 – December 2006 The Charactershop Ltd
LEAD ANIMATOR/LIGHTING TD
Lead animator and lighting on the TV series Friends And Heroes. Responsible for leading a team of animators.
Freelance 3D Artist creating TV idents for Viasat T6 and CITV. Main responsibilities were lighting, animation and FX.
February 2004 – February 2005 Captain Scarlet, Pinewood Studios.
Responsible for animating and lighting scenes for the all new Captain Scarlet TV series by Gerry Anderson. Other duties also include transferring assets from Maya into Lightwave, this included realistic skin surfacing for characters, vehicle surfacing and cloth surfacing.
April 2002 – October 2003 3D Films,Telford.UK
Responsible for leading a team of animators on 26 episodes of a children’s TV series as well as a number of pilot episodes for TV series.
January 2001 – March 2002 Blue Monkey Studios Ltd,Birmingham.UK
I was involved in all aspects of production of pilot TV series’ while I was employed at Blue Monkey Studios.
Main duties were character and FX animation, character modeling, surfacing, character rigging, environment building, lighting.
April 2000 – December 2000 Artworld Studios Ltd,Halesowen.UK
Main duties involved creating animation shots for game FMV sequences and adverts. I was responsible for all aspects of the shots. This included modeling, animation, surfacing, lighting and FX.
September 1996 – March 2000 Promethean Design,Norwich.UK
Main duties included scheduling of workload for artists. To ensure all art deadlines and milestones were met. To ensure the quality of art output was to a high standard.
I was also involved in the creation of in game graphics; these included game levels, characters and vehicles.
I am a 3D generalist with over 12 years of experience in TV production. My strongest skills are animation, lighting and FX. I have great all round abilities. I work equally good in a team or as an individual.