3D Graduate Animator

Resume posted by mia.schneiders in 3D Animator.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Kayl District de Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Summary

Since I was a child, I always had some fascination about animation. It started when I watched my first Pixar films and Anime. I would watch the behind the scenes footages of my favourites shows, films and even video games.
Out of my deep interest in animation, I first went to the art highschool Lycée des Arts et Métiers in Luxembourg and after that, I graduated at the media arts academy PIXL VISN in Germany, where I studied 3D animation and visual effects even further for 18 months. In this time, I had great experiences learning the basics, like the 12 principles of animation, and even advanced techniques like lip syncing and animating quadrupeds, all under the supervision of Jonathan Symmonds.
During that time, I gained knowledge besides on how to model, texture, rig, shade and render characters and props and even doing some compositing. Some of my teacher’s include James Schauf, Fred Durand and Peter Gend.
At PIXL VISN, I also learned how to handle my work under pressure, as we had very little free time and vacation during our studies. The school did try to emulate a crunch phase, especially during our mid- and end-term, where we got only a week time to create a whole project, fitting a special theme, out of nothing and had to present it to the class afterwards.

In my free time, I still enjoy watching animation films and shows, sometimes doing some drawings or learning a language and playing RPG-based video games, such as Final Fantasy and the Tales of series. At the moment, I additionally take an online course at the website animdojo.com to improve my work and techinques.

Education

Certificate in 3D Animation & VFX at PIXL VISN media arts academy Cologne, Germany – October 2016 to March 2018

Technician in Design 3D at Lycée des Arts et Métiers Luxembourg, Luxembourg – September 2012 to June 2016

Experience

3D Assistant (internship) at Radar S.a.r.l. Differdange, Luxembourg – March 2016 to May 2016
– assisted in filming and setting up the studio, cutted filmed material into a video, advised the crew for creating virtual 3D assets for production.

Architect Assistant (internship) at EPAD S.a.r.l. Sanem, Luxembourg – April 2015 to June 2015
– created visuals for upcoming projects in Photoshop, learned how to read architectual plans and recreated the building in 3D.

Skills

  • Autodesk Maya (5 years nonprofessional)
  • Adobe Photoshop (2 years nonprofessional)
  • The Foundry Nuke (1 year nonprofessional)

Specialties

    3D Animation

Spoken Languages

    Basic French, English (fluent), German, Japanese: Beginner, Luxembourgish

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