CV

P R O F I L E Ron1_Sculptures_By_the_Sea

Experienced, confident, articulate, innovative, self motivated and results driven individual of conceptual aptitude and creative flair.

C A R E E R O B J E C T I V E

An experienced, confident, articulate, self motivated, results driven and highly motivated VFX professional, ambitious to push the boundaries of photorealistic simulations and rendering, extend personal and professional development consolidating and extending existing creative repository in both a technical and creative capacity, aspires to role at the cutting edge level of the TVC and Feature Film industry.

K E Y C O M P E T E N C I E S

Communication: articulate verbal and written communication; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster relationships; strong analytical and anomaly resolution skills

Organizational:  thorough understanding of pipeline and workflow management; project management; ability to manage competing priorities to deadline in an extremely responsive and demanding environment; passion for detail; capable of working both autonomously and seamlessly with a team

Creative Aptitude: thorough knowledge, skills and experience in the application of lighting, perspective, color and mood to effect realistic and artistic imagery; remarkably developed eye; perceptive faculty; ongoing professional development

Languages: German, English (fluently), French (basic knowledge),

Computer literacy & Proficiency:

Coding (MEL, Python, PHP, JavaScript, ActionScript, CSS, XHTML,…);

3DModelling/ FX/Animation/Texturing/Rendering (Maya, Houdini, Realflow, Marvelous DesignerC4D, Mudbox,Terragen, Mantra, Renderman, Unity, SubstanceDesigner, Photoshop, Gimp, …);

2.5D & 2D Compositing/Design/Animation/Motion Graphics (Nuke, Shake, AfterEffects, Photoshop, GIMP, Flash,Director, Premiere);

AudioEditing (SonySoundforge, AdobeAudition);

additionally proprietary software packages;

 

OS: Windows, MacOS, Linux

Accreditations | Certificates

– Maya Advanced, CGC College, Sydney/Australia

– Shake Compositing, Silicon Graphics Center, Sydney/Australia

– Typo3, MittwaldMedien CMS Service, Espelkamp/Germany

– Windows System Administrator, T-Online, Darmstadt/Germany

Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honors) (2005-2007)

Middlesex University, London/England

Major: Multimedia Arts

Diploma Multimedia Producer (2003-2005)

SAE Frankfurt, Main/Germany

Major: Multimedia Arts

Hanns-Seidel Gymnasium (1990-2000)

Major: A comparison between sports in US high schools and German Gymnasiums

Hösbach, Germany

Archbold High School (1996-1997)

Archbold, USA

 

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

Thor The Knowing Legend Of The Guardians Happy Feet Happy Feet Two Green Lantern Australia 300 28WeeksLater World Trade Center League of Gods Cargo

Filmography

 

2011-2017 Remote Freelancing

FX TD – CocaCola TVC (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia (remote)

FX TD – Adobe (Houdini) – California, USA (remote)

FX TD – Cargo (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia (remote)

FX TD – Nestle TVC (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia (remote)

FX TD – Cisco (Houdini) – HalfmoonBay, USA (remote)

FX TD – Feng Shen Bang (Houdini) – Bejing, China (remote)

FX TD – Vanilla Horizon TVC (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia (remote)

FX TD – 360 Security TVC (Houdini) – USA, China, Japan (remote)

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2010-2011

Dr D FX TD – Happy Feet 2 (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia

Digital Domain FX Artist – THOR (Houdini) – Vancouver, Canada

 

2010

Cutting Edge FX TD – diverse TVC’s (Houdini) – Sydney, Australia

· “LUX” – Houdini FX TD/ARTIST

· “KFC – The Ashes” – onset FX assistant, Houdini FX TD/ARTIST

Rising Sun Pictures FX TD – Green Lantern (Houdini) – Adelaide, Australia

 

2 0 0 9/2010

Animal Logic FX Artist – Character – Legend of the Guardians (Maya) – Sydney, Australia

Animal Logic Character Animation (Finalling) Artist – Legend of the Guardians (Maya & XSI) – Sydney, Australia

 

2 0 0 9

Fluidpost / Nickelodeon FX TD (Houdini – Pipeline Dev, FX Tools, FX Artist) – Sydney, Australia

Animal Logic Render Wrangler – Sydney, Australia

· “Australia”

· “The Knowing”

Distant Peaks 3D FX Artist | Environment Artist | Compositor (Terragen2, Nuke) – Sydney, Australia

Channel7 – Better Homes & Garden Sculptor (Own Hands, Hammer and my friend the Chisel) – Sydney, Australia

Smirnoff – Photographer – Auckland, New Zealand

Ryan’s Bar – FX Artist (C4D, AfterEffects, Nuke) – Sydney, Australia

Australian Surf Foundation – Photographer – Sydney, Australia

Fairfax – FX Artist (Houdini, Nuke) – Sydney, Australia

Starcostume Art Director | 3D FX Artist (Realflow, C4D, Nuke) – Sydney, Australia

PHD Pre-Research Researcher | Photographer (2008-2009)

Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand, Vanuatu, Australia

Andi Meston – London based DJ Art Director | Photographer | Compositor -Sydney, Australia

Other: Pro bono projects & professional development

 

2 0 0 8

Island Time Magazine Art Director | Photographer | Grading – Port Villa, Vanuatu

LJ Hooker Art Director | Photographer | Grading – Port Villa, Vanuatu

Lapita Resort Art Director | Photographer | Grading – Luganville, Vanuatu

Nüßler Steuerbüro Art Director | 3D Artist | CG Designer – Stockstadt, Germany

Ryan’s Bar Art Director | 3D FX Artist | Compositor – Sydney, Australia

The Establishment Art Director | 3D FX Artist | Compositor – Sydney, Australia

IVY Art Director | 3D FX Artist | Compositor – Sydney, Australia

Jean Ferreira – Pro Bodyboarder Compositor – Honolulu (HI), USA

Kobie Clifton – Masseuse Art Director | Print Designer – Sydney, Australia

Janella Purcell – Naturopath | Channel9 Chef Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

Smirnoff – 5DegreeIceBar Photographer | Compositor – Auckland, New Zealand

Australian Surf Foundation Photographer (volunteer work) | Compositor – Sydney, Australia

DeeLux Art Director | 3D Artist (Maya, Shake) – Aschaffenburg,Germany

Other: Pro bono projects & professional development

 

2 0 0 7

Bacardi/Dewar’s Whiskey Compositor | 3D Artist | Touch Screen App Developer – KualaLumpur, Malaysia

SpyglassGroup – Auckland, New Zealand

Vodafone – Auckland Zoo Flash Developer

Bacardi/Dewar’s Technical Coordinator

New Zeland Music Awards 2007 3D Planner | Show Programmer | Life Operator

Blackwoods/PorscheGT3 Art Director | Video Editor

Toyota Art Director | CG Designer

Lexus Art Director | CG Designer

TUANZ Innovation Awards 2007 Art Director | Show Coordinator

AmCham Awards 2007 Art Director | Show Coordinator

Franchise Awards 2007 Art Director, Show Coordinator

Adidas/AllBlacks Art Director | Video Editor

Nokia (VizooHologram) Compositor

Thrive07 Art Director | Compositor

Warehouse/PihaSurfLifeRescue Art Director | Video Editor

General Electric – 100th AniversaryAnimation 3D Artist

Middlesex University Lecturer

RideIt Bodyboarding Magazine Photographer

Action Sports Photography Art Director | Photographer | CG Artist

Ramirez Photography Art Director | CG Designer | Web Developer

 

2 0 0 6

Rubberduck Plumbing Art Director | 3D Artist | CG Designer | Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

Nüßler Steuerbüro 3D Artist | CG Designer | Web Developer – Stockstadt, Germany

Daniel Voelker Photography 3D Artist | CG Designer | Web Developer – München, Germany

(2006-2007)

SAE/Middlesex University Lecturer | Tutor (CG courses) – Sydney, Australia

Animal Logic Render Wrangler (2006-2007) – Sydney, Australia

· “HappyFeet”

· “300”

· “World Trade Center”

Löwenbräu Sydney CG Designer | Web Developer (2006-2007) – Sydney, Australia

Clik Real Estate 3D Artist | Web Developer (2006-2007) – Sydney, Australia

Starcostume Art Director | 3D Artist | Web Developer (2006-2007) – Sydney, Australia

Kalle Brell – Actor Art Director | Web Developer -Mainz, Germany

Papierträume Art Director | Web Developer (e-commerce) – Rodgau, Germany

Sector5 Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

Genie Creative IT Consultant – Sydney, Australia

SmartPilots Photographer | Compositor -Sydney, Australia

Tahl Niran – Compositor Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

EdDreesen – DJ Web Developer – Antwerp, Belgium

 

2 0 0 5

Vanilla Horizon Web Developer | 2D/3D CG Designer | 3D Artist – Sydney, Australia

Surfpolice Art Director | Photographer | 3D Artist | CG Designer (2005-2007) – Sydney, Australia

Solodune 3D Artist | Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

SAE/Middlesex University Art Director | 3D Artist | CG Designer – Sydney, Australia

Speedo’s Café Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

Passenger CG Artist | Web Developer – Sydney, Australia

Trendhaus Web Developer | CG Artist – Sydney, Australia

 

2 0 0 4

Infonaut 3D Artist – Darmstadt, Germany

Bacardi Product Design 3D Artist – Hamburg, Germany

McDonalds Product Design 3D Artist – München, Germany

Gat – Food Essentials 3D Artist – Wien, Germany

Allesandro Clothing 3D Artist | CG Designer – Aschaffenburg, Germany

 

2 0 0 3

IT-Control AG 3D Artist – Darmstadt, Aschaffenburg

Tommy & The Krauts 3D Artist | Print Designer – Darmstadt, Germany

Brightside 3D Artist | CG Designer | Web Developer – Cologne, Kassel, Germany

Soulfire Tattoostudio 3D Artist | Print Designer – Aschaffenburg, Germany

N-DuroZone 3D Artist | CG Designer – Aschaffenburg, Germany

 

2 0 0 2

T-Online International AG IT Consulting (2002-2005) – Darmstadt, Germany

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2 0 0 0/2001

Soulfire Tattoostudio Tattoo Artist – Aschaffenburg, Germany

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R E F E R E N C E S

Available upon request

 

 

I N T E R E S T S

Surfing, Kitesurfing, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Travelling, Cultures, Tattauing, Photography, MartialArts, Pool, Philosophy, Moko(MaoriDesigns)

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