Resume

Profile 

As an accomplished VFX Designer with extensive experience of CG and Compositing within the broadcast industry (15 Years). I have acquired skills in art direction, compositing and render management which complement my 3D skills to achieve an all-rounder/generalist that can achieve most tasks required for project completion. I have vast experience in both studio based and remote working situations and am comfortable in my ability to complete  jobs to standard and within the time frame required.

 

Skills & Software

3D – Modelling, Texturing & Animation. Dynamic Simulation, Particles & Character Rigging. Environment Creation using a combination of 3ds Max (15 Years), Maya and E-on Vue Extreme. I also have experience with Mudbox, Z Brush & Poser.

Composite & 2D – Adobe CS, Autodesk: Combustion & The Foundry’s: Nuke.

TrackingSyntheyes – Boujou – PF Track

Render Management – Frantic Films Deadline – Autodesk Backburner and Pipeline FX’s Qube.

Other Software – Global Mapper

 

Work History

2013 – 2014 – Freelance Senior 3D Generalist

Bait Studio – Projects Include: 

Time TeamCG & VFX  – 3ds Max, AE & Syntheyes – Model, Animate, Render & Composite.
HoneywellProduct Video – 3ds Max, AE – Model, Animate & Render.
Wild Shepherdess Content – 3ds Max, AE – 3D Maps & Locators
Tales From The Wild Wood3ds Max, AE – 3D Maps & Locators
The Call Up Feature – 3ds Max – 
The MachineFeature – 3ds Max – Track,Animate, Render & Composite Aircraft in to shots.
EmbeddedFeature – 3ds Max – Track,Animate, Render & Composite Aircraft in to shots.
LudusCBBC – 3ds Max – Creation of Generic 3D assets for use throughout the series
A Poet In New York3ds Max – Asset Creation for Final VFX Shots
70′ Degrees 3ds Max – 3D Asset Creation.
 

BBC Cymru WalesProjects Include:

Scrum VTitles Re-Brand – Maya – Mental Ray
X-RayTitles Re-Brand – Maya – Mental Ray
Doctor Who – 50 Anniversarysmall VFX Fixes – Maya – Lasers
Live Longer WalesMaya – Mental Ray – 
Doctor Who The Time Of The Doctor – Maya – VRay –
Casualty Maya – 3D Asset Creation for  Previz 
 

2011 - 2013  - Senior VFX Designer - Mwnci/Gorilla/Bait Studio
Time Team - Series 18 & 19 - 3ds Max, AE & Syntheyes - 34 Episodes, 40 CG shots per episode.

2010 - 2011  - Senior VFX Designer - BBC Cymru Wales
Egypt - What Lies Beneath - 3ds Max, Nuke & Vue Extreme -  Layout & Previz - Multiple Shots

 

2006 - 2010 - Freelance - 3D Animator / Designer - BBC Cymru Wales
Human Planet  – Content & Earth Maps – 3ds Max, Mental Ray, AE & Nuke
Little Human Planet  – Content & Earth Maps – 3ds Max, Mental Ray, AE & Nuke
WeatherMan Walking  – Walk Maps – 3ds Max, AE.
Children Of The Revolution – Content – 3ds Max, Mental Ray, AE
Museum Of Life  – Walk Maps – 3ds Max, AE.
Wales And The History Of The World  – Maps – 3ds Max, AE.
Green Wales Campaign  – 40″ Promo – 3ds Max, AE.
Scrum V  – Titles – 3ds Max, AE.
Y Clwb  – Titles – 3ds Max, AE.
X-Ray  – Titles & Content – 3ds Max, AE.
Montezuma  – Titles, Content & Maps – 3ds Max, AE.
A Garden In Snowdonia  -Titles – 3ds Max, AE.
Dr Who Confidential Titles HD – 3ds Max, AE.
Torchwood –  On Set GFX – 3ds Max, AE.
Sarah Jayne Adventures  On Set GFX – 3ds Max, AE.
Young Dracula  Content CG/VFX – 3ds Max, AE.
Dom On The Case of Cars  Titles – 3ds Max, AE.
Coal House Years –  Titles – 3ds Max, AE.
Ruth Jones – Radio Show Promo  Content – 3ds Max, AE.
Radio Wales Promo – Footy On The Radio  Promo – 3ds Max, AE.
Dragons Eye –  Titles & VR Set Design – 3ds Max, AE.
Safe As Houses  Titles & Stings – 3ds Max, AE.
Dr Who – Monster Files  3D Assets – 3ds Max
Oflaen Dy Lygaid  Climate Change – Content – 3ds Max, AE.
 
There are many more smaller projects that are listed in my credits. 
 

2004 – 2006 – Lead 3D Animator Pyramid Tv Ltd – Cardiff

 

2000 – 2004 3D Animator / Designer Pyramid Tv Ltd – Cardiff

 

1999 – 2000 Technical Runner Pyramid Tv Ltd – Cardiff

 

Projects Outline   ( A sample of projects worked on over the last couple of years)

Time Team – 34 Episodes, The Machine – Feature Film, Wild Shepherdess, Wild Wood, Egypt What lies Beneath, Welsh Icons, Weather Man Walking, Human Planet, Museum Of Life, Montezuma, Taro Naw, Children Of The Revolution, Green Wales Campaign Promos, Ruth Jones – Radio Show Promos, Footy On The Radio Promos, China’s Terracotta Army, Doctor Who ConfidentialHD,  Dragons Eye, Gardens Of Snowdonia, Doms on The Case Of  Cars, Wales and the History Of The World, X-Ray, Pobwl Y Cwm, Scrum V, Y Clwb Rygbi, Stones Of Rosslyn, Young Dracula, Bryn Terfyl’s Faeniol Festival, National Eisteddfod, Young Musician Of The Year, Baby Supermodels, Week In Week Out, Mosgito, Pwb Y Fan, Safe as Houses, Sarah Jayne Adventures, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The One Show, Shiva – India dance Wales, Roman Baths, Sports Wales, Wyse Winterm Ads, Beagle II – Mission To Mars, Telledu Cymru, Sky – Super Keno, Freesports On 4, Aryline, Coal House.

 

Education 

HND – Animation & Electronic Image Manipulation – GCADT

Foundation Art & Design – GCADT

3 – A Level & 9 – GCSE passes – C and above – Tonyrefail Comprehensive School