CV / ABOUT ME

I have been working on television programmes as a 3D Artist in and around London for over 8 years.
I am currently working as a 3D Artist at Fluid Pictures in London.
I also occasionally freelance as a Flash Developer.

Software/Applications:


Advanced knowledge: Softimage. My specialities are in modelling, rigging, animating and rendering passes.
High level of knowledge: After Effects, Fusion, Premiere, Flash (including action script), and HTML.
Fully competent: Maya, Photoshop, Nuke, JavaScript, vbScript, all Microsoft Office programs.


Current Work

3D Artist at Fluid Pictures Ltd, London, UK
March 2010-present
 

Responsibilities:
- Creating 3d visual sequences from scripts through to finished piece
- Fitting action to audio
- Modelling, animating, texturing, basic rigging, lighting, rendering and compositing sequences
- Working to tight deadlines

TV shows worked on:
"My Floating Home" series 2 (More4, April-June 2018)
"Rocky Mountain Railroad"
(Discovery, March 2018)
"Gold Rush" Season 8 (Discovery, December 2017-March 2018)
"Inside The Factory" season 3 (BBC Two, August 2017)
"Mega Structures: World's Greatest Concert Hall" (NatGeo, 2017)
"The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown" (BBC Two, May 2017)
"The World's Most Extraordinary Homes" (BBC, January 2017)
"Gold Rush" series 7 (Discovery, November 2016)
"First Night of Television" (BBC, September 2016)
"Inside The Factory" season 2 (BBC Two, August 2016)
"My Floating Home" (More4, September 2016)
"Cabin Truckers" series 2 (Cottage Life, Feb-March 2016)
"Mountain Made" (HGTV, 2016)
"The 100K House: Tricks of the Trade" (BBC Two, February 2016)
"Building Hitler's Supergun"
(Channel 4, November 2015)
"Doctor In The House" (BBC One, December 2015)
"The House That 100K Built"  (Episodes 5 & 6) (BBC Two, July-September 2015)
"Crossrail Discovery: London's Lost Graveyard" (Channel 4, July 2015)
"The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway" (Look development and Episode 1 graphics) (BBC Two, July 2014)
Finding Babylon's Hanging Garden (Channel 4, 2013)
Shackleton: Death or Glory ( Discovery, 2013)
D-Day: As It Happens (Channel 4, 2013)
Monster Moves series 6 (Trains, Artillery Gun, Canberra Bomber) (Channel 5, 2013)
Escape From Colditz (Channel 4, 2012)
Seconds From Disaster series 6 - Runaway Train (National Geographic, 2013)
Massive Moves series 1 & 2 (HGTV, 2012 & 2013)
Big, Bigger, Biggest series 3 (Prisons) (Channel 5, 2012)
Inside Nature's Giants series 3 (Camel, Turtle, Cassowary, Polar Bear, Race Horse, Baboon, Hippo, Kangaroo, Jungle Special) (Channel 4, 2012)
The Space Shuttle's Last Flight (Channel 4, 2011)
Dambusters: Building the Bouncing Bomb (Channel 4, 2011)
Monster Moves series 5 (Trimaran) (Channel 5, 2011)
Animal Monster Moves/Giant Animal Moves (Elephants, Rhinos, Horses & Sharks) (NatGeo, 2010)
Inside Nature's Giants series 2 (Great White Shark & Lion/Tiger) (Channel 4, 2010)

Programmes used:
XSI 7.01, Softimage 2011-2014,  Mudbox, After Effects, Photoshop, Maya

Previous Work

Freelance 3D Artist at FunktionDB, London Bridge, UK
17-19 March 2010

Responsibilities:
- Modelling human anatomy for use in Fusion
Programmes used: XSI 7.01

Freelance 3D Artist at BSkyB, Greater London, UK
February 2010 - March 2010

Responsibilities:
- Creating bespoke sequences for clients
- Creating sports badges
Programmes used: Softimage 2010

Freelance Flash Developer at Deafax, Reading, UK
January 2010 - February 2010

Responsibilities:
- Creating an interactive Credit Crunch game
Programmes used: Flash CS3

Lighting and Rendering Artist at Blue Zoo, London, UK
November 2009 - January 2010

Responsibilities:
- Lighting and rendering 3d sequences
- Compositing 2d and 3d sequences
TV shows worked on: Alphablocks
Programmes used: Maya 7, After Effects

3D Artist at Fluid Pictures Ltd, London, UK
August 2008-August 2009
 

Responsibilities:
- Creating 3d visual sequences from scripts through to finished piece
- Fitting action to audio
- Modelling, animating, basic rigging, rendering and compositing sequences
- Working to tight deadlines
TV shows worked on: Monster Moves series 4; Atlantic Convoys: The War At Sea; Big, Bigger, Biggest series 2

Programmes used: XSI 6.02, XSI 7.01, After Effects, Photoshop

Junior Compositor at Pineapple Squared, Shepperton Studios, UK
November 2007-May 2008

Responsibilities:
- Compositing together shots for a children's animated television series
- Multi-layer compositing, blue and green screen integration, background cleanup, colour grading, rotoscoping,
  2D and 3D visual effects
- Working to tight deadlines

Programmes used: Fusion 5.1, Fusion 5.2, XSI 6.02

Freelance Research & Development at Deafax, Reading, UK
July 2005 - July 2007

Responsibilities:
- Researching, designing and creating interactive educational content for young deaf people
- Liaising with clients and working to their requests
- Creating simple Flash animation and games
- Filming and editing footage
- Integrating film footage into Flash documents
- Working to tight deadlines

Programmes used: Maya, Flash,  Photoshop, Premiere, HTML.

Website design for Storage Master, Wisconsin, USA    www.storage-master.com 
July 2004-September 2004
(website changed to a new design in January 2007)

Responsibilities:
- Designing and creating an interesting, easy to use website
- Designing the layout, images, pages, colour scheme, and appropriate text.

Programmes used: Flash, Photoshop


Advert design for Storage Master, Wisconsin, USA
February 2004 to date

Responsibilities:
- Designing and creating monthly adverts for American publications.
- Quick turnaround of adverts
- Working to tight deadlines

Programmes used: Photoshop, Flash

Education

2006-2007 MA 3D Computer Animation, Bournemouth University (Merit)

2002-2005 Bsc Hons Computer Animation and Special Effects, University of Bradford (2:1)

1998-2000 A-Levels in English Literature (A), Religious Studies (B) and Biology (C), Dr. Challoner's High School

1994-1998 GCSEs in Art, English Language, English Literature, Maths, Combined Science, History, Geography, French, Design & Technology.


Other relevant details:  I have a current driver's license.

References are available on request.