RESUME

SUMMARY

Highly Innovative 2D/3D Modeler, Animator, VFX/Graphic Designer
with 12 years of experience in broadcast/film, video game, advertising and architecture industries.

Created 2D/3D animations and graphics for high profile clients such as Paramount Pictures, NBC Nightly News, Today Show, Dateline, Dr. Phil show, Rachael Ray, AIG, Citibank, BBDO, KPMG. Skilled at producing works from Concept to Final under very tight deadlines on multiple projects simultaneously. Detail-oriented, quick learner, self-starter, team-worker with exceptional design and animation skills. Highly experienced in static and moving 2D/3D Design, Animation, Video, Broadcast, Motion Graphics and Internet Media. Known for exceeding client and customer expectations.

SKILLS:

2D Design:
Expert in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, CorelPaint
3D Design/Modeling/Animation:
Autodesk Maya, 3D Studio MAX, Discreet Frost, Cinema 4D, zBrush, Modo, ArchiCAD, AutoCAD
Video Compositing/Editing:
Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Flame/Flint, Canopus Edius, Avid Nitris, Digital Fusion, Apple Final Cut Pro
Programming:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash ActionScript, e-Commerce, Dreamweaver, Streaming Audio/Video (rm, mov, avi, realvideo, mpg, wmv. swf, flv)
Platforms/Operating Systems:
Windows XP, MAC OSX, SGI IRIX, Unix/Linux, iPhone OS.



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams 2003 - 2008
NBC TODAY SHOW
NBC DATELINE

2D/3D Specialist, Modeler and Animator, real-time animator
Accomplishments:
- Creating 2D/3D Graphics and Animations for NBC Nightly News, Today Show and Dateline
- 6-7 hour timeframe for 20 second animations from concept to final. Never missed a daily 6.30pm deadline with 3D Animations for Nightly News.

- Working on high-end SGI UNIX mainframes with Frost 3D realtime graphics systems.
- Creating Military Animations (Iraq war), Daily 3D map animations, real-world simulations
- Creating Medical Graphics and Animations for NBC
- Creating Disaster 3D Animations: Hurricane, Forest Fire, Accidents(Plane, Train, Ship)
- Discovery Channel Animation Projects: Blackout in NY state, DDay 2004
- History Channel 3D Animations
- Developing new 3D technologies, ideas and techniques for Real Time Live video.
- Developing new Internet 3D technologies, ideas and techniques for Real Time Live video.
- Various 3D and 2D concept Art and Design for Internet presence and streaming video.
- Designing Live Set and Stages for Tom Brokaw and Brian Williams Nightly News Anchors.
- Created more then 300 quality 3D Broadcast Animations, hundreds of 3D maps, and hundreds of 2D graphics for NBC Television, Discovery Channel, History Channel and Conan O'Brian Show.

Technology and Software Used: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Autodesk Frost/Flame, Maya, 3D Studio MAX, Cinema 4D, After Effects.


Paramount Pictures
, Los Angeles, CA
2009 - 2010
Projects:

The Dr. Phil Show
Graphic Designer, modeler and Programmer
Project Accomplishments:

- Develop the full site's Concept Art and Design
- Creating friendly Graphic User Interface and Information Architecture
- Front end development, programming in HTML/CSS and Java.

The Rachael Ray Show
Concept Designer
Project Accomplishments:

- Developing the opening web site page Concept Art and Design
- User Interface and Information Architecture

Robin Mc.Graw web site
Graphic Concept Designer, Web Programmer
Project Accomplishments:

- Develop the full site's Concept Art and Design
- Friendly Graphic User Interface and Information Architecture
- Front end development, programming in HTML/CSS and Java.

Technology and Software Used: MS Project, 3D Studio MAX, Adobe Photoshop, HTML (Dreamweaver), Flash, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, DHTML, CSS


VICON House of moves Los Angeles, CA
2008 - 2009

2D/3D Character Animator, Motion capture animator
Accomplishments:
-Creating/Animating life-like character movements from motion capture data for film, TV commercials, and video games.
-Mocap data capture, optimization and retargeting

Walt Disney Company, Los Angeles, CA2010 - 2012

2D/3D Animator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, iPhone game designer/developer
Published Games:
Part of the Imagineer team
-Responsible creating new attraction ideas and 3D concepts for the Walt Disney World, Disneyland Anaheim, Disneyland Paris and Disneyland Tokyo theme parks.
- Concept design, 3D modeling and animatiing new ideas.

Technology and Software Used: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, 3D Studio MAX and Maya, Adobe After Effects, Flame, Final Cut Pro


3D Senses Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2012 - Present

2D/3D Animator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, iPhone game designer/developer
Published Games:
Die Zombie Die - 3D zombie shooter iPhone mobile game
-Most recently finished and published a 3D iPhone mobile game.
(published in iTunes App store on December 22nd by the name: Die Zombie Die - 3D zombie shooter mobile game)
Involvement: Created character and environment concepts. 3D environment modeling in 3DS MAX and Maya. Character modeling, rigging in zBrush and Maya. Character animation in Motion Builder. Created motion capture animation (mocap acting, data cleaning and retargeting) with Ascension magnetic mocap system. Texture creation in Adobe Photoshop. User Interface design, menu creation and usability design. Game logic programming in Unity3D SDK environment in Java.

3D StarFootprints iPhone app
- iPhone application creation from concept to finish. 2D Graphic design in Adobe Photoshop, User Interface design and programming. 3D low polygon modeling and texturing. iPhone navigation and Java programming. APP published on March 20, 2010 in the iTunes App store.

Technology and Software Used: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, 3D Studio MAX and Maya, Unity3D SDK, iPhone SDK, Adobe After Effects.



Tantamount Productions
, Los Angeles, CA
2008 - 2009

2D/3D Graphic Designer, Animator, Visual Effects Producer
Accomplishments:
- Full 1 minute Intro - 3D Title animation, visual effects, virtual set creation, 3D compositing, green screen extraction for a feature short film named "Cugines".

Technology and Software Used: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, 3D Studio MAX and Maya, Adobe After Effects, Flame, Final Cut Pro


AIG, American International Group, New York, NY 2000 - 2002

Web Graphic Designer, Web Programmer
Projects under AIG:

- Nasdaq Futures Insurance site
- Executive Briefing Book
- AccessInfo
- CV Starr
- Streaming Video Information Center
- Small Business Center.

Project Accomplishments:
- Develop full site's Concept Art and Design
- Friendly User Interface and Information Architecture
- Programming in HTML/CSS, PHP/SQL and Java
- Maintained daily communication with subcontractors and provided daily reports to client.
- Perform client presentations and direct change management.
- Research and Produce new features such as flash demo video promotion of upcoming shows.

Technology and Software Used: MS Project, Adobe Photoshop, HTML (Dreamweaver), Flash, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, DHTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheet)

VISION DIGITAL GRAPHICS, Inc. New York, NY 1995 - 2000

Graphic Designer, 3D Modeler, Animator, Web Programmer

Accomplishments:

- Creating photorealistic 3D models.
- Lighting, Texturing and Rendering
- Walkthrough and Flythrough Architectural Animations
- Developing 3D technologies, ideas and techniques for Real Time Architectural animations.
- Various 3D and 2D concept Art and Design for Internet presence and streaming video
- Concept design for Internet projects.
- Virtual Reality development for Architectural use.


3D Visualization, and Animation projects:

HOK Architects:
- Pussan train station - Korea
- Gold Coast mall - Malaysia
- Jianyin office building - Shanghai
- Filenes store - Providence
- Port Authority bus terminal - NYC
- Citibank- Citibank lobby - Interior
Biber Partnership, AIA - Sommerset YMCA, Glasgal reception
Microsoft, Europe - Expo booth
Toyota Motors - Expo booth
DIGITAL Corp. - Expo booth
Vignelli Associates - Amtrak train interior design
IBC (International Business Center) Hungary - Exterior and interior
Pannon GSM - Wireless phone showroom
Steelcase Strafor - Furniture design
Pannonhalma Abbey - Unesco World Heritage presentation


Web and Internet projects under VISION Digital Graphics:


Deutsche Bank, New York - Intranet site
KPMG Web Collaborations (New York, Connecticut, Boston, New Jersey offices):
Citibank - Web Graphic design.
Bookspan - e-Commerce site
FAITH.COM, New York - web site
QPB - Quality Paperback Books, New York - e-Commerce web site
Bally's Internet Casino - Online gaming web site.
Bally's Sportsmaker - Sport betting web site.
Nevada Council on Problem Gambling - Web site.
BBDO Advertising - BBDO Media Central and Techsetter Intranet web site.
NextWebSite Internet Services - Web hosting e-commerce web site.
Opus 360 - GUI design for resource allocation and project management software.
Sources International - Charity and exotic products by supermodels web site.

Technology and Software Used: Adobe Photoshop, Discreet 3D Studio 3-4, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Sense8 SDK, VRT SDK Realtime Authoring.

PORTFOLIO

http://www.andyreeves.com
Please go to the "Portfolio" and "Visualization" section for 3D projects and to the "Web Design" section for Internet Media projects

REEL: http://www.andyreeves.com/reel

EDUCATION

FXPHD school of visual arts2008 - 2009
3D design, compositing

Additional courses in Digital Arts and 3D design.

Master of Science, Art and Science:
1990 - 1995
Budapest University of Technology, Budapest, Hungary

Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, Art and Science: 1985 - 1990
Pechy Mihaly Art School, Budapest, Hungary







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