8 years of experience in traditional animation industry, more than 4 years in 3D animation, over 2 years as a team leader.
Expert knowledge of traditional animation.
Expert knowledge of CG animation.
Fluent in 3D, game development and animation pipelines.
Leadership and analytical skills.
3D Software: Maya; Motion Builder; XSI Softimage; 3D Max
MAY 2004 - TILL NOW: Game Development and Animation Outsourcing Company with headquarters in Chicago providing services to the world leaders of the industry (EA, Midway, Activision, Sony, Microsoft, DICE, Disney, etc.)
Position: Animation director/Lead animator (2005 - till now), Character Animator (May 2004 - December 2004)
Lead Character rigger
Directing the animation team of 5 - 20 animators.
Estimating projects work amount.
Providing animation direction for cinematics.
Creating animation workflow and pipeline.
Motion Capture animation.
Quality and terms control.
Working with VFX Supervisor and the Modeling Departme
Leading animation team, creating in-game animations for bipeds, quadrupeds, birds, plants and etc.Created high quality animation primarily for characters, but also for props.
Creating realistic animation style.
Creating a great IK/FK character rig in Maya with several controls and weapon switch for characters.
Creating stretch character setup in Maya.
Character animations for “Totems”- (10Tacle).
“Painkiller” Pre-Rendered Animations - (Dreamcather).
Character animations for “Broken Sword 4” - (Sumo Digital).
“The Pirates of The Caribbean II” Pre-Rendered Animations – (Bethesda).
“Ever Quest II” – (Sony Online Entertainment).
“Untold Legends” – (Sony Online Entertainment).
“Ever Quest I” – (Sony Online Entertainment).
“Match Maker” – (Wild Tangent).
“Velocity” cut scenes – (Visual Science).
“Football” – (Disney mobile).
“Gauntlet 7 Sorrows” – (Midway 2004 -2005).
“Fire Fly” (Wild Tangent).
MAY 2002 - MAY 2004: Freelance designer, artist, 3D animator
Hand made greeting cards, print design, web design, painter
Position: Designer, 3D animator
Roles: designer, animator, artist
Created 3D character animation.
Created different series of proprietary style hand made greeting cards.
Created booklets, etc.
JUNE 1994 - MAY 2002: Ukrainian Affiliate of Millimages
Take part in Millimages animation programs for SILVER/ LES ARMATEURS/ FRANCE 3/ CANAL J/ FIT RODUCTION
Responsibilities: created animation for TV series.
“Caroline and her friends”, “Christmas”, “Le Contes de La Rue Broca”, “Carlan Cross”, “Global Bears Rescue”, “Castle Of The Monkey”, “Lupo Alberto”, etc
Other software: Sony Vegas; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe PhotoShop; Painter; Alien Brain; Perforce; Microsoft Office; MS Project.
OS - Windows
Traditional: Hand Drawing, Painting (Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors)
Last updated: Oct 02, 2007