|Overlord (2007)||(Graphics Production Services by Nikitova LLC)|
|Overlord: Raising Hell (2007)||(Nikitova LLC)|
|Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows (2005)||(Animation Lead Artists)|
|Glow Glow Firefly (2005)||(Artists)|
|Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow (2003)||(Director of Animation)|
|Overlord: Raising Hell (2007)||(Graphics Production Services)|
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
WORK EXPERIENCE: 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)
Roles: Animation director Lead animator Lead Character rigger Character animator
Responsibilities: 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. Team coaching.
PROJECTS: 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 Responsibilities: Created 3D character animation. Created different series of proprietary style hand made greeting cards. Created booklets, etc. Oil paintings.
JUNE 1994 - MAY 2002: Ukrainian Affiliate of Millimages Take part in Millimages animation programs for SILVER/ LES ARMATEURS/ FRANCE 3/ CANAL J/ FIT RODUCTION Position: animator Responsibilities: created animation for TV series. PROJECTS: “Caroline and her friends”, “Christmas”, “Le Contes de La Rue Broca”, “Carlan Cross”, “Global Bears Rescue”, “Castle Of The Monkey”, “Lupo Alberto”, etc
BASED SKILLS: 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