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SENIOR VISUAL EFFECTS GENERALIST | fausto@pixolclay.com | (305) 542-3945


SKILLSET

VISUAL EFFECTS FOR FILM, TELEVISION, COMMERCIAL, VIRTUAL/AUGMENTED REALITY, & TOYS

MODELING / TEXTURING / LIGHTING / LOOK-DEV / CONCEPT DESIGN / ART DIRECTION / PHOTOGRAPHY

SOFTWARE

MAYA / ZBRUSH / VRAY / ARNOLD / SUBSTANCE DESIGNER / NUKE / PHOTOSHOP / AE / TOPOGUN


WORK EXPERIENCE

Spin VFX, Toronto — Senior Generalist

  • Modeling / Texturing of Characters, Environments, and other Assets for feature films and episodic television.

Taylor James, New York — Senior Generalist

  • Character / Environment Modeling, Layout, Texturing, Shading/Look-Dev, and Lighting/Rendering for "Paper World" type of commercial (VRay)

Firstborn, New YorkSenior Generalist

  • Modeling, Texturing, shading/lookdev, lighting, rendering of assets for Patron VR experience (VRay)

  • Updating model of Aflac Duck and adding all new accessories (jet pack, scarf, and satchel) for Magazine Ad (VRay)

Loyal Kaspar, New YorkSenior Generalist

  • Modeling, Texturing, Shading/Look-Dev, Layout, & Lighting/Rendering of Assets for ESPN College Football TV Package (Vray)

Framestore, New YorkSenior Texture Artist

  • Updated all textures of "Snapdragon" Hero character for commercial work, all rendered with Arnold

  • Modeling and texturing of assets for Marvel's Avengers Age of Ultron VR Experience

  • Look-Dev of several assets for Marvel's Avengers VR Experience (Arnold)

Method Studios, New York— Senior Model/Texture Artist

  • Worked on several projects over a range of months, including Wolf of Wallstreet, Project Almanac, Green Mountain Coffee, & Motorola Cellphones, & AT&T

(2007­ - 2014)

  • Framestore, NY  /  Senior 3D Artist
  • Imaginary Forces, NY  /  Senior Generalist
  • Big Star, NY  /  Senior Generalist
  • Method Studios, NY  /  Senior Modeller
  • Pixomondo, Baton Rouge  /  Senior Modeller
  • DuMonde VFX, New Orleans  /  CG lead
  • Worldwide FX, Shreveport  /  3D Generalist
  • MegaTV  /  3D Generalist

FUN FACTS  ­

  • Self Driven & Team Motivated, I love my job (so much I have it tattooed!)  ­
  • Passionate about traditional Arts and Photography  ­
  • Major movie buff  ­
  • Love the gym, and all outdoor activities.....except for running..unless there’s food involved. 

EDUCATION

Ai Miami Int’l Univ. of Art & Design, Miami, FL — BFA July 2005 - September. 2008