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NISSAN Altima Wouldn't It Be Cool
[shot001]
-took hundreds of CAD model pieces and created a single empty, water-tight shell of entire car for Houdini shatter sim
-worked on look dev for shatter pattern
-adjusted environment model
[shot002]
-cleaned and organized many pieces from engine Cad
-remodeled various gears based on sim requirements
[shot003]
-remodeled wheel rim based on fx sim requirements
[shot004]
-modeled key fob pieces

NETFLIX Kids
[shot001]
-worked on track modeling and layout
[shot002]
-modeled mangled/destroyed tracks

BARCLAYS Fake
[shot001]
-Modeled the scaffolding environment
-Animated the falling news stand, swaying overhead scaffolding and spotlights
[shot002]
-Modeled scaffolding environment

MICROSOFT Office
-modeled and textured sets using camera projection: Office, Kitchen, shot002 Kitchen, 2 front stands in grocery store

BUDWEISER Bridge: (SuperBowl 44)
[shot001,2]
-Textured shirts, pants, skirts, faces, hair and accessories for 3D people
-Assisted modeling shirts, pants, skirts, heads, and hair styles
-Created normal maps for all clothing and hair

NINTENDO Mario Wii:
[shot001]
-Modeled and textured Mushrooms, modeled Star
[shot002]
-Modeled and textured dancing flowers, modeled sign

NISSAN Pathfinder Wouldn't It Be Cool
-took hundreds of CAD model pieces and created a single empty, water-tight shell of entire car for Houdini shatter sim
-modeled hero rim

CADBURY Icons:
[shot001]
-Modeled all elements
[shot002]
-Modeled all elements
[shot003]
-Modeled all elements

VOLKSWAGON Orbs:
-remodeled car body for sim

LG Rocket Car:
-Modeled and textured rocket car

DEUTSCHE POST:
-Modeled/textured avatar characters (wearing multi-faced helmets,) all traffic, various buttons and signs, assisted with matte painting placement

BEN & JERRY'S Cores:
-modeled hundreds of fluid geyser models with keyed visibility for a stop motion animation, matched reference of soda exploding frame by frame

JIM BEAM Red Stag:
-Deer design, development and modeling.
-Building layout
-Modeled and textured bottle and shot glass

IKEA Mattress:
-Modeled Bed frame, mattresses, linens and every prop in room for projection texturing and lighting

CIF Cinderella:
-Modeled entire bathroom and Cinderella's feather skirt

BARCLAYS Bird:
-Modeled and textured British Pound Note birds

NINTENDO Mario Wii Ice World:
[shot001,2]
-Modeled Penguin, Snow Clock, Snow flakes, Mushroom

SEVENTH GENERATION House:
-Modeled house siding, porch pieces, roof pieces, porch plants, railing, lamps

NYLOTTERY Little Bit Of Luck
-textured 5 different faces for heads used in the crowd

FORD Puppets:
-Modeled dog and old woman puppets, car cables, building shutters and cinema marquee
-Textured old woman, 2 young women outfits, pigeons, building shutters
-Modeled and animated previs

The elephant gas mask on the title was an asset created for a canceled pitch that I modeled and textured. The mask is based on a real life piece by artist Tom Banwell.

I am a 3D artist working in NYC.

Software used: Maya, Mudbox, ZBrush, Photoshop
Song: A tout a l'heure by Bibio

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