Experienced 3D Artist with vast experience in professional studios
Experience in real-world Lighting and photography, background in Cinematography
Natural troubleshooter,Thrives in dynamic and changing environments
Creative self-motivated with an extremely productive performances under pressure  \    M:  (604) 779–6326






Software skills: Maya, Nuke,Houdini,XSI ,Vray, Arnold, Mental Ray, RenderMan, RedShift, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Deadline Operating Systems: Linux, OSX, Windows


Graduated with Honors from Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts)                                                          
Award for Excellence in Teaching 3D Design at the Institute of Technology (HIT) in Israel                           
Winner of the "Golden Lens" Award for the best Second Camera Assistant for Music Clips        


Institute of Media Arts – VanArts | Diploma in VFX for Film & Television   


                                                                  PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FX Artist
A+E Entertainment  Vancouver                                                                                                             Nov 2019 - Mar 2020
Project Blue Book Season 2                                                                                                                               
Research and create realistic large scale ocean simulation, along with boat's wake foam

and ocean spray for the show's desired look, using Houdini, rendering in Mantra & Redshift
Close collaboration with compositors within an existing Studio pipeline
Managing and delivering renders and passes for Compositing department

Animation Production Instructor

Langara Collage Vancouver                                                                                                                 Sept  2019- present 
Class Instructor - Compositing in AferEffects and supporting final demo submission

3D Generalist                                                                                                                                                        2013-2017
Keshet - Israel Major Commercial Channel  Tel-Aviv, Israel                               
Supporting motion graphics, branding and TV promos
Modeled Assets, Uv's texturing, and lighting elements, worked with Maya and Vray
Collaborated and supported the creative and compositing teams to create the refined look   
Management and hand-over of tasks to ensure the project is delivered on time on-air

Lead 3D Artist                                                                                                                                                       2006-2012
Promotheus Multi Channel Satellite tv  Tel-Aviv,Israel (YES TV)
Introduced the 3D discipline as a part of the creative process
Modeled, match-moving, animating, lighting and rendering, shots for
TV Promo's ,VFX and Channel Branding with collaboration of the Art Directors
Supporting the Compositors with the rendered elements for the final compositing 
Managed 3D projects: for "YES TV" Worked with Maya, Photoshop and AfterEffects

Lead Lighting Artist                                                                                                                                             2004-2005
DPSI Jerusalem , Israel / full long feature - Happily Ever After                                
Building Lighting rigs, creating photorealistic lighting for shots, working with Maya and RenderMan
Collaborated with the R&D to develop tools for the feature, developing Shaders and Grooming,

acquired proficiency with Maya and RenderMan while working simultaneously with Pixar team

and conducted testing for innovative tools that were used for the feature

                                                                      TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor & Mentor                                                                                                  2006-2014
Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) - One of the major Institutes in Israel               
Taught Maya and Postproduction techniques for students across different disciplines       
 Visual Communication, Interior and Industrial Design
 Mentored senior students in their final project