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Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Chase Shields

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Chase Shields

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Senior Animator

Austin, TX

Experience
Rooster Teeth Games – Senior Animator – Vicious Circle – June 2018 to Current

Retro Studios – Animator – Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze (Switch) & Game Development for Nintendo – April 2017 to June 2018

Twisted Pixel – Animator – Wilson’s Heart VR for Oculus Rift – Jan 2017 to April 2017

Mighty Coconut – Senior Animator – “Kings of Atlantis” Youtube Red Series – July 2016 to Jan 2017

Psyop – Animator – Various Commercial Projects – June 2016

Reel FX – Animator – Rock Dog, Untitled App, Ice Age 5 Commercials, TMNT2 Marketing, WISH Police, S.C.O.O.B. – Dec 2014 to May 2016

Mega5 Studios – Animator – Lindsey Stirling “We Are Giants” music video – Aug 2015

House of Moves – Animator – Mortal Kombat X – Sept 2014 to Nov 2014

Blur Studio – Animator – Halo 2 Cinematics & Assassin’s Creed Unity TV Spot – May 2014 to Aug 2014

Binary Digital – Animator – Online Games for Disney’s Frozen Marketing – Aug 2013 to Nov 2013

Freelance – Graphic & Web Designer – Jan 2011 to Aug 2013

Education
AnimSquad – Mentors: Nathan Engelhardt (Disney) & Malcon Pierce (Disney) – May 2013 to Apr 2014

iAnimate – Mentor: Mike Safianoff (Dreamworks) – Jan 2013 to Apr 2013

Animation Collaborative – Mentor: Michael Makarewicz (Pixar) – Aug 2012

Animation Mentor – Jan 2011 to May 2012

Mentors: Jon Collins (Pixar), Kevin O’Hara (Pixar), Pete Paquette (Blue Sky), Ray Chase (Reel FX), Brent Homman (Disney), Greg Whitaker (Dreamworks)

Honors
Eagle Scout Award – 2007

Skills

  • Unreal 4
  • Animation
  • Updated 1 year ago

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