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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Chelsea VanWinkle

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Chelsea VanWinkle


Character Rigger

Winter Park, FL

Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL                                                    November 2016

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Animation


Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO                                                     Fall 2010 – Spring 2013

Biology & Secondary Education, Selected Coursework



·      Rigging/Setup

·      Python

·      Mel

·      Hard Surface Modeling

·      Visual Effects

·      3D Animation



·      2D Animation

·      Motion Capture

·      Character Modeling

·      Compositing

·      Shading and Lighting



·      Maya

·      Nuke

·      Adobe Photoshop

·      ZBrush

·      Final Cut Pro

·      Adobe After Effects

·      HoudiniFX

·      Mental Ray



·      Softimage

·      Motion Builder

·      Cortex

·      Syntheyes

·      Adobe Premiere Pro

·      3DS Max

·      Substance Designer

·      Modo


  • 3D animation
  • Aftereffects
  • Coding in Python and Mel
  • Hard Surface Modeling
  • Houdini FX
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • Rigging
  • visual effects


September 2013 - November 2016

Computer Animation at Full Sail University

Focus on character rigging and coding. Graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science.

August 2010 - May 2013

Biology Secondary Education at Culver-Stockton College

Completed selected coursework in both biology and secondary education fields, including anatomy.

  • Animation
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email chelsea.vanwinkle@outlook.com

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