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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christophe sayaveth


3D animator

Boston, USA

Christophe Sayaveth

Boston, MA 02128 857.389.1615 christophe.sayaveth@gmail.com

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3D Animator

Deliver Creative Solutions in Deadline Driven Environments

Create compelling stories with engaging characters through believable performances. Engage audiences with content that is socially impactful and commercially successful. Experience on films, television shows and entertainment games. Collaborate on projects with aggressive schedules, deliver efficient results and maintain expected quality. Thrive in collaborative environments, leading and managing to deliver on deadlines.

International Feature Films | Games, Television and Commercials

Project Management | Customer Building | Networking

Project Planning | Relationship Management

Professional Experience

THE THIRD FLOOR, Los Angeles, USA October 2019 – Now

Previs/Postvis Artist

Created previs and postvis shots, working with a Visualization Supervisor and using a library of assets for a high budget Hollywood movie.

Adapted quickly to a new role taking shots through the entire process: staging, layout, animation and lighting using Maya and After Effect.

OLM DIGITAL, Tokyo, Japan 2014 – 2019

Senior Animator

Developed international feature film and TV series for Netflix, MTV and NHK. Assisted with recruitment for animation, lighting and compositing departments. Provided training to less-experienced animators.

Collaborated on team of 3 animators for promotional movie for Chinese client, leading business to receive additional film productions.
Improved animation results and morale of team by collaborating with project coordinator with schedules and project management.

TONEPLUS STUDIOS, Tokyo, Japan 2011 – 2014

Lead Animator

Managed animation department and single projects for team of 6 to 10 animators and also served as senior animator, on short movies, TV series, TV commercials and entertainment games, for various domestic and international clients.

Created high quality animation resulting in lasting trust with new clients.
Assisted CEO with client meetings and budgets, creating efficiencies and leading to studio growth.
Lead, managed and animated on “Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures” for Netflix, delivering results and receiving additional TV series productions.
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TEAMTO STUDIO, Valence, France 2008 – 2010

Senior Animator

Animated TV series for Cake Entertainment and international channels, collaborating with animation director and other animators. Show received 1st place ranking at MIPCOM Junior in 2009 as most viewed programming.

Developed animation for TV series “Angelo Rules,” nominated and received awards in multiple countries and animation festivals (Pulcinella Award, BANFF, Annecey Festival, Chicago ICFF, Anima Mundi) from 2010 to 2018.
Animated season 1 of “Hareport” for Cake Entertainment, selected for 2010 Chicago International Children Film Festival (Chicago ICFF).


3D Animation Certificate, MJM Graphic Design, Strasbourg, France
Concentration in History of Art, Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg, France


French, Native
English & Laotian, Proficient
German & Japanese, Beginner

Technical Skills

Maya, 3DS MAX, Motion Builder, Softimage, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe After Effect, Premiere Pro, Unreal Engine, Photoshop, Illustrator


  • 3ds Max
  • after effect
  • Maya
  • Motion Builder
  • Animation
  • Updated 11 months ago

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