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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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Craig R Maras

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Craig R Maras

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Animation Director

Lake Mary, FL

Craig R. Maras

1541 Shadowmoss Circle, Lake Mary, FL  32746

Email:  ctsmaras@aol.com,

home phone (407) 804-1470, cell phone (407) 432-6755

EDUCATION

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film/Video:  December 1991  Character Animation Emphasis

Bethel College, St. Paul, MN

Associate Art:  December 1989Biology/Pre-Med Emphasis

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Magic Leap, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Animation Director, Unannounced
Electronic Arts, Orlando, FL

Animation Director, NBA Live

Digital Domain Media Group, Port St. Lucie, FL

Senior Animator, Tembo

Moon Spider Studio, Key Biscayne, FL

Animation Director / Assistant Art Direction / Concept Artist, Harold the Game

n-Space, Inc., Orlando, FL

Animation Director, Toy Story 3 – DS

Lead Animator, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 – Wii

Lead Animator, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare-DS

Animator, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed-DS

Mad Doc Software, LLC, Andover, MA

Lead Animator,”Unannounced FPS” Xbox 360, Animator,”Empire Earth III”

Electronic Arts – Tiburon, Maitland, FL

Associate Art Director, Madden NFL Xbox 360, Character Animator, NFL Street 2

Electronic Arts – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Animator, Medal of Honor:  Pacific AssaultSenior

Animator, Medal of Honor:  Rising Sun

Warner Bros. Feature Animation, Sherman Oaks, CA

Animator, Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Sony Pictures Imageworks, Culver City, CA

Senior Animator, Digital Character Group, Stuart Little 2

Columbia Pictures, Culver City, CA

Animator, Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights

Warner Bros. Feature Animation, Sherman Oaks, CA

Animator, Osmosis Jones

Columbia TriStar Television, North Hollywood, CA

Director, Dilbert Walt Disney Television Animation, Burbank, CA

Animator/Character Layout, The Tigger Movie

Warner Bros. Feature Animation, Glendale, CA

Animator, The Iron Giant

Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida, Orlando, FL

Animator, Mulan

Animator, Pocahontas

Walt Disney Feature Animation, Glendale, CA

Rough In-betweener, The Lion KingClean Up Artist, Aladdin

Don Bluth Feature Animation, Burbank, CA

Rough In-betweener, ThumbelinaClean Up Artist, A Troll in Central Park

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Professor of Character Animation, third year Fall 2003 – Spring 2004

Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida, Orlando, FL

Mentor for internship participants1994-1998

OTHER

Award Winning THEA – Disney’s California Adventure:  Drawn to Animation (Mushu) – Character Animator (2D)

Award Winning – Universal Theme Parks – The Simpson’s Ride – Character Animation (3D)

Animation software proficiency:  Maya, Max and Motion Builder

*For a supplemental list of credits please log-on to www.imdb.com , and type in the search box “Craig R. Maras”
*Any contract / freelance, or employment less than 3 months is not reflected on resume.
Link to Website:  http://www.marasentertainment.com/
Link to Animation Reel (flash is needed):  http://www.marasentertainment.com/#/animation-reel-short/4568825320Additional work will be made available upon request.
Example Animation Direction:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrNvBt1kHkU

Skills

  • Max and Motion Builder
  • Maya

Education

1990-1991

BFA Film/Video/Character Animation at California Instutue of the Arts

1987-1989

Associate Art Degree - Biology/Pre-Med emphasis at Bethel College

  • Animation
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email ctsmaras@aol.com

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