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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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Dustin Bufford

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Dustin Bufford

Work Experience

BLACK MOOR STUDIO – FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY, Winter Park, Florida

Character Animator    |   Dec 2016 – Feb 2017

  • Work with motion capture facility manager to record raw data.
  • Process raw data into usable track files in Cortex.
  • Retargeting of motion capture data onto game asset in Motion Builder.
  • Final clean up of character animation in Maya.

UNITED STATES NAVY, Sasebo, Japan

Work Center Supervisor    |   Oct 2006 – Oct 2013

  • Scheduling of annually, quarterly, monthly and weekly maintenance as per documentation.
  • Coordination of work center to maintain and repair electrical systems.

Awards and Honors

Course Director Award – Motion Capture – Awarded for top of class in Full Sail University’s Motion Capture course

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal X2 – Awarded for Exceptional performance

Operation Tomodachi Humanitarian Service Medal – Awarded for contributing to the support of Japan in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

Skills

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to take and apply criticism
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Self Motivated
  • Team Work
  • Understanding of the 12 Principles of Animation

Education

June 2015 - February 2017

Bachelor of Science Game Art at Full Sail University

February 2017 - March 2018

Bachelor of Science Computer Animation at Full Sail University

  • Animation
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email d.bufford@hotmail.com

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