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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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Hill J Galvin

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Hill J Galvin

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Animator, Storyboard Artist

Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL — BFA
Computer Animation 2014
Produced 2 minute short in year’s time
Storyboarded, concept art, creative direction, compositing, rigging, communicated visually, design skills, effective use of color, lighting, and composition to tell stories

CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE
TellTale Games, San Rafael CA — Cinematic (Choreography) Artist
MAY 2015 – NOV 2017

Communicated closely with a team of animators, artists, writers, leads, and directors
Captured and enhanced intent of narrative, camera plans, perform revisions
Edited scenes to resolve scene length and timing issues, understand principles of cinematography
Monitored and implemented assets of specific assigned scenes as the Lead Artist of specific assigned scene, Monitor and implement assets
Over 17 games worked on in total, including Minecraft StoryMode Season 1: 1,2,3,5,6,8;
Minecraft Season 2: 1,4,5; Batman 1,2,3; Guardians of the Galaxy 1,2,3,4,5

STORYTELLING
Freelancer, Chicago IL — Animator/Illustrator
JUNE 2014 – Current

Painted, allocated time, communicated closely with clients, illustration, video production, animation
Various Companies: storyboarded, animated with , presentation, communicate visually, adapted quickly to changes, graphic design for various twitch streamers
Calabash: Lucky Charms Commercial – animation, compositing, collaboration, quickly adapt as needed to changes, communicate visually

Bento Box Entertainment, Atlanta GA — Storyboard Artist
JAN 2015 – MAY 2015

Storyboarded, captured and enhanced intent of narrative, cinematography, perform revisions, edit scenes to resolve length and timing issues, communicated visually, quickly adapted to changes on the Hulu show:
The Awesomes Season 3

SKILLS
Storyboarding; Illustration; Cinematography; Maya; Nuke; 3d Max; ZBrush; Photoshop; Illustrator; Premiere; After Effects; Communicate visually; Painting; Concept creation; Quickly adapt as needed; Streamed as Twitch Affiliate

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  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email hillgalvin@gmail.com

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