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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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Matthew Skidmore

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Matthew Skidmore

PROFILE

Hardworking communications expert with extensive experience in technology, and social media platforms. Self motivated artist talented in 3D art programs. Proficient in both PCs and Macs, as well as all Adobe products and various other art programs. Excellent interpersonal and team management skills.

EXPERIENCE

INTERN | Extra Credit Studios | Culver City, CA

Animated stop motion videos using Dragonframe
Edited multi-camera footage using Adobe Premiere Pro
Coordinated props, wardrobe, and sets for videos
Assembled and set up motorized camera rigs and lighting kits for live action filming

INTERN | Stagecoach Entertainment | Los Angeles, CA

Wrote coverage on scripts producing high quality summaries in a timely manner
Aligned talent candidates with upcoming productions, matching role requirements to clients
Gathered research on upcoming and popular television shows to begin talent acquisition process

LAB ASSOCIATE | Immersive Media Initiative | Athens, OH

Implemented a digital archive of equipment and resources for organization
Recreated from concept 3D animals for virtual reality project
Guided tours of the facility and answered questions regarding equipment and lab
Oversaw the follow up process with clients for equipment training and rental process

TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST | Olentangy Local School District | Lewis Center, OH

Constructed computer labs, installed software, and updated Mac and PC units
Educated administrators and teachers on new programs and software
Collaborated with team to ensure equipment locations throughout 23 schools
Answered service calls and problem solved technology issues for all school employees

ORGANIZATIONS

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT | Ohio University Animation Club

Corresponded with animation students and faculty regarding resources
Designed, planned and launched animation club to the school

3D ARTIST TUTOR | Ohio University Game Developers Association

Designed lesson plans to instruct students in Autodesk Maya
Organized supplemental material to aid students in art courses
Assisted teaching students in the process of creating 3D art

TENOR SAXOPHONIST | Marching 110

Traveled with the band, including international and in state
Practiced and performed 20 hours per week while attending school

ACTIVE MEMBER | Bobcat Esports

Assisted in the process of setting up, and streaming tournaments
Participated in tournaments, learning strengths and short comings of players

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Illustrator
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • premiere
  • Substance Painter
  • ZBrush

Education

2015/2018

Bachelor's of Science at Ohio University

  • Art
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email mskidmoreii614@gmail.com

Contact using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook