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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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Miranda Modys

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Miranda Modys

Miranda L D Modys, (954) 552-4455, miranda@mirandamodys.com

11920 SW 19th Ct Davie, FL, 33325 www.mirandamodys.com

EDUCATION

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL
B.F.A. Computer Animation
Minor Creative Writing

American Heritage High School, Plantation, FL May 2012 GPA: 4.00/4.00
National Honors Society
Ambassador for incoming students Outstanding Achievement Awards

ANIMATION/STORY EXPERIENCE

3D Artist

• Driver’s Alert, Inc. Deerfield Beach, FL, Nov 2018
• Created a 3D rendering of a medical device for an educational video.
• Modeled, textured, rendered and animated in time with a provided voice over.

3D Intern

• Happy Day Productions, LLC, Culver City, California, June – Nov 2018
• Created Happy Day’s opening video for the L.A. Live Film Festival & Rising Above Fest. The video showcased a 3D Pegasus.
• Modeled, rigged, animated and rendered a quadruped with wing mechanics.

Independent 3D Modeler

• Independent projects, 2017-2018
• Current work in progress on a 3D mermaid character model. Features nCloth, nHair,advanced facial rig, realistic lighting and animation
• Current work in progress on a 3D environment featuring a Victorian manor. Features variousassets, focusing on balancing detail work and low poly modeling

Lighting Artist

• Moving Picture Company (MPC), Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, Feb 2018
• Hired as a Junior Lighting Artist for MPC’s Lighting Academy program. Heavily incorporated the hiring team’s feedback to greatly improve my lighting and texturing work

Computer Animatior

• Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, 2012-2017
• Modeled and textured characters and environments, lit multiple scenes, animated to communicate emotion and weight
• Developed a 2-minute thesis film, from storyboarding to final compositing that focused on animating emotions and high contrast lighting

COMPUTER AND ART SKILLS

Skilled visual artist with digital painting, figure drawing, and sketching
Adept with both Mac and PC computers
Proficient in Autodesk Maya, RenderMan, Nuke, Unity, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere Pro

COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE

Wyzant; Private Tutor

Worked one-on-one with students of various ages through Wyzant’s online tutoring network to teach Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, and Writing

Ringling College of Art + Design; Writing Consultant

Provided individual analysis and feedback for students’ writing projects
Improved students’ writing skills from outlining and structure to diction and grammar
Proficient at guiding and editing English Second Language writing

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Editing
  • Lighting
  • Maya
  • Microsoft Office
  • Modeling
  • Nuke
  • Working knowledge in Spanish

Education

Sept 2012 - May 2017

BA Computer Animation, Minor Creative Writing at Ringling College of Art + Design

Sept 2009 - May 2012

High School Diploma at American Heritage High School

Experience

Nov 2018

Contract 3D Artist at Driver’s Alert, Inc.

Created a 3D rendering of a medical device for an educational video. Modeled, textured, rendered and animated in time with a provided voice over.

June - Nov. 2018

3D Intern at Happy Day Productions, LLC

Created Happy Day’s opening video for the L.A. Live Film Festival & Rising Above Fest. The
video showcased a 3D Pegasus. Modeled, rigged, animated and rendered a quadruped with wing mechanics.

Nov. 2017 - Feb 2018

Junior Lighting Artist at Moving Picture Company (MPC)

Hired as a Junior Lighting Artist for MPC’s Lighting Academy program. Heavily incorporated
the hiring team’s feedback to greatly improve my lighting and texturing work

Sept 2017 - Present

Private Tutor at Wyzant

Worked one-on-one with students of various ages through Wyzant’s online tutoring network to teach Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, and Writing

2012 - 2017

Writing Consultant at Ringling College of Art + Design

Provided individual analysis and feedback for students’ writing projects. Improved students’ writing skills from outlining and structure to diction and
grammar. Proficient at guiding and editing English Second Language writing.

  • Animation
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email miranda@mirandamodys.com

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