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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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ROLAND B. YEPEZ

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ROLAND B. YEPEZ

ROLAND B. YEPEZ
Roland.B.Yepez@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE

DIGITAL DOMAIN – Senior Animator
November 2018 – December 2018 | Los Angeles
• 11 Eleven VR Experience

WETA DIGITAL – Senior Animator
August 2016 – September 2018 | New Zealand | Los Angeles
• James Cameron’s Avatar Sequels – On-Set Los Angeles
• Avengers: Infinity War
• War for the Planet of the Apes – Oscar Nominee

DOUBLE NEGATIVE – Lead Animator
December 2015 – August 2016 | London
• Captain America: Civil War
• Black Panther – Captain America: Civil War flashback shots showcased
• Assassin’s Creed

MPC – Senior Animator
August 2015 – December 2015 | London
Disney’s The Jungle Book – Academy Award – Best Visual Effects 2017

DOUBLE NEGATIVE – Senior Animator
October 2013 – June 2015 | London
• Hercules
• Avengers: Age of Ultron
• Jupiter Ascending
• Exodus: Gods and Kings
• Ex Machina VR Experience
• Terminator: Genisys
• Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS – Senior Animator
October 2011 – May 2012 | Vancouver
• The Amazing Spider-Man

LUCASFILM ANIMATION – Senior Story Artist | Animator
April 2007 – August 2011 | July 2006 – September 2006 | Skywalker Ranch
• Star Wars: The Clone Wars  Seasons 1 – 5
Emmy – Outstanding Special Class Animated Program – 2013 | 2014
• Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Feature Film

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC – Animator | Layout Artist
October 2003 – March 2007 | San Francisco
• Transformers – Oscar Nominee
• Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End – Oscar Nominee
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – Academy Award – Best Visual Effects 2007
• Eragon
• Mission Impossible III
• The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – Oscar Nominee
• Rent
• Lady in the Water
• The Island
• War of the Worlds – Oscar Nominee
• Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
• Van Helsing

EDUCATION

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY | San Francisco, California
Master of Fine Arts, May 2002 – Character Animation
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY | Syracuse, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 1998 – Computer Graphics | Illustration

Education

August 1999 - May 2002

Master of Fine Arts – Character Animation at ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY | San Francisco, California

August 1994 - May 1998

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Computer Graphics | Illustration at SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY | Syracuse, New York

Experience

November 2018 – December 2018 | Los Angeles

Senior Animator at DIGITAL DOMAIN

• 11 Eleven VR Experience

August 2016 – September 2018 | New Zealand | Los Angeles

Senior Animator at WETA DIGITAL

• James Cameron’s Avatar Sequels – On-Set Los Angeles
• Avengers: Infinity War
• War for the Planet of the Apes – Oscar Nominee

December 2015 – August 2016 | London

Lead Animator at DOUBLE NEGATIVE

• Captain America: Civil War
• Black Panther – Captain America: Civil War flashback shots showcased
• Assassin’s Creed

August 2015 – December 2015 | London

Senior Animator at MPC

• Disney’s The Jungle Book – Academy Award – Best Visual Effects 2017

October 2013 – June 2015 | London

Senior Animator at DOUBLE NEGATIVE

• Hercules
• Avengers: Age of Ultron
• Jupiter Ascending
• Exodus: Gods and Kings
• Ex Machina VR Experience
• Terminator: Genisys
• Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

October 2011 – May 2012 | Vancouver

Senior Animator at SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS

• The Amazing Spider-Man

April 2007 – August 2011 | July 2006 – September 2006 | Skywalker Ranch

Senior Story Artist | Animator at LUCASFILM ANIMATION

• Star Wars: The Clone Wars  Seasons 1 – 5
Emmy – Outstanding Special Class Animated Program – 2013 | 2014
• Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Feature Film

October 2003 – March 2007 | San Francisco

Animator | Layout Artist at INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC

• Transformers – Oscar Nominee
• Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End – Oscar Nominee
• Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – Academy Award – Best Visual Effects 2007
• Eragon
• Mission Impossible III
• The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – Oscar Nominee
• Rent
• Lady in the Water
• The Island
• War of the Worlds – Oscar Nominee
• Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
• Van Helsing

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