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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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SANI SPECTRA ( SPECTRA ) 3D Senior Cinematic Animator (415)-240-2526 sanispectraedu@gmail.com http://sanispectra.weebly.com/
WORK EXPERIENCE
Feb 2018 – Present DIGITAL DOMAIN / Senior Cinematic Animator
Key Frame animation and motion capture for VR game along with body posture adjustments. Hand keyed hands, fingers and prop animation. Hand keyed facial animation. Idles poses for the characters. Apr 2017 – Sep 2017 HEROMATION / 3D Character Animator and Layout
Animation Tests and Freelance as a 3D animator on various Projects.

Feb 2017 – Mar 2017 HINTERLAND STUDIO INC. /3D Character Animator
Animated Cinematic Sequence for The Long Dark Game. The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration focused survival simulation set in the Northern wilderness.

May 2016 – Dec 2016 WHITE SPECTRUM STUDIOS / Freelance 3D Character Animator
Key frame character and object animation and camera animation.

Apr 2015 – Apr 2016 HECTIC DIGITAL, SAN FRANCISCO / 3D Animator
Worked as 3D Animator and Camera animation on T-Mobile Commercial.

Sept 2015 – Mar 2016 SCEA ANIMATOR SAN DIEGO / Cinematic Animator
Cinematic character animator for Naughty Dog’s title Uncharted 4. Cleaned motion capture data and added performance changes for Multiple cinematic scenes. Body posture adjustments. Hand keyed hands, fingers, and prop animation. Expression pushed for more emotion.

Apr 2015 – Apr 2015 GIANT ANIMATION STUDIOS, DUBLIN / 3D Animator
Worked on Short film “Geist”. Animated a shot and test shot. Hand key animation.

Sept 2014- March 2015 GIRL FRIDAY CREATIVE AGENCY, SAN FRANCISCO / 3D Animator
Worked on Advantageous (2015) Feature Film, Animated Drone’s. Object animation. Worked on Art School of Horrors (2015) Film as an 3D animator on Paper man Character. Hand key Animation along with the live Footage.

Jun 2014- Aug 2014 PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, SAN FRANCISCO / Animation Intern
Twelve-week animation internship for Pixar Animation Studios. Worked with Toy story characters and hand key animation.

SKILLS/ HIGHLIGHTS
– Proficient in Key frame character animation
– Proficient in Motion capture animation and motion capture clean-up animations
– Professional experience in film, videogames and television
– Layout and Camera Animation
– Strong observational, acting and timing skills
– Outstanding knowledge of animation principles, processes, and workflow
– Strong work ethic and attention to detail
– Excellent communications skills
SOFTWARE
-Maya, Presto, Motion Builder, Adobe Premier and After Effects, Photoshop

SANI SPECTRA ( SPECTRA ) 3D Senior Cinematic Animator (415)-240-2526 sanispectraedu@gmail.com http://sanispectra.weebly.com/
EDUCATION
2011-2014 Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA
M.F.A Animation & Visual Effects (3D Character Animation)
2006-2010 Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, India
B.F.A / Primary focus: Painting
INTERESTS
-Painting, Photography, Movies, Playing Ukulele, Meditation
-Hiking, Gym, Weight training, Playing Basketball and Weight Training

REFERENCE
Michal Makarewicz Corey Rosen
-Directing Animator/ Pixar Animation Studios -Director of Creative Marketing / Tippett studio
-Email : splinetamer@gmail.com – Email:Crosen@academyart.edu /415-531-9290

Skills

  • Maya
  • Animation
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