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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Tal Minks

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Tal Minks


  • Houdini
  • Maya
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro


Aug '13 - May '18

BFA in Animation & Minor in Film at University of Central Florida

– GPA: 3.77, Dean’s List, Bright Futures Academic Scholar
– Animated body mechanics, facial animation, and VFX
– Gained experience in character modeling and rigging
– Responsible for 5 camera artists while leading Layout team for 7 min. short film


Dec '18 - Present

Web Developer and Animator at Open P2PE

– Utilize HTML, JavaScript, and CSS in front-end development of informative website
– Produce character animation to explain point to point data encryption

Sep '17 - Jan '19

Multimedia Specialist at Morgridge International Reading Center

– Enthused clients with captivating graphic design
– Created videos training educators on behavioral indicators of students struggling with depression, anxiety, etc.
– Communicated with clients to ensure content best represented the students at risk

May '17 - Jul '17

Intern at Elite Animation Academy

– Taught students essentials of 2D and 3D animation
– Encouraged students to push boundaries while following project guidelines

Oct '16 - Dec '16

Animator at UCF Undergraduate Admissions

– Wrote and animated a Christmas adventure short film
– Pitched 3 unique stories with storyboards
– Reached audience of over 175,000 prospective students and families

  • Animation
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email tminks3@gmail.com

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