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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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Yang Wang

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Yang Wang

Yang Wang

+886 970814194
ywang1@c.ringling.edu

 

https://yangwangtw.wixsite.com/yanwangtw

1130 Greensboro Lane, Box 2403, Sarasota , FL, 34234

 

Education

Ringing College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

BFA, Computer Animation, May 2019

 

National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan

BFA, June 2016

Multimedia and Animation Arts,GPA:3.9/4.0

 

Animation Experience

Animator, Ringing College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, Aug. 2016-Present

As part of a second year course, produced scenes to demonstrate weight, force, and character emotion.

·          Modeled and textured characters, environments and props; lit scenes; animated pose-to-pose.

·          Researched indoor lighting and developed a schematic painting to identify lighting needs for 3d animation.

·          Learned traditional animation skills, designed characters and animated 20-second scenes.

 

Animator, Ringing College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, Aug. 2016-Present

As part of an upper-level course, worked under time-sensitive deadlines to develop under one-minute stories for animation:

·          pitched ideas to class; designed characters, props and environments.

·          Developed storyboards based on class critique; edited boards into animatics with sound.

 

Animator, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan, 2013-2016

·          Produced both 2D and 3D animation short films with 3-4 people team, from story to final pieces.

·          Developed story, from initial beat boards to final animatic with sound.

·          Brainstormed ideas with supporting visuals to team, animated characters and visual effect and pitched ideas for environments in final spot.

 

Computer Animator Internship, CheerDigiart, Taipei, Taiwan, Summer 2014

·          Studied computer animation closely with a professional animator.

·          Participated in weekly meetings with animation department members for sharing new information about media arts and animation skills.

·          Produced a 2 minute demo reel at the end of the internship.

 

Background Artist, The Island, Independent animation short film, Taiwan, 2014

·          Created textures for backgrounds and environment.

 

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer, National Taiwan Science Education Center, Fall 2015

·          Introduced New media arts and Interactive arts to visiting people during the exhibition.

 

Personal

·          Advanced proficiency with Mac and PC platforms in Autodesk Maya, TVPaint , Adobe premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustration, Microsoft Office Suite; Working knowledge of Pixar Renderman, Nuke; The Foundry’s Pixologic’s Zbrush.

·          Native speaker in Taiwan mandarin.

Played keyboard as a member of band in church every two weeks for four

Skills

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Illustration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Advanced proficiency with Mac and PC platforms in Autodesk Maya
  • Microsoft Office Suite; Working knowledge of Pixar Renderman
  • Nuke; The Foundry’s Pixologic’s Zbrush.
  • TVPaint

Education

2016 fall/present

BFA (Computer Animation) at Ringling College

2012 fall/2016 spring

BFA (Multimedia and Animation Arts) at National Taiwan University of Arts

Experience

2014 July-August

Computer Animator Internship at Cheer Digiart

  • Animation
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email ywang1@c.ringling.edu

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