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ERIC URBAN

2705 SE 41 st Ave. Portland, OR 97202 Phone: (978)877-1887

eurban20@hotmail.com

Stop-Motion Animator/ CG Animator/ Generalist

DEMO REEL: http://urbananimation.blogspot.com/

OBJECTIVE

To be a member of a high-quality animation production team where I can utilize my skills in Stop- Motion Animation, CG Animation, and/or puppet and prop fabrication. To push the boundaries of the medium and explore new techniques.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bent Image Lab, LLC.

Animator

Portland, OR

September 2007 – Present

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A leading role in animating Stop-Motion and CG Animation (3D Studio Max) and working in the Art Department for high profile clients such as: Aflac, Always, Airwick, Apple Jacks, Alltel, Coke, Ensure, Eurostar, Tinactin, Tetra Pak, Modest Mouse and others.

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In the Art Department I am responsible for various tasks such as: puppet fabrication, sculpting, painting, soldering, wire armature building, and prop fabrication using various materials such as:

metal, clay, wood, resin, foam, epoxy, styrene, and silicone.

Aardman Animations

Assistant Animation Intern

n I interned with the assistant animators on the award winning TV series "Shaun the Sheep" fixing and prepping puppets, puppet wrangling, clay pressing hands and mouths, and sculpting mouth shapes.

Bristol, UK

August 2006

Thames Valley University

Maya Trainer

n I trained introductory animation professors in the basic use of various aspects of Maya such as Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging, Dynamics, and Animating.

Reading, UK

July 2006

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Rob Shaw - Director - Bent Image Lab 503-888-3232 Solomon Burbridge - Art Direction/ Management/ Director - Bent Image Lab 509-228-6183 Paul Harrod - Director - Bent Image Lab 509-228-6183

EDUCATION

2003 - 2007

Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA Computer Animation

n Magna Cum Laude

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Savannah, GA

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3D Studio Max

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Maya

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Photoshop

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Stop Motion Pro

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Lunchbox

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After Effects

 

2705

SE

41ST

AVE.

PORTLAND,

OR

97202

PHONE

(978)

877-1887

E-MAIL

EURBAN20@HOTMAIL.COM

DEMO

REEL:

HTTP://URBANANIMATION.BLOGSPOT.COM/

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