JJ CHALUPNIK

PROFESSIONAL CV
1320 S. Hardy Dr. Apt #204  Tempe, Arizona 85281  (480) 495-7530  JJChalupnik@gmail.com

• 3D Artist and Digital Video Generalist with 3 years professional experience bringing projects from concept to final broadcast using cutting edge digital technologies.

EMPLOYMENT
2010-Present ANDERSON ADVERTISING 5725 N. Scottsdale Rd. STE 105, Scottsdale, AZ, 85250 (480) 945 2229 Owner: Ted Anderson MOTION GRAPHICS/EDITOR: Responsible for ingesting and managing all video data brought into the company, and creating motion graphic ads for Harkins Theatres, and others. Also responsible for creating 3D product slates for Desert Schools Federal Credit Union (among other post-production duties) and editing/converting/distributing video for broadcast on local television.
2008-Present FREELANCE 3D ARTIST/ANIMATOR AND VFX ARTIST Created fully animated sequences and visual effects for various independent projects using skills such as roto-compositing, motion graphics animation, render pass compositing, 3D character animation within Maya, modeling and texturing within Maya, Zbrush, Mudbox, and Photoshop, creating custom rigs for character models within Maya, motion tracking techniques, and sprite based particle systems.

2007-2010 LAB

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BARRETT,

THE

HONORS COLLEGE COMPUTER

P.O. Box 871612, ASU, Tempe, AZ 85287-1612 (480) 965-4033 Manager: Rebecca Viles

ANIMATION TEACHING ASSISTANT : Three years experience instructing beginning animation students with tutorials in modeling, texturing, rigging, animating and lighting for 3-D animation. COMPUTER LAB AID: Creating Barrett’s Honors College Computer Lab and Writing Center schedules, making Writing Center appointments, assisting students, managing computer lab. 2004-2010 UPS: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
3150 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017 (602) 233-4142 Supervisor: Jesse Madrid

MIDNIGHT HUB SORTER: Unloading, Loading, and Sorting packages. 2009 HAMMERHEAD PRODUCTIONS
AND

13400 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 94123 (818) 986-5535 Supervisor: Tracy Park

ANIMATION PICTURE COMPANY

INTERN: Created a 3-D Concept Character for Visual Research and Development, P.A. responsibilities, Visual Effects Film Dust Clean-up support.

PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

1700 North 7th Avenue, #250, Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 955-6444 Manager: Chris Lamont

INTERN: Created the 2-D/3-D festival introduction to play before each feature. 2007-2008 THE CENTER
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18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032 (480) 282-1498 Supervisor: Jessica Richardson

ADVANCED PROGRAMMING (CAAP) KIDS COLLEGE

SUMMER INSTRUCTOR: Taught advanced and gifted children 3-D Animation and basic Video Game Programming. 2008 EDUCATION 2020 (E2020)
7303 East Earll Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 (877) 202-0338 Supervisor:

INTERN: Created 3-D Characters, Character Rigs, and Environments for experimental educational learning programs. 2008 MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORPORATION
7720 North Dobson Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85256 (602) 808-8800

FREELANCE: Created a 2-D Promotional Company Video. 2006.2007 NASA SPACE GRANT
School of Earth and Space Exploration, Moeur Building, ASU, Tempe, Az (480) 965--6272

INTERN: Conducted a Video Documentary of the grant project at ASU.

EDUCATION
2010 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287 (480) 965-9011

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, INTERMEDIA; SPECIALIZATION 3-D ANIMATION: Preproduction, Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation, Lighting, Postproduction, Figure Drawing, Photography, Wood crafting. BACHELOR OF ARTS, FILM AND MEDIA PRODUCTION: Directing, Writing, Producing, Cinematography, Preproduction, Postproduction, Principal Photography, Grip/Electric. CUMULATIVE GPA: 3.79 National Collegiate Honor Society, Dean’s Honor List, Magna Cum-Laude. 2004 CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
14388 North 79th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85381-4682 (623) 412-4400

SCHOLASTIC DIPLOMA WITH HONORS: GPA 3.944 National Honors Society, Varsity Football.

AWARDS
2007 2 2010
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PLACE, AFA: Five Minutes or Less Film Competition. PLACE, MOVING PICTURES MAGAZINE: Short Film Contest. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation: Summer
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Internship Program - Finalist 2010 Bronze Telly Award Winner: “Fairfax County Health” – Local Commercial/PSA 2011 Platinum MarCom Award Winner: “Pop Dreams” – Video/Film/Marketing Product

GROUP/JURIED/INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
Name Relationship Position and Location Contact Information

Michael Switzer Dan Chuba

Mentor/Professor Producer/Superv isor

Film Director Vice President and Executive Producer of Hammerhead Productions Production Coordinator for Animation Picture Company Animation Instructor, ASU Asst Dir/Lincoln Professor School of Theater and Film, ASU

Email: switzer@switzer.com Phone: (818)766-5144 Email: dan@hammerhead.com Phone: (818) 986-5535

Tracy Park

Supervisor

Email: tracyparkww@gmail.com Phone: (908)670-3486 Phone: (602)690-0056 Email: f.valenti@asu.edu Phone: (480) 965-2655

Rebecca Viles Miguel Valenti

Teacher Teacher

2010

Video Odyssey. Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ.

2006 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition. Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe AZ.

PUBLICATIONS
2009 “Undergraduate Animators”, UREASERCH, ASU, Tempe, AZ . “The Story of Alfred”, LUX UNDERGRADUATE CREATIVE REVIEW, ASU, Tempe, AZ.

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