leifpedersen3d@gmail.com

WELCOME,
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I'm a CG Supervisor/ Generalist with over 10 years of professional production experience collaborating and leading successfully in numerous projects.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
2016-Present:
Pixar - RenderMan Specialist and CG Generalist
2012 - 2016:
Univision Networks - Senior CG Artist
2015 - 2018
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online - CG Teacher
2006 - 2012
Telefutura - Senior CG Artist
2004 - 2006
Univision Networks - CG Artist

Freelance Clients:
Softbank, Deloitte, Alienware, NBC, P&G, MGM, Second Floor Productions, Florida Panthers, Discovery, Synq Studios, Beyond Dreams Productions
SKILLS
CG Supervisor/ Generalist:
Texturing and Shading
Lighting and Rendering (RenderMan, Arnold)
Compositing (Fusion, Nuke, After Effects)
Dynamic simulations (Maya)
Modeling (Maya, Zbrush)
Animation (Motion Graphics, Experimental, some Character Animation)
Design/ Concept art
Computer Hardware proficient
Problem solver


SOFTWARE
Maya, Renderman, Arnold
Mel, Python, Pymel, Bash
Fusion, Nuke, After Effects, Syntheyes, PFTrack
Zbrush, Photoshop, Mudbox
Linux, Windows, OSX
EDUCATION
2009/ 2014 Master of Fine Arts
Animation and VFX Academy of Art University
2001-04 Bachelor of Fine Arts
Computer Animation MIU of Art and Design

LANGUAGES
Bilingual in English and Spanish

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