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:
Pixar, Alienware, NBC, P&G, MGM, Second Floor Productions, Florida Panthers, Discovery, Synq Studios, Beyond Dreams Productions
SKILLS
CG Supervisor/ Generalist:
Texturing and Shading (Slim, Hypershade. Some RSL experience)
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 Studio/ Pro Server, 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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