Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

Animator and Designer at Ahoy! Animation Collective  | 9/2015 – present

Animation projects for agencies and studios like Seed Animation, Munk Studios, Trigger, Golin, Contented Brothers and Muckle Hen Productions, with brands and clients such as BBC, Oracle, Lloyds Banking Group, Amazon, Classic FM and multinational biopharmaceutical companies Amgen, Biogen and Janssen // After Effects, Illustrator

game artist, rigger and animator at Chaos Created | 10/2014 – 9/2015

Design all characters and environments // Photoshop, Filter Forge, ZBrush, Modo
Rig and animate characters // Esoteric Spine
Build environments // Unity

game artist at FormerDroid | 1/2014-7/2014

Background design // Unity and Illustrator
Promotional artwork // Photoshop, Corel Painter, Maya and Keyshot
Concept development for original IP // Photoshop
UI asset creation // Photoshop

Traditional Fine Art Painter, designer, animator – Freelance during studies // 2003 – 2013

3D sculpt, model, rig and animate for short film // Maya, ZBrush
Edit, composite and animate for graduation short film “In Sight” // After Effects, Filter Forge, Toon Boom Harmony, Photoshop
Design catalogues and cards for decorations producer // Illustrator, InDesign
Web design // Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Front Page, WordPress
Fine art painting and Byzantine icons commissions // Gouache on gessoed boards, oil on canvas
Mural art for Bloom! Hotel in Brussels, Belgium // Acrylics on wall

Education

2010-2013 // BA (Hons) in Animation at Edinburgh College of Art, Ediburgh, UK
2006-2009 // BA (Hons) in Mural Art at National University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania

Skills

After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Esoteric Spine, Unity, Corel Painter, Maya, Modo, ZBrush, TVPaint, Flash, Toon Boom Harmony, InDesign

Painting and drawing techniques, anatomy, composition and colour theory

Highlights

Creative Pool Annual 2018 Shortlist in the Animation – individual category for Classic FM Opera Shorts
Microsoft Beautiful Game Award, 4th place, 2014 for Splemy game
BAFTA Scotland New Talent 2014 – nomination for short film In Sight
Experimental Film Award at International Student Film Festival “CineMAiubit 2009 for short film Organic