Resume

Profile:

Creative and dynamic 3D artist with 10 years experience, specializing in Matchmove, Character Animation and Motion Capture. Produced content for  Film, TV and Game. 


Experience:

2016: Shade VFX,  New York, NY

Tracking Supervisor

• Supervised a team of up to 5 trackers, working on camera, object and body tracks. 

• Designed and implemented the tracking pipeline. 


TV:

• Daredevil Season 2

• The Last Ship

• The Get Down

• Vinyl

Film:

• Live By Night

• Middle School

• Showtimes for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

• Going In Style


TV:

• Marvel's Daredevil

• Marvel's Jessica Jones

• True Detective

• Black Sails

• Marco Polo Season 2

2014 - 2016: Shade VFX,  New York, NY

Matchmove Artist

• Camera and body tracking for TV and Film


TV:

• Marvel's Daredevil

• Marvel's Jessica Jones

• True Detective

• Black Sails

• Marco Polo Season 2


Film:

• Batman vs Superman

• The 5th Wave

• Pixels

• Max Steel

• Love the Coppers

• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

• Annie


2000 - 2014: Swed Masters Workshop,  New York, NY

Graphic Designer/3D Animator

• Created designs and animation for Swed and its clients. 

• Produced 3D ads from storyboard, through modeling and animation, and up to final render. 

• Cleanup and correction of Motion Capture data using MotionBuilder & Maya.

• Installed, set up & operated a "PhaseSpace" optical motion capture system.

•  Camera and body tracks for film and commercials

• Solved anamorphic and spherical plates from lens grids as well as from LIDAR survey data.

• Built proxy geometry for lineup, survey and DMP purposes.


Projects include:

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Framestore)

Winter's Tale (Framestore)

 Snapdragon Commercials (Framestore)

Captain Morgan (Framestore)

Mercedes Benz Barriers. (Framestore)

ESPN ESPYS awards (MoCap NYC)

 Hyonoticmedia's Tea Kwon Do Training animations. (MoCap NYC)

Xbox Sesame Street Video Game (MoCap NYC)

VLC  Virtual Learning Environment ((MoCap NYC) 


2006 (Project based Freelance): Aestheticom, New York, NY

Video Editor/Creative Director

• Created a TV spot for s Nelly Furtado’s album ‘Loose’.

• Edited commercials for various companies such as Universal Music Group, Geffen Records,  Huntington Nutcueticals, The Wheelchair Foundation and others. 

• Created short animations and motion graphics for web sites,  TV commercials and web banners. 


2006 (Short Term Project): ikandi entertainment, Edgwater, NJ

3D animator

• Animated a teaser for two new children shows. Animation included mainly character animation. 

• Modeled characters, props and sets 

• Rigged characters. 

• Setup of lights and rendering.  


 Education:


2010-2011: AnimationMentor.com

• Diploma in Advance Character Animation Studies.

Mentored by: 

• Aaron Hartline - Pixar.

• Victore Navone - Pixar. 

• Cris Derhoie - Zoic Studios.

• Paul Mendoza - Pixar. 

• Peter Kelly - Industrial Light and Magic.

• Jay Jackson - Brain Zoo Studios.


 2002 - 2005: New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY

• B.F.A. in Computer Graphics. Summa Cum Laude. 

• GPA: 3.77/4.0


2001: Orian School of design, Israel


 • Alias Wavefront Maya training. 


 Qualifications:


• 3D computer modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya, 3D Studio Max and Reallusion iClone. 

• Stop motion animation, including “Lunch Box” operation. 

• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Apple Final Cut Pro

• SolidWorks 3D CAD. 

• FileMaker Pro database programming.


Army Service:

 1997 - 2000 Israeli Defense Force (IDF), Israel

• Position in IDF intelligence unit. 

• Commanded a team of up to six soldiers. 


Honors:


• 2005, NYIT Computer Graphics Faculty Award. 

• 1998, IDF Regional Excellence in Service Award.

© Moshe Swed 2007-2014