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  1. Bruce B.

    Bruce B.

    Seasoned filmmaker specializing in editing and Visual FX.

    United States - Last active: 11/14/2014 - Tests: 1

    Within a variety of creatively challenging and deadline-driven environments, my experience spans narrative shorts and features, corporate video and broadcast news. These diverse experiences have also taught me how to effectively interact with clients from different corporate and creative cultures while remaining true to myself. I personally possess the full complement of Adobe CC and CS6 applications, plus Lightwave 3D, which reside on both a laptop and a powerful workstation at my location. The workstation also includes Avid Media Composer. Please explore my online portfolio

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Patent Research Associate

    India - Last active: 17 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    A Computer Science & Engineering professional who is highly accomplished, quick learner regarded by peers and mentors as an achiever always committed to excellence & looking for new challenges always ready to have knowledge and develop his abilities. Currently working with Texas Instrument as Senior Patent Research Associate. I am responsible for handling day to day activities of the projects. Spearheading the team to deliver good quality reports within deadlines. Coordinating with the QA team to check on project deliverables. Preparing various kinds of reports like Prior-art Search, Patentability Search, Design Search, Invalidity Search, Patent Map and Non-Patent Literature Search. Performing patent searching, patent analysis, patent mapping and report preparation.Utilizing various patent searches Database like IPO, USPTO, EPO, Google Patent, SIPO, PAJ, Patent Scope, Kipris. Handling the projects in subject domains like Electrical, electronics, mechanical and computer related inventions and many other new inventions. I am looking for freelance work in my profile. So any opportunities regarding in the IP or patent field. Please let me know about any work. Thanks & Regards Jaspreet Singh

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Panagiotis Mouzakis

    Broadcast animator

    United Kingdom - Last active: 08/29/2014 - Tests: 1

    I am a broadcast animator with over ten years experience in the field of motion graphics, 3d modelling and animation, real-time graphics systems and live events. Over this period I have worked on various projects such as station branding (station Id's, on-air graphics), Virtual Studios, Trailers, Live productions, info graphics and commercials. Samples of my work can be seen on my website portfolio at

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Maurice Laflamme

    Maurice Laflamme

    Expert Animator and Designer

    United States - Last active: 11/03/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    You will love the fresh fast paced animation I can deliver for you. You can take advantage of my Bachelors degree in Media Arts and Animation, by letting me handle your projects. I work mainly in After Effects CS6, and have been using the powerful Element 3D plugin, to achieve some awesome 3D titles and effects. I am easy to work with , and never miss a deadline.

    $33.33 /hr
    265 hours
  5. Mohamed Awira

    Mohamed Awira

    3D Character Animator / Modeler

    Turkey - Last active: 12/04/2013 - Tests: 1

    i'm Character Animator with more than 3 years of experience, also i'm studying Animation at, also i was working as generalist before & i have great Modeling skills :) im interested about animation works mainly.. but also i can do 3D Modeling, Web research & Translating Arabic English My Showreel ( one year old i ll update it soon ) My linkedIn profile

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Jessica Bennett

    Jessica Bennett

    3D Generalist

    United States - Last active: 09/14/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    Freelance writer and 3D generalist with a background in English, Cinema Studies, and screenwriting. Proficient in Autodesk Maya and Mental Ray, experienced with Adobe Creative Suite, zBrush, and Cinema4D. Special focus on 3D modeling and animation, in addition to pre-production development and pre-viz. Past experience in film development and acquisitions, including coverage, story treatments, and adaptation of materials between mediums (scripts, comics, graphic novels, storyboards). Well versed in pre-production and production pipelines. Innovative and resourceful. Excellent ability to multitask and communicate effectively from several years working in high volume office environments. I am first and foremost a storyteller and continue to expand my skill sets to communicate stories in the very best way possible.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Georgi Nikolov

    Georgi Nikolov

    3D Environment & Prop Desiner

    Canada - Last active: 09/04/2014 - Portfolio: 1

    Objective A position as a character artist with special ability to limit poly counts and texture constraints while working on projects to improve my skills artistically and technically in a challenging team environment. Summary • Advanced knowledge in 3ds Max & Zbrush • Proficiency in Maya, Mudbox, Ddo, Ndo, Photoshop & Xnormal • Highly skilled in creating both high poly for cinematics and low poly for gameplay. • Trained in several aspects of the 3D industry with an ability to understand the pipeline around my work. • Demonstrated commitment to 3D Art through continual self-study and formal education. Relevant Skills Texture Mapping • Create diffuse, normal and specular maps that push the visual quality of low poly models • Paint maps and textures in a variety of styles, from realism to cartoon depictions • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure and silhouette in regard to modeling human and creature anatomy. Modeling • Implement a special ability to limit poly counts and texture constraints while creating believable content to benefit the work speed in a studio. • Create impressive characters that are efficient, build to scale and satisfy budgetary requirements. • Understanding in mesh topology and edge loops as it translates to adequate modeling practices for in-game characters, with advanced experience in building detailing characters.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Joshua Taylor

    Joshua Taylor

    Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering

    United States - Last active: 10/27/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Self-motivated and goal oriented professional seeking employment as a materials engineer where I can apply my skills in R&D, oral and written communication, leadership, team work, and problem solving. I also make logo intro videos. If you want your logo put into any of my videos then please let me know. Here are the videos that I can make for you: I am also looking for virtual work. This could include being a virtual assistant to editing technical papers. If you would like my skills then please contact me.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Robert Hanna

    Robert Hanna

    Robert D. Hanna

    United States - Last active: 10/05/2014 - Portfolio: 4

    • 3D Artist Modeler: Mesh Modeling (Organic and Hard Surface) Anatomical Mesh Edgeflow, Mudbox to Maya Workflow, Sculptris, ZBrush, UV Layout Pro, TopoGun Re-Topology, Texture Maps with Photoshop & Mudbox: Normal, Disp, Bump, Specular Maps, Shader Networks • 3D Animator: Expertise with 3D Studio Max and Maya in all forms of Animation: Technical and Character Animation, Keyframe and Motion Capture, Blendshapes and Lip Sync Animation, Anatomical/Medical Animation, Camera Movement, Maya Trax Editor, Quadruped/Vehicle Animation, Motion Builder, Visual Effects Animation, Motion Graphics, UI Developer, Unity, UDK • Rigging Specialization: Biped, Quadraped, Creature, and Vehicle Rigging. Forward and Inverse Bone Kinematics, Rotation Axis Alignment, Set Driven Key and Connection Editor Controls, Paint Skin Weights Tool, Deformers, Spline IK, Blendshapes, Joint Constraints, Controls, Maya Muscle • CG Generalist: Lighting and Shadows, Global Illumination, Rendering, Mental Ray, V-Ray, Compositing render layers, Visual FX, Particle & Fluid Dynamics, Import/Export Expertise • Illustrator: Anatomy and Life Drawing, Photoshop, Illustrator, Character and Set Design

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours