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Remo Wieland
Vancouver, Canada


cell: 1.604.782.7810
email:  remo.wieland@gmail.com

 


summary of qualifications
 
  • Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing...
    • 7+ years
  • Web Design / Graphic Design / Communications
    • 9 years
  • Visual Arts / Illustration
    • 5 years

work history
 
  • 2013 - 2014
    Artifex
    Senior Lighting/Look Dev. Artist
    (vRay, Maya, Nuke, Mari, Mudbox)

  • 2012
    Stargate Digital
    Modeling, Texturing, Rendering

  • 2010 - 2012
    Anthem FX.
    Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering (Maya, Mental Ray, Vray, Renderman, zBrush, Photoshop, Vue)
    I have worked off and on for Anthem, contract times adding up to 2 years and 7 months

  • 2009 - 2010
    Mr. X Inc.
    Modeling, Texturing, Lighting (Maya, Houdini, zBrush, Photoshop)

  • 2009
    Independent
    3D/2D Artist (Maya/Nuke)
    (Vancouver, BC)

  • 2008
    Janimation
    3D Artist (XSI Generalist)
    (Dallas, TX)

  • 2007 - 2008
    Troublemaker Digital
    3D Artist (XSI Generalist)
    (Austin, TX)

  • 1999 - 2007
    Langara College
    Web Developer, Communications Officer
    (Vancouver, BC)

  • 1998 - 2000
    Arteknica - Visual Design
    Owner, Designer
    (Vancouver, BC)

  • 1998 - 1999
    Internet Portal
    Web Designer

    (Vancouver, BC)

  • 1998
    Digital Precision Creations
    Graphic Designer
    (Vancouver, BC)

  • 1992 - 1997
    Independent
    Illustrator / Visual Artist

    (Hamilton, Ontario, and Basel, Switzerland)

  • 1993 - 1995
    Mc Master Concerts & Productions and Creative Arts
    Lighting Technician
    (Hamilton, Ontario)

  • 1992
    Novartis (formerly Ciba)
    Environmental Worker (cleaning up a chemical spill)
    (Cambridge, Ontario)



professional experience
 
  • Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Animation
    • Artifex, Vancouver
      • Senior Lighting/Look Dev. TD
        Continuum, Falling Skies, Almost Human, Jinxed
    • Stargate Digital, Vancouver
      • Modeling, Texturing
        Beauty & the Beast
    • Anthem FX, Vancouver
      • Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering for Sanctuary (TV), and Neverland (mini series), Ring of Fire (mini series), Eve of Destruction (mini series)
    • Mr. X, Toronto
      • Modeling, Texturing, Lighting for Resident Evil Afterlife, Beastly, and The Three Musketeers
    • Troublemaker Digital
      • 3D Artist, XSI Generalist . Developing Concept art, Previsualization for Robert Rodriguez's movie Barbarella and Shorts
    • Janimation
      • 3D Artist, XSI Generalist . Previsualization, modeling and texturing for a famous Game trailer, modeling for an Orkin commercial.
  • Compositing
    • Artifex
      • Mostly light comps in Nuke which were close to final in all but roto, but I also completed some simple shots on my own.
    • Independent
      • wire removals and other 2D fixes to a Stereoscopic 3D feature film for Warner Brothers using Nuke from home.
    • Troublemaker Digital
      • Some tricky compositing, and enough roto work to last me a lifetime on the movie "Shorts"
  • Web Design
    • Langara College
      • Senior Web Developer, developed and maintained site, developed style guides, policies, and manuals for web development, worked as teaching assistant for a web design course
    • CGA Canada
      • taught web design to their award winning Graphics department
    • Internet Portal
    • Arteknica (my own company)

  • Communications
    • Langara College
      • worked as Communication's Officer, organized career fairs, worked on branding, creating marketing plans, strategic positioning.
    Graphic Design
    • Langara College
      • Worked in Communications and Marketing department, designed print ads, brochures, posters, post cards, motion graphics for the web, and more
  • Illustration
    • Independently
      • short story book by Schudel Druck Press, (Basel, Switzerland)
      • business brochures for Novartis, (Cambridge, Ontario)
      • "The Interpreted World" by Cannon Press, (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • various logos
      • architectural drawings, (Zofingen, Switzerland)
      • "Learning With Shakespeare" by Little Red School House Press (Ontario, Canada)

  • Visual Arts
    • Independently, exhibited in:
      • Metamorphosis, (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • Gothic Arts and Antiques, (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • Temple Gallery (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • Hamilton Convention Centre, Art & Craft Fare (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • Studio Walking Tour, Local Event (Hamilton, Ontario)
      • Christoph Merian Stiftung, (Basel, Switzerland)



education
 
  • 2006 - 2007
    Vancouver Film School

    (Vancouver, BC)
    Diploma in 3D Animation & Visual Effects.

  • 2000 - 2005
    Langara College

    (Vancouver, BC)
    Selected night classes including:
    3D Studio Max, C++ Programming, Management Fundamentals, Project Management, and Photography

  • 1998
    Vancouver Training Institute

    (Vancouver, BC)
    Digital Media Arts

  • 1990 - 1993
    Mc Master University

    Hamilton, Ontario
    Psychology & Natural Sciences
    changed my major from Natural Science to Psychology during my first year, then diversified to include such pursuits as Literature, Philosophy, and Anthropology.


technical knowledge

 

Software & Programming:

  • 3D:
    • Softimage XSI, Maya, Vue (and some Houdini, 3D studio Max)
    • zBrush, Mudbox , Mari
    • Mentalray,Vray, (some Renderman)

  • Editing & Compositing:
    • Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Shake, Nuke, Boujou

  • Graphic Design:
    • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, PageMaker, Quark Express, Corel Draw

  • Web Design:
    • Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, FrontPage, Go Live

  • Scripting & Programming
    • HTML, Java Script, some very basic knowledge of Mel, Python, and C++



achievements / skills
 
  • Languages
    • English (Fluent)
    • German (Fluent)
    • French (Rusty)

  • Awards
    • CCAE Prix D’Excellence, 2006
      my department won in several categories in 2006 for campaigns I also worked on.
    • LERN Awards, 2005
      A website I designed won first place at this international event for post secondary schools from around the world.



credits
 

Barbarella 2007 (previs, cancelled), Shorts 2009 (previs, modeling, roto, and compositor), The Hole 3D 2009 (stereoscopic rig removals), Beastly 2010 (modeling, texturing, lighting), Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D 2010 (modeling, texturing, lighting), The Three Musketeers 2011 (previs), Sanctuary (TV) 2010 modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, matte painting, Neverland 2011 modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, Ring of Fire 2012 (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering), Eve of Destruction 2012 (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering), Continuum 2013/14, Almost Human 2013, Falling Skies 2014, Believe 2014, Jixed 2013, Fairly Odd Parents III 2014

 


references
 

available upon request.

 

 

 

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