BIOGRAPHY

Python fluent technical VFX professional with nearly three years experience at one of at one of London's largest VFX production houses. supporting, testing and developing tools as a pipeline specialist for a variety of Feature Animation and Live Action shows.


Skilled at creating practical and efficient tools and scripts with the collaboration of the talented pipeline team at DNEG. To meet needs of an evolving and faced paced creative environment.

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EXPERIENCE

April 2019 - Present

DNEG:
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

  • Configuring and setting up new shows within the DNEG pipeline

  • 1:1 Artist support, providing advice and technical fixes

  • Maintaining and bug fixing existing Python tools being used by artists or within the vfx pipeline

  • Writing bespoke Python tools and scripts

  • Testing and feedback for weekly software releases from R&D and other pipeline team members

  • Providing technical support for artists. Working on, or triaging support tickets to the correct development team

  • Overall ensuring smooth day-to-day running of VFX shows I’m responsible for

  • Archiving, backing up and offlining completed shows

June 2018 - April 2019

DNEG:
TECHRUNNER

  • 1st line Tech support for all on site employees

  • Software installation, support and licensing

  • Hardware setups and troubleshooting

  • Moving hardware on site and between sites

  • TCP/IP Cabling, Switching

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

September 2015 - June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

BA (Hons) 3D Animation and Visual Effects, Upper 2nd Class degree

September 2014 - June 2015

UNIVERSITY OF THE CREATIVE ARTS

Foundation Art Diploma

September 2012 - June 2014

GUILDFORD COLLEGE

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma:  DDD (Triple Distinction)

2008 - 2012

WELLINGTON COLLEGE

GCSE : Art A*, History A, Biology A  Physics A, Geography A, English B, Chemistry B, Maths B, 
Spanish C
A level: Art A

 

SKILLS

SOFTWARE PACKAGES

Python
Maya
Nuke
Houdini
Unreal Engine
Linux
Version Control
Jira

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

Python 
Bash Script

PERSONAL SKILLS

Resourceful
Tenacious
Enthusiastic
Team player
Proactive
Adaptable
Reliable

 
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