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									Miguel Ortega
(778) 783-6000 ext. 6038
http://www.monstersculptor.com

Education:
Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Los Angeles Ca.

Feature Film Experience

Digital Domain
Model. Texture lead, Supervisor Duties
Feb 2010-present

Thor
supervise a team of 21 model and texture artist in the creation of all assets. Also responsible for interviewing, hiring
and training all new artist in my department. Active in client meeting, Bidding and Modeled and textured 13 of the
hero creatures for the film


Tippett Studios
Senior Modeler
Sept 2008- Feb 2010

Priest
Character Modeler

Cats & Dogs 2
Character Modeler

Drag Me To Hell
Miniature Unit Camera Operator

Twilight New Moon
Character Modeler

CafeFX
Aug 2006-Sept 2008
Model and Texture Lead/ Supervisor

HALO ODST Game Cinematics
Model Texture Supervisor

Red Cliff
Model and Texturing Lead
model and Texture Chinese warriors, naval ships, props, supervise modeling/texture dept.

Nims Island
Character Model and Texture Lead
model 2 Lead characters, Lizard and Whale, lead team of      modelers/texture artist,
manage remote off site artists.
Stephen King's THE MIST
Model and Texture Lead
model 4 lead creatures, digital doubles, pre visualization models, 3D scanning, creature concept design

Fantastic 4 The Rise of The Silver Surfer
Model, Texture, Surfacing Lead
model Dr. Doom injured arm for healing sequence, creature texture and mental ray shader

Evan Almighty
Lead character Modeler, Texture, Surfacing
model 10 creatures for fish sequence, textured and mental ray sss sharers

Pixel Magic
300
Environment Modeler, Texture, Surfacing, Lighting

LightStorm Entertainment
Avatar
conceptual modeler
model and texture conceptual 3D models      for approval of director James Cameron
under the supervision of Neville Page


Rhythm & Hues
Jan 2006-April 2006

Feature Film Character Modeler / Texture Painter
Super Man Returns
Modeled Interiors of the Fortress of Solitude, Boat Rescue Sequences

Night At The Museum
Model 5 digital doubles, and Detailed 2 Hero characters using Z brush and Mud Box



Luma Pictures
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

Feature Film Character Modeler / Texture Painter
The Cave
Modeler and Matte painter

Underworld Evolution
Model and textured 2 of the 3 Lead creatures in over 150 of the 200 shots, Werewolf, and Marcus Wings, Hero
Helicopter, Matte Painter

Silent Hill the movie
Model / Texture

VIDEO GAME EXPERIENCE

Brain Zoo Studios
Contract Cinematic Lead Character Artist
The Sopranos Road to respect

Sony
Contract Cinematic Character Artist
Socom 4
Lair
MidGard

Activision
Contract Character Artist Lead

Teaching Experience

Instructor Gnomon School of VFX
2006-Present
Z brush Instructor

Instructor Studio Arts School
2005-Present
Z brush Instructor

MISC

Look FX Hollywood California
Warner Brothers Television, Suberry
3D Modeler / Texture Painter

Discovery Channel
Unsolved History
3D Modeler/ Texture Painter

Skymatter, Autodesk
Mud Box 1.0 and 2.0 Beta Tester




Graphic Design Experience

BLT & Associates
3D Modeler / Texture Painter for use in the following films AD Campaigns,
Including Trailers and or Movie Posters:

War of the Worlds
Fantastic Four
A Sound Of Thunder
XXX 2
Fun with Dick and Jane
Die Hard 4
Ted Perez & Associates
Robots Animated Film, Fox Studios
3D modeler for promotional material


Iventa, Los Angeles
Art Director, Senior Graphic Designer

Art direct and design for following clients:
Metallica
Pamela Anderson
Meatloaf
Ben Taylor Band
Godsmack


VBC Studios. Miami
Art Director, Senior Designer, Motion Graphics

Mitsubishi Engines
NBC Telemundo
Oracle
Penrods
Nikki Beach

MarchFirst USWEB CKS Miami Latin Division
Senior Designer for largest global web design firm

Apple Computers South America
Globo Brazil

Cinwin Advertising, Ft Lauderdale Florida
 Web Designer

Muvico Theaters
Imax Theaters

								
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