Lauren Kaczor

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					          My goal is to obtain a position as a texturing and lighting artist in the field of visual effects in order to create realistic
digital effects that will enhance and bring life to the story.

Skill Sets
    -    Texture Painting, Digital Lighting, Rendering, and Compositing
    -    Proficient in Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Maya, Mental Ray, Shake, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Cintiq and digital
         tablets; experienced with Renderman, MatchMover Pro, Mudbox, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, and Illustrator
    -    Able to meet tight deadlines working collaboratively or independently

Work Experience
  Texture/Lighting/Rendering
       - Little People Zoo Show Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
        -    Imaginext DinoTech Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
        -    Imaginext Samurai Castle Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
         -   Little People Wheelieville Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
         -   Imaginext Sky Racers Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
        -    Geo Trax Wacky Waterways Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling and texturing)
        -    Imaginext Sea Serpents Episode - Fisher-Price (modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and compositing)
        -    A Pitiful Fate - Independent Animated Short Film (lighting and rendering supervisor)
Employment
  Animation Design Tech                                   May 2009 – February 2011               East Aurora, NY
    Fisher-Price VizLab
       - Collaborate to create engaging animated episodes to promote the Imaginext and Little People toy lines.
       - Set up light rigs, renders, and compositing pipelines establishing the final “look” of each animated episode.
       - Paint various texture maps and set up various Maya and Mental Ray shading networks for character,
           environment, and prop textures.
  Tutoring                                                September 2006 – March 2009            Savannah, GA
    Savannah College of Art and Design
       - Tutored students to use various computer programs (and program languages.)
       - Coached students in the use of effective time management and organizational skills.
       - Guided and motivated students to complete assignments to the fullest extent of their abilities.
  Freelance advertising design                            2000 - Present                          Altoona, PA
    Hollidaysburg Area Youth Football Association (HAFYA)
    People for Animal Welfare on St. Kitts (P.A.W.S.)
    Chief Logan District Boy Scouts
       - Produce logo designs for use on organizations’ publications, pamphlets, programs, t-shirts, patches and other
           products.
       - Consult with the organizations and outside publishing companies in the creation of advertisement designs for use
           on banners, bulletins, and other publications.

Education
  Bachelor of Fine Arts - Visual Effects                         March, 2009                             Savannah, GA
  Bachelor of Fine Arts - Animation
   Savannah College of Art and Design
   Graduated Magna cum Laude

References
  Available upon request

				
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