VICTOR GIL | character animator
VICTOR GIL | character animator

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I have recently been polishing my animation skills in a professional environment where I have learnt to face tight deadlines and the actual day to day in a production pipeline. I feel I am a much stronger professional now and I am looking to work in a more character based style of animation to keep growing and learning.

EXPERIENCE

October 2016 - Present Jagex Games Studio (Cambridge, UK)
Senior Animator in the project “Runescape”
June 2016 - October 2016 Jagex Games Studio (Cambridge, UK)
Senior Animator in the project “Chronicle: RuneScape Legends”
August 2014 - June 2016 Jagex Games Studio (Cambridge, UK)
Animator in the project “Chronicle: Runescape Legends”
January 2012 - August 2014 Jagex Games Studio (Cambridge, UK)
Animator in the project “RuneScape”
September 2010 - January 2011 Animation Department, Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain)
Digital compositor in the project “Al Vent 2010”
September 2009 - January 2010 Hampa Studio, S.L. (Valencia, Spain)
Internship as animator and 3D generalist

EDUCATION

September 2017 - February 2018 Animum 3D
Workshop Explode your reel Mentored by Javier Moya (Pixar)
January 2017 - April 2017 Animum 3D
Workshop Explode your reel Mentored by Daniel Peixe (Disney)
September 2016 - January 2017 Animum 3D
Workshop Explode your reel Mentored by Juan Diego Liza (Ilion)
June 2016 Animation Mentor
Cartoony animation for 3D animators workshop
October 2012 Jagex LTD
Rob Hemming’s 2-day Creature Animation Crash Course
Graduation: March 2011 Animation Mentor
Diploma in Advanced Character Animation Studies
Mentored by Jay Davis (Disney) Jason Martinsen (Blue Sky) Jalil Sadool (Weta Digital) Jay Jackson (Disney) Morgan Kelly (Dreamworks) Nicole Herr (Digital Domain)
Finished: June 2009 Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain)
Stop Motion Professional Technician Diploma
Finished: March 2008 CEI (Valencia, Spain)
400-classroom-hour program on CGI Maya
200-classroom-hour program on digital composition
Graduation: June 2009 Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain)
Fine Arts, major in Animation

SKILLS

• Traditional Art Background
• Training in CGI Animation
• Training in traditional animation
• Storytelling ability
• Training in stop motion
• Training in acting and improv
• Maya (expert)
• MEL scripting (intermediate)
• After Effects (advanced)
• Adobe Photoshop (advanced)
• Adobe Premiere (advanced)
• Adobe Illustrator (advanced)
• Blender (advanced)
• Toon Boom (intermediate)
• Plastic Animation Paper (intermediate)

AWARDS


2007 1st Award Contest “Hablamos de Europa” Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
2008 1st Award Contest “Animacions per la Pau” (Barcelona, Spain)
2009 2nd Award “Mostra de Cine Lliure La Impròpia” (Valencia, Spain)
2010 1st Award Short Film Contest “La Malvarrosa” (Valencia, Spain)
2010 1st Award National Short Film Contest “Radio Nacional de España” (Madrid, Spain)



INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

• Animated short film direction
• Music composition
• Magic, performing arts and improv
• Stop motion model making
• Drawing, painting and sculpting
• Rock climbing


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