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Rigging and Generalist TD

Location:
Mumbai, MH, India
Posted:
March 30, 2018

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SIVASHANMUGAM V

Chennai - India

Mobile: +91-720*******

E-Mail: ac4zfd@r.postjobfree.com

Skype Id: shiva_eng2002

LinkedIn Id: https://www.linkedin.com/in/siva-v-99820b21/

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm8802698/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Reel: https://vimeo.com/245627746

Best time to call: 17:00 – 19:00 Hrs (IST)

Character Technical Director Rigging Technical Director

Software Skills: Maya, Photoshop, Motion builder & Unity

In quest of challenging assignments in CG / VFX Industry, to utilize acquired creative skills and expertise and be an invaluable asset to your organization

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Accomplished Technical professional with more than 13 years of proven track record in all aspects of the end-to-end Technical process ranging from core concept through execution

Experienced in Character Rigging and Pipeline Technical Direction using Autodesk Maya,Motionbuilder,Unity 3d

Skilled in Maya - Muscle, Cloth and Hair Simulation, Python, MEL

Dexterous in creating Rigs for Assets like Bipeds, Quadrupeds, Centipedes, Cartoonish Character’s, Gaming Character, Aliens, Hypereal Character, Dragon, Birds and Creatures, Hi-tech Robotical & Flexible props, Vehicles and Train Engines.

Strong knowledge in other aspects of film production like Modeling, Texturing, Animation, Rendering and Compositing

Expertise in creating pipeline tools for film production using MEL scripting and Python

Proficient in directing the technical functionalities of core concept development, collaborating with team members and meeting client expectations

Strong technical understanding of design concept and guiding team members in providing technical solutions for multiple types of projects from the industries like Media, Advertising, Information Technology, Entertainment Industries and Automobile Industries

Skillful in maintaining advanced knowledge on technical concepts continuously

I am quick to grasp new ideas, concepts and to develop innovative and technical solutions to problems

Effectively communicating with the Modeling, Texturing and Animation department and ensuring the models are supportive for Rigging,Texturing and also to achieve the good deformation while animating

Consensus communicator with excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills; leverage technical and business acumen to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of management

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Proficient in English

Elementary knowledge in French

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Dr. C. V. Raman University, Kota – India

CAREER CONTOUR

Employer

Designation

Duration

TataElxsi Ltd, India

Lead Rigger

Apr 2011 – Till Date

Crest Animation Studios Ltd., India

Senior Rigging TD

Mar 2007 – Mar 2011

Land Marvel Animation Studio, India

Rigging TD

Apr 2006 – Feb 2007

Dream in Graphics Studios, India

Generalist

Apr 2004 – Mar 2006

PROJECTS HANDLED

@ TataElxsi Ltd

Live Action Future Films

Name

Client

RaOne

Rredchilies

EkThaTiger / Dhoom 3

YashRaj Films

Smurfs Up / Bhahubahli 2

Others

Roles & Responsibilities

Creating Rig Bipeds & Vehicles / Dummy models to generate depth for stereoscopic view / 3D Objects

Movies

Shounku Dairies

Feb 2015 – Dec 2015

Client: Turtle in motions

Roles & Responsibilities

Created new pipeline and folder structure on existing unorganized project

Provided technical support for Animation, CFX and Final Layout

Fixed all character rigs

Developed tools for automating the files to get structured in pipeline for lighting

Episodes

Name

Client

How to train your dragon

DreamWorks

Martha

ABC

Maya The Bee / Heidi / Maya The Bee 2 / Arthur

Studio 100

Octo-nuts

Brown-Bag

PAF

SuperProd

Gummy Bear / Everything the Rosie / Lebron

Others

Roles & Responsibilities

Provided technical support for:

Animators and CFX Departments / Animator with client provided rigs

Created Rig for cartoonish character’s and props

Collaborated with modeler, texturing artist, animators for flexible rigs

Managed rigging conversion from 3dMax to Maya

Gaming & Augment Reality

Name

Client

Ashuboo

Pixar

Welspun

Welspun

Geneva Motor Show presentation 2017 (AR, VR)

TataMotors

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Rigging for gaming character with only 22 skinned joints for augment reality

Created Rigging for Vehicle’s to be usable in unity

Commercials

Bisleri / Kellogg’s Chocó’s (Tajmahal)

Client: Others

After Life

Client: Hero MotoCorp

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Rig for Dragon, Bipeds, Cartoonish Character’s and Props

Automobile & Industrial Projects

Products: Tata Aria, Tata Venture, Jaguar Land Rover & Range Rover, Tata Magic Iris, TOYOTA, Tata Manza, Tata Prima, Tata Nano, Tata Truck Y1 & Tata Steel

Roles & Responsibilities

Created complete mechanical rig contains full suspension controls, dynamical rigid movements of the vehicles as per the project requirements

@Crest Animation Studios Ltd., India

Movies

Name

Client

Indian Future Film

In - House Project

Alpha and Omega

Lion Gates

Roles & Responsibilities

Creating Rig for biped characters and props

Quadruped’s Mane simulation

Created tools using Maya Mel to support rigging work flow

Episodes

Name

Client

Word World Season III & Word World Season II

PSB

Monster Buster Club

Marathon

Barn Yard

Nickelodeon

Roles & Responsibilities

Rigged cartoonish characters, aliens, Hi-tech robotical and Flexible props

Coordinated with modeler, texturing artist, animators for flexible rigs

Provided Technical support for Animators to Animating Alien Rigs and Mel Scripting

DVD’s

Name

Client

Little Engine

Universal Pictures

Swan Princess

Sony Pictures

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Rig for Train Engines, birds, creatures, biped characters and props

Developed Automated Rigging and Animation Tools for full future CGI production

Commercials

DHL Commercials

Client: Others

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Rig for Bipeds sets and Props

@Land Marvel Animation Studio, India

Episodes

Name

Client

Adibou

Tele Images

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Rig for biped, robot characters and prop’s

@Dream in Graphics Studios, India

Live Action Future Films

Ice [Kollywood Movie] / Khaki [Bollywood Movie]

Roles & Responsibilities

Created tittle FX with Maya paint FX and Maya dynamics

Color grading the image sequences with combustion

Episodes

Name

Client

Kiddo Super Truck

Outsourced by Muv Technologies Limited

Roles & Responsibilities

Created Motion path animation for car characters and key frame animation for other various kind of cartoonish characters

Lighted the scene file according to the supervisor requested

Rendering the final output with render man

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