Linked in -https://www.linkedin.com/in/isuru-liyanage-8b076425/
Computer Animation and Multimedia graduate with a strong interest in digital media production and lecturing.
Attentive eye for detail, working meticulously and diligently, always aiming for the highest possible standard. Reliable, responsible and flexible team worker with five years of animation production experience. Confident with existing technologies and keen to learn new skills. Now, I’m hoping to combine my previous experiences with current competence in order to pursue a career in, Digital Media production, lecturing and entrepreneurship.
Research, innovation and development.
Design, Creative thinking and Lateral thinking
Animation, Modeling, Lighting, Texturing, Rigging and Render.
Creative Project management.
Leadership and Management.
Lecturing in higher education.
Psychology, mindfulness and counseling.
Human Rights education – Though Membership of Amnesty International UK.
MEDIA SKILLS U (A-Advanced (8 years), M-Mid (1-3 years), B-(Basic) 1 Year
3D Studio Max (A), Substance painter (B),Mud box (A), Adobe Photoshop (A), Adobe Illustrator (M), Adobe
Premier (A), After Effects (A), Adobe Audition, (A) Microsoft office (M), Mind mapping (B), Gantt chart (B), Zbrush (M), 3D Coat (B),Sculprits(A).
Digital Dreams - CEO (This is a registered Enterprise in Srilankan Government. operation from 2019 Jan –present)
Astro Babies - US remote Animation project
UNDP Youth Co Lab – Animation project through online
https://skilleton.net/ - Online Course design
Prime 8 International UK(2018 sep -2019 0CT) (https://www.prime8.info/)
Senior 3D Artist in games characters and assets production
Itelasoft Australia (July 2016 –June 2016)
Researcher and CG generalist
AOD - Northumbria University UK (May 2016 since Feb 2016)
Worked as a visiting Lecturer for CGI Modeling in BA Animation and Motion Graphics degree
Teaching Alive UK (http://www.teachingalive.co.uk) (2015 September to 2017 September)
Working as a Animation Set modeler for Teaching Alive Company UK. Used 3d max and Photoshop in my creations
IDM Computer Studies - BA (Hons) Creative Multimedia (Oct 2015 to Feb 2016)
Worked as a visiting lecturer for 3D Max and Animation Art
Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (Since March 2012 to March 2013) Guest lecturer for Animation design and ideas generation.
YMCA Cardiff UK (Yong Mens Christian Association) – Intern Work (Aug2011 – Jan20 12)
•Created the concept, researched, design developed a computer Animated learning film for preschool kids in Wales about textile recycling.
•Project Created for YMCA Cardiff to promote prefab project and to raise funds for homeless people in Cardiff. ( Software- 3D Max, After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere and Audition)
Calon Animation Studio Cardiff UK - “Seven Droves” Children series (Mar 2009 - Apr 2009)
•Undertook CG set dressing for a given visual concept by the art director, while working with a texture artist.
•Work experience was given under university and it enhanced my team work, technical, problem solving and communication skills.
Dinamo Productions UK-“Down in the Garden” kids series for ITV Wales (Aug 2008– Oct 2008)
•Worked with live production, post production crew in “Enfys” television Studio including production crew from Dynamo Production BBC and ITV Wales.
•Undertook technical and art related problems using 3D Max and Photoshop on my own as a junior CG Artist by devoting my personal hours until the problem was solved.
•It was a welsh production for kids and I developed, interpersonal, Communication & Time management.
•Employed as a commissioned CG Artist and Animator using games techniques
THE V D E O T E A M -Television & Film production n House Sri Lanka (jan2005 - 2006) Joined as a runner and gained experience from pre-production to post production.
•Employed as a junior CG Artist and production assistant in advertisements, drama and Short films by delivering under pressure and tight deadlines.
Teaching Experience (Jan 2005 – Aug 2006)
Invited to become a visiting lecturer in the Academy of Digital Science (BTEC HND Multimedia UK)Singapore informatics and Young Asia Television in Sri Lanka for ICT, Animation and video modules.
2020 Future Learn, Skill Share, Lynda
Business, Design Thinking, Project Management, Mindfulness, Creativity, Multimedia, 3d&2D Animation
2019 British Council - funded to study under Artsathon
about peace building with Tamil people 2018 who faced CIVIL War.
2017 Entrepreneur incubator programme – Colombo American Center
Certificate - How to start your own Business
2016Open Brain Creative Discussions – British Council
Pixar CGI Layout Workshop – AOD Northumbria University
British Council Career Skills Summit Workshops- British Council
2012–University of Wales Trinity Saint David UK
2010 ILM Leadership and Management (CRM, Middle Management and Leadership)
Graduate Academy Wales (Full Time) July to August
2009–University Of Wales Institute of Cardiff
2010 Starting to Enterprise programme level 3– ILM UK
2006–University of South Wales Cardiff (www.skillset.org/animation/accreditation)
2009 MA,(Merit),BA (Hons) Computer Animation (2:1)
(Concept creation, Pre production, production, post production, City and guilds Life drawing)
2005National Film Cooperation in Sri Lanka
2006Certificate in film Appreciation and production
2005-Sri Lanka Youth – NYSCO Video - Ministry Of Youth and Skills Development.
2006 Certificate in video Technology and Programme creation (fulltime– 1 year)
2003–Aptech Arena Multimedia Indian Branch, Sri Lanka
2006 Diploma in Multimedia- (Specialized in Animation and Graphic Design)
2006- British Council Sri Lanka
1996 Young Learners, Advanced English, FCE, IELTS
Selected to represent the University of South Wales in the Graduate Academy 2011 in Wales .It was a very competitive programme and only 15 graduates get selected from the Wales, England and one non EEA participant get a chance. I got fully funded from the EU and UK government with a paid work internship from Cardiff Uni plus Leadership and Management training from ILM. My project got published in the Go Wales Blog in 2012.
Invited to participate in two weeks international Animation workshop organized by the Animation department Volada University Collage Norway in 2009. As a UK participant it gave me a valuable opportunity to collaborate with students in other EU countries.
Worked in British Council Education fair 2005&2006 as a stall assistant and marketing person.
Did many social work projects when I was studding in the Ananda College under Interact club, Commerce club & Environmental club – Nature, Community service, Entertainment, Sports, Health, Fund raising, Charity and Education.