Ivy Flores Lillrank

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SKILLS/PROGRAMS

-CG character animation, CG animation production, VFX compositing, game VFX, 3D printing, video editing, cinematography, layout, storytelling, game design, basic scripting skills

-Maya, After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Unity, Motionbuilder

WORK EXPERIENCE

Gameplay Animator

High Moon Studios – Carlsbad, CA

4/2017 - present

Projects: TBA

CG Animator

Freelance - Los Angeles, CA

10/2012 – present

Past Clients: Nerdist Industries; POLARIS/Maker Studios; MTV; Connections Academy

    -Specializing in 3d animation, After Effects and Character Animator animation

Animator

Section Studios - Los Angeles, CA

12/2015 – 1/2017

Projects: VR Game “Eclipse”; Mobile Game “Rival: Crimson X Chaos”

3D Character Animator

Maker Studios Inc. - Culver City, CA

11/2015 – 12/2015

Projects: Unannounced Animated YouTube Series

VFX Artist

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, LLC. - Burbank, CA

6/2015 – 11/2015

Projects: Bratz; SuperMansion: S1; Robot Chicken: S8; Robot Chicken: DC COMICS Special 3; Robot Chicken: KFC

    - After Effects, and 3D modeling/compositing

Animator

Goon Studios - Pasadena, CA

8/2013 – 5/2015

Projects: Boogey Boy; Mech Conquest; Monster vs Sheep

- Animated characters, VFX. Significant contributor to story, cinematics, game design and game features.

Pipeline Technical Director Intern/Previsualizaton Artist Intern
The Third Floor, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA

5/2011 – 10/2011

Projects:  Oz: The Great and Powerful; Jack the Giant Slayer

 - Animated characters, cameras, utilized mocap and 3D assets. Assisted with rigging, mocap sessions and clean up.

 - Programmed tools and designed UIs in MEL and Javascript to enhance pre-vis 3D workflow.

NASA Media Specialist, Animation

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Maryland, Baltimore County

6/2008 – 9/2010

- Animated and designed 2D/3D sequences for NASA Goddard's Special Projects and Earth Science divisions.

- Supervised and instructed student interns on 2D/3D projects, lectured on mocap and CG animation.

EDUCATION

 

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

MFA Experimental Animation, and Integrated Media

 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

BA Visual Arts:  Animation

BA Psychology: Developmental Psychology, Human Services

Honors: Cum Laude

2013

 

 

2008