Stephen Weber

FX Artist/TD



1600 Woolsey Street, Berkeley, CA 94703                         Stephen_Weber@hotmail.com                  510-374-2218

Summary of Qualifications
                 
Specializing in dynamic effects. Computer programming skills. Knowledge of the entire 3D FX pipeline.
                Team player, Exceptional problem-solver.

 

Technical Qualification

  Maya

  Nuke

  After Effects

 

  Mel

  Python

  C++

  Java

  PhotoShop

  Illustrator

  ZBrush

  Final Cut Pro

  Matlab

  PC/Mac/Linux

  HTML

  Mathematica

 

Skills

  Team Management Experience

  Organized And Meticulous

  Over 25 years of Programming Experience

  Scientist with Art Skills

 

Experience         

Ravine (School Group Project):

 Created the Will O Wisp character in this short movie. Used multiple fluid containers and fur for physical shape which was rigged for animation.

2010

Human Origins ( Peoples Republic of Animation):

 Created the Eraster mans CG body for this PBS Special by NOVA. Also created and retopologized several heads from scanned physical models.

Forever (School Project)

A short piece using motion capture and dynamical effects, such as hair and particles.

The Professor (School Project)

Final for Advanced Dynamics Class. Uses Fluids, particles, sprites, shadowing.

 

2009

 

2009

 

2009

Employment

Cooper Testing Labs, Palo Alto, CA
 Lab Technician.

Geotechnical testing for environmental and construction industries. Ran tests

(i.e. permeability, shear and strain consolidation). Organized detailed records.

2005

 

 

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA
Control Room Operator.

Set-up and tuned the accelerator to conduct particle physics experiments. Problem solved equipment and software failures, took necessary actions to insure a continual run. Maintained accurate records. Improved the software control system programs (EPICS). Effective communication with physicists, engineers, and other staff members.

2000-2004

 

Education

Expression College for Digital Arts
Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) in Animation and Visual Effects.

Administrator Student Body Government

Received an Expression College Scholarship for exceptional skills.

Graduation Date:

0 6/23/2010

 

University of California,  Santa Cruz
 Bachelors of Science (BS) in Physics

Full Regents Scholarship

06/01/2001