Jason Bayever

12366 Chandler Blvd., Unit E, Valley Village, CA 91607

p.818.763.1778c.818.298.8714†† jasonb@usinter.net

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Lighting Technical Director: Rhythm and Hues studios††††† March 2001-Present

†††††††† Responsible for lighting, fixing textures,rendering and doing the final composite for features. Project: Cats and Dogs

3D Supervisor/Animation Producer: Catalyst FX/New Standard PostMay 1999-Feb 2001

†††††††† Supervised camera tracking, lip sync and animation. Modeled, set up and animated 12 dogs, a bird, and a rat to talk in a live action environment. Developed workflow and templates for a deadline-intense television show. Wire and rig removal. Projects included: 100 Deeds for Eddie Mcdowd, Laws of Nature, Motorola and Six Flags Commercials.

3D Artist: Yu and Company May-June 2000

†††††††† Modeled and textured photo-real buildings in New York and San Francisco.Textured and animated photo-real cars and batteries.Projects included: CACN and Pep Boys Commercials.

Animation Assistant: Digital Magic/POP Animation Winter 1999

†††††††† Light Softimage modeling and texturing, scanning and retouching images, PA work. Project: Intel Commercial.

Animation Intern: Digital Dimension Winter 1999

†††††††† 3D modeling and animation with 3D Studio MAX and Character Studio. Heavy emphasis on photo-real texturing.

CG Artist/Technician: Bob Gail Enterprises†††††† 1998-1999

†††††††† 3D Modeling and animation, graphic design, desktop publishing, system support.Built digital parties for clients to preview.Work featured on the KTLA channel 5 news.

Document Coordinator: Steven Spielbergís Survivors of the Shoah Foundation†††††† 1997-1998

†††††††† Desktop publishing and document management.

Graphics Consultant: Self Employed†††††† 1995-1997

†††††††† Graphic design, animation and web site development.

Summer Support Technician: The Net Works†††††† 1992-1996

†††††††† Assembled and installed large network systems, in DOS and Windows environments.Provided hardware and software system support and repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Software

3D Studio MAX

Maya

Combustion

All Adobe Products

Magpie

 

Software: Working Knowledge

Softimage XSI

Digital Fusion

Shake

Smoke

Filmbox

Max Scripting Language

Utilized Alias Power Animator to create, design, and animate a 3D feature.Programming and scripting experience.

EDUCATION

A.S. Computer Animation: (GPA 3.8) ††††††† March 1999

The Art Institute of Los Angeles- Santa Monica, CA.

  Team Leader for Intermediate Animation Final.

  Production Team Leader for a graphics-intense commercial.

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences: (GPA 3.7) May 1997

Los Angeles Valley College-Los Angeles, CA. †††††††††††††††

  Group Leader in the creation of a board game.

HONORS

Los Angeles Valley College: Deanís Honor List: Spring 1995-Fall 1996-Spring, 1996- Fall 1997

Transfer Alliance Program (Honors Program at Valley College)

Presidentís Distinguished Honor Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (Valley College)

Art Institute of Los Angeles: Deanís Honor List: Winter 1997-Summer 1998-Fall 1998-Winter 1999