STEVEN BENJAMIN

Compositor/Generalist/Python TD

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4734162/

Sbenjamin2190@yahoo.com

(803) 221-2266

 

Education

Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL

Bachelor of Science, Computer Animation, October 2010

Knowledge

  • Compositing

  • Tracking

  • Python

  • Lighting

  • Matte Painting

  • Animation

 

Software

  • Foundry’s Nuke

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Autodesk Maya

  • Syntheyes

  • Adobe Premier

  • Mocha

  • Eyeon Fusion

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Python

  • Autodesk Flare/Flame

  • Thinkbox Deadline

 

Work Experience

Studios:

  • Encore VFX (2017 - present) - Compositor/TD

    Responsible for: Compositing, Tool Creation, Pipeline Help, General TD

  • Muse VFX (2013 - 2017) – Compositor/Generalist/Python TD

              Responsible for: Compositing, Animation, Lighting, Matte Painting, Tool                        Creation, Pipeline Development, Render Managing

  • Eden FX (2012 - 2013) – Compositor/Generalist

              Responsible for: Compositing, Roto/Paint, Matte Painting, Tool Creation

  • Psyop (2012) – Roto Artist

              Responsible for: Roto

  • Hydraulx (2012) – Jr. Compositor

              Responsible for: Plate Clean-Up, Paint Fix, Roto, Compositing, Beauty                          Touch-Up

  • Lola VFX (2012) – Compositor/Beauty Artist

              Responsible for: Final Beauty, Beauty Touch-Up, Roto

  • Hydraulx (2012) – Jr. Compositor

              Responsible for: Character Roto, Marker Removal, Plate Clean-Up, Paint                      Fixes, Wire/Rig Removal, Beauty Touch-Up

  • Luma Pictures (2011-2012) – Roto/Paint Artist

              Responsible for: Character and Set Roto, Marker Removal, Set Extensions,                    Keying, Aliasing Fix, Paint Fixes, Plate Clean-up, Wire/Rig Removal

 

Independent:

  • “Helljumper” Halo:ODST independent short film – VFX Supervisor and Compositor (Lead) (May. 2011 – Sept. 2011)

  • Jerry Hammer's “Monkeyface” – Compositor (Lead), Environment Modeler, VFX artist, Shading & Lighting artist. (Feb. 2011 – May 2011)

Personal Skills

  • Good Communication Skills and Deadline Management

  • Works Well Under Pressure

  • Great Problem Solver and Enjoys Challenges

  • Team Player

  • Good at Taking Direction and Following Orders

  • Dedicated and Hard Worker

  • Self-Motivated and Very Passionate

  • Very Efficient Work Ethic