JAVIER ZUMAETA

Javaniceday@gmail.com        www.JavAnimation.com        (626) 260-7727

 

PROJECT LIST HIGHTLIGHTS

DBZTribute (2017) – Lead Animator/Director – passion project

Star Trek Beyond (2016) – Previs/Postvis - Proof Inc.

Ghostbusters (2016) – Previs - Proof Inc.

Kong: Skull Island (2017) – Previs - The Third Floor

The Hunger Games: Mockingay – Part 2 (2015) – Postvis – Halon

San Andreas (2015) – Previs – Proof Inc.

Night at the Museum 3 (2014) – Postvis – Proof Inc.

Fast and Furious 7 (2015) – Previs – Proof Inc.

Saava (2015) – Animator - Gluk’oza Production

Dawn of the Planet ofthe Apes (2014) – Previs - MPC

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Five years professional animation experience.

  • Thorough understanding of the principles of animation
  • 3D animation experience

- Maya, Softimage

- Character, creature, vehicle animation experience

- Feature film, previs, video game production experience

- Modeling and rigging experience

- Unity game engine experience

  • Multimedia experience

- Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere-Pro, Flash

  • Figure drawing, concept art, story boarding, marker renderings
  • Self-motivated, Team oriented, Great personality and work ethic

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Character Animation

  • Lead character animator – DBZTribute
  • Character animator on numerous shots – Gluk’oza Productions
  • Animated aspects and tests of major characters – SuperBot
  • Character animator of crucial hero shots – Gnomon Studios

Previs

  • Previs character, vehicle, and creature animation – Proof Inc, Halon, MPC, The Third Floor
  • Shot timing, framing – Proof Inc, Halon, MPC, The Third Floor
  • Sequence editing – Proof Inc.

Postvis

  • Character, creature animator – Proof Inc, Halon
  • Character modeling, rigging – Proof Inc.
  • Shot compositing – Halon

 

EDUCATION

Gnomon School of Visual Effects

California State University, Los Angeles                     Bachelor of Arts in Art - Animation Concentration

  • History minor, Cum Laude - 3.76 GPA
  • Cal State LA Dean’s List Award Winner, Honorary Member (2008)