Cean Aubrey Huckabay
Artist and Animator
CG Character Animation (Modeling, UV Mapping, Texturing and Rigging,) Character Design, Motion Graphic Design, Compositing, Stop-Motion Animation.
Maya, Silo, Lightwave, Blender, ZBrush, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash, Final Cut Pro, Lua, Office, Windows, OSX, Linux.
Shadow Animation – April 2010 – March 2011.
Track Reader, Visual Effects Artist, Animation Assistant, Stop-Motion Animator.
Tracked audio and provided x-sheets to animators. Assisted post department in the creation of visual effects including wire removals, rotoscoping, green-screen removals, digital mouths, and compositing using After Effects. Assisted animators by providing tools and equipment, locked down set elements, struck and changed sets, rigged puppets and props, kept equipment and workstation clean and organized. Animated stop-motion puppets for season 5 of Robot Chicken.
Self Employed – 2008 – 2010.
Character Animator, Character Modeler, Rigger.
Worked on various projects creating graphics for independent game developers. Modeled, rigged, and animated real-time characters. Created 2D graphics and animation.
Class Clown Productions – June 2007 – February 2008.
Created CG animations for TV pilot. Rigged and animated characters in Maya. Modeled, textured, and lit environments in Lightwave. Composited scenes in After Effects. Created motion graphics.
Grasshorse Animation Studios – June 2006 – September 2006.
Character Modeler, Texture Artist.
Modeled and textured characters for a short film project.
Stonehenge Productions – May 2005 – May 2006.
3D Artist, Technical Animator, Motion Graphic Designer.
Produced 3D animation and motion graphics for corporate trade show
presentations. Modeled, animated, and rendered product visualizations and technical animations.
Studio Arts – Currently Enrolled.
Currently taking classes in ZBrush and Life Drawing.
Vancouver Film School – 2003 – 2005.
Classical Animation, Digital Character Animation (Maya), Festival Scholarship Award
North Harris College – 1998 – 2000.
Successfully completed classes in: Life drawing, painting, color theory, graphic design,
compositing, 3D animation, and multimedia.
References available upon request.