Resume

EDWARD C. SARGEANT
esargeant@yahoo.com
www.esargeant.com
(701) 425-6256

OBJECTIVE

To produce high end 3D/2D visuals and animations that support the needs of my clients. Meeting goals and deadlines with confidence and reliability.

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Drawing, August 2006
Camberwell College of Arts, London, England

Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Computer Visualization and Animation, June 2004
The National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, Dorset, England
First Class Honors

BTEC Diploma in Art and Design Foundation Studies, June 2000
Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London, England

Advanced Level Diplomas in Art, Computing and Electronics, July 1999
The Henley College, Oxfordshire, England

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

Multimedia Program Coordinator/Media Specialist
Rasmussen College, Bismarck, North Dakota, 2010-Present

– Responsible for setup and day-to-day running of local Associates/Bachelor’s Design program
– Perform residential and online instruction in a range of design and animation areas
– Offer weekly tutoring support
– Teach a variety of community workshops
– Host local design club
– Creation of residential and online curriculum
– Host Academic Advisory Board twice a year

3D/2D Consultant
Freelance, Bismarck, North Dakota, 2008-Present

KAT Communications – Animated TV Show Intro, 2012
– Construction of 3D bedroom/desk scene. Modeling, lighting, animation and Rendering
– Use of cloth simulation to simulate dynamic book opening/page turns
– 2D/3D compositing to integrate live video footage into 3D scene

KAT Communications – Fire Simulation and Effects, 2012
– Utilized fluid dynamics and technical animation to produce series of fire clips for fire safety video

United Tribes Technical College – 3D Animation Instruction, Spring Semester 2009
– Instructed beginner and advanced level students
– Designed course structure and created lesson plans for instruction
– Created 3D assets, scenes and textures for use in classes

MABU – Online Virtual Tour, 2008
– Designed and integrated cartoon elements into live footage
– Provided matchmoving, tracking, 3D modeling, rendering, editing, compositing and audio services

Forensic Animator
Kineticorp, Denver, Colorado, 2008

– Processed and cleaned survey data for use in scene reconstruction
– Modeled, textured, animated and rendered scene assets from survey data and scene photographs

Technical Director/ Matchmove Artist
Double Negative, London, England, 2004-2005

– Visual effects team member for Batman Begins, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Flyboys and Doom
– Created high and low resolution 3D models, textures and HDRI/ lighting maps
– Live footage matchmoving and scene setup for CG integration
– Lighting, rendering, technical and pre-visualization animation of CG assets
– Cloth modeling, setup, simulation and workflow
– Created in-house instructional guides for production procedures and workflow

3D Modeler Intern
Framestore CFC, London, England, 2003

– Visual effects team member for Thunderbirds
– Modeled and UV’d high resolution 3D assets for use in the feature

KEY SOFTWARE/LANGUAGES

Maya
3DS Max
Cinema 4D
AutoCAD
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Flash
Adobe Encore
Shake
Boujou
3D Equalizer
ZBrush
Mudbox
Deep Paint 3D
C/ C++
MEL
Java
OpenGL
HTML
Wordpress
Windows OS
Mac OS
Linux OS
Microsoft Office Suite

SKILLS

3D/2D computer visualization and animation
Traditional artistic skills in a variety of media
Strong knowledge of computer hardware/software, programming and networking
Excellent word processing, presentation and communication skills
Ability to transfer knowledge to new and updated software
Resourcefulness and adaptability

OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Property Manager
Bay Point, Pick City, North Dakota, 2007-2009

– Grounds management, construction, dock maintenance and moving

Client Records Administrator
Invesco Perpetual, Oxfordshire, England, 2000-2001; Summer 2002

– Archived client documentation through batching, scanning and data input
– Strong adherence to company policy and client data protection

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS

Rasmussen College, Faculty Honoree: 2012
Drawing from Turner Exhibition, Tate Britain Online: 2006
Arts and Humanities Research Council Professional Preparation Scholarship: 2005
Art and Design Student of the Year, The Henley College: 1999

PORTFOLIO

Available online at www.esargeant.com

REFERENCES

References available upon request