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Contact Information

Feel free to send me an e-mail or ask for a résumé.

3D Art & Visualization— Berlin, Franklin Ponce

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Did you like the pictures and videos? Can you imagine selling them to people who need them and make profit? Would you like to offer your clients competent collaboration? If your answer is yes, you may become my agent! Just call me: (Germany) +49(0)15227523166 or e-mail me (info@3DArtViz.com) and let’s get into business.

My Skills & Programs

Key: _____ = skill required by position, _____ = skill not required by position
Skills Programs Positions
Character Artist Environment & Prop Artist Visual Effects Artist Generalist Concept Artist Technical Artist User Interface Artist Animator
Modeling ZBrush, 3D Coat, Headus UVLayout, 3D Studio Max
Rigging & Skinning Maya, Muscle Facial Animation, focus on character
Texturing Substance Designer & Painter, The Foundry Mari
Visual Effects Maya Nucleus (nHair, nParticles, nCloth), Paint Effects, Fluid, Xgen Node based shaders, different types of effects, fluid simulation
Lighting Arnold, V-Ray, Mental Ray
Concept, color, value, perspective, composition Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Corel Painter Exteriors and Interiors, storytelling through composition Inspire, consistent proportions, multiple angles, quick sketching, full renders Pixel & vector art
real-time Unity, C#
User Interface CSS, HTML, jQuery, Adobe Dreamweaver
Compositing & Post-Production The Foundry Nuke, Adobe After Effects, Premiere
Management MS Project, Office, Open Office
Operative Systems Windows, Linux, Macintosh

Social Media

Experience

Between 2008 and 2020 working in Germany as a freelancer 3D Artist, mainly for major car companies. Between 1994 and 2008, worked in Barcelona mostly for Architecture and render studios. Between 1992 and 1994, worked in Chile as a graphic artist.

Due to Non Disclosure Agreements, I am telling you the story of my accomplishments, but am not allowed to show any material or mention the names of the companies. If you want to see equivalent graphic material, please, do so by visiting my Skill Demos or my Social Media Presence. If you want a résumé, please e-mail me: info@3DArtViz.com.

Year City Position
2018-2019 Berlin Teacher for Maya and Arnold
2018 Hamburg and remote from Berlin Rigging, Skinning and animation for Unreal using Maya.
2018 Wolfsburg Environment Artist
2017-2018 Stuttgart Animation, Lighting and Rendering
2015 Munich Lighting and Render
2014 Berlin Character Artist
2014 Remote from Berlin Character Artist
2011-2014 Remote from Berlin to Plauen All positions in 3D pipeline
2011 Berlin Visual Effects Artist
2011 Berlin Character artist
2011 Berlin Generalist
2007-2008 Barcelona Environment Artist
2005 Vilanova I la Geltrú Environment Artist
2003-2004 Barcelona-Madrid Environment Artist

Experience as a Graphic and UI Artist

YearCity Position
2019-2020 Berlin Illustrator
2016-2017 Berlin Illustrator
2016 Berlin Tutor for Adobe programs
2015 Remote from Berlin to London Concept Artist
2013 Berlin Illustrator
2007-2011 Berlin-Barcelona Planning, design and coding for websites
2000-2008 Barcelona 3D and motion graphics artist
1999-2000 Barcelona User Interface Artist
1999 Barcelona Graphic Artist
1994-1999 Barcelona Graphic Artist
1992-1994 Santiago Graphic Artist

Education

DateCityInstitution Content
2019 Berlin VHS Live portrait
2019 Berlin Allegorithmic Learning Substance
2015-2018 Berlin VHS Live drawing
2016-2017 Berlin Indisoft Learning Unity and C#
2010-2012 Remote from Berlin to Los Angeles Gnomon Learning Animation Film Pipeline
2009-2011 Berlin VHS Live Sculpture
2004-2005 Barcelona Universitat Pompeu Fabra Master, direction animation film with Maya
2000-2001 Barcelona Cipsa 3D Studio Max Expertise
1986-1992 Santiago Universidad de Chile Sociology Degree

Acknowledgments & Art

DateCity  
2018-2019 Berlin Comic Writer and illustrator
2016-2018 Berlin Comic Writer and illustrator
2011 Berlin Animation Documentary Film Writer and Director
2003 Berlin Berlinale Talent Campus Talent
2002 Girona Girona Animation Festival Short film selection
2002 Mallorca Fonart Short film selected for competition

Languages

GermanBerlinProfessional Proficiency
EnglishLos AngelesProfessional Proficiency
CatalanBarcelonaProfessional Proficiency
SpanishSantiagoMother Language