Hello everyone my name is Ed Lester, a CGI Artist. I am here for two reasons, one is to showcase my artworks, and second is to solve your problem.

Work Samples

  • 3D Models & Renders

  • Digital Paintings

  • Traditional Art

Work History

Ed Lester Paredes Reyes CGI Artist / 3D Animator / Digital Painter / Designer Mobile: (+63) 947-790-6819 / Email: delestreway@yahoo.com 08 – 28 -77 / 32 / Male Objective To meet all artistic challenges and standards and eventually resolve my digital and fine art issues for the benefit of my clients and my artistic pursuits. Education Graduate / Bachelor of Fine Arts, Advertising University of the East, Caloocan, M.M. Undergraduate / Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication / Broadcast Journalism Philippine Christian University Awards Grand Prize / Oil Painting Category University of the East Annual Painting Competition 2004 Finalist / Oil Painting Category SHELL NATIONAL ART COMPETITION 2004 Finalist / Oil Painting Category Bureau of Fisheries Annual Art Competition 2004 Online Portfolio & Demo Reel link http://www.3delestre.zxq.net http://www.coroflot.com/3dlestre http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJU9yPs66UI&feature=related http://vimeo.com/30290234 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycmgnolEWM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5F1q3hHScc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yR6xbgh5tc Professional Work Experience Freelancer 3D Generalist/ Graphic Designer / Digital Painter RipeConcepts Inc./DAZ Studio October 2011 - Present Team Leader / 3D animator Leads a team of 3d artists. Oversees 2d/3d animation projects. Responsible for giving realistic project timelines, quotes and meeting deadlines. Hero Digital Media September 01 2010 to March 31, 2011 Project Based 3D Animator Madrigal Business Park, Ayala, Alabang, Muntinlupa Eastern Mindanao College Of Technology, Pagadian City, Philippines June 2009 to Present Freelance Digital Art Instructor Teaches Digital Painting & 3D Graphics Software: Adobe Photoshop • Anime Studio Pro 6.0 • Maya • 3dsMax • Houdini Master Talahome Inc., Gen. Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines February 2008 to December 2008 3D Modeler Responsible for furniture and organic 3D models used in interior and exterior architectural renderings for high end clients in Saudi Arabia, UAE, CHINA, U.S.A. & other countries around the globe. Software: 3dsmax 9 • Adobe Photoshop • AUTOCAD Bickers Corporation, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City, Philippines August 2006 to February 2008 Multimedia Designer (Mac Platform) Created flash-animated sequences for websites • Designed the album & disc cover for Cebu-based Stage Crew Band • Designed corporate logos • Created the whole concept and design of cebu-market magazine • Created & Designed the www.cebu-market.com website Software: Adobe Illustrator • Photoshop • In Design • Go Live • Flash • Dreamweaver Cebu GraphicStar Imaging Corp. A.C. Cortes, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines August 2004 to September 2005 Graphic Artist Created & designed print ads & provide solutions to our clients’ graphical problems. Software: Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator • Corel Draw Softwares / Technologies of Choice & Capabilities Maya • 3dsmax • Zbrush • Illustrator • Photoshop • After Effects • Premier • Flash • Dreamweaver • Anime Studio Pro Skills • Advance Fine Art & Digital Painting Skills. Strong understanding of all aspects of traditional & digital painting and has a natural knack for creating photorealistic images using traditional art media such as oil. Watercolour, pastel, color pencils, pen & ink and digital media such as Adobe Photoshop. • Advance 3D Modeling & Texturing Skills. Understanding of 3d modelling, sculpting, texture mapping, rigging, animation & rendering using softwares such as Maya, 3dsmax, Zbrush, Photoshop, Aftereffects & Premier. Understanding of the full life cycle of 3D animated film. • Ability to exploit and manipulate multiple programs. Expertise in different software packages and the tendency to learn very fast. • Ability to merge creativity & skills to create distinctive and engaging content. Painting is my passion until digital art merged in. The concept I have been trying to convey through traditional art is being enhanced by the amazing technological appeal of CGI. With both fine arts & CGI in my palette, I feel like I can do the things I want to do in a refreshing fashion that I hopefully believe satisfies my clients myself as well. The conclusion of the resume is the pursuit of excellence.

Education

  • University of the East

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts College of Fine Arts /Advertising
    • 2000 - 2004

    Excellent

Specialties

Affiliations

3D Squad Inc.

Awards

Grand Prize, U.E. Annual Painting Competition, Oil Painting Category Finalist, 2004 SHELL National Art Competition, Oil Painting Category

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