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I am a 40 year old guy from Bangalore. I have lot of passion for Computer games. I have some game industry experience and willing to work in a studio where I get a chance to work with experienced professionals and further develop my skills.
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Sandeep Sonawane 594 1st flr, 3rd cross, H.M.T Layout, CBI Rd, Bangalore 560032 Email: email@example.com Website: www.coroflot.com/sandeep_sonawane Phone: +91 78292 37333 (M) Objective As having experience more than 15 + years. I can go for Studio head /Art Director/Technical Art Director/Senor level Project Management/ Resource Allocation/Recruiting and Assembly Startups/ Outsource Management and Market Research. I worked as Art Director /Art Lead / Visualizer/ Animator lead, in game Industry. My objective is to work in Next generation games, Virtual reality, Educational Games, Serious Games and Drone technology. My interest is also related to RC technology as I’m into RC helicopters and Planes. Professional Summary Total experience of 15+ years in 3D software and Gaming Art work. Worked as Lead 3d Artist, Level designer, 3d character modeler and Lead Animator. Having excellent skills in handling teams as Art Director and work on setting up Art production pipeline for Games. Worked for both Broadcast and Games. Handling Outsourcing Teams/ Company as Producer and also helps them with Art direction and Game Design. Having good understanding of Gaming engines and production pipeline. Skill sets • Maya 2014 • 3ds Max 8 • Adobe Photoshop CS6 • Motion Builder • Renderware game engine • ZBrush 4R7 • Unity3d 5.1 • 3d Coat Experience Working as Art Director for JetSynthesys from 15th April 2015 Designation: - Art Director/ Producer Responsibility: - Communication/ Art Implementation, Level Designing, Rigging, Main Character Animation and Art Implementation (Unity3d). Platform: - Android, IOS Tools: - Unity3d 4.6 and 5.1, Maya 2015, 3dsMax 2015 and Photoshop CS. Job Profile: Working as Art Director/Producer. And also setting production pipeline through Unity3d and help launching game in tight deadline. Projects: Bajrangi BhaiJaan (iOS, Android) Hero (Android) Official Game MaryKom (Android). Outsourcing for Company like (AppOn) and guiding their team with Art Direction and Assets Management. Worked as a Senior Game Artist for Knowledge Adventure India Pvt. Ltd, From 5th Feb 2010 till March 17th 2015. Designation: - Lead Animator Responsibility: - Team Handling/ Communication with US Art Team, Animation, Rigging, Prop Modeling, Character Modeling and Art Implementation (Unity3d). Platform:- Nintendo, MMO/Virtual World. Tools: - Unity3d 4.5, Maya2015, Madefire and Photoshop CS. Job Profile: Worked as 3d Modeler and Lead Animator Projects: JumpStart Crazy kart (Wii Title) Games School of Dragons Virtual World - Various modules based on Dreamworks' How to train your Dragon (www.schoolofdragons.com) Jumpstart Virtual World - Various modules (www.jumpstart.com) Eat my Dust Virtual World - Various modules (www.eatmydust.com) Mathblaster Virtual World - Various modules (www.mathblaster.com) Super-Secret Virtual World - Various modules (www.supersecret.com) JumpStart Crazy Karts (Nintendo Wii Title) Penguins of Madagascar: Dibble Dash (iOS, Android) School of Dragons (iOS, Android) NFL RUSH Heroes & Rivals (iOS, Android) NFL RUSH GameDay Heroes (iOS, Android) JumpStart® Blast-Off: (Math & Reading)(iOS, Android) JumpStart® Preschool Magic of Learning (iOS, Android) Madagascar Preschool Surf n' Slide (iOS, Android) Madagascar Math Ops (iOS, Android) Math Blaster HyperBlast 2 HD (iOS, Android) Monster Mutt Rescue (iOS, Android) JumpStart Punk Punk Blitz (iOS, Android) Math Blaster HyperBlast (iOS, Android) Math Blaster B-Force Blaster (iOS, Android) Beaver's Revenge™ (iOS, Android) Ice Cube Caveman™ (iOS, Android) Elimin8™ (iOS, Android) MadeFire online Comic Neopets Comic. The Faeries Ruins Episode 1 http://goo.gl/0u5UzX Worked as Lead Character Animator for Exigent Game Art Pvt. Ltd., Noida (UP) India, From 23rd March 2009 to 31th Dec 2009. Designation: - Lead Animator Responsibility: - Handling team of 5 people. Maintaining Animation Quality. Communicating with German Animation Team. Platform:- MMORPG Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game Tools: - Maya, 3dsMax V 10, Photoshop, Adobe AfterEffects and Big-World Engine. Job Profile: Worked as Lead Animator Projects: Astrum • Character Animation for MMORPG (Castle 2) AMD • DOF Lady Bug Animation for ATI graphic card • OIT Robot Animation for ATI graphic card Worked as Sr. Modeler and Character Animator for Gaming Division of Rolta India Ltd., Mumbai, India, From 13th February 2006 to 28th February 2009. Designation:- Character Animation ( Manager MA1) Responsibility:- GIS based Defense Simulation and Prototyping (War Gaming). Character Animation and Rigging in (3dsMax V9) Worked for ASCARON Company for Animation Project Sacred2. Platform:- PC Tools: - Maya, 3dsMax v9, MotionBuilder, Adobe AfterEffects, GeoMediaPro and Photoshop CS. Job Profile: Working as Sr. Modeler and Animator Projects: • Showreel for Rolta Game division. • Character Animation for ASCARON (Sacred 2). • Animation for World War (Aftermath) • Animation for Ages of India • Animation for Param Veer Chakra. Worked in Milestone Interactive Software Ltd. Mumbai, India from Oct, 2002 to December, 2005. Designation:- Senior 3d Character modeler and Animatior. Responsibility:- Creating 3d character model from concept sketch , rigging and Animation for 3d Game Road Rebel. Platform:- PC Tools :- 3ds Max, RenderWare AfterEffects, AdobePremier and Photoshop. Job Profile: Create 3D models based on concept drawings, texture those models, develop animation and export to game engines. Projects: • Road Rebel • Pack Man Cut scene video • Biker Mice Character Animation • Hrithik Animation Cut scene Video Worked as 3D Artist for The Edge Multimedia, Mumbai, India, from 1999 to 2002. Designation:- Senior 3d Artist. Responsibility:- Creating 3d Assets, Lightning and Animation for CBT (Computer based Tutorial). Platform:- PC Tools :- 3dsMax v4.2, Adobe AfterEffects, Director7 and Photoshop V5 . Job Profile: Create 3D models based on physic study material and animate according to the experiment done in school laboratory Projects: • Educational Software and Interactive tutorials for school Net. Physics 5,6,7 and 8, 9, 10 for C.B.S.E, S.S.C and I.C.S.E Freelance : • Character Modeling for LeRetraite (French Studio) • Character Modeling for Confuci (China) • Environment Modeling and Character Modeling (M/S Hurix Systems Private Limited) Software Expertise 3D Modeling | Animation | Rendering • 3D Studio Max • Maya • Motion Builder Video Editing | Audio Editing | Special effects • Premiere • AfterEffects Design | Paint | Illustration | Web-Design • Adobe Photoshop • Corel Draw Game Engines | • RenderWare • Unity3d • Bigworld Professional Certification Diploma in Graphic Animation and Multimedia from Star Computers Institute, Mumbai Education • Completed B.A (Economic and Politics) from Mumbai University in the year of 1995-1996. • Passed Higher Secondary Examination from A.E.J.C (C.B.S.E Board) 1994-1995. Personal Details Date of Birth : 26th Dec 1975 Sex : Male Languages Known : English, Marathi and Hindi Interests : Visualizing Character for games and playing PC console games. Hobbies : Model Making, Radio control Technology, Clay modeling.