Education

10/2015 – present Character Animation,
AnimationMentor.com Next Education LLC, L.A.
10/2007 – 03/2009 “Master of Arts”, Interactive Media Systems,
University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, Germany
(Grade 1.1, on scale from 1 to 6)
Thesis:”Management of creative processes and development
of acting choices for character animation” (Grade 1.0, on scale from 1 to 6)
10/2003 – 09/2007 “Diplom Designer (FH)”, Multimedia,
University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, Germany
(Grade 1.9, on scale from 1 to 6)
Thesis: “A Cup of Tea – Character animation
for a short film” (Grade 1.0, on scale from 1 to 6)
09/1999 – 07/2001 Vocational baccalaureate diploma,
Berufsoberschule, Kaufbeuren / Kempten
09/1995 – 06/1998 Vocational training as an architectural draftsman,
Architekturb├╝ro Unzeitig, Sonthofen

Work experience

02/2009 – present 3D-Artist, Freelancer
Creation of 3D assets, animations and tech art for computer games
Character animation for shorts
04/2016 – present Internship as a Character Animator, Hahn Film AG, Berlin
Character animations
08/2013 – 08/2015 3D-Artist, 3DEXCITE (formerly Realtime Technology AG), Munich
Creation of 3D assets
07/2011 – 10/2012 Art Production Manager and 3D-Artist, Chimera Entertainment, Munich
Multi-project management
Team management and coordination
Development and optimization of workflows and pipelines
Creation of 3D assets and character animations
09/2007 – 02/2008 3D-artist at the University of Augsburg
Design and realization of an avatar for the in-house horde-engine
Support for shader development
07/2001 – 07/2003 3D-artist at Blue Byte Software Inc. M├╝lheim a.d. Ruhr
Design, implementation, animation and integration of assets
such as characters, buildings and landscapes
Style development of characters
Design and implementation of effects

CG Awards

2007 CG choice award
2007 Image of the month November, 3D World
2005 1st Place, virtual character, animago award
2005 1st Place, still, UdayIII, Dornbirn
2005 audience award, UdayIII, Dornbirn

Software skills

3D Tools

Maya
3ds Max
Mudbox

2D Tools

Photoshop
After Effects
Premiere