NOAH CONTI


PROFILE:

11 years of professional experience as a 3D Artist and Director with involvement in all facets of the production pipeline. Focus placed on producing high quality work that exceeds client expectations within a limited timeframe. Ability to conceptualize the visual direction of a project in addition to applying established designs. Experience working in small and large team environments and coordinating efforts with overseas studios. 



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:


REDLAB DIGITAL/ALCHEMY/SOHO

February 2009 - Present 

Animation Director 


- Currently employed as Animation Director on a variety of feature, broadcast and commercial work 



IMARION VFX 

March 2008 - December 2009 

Senior 3D Artist 


Projects: Animal Planet's "Beasts of the Bible", Discovery Channel's "Asteroid Tracker" and "Mighty Ships", Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Bid, TIFF Promo's for clients including "Cineplex Entertainment" and "Bell Lightbox" 


- Responsible for coordinating efforts with an international team of artists

- Communicating with Directors and Producers ensuring their vision is realized

- Proactive task management ensuring project delivery on time 

- Self motivated work in a team environment

- Multi-tasking requiring strong skill versatility

- New software learned and incorporated as required 



GURU STUDIO 

March 2007 - March 2008 

3D Animator 


Project: Emmy Award Winning Nick Jr. Series "The Backyardigans" 


- One year contract position focused on animation of established Characters

- Extremely strong emphasis placed on character personality and performance 

- Blending different animation styles requiring a high level of versatility

- Dance sequences involving translation of live footage to keyed animation 

- Responsible for managing multiple deadlines on concurrent episodes

- Always met or exceeded weekly animation quota 



GRAVITY VFX CANADA 

October 2004 - March 2007 

3D Animator/Artist 


Projects: History Channel's "James Cameron Presents: The Exodus Decoded", Life/Slice Series "Yummy Mummy" and "Party Mamas", Web series "Gemma", International Commercials for clients including "Orange", "India", "Cincinnati Bell" and "Points.com" 


- Employment involved with a multitude different project types

- Feature/Series/Commercial calibre of work demanded and delivered

- Animation and rigging of all characters/objects (Quadruped, Biped, etc.)

- High efficiency in series production involving demanding deadlines

- Strong organization/workflow required with large and complicated scenes 



OPTIX DIGITAL 

April 2004 - June 2004 

3D Animator 


Project: DVD Feature "G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom" 

- Difficult and dynamic action scenes requiring a strong use of silhouette

- Visceral impact of movements involving proper weight and pacing

- Speed and quality required to meet fast paced deadlines 



EDUCATION:


Centennial College 

Completed February 2004 

3D Animation - Diploma Gratuated with Honours 




REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST