Eric Klein

 

Project Manager/Lead Artist

Seattle Washington, USA

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Education

Masters in Fine Arts, University of Delaware 1995 -Technical theatre – Prop and scenery construction

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Arts, Central Washington University 1992

Training

SIGGRAPH 2004-2007

Autodesk University, Las Vegas, 2007

SkillPath Management Seminar, 2007

7th Annual RTT conference, Berlin 2007

Professional Practice

Senior 3D Artist/Project Management, Teague – Everett, WA 2001 – Present

Contract 3d Artist- Expedia, 2007

Design support/Visualization, K2 Sports, Vashon Island, WA -2002

3D Specialist, Visual Dynamics, Inc. – Seattle, WA 1998 – 2001

Lead Artist, Interactive Communiqué – Newark, DE 1996 – 1997

Freelance Props Artisan and Carpenter- Metropolitan Opera, CBS, Public Theatre... New York, NY 1995 – 1997

Selected Project Experience

787 Program support, Teague/Boeing, 2004-07

Qatar 777 Microsite, Teague/Boeing, 2007

747 Boeing Marketing video- Teague/Eon Reality/Boeing, 2007

E3 Poster- Expedia, 2007

787 Boeing Marketing Video- Teague/Eon Reality/Boeing, 2007

787 Boeing Business Jet Illustrations- Teague/Boeing, 2006

7E7 Lead Illustrator- Teague/Boeing, 2003-05

Sonic Cruiser Program- Teague/Boeing, 2002

747-400ER-New Interior project- Teague/Boeing, 2002

King County Library System, Promotional Character Animation, 2001

World Pages, Animated Television Commercial, 2000

PRO Sports Club, Expansion Videos, 1999 and 2000 

Washington Athletic Club, Club renovation, 2000

Motorola, Tradeshow/Event Motion Graphics, 1999

Sound Transit- Visualization Services, 1999

Country Yossi Productions, 30-minute Animated Children’s Story, 1997

Skills

   • Project Management

   • Camera rigging and animation

   • Geometry conversion and workflow optimization

   • Vray scene setup- Lighting, Materials and Rendering

   • Network Render/ Render farm setup

   • Green Screen Production

   • Compositing

   • Basic Spanish and Japanese Language

Current Toolset:

   • Software:  3DS Max 9, Vray, Photoshop CS3, Premiere, Combustion, After Effects, Vue Xtreme, RealFlow, Dreamweaver