Ethan Estrada

20 Wymount Terrace, Provo, Utah 84604 * (801) 669-1598 * ethan.estrada@gmail.com

Demo reel: http://rocketboytech.blogspot.com/p/demo-reel.html

FILM EXPERIENCE

EFFECTS TD

CHASM(2013)

Create effects for key shots

Provide Houdini guidance/advice to pipeline team

LEAD EFFECTS TD

ESTEFAN (2012)

Guide and educate junior effects artists

Help plan pipeline structure for effects integration

Create effects for key shots

EFFECTS TD

BUTCHER’D MEATS (2011)

Spit effects in Houdini

Hair/fur grooming in Houdini

PIPELINE/RENDERING TD

BUTCHER’D MEATS (2011)

Houdini pipeline lead on Butcher'd Meats

Exported animated geometry to Houdini

Built Houdini VOP shaders

Built outdoor light rig

Mantra rendering troubleshooting

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

BYU DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE: RESEARCH ASSISTANT, ANIMATION(2013)

SIDE EFFECTS SOFTWARE INCORPORATED: HOUDINI INTERN(2012)

BYU CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING: 3D GENERALIST, 2D GENERALIST(2011)

EDUCATION

Animation Major, Computer Science Minor, Brigham Young University

April 2014

SKILLS

SOFTWARE: HOUDINI, LINUX OS, GIT, RENDERMAN, NUKE, MAYA, MUDBOX

LANGUAGES: PYTHON, C++, HOUDINI HSCRIPT, RSL, SHELL SCRIPT

REFERENCES UPON REQUEST