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Thangarasu s
3D Asset Lead_Traditional painter
Bangalore, India

Summary

           THANGARASU S
https://nimegold.artstation.com/
                                                   nimegold@gmail.com
                                                     +919535001254

                                                             Profile
Lead Texture Artist seeking a challenging career in a leading Animation and VFX studios. Clear understanding of Art and Technology. Good team spirit and decision making abilities.

                                                          Education 
                                            Master of Fine Arts – Painting
                                     Government College of Fine Arts Chennai
                                                   University of Madras 
                                                          2003-2005
                                                                                            
Work Experience
2019 – percent Freelance_Asset lead (Bangalore)
Working as a Asset Lead,Responsible for Texturing and Modeling for movie, photogrammetry scanning workflow, look and development shaders, solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2018 – 2019 Mr.X .India (Bangalore)
Working as an Show Asset Lead,Responsible for Asset Texturing and Modeling photogrammetry scanning workflow,department activities, look and development shaders, solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2017 – 2017(December) BASE FX, China (xiamen)
Working as an Senior Surfacing and Grooming Artist , Responsible for Character Texturing , Grooming , look and development shaders

2016 – 2017 DreamWorks Dedicated Unit,India (Bangalore)
Worked as an Senior Surfacing Artist. Creating Surfacing for organic and inorganic
models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and
development shaders, fur creation and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2015 –2016 KRU Studios, Malaysia
Worked as an Head of Department Character Texturing, Responsible for Character Texturing pipeline and workflow, department activities, look and development shaders, solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2011 – 2014 DreamWorks Dedicated Unit, Bangalore
Worked as an Senior Surfacing Artist. Creating Surfacing for organic and inorganic
models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and
development shaders, fur creation and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2007 – 2011           Crest Animation Studios Ltd, Mumbai

        Worked as an Senior Character Texturing Artist. Creating UV unwrap and texturing for organic and inorganic models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and development shaders, and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

2006 – 2007   Tata Elxsi Ltd, Mumbai
 
       Worked as an Environment Texturing Artist for Feature Films. Created both
realistic and semi realistic hand painted texture.

2005 – 2006                    Ocher Studios Ltd. Chennai

       Worked as an Character Texturing Artist, also worked in Environment Modeling,
Texturing, Lighting and Rendering.

2003 – 2005 (Part time)                   Creative World, Chennai

      Worked as an Visualizer and Production Designer.

2001_2003 (Part time)                     Associate Art Director

     Worked as an Assistant Art Director for Mr. A.C Pillai (Art Director) for
Production Design, Set Creation, Interiors and Environment for Tamil Feature
Films and Television Commercials. 

                                                  Projects
Mr.X .India
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Designation: Senior Asset Artist
                          Role: Modeling/photogrammetry,Texturing and lookdev, workflow for texturing

Monster hunters
Designation: Senior Asset Artist
                          Role: Texturing and lookdev, workflow for texturing
                         
Shazam
Designation: Asset lead
                          Role: Texturing and lookdev, workflow for texturing
                        
Carnival
Designation: Asset lead
                          Role: Texturing and lookdev, workflow for texturing
                         
goosebumps 2
Designation: Senior Texture artist
                          Role: Texturing and lookdev
                         
Base Fx
                          Wish Dragon
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing and Grooming Artist
                          Role: character Surfacing and fur creation

DreamWorks Dedicated Unit
                          Boss baby
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role: character Surfacing and fur creation ,Environment Surfacing
                          Type : Feature Film 
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

KRU Studios
                          Monkey Business
                          Designation: Head of Department Character Texturing
                          Role: character Texturing work flow and pipeline setup, look anD
development Texture and shaders, Department activities
                          Type : Feature Film 
                          Client: Kru Studios

                          Wheely
                          Designation: Head of Department Character Texturing
                          Role: character Texturing work flow and pipeline setup, look anD
developmen Texture and shaders, Department activities
                          Type : Feature Film 
                          Client: Kru Studios

DreamWorks Dedicated Unit
                         The Penguins of Madagascar
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role: character Surfacing and fur creation ,Environment Surfacing
                          Type : Feature Film 
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

                          How To Train Your Dragon2
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : Feature Film 
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

Madagascar 3
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : Feature Film 
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

Madly Madagascar
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : DVD  
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

Puss in Boots
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : Feature Film   
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

Puss in Boots The Three Diablos
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : DVD
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

The Pig Who Cried Wolf
                          Designation: Senior Surfacing Artist
                          Role : Environment Surfacing
                          Type  : DVD
                          Client: DreamWorks Animation

Crest animation studios
                          Norm of the North
                          Designation: Senior Character Texturing Artist
                          Role: character texturing
                          Type : Feature Film 
                           Client: Crest animation studios and Lions Gate Entertainment

                           Alpha and Omega
                           Designation: Senior Character Texturing Artist
                           Role : character texturing
                           Type  : Feature Film 
                           Client : Crest animation studios and Lions Gate Entertainment

                           Barnyard
                           Designation: Character Texturing Artist
                           Role : character texturing
                           Type :  TV Episode
                           Client:  Nickelodeon

Tata Elxsi Limited
                             Road side Romeo
                             Designation: Environment Texturing Artist
                            Type: Feature Film
                             Role: Environment texturing
                            Client: Yash Raj Films

                           Himalaya (Masafi) Drinking Water
                             Designation: Environment Texturing Artist
                             Role: Environment texturing
                             Type: Advertisement
                             Client: Tata
Ocher Studio
                            Sultan the Warrior
                            Designation: Character Texturing Artist 
                            Role : character texturing
                            Type: Feature Film
                            Client: Ocher Studio and  Adlabs

                            Om Ganesha
                            Designation: Character Texturing Artist 
                            Role : character texturing, Lighting and Rendering
                            Type: Feature Film
                            Client: Tarantula Pictures  and  Ocher studio

Sivaji
                            Designation: Texturing Artist 
                            Role: character texturing, Lighting and Rendering
                            Type: Tamil Feature Film
                            Client: AVM Productions

Sakkara Katti
                            Designation: Texturing Artist 
                            Role: BG models and texturing, character texturing, Lighting
                            Type: Tamil Feature Film
                            Client: V creations

Creative World
                          Paruthiveran
                             Designation: Set Design
                             Role: Creating art works for set designs
                             Type: Tamil Feature Film
                             Client: Green Line Studios

                             Aacharriya
                             Designation: Set Design
                             Role: Creating art works for set designs
                             Type: Tamil Feature Film
                             Client: Idta Films

Software Proficiency
                             Maya
                             Zbrush
Mari
Arnold
substance painter
Katana
                             Adobe Photoshop
                             Body Paint 3d
Shave Haircut 
Nuke
Xgen
                             
Additional Qualification 
                       3D Skills
                               Matte painting
                               Modeling (polygons)                      
                               Fur (Xgen,Shave Haircut)
                               Rendering (Arnold, Mental Ray,Renderman)

                      Artistic Skills
                               Painting
                               Storyboard
                               Character design                                    
                               Sculpture
                               Photography
Awards and Honors
“Best Student Award” - State Lalith Kala Academy, Chennai

“National Scholarship for Painting” - Art and Culture Department, Delhi

Personal Details
                              Date of Birth - 28 / 01 / 1981
                              Marital Status - Single

Skills

3D ModelingCharacter ModelingTexturingUV MappingPaintingsurfacingHair/Fur

Software proficiency

Mari
Mari
Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
ZBrush
ZBrush
Arnold
Arnold
RenderMan
RenderMan
Katana
Katana
Xgen
Xgen
windows
windows
linux
linux

Reel

Productions

  • Sca
    • Movie
      Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Senior Asset Artist
    • Company
      Mr. X Inc
  • Mon
    • Movie
      Monster hunter
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Senior Asset Artist
    • Company
      Mr. X Inc
  • Sha
    • Movie
      Shazam
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Show Asset Lead
    • Company
      Mr. X Inc
  • Goosebump2
    • Movie
      Goosebumps2
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Senior Asset Artist
    • Company
      Mr. X Inc
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    • Movie
      Wish Dragon
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing /Grooming Artist
    • Company
      BaseFx
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    • Movie
      Boss Baby
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indesdx
    • Movie
      penguins of madagascar
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indevbnx
    • Movie
      Me and My Shadow
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indecvx
    • Movie
      How to train your dragon 2
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indmnkex
    • Movie
      Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indevdfx
    • Movie
      Madly Madagascar
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indebnmklx
    • Movie
      Puss in Boots
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indbgnex
    • Movie
      Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Senior Surfacing Artist
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation
  • Indnhfex
    • Movie
      Alpha and omega
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      senior character artist
    • Company
      Crest Animation studios
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    • TV Production
      Barnyard
    • Year
      2008
    • Role
      senior character Texture artist
    • Company
      Crest Animation studios
  • Indenhmkx
    • Movie
      Roadside Romeo
    • Year
      2008
    • Role
      Environment texturing Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Pictures(Tata Elxsi)

Experience

  • Senior Surfacing /Grooming Artist at BaseFx
    xiamen, China
    August 2017 - December 2017

    Working as an Senior Surfacing and Grooming Artist , Responsible for Character Texturing , Grooming , look and development shaders

  • Senior Surfacing Artist at MIKROS Animation
    Bangalore, India
    January 2017 - February 2017

    Working as an Senior Surfacing Artist. Creating Surfacing for organic and inorganic

    models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and

    development shaders, fur creation and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

  • Senior Surfacing Artist at DreamWorks Dedicated Unit
    Bangalore, India
    February 2016 - December 2016

    Working as an Senior Surfacing Artist. Creating Surfacing for organic and inorganic

    models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and

    development shaders, fur creation and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

  • Head of Department Character Texturing at KRU Studios
    cyberjaya, Malaysia
    February 2015 - February 2016

    Worked as an Head of Department Character Texturing, Responsible for Character Texturing pipeline and workflow, department activities, look and development shaders, solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

  • Senior Surfacing Artist at DreamWorks Dedicated Unit
    Bangalore, India
    March 2011 - September 2014

    Worked as an Senior Surfacing Artist. Creating Surfacing for organic and inorganic

    models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and

    development shaders, fur creation and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

  • Senior Character Texturing Artist at Crest Animation Studios Ltd
    mumbai, India
    September 2007 - August 2011

      Worked as an Senior Character Texturing Artist. Creating UV unwrap and texturing for organic and inorganic models as per the project requirements, also handling the responsibilities in look and development shaders, and solving technical issues in texturing workflow.

  • Environment Texturing Artist at Tata Elxsi Ltd
    mumbai, India
    March 2006 - January 2007

    Worked as an Environment Texturing Artist for Feature Films. Created both

    realistic and semi realistic hand painted texture

  • Character Texturing Artist at Ocher Studios Ltd
    chennai, India
    March 2005 - February 2006

    Worked as an Character Texturing Artist, also worked in Environment Modeling,

    Texturing, Lighting and Rendering.