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Ali Jafari Visual Effects

Visual Effects

Los Angeles, California - 91335 - United States

Creative artist with experience in modeling, texturing, animating, lighting, tracking, and compositing. Dedicated to the creative and technical aspects of visual effects and animation with a passion and drive to excel and grow in the industry with forward thinking and cutting edge growth companies.
ExperienceSugar Studios LA
VFX Compositor | 3D Generalist, Apr. 2018 - Jun. 2018
• As a VFX Compositor worked on variety of shots including: wire removal, plate clean-up/patch work, adding of environmental
effects such as dust/debris using particles systems, stock element integration into live action plate, 3D camera tracking, keying/
rotoscoping, color grading, look development, 2D and 2.5D set extension, camera projection, and minor pipeline scripting.
• As a 3D Generalist created set extensions for variety of shots which entailed 3d camera tracking, layout setup, modeling, texturing,
shading, lighting, rendering, and the final shot composite.

East of LA VFX
Nuke Compositor, Feb. 2018 - Mar. 2018
• Worked on various screen replacement comps used in a series of new Vizio product commercials.
• Roto, tracking, camera projection, color correction, and Chroma keying using proprietary keying tools.

Maya Generalist, Jan. 2018 - Jan. 2018
• Worked on the digital/print posters of the season 2 of HBO series “Westworld”.
• Duties include: 3d modeling, sculpting, rigging, character posing, lighting, texturing, and rendering of beauty and AOV passes.

Here Be Dragons
Nuke Compositor | Maya Generalist, Jan. 2018 - Jan. 2018
• Composited several social media green-screen clips for the upcoming Netflix series “Altered Carbon”.
• 3D modeled sections of the 2018 Audi Q5 for a European commercial.

CVLT Production
Nuke Compositor, Dec. 2017 - Dec. 2017
• Composited the previously built CG furniture collection for Anthropologie’s online store.

Gentleman Scholar
Nuke Compositor, Dec. 2017 - Dec. 2017
• Worked on Dr Pepper commercial spots.

Deutsch Inc
Nuke Compositor, Sep. 2017 - Nov. 2017
• Worked on various Nintendo Switch and Volkswagen T.V. commercial spots.
• Roto, keying, dust busting, wire and rig removal, clean-up and patchwork.
• Matte painting, paint-outs, tracking and screen replacements, color corrections, and logo removal.

Dilated Pixels
Roto Artist, Aug. 2017 - Aug. 2017
• Worked on an in-house rotoscoping project using After Effects.

Ingenuity Studios Inc.
Nuke Compositor, Apr. 2017 - Apr. 2017
• Worked with producers on a variety of traditional and complex visual effects shots.
• Set extension, screen replacement, keying, matte painting, paint-outs, roto, rig removal.
• Planar tracking with Mocha Pro and Nuke camera tracker.

LA Create
Nuke Compositor, Jul. 2016 - Jan. 2017
• Screen replacement, keying, and matte painting, rotoscoping and animation.
• Tracking using Mocha Pro and Nuke.
• Color correction and other VFX related tasks.
EducationStudio Arts (2015-2016)
CG Lighting and VFX Compositing

California State University Northridge (2012-2015)
B.A. - Animation Concentration

Los Angeles Pierce College (2006-2011)
A.A. - Arts and Humanities
A.A. - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Speciality2D/3D Compositing:
Rotoscoping in Nuke, Mocha, and After Effects.
Matte painting, patch-work, paint-out, BG prep and clean plate creation.
2D planar tracking, 3D camera tracking, and object tracking.
3D camera projection and set extension.
Green and blue screen keying.
Edge processing, color grading, stock element integration.
Screen replacement.
Live action footage integration with CG elements and multi-pass compositing.
Look development.

3D Generalist:
Modeling, texturing, shading, and UV creation.
Object and character animation.
FX simulation with fluids and rigid body dynamics.
Camera projection and layout/shot creation.

3D Specialist:
Lighting and multi-pass rendering.
HDRI photography and dome light creation.
Look development.
Hardware ProficiencyComptia A+ Certified.
Solid background in assembling and maintaining custom built workstations designed for creating high-end computer animation and visual effects.
Software ProficiencyAdvanced:
Autodesk Maya
Headus UVLayout
Mocha Pro
Substance Painter
Unity 3D

After Effects
Autodesk 3ds Max
Kolor Autopano Giga
Solid Angle Arnold Renderer

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