My Resume

My name is Rodrigo Banzato and currently I live in São Paulo, Brazil. I consider myself a multi-talented 3D artist. I am graduated in industrial design, author of several projects for film, television and games. Games are my main passion and I only work in projects that I belive. I work for the game experience I can have. I have already worked in company games, such as Gameloft and Helm Systems.

In 2009 I was congratulated with the second place in the MSCU Epic Games Contest under the “Best New Character Customization Pack” category.

Currently, I develop training courses and teach computer graphics for Tonka3d and usually participate in projects related to production of independent games. My objective is to work with game productions and keep on improving my creative and technical skills.

MY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Apr/09 – Today – Helm-Systems – Job: 3D Art Director producing AAA game characters and environment optimizations. Working as quality support and teaching other members.
  • Jan/11 – Today – Freelancer – Job: Working in NDA projects for some companies. One of them is New World Interactive.
  • May/08 – Today – Tonka3d – Job: 3D Teacher and online support to students
  • Jun/07 – Dez/07 – Gameloft – Job: 3D Artist, Hi-Rez Modeler
  • May/06 – Dez/07 – Cadritech Autodesk Authorized School – Job: 3D teacher
  • Feb/04 -Aug/05 – Cia de Audio e Imagem – Job: 3D in DVD menus and some intros for clips, TV programs etc.
  • Ago/03 – Dec/03 – Briquet Filmes – Job: 3D goal of Pelé for the film: Pelé Eterno
  • Jan/03 – Apr/03 – Engenho de Luz – Job: A 3D supermarket to an interactive game

I also worked as freelancer to game companies building 3d models.

EDUCATION

FAAP – Fundação Armando Álvarez Penteado
Graduation on Industrial Design
Start: Feb/2000 Conclusion: Nov/2003

SOFTWARES

  • CryENGINE
  • Unreal Engine UDK
  • Autodesk 3D Studio Max
  • Autodesk Combustion and other composite softwares
  • Adobe Premiere / Encore / Flash
  • Adobe Photoshop / Indesign
  • Autodesk Mudbox
  • Sony Vegas
  • 3D Plugins and programs: RealFlow / Matchmover / FumeFX / CAT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Languages: English (intermediary skills) and Brazilian Portuguese (fluent)

I like games and I enjoy making sports to take care of my mental and physical health

  • Honorable Mention in the “Best FPS Mod” category of the Make Something Unreal Contest from Epic Games.
  • Second Place in the “Best New Character Customization Pack” category of the Make Something Unreal Contest from Epic Games.
  • Finalist with two different characters in the “Best New Character Customization Pack” category of the Make Something Unreal Contest from Epic Games.
  • Featured into the gallery of 3d4all.org for my work entitled “Polar and Dumon soldiers”. 5/2009
  • Featured into the gallery of 3DCreative magazine with my work Soldado Galatico. 10/2008
  • Making-of into 3DCreative magazine of my work entitled Drink Girl. 09/2008
  • Featured into the gallery of 3DCreative magazine with my work Drink Girl. 08/2008
  • Published into the gallery of Computer Arts Brazil magazine with my work entitled Prisioner. 05/2008
  • Featured into the gallery of 3d4all.org.com for my work entitled “Daemon”. 02/2008
  • Published in digital designer magazine with my project “Unit23″. 04/2007
  • Featured into the gallery of 3d4all.org.com for my work entitled “Soldier”. 04/2007
  • Featured front page on 3dtotal.com for my character “Soldier” 3dtotal_excellence. 04/ 2007
  • Videos tutorials into the front page of 3dm3.com with my work Gordo – Fat monster and Head modeling. 06/2007
  • Featured into the gallery of 3d4all.org.com for my work entitled “Strange Face”. 10/2007
  • Featured into the gallery of 3d4all.org.com for my work entitled “Gordo”. 04/2006
  • Published in digital designer magazine with my project “Tonka3d”. 03/2004