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Aaron FangJen Lee

Aaron FangJen Lee

Forest Hills, NY, US

 

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About 

  • 5+ Architecture Modeling, Lighting and Rendering Experiences
  • Create 3D model based on Architect's design sketch and architectural CAD design document.
  • Develop conceptual and schematic interior and exterior renderings to convey the essence of the finished project.
  • Utilized 3ds Max and Vray to create photo realistic renderings to communicate design ideas.
  • Develop Architectural Visualization work-flow from design sketch to final rendering

Employment 

Blue Sky Studios, Greenwich, CT, Character Simulation TD

+ Bring clothing, hair and props to life using dynamic simulations system and custom Maya tools.
+ Develop character specific cloth and hair physical properties for each of the character settings.
+ Work with developers (R&D) to design and test the tools required to keep character simulation
pipeline both efficient and maintain feature animation quality.
+ Work with Character TDs (Riggers) to create tools and controls so garments can be animated in
an appealing, predictable way.
+ Work closely with Animators to achieve the desired performances in a shot, and ensure
performance consistency and continuity between all the shots in a sequence.
+ Work closely with Lighting TD to achieve the final aesthetic of the film, ensure lighting lock
frames look correct. Support show assets for final grind and render.

Project: EPIC (20th Centuary FOX feature animation, May 2013)

Jul 2012 - Mar 2013
 

Mongrel FX, LLC, New York, NY, CG Technical Assistant / F reelance Artist

+ Modeled and rigged organic characters, and mechanical props.
+ Responsible for texturing a variety of assets, including cars and robots.
+ Responsible for Mocap support. Setup green screen and markers for Mocap. Synchronized
Mocap cameras, and analyze Mocap data / tracking performance in MotionBuilder.
+ Setup props with markers / configurations that can be captured as rigid bodies.
+ Layout all assets in shots, Camera and Staging shots in a sequence.

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Anderson Mikos Architects. ltd., Chicago, IL, Architectural re ndering / Visualization Artist

+ Create 3D model based on Architect's design sketch and architectural CAD design document.
+ Develop conceptual and schematic interior and exterior renderings to convey the essence of
the finished project.
+ Utilized 3ds Max and Vray to create photo realistic renderings to communicate design ideas.
+ Develop Architectural Visualization work-flow from design sketch to final rendering

Jan 2006 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, Masters, M.S., Digital Imaging and Design

Oct 2010 - May 2012
 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Bachelors, B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science

Oct 2001 - May 2005
 

Awards 

NYU - Master Digital Imaging and Design - Graduate with Honors, Honorable Mention

Graduate with Honors

2013
 

Anderson Mikos Architects, ltd. - Employee of the month, 1st Place

Employee of the month

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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