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Jai Vellala Wilson

2D/3D Director & Animator

Can work in or around Amsterdam

  • 52.37243
  • 4.89973
  • Suggested rate €500 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Amsterdam and 50km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Film & AV
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Digital & IT
  • Culture
  • Tech
+9 autres
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people

Verifications

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Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

Categories

Skills (20)

Jai in a few words

A CGI director and animator based in Amsterdam from London with almost
10 years of experience working with a wide range of clients across art,
design, film and music. Passionate about character design, composition
and storytelling, I revel in producing dynamic, flawless motion.

3D: Modelling/rigging/animation/particle simulation
Cinema 4d, Zbrush, Octane, X-Particles

2D: Compositing/animation/VFX/colour grading
After Effects,Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop. Flash

Portfolio

Experience

Broersen&Lukács

Lead 3D

Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2021 - September 2021 (8 months)

Two esteemed Dutch artists that push the boundaries between the virtual world and traditional art. Their work conveys social and political context through digital mediums, which can be confronting and unnerving. I worked together with them to produce their exhibition, The Botanical Revolution that was presented at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, 2021. I was the lead creative working alongside the artists organising the 3D elements and developing animation to give the plants life-like movement.

Electric Theatre Collective

2D & 3D Freelance Animator

London, UK

January 2018 - December 2019 (1 year and 11 months)

Electric Theatre Collective is a large agency that specialises in all aspects of visual creativity – including CGI, 2D, animation and colour grading. They work with clients such as Meta, KFC, IKEA and Sky. Working with ETC allowed me to experience the workflow of a large organisation with many specialists on each project. I contributed to productions with KFC, Very and Virgin Atlantic which gave me insight into working with big clients and collaborating across my expertise.

Treat Studios

3D Animator & Designer

London, UK

September 2015 - September 2019 (4 years)

One of the leading independent animation production studios in London specialising in the production of 2D and 3D animation with a focus on integrating animation and live action. Emmy nominated for Da Vinci's Demons, a BBC Worldwide Production. Their client base includes the BBC, E4 (most notably 'Slackers Club'), Adult Swim and Unilever. Working side by side with the founders, I was given important roles on several high-profile projects with clients including BBC, Diplo and Graff. There was a diversity of project outcomes from music videos, too advertisements and film.

Matthew Stone

3D Lead Assistant

London, UK

January 2016 - August 2017 (1 year and 7 months)

A world-renowned English artist. Working across a multitude of disciplines his current work is based on gestural, figurative paintings using 3D-modelling techniques. Stone has held a number of critically acclaimed solo shows, the most recent at Somerset House. I assisted Stone in all of his creative endeavours during these years as the main contributor and modeler of 3D assets. I introduced new elements and techniques to the project which allowed his creative practice to grow.

Jai VW Animation

2D/3D Animator

January 2012 - Today (10 years and 8 months)

CGI director & animator based in Amsterdam from London with almost 10 years of experience working with a wide range of clients across art, design, film and music. Passionate about character design, composition and storytelling, I revel in producing dynamic, flawless motion. An all-rounder, working with a multitude of programmes and roles, in both 2D (Ae & Flash/Ps) & 3D (Cinema4D & Zbrush). Proficient with many types of rendering softwares, particle simulators and plugin softwares including Octane, X-particles and more. Pre-Production:
- Conceptualisation/Managing Brief.
- Storyboarding.
- Design.
- Animatic.
- Modelling.
- Texturing.
- Rigging.
- Animating Scene.
- Simulation (Particles and Liquid).
- Camera and Lighting.
- Rendering. Post-production:
- After Effects plugins.
- Colour Grading.
- Finesse.
-Render Final Output.
- Social Marketing.

Jai VW Creative

Virtual Reality Designer

January 2020 - Today (2 years and 8 months)

Designing Virtual Reality projects from conceptualisation to realisation.
- Concept
- Design
- Virtual Reality Optimization
- Creation and Development in 3D
- Conversion to Unreal Engine
- Optimisation in Unreal Engine for Mobile
- Optimisation in Unreal engine for Laptop
- Optimisation in UE for VR.
- Light baking
- Texture design
- Composition
- Rendering
- Social Marketing

Will Martin - Show Media

9/20/2022

Jai worked worked on a project to create a series of 10 animations. He did a great job and managed the workload and feedback really well. It was great to work with him and I'll commission him again.

Education