Digital Enviro Artist

M I N O R U    S A S A K I

 

 

Date of birth

October 2, 1971 TOKYO / JAPAN

Education History

1993 Graduated Toyo Art School in TOKYO / JAPAN : majored  Graphic Design
 

Current work

ILM Vancouver

generalist

email : minorysan@gmail.com


Employment History

 

2016 - 
ILM in Vancouver / CANADA  ( present job )
Generalist
Matte Paint and generalist for enviro
tool : Maya, 3dsMax, Clarisse, Nuke, photoshop, Vray

2014 - 2016
Digital Domain Vancouver / CANADA (2years)
Enviro lead
Matte Paint and generalist for enviro
tool : Maya, Nuke, Mari, Mudbox, photoshop, Vray, Vue

2013 - 2014
METHOD STUDIO in Vancouver / CANADA (1years)
dmp lead
Matte Paint and generalist for enviro
tool : Maya, Nuke, Mari, Mudbox, photoshop, Vray

2012 - 2013
ILM in Vancouver / CANADA (1years)
Digimatte (generalist for enviro)
tool : Maya, 3dsMax, Nuke, photoshop, Vray

2010 - 2012
Digital Domain Vancouver / CANADA (2years)
Ma􀆩e Paint and generalist for enviro
tool : Maya, Nuke, Mari, Mudbox, photoshop, Vray

2001 - 2010
CAFEFX / SYNDICATE in Santa Monica / USA (10years)
Generalist lead
tool : 3dsMax, modo, LW, Nuke, DF, Mudbox, photoshop, Vray

1993 - 2001
TECHNONET in Tokyo/ JAPAN (8years)
Art Director and Supervisor for Mo􀆟on Graphics for Broadcas􀆟ng and Game and commercials
tool : LightWave, DigitalFusion, photoshop


Software frequency of usage

usage pie chart

* this is just roughly guessed average, it depends on project by project.

25 %      : 3dsmax    (usually working on lighting & texturing and sometime using some plugin for deformation or textures or clouded enviro)

20 %      : Maya  (modeling only)

20 %      : Nuke  (for projection, precomp)

25 %      : Photoshop ( dmp, texturing)

05 %      : Mudbox, Zbrush, modo ( for modeling )

05 %      : Others  (depends on project)


Film job history

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Aladdin -in production*

Solo
Thor Ragnarok
Only the Brave
Silence
Doctor Strange
Independence Day 2
Deadpool
Eye in the Sky
Blackhat
Pixels
FastFurious
LostRiver
Maleficent
Maze Runner
Red2
Pacific Rim
Jack the GiantSlayer
Transformer3
Thor
Tron
Alice in wonderland
Shutter Island
PublicEnemies
Ironman
Mummy
Speed Racer
KingKong
Gothika
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The Core
Identity
Spykids2
The one


Broadcast and commercial job history

Nike, Microso􀅌, Adidas, Ford, Suzuki, Lincoln, Bri􀆟sh Telecom, UnitedAirline,
ESPN-commercial, sta􀆟on ID, total mo􀆟on graphic design, NASCAR- opening 􀆟tle movie, graphic design
Winter Olympic - En􀆟re mo􀆟on graphic & 2D graphic design for first HD brodcas􀆟ng by NHK
(art direc􀆟on & create)