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Here are demo reels that cover what I have learned both while I attended the Art Institute of Houston and  as a creative professional.

My demo reels demonstrate a wide variety of projects and skills in different fields.  I specialize in Industrial 3d modeling and animation as well in multimedia projects from video editing to graphic design.

Industrial Work Demo Reel

Academic Demo Reel

Hello, and welcome to my website. My name is Gian Bendana. Please stay awhile and look around at some projects and models I've created in software and tools with which I work.  I am not only multilingual, I am multifaceted!

You will see examples  demonstrating my creativity in a variety of production environments created in different countries and languages.

RESUME

OBJECTIVE

       To use my 3D, artistic and multimedia skills in a position which will allow me to grow as a

creative professional while promoting my employer’s products and goals.

Skills

Work History

Education

SKILLS

APPLICATION KNOWLEDGE

SOFTWARE

  • 3D Modeling
  • 3D Animation
  • Photo Realistic Renders
  • Computer-aided design & drafting
  • Texturing and Photo Editing
  • Photo developing and treatment
  • Desktop publishing and layout
  • Graphic Design and Illustration
  • Video Editing
  • Motion Graphics and Compositing
  • Digital Sculpting and Texturing
  • Web Design
  • Web Animation
  • General Office
  • 3ds Max
  • Maya
  • VRay & Keyshot
  • AutoCAD
  • Photoshop CC
  • Lightroom CC
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator CC
  • Premiere & Final Cut
  • After Effects CC
  • Zbrush & Mudbox
  • Muse CC
  • Adobe Animate CC
  • Microsoft Office

OTHER SKILLS

  • Fluent in English
  • Native in Spanish
  • Advanced in Portuguese
  • Over 8 years in Customer Service

WORK HISTORY

 

 

GIAN BENDANA,  Tampa/Miami,  Florida                                                         August 2015 - PRESENT

                              São Paulo, Brazil                                                                August 2013 - August 2015

3d and Multimedia Freelancer

  • Met with clients to conceptualize design and determine objectives, approaches, styles and techniques from  project concept to completion
  •  Developed 3d models, renders, and animations and provided periodic status updates to ensure client  satisfaction
  • As needed, worked with web masters to design multilingual website layouts and appropriate placement on client website

 

MARTECH MEDIA SYSTEMS,  The Woodlands,  TX                                     August 2010 - To July 2013

Multimedia Graphic Artist/ E-Learning Developer

Martechmedia is an e-learning company specializing in training programs for engineers in the energy industry.  As part of the graphic design department, I was responsible for:

  • Suggesting ideas for animations to better illustrate training concepts
  • 3-D models and animations
  • Graphic design and video editing
  • Validating Spanish translations

 

SAGE TELECOM,  Allen, TX                                                                             July 1999 - June 2007

Technical Assistance Group:                                                                            May 2003 - June 2007

Provided assistance with service interruption and other technical difficulties

 

Bilingual Customer Service Rep:                                                                     July 1999 - August 2003

Assisted customers on billing issues, service plans, and sales promotions in English and Spanish

(Promoted to Team Lead)

References upon request

 

EDUCATION

 

INNOVATION CREATIVE SPACE (ICS), São Paulo, Brazil:                   November 2013 - March 2015

Advanced courses in:

  • ZBrush (digital sculpting)
  • Photo realistic rendering in VRay
  • Drawing
  • Traditional sculpting

 

 

THE ART INSTITUTE OF HOUSTON:                                                       July 2007 -  March 2010

Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree with a Major in Media Arts and Animation

GRADUATED WITH HONORS:

  •   Quarterly Scholarship Award(Winter 2010)
  •   Best of Show Award (Winter 2010)
  •   Deans Honor Roll every quarter.
  •   GPA: 3.6 out of 4.0

 

 

References upon request

 

DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RESUME IN PDF  FORMAT >

Here are a few links to people, companies, and software vendors that  influenced me and with whom I have interacted during my professional career.  In such a fast-paced and always changing industry, I like to check back on these links to stay current and feel inspired.

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