Curriculum Vitae

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Ethan Ayer

ethanayervfx@gmail.com
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Employment

  • Jan 2015- Feb 2015
    • Matte Painter | Mirada Studios
  • Jan 2015- Jan 2015
    • Matte Painter | Stargate Studios
  • Oct 2012- Jan 2015
    • Digital Matte Painter | Ready at Dawn Studios
  • Aug 2012- Sept 2012
    • Matte Painter | Hammerhead Productions
  • July 2012- Aug 2012
    • Matte Painter | Moving Picture Company
  • July 2012- July 2012
    • Matte Painter | The Mill
  • June 2012- July 2012
    • Matte Painter (freelance) | Mark Devlin Design
  • May 2012- June 2012
    • Matte Painter (freelance) | Ingenuity Engine
  • April 2012-May 2012
    • Matte Painter (freelance) | Look Effects LA
  • Feb 2012- April 2012
    • Matte Painter (freelance) | Christov Effects and Design Inc
  • Jan 2012 – Present
    • Freelance Matte Painter/ Environment Artist
  • Sept-Dec 2011
    • Environment Artist | Gnomon Studios
  • August 2011
    • Matte Painter (Freelance) | Method Studios
  • 2009-Feb 2012
    • Studio Assistant | Mark Grotjahn Studios Inc
  • 2010
    • Prop Maker | Nick Swardson Sketch Show
  • 2009
    • Lead Scene Painter | Land of the Lost / Subway Press Event
  • 2009
    • Art Coordinator | Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • 2005-2009
    • Senior Studio Assistant | Shaw and Weber Studios

Education

  • 2010-2011
    • Gnomon School of Visual Effects | n/a
    • Courses in Matte Painting, Hard Surface Texturing and Shading, Hard Surface Modeling, Light and Rendering with V-Ray, and Compositing with Nuke
  • 2000-2002
    • Yale University | MFA, Painting / PrintMaking
  • 1996-2000
    • Maryland Institute-College of Art | BFA, Painting
  • 1999
    • Studio Arts Center International | n/a, Study Abroad Program in Italy

Computer Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Maya
  • Mari
  • Vue
  • V-Ray
  • Mental Ray
  • Nuke
  • Cinema 4D
  • Mudbox