Manpreet Pooji
Manpreet Pooji
3D Artist
Rapid City, United States of America

About

Specialized in both technical and artistic aspects of 3D Animation.
Focus on a smooth workflow with quick troubleshooting ability.
Can learn and master new softwares very fast.

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Skills

3D ModelingRiggingDigital SculptingProgrammingTexturingVideo EditingPhotographyHard Surface ModelingPBR TexturingEnvironment ModelingTexture BakingSculptingCharacter ModelingCreature ModelingFilm EditingFacial Rigging & AnimationFluid SimulationCloth SimulationHair/Fur SimulationGame DesignCompositing

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
After Effects
After Effects
Photoshop
Photoshop
Houdini
Houdini
Python
Python
MEL
MEL
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Lightroom
Lightroom
Premiere
Premiere
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
3ds Max
3ds Max
Mudbox
Mudbox
World Machine
World Machine
SpeedTree
SpeedTree
Redshift
Redshift
Nuke
Nuke
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Unity
Unity
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
V-Ray
V-Ray
CRYENGINE
CRYENGINE
Arnold
Arnold
RenderMan
RenderMan
Ableton Live
Ableton Live

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Productions

  • Capture
    • Movie
      Mille Short Film
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Technical Director
    • Company
      Digital Animation Center

Experience

  • 3D Generalist - Advanced Content Experiences at Caterpillar Inc
    Rapid City, United States of America
    August 2019 - Present

    I currently work as a 3D Generalist at Caterpillar’s Black Hills Engineering and Design Center in Rapid City, SD. I am responsible for multiple aspects of 3D projects such as product spin sets, animation videos and pipeline development which include Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation, Dynamics Simulation, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing and Motion Graphics.

  • Technical Director – Production, Rigging and Compositing at “Millie” Short Film, Digital Animation Center
    Denver, United States of America
    August 2016 - May 2019

    I worked alongside the Directors as a Student Technical Director for the short film “Millie”. I was responsible for ensuring quality work by improving technical capabilities for a team of 30 people, with a focus on the character pipeline. I was also responsible for leading Rigging and Compositing and other responsibilities include Character modeling (Andrei), Motion Capture and Render farm management.

  • Virtual Reality Research Assistant at Comcast Media and Technology Center - University of Colorado Denver
    Denver, United States of America
    February 2018 - May 2019

    I worked as a research assistant for various number of projects that included research related to technological advances for medical and technical applications. I mainly handled projects that involved Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality research where my responsibility was to create immersive and interactive environments.

  • Autodesk Maya Expert at Directly.com
    United States of America
    January 2018 - May 2019

    My job was to provide technical support on an online platform called Directly, which is an outsource for Autodesk products support. I was responsible for answering questions and solve technical problems associated with Autodesk Maya and other related software.

  • Solar Panels 3D Advertisement Freelance Project at Sun Fuel Technologies LLP
    New Delhi, India
    August 2017 - October 2017

    My job was to create a descriptive 3D animated advertisement video of a Solar Panel, detailing all the technology that the product consists of and showcasing all the features that the product offers.