TAMARA TOPPLER

Visual Effects Artist specialising in Digital Matte Painting and 2.5D Environments
Current Location: London, United Kingdom

- Primary Software: Photoshop, Nuke & Maya
- Secondary Software: Houdini, Mari, Adobe Creative Suite, Substance Painter, World Machine
- Key Areas of Interest: digital matte painting, 2.5D projection techniques, compositing, environment
  layout and setup
- Traditional painting and drawing skills
- Experience in using mental ray, mantra & arnold
- Linux, Win & Mac user
- VFX Job Experience: ca. 5 years
- Creative Industry Job Experience: ca. 10 years

WORK:

  • current: Lead Matte Painter/Environment TD at BlueBolt Ltd.

  • October 2014 - October 2016: Digital Matte Painter & Compositor at Realise Studio

  • Sept.-February 2014: "VFX Specialist" (environment td, concept design and compositing) for Prohealth 360

  • July 2011-May 2013: Software Interface Designer & CG Generalist at LogicX Consulting & Workflow Integration GmbH

  • others: Graphic Designer for LineUp Media, University Vienna, CreativeArts Worldwide and Showdance Academy Klagenfurt.

EDUCATION:

  • 2013-14: Master of Arts in Digital Effects with First Class Honours, Bournemouth University

  • 2010-13: Bachelor of Arts in Computer Animation Arts with First Class Honours, Bournemouth University

  • 2005-10: Higher Technical College for Industrial Design, Austria
    ISCED Level 3, Final Diploma Examination Certificate/ Higher Education Degree in Industrial Design
    passed with excellent achievement/ 1:1