Nate Horsfall
Freelance Animator/Artist
1729 9th Ave     San Francisco, CA 94122
Cell: 415-728-3687
nate@lightningarts.com
lightningarts.com




Objective:
To obtain a position as a Artist or Animator where I may contribute my abilities to outstanding projects of all kinds and work 
with talented people to achieve their success.

Field-Related Experience:

Rumble Entertainment
Mar'16- Present
Unannounced Project: Lead Character Animator and animation outsource manager

Epic Games
Dec '15- July '16
Unreal Tournament 4: Character Animator

Gazillion Entertainment
Aug'12 -  May '15
Super Hero Squad Online:  Lead Character Animator and animation outsourcing manager

Nickelodean/MTV Games
July '11 - Nov'11
Unannounced Social Game: 3d and Flash Generalist

Electronic Arts
May '09 - May '09Feb '10 - Feb'11March'11 - June'11
Sims 3: Character animator for a Sims 3 Web Advertisement
The Sims Medieval Base game and Expansion Pack 1: Character animator
Unannounced PC Game: Character animator

Shaba Games
Feb '08 - August '08
Spiderman Web of Shadows:  Character animator for in game animations and in game cutscenes

Cinematico
Oct'05 - March '06July'06 - August'06May '07 - October '07Sept '08-December'08Sept'09-Oct'09
Over The Hedge:  Character animator for 7 Full Game Cutscene cinematics
Death JR. 2: Root of Evil:  Character animator for 3 Full Game Cutscene cinematics
Shrek 3:  Character animator for 5 Full Game Cutscene cinematics
Sonic Rivals 2:  Character animator for over 40 in game animations
Bee Movie:  Character animator for the intro game cinematic
Xavier: Renegade Angel (Season 1): Lead on episode 1 and 7. Assistant animator on 3 and 9.
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Lead on 2 prerendered cutscenes
How to Train Your Dragon: Character Animator for multiple game cinematics totalling about 1 minutes 30 seconds.

Backbone Entertainment
Jan '04 - Nov '04
The Incredibles CD ROM Game:  Lead Animator for required pre-rendered game animations. 
Also served as TD, Render Manager, Level Designer, Fallback modeler and texture artist, and Bug Tester.
The Incredibles Downloadable Game:  Animator for in game animations.

Treanor Brothers Animation
July '02 - Sept '02Dec '02 - Jan '04April '05- May '05June '09 – June '09
Whirl Tour: Animator on cinematics for Papaya Studios using character studio. 
Rise to Honor: Lead Animator dealing with Motion Capture Blending and cleanup. 
DJ Shadow Music Video- Mashin' on the Motorway: Animation of cars and cameras for a DJ shadow broadcast music video.
Dinotopia: Animator for 15 in game NPC animations to be inserted later.
Mythica: Full character animation and motion capture blending of a 2 minute cinematic piece.
Sudeki: Single character animation for X02 trailer. Full character animation, blending of clips, cleanup on E3 2003 trailer.
Whiplash: Character Animator for Cinematic and in game animations. 
Legacy of Kain: Defiance: Character Animator for in game cinematics.
True Crime: Animation and clip blending on multiple Cinematic videos done for the web. Character and object animation.
Daredevil: All animation and Blending of mixed motion capture for 17 minutes of cinematics.
Vanguard: Multiple Full Character Animations for the E3 05 cinematic trailer.
Littlest Pet Shop: Character Animator for multiple cinematic renders over two games in the series.

ImaginEngine
Oct '02 - Dec '02
Zoombinis 3: Animator and 3d Artist on opening cinematic. 
Matchbox Videogame: 3d Artist. Physiqued, animated 2 characters. Low poly modeling of a garbage truck racing model.

SE-Inc
May '02 - July'02
3d Artist: Modeling, creating GUI design, and animating for a startup  videogame company with no publisher.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh
June 'spring 00 - August '01
Tutor: Tutored in all aspects of Photoshop, Drawing, Math, English, Character creation and Animation.

Freelance Art and Web Graphics
1996 - Present
Graphic Design, 3d Art and Animation, CD Artwork, Illustration,Character creation in both conceptual form and finalized ink or color pieces, background artwork, interface design, custom game skins, and more. 


Skills:
*Animation     *Character Design          *Illustration         *Maya        *3D Studio MAX      *Character Studio
*Adobe PhotoShop*Adobe After Effects     *Adobe Premiere*Toonz       

Education:
Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Associates Degree in Computer Animation, Class of Winter 2001.

Awards:
DJ Shadow Music Video Held in Rez Fest 2003.
AIAS awarded “Incredibles: Escape from Nomanisan Island” downloadable game of the year.
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