zach@digitalfxrealm.com
Zach Christian Art Direction | 3D Matte Painting | Concept Art Web: www.Digitalfxrealm.com

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Location: - Los Angeles, CA 

Software: - Maya, Photoshop, Nuke, After Effects, Mudbox, Speedtree, UV Layout Download Resume Here: Work Experience Matte Painter/Concept Artist - Freelance Los Angeles, CA: Nov 2008-Current 3D Matte Painter/Concept Artist/3D Environments- Freelance, The Mill LA, CH: Feb 2015-Current Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art/ 3D Environments -Gatorade | Commercial | 2015
-Samsung" | Commercial | 2015
-Mcdonalds "Clouds" | Commercial | 2015 3D Matte Painter/Concept Artist/3D Environments- Freelance, Digital Domain Los Angeles, CA: Jul 2014-Febuary 2015 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art/ 3D Environments -Fast and Furious 7 | Feature | 2015
-Pixels | Feature |2015
-Destiny | Commercial | 2014
-Aloha | Commercial | 2014 3D Matte Painter/Concept Artist/3D Environments- Freelance, Psyop Los Angeles, CA: March 2014-Jul 2014 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art/ 3D Environments -Samsung Galaxy "The Match"| Commercial | 2015 Matte Painter/Concept Artist - Freelance, MarchMade New York, NY: Feb 2014-March 2014 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art -Jamaica | Concept Design 3D Matte Painter/Concept Artist/3D Environments- Staff, Method Studios Los Angeles, CA: Nov 2011-Feb 2014 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art -Thor “The Dark World” | Feature
-Percy Jackson “Sea of Monsters” | Feature
-OZ “The Great And Powerful” | Feature -Whitehouse Down | Feature -Cloud Atlas | Feature -Men in Black 3 | Feature -Mud | Feature -Kia Space Babies | Super Bowl Commercial
-Coors “Snow Cave” | Commercial
-Ford “JoyRide” | Commercial
-Direct TV “Troll” | Commercial
-VW “Moonlight” | Commercial
-CA Lottery “Balls” | Commercial
-Lottery “The Good Life” | Commercial
-Doritos “Jacked JoyRide” | Commercial
-United “Tunnel” | Commercial
-Halo 4 “The Commissioning” | Commercial
-Nissan Birds | Commercial
-Old Navy Cheermagedon | Commercial
-Old Navy Christmas Vacation | Holiday Commercial
-Chevy Day After | Super Bowl Commercial | 2012 VES Award Winner
-Jello | Commercial
-Kia Sandman | Super Bowl Commercial
-Lexus Es | Commercial
-Best Buy Holiday | Commercial -Many other commercial spots... Matte Painter - Freelance, Digital Domain Los Angeles, CA: June 2011-Nov 2011 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art -Infinity winter | Holiday commercial -Mercedes Escape| Short Film
-“Gears of War 3” Dust to Dust | 2012 VES Award Winner Matte Painter - Freelance, Psyop Los Angeles, CA: May 2011-July 2011 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art/Texture Paint -Lexus “Indecisis” | Commercial
-Microsoft “Gears of War” | Commercial Matte Painter - Freelance, Animal Logic Los Angeles, CA: May 2011-May 2011 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art -Acura 3x Spots| Commercial Matte Painter - Freelance, LOGAN Los Angeles, CA: March 2011-May 2011 -Premium Rush | Feature Matte Painter/Concept Artist - Freelance, Solid LA Los Angeles, CA: Feb 2011-March 2011 Responsible for Matte Paintings / Concept Art -William Hill “Online Sports Betting” | Commercial: July 2011
-California Lottery “Rabbit Foot” | Commercial Pitch: July 2011 Matte Painter/Concept Artist - Contract, Sony (SCEA) San Diego, CA: Oct 2010-Jan 2011 Responsible for Concepts and Matte paintings -PS3 Tittle “Resistance 3” Cinematic Division Concept Artist- Freelance, The Famous Group Los Angeles, CA: Summer 2010 Responsible for look Dev. and Concept Art of Pitch / Created using Photoshop -Lexus | Commercial Pitch: Summer '2010 Texture Artist/Modeler - Freelance, Laundry Los Angeles, CA: Summer 2010 Responsible for look Dev., Textures and CG Models -Wheat Thins Stix (Nabisco)| Commercial: Summer '2010
-State Farm Insurance| Commercial: Summer '2010 Digital Matte Painter / CG Generalist- Freelance, Shilo San Diego, CA: Summer 2010 - Oct 2010 Matte Painting/Camera Projections/Environment Design using Maya, Mudbox and Photoshop -GM (General Motors Corp)| Commercial Digital Matte Painter / Generalist- Staff, Shilo San Diego, CA: Spring 2009 - Summer 2010 Matte Painting/Camera Projections/Environment Design using Maya and Photoshop -Heineken Dr. Diesel | Commercial: Summer '2010
-Toyota Camry | Commercial Director's Treatment: Winter '2010
-Bayer | Commercial: Spring '2010
-Kraft Mac-N-Cheese | Commercial Pitch: Spring '2010
-2010 Census | Commercial: Fall '09
-Clue “Secrets and Spies | Commercial: Summer 09
-Swanson x3| Commercial: Summer 09
-Swanson “Magnet” | Commercial: Summer 09


Digital Matte Painter/Generalist- Freelance, Efactor Media| San Diego, CA: Spring 2009 Matte Paintings/concept Art/ Environment modeling and texturing GE Light Fair 2009 | Short Product Presentation: Spring 2009 


CG Texture Artist- Freelance, Red Door Interactive San Diego, CA: Fall 2008 Modeling and texturing of Various Props and Environments Adidas /Taylor Made | Short Product Presentation: fall 2008 Matte Painter/Concept Artist - Side Projects -Decepticon | Personal Project | 2013
-Tron “Disc Wars” | Personal Project | 2010
 Education Art Institute | San Diego, CA: 2005-08 
Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Animation Graduated: Summa Cum-Laude December 2008 Award: Best Portfolio Fall 2008 -References available upon Request