Contacts

Name: Shahar Eldar

Phone: 818-251-0750

E-mail: shahar2k@gmail.com

Address: 5619 Kinston Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Objectives

My objective is to become a creative and productive member of a development team. I aim to enhance, support and contribute to the development of high quality games to the best of my skills. learn and expand my own skills by working and collaborating with team members.

Skills

3D art packages: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk 3D studio MAX, Pixologic Z-brush, XSI Softimage

2D art packages: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Combustion, Corel Painter

Operating Systems: Window Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Dos, Apple OSX

Languages: Fluent in English and Hebrew

Other: Traditional art, drawing, painting, sculpture, HTML creation and light web coding (PHP, Javascript), familiar with C++ and various other scripting languages.

Work Experience

2006-2009:
3D Modeler and Effects Artist
Virtueplay, Los Angeles, CA
Created assets for Lunar Racing Championship, a game due for release in Q2 2009

2005-2006:
Lead 3D Modeler
Valandil Mod
Created 3D Characters and props, as well as high resolution Zbrush character creation.

2004-2008:
Teacher's Assistant
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Teacher's Assistant assisting students in After Effects, Motion Graphics, Maya and Zbrush.

2003-2004:
Tutor
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Tutor in 3D studio Max, general assistance for students learning 3D Studio.

2003:
3D Modeler
Surrogate Interactive
Weapon modeling for Morbid Inclination, a released Half Life modification.

2003:
Tutor
Moorpark Community college, Moorpark, CA
Tutor in Logic and Philosophy, general and review assistance for students enrolled in Logic and Philosophy courses.

2002:
2D Artist
Global-RD software, Israel.
Created all visual elements in Catapults freeware game and various other software.

2001-2002:
Light IT work
Moorpark Community College, Moorpark, CA
Computer repair technician at Students with Disabilities Center, maintenance and upkeep on a small network of computers and specialty computer equipment for disabled students.

Education

2003-2006:
Otis College of Art and Design
Los Angeles, CA
Graduated Bachelors of Arts Degree

1999-2003:
Moorpark Community College
Moorpark, CA
General Education, Art and Programming concentration, 6 Semesters completed

1995-1999:
Oak Park High school
Oak Park, CA
Graduated