Hamish  Beachman

Hamish Beachman

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First Name * Hamish
Last Name * Beachman
Username * hbeachman
Country * New Zealand
City Wellington
Nationality New Zealand
Languages English


Current Position Senior Environment Artist
Current Company Weta Digital


Availability: Freelance
Website hamishbeachman.blogspot.com/


2003 - Diploma of Computer Animation at the MEDIA DESIGN SCHOOL Auckland, New Zealand. Graduated with Distinction.

2003 - Official internship with the art department at NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magazine, Washington D.C. USA.

2003/2004 Media Design School - Teacher covering rigging in Maya.

2003/2004 Lamp Post Productions- Work with the art director on pre-viz models for ice sculptures.

2004/2005 – BINARY STAR GAME COMPANY, Auckland. Lead 3D.
My responsibilities included the planning of the schedule and production pipeline, the management of staff and the organization of asset creation
for the game, to liaison with concept artists and the 3D artists to assure its accuracy and quality. I also worked with programmers to check on
optimization of assets.

2005/2009 – YUKFOO ANIMATION STUDIOS, Auckland. Lead 3D.
At this company, I was in charge of managing 3D for the use in commercials, and more recently videogames assets. I oversaw and did the modeling,
rigging, texturing, lighting and render for all 3D jobs, as well as the scheduling and creation of assets, quality control and trouble shooting and
occasionally animation. This often entails that I liaisoned with clients.

2009 – WETA DIGITAL, Wellington. Assistant Technical Director.
I was hired at Weta Digital as an Assistant TD, but had the opportunity to also run 3 shots as a Lighting TD.

2010-WETA WORKSHOP.Freelance work for WETA PRODUCTIONS the TV department of WETA WORKSHOP


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