Résumé

Last updated: Sep 4, 2017 @ 2:18 pm

Huey Yeng | 3DCG FX Artist

tel: +60 18 2032722
web: https://taukeke.com

Email: huey(dot)yeng(dot)mmu(alias)gmail(dot)com
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OBJECTIVE

To be a competent VFX artist that pushes the limit of the CGI delivery through automation by writing scripts that complies with the pipeline standard.

EXPERIENCE

Flystudio Malaysia (June 2015 – June 2017)

June 2015 to Jan 2017

  • GANTZ: O (ガンツ:オー)
    • FX artist for GANTZ: O using primarily FumeFX in 3dsmax to create Smoke/Dust, RealFlow for Blood simulation and Maya for ready-made assets (e.g. Fog, Debris, Sparks).
    • Optimising Vray rendering pipeline in Maya to minimise rendering time without sacrificing huge Image Quality for WIP delivery to Digital Frontier (DF) Japan.
    • Temporary transfer to animation team as part of MotionBuilder training for 3 weeks. Duties include cleaning up mocap data and keyframe animation through constant check back with supervisor.
  • Infini-T Force (インフィニティ フォース)

    • FX artist for the pilot episode of Infini-T Force using ready-made FX assets and custom in-house renderer from DF.
  • Unannounced 3DCG pachislot
    • Create new custom FX assets as required by DF for rapid use by other FX artists to handle large amount of cuts in limited time through heavy automation using custom self-written MEL Script in Maya and Javascript in After Effects for consistent output.
    • Utilise ready-made FX assets and also assist in creating FX assets for other artists to use.
    • Mentoring junior FX artists in catching up with the studio’s internal pipeline to improve productivity in delivering the FX cuts.
  • LiVEMAX Japan TVC

Feb 2017 to June 2017

  • King of Shadow (Malaysian CGI Movie Teaser)
    • Environment Art Director and Sole Compositor for the whole 5 mins teaser.
    • Duties include R&D for look dev, matte painting and compositing using Maya, Photoshop and AE.
    • Delegate duties to juniors to train their skills in lighting and rendering using Vray.
  • 猎兽少女 (China Movie)
    • Minor role as FX artist in providing dust sim and rigid body dynamics. Also double up as Nuke artist to provide slap comp with detailed rotoscope to integrate the FX render seamlessly.

Incriminate (a short film by Cheah Wenjian)
June 2014 – April 2015

  • Visual Effects Generalist and Director of Photography freelancer.

Multimedia University Cyberjaya
November 2013 – October 2015

  • Guest lecture for Matte Painting Workshop focusing on preparing photography material, the execution in Photoshop to basic compositing in Nuke and After Effects.

MFX Sdn. Bhd. (https://mfx.st/)
March 2013 – June 2013

  • Internship at VFX Department with a strong focus in matte painting work.
  • TVC projects worked on:
    • Mirinda Fun Bubbles (CHINA) – Roto/Paint/Matte Painting
    • Besturn X80 (CHINA) – Roto/Paint/Matte Painting
    • Chipsmore What a Ride (MALAYSIA) – Roto/Motion Graphic/Matte Painting
    • DiGi Viral Internet/Deezer (MALAYSIA) – Roto/Matte Painting
    • Djarum Indonesia Open 2013 (INDONESIA) – Roto/Paint
    • U Mobile Mobile/Credit/Data Plan (MALAYSIA) – Roto/Paint

SOFTWARE

VFX/3DCG

  • High familiarity:
    • Nuke (Compositing, Keying, CameraTracker, Roto, Colour Grading)
    • After Effects (Compositing, Keying, Rotoscoping)
    • Maya (nParticles, nCloth, Lighting/Rendering, MEL Script)
    • 3ds Max (FumeFX, Pflow, MassFX, Lighting/Rendering, Modelling, MAX Script)
    • RealFlow (SPH Fluid sim)
    • Vray (Lighting/Materials creation, Render Elements for compositing and Render Optimisation)
    • Octane Render (Lighting/Materials creation, Render Elements for compositing and Render Optimisation)
    • Photoshop (Matte Painting, Illustration, Texture Creation/Cleanup)
  • Intermediate:
    • Houdini
    • Python
    • Javascript
    • Mocha
    • Mari
    • Shake
    • Premiere Pro
    • PFTrack
  • Beginner:
    • Git
    • Motionbuilder
    • Hiero

Operating System

  • High familiarity:
    • Windows, DOS, OSX
  • Beginner:
    • Ubuntu/Linux

RECOGNITION

  • The Star Education Fund Scholarship Recipient:
    • Bachelor Degree in Animation and Visual Effects at Multimedia University
    • Diploma in Illustration and Comics at The One Academy of Communication Design
  • Featured in ImagineFX’s FXPose Issue 57 and FXPose DVD Issue 52
  • Image of the Day feature on ImagineFX Website (Sept 25 2009) (link unavailable due to major website redesign)

EDUCATION

Multimedia University Cyberjaya, Malaysia 2011-2014
Bachelor Degree in Animation and Visual Effects – Second Class (Upper Division) (CGPA: 3.63)
– Full tuition scholarship by The Star Education Fund

The One Academy of Communication Design, Malaysia 2006-2009
Diploma in Illustration and Comics (CGPA 3.28)
– Full tuition scholarship by The Star Education Fund

MARA Junior Science College Kota Kinabalu 2004-2005

LANGUAGES

Fluent in English and Malay

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2010: Attended Double Negative Singapore 2D Workshop (August 2010) covering introduction to rotoscoping and patching in Shake.

2007 – 2009:
Class monitor for Illustration class Batch 65 at The One Academy.

2009:
Head of Desktop Publishing for Batch 65 Graduation Showcase book.

LINKS

PORTFOLIO WEBSITE & BLOG:
https://taukeke.com

CURRENT DEMO REEL:
https://vimeo.com/126040173

*Higher bitrate H.264 version (219MB):
https://storage.googleapis.com/taukeke-files/Huey%20Yeng.2015.VFX.Demoreel.HQ.mp4

LINKEDIN
https://www.linkedin.com/in/hueyyeng