LIXIN(ERIC) CHEN

3D ANIMATOR | PREVIS – SHOT CREATOR

eric.anm3d@gmail.com  |  415-510-1998 | eric-3d-animation.com | http://www.linkedin.com/in/ericchen001/


Summary |

3D animator with over 3 years of professional experience in animating characters, creatures, props, and vehicles. Multiple projects experience as previs shot creator and animator. 1-year lead animator and animation producer experience on animation short film, adapt and accept change quickly from director and supervisor. Professional skills on Maya, After Effects, and Premier.


Education |

  • Academy of Art University  |  San Francisco, CA 09-2016 – 12/2019

Master of Fine Arts – Animation and Visual Effects

  • Fujian Normal University    |  Fuzhou, CHINA  09/2012 – 06/2016            

Bachelor of Arts – Digital Media Technology


Work Experience |

The Third Floor Inc – Los Angeles, CA

02/2021 – 04/2021

Previs – Shot Creator / Animator

Project: TBA Feature Film – 2022 | TBA TV series – 2022

  • Participate in 10 sequences among two projects.
  • Daily work includes creating shots and shots revision. Animating characters, creatures, props, vehicles, camera movements, and using Maya effects to create realism for shots.
  • Creating small edits for shots to preview the shot continually of sequence.
  • Taking directions from the supervisor to accomplish the requirement of the shots. 

StudioX – San Francisco, CA

05/2018 – 06/2020

3D Animator / Lead Animator / Animation Producer

3D Animated Short Film:  Alien | Coyote’s Place | JR. Giants: Foodie Cats | Dive | Steve | Good & Bad & Beautiful

  • Animator: Creating layouts from storyboards, animating characters and creatures in both cartoony style and realistic style. 
  • Lead Animator: Keeping animation quality to meet the requirements. Cooperating with the director and supervisor to accomplish the film.
  • Producer: Using Shotgun to manage tasks for artists, keeping notes of shots on track, editing sequences for daily review, cooperating with director and several departments.

Skills |

  • Software: Maya | Unreal Engine4 | Adobe After Effects | Adobe Premier | Motion Builder
  • Animation Production: Film Editing | Production Management | Shotgun (Tool)
  • Art: Illustration | Character Design

Languages |

  • English – speaking, reading, writing
  • Mandarin – native language