Ghaith Haqi

3D Senior Artist

Address: Budapest, Hungary  

Phone: +90 539 357 1484

E-mail: ghaithmoh85@gmail.com

Date of birth: 1985-06-23

 

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I’m an experienced 3D Artist and Animator, skilled in high and low poly modelling, texturing, lighting and animation. I have a good understanding of organic anatomy, cartoon and environment. Besides I have great patience to recreate clean topology and open smooth UV.

 

I am currently looking for a suitable vacancy and a opportunity to work with a team of qualified and diverse people in order to be able to develop my experience and career.

Experience

2020/08 - present

2018/10 - 2020/08

Director & Senior 3D Generalist        

OK Toons. Istanbul, Turkey  

  • Responsible for directing 10 episode of a cartoon TV series.  

  • Responsible for establish creative standards for the project and work closely with the 3D team, 2d team and Composting team to make sure that all work meets this standard.

  • Responsible for manages projects from pre through to post production, finished art and delivery working with producer and project manager.

  • Responsible for leading Creative teams in the successful creation and production of design solutions for the project.

  • Responsible for modeling 3D characters (high poly, low poly) for animation TV series. 

  • Responsible for texture 3D characters for animation TV series. 

  • Responsible for design and modeling and texturing 3D Environment.

  • Responsible for 3D lighting environment.

  • Responsible for environment matte painting.

Senior 3D Generalist       

Gameloft. Hungary, Budapest

  • Responsible for modeling and texturing 3D game assets (Characters, and environment).

  • Responsible for character rigging and animations.

  • Responsible for creating Games Ads videos for social media, games like ( Dragon mania legends and Disney getaway blast).

2017/05 - 2018/08

Senior 3D Generalist

HES Games. Istanbul, Turkey 
  • Responsible for modeling 3D characters (high poly, low poly) for video games. 

  • Responsible for modeling 3D weapons (low poly) for video games. 

  • Responsible for texture 3D characters for video games. 

  • Responsible for game characters and weapons animation.  

  • Responsible for modeling and texturing 3D Environment.

2015/10 - 2017/04

 Director & Filming & 3D Artist Supervisor 

Harlow Media – a branch of Harlow International. Baghdad, Iraq
  • Directing and filming a package of spots, advertising videos and documentary films produced for the Iraqi Ministry of Defense.

  • A wide range of media production for well-known political campaigns including leading political figures like EX PM Abadi, Ex Defense minister, Khalid AL Ubaidi and Ex PM Nouri Al Maliki.

2014/10 - 2015/10

 Director & Filming & 3D Artist Supervisor 

Seacoast (media production). Baghdad, Iraq
  • Directing and filming  a number of spots (anti-terror, rumors) & (Iraqi military Support) that been broadcasted on plenty of Iraqi channels.

  • Directing and animating 2 3D TV spots (anti-terror, rumors) that been broadcasted on plenty of Iraqi channels.

  • Developing high fidelity, photo real 3D models of characters and objects.

  • Work's with the production team (Model and Texture Supervisors and Technical Directors) for television commercials.

2014

3D Artist Supervisor & Designer 

The national Anti-Terror campaign. Baghdad, Iraq

  • Designed and produced a number of posters & advertising boards in the

  • national campaign against terror/ISIS in Iraq during the election of 2014 within Animania Production ( Iraqi advertising & designing company).

  • Co working with the production team (Model and Texture Supervisors and Technical Directors) for television commercials.

  • Conceptual solutions for modeling assignments with limited or no conceptual artwork and/or art direction. 

2014/04 - 2014/08

Lead 3D Artist & VFX

National health campaign of the USAID in IRAQ. Baghdad, Iraq

  • Responsible for the 3D department Involved in most aspects of CG production work including bidding, modeling, animation, lighting, final rendering primarily for television commercials and music videos.

  • Responsible for VFX scenes used in the television commercials.

2013/04 - 2013/12

Lead 3D Artist & Editor 

Baghdad Night (short film). Dubai international film festival 
  • Responsible for building digital characters/creatures and their look development. 

  • Responsible for texture and shader characters/creatures.

  • Rigging and animation for the characters.

  • Responsible for lighting, rendering and composition.

  • Video editing for the film.

2012/04 - 2013/06

Motion Graphics Designer & Director

Al-Iraqi TV Channel. Baghdad, Iraq
  • Responsible for the creation animations with mimic motion used in films, websites, and television productions.

  • Responsible for directing TV shows. 

2011/03 - 2012/03

3D Artist, Motion Graphics Designer & Director

Action Production. Erbil, Iraq
  • Responsible for directing TV commercials. 

  • Responsible for the creation animations with mimic motion used in films, websites, and television productions.

  • Responsible for modeling and texturing 3D characters and environments.

2007 - 2011/01

3D Artist & Director 

Al Ghaith for Artistic Production. Iraq & Syria
  • Responsible for directing TV animated series, TV commercials and animated songs. 

  • Responsible for the 3D department Involved in most aspects of CG production work including bidding, modeling, animation, lighting, final rendering for television commercials and music videos.

2009/07 - 2010/10

Instructor of 3D Animation

Children’s Cultural Center.  Doha, Qatar
  • Teaching the basic and advanced aspects of 3D animation development using 3Ds Max.

2007/03 - 2009/01

3D Artist & Director

Iraqi Media Network. Damascus, Syria
  • Responsible for directing 15 television 3D songs.

  • Responsible for modeling and texturing 3D characters and environments.

  • Rigging and facial animation and lip-sync animation for the characters.

2005/06 - 2005/12

3D Animator & Modeler

Kurdsat TV Channel.  Sulymania, Iraq
  • Responsible for modeling, animation and rendering of characters and models for television shows and commercials.

2000/01 - 2004/01

3D Animator & Modeler

Al Ghaith for Artistic Production. Amman, Jordan
  • Responsible for modeling, texturing, rigging, animation and rendering of characters and models for television series, commercials, shows and music videos.

  • Creating facial animation and lip-sync animation.

Education

2007

College of Fine Art, University Of Baghdad. Baghdad, Iraq

Bachelor's in Cinema Directing

2003

Al-Etihad High School. Amman, Jordan

Baccalaureate Degree in Science

Skills

PRIMARY SKILLS: modeling (character & environment, high and low poly), texturing/UV, shaders, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering, editing and directing.

SOFTWARE: 3Ds Max, Maya, Zbrush, MarvelousDesigner, Unreal engine, substance painter,  V-ray, Marmoset Toolbag, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effect, Mocha Pro.

Languages

Arabic: Native,  English: Advanced,  Spanish: Beginner

Awards

3DTotal Excellence Award

Interests

Reading, painting, playing video games, collecting movies and traveling.