Lenny Gordon
Reels Experience 3D Stills Web Design Ad Design 2D Stills

 

Professional Experience:

Luma Pictures, Santa Monica, CA 05/2009 - Current
Lead CG Tracker  
  • Lead and teach a team of CG Trackers to achieve highest quality camera tracks and CG virtual sets for use in digital effects.
  • Program tools to increase work flow speed using Python and Pymel for use within Maya.
  • Research and review new software tools to be implemented into the CG pipeline.
  • Create CG virtual cameras that exactly mimic the movement of real world cameras used to film major motion pictures. Create CG virtual environments that replicate original real world film sets that laying the foundation for animators, lighters, and compositors to work within.
  • Use blueprints and schematics to replicate and maintain consistent CG virtual sets that mimic real world film sets.
  Credited Films: Allegiant, Deadpool, The Moon and the Sun, In the Heart of the Sea, The Last Witch Hunter, The Vatican Tapes, Ant-Man, Age of Ultron, The Age of Adaline, Insurgent, Run All Night, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., I, Frankenstein, Thor: The Dark World, Saving Mr. Banks, Prisoners, RED 2, After Earth, Iron Man 3, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Oz the Great and Powerful, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Dictator, The Avengers , Underworld: Awakening, In Time, Captain America: The First Avenger, X-Men: First Class, Thor, Battle Los Angeles, The Green Hornet, True Grit, El Dorado.
The Hideout Steakhouse, Santa Ysabel, CA 10/2007 - 05/2009
Manager  
  • Supervise a working crew of several employees to help maintain a level of quality exceeding customers expectations.
  • Document a detailed database of weekly financial reports.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of supplies to use then for purchases from vendors on a weekly schedule.
  • Raise moral and work productivity assuring a profitable business.

Engelbrecht Advertising, Chico, CA 06/2003 - 09/2007
Graphic Artist  
  • Design, model, rig, animate, light, texture and render several well received animated television commercials for successful clients such as Robinson Casino and Resort, The Blaze Radio and Gallaghers.
  • Compositing and video editing for several television commercials.
  • Design, create, program and install numerous websites including ASP and SQL databases that surpassed clients expectations.
  • Design and create countless magazine and newspaper ads as well as many advertising campaigns and logos.
  • Repair, update and maintain a functional ftp and file storage server system as well as company work stations.
  • Assist in raising a level of quality production that maintained profitable yearly contracts with our clients.

Sony Computer Entertainment America, Foster City, CA 02/2001 - 02/2003
First Party Quality Assurance  
  • Systematically locate and document errors in video game titles keeping a high level of quality maintained.
  • Suggest potential improvements to video games titles.
  • Locate and document technical requirement checklist errors in video game titles.
  • Titles worked on include Jack and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, Ico, Primal, Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus as well as many others.


Skills/ Programs:


Maya (Advanced), Z Brush (Advanced), SynthEyes (Advanced) , PF Track (Advanced), Photoshop (Advanced), Illustrator (Advanced), After Effects (Advanced), 3d Studio Max, Lightwave, SoftImage, 3D Modeling (Advanced), 3D Animation, UV Mapping(Advanced), Rigging(Advanced), Lighting, Shader Networks, Rendering and Texture Painting, Compositing, C++ Programming and ASP Programming.


Education:


CSU Chico Computer Science with Graphics and Animation
1996 - 2000
De Anza College Graphics and Animation Program 2002 - 2004