Mark Wurts
Summary

Lead  Artist on a variety of jobs from Broadcast, Film and Web content.  17 years experience working with a variety of companies.  I have specialized in maintaining a cohesive artistic vision along with technical excellence.



Software

5 Maya  |  5 Nuke  |  5 After Effects  |  5 Vray  |  5 Mental Ray  |  5 Photoshop

4 Mudbox  |  4 Zbrush  |  4 Illustrator

3 Mari  |  3 Flash

2 Fusion  |  1 Houdini  |  1 Krakatoa  |  1 3DS Max




Work Experience

 

Arsenal FX  |  Jan 15 – Present

Pepsi, Lexus, Amazon – VFX Supervisor

 

Stardust West  | Feb 15

Papa John’s – Onset VFX Supervisor

 

Ntropic |  Nov 14 – Dec 14

Buick - CG Lead

 

Saatchi + Saatchi  | Oct 14 – Nov 14

Toyota – Senior Lighter/Generalist

 

Ntropic/Santa Monica  |  Sept 14 – Oct 14

Head and Shoulders  - CG Lead

 

Stardust West  |  July 14 – August 14

Commercial under NDA – CG Lead

 

Arsenal FX  |  June 14 – July 14

Rosemary’s Baby – CG Generalist

 

Ntropic/Santa Monica  |  April 14 – June 14

Lincoln – CG Lead

 

Vertical  |  Jan 14 – March 14

Terminix – CG Generalist

 

Saatchi and Saatchi  |  Nov 13 – Dec 13

Lenovo – CG Lead

 

Salt    |    September 13

Commercial under NDA   – CG Generalist

 

Big Block    |    August 13

Commercial under NDA   – Nuke Compositor

 

Ntropic    |    June 13 – August 13

BMW Commercial   – CG Lead

 

Ntropic    |    April 13 – June 13

Ryse Game Trailer   – CG Lead

 

Salt   |    February 13 -April 2013

The Outlaw Run – CG Supervisor

  • Concept Design and Matte Paintings and CG Supervision

Ntropic    |    November 12 – February 13

Lincoln Commercial   – CG Supervisor/Generalist/Matte Painter

  • Storyboard, Concept Design and Animatics, CG Supervision

Franklin Templeton Investments   – Matte Painter/Nuke Compositor

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the look of city environments

 

The Band Design    |    December 12

Seattle Marines  - Concept Artist

  • Designed style frames for in stadium campaign

 

Ntropic    |    July 12 – September 12

Lincoln – Lead Artist/Storyboard Artist

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting and animation of the shot.
  • Created storyboards for sequences.
  • Setup assets and shots for spot.
  • Supervised CG team and finished shots in Nuke

 

Digital Domain    ||    May 12 – July 12

Skyy Vodka – CG Supervisor/Designer

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting and animation of the spot.
  • Setup assets and shots for spot.
  • Assigned tasks to CG team and worked with compositors.

 

Ntropic    ||    January 12 – May 12

Ford – Lead Artist

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting and animation of the shot.
  • Setup assets and shots for spot

 

Logan    ||    December 11 – December 11

Vizio – Lead Artist

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting and animation of the shot.

 

Blind    ||    October11 – December 11

Shine Harvest – Look Dev/Lighting Artist

  • Setup lighting and textures for various shots.

 

Eight VFX    ||    September11 – October 11

Jeep – Matte Painting

  • Created a variety of mate paintings to created snowed in environments on plain backgrounds.

 

Duck Studios    ||    August 11 – September 11

Cox cable- Look Dev/Lighting Artist

  • Setup lighting and textures for various shots.

 

Logan    ||    June 11 – August 11

Clinique/Sears- Lead Artist

  • Setup lighting, comping and textures for various shots.

 

Rhythm and Hues    ||    June 11 – August 11

Hot Wheels/Nascar- Concept Artist

  • Created style frames for  TV commercials.

 

Salt    ||    May 11

NFL- Concept Artist

  • Created style frames for  Broadcast Package.

 

Solid    ||    March 11

California Lottery- Concept Artist

  • Created style frames for  Television Commercials.

 

Ntropic    ||    February 11- April 11

Franklin Investments- Lead Artist/Concept Artist

  • Created style frames, modeled, lit and rendered shot for TV commercials.

 

WSR Creative    ||    December 10- January 11

Silverlit Toys- Lead Artist

  • Created CG sequences for TV commercials.

 

Rhythm and Hues    ||    October 10 – November 10

Colgate/Hot Wheels- Concept Artist

  • Created style frames for  TV commercials.

 

Gentscholar    ||    September10

Chevron- CG artist. Concept Artist.

  • Created CG Elements  for  TV commercials.

 

Digital Domain    ||    July10 – August 10

Nissan/Apple- CG Lead Artist

  • Led team of artists to create web commercials.

 

Ntropic    ||    April 10 – July 10

Sea World/Bank of NY- CGArtist

  • Created CG sea creatures and other elements for TV Commercials.

 

Bully Bros    ||    January 10 – April10

Colgate/Hot Wheels- CG Supervisor

  • Created CG snow men for  TV commercials.

 

Ntropic   ||   December 09

Shanghai world’s fair- Concept Designer

  • Created CG elements  for  TV commercials.

 

FHB Advertising    ||    October 09 – November 09

Steinmart- CG Supervisor

  • Created CG elements for  TV commercials.

 

Sunset Edit    ||    August 09 – September 09

Japanese Sports Promotion- Matte Painter

  • Created CG elements and matte paintings  for  Promotional Video.

 

Nu Systems    ||    September 09

Un named Film Project- Concept Artist

  • Created concept art for film project.

 

Brand New School    ||    June09- July 09

Tivo- CG Artist

  • Created CG elements for  TV commercials.

 

Nerve Films    ||    May 09- June 09

VW- Matte Painter

  • Created matte paintings for  TV commercials.

 

Zoic    ||    March 09

Human Target- Concept Artist

  • Created concept designs for Television Show.

 

Asylum    ||    January 09 – February 09

Transformers 2- Digital Artist

  • Created Motion Graphics for  Film sequences.

 

Superfad    ||    December 08 – January 09

Ishares- Digital Artist

  • Created CG elements for TV commercials.

 

Radium    ||    October 08 – December 08

Hershey/Cobra golf clubs- Digital Artist

  • Created Cg elements for TV commercials

 

Imaginary Forces    ||    October 08

Nascar- Concept Artist.

  • Created Motion Graphics for  Film sequences.

 

Digital Kitchen    ||    July 08 – August 08

ATT Uverse- Concept Artist

  • Created Concept frames and environments for TV Commercial campaign.




Education

Art Center College of Design            B.S. Industrial Design            1995