José AntonioPáez Jurado

Barcelona, Spain

I am a digital artist and designer and I was involved in diferents projects. I started my career in the world of architecture. I have done perspectives of shopping centres , buildings, houses, and other facilities over the whole world. Actually I'm working in the entertainment industry. I have worked at the animation films "Daddy I'm a zombie" and "The heart of the oak."
I am always on the look out for interesting projects and challenges.

Experience

  • Senior lighting/rendering at "The heart of the oak"
    Barcelona
    Jan 2012 - Oct 2012
    Digital dreams films, S.L.
    I worked rendering and lighting in the animation film "The heart of the oak." I did all the research and the pipeline to work whith Maya and Max together. I create the set project for the part of the film did with Maya.
    This film has been nominated for the Goya 2013 awards in the "best animation film" category.
  • Modeler at "Barça histories"Edit
    Barcelona
    Dec 2011 - Dec 2011
    Digital dreams films, S.L.
    I worked as a modeler doing "blend shapes" for the tv serie "Barça histories."
  • Senior lighting/rendering at "Daddy I'm a zombie"
    Barcelona
    Nov 2010 - Nov 2011
    Digital dreams films, S.L.
    I worked as 3D Generalist for the film "Daddy I'm a zombie. I worked modeling, texturing, rendering, lighting and doing the layout fot the film.
    This film was nominated for the Goya 2012 awards in the "best animation film" category.
  • Lighting & rendering Teacher
    Barcelona
    Nov 2010 - Oct 2011
    Digital dreams films, S.L.
    Teaching texturing, lighting and Mental ray for the "Training Maya" grade.
  • 3D Artist
    Barcelona
    Oct 2007 - Sep 2009
    Alteraciones
    I worked in the 3D department as a CG artist working in diferents projects making perspectives and animations of shopping centres , buildings, houses, and other facilities over the whole world.
  • Designer
    L' Hospitalet de LLobregat
    Oct 1998 - Oct 2006
    Barzano, S.A.
    I have designed stands and creating 3D perspectives for one of the most bigger companies of exhibitor using several programs of CAD.

Education

  • Design Manager Multimedia
    Barcelona
    Oct 1995 - Oct 1998
    E.S.I.

Postgraduate degree


  • Dynamics & FX
    2010 – 2010

    Specialization in dynamics, particles and FX at animation production company and authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

  • Intensive Realflow
    2009 – 2009

    Intensive training in particles and dynamics with "Realflow".

  • Character animator
    2009 – 2009

    Specialization of animation at animation production company and authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

  • Texturing & Mental Ray
    2009 – 2009

    Specialization of lighting and texturing with "Mental Ray" at animation production company and authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

  • Rigging & Setup
    2009 – 2009

    Specialization of Rigging & Setup at animation production company and authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

  • Maya training
    2007 – 2008

    Basic training Maya at animation production company and authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

  • Computer Literacy
    1998 – 1998

    I study this degree in Spain and was procesed by University of Cambridge.

  • Computer Art & Design
    1999 – 1999

    I study this degree in Spain and was procesed by University of Cambridge.

Honors & awards


  • Nominated for the Goya 2012 awards.
    Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain
    February 2012

    Nominated for the Goya 2012 awards in the "best animation film" category for "Daddy I'm a zombie."

  • "Enfants terribles" award.
    International Film Festival of Gijon
    November 2012

    Winner of the "Enfants terribles" award at the 49 edition of FICXixón for "Daddy I'm a zombie."

  • Nominated for the Gaudi 2013 awards.
    Catalonian Cinematographic Academy
    January 2013

    Nominated for the Gaudi 2013 awards in the "best animation film" category for "Daddy I'm a zombie."

  • Nominated for the Goya 2013 awards.
    Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain
    January 2013

    Nominated for the Goya 2013 awards in the "best animation film" category for "The heart of the oak."

  • "Giraldillo Junior" award.
    European Film Festival of Seville
    November 2012

    Winner of the "Giraldillo Junior" award in the IX edition of the European Film Festival of Seville for "The heart of the oak."