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Dino Ignacio

502 Sirina Court,
San Jose Ca, 95131


Skilled modeler and illustrator with expertise in facial expression and phonemes. Professional and motivated artist with production initiative and follow-through. Knows how to get things moving and finished with quality and within deadline. Keen understanding of production pipeline and interdisciplinary relations.

Education and Training

University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts
Painting and Studio Arts (1994-1997)
Academy of Art University
BFA in Computer Arts
3d Modeling (1999-2004)

Awards and Recognition

award in the category Weird for site "Bert is Evil!" (1998)
"Maritess Vs Superfriends" Best Short Film at SJU Cadre's
Armed for the Blackout

"Bad Thoughts" nominated best indie video MTV Asia (2003)
"Bad Thoughts" winner best music video San Diego Asian Film Fest (2004)

Areas of Expertise

Blendshape modeling
(expressions and phonemes) Illustration/Concept Development/Storyboards Image Manipulation (Photoshop)
3d Animatics (Maya)
Animation Production (After Effects/ Flash/ Maya)
Motion Graphic Design (After Effects/ Flash/ Maya)
Patch polygon modeling (Maya/ Lightwave)
Subdivision surface modeling (Maya/ Lightwave) Lighting and Rendering (Maya)

Work Experience

Creative director of Asian-American Music/Lifestyle Channel.

Motion Graphics Producer
Handled all motion graphics and animation for all CNET Network Entertainment properties:,, Gamespot.

Freedom of Teach

Apprentice to Tareq Mirza
Beta Tester and Motion Graphic Designer.

Bindlestiff Studio
Graphic Designer and Webmaster (2004)

Stage Designer for piNoisepop7
(August 2002)
Stage actor in "8 Stories High"
(March 2003)
Stage Manager in "Live Mo' Life"
(April 2003)
Designed Motion graphic trailer for Opening Reception
(April 2004)
Producer of Opening reception of Bindlestiff Alley

(April 2004)
Motion Graphic Designer
Animated short animation and motion graphics for the website as part of the site's featured artist program.
(April 2003)

Vector Frankenstein
Lead Visual Effects
(2003 - present)
Lead effects animation and modeling for short film "Bampinay" (March 2003) Modeled, rigged and animated bat wings and extending tongue used in two effects sequences.

Binary Soup
(1997 -1999)
Creative Director
Led a 5 person creative team in the development of numerous medium to large sized websites. Developed and designed compact disc packaging and campaigns for numerous bands. The Eraserheads, HYP, Violent Playground, etc...

Fractal Cow Studio
(1996 - present)
Lead Web Content Developer Art Director
Created and maintained "Bert is Evil!" website

Wrote and illustrated a children's book "The Tower of Misunderstanding"
published by Tamayo Publishing

Sole CG artist for flash animated web series "Mongodroids"
(August - December 2001)

Sole CG artist for flash web animation "Maritess Vs Superfriends"
(February - June 2002)

Sole CG artist for 3d Animated music video
"Bad Thoughts" for the band The Skyflakes
(February - August 2003)

[references available upon request]

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