Trevor Coates trading as Leapfrog Strategic Communications for 14 years.

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Trevor Coates trading as Leapfrog Strategic Communications for 14 years.
As a freelancer I work in Motion design, VFX, post production, 3D and games.
Using After Effects, Maya and Photoshop in some combination every day. Covering motion graphics, design, editing, sound design, AE particle effects,
modelling, rigging, animating, texturing, MEL and dynamics (particles, fl
uids & nCloth), rendering in Mental Ray, editing in Final Cut and develop with
Unity3D.
I hold a Cert IV level II in workplace training and have over 5 years classroom teaching and curriculum development experience. I have also mentored
a number of associates.
The primary software tools I use are:
After Effects, Maya and Photoshop in some combination every day. Covering motion graphics, design, editing, sound design, AE particle effects, modelling,
rigging, animating, texturing. Some MEL and dynamics (particles, fl
uids & nCloth). Rendering in Mental Ray compositing in After Effects and editing in Final Cut.
Secondary tools are:
SynthEyes for camera and object tracking. Mocha Pro for planar tracking and rotoscoping. MudBox and zBrush for 3D sculpting. Topogun for retopology. Image
modeier for scene survey and calibrating 3D cameras from still images. Poser for sourcing human models. Unity3D for games development.
The following summary describes some of the projects That I have been involved in over the past three years:
2010
Collaborating with Fine Art Photographer Claudia Terstappen for mid 2011 exhibition in Germany
Claudia is Head of Photography at Monash University – on-going experimental project
- Various images to be animated using After Effects and Maya (concept under development)
Motion & 3D animation for Dexion through Jones Davis BBN
- 5 part set of 60 sec case studies all 3D
- Pre-Viz and story development
- Modelling, rigging, animation , lighting, rendering, compositing, editing and sound mixing
Camera tracking for Vodaphone TVC through Fuel VFX
- Multiple shots for 60 & 30sec TVC
Motion & 3D graphics Optus through Optus Media Solutions
- Motion graphics for multiple BtoB projects
- All design, chroma key, tracking and animation.
Asset creation for iPhone applications using Unity3D for Mashinery
- Motion graphics for intro and cut scenes
- 3D modelling and animation
- Import and assembly in Unity3D
- Graphics production in PhotoShop
- Foley and ambient sound design
Identity for Delhi Commonwealth Games for Foxtel through Inkproject
- Motion graphics
- Compositing
- Colour grade
- Rotoscoping
6 min surfi
ng spot for VW through Yahoo 7
- Colour grade
- Motion graphics
- On-line edite
VFX and asset creation for Suzuki through Fluid Post
- Match move camera tracking program ident Suzuki
- Motion graphics
- Create 3D environment VUE8.5
Various TVCs for Lionsgate through Zealot
- Motion graphics
Motion Design for Hopscotch FIlms through Haywire
- Titles in TVC for Centurion
Added motion design for various length idents through US advertising – currently on-going
- Various idents for the SBS coverage of the South African Soccer World Cup
- Graphics, colour grade and off-line/on-line
Jones Davis BBN
- For Dexion Integrated Systems
- Update existing and create new 3D models
- Rig for animation
- Light
- Create and animate 2 x 3D scenes from story boards and render
VFX and asset creation for Rotor Studios
- Match move camera tracking various shots various TVCs Toyota
- Motion graphics for hype reel for Toyota Camry Hybrid
- Create 3D cloud fl
y-over in VUE8 (client pitch)
- Under development 3D game pitch
Match move camera tracking for Tex Whitney Productions
- Using SynthEyes tracking 76 shots for GE Medical totalling 6.5 mins of fi
nished footage
- Composited live action with 3D and colour grade using After Effects
Motion grahics and asset creation for Saatchi & Saatchi
- Toyota hype reel parts there of
When not freelancing I am working on iPhone 3D game for the App Store a wholly in-house production.
- Registered Apple iPhone developer
- Developed and wrote game story and gameplay
- Planned designed and built gameplay area
- Designed, created and animating all characters
- In the process of assembling and testing gameplay using the Unity3D games engine and scripting in JavaScript
- Will go on to fi
nalise all aspects of the game preparation for fi
nal delivery through the App Store
2009
Created motion design for various 30sec and 15sec TVCs through Post Produktiv
- Various Sony BMG Music TVCs
- Various Warner Music TVCs
- One direct to Band TVC
VFX and asset creation for Rotor Studios – multiple projects
- Match move camera tracking various shots various TVCs
- Matt painting various shots various TVCs
- Rigged a 2D frog in After Effects ready for animation in a Hino TVC
- Retouched various backgrounds for Lexus range run out print campaign
- Created realistic number plates for Corrolla range run out print campaign
- Rendered photorealistic 3d Yaris for print campaign
- Rendered photorealistic 3d audio unit to update in-dash unit for brochure
- Developed particle effects for Lexus TVC using After Effects
When not freelancing I am working on iPhone 3D game for the App Store a wholly in-house production.
- Registered Apple iPhone developer
- Developed and wrote game story and gameplay
- Planned designed and built gameplay area
- Designed, created and animating all characters
- In the process of assembling and testing gameplay using the Unity3D games engine and scripting in JavaScript
- Will go on to fi
nalise all aspects of the game preparation for fi
nal delivery through the App Store
VFX and asset creation for P&O through Fluid Post
- Match move camera tracking program ident Suzuki
- Motion graphics
- Create 3D environment VUE8.5
VFX for Corolla TVC through Ashford Films now Rotor Studios – multiple projects
- designed and produced sparks, smoke and explosion particle effects
- Wholly produced and rendered in After Effects
Tree and vegetation creation for Opening Scenes for feature “Accidents Happen” through Cutting Edge Sydney
- Working under direction from SFX supervisor and lead compositor
- Creating trees and foliage using VUE6.5
- Final render layers composite ready and test composting in After Effects
2008
3D technology demos for Mazda through Bullseye Digital Melbourne 15 x 3.5mins
- Design, direction and script interpretation
- Overseeing one other 3D artist.
- In Maya rigged main vehicle, asset creation, created all textures nodes and pre-sets, animation and rendering
- Final compositing and editing in After Effects
- Sound design
Subversive Games - 'Morgan's Heir' pirate in-game cinematics:
- Design, direction and script interpretation
- Overseeing two other 3D artist
- Ocean battle scenes – Design and direction overseeing two 3D artists
- Designed and animated all Morgan the Pirate scenes
- Used Motion Builder to rig, animate, lip sync and render
- Used Maya to create background for all Morgan scenes and render
- Final editing and composting in After Effects
- Sound design
Designed and produced motion graphics for "2008 Tour Down Under" through The Girl Director
- Created in Maya and After Effects
- 1 x main opener
- 1 x 30 second ad
- 8 x lower thirds
- 8 x stage intros
3D photorealistic assets for launch of Lexus GS450h Hybrid through Saatchi and Saatchi
- Overseeing one other 3D artist
- Assembled, modifi
ed and lightened supplied CAD data
- Created studio for lighting and rendering dealer shots
- Created the main GS450h digital assets for editorial DPS published in Australian News Paper
- Rendering through Maya and compositing in PhotoShop
3D photorealistic assets for Tooheys New Supercold launch bus sides, posters and beer mats
- Overseeing one other 3D artist.
- Design and shaping
- Compositing in PhotoShop
3D assets for Sea Folly Website relaunch through Deepend Digital
- Overseeing one other 3D artist.
- Creation and animation of 3D swimwear using Maya
- Author’s corrections to 3D swimwear using Maya
- Rendering in Maya
Opening ceremony and coverage assets for the Doha Asian Games through Spinifex
- Overseeing two other 3D artists
- Design, direction and script interpretation
- Water through dunes and sun ribbon graphics designed and created in Maya composited in After Effects
- Falcon Fly-over using Maya fl
uid dynamics and VUE6 landscape
- Storm clouds using Maya fl
uid dynamics and VUE6 landscape
- Opening scene Nebula and Galaxy simulations Maya fl
uids and particle dynamics
- Final compositing and editing in After Effects
Multiple projects for Mojo Publicis
- Overseeing one other 3D artist
- Westfi
eld Planet - Modeled 3D grass planet and escalator, texture and rendering. Then compositing in PhotoShop.
- Coke Bottle Caps – Photoreal rendering and compositing in PhotoShop.
- 2 x Metamucil Animatics animated and edited in After Effects and sound design
Multiple projects for DDB
- 2 x animatics for Wrigley's breath fresh gum animated and edited in After Effects
- 2 x animatics for Wrigley's mouthwash gum animated and edited in After Effects
Multiple projects for Fish Films
- 2 x retail car TVCs designed and edited in After Effects
- 1 x TVC for fi
nance company edifi
ed in FCP
- 4 x corporate videos edifi
ed in FCP
Multiple projects for Chop Suey Industries
- Overseeing one other 3D artist
- Kit Kat - Modeled family size chocolate bar and created chocolate shader and fi
nal renders PhotoShop composite
- Listerine – 3D fonts and brush metal shader for “A Blast that Lasts” ad campaign and fi
nal renders PhotoShop composite
- Lynx Antiperspirant – Created 3D model textures, shaders and Renders and fi
nal renders PhotoShop composite
Jones Davis BBN
- Design, direction and script interpretation
- Overseeing one other 3D artist
- Design, location and refi
nement of 3D assets
- Sound design
- Motion graphics in Maya and After Effects
- Final composite in After Effects
- Final edits in FCP
University of NSW various multilingual video and DVD projects
- Edit video
- Design and produce motion graphics
- Design and produce DVDs