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Will Samatis | Elance
 
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Will Samatis

Animator/Designer/Director
   United States
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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44
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An experienced artist and animator utilizing both 2D and 3D visuals, having worked with many of the major media production company and brands around the world. Providing a range of services from illustrations and storyboards, to motion graphics and fully animated shorts - the majority of my work lives within the gaming and film industries.

I take pride in every project, aiming to deliver and surpass expectations.

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Apr 24, 2014|Animation|Private|Working
Mar 20, 2014|Animation|Private|Completed
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4.9
Jan 22, 2014|Animation|Private|Working
Jan 11, 2014|Animation|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Fantasy Illustration
Illustrated and rendered in 3d (fish bowl) for the cover of "3D Motion Graphics:...
Part of an illustrated series of parody movie posters playing on classic films with a...
Painted in Photoshop
Abstract Illustration
Photo Illustration I created for a cover story on Real Estate.
Photo Illustration I created for a cover article..
A photo illustration for a cover story focusing on the future of green technology.
A logo I illustrated for a club DJ/Producer.
Illustration of a legendary ram.
3d Cel shaded model
Team lineup for activity book
Designed as mascots of a team.
Character designs for an animated music video.
Artwork and design for an iOS game.
Created for a club located at a Water Park.
A 3D scene created and rendered in a cel shaded style.
A creature half-snake and half-tiger. Created as a low-poly design.
Various concept designs and development of this logo.
A few variations of the logo design.
A Minecraft inspired concept illustration of a bridge.
Drawn and then painted in Photoshop.
Drawn and then painted in Photoshop.
Concept illustration for a world map.
An illustration from a children's book.

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
My Score
avg
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe After Effects
Adobe After Effects 7.0 Test
My Score
avg
Adobe Flash
3ds Max

Service Description

Offering a broad, dynamic span of work in regards to illustration, design, and animation.

Storyboards/Animatics
Character Design and Animation
Concept Illustration and Painting
Technical Illustrations
Flash Graphics
Logo Design/Illustration
Intro and Swiping Motion Graphics
Photo Effects

3D modeling and animation from characters and environments to visual effects.
Low-poly Characters
Model Degradation/Optimization
Texture Map Unwrapping and Painting
Character and Vehicle Animation
Architectural Rendering





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Employment

Official Will Studios
Animator/Designer/Director
2006 - Present
Producing illustration, animation, and 3D modeling work for a variety of clients across the entertainment industry - including ESPN, Reebok, Red Bull, Elsevier, and many others.
Deos Animation Studios
Artist & Animator
2010 - 2012
Developing graphics, artwork, and animation for Flash games and interactive websites.
The Warren Group
Graphic Artist
2007 - 2010
Created digital illustrations and custom graphics to run with published content. Developed animated graphics for the web and marketing materials. Producing two weekly newspapers, designing...
Turbine
Production Artist
2008 - 2009
Games: Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Worked with the technical art team to successfully prepare and create degrades, replications, variants and geometry cleanup on game assets...

Education

New England Institute of Art
Media Arts and Animation, Bachelors
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Keywords

Illustration
Animation
3D
Artist
2D
game
film
effects
after effects
gaming
concept art
storyboard
photoshop
motion graphics
kinetic text
My Snapshot
Design & Multimedia
5
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
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8
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Milestones
Hours
Reviews
4.9
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Private
Private
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
WSamatis
Type
Individual
Member Since
July 2009
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