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adamjmaier@gmail.com (503) 956-7203 Los Angeles, CA www.adammaier.com EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS (B.A. ANIMATION/DIGITAL ART – 2014) STUDIO ART CENTER INTERNATIONAL (SACI) STUDY ABROAD: FLORENCE, ITALY – 2012

PROFESSIONAL UNTITLED ROBERT ZEMECKIS PROJECT (FILM) – PROFILE STUDIOS – VIRTUAL PRODUCTION/PREVIS [July 2017 – Present] - Helped build & create virtual production pipeline & on-stage virtual production EXPERIENCE operator with UE4, Mobu & Maya to stream live mocap, build, animate & render scenes for the director. WELCOME HOME (VR NARRATIVE SHORT FILMS) – SILVRSCREEN PRODUCTIONS – ANIMATION SUPERVISOR [Sept 2017 – Jan 2018] - Built & supervised animation pipeline, rigged, modeled & rendered as needed. SHADOW OF WAR (VIDEO GAME) – COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS - LEAD ANIMATOR [June 2017 – July 2018] - Full body & face motion capture cleanup & polish. UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY (VIDEO GAME) – SONY VASG/NAUGHTY DOG – CINEMATIC ANIMATOR [March 2017 – June 2017] - Full body & facial cinematic animation cleanup & polish. HEARTHSTONE (VIDEO GAME) – BLIZZARD/COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – ANIMATION SUPERVISOR [March 2017 – May 2017] - Hearthstone card animation, internal training & supervision. SNOOP DOGG VR/AR PROJECT (DEMO) – MANOCORP/COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – DEVELOPER/ANIMATOR [July 2016 – August 2017] - Developed, built and presented a VR and AR experience in UE4 PAPER GIRLS (WEB SERIES) – GLOBAL TINKER – ANIMATION, DESIGN & STORY CONSULTANT [Jan 2017 – Present] - Consulting on story, storyboards, animation, series development and pipeline. Edited trailer and provide other support where needed. COCA-COLA (COMMERCIAL) – SMOKE & MIRRORS / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – LEAD ANIMATOR [Dec 2016 – Present] - Pipeline development and facial animation lead. INJUSTICE 2 (VIDEO GAME) – NETHERREALM STUDIOS / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – LEAD ANIMATOR [June 2016 – Present] - Animation lead for facial animation in cinematics & gameplay. HAWAII FIVE-0 (TV SERIES) – CBS / PICTURESHOP / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – ANIMATION SUPERVISOR [May 2016] - In charge of animation pipeline, SDK creation, animation and reviews. TARZAN AND JANE (TV SERIES) – NETFLIX / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – LEAD ANIMATOR [April 2016 – May 2016] - Hand-keyed character animation and in charge of running internal dailies and reviews. MAFIA III (GAME) – 2K GAMES / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – LEAD ANIMATOR [Sept 2015 – Sept 2015] - In charge of facial animation, leading the animation team, final QA, and internal pipeline development. NBA 2K16 (GAME) – 2K GAMES / COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – SR. ANIMATOR [June 2015 – Sept 2015] - In charge of facial animation and reviews for a team of animators and helped develop pipeline. KASKADE – VT PRO DESIGN – MOTION GRAPHICS ANIMATOR [June 2015 – Sept 2015] - Animated projection-mapped and on-stage content. THE FLASH (TV SERIES) – CW / ENCORE - MODELER [March 2015 – May 2015] - Modeled/sculpted a digital double using Lightscan data for the character “Firestorm”. FAN (FEATURE FILM) – YASH RAJ/COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS – MODELER/ANIMATOR [October 2014 – February 2015] - Responsible for Zbrush sculpting & retopologizing of blends for digital doubles. “NIGHTS” BY ABSOLUT VODKA & VICE – VT PRO DESIGN – MOTION GRAPHICS ANIMATOR [September 2014] - Content design, creation and animation for LED installation pieces, DJ stage and bar. SEETHER “SAME DAMN LIFE” MUSIC VIDEO – HOMAGE ART & PRODUCTION – ANIMATOR/DESIGNER [September 2014] - Motion graphics design, layout, animation and compositing for Seether’s official music video. NBA 2K15 (GAME) – COUNTERPUNCH STUDIOS - ANIMATOR [May 2014 – July 2014] - Next-Gen character facial tracking, retargeting and animation. CAMP VILLAIN (SHORT ANIMATED FILM) – WRITER/DIRECTOR [January 2013 – April 2014] - Wrote and directed a short CG animated film titled “Camp Villa,IN.” BENT IMAGE LAB - ANIMATION DEPARTMENT INTERN [2010] - Mentored by studio Technical Director in CG modeling, rigging, texturing and animation. SKILLS

VOLUNTEER/ LEADERSHIP

Maya Unreal Engine 3DS Max

Faceware Zbrush Adobe Creative Suite

Animation Modeling Rigging

USC MEN’S SOCCER – HEAD COACH: [Fall 2016 - Present] KICKS FOR KIDS: [Fall 2013 – 2015] PALESTINIAN CHILDREN’S RELIEF FUND (PCRF) GALA: [OCTOBER 2010]

Client Facing/Sales Leadership Soccer

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