:: pia auteried :: born 11th april 1985 ::

:: permanent resident of Canada ::

:: work experience ::

  • currently CG Animator at ICON Creative Studio, since March 2018 working on the beautiful Disney TV Show “Elena of Avalor”
  • CG Animator at Bardel Entertainment Inc. from February 2016 until March 2018.
    worked on: Nickelodeon Christmas Special “Albert” for 6 months
    worked on: Nickelodeon “Ninja Turtles” for 7 months
    worked on: DreamWorks show “Dragons: Rescue Riders” for 7 months
  • Harmony Animator at Bardel Entertainment Inc. from December 2014 until January 2016
    worked on: Disneys “Jake and the Neverland Pirates“ Season 4 for 9 months
    worked on: Warner Brothers DC Girls for 5 months
  • 3D Animator at Studio FILM BILDER in Stuttgart Germany for the animated short:
    “Wer traegt die Kosten“ in September 2014
  • 3D Animation Internship at Disney Interactive Black Rock Studio in the UK summer 2010
  • 2D Animator and Character Designer Freelance at Mark13 studio in Stuttgart (since 2008)
  • 2D Animation Intern at Primal Screen Atlanta USA from February 2007 for 6 months
  • Graphic Design Intern at promotional agency “Creativstudio Mark & Nevosad“
    in Vienna, Austria (summer 2001)

:: education ::

  • Attended AnimSquad expert course from April to June 2017
  • Attended IAnimate Online 3D Animation School from July to December 2015
    included: two courses: body mechanics and acting
  • Graduated at Filmakademie Ludwigsburg Animation Institute in March 2014,
    major: 3D Animation (worked with Dreamworks mentorship on my 3D diploma movie)
  • Exchange student at “Gobelins, l’école de l’image” 2D Animation School in Paris
    from September 2010 to July 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Media Technology And Design at the University
    of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg 2004 to 2007
  • Higher Technical School For Graphic And Design in Vienna 1999 to 2004

:: projects ::

  • Pitched the Idea of my diploma 3D animated Short to Dreamworks and was picked for a
    one year, monthly mentoring program at Filmakademie Animation Institute Ludwigsburg.
    (from January 2013 until March 2014)
  • Succeeded in creating four 3D animated short movies in small teams from October 2007
    until September 2014. The last one was my own 3D animated, stereoscopic short
    “Schwammerlbert”. (my role: Director, 3D Animation Lead, Story and Design)
  • Received a scholarship from Baden-Wuerttemberg called: Baden-Wuerttemberg Stipendium
  • Developed a fantasy character for a contest and won the first prize out of 400 others.
  • Designed a Logo for a contest of the national publisher house and won the first price.

:: software ::

  • Maya (experienced) / MGTools (advanced)
  • Harmony Toon Boom (experienced)
  • Flash (advanced)
  • After Effects (advanced)
  • Photoshop (experienced)
  • Nuke (basics) / Hiero (basics)
  • Premiere (experienced)
  • 3ds Max (basic animationworkflow)
  • ZBrush (basics)
  • UVRoadkill (experienced)
  • TVPaint (basics)
  • Illustrator (advanced)
  • InDesign (advanced)
  • Visual Studio Net (basics) / Eclipse (basics)

:: lanuages ::

  • german (native)
  • english (full professional proficiency)
  • french (elementary proficiency)
  • japanese (elementary proficiency)

:: hobbies ::

  • drawing
  • sailing / diving
  • sports
  • tea and sweets
  • computer games / board games
  • comics / movies