Rhodri Matthews

Generalist TD

Northampton, United Kingdom
I'm a UK based 3D Generalist . I work predominately as a Lighting and Rendering TD / CG Artist, but also have experience with match-move, dynamics, animation and rigging.

Work Experience

RJDM Studios

Lead Lighting and Rendering TD & CG Artist

I'm primarily responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the render-farm at RJDM, along with render-wrangling using Smedge.

I've worked to develop the 3D pipeline, using Maya, Mental-Core & Mental-Ray, and set-up the lighting and rendering on all CG projects along with building the shader networks, and a large amount of texture creation.

I've also modelled and textured several of the full CG environments and a large number of props for projects.
August 2012 - November 2014 United Kingdom

Dinamo Productions

Lead CG Artist - Abadas

Responsible for the modelling/sculpting, unwrap & texturing on approx 115 props to be rendered out in Maya and animated in Cel-Action.

Set-up & configured HDR lighting on scenes before rendering.

Managed own deadlines and time for the duration of the project.
July 2011 - January 2012 United Kingdom

Dinamo Productions

CG Generalist - Iconicles

Cebeebies 'Iconicles'

Modelled a 1:1 recreation of the live set from blueprints and measurements in Maya for use in camera tracking, animation and rendering.

Modelled several of the full CG props as well as a large number of props for shadow-catch and masking.

Worked on nParticle set up.

Assistant camera tracking - was responsible for a large number of the locked off shots and a several of the tracking cameras using Match Mover.

Assisted the rendering team.
August 2010 - July 2011 United Kingdom

Dramatico Animation

CG Generalist - The Wombles

November 2014 - February 2015 London, United Kingdom

Double Negative

Generalist TD

February 2015 - Present London, United Kingdom


University Of Glamorgan

BA 1st Computer Animation

I attended the University of Glamorgan for 3 years on the BA computer animation course. I graduated with a 1st in 2010 and had specialised in the computer artists track of the course.
September 2007 - June 2010 United Kingdom

Exeter College CCI

Drawing & Illustration Foundation Degree Merit

I attended Exeter CCI for a year and graduated my drawing & illustration foundation degree with merit.
September 2006 - June 2007 Exeter, United Kingdom


English (Native),


3D Modelling, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Autodesk 3Ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Mudbox, Backburner, Boujou, Lighting, Matchmoving, Mental Core , Mental Ray, Pixologic ZBrush, Render Wrangling, Rendering, Smedge, Texturing, VRay, Vue,