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Aldrich Torres

Lighting / Lookdev TD

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lighting / lookdev TD with in-depth knowledge of lighting, color and rendering techniques. Having both a strong background in traditional painting and photography. Asset look development, environments in Arnold, Vray, and Renderman. Sequence light rigs and lighting tools. I enjoy both the artistic and the technical side, as well as working efficiently optimizing scenes while retaining the highest quality.

Specialties: Lighting, lookdev, texturing, compositing

Software: Maya, Arnold, Vray, Nuke, Renderman and Houdini

Work Experience

The Mill

Lighting, lookdev

Staff lighting / lookdev
November 2014 - November 2015 Los Angeles, California, United States

Psyop

Lighting Artist

Freelance lighting artist
January 2014 - November 2014 California, United States

Zoic

Lighting Artist

Freelance lighting artist
August 2013 - November 2013 California, United States

Royale

Lighting Artist

Freelance lighting & lookdev
July 2013 - July 2013 California, United States

Digital Domain

Lighting Artist

Contract shot Lighter on Iron Man 3 "Barrel of Monkey Sequence."
Lookdev on 6 digital doubles and mk16 suit.
October 2012 - March 2013 California, United States

Rhythm & Hues

Lighting TD

Contract fx lighter on R.I.P.D (2013)
June 2012 - July 2012 California, United States

Psyop

Lighting Artist

Staff lighting & lookdev on various commercials.
March 2012 - June 2012 New York, United States

Mass Market

Lighting Artist | Generalist

Staff lighting, lookdev, texturing on various projects.
June 2010 - April 2012 New York, New York, United States

RhinoFx

Freelance Lighting Artist

Junior freelance lighting / lookdev
March 2010 - July 2010 New York, United States

Digital Domain

Lighting Intern

Lighting internship
June 2008 - August 2008 California, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

BFA Visual Effects

Where i Spent 4 years learning what I know today.
January 2006 - May 2009 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Spanish (Fluent),

Awards

Art Directors Club

ADC Silver Cube

2010

S.C.A.D VFX Show

SCAD Departmental Awards: Giant Freaking Robot chosen as best visual effects group project

2009

Frances Larkin McCommon Scholarship

SCAD Frances Larkin McCommon Scholarship awarded full scholarship

2006

The Frances Wolfson Art Scholarship

Recipient of The Frances Wolfson Art Scholarship award

2006

Best Computer Animation

Best Computer Animation in show MDCC

2006

Skills

Lighting, Lookdev, Painting, Photography, Technical Direction,