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Vitor Teixeira

Director

Porto, Portugal
Vitor Teixeira is a Creative Director || 3D Artist || Motion Designer focused in the development of creative effects for different media. With the ability to work across disciplines, his work tries to explore the relations between Design and Fx to create tailored content in a finely crafted way.

Work Experience

Sitting Duck - Creative Effects Boutique

Founder / Creative Director

Sitting Duck ® is a creative effects boutique specialized in Fluid Simulation for Visual Effects & Motion Graphics.
July 2014 - Present Porto, Portugal

Castros Iluminações Festivas S. A.

Generalist 3D Artist

I created several institutional videos for competitions, mainly with 3ds Max & After Effects and developed an intern videogame project, with Unreal Development Kit, to show the different illumination pieces in specific environments.
March 2012 - May 2012 Espinho, Portugal

Take The Wind

Generalist Artist

From Modeling with Maya & 3ds Max, to Rendering with Mental Ray, to Fluid and Particles Simulations in Realflow, Particle Flow & Krakatoa, to Motion Graphics in After Effects and Post-Production in Final Cut Pro, Premiere & Composite 2011.
September 2010 - September 2011 Coimbra, Portugal

Visual Labs

Post-Production & Visual Effects Artist

This was an academic internship. My work involved 3D Animation, Architectural Visualization and Effects, as well as video production and post-production.
May 2009 - June 2009 Porto, Portugal

Dreamlab - Digital Storymakers

3D Artist

3D Artist, using Autodesk Maya software as the main tool, in various areas of implementation, including web-design and video.
February 2008 - May 2008 Portugal

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Freelance Graphic Designer & Web Designer

Graphic Designer of informative posters and leaflets of the course of Arte from Escola das Artes, particularly of the Art Workshops (workshops), Afternoon Courses (free courses), Undergraduate, Postgraduate Degrees, Master's and Doctoral.
Temporary substitute in the Office of Public Relations (GAPSI) in the functions of Graphic Designer and Web Designer.
2005 - 2007 Portugal

Education

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

MA Computer Animation [Sound and Image]

Master thesis and final project about fluid simulation.
September 2001 - July 2010 Porto, Portugal

Fxphd

Online Visual Effects Training

3D & Post-production.
I enrolled in the following courses:
Nuke in Production, Maya Rendering and Lighting, Intermediate Maya IV.
2009 - 2009

Languages

English (Fluent),
Portuguese (Native),

Awards

IAPMEI

Entrepreneurship Passport

2013