Ricardo Saraiva


Porto, Portugal

Work Experience

Bigmoon Interactive Studios

3D Artist

3D Modeling and texturing assets for AAA videogames for PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360.
November 2013 - Present Porto, Portugal


Lead 3D Artist

My work consists in providing 3D Art Direction in projects related to health (mostly cancer prevention). Notably: Modelling, texturing and animating 3d models and supervising live action 3D shots.
December 2010 - Portugal

Visual Labs

3d Generalist

My work involved 3D Modelling and Animation for Architectural Visualization projects.
October 2009 - June 2010 Portugal

The Lab

Multimedia Designer

This was and international internship program, with the duration of 6 months. My work consisted in providing Graphic Designs for publicity campaigns created in-house. I also did Video editing, and collaborated on the implementation of the campaigns created.
January 2009 - July 2009 Sabadell, Spain


3d Generalist

This was a Scholarship to which I was invited after completing the "Som e Imagem" course.
My work consisted in modelling in 3D several landmark buildings of the city of Porto. 2 versions for each building: one in high resolution, and one in low resolution to be included in a web platform.
September 2006 - June 2007 Portugal


3D Generalist

worked on "Porto no século XVI" (Porto in the XVI Century) in-house 3D animation. My job consisted in: animating one character; texturing elements of the scenery; creating the lightning and render setup; post production and video editing.
August 2007 - March 2008 Portugal

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

3D Generalist

Worked in "O Trovão" in-house 3D Animation

My work consisted in texturing all the elements on the living room.
July 2007 - August 2007 Portugal


Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Master in Computer Animation

September 2009 - July 2010 Portugal

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Degree in Som e Imagem

September 2000 - June 2006 Portugal


Portuguese (Native),
English (Fluent),
Spanish (Advanced),
French (Conversational),


3D Animation, 3D Lighting, 3D Modeling, 3d Rendering, 3D Sculpting, 3D Texturing, Digital Compositing, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics , Pencil Drawing, Storyboard,