West Rodri
West Rodri
CG & VFX Artist
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

My name is Westly Cruz (credited: West Rodri) and I am a CG artist. Coming from an IT background. Experienced with 3D software such as Cinema4d, Houdini, Blender and also highly skilled with the Adobe Suite.

Skills

CompositingRendering3D ModelingDigital SculptingLightingTexturingVisual EffectsPhoto-manipulationPhysically Based Rendering

Software proficiency

Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Photoshop
Photoshop
After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Houdini
Houdini
Blender
Blender

Productions

  • Fremantle media logo
    • TV Production
      American Idol/BUZZR/American Gods
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Digital Content Creator
    • Company
      Fremantle Media
  • Vr playhouse owler 20160401 015917 original
    • Video Game
      Airbus - VR Flight Attendant Training
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Technical Artist
    • Company
      VR Playhouse
  • Vrscout squarelogo
    • TV Production
      Art Attack
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Editor
    • Company
      VR Scout
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      Slim Jim Promo
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Visual Effect/Graphic Artist
    • Company
      SuperDeluxe
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      Real Or CG
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Visual Effect/Graphic Artist
    • Company
      SuperDeluxe
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      Food for Thought
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Visual Effect/Graphic Artist
    • Company
      SuperDeluxe
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      Youtube VR/360
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      VR/360 compositor/3d modeler/ graphic artist
    • Company
      Super Deluxe
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      Played Out
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      3D/Background Artist
    • Company
      Super Deluxe
  • Superdeluxe logo white
    • TV Production
      I Need My Space
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Visual Effect/Graphic Artist
    • Company
      Super Deluxe
  • Btp gradient light blue call now2
    • Movie
      Quake Heroes
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      VFX Supervisor
    • Company
      Blue Tavern
  • Mv5bn2i1otfimzgtnwu3yy00nwi2ltg5ogityzlmyjrknmrmzmu3xkeyxkfqcgdeqxvyndy1mde1nda . v1 sy1000 sx1600 al
    • Movie
      Heart Break
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Graphic Artist
    • Company
      Bad Spaghetti Entertainment, Lady Samurai Enterprises, Valencia Motion Pictures
  • Mv5bmjaznzqzmji1ov5bml5banbnxkftztgwnzi5mje1nje . v1 sy1000 cr0 0 689 1000 al
    • Movie
      Noose Jumpers
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      C0RBAN Inc, Wayward Traveler Entertainment
  •  mountain monsters  season 3 logo
    • TV Production
      Mountain Monsters
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Graphic Artist
    • Company
      American Chainsaws
  • Mv5bmtcyndk4mjq5ov5bml5banbnxkftztgwnzixmju5mze . v1 sy1000 cr0 0 675 1000 al
    • Movie
      The Drifter
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      Drifted Pictures
  • Screen shot 2017 02 19 at 4.05.33 pm
    • Music Video
      Day Joy - "Bone and Bloody"
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      Small Plates Records
  • Mv5bnjkwmzm0mzc3mf5bml5banbnxkftztgwodazmdiynde . v1 sy1000 sx675 al
    • Movie
      The Tailor's Apprentice
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      Jeff Lehman
  • Mv5bmtc4nji5ote5mf5bml5banbnxkftztcwmtkzmta3oq  . v1 sy1000 sx675 al
    • Movie
      Fiend Fatale
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      VFX Artist/Art Department
    • Company
      Abyssmal Entertainment
  • Mv5bmjexmjk0nte4n15bml5banbnxkftztgwmdyxmzgymde . v1 sy1000 cr0 0 656 1000 al
    • Movie
      Two Sided
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      Banana Nut Productions
  • Mv5bmtgxnzc1mdczm15bml5banbnxkftztgwmzk0mzgxmde . v1 sy1000 cr0 0 727 1000 al
    • Movie
      Black Bird
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist
    • Company
      Banana Nut Productions
  • Mv5bmtc3mjq3nzmyov5bml5banbnxkftztcwnzu2ntu3oq  . v1 sy1000 cr0 0 675 1000 al
    • TV Production
      Amber in the Shadows
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Visual Effects Artist, Graphic Designer
    • Company
      Bruce Wood Films

Experience

  • Digital Content Creator at Fremantle
    Burbank, United States of America
    July 2018 - Present

    Using my wide range of skills, I create digital content for the various social handles that Fremantles owns. I have done motion graphics, illustrations and 3d work all within relation to their digital content team.

  • VFX Supervisor at Blue Tavern
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    April 2017 - April 2017

    Supervised the VFX shots needed for the production. Insuring green screens, plates and assets where captured correctly for the VFX team.

  • DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNICIAN at Discovery Channel
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    May 2016 - August 2016

    Legend of Croc Gold:

    Gather daily camera loads and dump them on master drives. Keep proper backups and storage of all digital media. Look through the footage for mistakes, errors, or issues. Video log all footage to Discovery specifications and complete network deliverables.

  • POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT at Discovery Channel
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    September 2015 - April 2016

    Alaskan Monsters:

    Assist with any digital or technical documentation and sorting. Doing runs to deliver media and checking for consistency. Take notes and look for any mistakes that have occurred.

  • VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST at C0RBAN Inc
    Orlando, United States of America
    July 2015 - August 2015

    Noose Jumpers:

    Created the visual effects for a western short. Shots included asset placements, tracking and animated title cards.

  • ART DEPT. ASSISTANT at Telemundo
    Orlando, United States of America
    April 2014 - June 2015

    La Voz Kids 3:

    Responsibilities included doing runs, building furniture, creating portraits and overall setting up.

  • CAMERA PRODUCTION ASSISTANT at A&E
    Sarasota, United States of America
    November 2013 - July 2014

    Grand Designs:

    Assisted the camera department with equipment changes and camera moves.

  • VISUAL EFFECT ARTIST at Drifted Pictures
    Orlando, United States of America
    December 2013 - January 2014

    The Drifter:

    Created visual effects and compositing.

  • VFX Artist / Art Department at Abyssmal Entertainment
    Orlando, United States of America
    February 2013 - March 2013

    Created VFX for background computers and worked with art department to create sets for the characters.

  • VISUAL EFFECT ARTIST at Small Plates Records
    Orlando, United States of America
    November 2013 - December 2013

    Bone and Bloody:

    I was responsible for making the creative effects for the music video. This consisted of created magical rocks, dramatized shatters and a floating man.

  • VISUAL EFFECT ARTIST at Banana Nut Productions
    Orlando, United States of America
    November 2013 - November 2013

    Two Sided:

    Helped with lens changes, camera cleaning and equipment moves.

  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER at The DreamVision Company
    Orlando, United States of America
    May 2013 - September 2013

    Heart Break:

    I was the graphic designer for the art department. I created product labels, posters, and photographs that needed to be created for props. All original graphic work was designed and printed by me.

  • VISUAL EFFECT ARTIST at Banana Nut Productions
    Orlando, United States of America
    May 2013 - June 2013

    Black Bird:

    Assisted camera with lens changes, equipment upkeep, cable spotting and any intricate camera moves. I was also the visual effects artist. I removed wires , added environment and corrected mistakes.

  • VISUAL EFFECT ARTIST at Abyssmal Entertainment
    Orlando, United States of America
    July 2013 - July 2013

    Fiend Fatale:

    Created visual effects assets for screen replacements.