Goals

Yilu Zhang holds an MA in Animation from SCAD and has honed her skills in look development to find a
position in the film industry as a texturing and lighting artist. She has great familiarity and expertise in
Maya, Nuke, AfterEffect and other Adobe products. With over ten years’ experience in the arts, she
brings positivity, team oriented skills and a strong work ethic, to every piece she contributes to.  She
thrives in artistic and collaborative environments with future goals to contribute to the entertainment
industry into the highest level.

Degree

*responsible for concept design, Charactors, Enviornments, Props, Story, etc
* created look development: charactors,clothing, environments
* texture placement and development

Languages

Chinese

English

Skill

MAYA

NUKE

ADOBE SUITE

TOON BOOM

FLASH

2010 - present

2010 - present

                                                                                      Savannah College of Art and Design

The scholarship award of the year 2012 at SCAD for excellent student

Master of Art | Animation                                                                  

 

Savannah College of Art and Design| Savannah

Courses of study included:look development, renderman, Lighting and rendering, Concept art

Date:2012. 11

Bachelor of Arts | New Media                                                                 

 

Beijing institute of Fashion Technology| Beijing
Courses of study included: art history, color theory, drawing, philosophy, economy

Date:2007.9

Teamwork

Film name: Dincoco

Director                                                                

 

*responsible for texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing
*created look development of environment
*help with concept design, environment design, character design, etc

Film name: Moment of  Tooth

Texturing/ lighting                                                               

 

Career

Date:2012. 9-2013.3

Date:2012. 9-2012.11

Date:2011.9-2013.1

Company name: Savannah College of Art and Design

Mentor                                                              

 

*help with drawing and software
*develop and review course work
*help with time management, social development and college life

       *responsible for developed and structured drawings
       *required to read backgound material and guide lines of products
       *collect and organize project background information

Company name: Beijing Vision Culture and Art Limited Company

Illustrator                                                             

 

       *helped develop various styles for character design
       *responsible for inbetweens animation
       *attend all required meetings with staff and client

Company name: Beijing Vasoon Animation Studio

Character Designer                                                              

 

Date:2008.6-2009.1  

Date:2007.8-2008.4  

Award

Chih-Chun Chang Memorial Scholarship:
                                                                  

 

Date:2012.6  

Honors award scholarships:
                                                                  

 

                                                               Savannah College of Art and Design
      Excellence in overall portfolio material

Date:2010-2012

                 Today Art Students Annual Awards
      Digital painting accompanied by hard copy

Nominee:
                                                                  

 

Date:2007

Date:2013.5-2013.11

*responsible for texturing and lighting
*bring new ideas to create a better workflow 
*help with basic models, UV layout and texture reference collection
*set up big scences and help with look development

Company name: BEIJING Xinyue Film and Television Culture Media Co., Ltd.

3D Artist                                                         

 

Learning

Mari

Cinema 4D

Shooting better photos

Creating cute dolls

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