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Ethan Yazel
Ethan Yazel
Background Artist at Powerhouse- ethanyazelart@gmail.com
Muncie, United States of America

Summary

Professional Accomplishments
Background painting for Nickelodeons' "Adventures of Kid Danger"
Director on "Agent Bird" an independent short film
Background painting for The Get Down Part 2 on Netflix
Assistant Animator/ Award winning short “Claire and the Keys”
Assistant Animator/ Graduate student film “Gil”
Visual Development Artist/ Graduate student film “Oliver”
Story Team/ Unannounced short film

Fine Art
Featured Fine Artist/ Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibition
Featured Fine Artist/ Wabash Historical Society
Featured Fine Artist Hoosier Salon Holiday Exhibition

Employment History
September 2017- Feb 2018
Background Painter
Powerhouse Animation

November 2016-Feb 2017
Background Painter
Pig Apple Studios

April 2015- May 2016
Animator
IDIA lab, Muncie, IN

May 2014- August 2014
Assistant Animator
John B Ludwick, Muncie, IN

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignDigital PaintingEnvironment DesignMatte PaintingEnvironment ModelingLow-poly ModelingTexturingGame DevelopmentCharacter DesignProp DesignVisual DevelopmentPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
Unity
Unity
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite
Premiere
Premiere
GameMaker: Studio
GameMaker: Studio
PaintTool SAI
PaintTool SAI
Toon Boom Studio
Toon Boom Studio
Harmony
Harmony
Storyboard Pro
Storyboard Pro

Reel

Productions

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    • TV Production
      The Adventures of Kid Danger
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Background Painter
    • Company
      Powerhouse
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    • Movie
      Agent Bird
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Director/ Animator / Art Director
    • Company
      Ethan Yazel
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    • TV Production
      The Get Down
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Background Painter
    • Company
      Pig Apple Studios
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    • Movie
      Claire and the Keys
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Animation Assistant
    • Company
      John B Ludwick

Experience

  • Background Painter at Pig Apple Studios
    Brooklyn, United States of America
    November 2016 - February 2017

    I was a remote background painter for Part two of "The Get Down"

  • Background Painter at Powerhouse Animation
    Austin , United States of America
    September 2017 - February 2018

    I was a remote background painter for "The Adventures of Kid Danger"

  • Animator at IDIA Lab
    Muncie, United States of America
    April 2015 - Present

    I am the in house animator for the IDIA Lab, but I also work with modeling, texturing, optimization for unity and other general 3D tasks.