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German Merlo
German Merlo
2D and 3D artist.
Sedaví, Valencia, Spain

Summary

I studied Fine Arts and Animation in Argentina, I am a national drawing professor and film animator.

I have experience in various departments working as a 2D and 3D generalist, but mainly I am an animator. I can work at any stage of production, be it 2D or 3D.
I specialize in what corresponds to the art of projects.

My job has been working in design studios, advertising agencies, and animation studios.

Currently I work as a 3D and 2D artist, FREELANCE generalist.

Skills

Character DesignConcept Design3D ModelingCharacter ModelingTexturing2D Animation3D AnimationCharacter AnimationMotion Graphics

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Mari
Mari
Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
ZBrush
ZBrush
Flash
Flash
Yeti
Yeti
Harmony
Harmony
Shotgun
Shotgun
Animate
Animate

Reel

Productions

  • Seeserie2
    • TV Production
      See
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      3D Animator
    • Company
      El Ranchito
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    • TV Production
      Vip Pets
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Motionographer
    • Company
      Hampa studios
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    • TV Production
      Cry babies "Magic tears"
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      3D generalist, character animator and motionographer
    • Company
      Hampa studios
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    • Movie
      El reino mágico de Bilembambudín
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Layoutman and senior animator
    • Company
      Nut´s Media
  • Martin fierro la pelicula
    • Movie
      Martín Fierro, la película
    • Year
      2007
    • Role
      animator and senior 2D animation assistant
    • Company
      Aleph Media
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    • Movie
      Teo el cazador intergaláctico
    • Year
      2004
    • Role
      Clean Up
    • Company
      Sazam Studio

Experience

  • 3D / 2D Freelance artist at German Merlo
    Valencia, Spain
    January 2020 - Present

    Again as a freelance artist, but this time covering different areas, a very complete generalist.

    Working with fluids in both 2D and 3D for important studios and on really incredible projects.

    I handle various softwares.

  • Generalist 3D, Character and fx animator(2D), Motionographer at Hampa studios
    Valencia, Spain
    August 2019 - August 2020

    My work within the studio was 3D Generalist, modeler, texturizer, 2d and 3d animator, motionographer for the Crying Babies series "Magic Tears" (season 2) and

    as a motionographer Vip Pets (season 1).

  • Artist 3d Freelance at Germán Merlo artist freelance
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    January 2017 - Present

    I have worked as a Freelance 3d artist doing work for Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Germany in the advertising, videogames and graphics sector.

    The clients were studios and agencies.

    I did character design, organic modeling, retopologized, textured, rigs, layout, 3D animation.

    3D generalist oriented to the deconcept, organic modeling, texturing and animation stages.

  • Direction of animation and generalist 2D and 3D at Plenty
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    November 2012 - January 2017

    In addition to animation director and generalist, I was animator 2d / 3d, illustrator, I did character design, concept art, 3D modeling, storyboard.

    Here the work was for very varied clients among those who stood out wolkswagen, Fox Animation, Biffa, Phillips morris. A short goodbooks, Fx Turkey among the most important.

  • Animation direction and character design at Big Boom
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    March 2012 - November 2012

    Here he was responsible for the direction of animation and character design for different projects, both 2D and 3D.

    Also perform 3D modeling, texturing, 2D and 3D animation, illustrations and concept art.

    all the works of which he is part were for tv

  • Animator 2d Flash at Punga
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    June 2012 - October 2012

    I had to make 2d animations with adobe flash for TV advertising.

  • Animator 3D and Layoutman in bilembambudin the movie at Nut´s media
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    September 2011 - February 2012

    In this study I was layoutman, I used to plant scenes with their backgrounds, characters, props.

    I also worked as an animator with Autodesk Maya.

  • Director of animation and animator 2d flash. at Noblink Tv
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    August 2009 - August 2011

    In this study, what he did was quite generic.

    I was director of animation, make story board, character design, backgrounds, illustrations, mostly 2D animation in flash and some 3D.

    Some of the most important clients were Discovery Kid, Discovery, Mattel and some companies in Chile.

  • Animator 2D / animator 3D at Hook Up animation
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    March 2007 - September 2009

    In this study what I had to do was traditional 2D animation and then 2D digital with adobe flash, 3d animation with Autodesk Maya and regularly illustrations.

    Customers were disney, cartoon network among the most important customers.

  • animator and senior 2D animation assistant at Aleph Media
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    October 2005 - November 2007

    Here I made the animation assistance and some animations in the Martin Fierro movie, with the character designs of the Argentine illustrator Fontanarrosa.

  • Cleam Up at Shasam studio
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    September 2003 - February 2004

    Make the clean up of several shots of the movie "Teo the intergalactic hunter"