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Aharon Charnov


  • Skilled digital artist, experienced, and efficient, capable of high quality imagery under tight deadlines.



  • WORK EXPERIENCE



  • Touro College, New York, NY

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: COMPUTER ANIMATION

  • • Taught classes in 2D & 3D Computer Animation
  • January 2012 -
    July 2012



  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: COMPUTER ANIMATION

  • • Taught classes in Computer Animation, Rigging, & Character Design
  • August 2011 -
    May 2012



  • Chartoonz, Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY

  • OWNER: FULL SERVICE DESIGN & ANIMATION PROVIDER

  • • Modeled, textured and animated 3D elements for ipod/iphone video game, apps, corporate presentations, legal visualizations & high-resolution CG stills for print & marketing
  • • Designed web sites, brochures, catalogues, advertisements and other marketing materials for businesses
  • Clients/Projects include: Ogmento: Paranormal Activity(ipod game), Sabella Dern Entertainment: Bob the Builder, Goldratt Consulting, LLC: Goldratt Lectures, Lior Violin, & Medical Career Institute

  • August 2007 -
    Present



  • The Jim Henson Company, Los Angeles, CA

  • DIGITAL ARTIST: MODELING, TEXTURING, LIGHTING, COMPOSITING

  • • Created models, UVs textures, props, characters, environments & lit composited renders for final output
  • • Designed logos, graphics, and packages for 3D products and charts
  • Projects include: Sid the Science Kid (3 seasons), Havoc & Wilson And Ditch

  • February 2008 -
    June 2010



  • Pixel Liberation Front, Venice, CA

  • DIGITAL ARTIST: COMPOSITING, TEXTURING, MAYA GENERALIST

  • •Modeled, Textured, Motion Tracked, Rotoscoped and Composited CG elements for feature film pre-visualizations
  • Projects include: Incredible Hulk & Terminator Salvation

  • October 2007 -
    January 2008



  • Animatus Studios, Rochester, NY

  • DIGITAL ARTIST: 3D ANIMATION, TEXTURING, 2D ANIMATION

  • •Designed, Textured and Animated 3D and 2D elements
  • Projects include: Clicker Clatter

  • September 2006 -
    January 2007



  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: COMPUTER ANIMATION

  • • Taught classes in CG graphics/animation: Modeling, Animation, Texturing, Lighting, & Motion Graphics
  • • Contributed modeling tutorial to "Maya Character Modeling & Animation" (Charles River Media)
  • September 2004 -
    June 2007



  • United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism/United Synagogue Youth

  • PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR

  • • Managed/produced all promotional materials in & out of house
  • Projects include: USY Web site, USCJ Web site, USCJ Market Place, B'kol Echad Booklet, brochures, flyers & magazines

  • October 1999 -
    June 2006



  • OPERATING SYSTEMS/SOFTWARE

  • • Maya, • 3D Studio Max, • Soft Image, • After Effects, • Premiere, • Photoshop, • Illustrator, • Fireworks, • Final Cut Pro – Apple Certified End User, • Apple Shake, • Headus UVLayout, • HTML, • Maxon Bodypaint 3D, • Z-Brush, • Mudbox, • MEL, • Mac OSX, • PFTrack, • LINUX, • UNIX, • Windows (NT, XP, Vista & 7), • familiarity with Python, • Adobe DreamWeaver, • Flash, • JavaScript


  • EDUCATION



Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
School of Film and Animation
MFA in Computer Animation
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, NY,
Computer Animation & Web Design courses
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA.
College of Arts and Sciences
BA in Psychology