Roger Borelli
3D Modeling, Sculpting, Educator
Nashua, United States of America

Summary

My name is Roger Borelli and I have many years in the Motion Picture Industry. I was a Special Effects Makeup Artist for many Movies and TV Shows. Two films that I worked on, "The Nutty Professor" and "Men in Black", both won Academy Awards for Best Makeup.
I went into the CG World and have worked at studios like Disney Feature Animation, DreamWorks Animation, Digital Domain, Warner Bros Animation and Microsoft Game Studios.
I was an Modeling & Digital Sculpting Instructor at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School for 5 years.
I'm now working at New Balance Athletics modeling and texturing photorealistic shoes.

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Skills

Digital SculptingCharacter ModelingCreature ModelingHard Surface ModelingLow-poly ModelingProp ModelingEnvironment ModelingTexturingUV MappingLighting

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Maya
Maya
Modo
Modo
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
UVLayout
UVLayout
Premiere
Premiere
Cyslice
Cyslice
PixPlant
PixPlant

Experience

  • 3D Production Artist ll at New Balance Athletics
    Lawrence, United States of America
    August 2018 - Present

    Modeling and texturing photorealistic shoes.

  • 3D Artist at Freelance
    United States of America
    January 2012 - Present

    Character Modeling, Low-Poly Character Modeling, Visual Development, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Product and Store Displays .

  • Modeling and Digital Sculpting Instructor at The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School
    Orlando, United States of America
    August 2013 - Present

    Teaching Maya, and ZBrush.

  • Character Artist at Mindshow, Inc
    United States of America
    January 2016 - January 2016

    VR Modeling and Blend-Shapes.

  • Character Artist at Bolder Games
    United States of America
    January 2017 - January 2017

    Low-Poly Character Modeling and UVs

  • Senior Modeler at The Third Floor
    Hollywood, United States of America
    October 2012 - December 2012

    Face-shapes for "Lichdom: Battlemage" and previs character modeling on "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".

  • Senior Modeler at Disney Feature Animation
    Burbank, United States of America
    June 2002 - May 2007

    3D Modeler at Disney Feature Animation on the following shows: American Dog, Meet the Robinsons, Lorenzo, Chicken Little, Fraidy Cat, Fantasia 3, and My Peoples.

  • Lead Modeler at Warner Brothers Animation
    Burbank, United States of America
    August 2010 - March 2011

    Lead Modeler on "Green Lantern: The Animated Series " for Warner Brothers Animation .

  • Character Artist at Microsoft Game Studios
    Redmond, United States of America
    October 2009 - July 2010

    Character Artist on "Kinect Adventures" for Microsoft Game Studios.

  • CG Designer at IMAGI Animation Studios
    Sherman Oaks, United States of America
    September 2007 - May 2009

    CG Designer on both "Astro-Boy" and "Tusker" for IMAGI Animation Studios.

  • 3D Artist at BNS (Brand New School)
    Santa Monica, United States of America
    June 2007 - September 2007

    3D Artist on several commercials for BNS (Brand New School).

  • Modeler/Texture Artist at DreamWorks Animation
    Sherman Oaks, United States of America
    May 2011 - August 2012

    Modeler/Texture Artist on DreamWorks Animation - Dragons: Riders of Berk TV Series.

  • Character Modeler at Digital Domain
    Venice, United States of America
    February 2002 - June 2002

    Character Modeler on the film "Star Trek: Nemesis" for Digital Domain.

  • Character Modeler at Disney TV Animation
    Burbank, United States of America
    October 2001 - February 2002

    Character Modeler on "Dumbo-2" and "Lloyd in Space" for Disney TV Animation.

  • 3D Modeler at Digital Domain
    Venice, United States of America
    June 2001 - October 2001

    3D Modeler on the following commercials DODGE Trucksville, SONIC, and SCIFI Channel for Digital Domain.

  • Character Modeling Supervisor at Foundation Imaging
    Valencia, United States of America
    March 2000 - May 2001

    Character Modeling Supervisor on "DAN DARE" TV Series and "MAX STEEL" Season 02 for Foundation Imaging.

  • Character Modeler at Foundation Imaging
    Valencia, United States of America
    March 1999 - March 2000

    My first full-time job in the CG world - Character Modeler on "STARSHIP TROOPERS" the TV Series and "MAX STEEL" Season 01 for Foundation Imaging.

  • R&D New Materials, Lab Technician, and Mold Maker at Cinovation Studios (Rick Bakers Shop)
    Glendale, United States of America
    November 1994 - March 1999

    R&D New Materials, Lab Technician, and Mold Maker on the following film: "Mighty Joe Young", "Life", "Devil's Advocate", "Men in Black", "The Frighteners", and "The Nutty Professor".