SHAMUS BAKER
SHAMUS BAKER
Senior 3D Modeller | Generalist
Sydney, Australia

Summary

Highly motivated and creative Senior 3D Modeller. With a broad range of Generalist skills specialising in Hard Surface modelling with 20+ years of experience in VFX Films, Animated Feature Films, TV Series, AAA Video Games and Television Commercials.

SKILLSET:

- 3D Modelling (Hard Surface, Organic, Environments, Characters, Vehicles, Props, Weapons)
- Texturing
- Lookdev / Shaders
- Photogrammetry (photography and processing)

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

Maya, MEL scripting, UVlayout, ZBrush, Mudbox, Wrap3 / ZWrap, Substance Painter, Nuke, Mari, Photoshop, Reality Capture, Photoscan / Metashape, Arnold, V-ray, Redshift3D, Pixar Renderman, Shotgun, Windows, MacOS, Linux (CentOS / Kubuntu).

COMPANY EXPERIENCE:

Weta Digital, Animal Logic, Rising Sun Pictures, iloura / Deluxe, Method Studios, Bazmark Film III (Director Baz Luhrmann), National Geographic, Fuel VFX, Digital Pictures, 2K Games / Irrational Games, Suberashi VFX, The Lab Sydney, Rotor Studios, Electric Art, Flying Bark, VFX Magic, Plastic Wax, Brilliant Interactive Ideas, eBrilliant (Singapore), Brilliant Digital Entertainment (Los Angeles), SSG (Strategic Studies Group), AGL.

Skills

3D ModelingHard Surface ModelingDigital SculptingEnvironment ModelingCharacter ModelingDigital DoublesUV MappingLightingTexturingPhotogrammetryProp ModelingWeapon ModelingVehicle ModelingLook DevelopmentPBR TexturingPhotographyRetopologyHigh-poly ModelingClothing Design

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
UVLayout
UVLayout
ZBrush
ZBrush
R3DS Wrap
R3DS Wrap
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Mudbox
Mudbox
Redshift
Redshift
RenderMan
RenderMan
V-Ray
V-Ray
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Substance Source
Substance Source
Mari
Mari
Nuke
Nuke
RealityCapture
RealityCapture
Photoscan
Photoscan
Metashape
Metashape
Meshroom
Meshroom
Photoshop
Photoshop
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Lightroom
Premiere
Premiere
DaVinci Resolve
DaVinci Resolve
Linux
Linux

Reel

Productions

  • Avatar2
    • Movie
      Avatar 2
    • Year
      2022
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Suicide squad ver2
    • Movie
      The Suicide Squad
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • The eternals 606579877 mmed
    • Movie
      The Eternals
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Gemini man
    • Movie
      Gemini Man
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Alita
    • Movie
      Alita: Battle Angel
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Mortal engines
    • Movie
      Mortal Engines
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Umbrella academy season 2 poster
    • TV Production
      The Umbrella Academy
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Thechosen crop
    • TV Production
      The Chosen (TV Series)
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Senior 3D Artist
    • Company
      Freelance
  • Avengers
    • Movie
      Avengers: Infinity War
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Rampage
    • Movie
      Rampage
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Maze runner the death cure 5ad0953885f11
    • Movie
      Maze Runner: The Death Cure
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Valerian and the city of a thousand planets 59ff4b18a7e27
    • Movie
      Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • War for the planet of the apes
    • Movie
      War for the Planet of the Apes
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Guardians2
    • Movie
      Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Spectral
    • Movie
      Spectral
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Tarzan
    • Movie
      The Legend of Tarzan
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior Environment Artist
    • Company
      Rising Sun Pictures
  • Bfg
    • Movie
      The BFG
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Batman v superman
    • Movie
      Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Gods of egypt
    • Movie
      Gods of Egypt
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior Environment Artist
    • Company
      Rising Sun Pictures
  • Pan
    • Movie
      Pan
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Senior Environment Artist
    • Company
      Rising Sun Pictures
  • Maze runner the scorch trials
    • Movie
      Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Weta Digital
  • Spongebob
    • Movie
      The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      3D Modeller, Texturing, Lookdev
    • Company
      Deluxe / illoura
  • Gatsby
    • Movie
      The Great Gatsby
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      3D Modeller, Texturing, Lookdev, Matte Paint, 2.5D Projection
    • Company
      Bazmark III
  • Hunger games
    • Movie
      The Hunger Games
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Lead 3D Modeller, Texturing
    • Company
      Rising Sun Pictures
  • Tomorrow when the war began
    • Movie
      Tomorrow, When the War Began
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      3D Modeller, Texturing, Lookdev
    • Company
      Digital Pictures and Fuel VFX
  • South solitary
    • Movie
      South Solitary
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      3D Modeller, Texturing, Lookdev
    • Company
      Digital Pictures
  • Australia
    • Movie
      Australia
    • Year
      2008
    • Role
      3D Modeller
    • Company
      Animal Logic
  • Happy feet
    • Movie
      Happy Feet
    • Year
      2006
    • Role
      3D Environment Modeller
    • Company
      Animal Logic
  • Farscape
    • TV Production
      Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
    • Year
      2004
    • Role
      3D Modeller, Texturing, Lookdev
    • Company
      Animal Logic