Xan Elías
Xan Elías
3D Sculptor, comic artist and illustrator
Barcelona, Spain

About

Collectibles, 3D sculptor, illustrator, comic artist and trainer/mentor.

15 years of experience as concept artist, scripter, degree teacher and graphic content developer for videogames, illustration, comic book drawing and storyboarding.

Skills

2D AnimationConcept ArtConcept DesignDigital PaintingIllustrationMatte Painting3D Animation3D Modeling3D PrintingPhotographyDrawingPhoto-manipulationVector IllustrationCartooningTeachingTeam ManagementUX DesignComic Art

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
After Effects
After Effects
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
Illustrator
Illustrator
Manga Studio
Manga Studio
Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchBook Pro
SketchBook Pro
ZBrush
ZBrush
Flash
Flash
Premiere
Premiere
Encore
Encore
RealFlow
RealFlow

Experience

  • Visual Artist. at Freelance Artist
    Madrid, Spain
    January 2003 - Present

    Concept artist and graphic content developer for videogames, illustration, comic book drawing and storyboarding.

    Corporate graphic design, web design, Adobe Flash web and RIA development, Adobe Flash consultant, ActionScript 3.0 Object-Oriented Engineer, 3d modelling and animation, advertising ilustration and design, magazine design, comic drawing, storyboarding, direct color or Photoshop-Painter illustration.

  • Character Creation in zBrush Teacher at JOSO comic School
    Barcelona, Spain
    January 2009 - Present

    3D Modelling poly modeling and zBrush hi poly modelling teacher.

  • Degree Teacher at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
    Barcelona, Spain
    September 2014 - Present

    Teacher for creative subjects like Concept Creation, Graphic Design, User Experience Design, 3D modelling, CAD Software teaching and Scripting.

  • Master's Degree Teacher at Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya
    Barcelona, Spain
    September 2007 - Present

    Master's Degree Teacher for subjects such as User Experience Design, Scripting, Concept Creation, 2D animation, Cartooning and Particle Motion.

  • Projects & Technology Associate Manager at Dantex Group
    Madrid, Spain
    September 2011 - March 2015

    Technical and creative management in pre rendered video streaming based applications.

    Inner consulting for sales force and outer consulting for customer's projects. Analyse and establishment of latest technical/creative solutions and workflow enhacements for Internet and mobile applications development.

    Project time and technical management. Inner and outer team resources management for both technical and creative sides. Art and usability direction for both multimedia and artwork areas.

  • Graphic Project Manager at Cirsa B2B
    Barcelona, Spain
    March 2006 - April 2007

    Art direction and graphic project management for Video-Slot and Multiplayer casino games. Software-integration method definition. Concept art, modelling, animation and artwork for Video-Slot games.

  • Graphic Designer and final art creator at Cirsa Interactive
    Barcelona, Spain
    May 2003 - March 2006

    3d Concept art for casino online games, graphic design for web, magazine advertising and marketing complemens. Flash Object Oriented Engineering for client-server games. 3d modelling and animation.

    Art direction for Video-Slot casino games and software-integration oriented tasks. Concept art, modelling, animation and 2d artwork