About Jelisa Samuel
Dynamic Lighter / Compositor / VFX Artist, with a strong aesthetic eye and attention to detail – 2+ years of experience in television animation, feature animation, VFX, and video games.
2019 - 2020
Used Foundry NukeX software & plug-ins to construct final images, integrating 2D roles, live-action, and other computer graphics to create seamless 3D CGI/VFX environment. Demonstrated skills in visual clean-up for shot fixes, with experience in fast-paced, highly stylized effects. Analyzed issues within a shots and repaired frames quickly and seamlessly. Collaborated with lead artists, supervisors, and management to meet tight deadlines.
2018 - 2019
CEE Center for Young Black Professionals
Developed skills in VFX compositing. Contributed to meeting production deadlines, communicating clearly with management and teams. Helped create a fun, productive working environment. Served as a teaching assistant during final months.
2017 - 2017
Assisted in compositing projects using Flame. Utilized Maya and After Effects to experiment with particle effects and assets. Contributed to office administration to help maximize team efficiency.
Honors & awards
For the successful completion of the Black Futures Digital Tech Program. In association with Woodgreen, SpinVFX, Humber College and CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals