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.
Certificate in 3D Animation
General studies in 3D modeling and Animation
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Animation
Showcased the film Randomosity: All School Show @ MassArt and Animation Block Party, NYC
2019 - 2020
Junior Compositor / Intern
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
Digital Technology Intern
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
Certificate of Achievement
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