About Jelisa Samuel

About me

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.

Education

Experience

  • 2019 - 2020
    Spin VFX

    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
    Brickyard VFX

    Intern

    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.

Expertise

Shotgun
video editing
sound editing
Photoshop
After Effects
Maya
Nuke foundry

Honors & awards

Skills

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