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Olivier Cefai
Olivier Cefai
Freelance 3D Artist & Motion Designer
Nyon, Switzerland

Hi, I am a senior 3D artist and motion designer based in Switzerland, specializing in 3D product visualization of innovations.

I have been a direct contractor with R&D and corporate marketing of international brands for 15 years, creating dozens of 3D short films showcasing consumer appliances, health sciences, IP, and even fashion products. I have also been a pro photographer for 5 years.

I am currently primarily interested in 3D design and animation for the apparel industry, using a pipeline inspired by VFX studios.

Feel free to contact me for:
- Digital Content Creation advisory
- Creative Direction
- Technical Direction
- Full Production

------------------- Career summary
• 15 years of experience in 3D, motion design, and VFX (2005-2014, 2016-now)
• 5 years overlap career track in fashion photography, retail, and e-commerce (2011-2016)
• Innovation marketing manager for 10 years (1995-2005)

------------------- Current software proficiency
Houdini • Zbrush • Clo3D/Marvelous Designer • Substance Painter • Redshift • X-Particles • After Effects • Mocha • Davinci Resolve • RizomUV • Moi3D • Cinema4D • Blender • Keyshot • Affinity Designer

Previously worked many years (and been instructor on some) on 3dsmax, Realflow, Vray, Rhino, Modo, and Fusion

// Award
Winner of X-Particles Challenge (4th place, Jan 2020)

Skills

Motion GraphicsDigital SculptingLook DevelopmentFluid SimulationParticle EffectsMarketing IllustrationScientific AnimationVisual EffectsVideo ProductionGame DesignBrandingVoxel artCharacter ModelingMiniatures

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
Houdini
Houdini
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Redshift
Redshift
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
X-Particles
X-Particles
Cycles 4D
Cycles 4D
Blender
Blender
Keyshot
Keyshot
After Effects
After Effects
DaVinci Resolve
DaVinci Resolve
Mocha
Mocha
Blackmagic Design Fusion
Blackmagic Design Fusion
MagicaVoxel
MagicaVoxel
Affinity Designer
Affinity Designer
capture one
capture one
Photoshop
Photoshop
MoI3D
MoI3D
stardust
stardust
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Character Creator
Character Creator
RizomUV
RizomUV

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