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chriswilliamson

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Member since October, 2012

Im a 3D generalist with over 10 years professional experience, on projects ranging from Film, Television, Commercials, Illustration, Corporate & 2D animation. To see my up to date portfolio of work see:

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@chriswilliamson

  • 79%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 37%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Exams

  • 3ds Max 1 Top 1%
    93%
  • Freelancer Orientation Top 7%
    75%
  • US English Level 1 Top 18%
    95%
  • Numeracy 1 Top 19%
    94%

Top Skills

  • 3D Rendering
  • Animation
  • Video Services
  • Flash 3D
  • After Effects
  • Motion Graphics
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Maya
  • Commercials
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Freelance
  • Print
  • Illustration
  • Photo Editing
  • Photoshop Design
  • CGI
  • Post-Production
  • Pre-production
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Recent Reviews

  • image of babsnoelle 2 more 0:30 TV ads! $180.00 USD

    “I failed to leave feedback on this project when it was actually completed: on time, on budget, and excellently”

    babsnoelle Flag of United States 2 months ago.
    • Animation
    • Advertisement Design
    • Hire me
    • Motion Graphics
  • image of babsnoelle Redo text on existing animated ad you did for us $60.00 USD

    “Chris is great! I highly recommend him as a freelancer!”

    babsnoelle Flag of United States 2 months ago.
    • Commercials
    • Hire me
  • image of CGCreator Create an Animation $189.00 USD

    ““ chriswilliamson did a great job on this project. Willing to go the extra mile to make it perfect. Highly Recommended.””

    CGCreator Flag of Canada 5 months ago.
    • 3D Rendering
    • Animation
    • 3ds Max
    • 3D Animation
  • image of CGCreator Create an Animation - Private project for chriswilliamson $270.00 USD

    “"Very professional. Good communication. We hope to do more work with him in the future! ””

    CGCreator Flag of Canada 5 months ago.
    • 3D Rendering
    • Animation
    • 3ds Max
    • 3D Modelling
    • 3D Animation
  • image of gcaussade Renders done for latest version of SENSEi (old cube) $120.00 USD

    “As always, great work, fast, creative. People love the images he renders, really great. [31 August, 2014] Excellent work, as always.”

    gcaussade Flag of United States 6 months ago.
    • 3D Rendering
    • Hire me
  • image of sunvvu Graphics Design for a Match 3 game $386.00 USD

    “After accepting the project I was asked to wait couple of weeks to start the project. After waiting for 2 weeks, I haven't got any response from this person even though I sent him all the relevant documentation. Not only wasted my time but this makes me loose interest on the project.”

    sunvvu Flag of United States 9 months ago.
    • Video Services
    • 3D Rendering
    • Animation
    • 3D Modelling
    • 3D Animation
    • Hire me

Experience

Rendering TD

Jan 2007 - Dec 2012 (5 years)

Generalist 3D work, lighting, rendering, pipeline scripting on many projects, from short films to television commercials

3D Generalist/Compositing

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006 (3 months)

Doing general 3D work rendering a short film

VFX Supervisor

Jan 2004 - Jan 2006 (2 years)

3D generalist and VFX supervisor on various TV commercials, and several Documentaries for Discovery channel

3D Generalist

Jan 2000 - Jan 2007 (7 years)

Freelancing between various places, mostly Television Commercials, Music Videos & Documentary work

Sign Designer

Jan 1996 - Jan 2004 (8 years)

Loads of Photoshop & Illustrator work

Education

Business Computing/Programming

1989 - 1990 (1 year)

Certifications

Pride in Workmanship Award (1991)

Award for designing murals for trucks to go to schools and educate about heath & nutrition

Asia Pacific Image Apollo Award (2005)

Award for our (companies Cobalt & Karactaz animation) 2D/3D animated commercial, 'No Rubba No Hubba'

x2 silver world medals (2007)

Best animated commercial, and one other category (which I cant presently remember) we won silver world medals in each. For the 'Breathe easy' campaign with Karactaz animation and Clemenger BBDO

Publications

The Official Blender 2.3 Guide: Free 3D Creation Suite for Modeling, Animation, and Rendering

I wrote, and rendered the illustrations in the section on the Yafray Renderer scene description language in this Blender manual

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  • Perfectionist

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  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • Backup plan!

    Verify a backup payment method
  • Know-It-All

    Pass a freelancer orientation exam
  • Know-It-All

    Pass a freelancer orientation exam
  • The Trader

    Convert more than $1000USD (or equivalent) to another currency.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • High Roller

    Complete a project worth over $500USD (or equivalent) on Freelancer.com.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • The Prospector

    Post your first project.
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  • Proven Identity

    Complete your Email, Phone and Payment verifications.
  • Look-At-Me

    Highlight 1 bid.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • Pro-Profile

    Complete your Profile 100%.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.