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Jonathan Davis

 

jdavis234@gmail.com

778-874-0181

 

Education

 

  • 2001-2004

    • Savannah College of Art & Design

    • BFA - Computer Art - Focus in 3D animation

    • Portfolio scholarship – 2002, assisted with lighting and production of a Student Academy Award nominated short film, The Old Man and The Fish.

    • Graduation Date: May 2004

 

  • 2000-2001

    • University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley

Professional Skills

 

  • Software & Tools

    •  Maya, Nuke, Katana, Photoshop, Premiere, some Python. Proficient with Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms.

 

Work experience
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    • Responsible for sequence shot lighting and compositing on Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse

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    • Responsible for sequence shot lighting and compositing on nine feature animated films.

    • Worked with leads to establish master lighting scripts.

    • Created character lighting tests for art directors to establish final character design.

    • Lit theater movie poster for Ice Age: Continental Drift.

    • Set dressed and assembled two major sequences for the Assembly department, and helped develop new techniques for creating large, grassy fields.

    • Worked with the developers of Angry Birds to create a cinematic for a Rio themed Angry Birds mobile game.

    • Assisted the fur department with creating furry characters for Horton Hears A Who.

 

 

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    • Responsible for shot lighting and compositing for the animated feature film, The Barnyard.

 

 

 

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    • Responsible for shot lighting and compositing for the animated feature film, Delgo.

 

Blue Sky Studios , 20th Century Fox

 

Lighting Technical Director

 

September 2005 - Present

 

Greenwich, CT

Omation Studios, Paramount Pictures

 

Lighting Artist

 

June 2005 - August 2005

 

San Clemente, CA

Fathom Studios

 

Lighting Artist

 

July 2005 - June 2005

 

Atlanta, GA

Sony Pictures Imageworks

 

Sr. Lighting Technical Director

 

January 2018 - Present

 

Vancouver, BC

2010 - present

2010 - present