Hello! My name is Igor Staritsin, I'm a senior matte-painter, environment artist and concept designer working in the film and video game industries. Below you can find details of my experience along with some other interesting information. Feel free to look around and thanks for checking this out! You can also download PDF version

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

FEDERATION OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (October 2017 - Present)
Active Member

METHOD STUDIOS (March 2017 - Present)
Lead/Senior Matte Painter, Concept Designer
Creating environments for feature films

DIGIC PICTURES (October 2015 - March 2017)
Senior Matte Painter, Concept Designer
Creating environments for animated features and video game cinematics, such as "Assassin's Creed Origins","Destiny 2","Final Fantasy XV Kingsglaive", "Final Fantasy XV Cinematic", "The Last Guardian", "Uncharted 4", "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare", "Witcher"

CGMA-CGSOCIETY WORKSHOP (2017 - Present)
Matte-Painting Instructor
Matte Painting Instructor at CGSociety/CGMA with students around the world 

GNOMON WORKSHOP (2015 - Present)
Epic Matte-Painting Instructor
Creating a matte-painting tutorial  for www.thegnomonworkshop.comBe sure to check the Interview

POLDEN FX (July 2015 - September 2015)
Senior Matte Painter
Creating environments for feature film 

AXIS ANIMATION (March 2015 - July 2015)
Senior Matte Painter
Creating environments for video game cinematic "Grey Goo" 

PIXOMONDO (May 2014 - December 2014)
Senior Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating environments for or feature film "Gone With The Bullets" and "Sci-Fi Project"

PIXEL BEARS VFX  (March 2014 - May 2014)
Lead Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating matte-paintings for commercial "Aeroflot Airlines" 

MPC  (September 2013 - March 2014)
3D Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating environments for  feature films "Maleficent""Jersey Boys" and "Game of Thrones" 

SPIDER GROUP (May 2010 - September 2013)
Lead Generalist, Matte-Painter
Creating 3D assets, modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, concepts, matte-paintings, 2.5D and 3D projections, compositing

GENESIS FLUX PRODUCTION (March 2013 - July 2013)
Senior Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating concept paintings and matte-paintings for short film "Sophie's Fortune"

1000 VOLT POST PRODUCTION (November 2012 - March 2013)
Senior Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating concept paintings and matte-paintings for feature film "The Dream of a Butterfly"

MAKACO (June 2012 - September 2012)
Senior Matte-Painter, Concept Designer
Creating concept paintings and matte-paintings for short  film "Peru, Empire of Hidden Treasures"

EMBER LAB (July 2012 - August 2012)
Matte-Painter
Creating matte-painting for short film "The Dust"

BREWERY VFX  (February 2012 - May 2012)
Matte-Painter, Concept Designer, Compositing artist
Creating concept paintings, matte-paintings and compositing for feature film "Welcome to the Punch"

CATZWOLF PRODUCTION  (March 2012 - April 2012)
Concept Designer
Creating concept paintings for commercial

CG FACTORY  (December 2011 - February 2012)
Matte-Painter
Creating matte-paintings for feature films  "Rzhevskiy protiv Napoleona"

RED KEDS  (August 2011 - September 2011)
Illustrator
Creating an illustration for a famous brand

UNDERDOGS INX IMAGINE  (July 2011 - August 2011)
Matte-Painter
Creating  matte-painting for short film "Burn to Shine"

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC  (October 2010 - November 2010)
Illustrator
Creating an illustration for the monthly magazine National Geographic, November 2010

SPELL SYSTEMS  (May 2007 - May 2010)
Designer
Creating illustrations and designs for websites and video presentations.

CGARRYBOWEN  (July 2009 - October 2009)
Illustrator
Creating a painting for Disney that was on display in Disneyland Paris

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Mattepainting, Concept Design, Fine Art, Art direction, 3D/2.5D Matte Projections, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing, FX

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE:

Photoshop, Nuke, Maya, 3Ds Max,  After Effects, Vue, Mudbox

FINE ART EXHIBITIONS:

Federation of Canadian Artists - 40° Below (October 31 – November 12)

The Cyber Art Show Day 1

The Cyber Art Show Day 2

INTERVIEW:

My interview for Gnomon Workshop 

My interview for Kuban 24 TV channel (In Russian)

HONORS, AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS:

 

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