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Gary Scott Whitton

Character Animator

Personal Statement:

Currently looking to continue my career in animation at a company which offers a progressive environment. I'm an enthusiastic, creative and ambitious 3D animator with a great passion for the art form. My long-term career aspirations include becoming lead animator on an award winning games title or film and eventually directing my own short or feature. Essentially, I just want to be proud of the work I'm doing which I believe is a great motivating factor; ensuring maximum effort and continual self improvement.





Maya - 5 years experience

Keyframe animation

Polygonal Modelling

Rigging/Skinning experience

Rendering (Mental Ray)

Photoshop - 6 years experience

Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work under stress and tight deadline

Well motivated, responsible, avid learner, reliable and a good team player


Work experience:


January 20010 - Present

Cohort Studios, Dundee

Position: Animation Intern

Responsibilities: Animation tasks on a launch title for the Sony Move controller "The Shoot". Aside from animation tasks I'm also responsible for some modelling and texturing work. More recently I've been working with the Unreal engine and editing motion capture footage for an unannounced project.


July 2009 - August 2009


Proper Games, Dundee

Position: Art Intern

Responsibilities: Working on game prototypes; Concept art, modelling, texturing, animation. Texturing and front end artwork for "Final Fight: Double Impact"


June 2009

Devils, Angels and Dating - Collaborative CG Animated Short

Position: concept artist / painter (unpaid)

Responsibilities: Worked under the direction of Michael Cawood on pre-production; providing concept art and colour work for the main environment.


August 2008

University of Abertay, Dundee

Honours animation used as part of an online advertising campaign for prospective students




2004 - 2008

University of Abertay, Dundee

BA (Hons) in Computer Arts - Second class (1st division)


Honours results:

Pre-Production - A

Concept Development - B

Professional Practice - B

Research Methods and Dissertation -B

Honours Project - A


1998 - 2004

Arbroath High School

Advanced Highers: Art

Highers: PE, English, Biology, History

Int. 2: Media studies