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Nikolas Orion Alixopulos
Works at UC Santa Cruz
Lives in Oakland
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quick and dirty sampler of some vfx work Ive done as I wait for more to trickle in. https://vimeo.com/98371004
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waterfront. 
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John Coltrane #blackandwhite  #jazz 
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My opening credits for upcoming Coursera/UCSC's Holocaust course simple/minimal with moody music.http://vimeo.com/69551682
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rare that I get to take a pic with my sis and nieces
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Particle test for work
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In preparation for a marketing shoot for UC Scout, a non-profit through University Of California that provides online educational access to underprivileged and underserved students in high school in preparation for higher ed. I'm discussing 3D animation as an effective tool for education/visualization.
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Looking great Nik!
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"...prowls more lordly than the sun" coffeeshop drawing inspired by the poem by Sylvia Plath "Pursuit"
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made the Elysium credits #elysium   #elysiummovie  
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"Trust"
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Microscopic bloodstream for my work https://vimeo.com/66297814
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Very, very nice work here Nikolas!

I could hear a soundtrack even in my head to all this.
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Speech/presentation for Carnegie Mellons grad students on the VFX industry. This was snapped during the Q & A session towards the end
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Work
Occupation
3D Artist/UX Designer
Employment
  • UC Santa Cruz
    Creative Director, 2 - present
  • Whiskytree Studios, San Rafael
    Assistant Technical Director/3D Artist, 10 - 1
  • Academy Of Art University, San Francisco
    (Adjunct) Professor, School Of Motion Studies and Television, 9 - 2012
  • MedAmerica, Emeryville
    Motion Graphic Designer, 9 - 2012
  • Eyetronics Media and Studios
    3D Artist, 3 - 2012
  • Zoic Studios
    3D Artist intern, 8 - 2012
  • Los Medanos College-Contra Costa College District
    3d Animation/Modeling Instructor, 1 - 2011
  • The Base Studio
    Digital Artist, 1 - 5
  • Boundary VFX
    RotoScope Artist, 5 - 5
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Gender
Male
Birthday
October 17
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Introduction
I am a 2D/3D Artist residing both in the Bay Area and Los Angeles (sometimes simultaneously). Interests include business development, animation, literature/mythology, tribal belief systems, Muay Thai/Western Boxing, philosophy (Both Eastern and Western),psychology,traveling.
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Currently
Oakland
Previously
Santa Rosa - Rancho Santa Margarita - Los Angeles
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