Seth R Buchanan

3D Artist, Video Game Producer, Educator

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A top-performing and highly respected 3D Artist credited with establishing excellence through seasoned experience and continued innovation.  Illustrating productivity and diversity throughout project life-cycles and a breadth of experience that’s spans across creative design, strategic analysis, and project planning.  Exceptional skills in leadership, communication and mentoring.  A work ethic with a level of commitment to be rivaled.. 

01 PROFESSIONAL

Software Proficiency

3D STUDIO MAX

95%

SOLIDWORKS

85%

UNITY

80%

PHOTOSHOP

95%

AUTOCAD

100%

UDK

70%

PREMIERE

80%

 

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >

03 Experience

2016-Present

Full Sail University

Course Director - Simulation & Visualization Software

 

Created curriculum, course content and instructed students in modern software used in simulation,(SolidWorks) and guided use of digital fabrication tools including various 3d printers, 3d scanners, lathes, CNC machines, circuit board printers, injection molding machines, laser cutters and vacuum forming machines.

2014-2016

Lockheed Martin

Multimedia Design Engineer
 

Produced and maintained 3D assets for the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) simulators. Initiated and executed documentation of standard procedures and training tutorials for airfield modeling production.

Created extremely detailed & optimized 3D models for cutting edge immersive simulation; FEDEX Boeing 767 “Preflight Trainer” & “Component Locator” to be used world-wide as a AAA quality aircraft training program

2013-2014

Electronic Arts - Tiburon

Associate Engineering Manager
 

Madden NFL” Project: Scrum Master and Product Owner for quality engineering efforts during development phase creating technical and creative approaches in automated testing of critical design criteria.

“Tiger Woods” & “NBA Live” Project: Coordinated R&D efforts for automated QA testing systems.

2006-2011

CaslysWorks

Business Owner - Architectural Visualization

Directed architectural 3D visualization company providing photo-realistic Architectural 3D animation & imagery

Improved productivity, standards, training & tool creation for design firms through consultation services

 

Managed consultants, scope of work, budget and schedule for all projects

1998-2009

SchenkelShultz Architecture

Director 3D Visualization, CAD Manager

 

Directed Visualization Department and produced renderings of Architecture & Interior Design projects

 

Generated 3D Models, renderings, simulation.

Managed collaboration in production methodology with AEC, interior design and landscape disciplines

 

Managed 60+ CAD personnel and all production standards across 10 offices nationwide

 

Conducted corporate training in 3D Studio MAX, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop & Premiere

1996-1998

Sverdrup Facilities

CAD Technician

 

Aided in design and drafting documentation of multiple projects including Universal Studios theme park ride Jurassic Park, Publix grocery stores and corporate headquarters

 

Member of CAD Standards Team maintaining corporate CAD libraries assisting in Quality Control

CONTACT

Have a question or just want to get in touch?   Let's chat!

setharb0016@gmail.com

Tel: (407) 739-7384

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1989-1993

UNITED STATES NAVY

CTT2(NAC) -  Cryptologic Technician Naval Aircrewman

 

U.S. Navy – Desert Storm Veteran  Airborne ELINT (Electronic Intelligence) Analyst

Held Top Secret SCI security clearance & received 16 medals & commendations

Executed over 200 combat flight hours in Operation Desert Storm on EP-3E Aircraft as a Laboratory Operator