Eli Rodriguez
Eli Rodriguez
Using VR to make 3D scenes, animations and 2D designs
Dallas, United States of America

Summary

Dynamic creative specialist with comprehensive experience in project management, creative solutions, vibrant 3D & 2D design, and team management. Skilled in copywriting, illustrious visualization, 3D animation, motion graphics, marketing asset management, packaging, graphic design, visual storytelling, sales, contract negotiation, and all manner of creative software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Oculus Medium, Tvori, Marmoset Toolbag, Unity, After Effects, Davinci Resolve, Final Cut, Squarespace and Wordpress. Furthermore I’m an authority on tequila production and a skilled ‘closer.’

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Skills

Concept Design3D VisualizationDigital SculptingSculptingPhoto-manipulationpencilvr

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
3DCoat
3DCoat
Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro
Affinity Designer
Affinity Designer
Affinity Photo
Affinity Photo
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Lightroom
DaVinci Resolve
DaVinci Resolve
Tilt Brush
Tilt Brush
Oculus Medium
Oculus Medium
Blocks
Blocks
MasterpieceVR
MasterpieceVR

Experience

  • Creative Projects Specialist at Self-Employed
    Dallas, United States of America
    December 2007 - Present

    Utilizing the very latest in Virtual Reality based workflows (XR), I am creating 3D animated music videos, attractive product packaging and serving client’s more traditional needs for logos and motion graphics. I am heavily involved in designing & building ‘art’ vehicles and computer aided installations used at the iconic Burning Man event in Black Rock City Nevada.

  • Creative Director at 1933 Spirits LLC
    San Francisco, United States of America
    January 2009 - Present

    Oversaw every aspect of tequila production and business to business sales. Responsible for all social media graphics and ads. Spearheaded marketing partnerships with California’s greatest music festivals. Currently leading development of future projects.

  • Manager at Healthy Spirits Inc
    San Francisco, United States of America
    October 2013 - August 2016

    I am the beloved ex-manager of one of San Francisco’s best liquor shops and curator of the largest selection of agave spirits, whiskeys and craft beers in the Bay Area. I spearheaded the ‘Agave Club,’ which puts small batch agave spirits in the hands of enthusiasts.

    • Managed social media accounts, composing newsletters & creating

    original written content for club members such as interviews with

    producers and detailed reviews.