Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell

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First Name * Leigh
Last Name * Russell
Username * LRussell
Country * United Kingdom
City South East London
Nationality British



A highly talented intermediate user of Maya, Mental Ray and ZBrush, combining keen critical interest in 3D with a broad skill set based on traditionally art training with 18 years sustained experience in Illustration and Graphic design.
A motivated self starter, enthusiastic team player with a strong ability to collaborate, as well as work autonomously, to produce concepts through to delivery. Working to tight deadlines and thriving in a fast turnaround busy workplace. One of 12 students selected from over 350 candidates to attend the fully funded, 13 week, Maya for VFX course, at Escape Studios, after successful completion, immediate employment as a Matchmove Artist.
An established creative professional, with strong work ethic proven by a versatile portfolio and showreel, demanding inspection and highlighted by having won:
Citigroup Rave Award 2004
Shell Live Wire Award 1994
Mike Hodgett Award 1990