Jan Patrick Meyer

VFX Artist | Compositor
Films ~ Commercials ~ Television ~ Video Games


Profile of Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (German, native / English) with proven talents in compositing for VFX and CG projects including techniques such as tracking, chroma keying, rotoscoping, set extensions, clean-up work, integration and color grading.
  • Advanced talents in high and low resolution, organic and hard surface 3D modeling, digital sculpting, image/digital editing, character animation, lighting and rendering.
  • Beginner level skills in rigging, shading and texturing.
  • Team player with calm demeanor and ability to plan and coordinate seamless workflow process.
  • Proficient in real and stylized lighting and rendering including light effects such as volumetrics and caustics.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organization and on-set supervision of VFX shots for student projects.
  • Highly regarded for sharp technical skills and excellent eye for color and detail.
  • Exceptional presentation, time management, conflict resolution, and decision making skills.
  • Possess an outstanding eye for realism and detail, colors, and their affect.
  • Extremely passionate in film making with strong 3D background and good knowledge of the whole film pipeline



Anvanced level:
The Foundry, Nuke | Autodesk, Mudbox | Mental Ray for Maya | Shotgun | Tactic

Basic – Medium level:
Adobe, Photoshop | Adobe, After Effects | Imagineer Systems, mocha AE | Autodesk, Maya | Autodesk, Matchmover | V-Ray for Maya



3D & VFX Diploma, Pixl Visn Media Arts Academy, Cologne, Germany, 2014

Received instruction and mentoring by industry professionals such as:

  • Senior Lighting Technical Director and Compositing Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks (movies: Guardians of the Galaxy, Hotel Transylvania, I Am Legend, The Amazing Spiderman, The Matrix Revolutions)
  • Former Visual Effects Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks (movies: Ted, The Core, Starship Troopers)
  • Professional Computer Animator from Buena Vista Visual Effects, Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks (movies: Shrek, Ants, Mortal Kombat, 13 Ways to Die at Home)
  • Senior 3D Animator at Disney/Pixar (movies: Avatar, Your Highness, Were the Wild Things Are, Trollhunter)
  • Supervisor and CGI Artist for movies such as The Simpsons Movie, Fantastic Four, and Speed Racer.
  • Character Technical Director at DreamWorks Animation (movies: Puss in Boots, Kung Fu Panda 2, The Tale of Despereaux, Rise of the Guardians)

Secondary School Diploma, Gymnasium Achern, Achern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 2012