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Alexander Hosking

Display name:
Alexander Hosking
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Closest Major City (for Meetings):
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Main Position:
Technical Director
  @ Arcestra
Technical Director
  @ Arcestra

2013-08-01 - Present  (5 years, 9 months, 24 days)

- Creating/maintaining Infrastructure Inventory
- Network planning
- Hardware/Software deployments
- Documentation creation and maintenance

Lead 3D Artist
  @ Arcestra

2009-02-01 - Present  (10 years, 3 months, 24 days)

Blending Python, .Net, C++ and Maxscript to create tools to best suit our pipeline.
Creating user tools and user information packages to ensure consistency, quality, and accuracy across our projects.

Intermediate Max Scripting Knowledge
- Created scripts to interpret 3D content from internal software to clean, optimize and replace models
- Created scripts to aide work efficiency replacing hour-long tasks with a few mouse clicks
- enhancing productivity and efficiency in dealing with reading and writing to multiple files

Creating 3D over 200 Furniture Models optimized for in-house rendering and software development.
Modifying original models to cope with and better adapt to software development and technological advancements.

Responsible for sourcing and purchasing render farm hardware.
Installed, configured, and maintained Deadline(previously backburner)/vray render farm and associated services.
Purchased 3D Workstations and software.

Storyboarding and producing videos/stills for clients and marketing purposes.

Member Since: March 19, 2012  (7 years, 2 months, 6 days)