Curriculum Vitae

Jan Zavadil, BEng
Animator/3D generalist

Phone: (00420) 732 252 498, e-mail:

2008-2013                  NHTV University of Applied Sciences in Breda, the Netherlands – International Game Architecture & Design – 3D Visual art
2004-2008                  Secondary education at Montessori College Science and Technique in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Work experience
2018 - present             Senior Animator/CG generalist/ Head of 3D pipeline at Heaven Labs s.r.o. in Prague,                                         Czech Republic
                                   Commercial spots for Mana Food for a bette life.
                                   Web (product) stills and animations
                                   Animatics, layouts, animation, rigging, modeling, tool Mel scripting,
                                    3D pipeline setup, maintenance and documentation

2017 - present             Freelancing Animator/3D Generalist
                                   Animation of commercial spots for: Innogy, Klasa

2014 - 2017                Animator/CG generalist at studio Eallin in Prague, Czech Republic
                                   Mainly animation, lighting, rendering, modeling, texturing:
                                   I. and II. series of bedtime stories Nejmenší slon na světě
commercial spots for: Balakryl, Bernard, Cadbury, Cif, Česká pojišťovna, Domestos, Electro World, Gambrinus,, Loto SK, Lubyatovo, Migros,Modrá Pyramida, Muri the cat, Nestlé, Pickwick, Plamienok, Pribináček, Prozeta, Sazka, Seznam, Toma natura
- Vivaldiano

2011 - 2012                Animator at Art And Animation studio in Prague, Czech Republic
                                   Czech feature movie Goat story with cheese

School team projects (PC games)
Time of light               Artist in a team of 7 people
Relativity                    Art lead and QA lead in a team of 13 people

Software experience
Expert:                        Autodesk Maya, Arnold, Redshift, Mental ray
Intermediate:                  Houdini, zBrush, Autodesk Mudbox, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere
Beginner:                    Faceware retargeter, Autodesk MotionBuilder, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Audition

Expert:                        Animation, modeling, rigging, lighting, rendering, Mel scripting
Intermediate:              vfx, texturing, drawing

Czech (native), Dutch (bilingual), English (fluent), German (conversant)

Personal details
Date of birth: 22-08-1989

Nationality: Czech

Marital status: married
Drivers license: A, B

Interests and activities
Motorbike, sport, drawing, animation