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Henry Mbangala Mbata

  • 3D Animator, Motion Graphics Artist or Video Editor
  • Pretoria, ZA
  • 16/06/2021
Full time

Personal Summary

Dear Mr. /Mrs.:
My name is Henry Mbangala Mbata and I strongly believe my 13 years' experience in 3D modelling, texturing, animation, motion graphics, graphics design, and video editing will be of a great benefit to the continued growth of your company.

I have my Autodesk 3D Studio Max Certified Professional certification and I am very skilled in SideFX Houdini, Autodesk Maya, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop. I have over 6 years’ experience as being an Autodesk 3D Studio Max instructor at two Autodesk Authorized Training Centres (ATCs).

I would like to offer my services as a 3D generalist, 3D Animator, motion graphics artist, video editor or graphics designer. My portfolio can be seen at https://www.henrythejedi.com/projects-works
and my show reel and technical reel are accessible at http://www.henrythejedi.com/showreel

Over the past 12 years, I have been teaching 3D Studio Max, Adobe After Effects, and Houdini on my website https://www.henrythejedi.com and my youtube channel is https://www.youtube.com/user/henrythejeditube

I also do all the 3D animations, motion graphics, and video editing for the five-time NBA All-Star Sidney Moncrief and his company "Moncreaf One Team", which offers personal development at https://sidneymoncrief.com

Video links: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BYP2L8g3SmkeTnMswT8XzL7sAwnmU8JM/view
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lxKyzuiTktoMhsSSAADjLb8SbF0qo7Jd/view
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbDJ_EMm08w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfvULpJCwas


I created 18 videos for the Schindler Group, the Swiss multinational company, which involved creating dynamic an animated employee training programme. I was responsible for all the 2D character rigging and animation, text animation, motion graphics, voice over editing, video editing, and rendering.
Video links:
https://youtu.be/5TuRP1M6oiE
https://youtu.be/zjIlU1vgaE4
I also was responsible for all the 3D animated videos for the Namibian Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Official Campaign of the year 2019.
The video links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiJwe6Kyce4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkNyr4S-nWM
I did all the 3D modelling, texturing, animation, and rendering for the Barloworld Motor Retail project. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgzVw-ZvSvA

I worked on the Covid-19 video for the United Nations Organization UNESCO as a way to address COVID-19 misconceptions, the video link is: https://youtu.be/7zdz9FjoxRA

I did the 3d character modelling, texturing, rigging & animations for the little boy, lady, & grandfather. I also built fluid dynamic systems for the boy washing his hands & sanitizing, smoke simulation to simulate breath, crowd simulation to illustrate social distancing, & cloth simulation. I also did the video editing work & text editing.

I created all the storyboards/pre-visualizations for the 2016 Kalushi movie directed by Mr. Mandla Dube.
Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3487278/

I created several motion graphics video for Debmarine Namibia, Links:
https://youtu.be/ABq6lN8OWCs
https://youtu.be/ez5J7HqJxd4
https://youtu.be/hSk5l3Do3-U


I also did all the modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting for an animated cartoon series, you can view it at the following link: https://youtu.be/pEolo-NMuwc


Having worked on several different types of artistically challenging projects for several types of clients across various industries, I comfortably work in a team or alone from start to finish depending on the job at hand. I am very fluent in both English and French languages.

I am currently based in South Africa and I am prepared to relocate and make all necessary travel arrangements to travel to meet you if need be to discuss my contribution towards the growth of your company and to continue learning.
Thank you sincerely,


Henry Mbangala Mbata

Work Experience

Freelance Motion Graphics Artist/Video Editor
Jan 2008 - NALEDI3D FACTORY

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA


Duties & Responsibilities:
Designing, texturing, rigging, animating, and rendering 3d models
Video editing

Creating motion graphics videos

Exporting 3D Models for use in 3D Virtual reality Simulations
Graphic Design
Leading/advising/Teaching team members some 3D Max tricks or Adobe After Effects

techniques


Freelance Motion Graphics Artist/Video Editor

April 2019 to Present
https://sidneymoncrief.com


Duties & Responsibilities:
I do all the 3D animations, motion graphics, and video editing for the five-time NBA
All-Star Sidney Moncrief and his company "Moncreaf One Team", which offers

personal development at https://sidneymoncrief.com

3D STUDIO MAX INSTRUCTOR/TRAINER
Sep 2012 - AUTODESK

SOUTH AFRICA


Duties & Responsibilities:
I teach Autodesk 3D Studio Max to people of various backgrounds, from engineers and career professionals to new Autodesk 3D Studio max users

I cover every aspect of the software from user interface to modelling, texturing,
lighting, rigging, animation, rendering


3D MODELER AND ANIMATOR

3D STUDIO MAX INSTRUCTOR/TRAINER
Sep 2015 - AUTODESK

SOUTH AFRICA


Duties & Responsibilities:
I teach Autodesk 3D Studio Max to people of various backgrounds, from engineers and career professionals to new Autodesk 3D Studio max users

I cover every aspect of the software from user interface to modelling, texturing,
lighting, rigging, animation, rendering

Jul 2007 - Nov 2007 CENTRE FOR CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

SOUTH AFRICA


Duties & Responsibilities:
Designing, texturing, rigging, animating, and rendering 3d models
Video editing
1. National Matric Certificate, 2004

Education

Associate's Degree - Information Technology
BEREAPARK HIGH SCHOOL
Software Development
TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY