Ivan Oneka

  • Art Director

CV: Ivan Oneka
Name: Ivan Oneka
Country of origin: Spain/ Spanish
Age:42
e-mail: ivanoneka@gmail.com
Personal online portfolio: www.ivanoneka.carbonmade.com
Linkedin profile: http://mt.linkedin.com/pub/ivan-oneka/20/a66/5b5/
Skype: ivan.oneka
Telephone number: Mobile: +34 606369565

SKILLS:

ART DIRECTION & MANAGEMENT FOR VIDEO GAMES,FEATURE FILMS AND TV SERIES
CONCEPT ARTIST:CHARACTERS , ENVIROMENTS, MATTE PAINTING, PROPS/VEHICLES , UI/UX
FILM DIRECTOR.
TRADITIONAL AND STOP MOTION ANIMATION,STORYBOARDS AND LAYOUTS
SCULPTOR

MORE THAN 15 YEARS WORKING AS ART DIRECTOR IN CGI FEATURE FILMS, TV SERIES AND VIDEO GAMES, AND A TOTAL OF 22 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.

AGILE (JIRA) ENVIRONMENT, PERFORCE, MAYA, PHOTOSHOP, ZBRUSH, MUDBOX…OVERALL KNOWLEDGE FROM DIFFERENT PACKAGES RELATED TO CGI FILMS AND GAMES DEVELOPMENT (Experience with Unity, Unreal, gameSWF…)

Member of the Spanish Film Academy (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de Espana.
AWARDS: Goya Award for “Los Megasónicos” CGI Feature Film (First CGI Feature Film made in Europe-1996). 5 Goya Awards nominations as art director and once as Film Director in 2012 for "THE WISH FISH" CGI Feature Film.

Professional experience:
03/07/2016-Present
• The Workshop-Inventors of play: Art Director
03/08/2015-01/07/2016
• Moonfrog Labs: Art Director (5 projects for mobile platforms, iOS and Android)
• Working on these 5 projects with Mark Skaggs (Farmville, Cityville, Empires and Allies…)
1/08/2014- 01/08/2015:
• GAMELOFT: Art director at Gameloft studio in Valencia:
• Freelance artist :
Margaret Weiss Productions: Dragon Brigade: The affair of the orb. Ilustrations .RPG
Playmagic Ltd: Beasty Skaters, RAMBO (mobile games)
2012-2014:
• TRC Family Entertainment: Art Director: managing the amazing art department and overseeing the overall visual look for all the products from the company. Had the pleasure of managing awesome artists from EA, Pixar, ILM, Disney, Sony… Also working in parallel products as an MMO game,mobile games, interactive books, mini games and apps, consumer products and Interactive Website.
The Wishingttoth Storybook adventure. For tablets iOS and Android:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frtwACng90A
Giggle Pigs game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmkTkDkSxoI
Silver Wing Flyer game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAWwoxTMMpA

I also was worked remotely as Art Director and CCO for 6 new IPs Since 2011. So I was Art Director at TRC for 3 years. I managed 6 preproduction international teams to achieve awesome presentations for 6 IP´s
https://www.wishingtooth.com/
http://www.trcmediagroup.com/about/management/

• Emotional Robots. Inc. Freelance: Art direction and concept art for these android video games indie company.
Warm Gun. Carnival of bullets (FPS iOS)
• Noh vfx : Direction and art direction : Vodafone commercials for summer season.
2000-2012
• Baleuko (Durango, Spain) Art director & Film Director
http://www.baleuko.com
2011-2012:
"THE WISH FISH"
Full-length CG animated film. Director and Art director.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ELMaii2f14
2008-2012:
“BLACKIE & KANUTO :Full-length CG animated film. Art director.
http://www.blackieandkanuto.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-Gqeeog9_U
2011:
"THE ELF WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS" Aka(Olentzero eta Iratxoen Jauntxoa)Full-length CG animated film . Art director.
http://blip.tv/bivafego/olentzeroetairatxoenjauntxoa_makingof-5788928
2009:
• OMEGA-T:
Teaser for Full-length Feature Film. Director and Art director.

2007:
• “LA HORA DE LOS REGALOS”:
Full-length CG animated film. Art director.

2007:
• “BETIZU ETA URREZKO ZINTZARRIA”:
Full-length CG animated film: Art director.
2005:
• “OLENTZERO Y EL TRONCO MÁGICO ":
Full-length CG animated film. Art director.
2006:
• ”BETIZU ETA XANGADUKO MISTERIOA”:
Full-length CGI animated film: Art director.
2004: “UNIBERTSOLARIAK": children’s television series, CG animation for ETB, Art director
2003:
• "LOS BALUNIS EN lA AVENTURA DEL FIN DEL MUNDO ":
Full-length CG animated film.Nominated for a Goya award. Art director
• “BETIZU IZAR ARTEAN”:
Full-length CGI animated film (70'). Art director
2002
• “ANJÉ, LA LEYENDA DEL PIRINEO”:
Full-length animated film CGI and 2D, nominated for the Goya award for best animated film in 2002. Art director
2000-2006
• “BETIZU KLUBA ":
Daily children’s TV Show, for ETB. Art director
2000:
• ” ETB SUMMER SEASON 2000” Clay Stop Motion animation advertising campaign for the Basque Country Television (ETB) Summer season. Director and animator.
Other kinds of work, such as:
Set and costume design, logotypes, comics, collaboration on company videos and documentaries, advertisements etc.

1999-2000:
Disney Animation France/Paris: Contract Pre production Clay Sculptor.

1997-1999
• Encore animation (Bilbao).Founder.
Clay Stop Motion, CGI and traditional animation for several Spanish television stations (CANAL +, Tele 5, Canal 9, Tele Madrid), as well as company videos, TV advertisements and interactive CD-Roms for many other companies in a wide variety of areas, through clients such as "Look at me multimedia"," Redox multimedia"and” Galdakano Hospital”
Stop Motion Shorts: “IVANHOE, THE PRISIONER”
“FAT BOY”
• Historical and fantasy miniatures modeller for several of the most representative European companies in this sector, such as: Nimix-Kenox, Andrea miniaturas, Pegaso models, Alemany, Gefranc (later, Acción Prad), Postemilitaire, and many others.

1995-1997
• Merlín animación ( Bilbao)
A&V (Animation & video).
Traditional animation: Animation and pre-production
Animation teacher at the A&V Academy in Bilbao, while working at Merlín Animación.
At Merlín Animación: Traditional animator ,storyboard artist and character designer for various English animated series such as:
"FANTOMCAT”, "BILLY THE CAT", "MYTHS AND LEGENDS", “ THE TROGLONKS and many more...

Animator for the Feature Film, " ANASTASIA". For Twenty Century Fox, FOX ANIMATION

• Also worked for several Spanish series such as: "LA COCINA DE CARLOS ARGIÑANO", "MÉDICO DE FAMILIA", "NARIGOTA", and full-length films like "MARCO ANTONIO Y CLEOPATRA" or " EL REGRESO DEL VIENTO DEL NORTE".