Universidad Iberoamericana A.C. Campus Santa Fé
Degree in communications and Media / Aug 1997 – May 2002.
The Walt Disney Company, Orlando Florida
Seminar and workshops; introduction to Animation Techniques, May 2000.
MA Degree. Glasgow School Of Art, Masters in Animation July 2009 (Graduated) PhD research thesis at De Montfort University Leicester on Developing historically accurate Virtual Characters for digital heritage reconstructions, 2010 - today
Leader animator and visual FX artist using Autodesk Maya, After Effects, llustrator and Photoshop, primarly. October 2004 – May 2007.
Universidad Iberoamericana - Mexico City
Part time lecturer in the school of media and communications teaching web design and de-velopment processes and transmedia analysis and development. August 2002 – Current.
Universidad Anáhuac del Sur - Mexico City
Part time lecturer in Digital Media for the core modules for all degree programs. Current since August 2001.
I’ve worked on several freelance jobs for the past 16 years, including other educational institutions as well as working for private clients ranging from web design, and multimedia development, digital animation and postproduction for use in TV adverts, documentaries and music videos. My most recent enterprise www.votociego.com Which had almost 7Mil-lion views and over 20k visitors.
Language: Fluent English and Spanish Native
Technical knowledge (Software proficiency): Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Fusion, Adobe Creative Cloud, including Animate, Character Animator, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and packing mobile Apps for iOs and Android. Wordpress and GCP expert. Unity 5.0 and Unreal Game Developing tools, Cinema 4D. 3D Printing skills using Fabb Basic, Google Sketchup, TinkerCad and slicing softwares like Cura. OS X and Windows operating Systems.
PUBLICATIONS SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND SYMPOSIUMS.
Talk and paper “Augmented Reality iPhone/iPad App Development to Visualise Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltavorum) Nick Higgett, Eric Tatham & Gerardo Saucedo” at the Athens Institute for Education and research 4th Annual In-ternational Conference on Visual and Performing Arts. 3-6th June 2013 Athens Greece.
Guest speakers with Mr. Nicholas Higgett, and Dr. Eric Tatham at the DMU Games Conference (Cultural Exchanges) and Square Mile Project, Leicester, March 2013.
Guest speakers with Mr. Nicholas Higgett, Virtual romans at the Leicester Tech Start Up Group, Phoenix Arts and cinema, Leicester, Feb 2013.
Guest Lecturer focusing on methods used on the Virtual romans project with Mr. Nicholas Higgett at The College of Social Communication Innovation Srinakharin-wirot University, Bangkok, Thailand Jan-Feb 2013.
Short papers and panel discussion at International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Brighton, UK, 19-21 November 2012 Heritage Virtual Romans: Virtual Reconstruction of Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvorum) AD 210 Nick Higgett, Eric Tatham, Emily Baines, Gerardo Saucedo, Dave Everitt.
A joint paper with Higgett, N., Tatham , E., Everitt, D., Baines, E. and Saucedo, G., Virtual Romans: Virtual Reconstruction of Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvo-rum) 210AD, VAST 2012: The 13th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Ar-chaeology and Cultural Heritage.
Guest speakers with Mr. Nicholas Higgett, Virtual Romans Project for The National Association of Romano British Archeologists, Guildhall, Leicester July 29th. 2012.
Speaker at the Institute Of Creative Technologies: PhD Symposium IOCT Lab, De Montfort University, Leicester, July 13th, 2012.
Poster and Talk at the Digital Building Heritage conference Hugh Aston Building, Foyer De Montfort University Leicester, 25th May 2012 Poster presentation “A design method for the creation of Historically accurate digi-tal characters for use in Digital Heritage Reconstructions: Virtual Romans, Leicester 210 AD.” at the Research Degree Students Poster Competition and Research Open day, Wednesday 25th Of April 2012. De Montfort University, Leicester.
Virtually Roman! collaborative project with Dr. Mario Gongora, Dave Irvine and Gerardo Saucedo, De Montfort University (top 4 finalist team), at The BCS Machie nIntelligence Prize awarded for a live demonstration of 'Progress Towards Machine Intelligence' October 2010.
Higgett, N and Saucedo, G. (2010) Virtual Romans, Invited speakers at the “Digi-tising the Dead” Seminar for the Midlands Federation of Museums and Art Gal-leries at the New Walk Museum Leicester.