My name is Jake Newton. 3D VFX is my passion and hobby. I'd like to start as a Junior 3D Generalist.
GET TO KNOW JAKE
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB TO START YOUR CAREER WITH?
I would really love to start of my career as a junior 3D Generalist. I think I have a very wide variety of technical and artistic abilities. I enjoy all aspects of 3D VFX and this role would be a dream to me to start my career.
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN FIVE WORDS OR LESS.
Hard-working, passionate, fun, kind, focused.
WHAT MAKES YOU UNIQUE?
Fast learner, willingness to try new things, focused.
WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES?
My biggest strength and weakness is the same thing. I struggle to take enough breaks and my mind off from work that I’m working on. This sometimes makes me overworked but also allows me to get more work done and to a higher standard.
TELL US AN ACHIEVEMENT YOU ARE PROUD OF.
Going from getting low grades at school to getting Firsts on uni projects.
WHICH MOVIE INSPIRED YOU THE MOST TO CHOOSE THIS
Life of Pi, Avatar and Interstellar were three that massively inspired me for different reasons.
DESCRIBE YOUR FAVORITE VFX SEQUENCE.
The detached scene in Gravity. Everything from the modelling to the cinematography is breathtaking.
WHY DO YOU DESERVE A GREATER SHARE OF SPACE IN THE YEARBOOK?
I have achieved so much and helped as many of my peers as much as I can during my time at Escape.