Hans Palacios
Hans Palacios
CG Generalist & Design Tech Explorer
United States of America, United States of America

Summary

Problem Solver | Design Technology Explorer | Production Trainer | Life-long Learner. In the company of dreamers and risk-takers. Defined by perseverance and the pursuit of my potential. Boldly advancing into the next challenging venture.

I have a strong interest in analyzing processes and design development with the expertise to enhance their productivity and value. Using efficiencies in software interoperability and automation, including procedural modelling, Python scripting, machine learning, and real-time visualizations, just to name a few, I am able to achieve optimal workflows to strategically balance time, budget, and quality.

Skills

Procedural Modelling3D ModellingAugmented RealityMotion GraphicsAutomation ScriptingProcess OptimizationExploratory ResearchProblem SolvingProject ManagementTeam CollaborationMethod DocumentationArchitectural Design

Software proficiency

Houdini
Houdini
Nuke
Nuke
Python
Python
Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity
RizomUV
RizomUV
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer

Reel

Experience

  • CG Generalist & Production Trainer at Freelance
    September 2018 - Present

    Research, develop, and implement computer graphics tools and methodologies for visualizations, information architecture, UX/UI, mixed reality, procedural modelling, motion graphics, and other emerging technology. Guide business operations and training through qualified leadership and research.

  • Design Technology Manager at HOK
    April 2016 - September 2018

    Led research and development of emerging technology, including visualization interfaces, automation, data analysis, and software interoperability. Developed project execution plans, processed automation, and trained BIM Coordinators to administer project workflows. Defined and communicated hardware/software specifications for optimization and to guide leadership decision-making. Managed design technology and training on software utilized for all disciplines: Consulting, Design, Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering (Structural, MEP, Security), and Construction Administration.