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

About

Problem Solver | Design Technology Explorer | 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 Documentation

Software proficiency

Houdini
Houdini
Nuke
Nuke
Python
Python
Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity

Reel

Experience

  • Design Technology Specialist at HOK
    April 2020 - September 2020

    Led research and development of emerging technology including virtual and augmented reality visualizations in Unity and Unreal Engine. Managed building model asset library and administered automation processes.

  • 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.